"The growth of jobs is going to continue to be in the farm sector, so that behooves mostly the north county of Santa Barbara", says economist Mark Schniepp of the California Economic Forecast, "mostly professional services, you'll see a little bit of uptick in construction jobs because you have a lot more projects breaking ground particularly in the north county, housing and non-residential and commercial types of construction, so look for a little bit of an uptick in construction workers."
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A 24-year-old Santa Barbara man is behind bars after he allegedly stabbed his ex-friend's new romantic partner.
After hours of searching a sea lion attacked with knife in Oxnard has been rescued and is now on the road to recovery.
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Since 1939 Esau's Cafe in Santa Barbara has been serving up hearty breakfast and lunches that won acclaim from many travel magazines and on line postings from loyal customers. Today the grills are cold and the doors are closed.
A 24-year-old field worker sustained several stab wounds after a fellow worker turned on him in an unprovoked attack according to the Santa Barbara County Sheriff's Office.
Boyd Tarwater says he was in the right place at the right time.
Plains All-American Pipeline workers said an automatic shut-off valve would not have prevented the spill and may have made it worse.
Dave Alley flies with the U.S. Coast Guard and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration to get a birds eye's view and assessment of the coastal oil spill.
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