A recording of the press conference held on Wed., Jan. 2, 2008, by former Santa Barbara News-Press newsroom workers celebrating a recent ruling in their favor. A federal judge is recommending they be rehired by the daily newspaper and be given back pay. … News-Press attorneys vow to appeal; union lawyers say they will push for workers to get jobs back ASAP. About 75 community supporters and members of the media showed up in De la Guerra Plaza. Melinda Burns acted as MC.