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:
An arrest warrant has been issued for a 24-year old Santa Maria-area man who carries a drug-resistant strain of tuberculosis. Local health authorities are warning people not to come in close contact with him.
On Friday, prosecutors announced five now-suspended players from the Cal Poly football team and a woman will face various robbery-related charges from an incident at a fraternity house just off campus.