Just released figures from the state figures show a month to month drop in unemployment in Santa Barbara, and San Luis Obispo Counties.
The jobless rate for Santa Barbara County dropped from 6.7% in July, to 6.3% in August. San Luis Obispo County’s number also dipped, from 6.9% in July, to 6.6% last month.
The region bucked what happened statewide. California’s jobless rate went from 8.7% in July, to 8.9% in August.