2011 Press Releases

The Santa Barbara County Fire Department and Southern California Edison (SCE) wants to remind you that safety around electricity is important. Electricity can be dangerous. Coming into contact with electrical wires can cause serious injury or even death. SCE has provided this fact sheet that includes tips to help you stay safe around power lines.

The California Department of Food and Agriculture has positively identified 5 light brown apple moths from a single insect trap near the intersection of Casitas Pass Road and Shepard Mesa Road in Carpinteria. The detection of this many moths in a localized area will trigger State and Federal quarantines in the area surrounding the detections.

Today, December 16, 2011, Santa Barbara District Attorney Joyce Dudley announced the Santa Barbara District Attorney's Office recently filed 5 counts of felony embezzlement...

Today, December 15, 2011, Santa Barbara District Attorney Joyce Dudley announced the filing of charges in the case involving Joseph Armendariz...

At 11:54 am, Santa Barbara County Fire Department (SBC FD) responded to an injured hiker located on Tunnel Trail in the area of Seven Falls.

The fight against rural crime in Santa Barbara County is getting a boost thanks to a State grant obtained by the Santa Barbara Sheriff's Office.

California Secretary of State Elections Fraud Division Finds No Evidence of Election Fraud in November 2008 Election

The City of Goleta Police Department will conduct a sobriety and driver's license checkpoint on Friday December 16, 2011, within the City of Goleta, where a significant number of DUI related collisions and DUI arrests have occurred.

Santa Barbara District Attorney Joyce Dudley announces the filing of charges in the tragic death of Sergio Romero

About 50,000 people die in automobile accidents each year in the United States . Another 22 million are injured. Almost all collisions are preventable.