CNBC scored each state on 51 measures of competitiveness from infrastructure to technology and education to determine which are the best to do business in this year. Here are the Top 20:
12. North Carolina
5. (tie) Utah
5. (tie) Virginia
3. North Dakota
1. South Dakota
To read the rankings in full, click here.
A driver was airlifted to Cottage Hospital after they lost control of their car early Monday morning.
The suspects, believed to be five women, got away with thousands in cash.
Two unconnected overseas emergencies -- the Ebola outbreak in West Africa and Islamic terrorists in Iraq and Syria -- are prompting President Barack Obama to embark on a two-day U.S. road trip.
Six suspected gang members from Santa Maria are behind bars accused of attempted murder.
Six current and former University of California Santa Barbara students have filed a federal complaint against the university claiming the administration mishandled their sexual assault cases.
Reverend Frank Schaefer's reinstatement being challenged by Methodist Church Judicial Council
Cal Fire was called out to the intersection of Scenic View Way and Camino Mariposa in Nipomo Sunday around 1:30.
Santa Barbara police officers are investigating a bank robbery Monday.
California Highway Patrol has identified the man who died in the early morning crash on highway 101.
A Santa Barbara man was arrested Friday on a host of drug related charges, and also accused of endangering six children, including his 3-year-old son.
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