The latest unemployment figures for the Central Coast are among the lowest in years.
Santa Barbara County’s jobless rate went 5.4% in April, to 5% in May.
In San Luis Obispo County, unemployment also dropped month to month, going from 5.2% in April, to 5% in May.
Statewide figures also showed a slight dip in the jobless rate.
California’s unemployment went from 7.7% in April, to 7.6% in May.