Starting January 1, 2019, minimum wages jumps from $10.50 to $11 and for employers with more than 25 employees that number is bumped to $12.
January 1, 2019
Firefighters will set hundreds of Christmas trees ablaze during the annual Christmas Tree Burn in Solvang.
If you’re traveling in the near future, you may want to book your trip soon.
For many women, getting a mammogram can be an excruciating experience, keeping them from making an appointment for their yearly exam.
Gas prices are dropping for the start of 2019. According to AAA, gas prices are below $2 per gallon in nearly 20 percent of states, which is the lowest start to the New Year since 2016.
Offshore flow continues to drive mostly clear skies and dry air. This will mean that interior valleys could drop into the lower 20s with freezing conditions along the Central Coast and Southcoast. Advisories are in place for the cold air. With the cold start Wednesday, high will only recover into the 50s inland and lower 60s for most of the coast. Wednesday night into Thursday looks very similar (maybe warmer by a degree or two on the lows and highs).
The first baby of 2019 in San Luis Obispo County was born shortly after the start of the New Year.
Starting January 1st, farm workers in California are now eligible to receive overtime pay after 9.5 hours of work.
While many advocacy groups say this is long overdue, some in the agricultural community caution this could cause a rise in the costs of fruits and vegetables at the grocery store.
Three people are under arrest after the discovery of narcotics that were being made and used at a Santa Barbara home located just feet from a local preschool, authorities say.
Among the dozens of new state laws going into effect Tuesday, are new protections for women across California.
At least three babies have made their debuts in Santa Barbara County on New Year’s Day.
At least one person was injured when a vehicle hit a pedestrian in Oceano on New Year’s Day.
A float in the annual Tournament of Roses Parade in Pasadena caught fire New Year’s Day.
Authorities say a 9-year-old California girl is in stable condition after she was accidentally shot in the back by her 5-year-old cousin.
It’s a full house at the beach in Cayucos as people get ready to take the New Year’s Day plunge.
Nearly 200 locals kicked off 2019 running, walking and jumping in the ocean at Pismo Beach Tuesday morning.
Freezing temperatures can kill crops and harm outdoor pets of livestock.
The Rose Parade took place in Southern California Tuesday.
There’s only one day left to visit reindeer at the Santa Barbara Zoo before they make their way back to the North Pole.
NASA’s New Horizons spacecraft has survived humanity’s most distant exploration of another world.