Published On: Jul 11 2013 11:53:42 AM CDTUpdated On: Jun 06 2014 10:29:49 AM CDT
The country has finally regained all the jobs it lost during the recession, adding 217,000 jobs in May. The unemployment rate nationally remains at 6.3 percent. Perhaps not surprisingly, many of the cities with the lowest jobless rates are college towns or boomtowns for oil drilling and other natural resources. Here are the latest figures available:
A Los Angeles judge sentenced 54-year-old Kelly Gearhart to 14 years in a federal prison Thursday morning. The former Atascadero 'Citizen of the Year' was convicted of fraud and money laundering after costing millions of dollars to investors who had contributed money into Central Coast real estate projects.
With the Fourth of July weekend upon us, Santa Barbara County Fire Investigators will be actively patrolling the unincorporated areas of the County looking for illegal fireworks displays, illegal fireworks, and fires.