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  • Are You Prepared for an Emergency and Potential Evacuation? The community is invited to hear information intended to help individuals make important safety decisions and prepare for emergencies, power outages and evacuation. Hear how the County of Santa Barbara and countywide public safety officials and first responders are preparing for emergency alerting notifications and communications. View meeting dates and times

  • COUNTY VOTER INFORMATION GUIDES ARRIVING IN YOUR MAILBOX - Santa Barbara County Voter Information Guides are currently being mailed to all registered voters who should start seeing them in their mailboxes in the next few days. State Voter Information Guides are also being mailed to households listing a registered voter. Read more

  • POLL WORKERS NEEDED FOR THE NOVEMBER 6, 2018 CONSOLIDATED GENERAL ELECTION - The Santa Barbara County Registrar of Voters office is looking for volunteers to serve as poll workers for the November 6, 2018 Consolidated General Election. Community participation is key to staffing the nearly 170 precinct boards for the election. To learn more about the poll worker program and training process, read the press release.

  • Looking to file an application to reduce your property tax assessment? The Assessment Appeals filing period is now open from July 2, 2018 through November 30, 2018. Click here for more information on the Assessment Appeals process, mandatory filing fees, and to download the current form.

  • In the event of a power outage, local radio stations become an important source for emergency information. Visit this link for a list of stations to check if you lose power and cannot access the internet.

    Radio Ready