The U.S. Postal Service is considering closing its processing and distribution facility in Oxnard and moving the work to its Goleta facility, a move that would save about $1.8 million and cost the region 79 jobs. The Postal Service has scheduled a public meeting for Jan. 20 in Oxnard to review the proposal. At that Read More →
Santa Barbara’s proposed $152 million criminal courthouse project is expected to create 3,500 direct and indirect jobs in the area over a five-year period, representing a major economic boost to the region’s sagging construction industry. Local builders say the project will likely be handed to a larger, out-of-town general contractor who can handle the scope Read More →
The California Judicial Branch has zoomed in on a downtown Santa Barbara location where it plans to build a $152 million criminal courthouse, a massive project that would create an estimated 3,500 direct and indirect jobs in the area as the South County’s criminal and traffic court operations are consolidated under one roof. The state court Read More →
The Dec. 6 deal that extends unemployment benefits and the Bush-era tax breaks erases a lot of uncertainty.
The tri-county region is showing signs of digging itself out of a deep hole.