2019 Press Releases

The Santa Barbara County Public Health Department is seeking community members to complete a 20-minute online survey. The survey is part of a collaborated effort with Cottage Health and other local agencies to assess the health of the entire county community.

At 8:15 p.m. on Tuesday, Oct. 15, 2019, the Santa Barbara County Sheriff's Office responded to a 911 call at the home of actor Ron Ely.

At 8:15 PM on Tuesday, October 15, 2019, the Santa Barbara County Sheriff's Office - Public Safety Dispatch Center received a 9-1-1 call reporting a family disturbance at 4141 Mariposa Dr. in Hope Ranch, CA.

The Santa Barbara County Sheriff's Office - Special Investigations Bureau (SIB) concluded a several month's long investigation, culminating in the arrest of 26-year-old Jacob Cardenas on Tuesday, October 8, 2019.

California Resources Corporation Settles Environmental Enforcement Action - Joint Effort by District Attorneys of Santa Barbara, Kern, Los Angeles, and Ventura Counties

On Saturday, October 12, 2019, zombies will be taking over Santa Barbara County Animal Services' Santa Maria Animal Center to raise money and awareness for homeless shelter animals.

Santa Barbara County District Attorney Joyce E. Dudley announced today the resolution of a civil lawsuit against Jim Vreeland Motors, Inc., d/b/a Jim Vreeland Ford.

The Sheriff's Office is asking for the public's help in keeping the community safe following three residential burglaries this week in Santa Ynez.

A permitted range improvement burn has been planned in conjunction with the Santa Barbara County Fire Department at the Righetti Ranch south of Orcutt, between Highways 101 and 135, during the burn window of October 15, 2019 – January 1, 2020.

Se planifica una quemadura en conjunto con el Departamento de Bomberos del Condado de Santa Bárbara en el Rancho Righetti al sur de Orcutt, entre las autopistas 101 y 135, durante la ventana de tiempo del 15 de octubre de 2019 al 1 de enero, 2020.