2017 Press Releases

Riley, a 7 month old puppy that was stolen from the Santa Maria Animal Center has been returned. Riley was stolen from the Santa Maria Animal Center on April 13, 2017 and returned on April 19, 2017.

The Traffic Unit of the Goleta Police Department will step up pedestrian safety enforcement operations tomorrow, April 19, 2017, with focused enforcement on collision causing factors involving motorists and pedestrians.

As summer approaches and mosquito season begins, the Santa Barbara County Public Health Department (SBCPHD) would like to provide an update on Zika virus disease and steps you can take to protect yourself and your family from this and other infections spread by mosquitoes.

Dollar General Stores throughout the State Improperly Handled and Disposed of Hazardous Waste

Santa Barbara County Animal Services is partnering with C.A.R.E. 4 Paws to bring a Licensing Clinic and FREE Spay-Neuter clinic to the residents of the Cuyama Valley.

The Santa Barbara County Sheriff's Office is releasing the name of the homicide victim who was discovered yesterday, April 16, 2017, in the 100 block of Goodwin Road in Santa Maria. The decedent is 28-year-old Elyse Marie Erwin of Santa Maria. The next of kin has been notified.

Just before 7:00 am. this morning, April 16, 2017, Sheriff's deputies responded to the 100 block of Goodwin Drive in Santa Maria to a report of a woman down.

At approximately 3:00 a.m this morning, April 16, 2017, deputies from the Santa Barbara County Sheriff's Office responded to a possible domestic disturbance in the 200 block of Aldebaran in the Vandenberg Village area near Lompoc.

* * * * * P R E S S R E L E A S E * * * * * April 14, 2017 Re: Santa Barbara County District Attorney's Office Holds Media Event April 19th, 2017 at 12:00 p.m. Commemorating National Crime Victims' Rights Week District Attorney Joyce E. Dudley announced today that the Santa Barbara County District Attorney's Office wil


The Santa Barbara Chapter of the American Institute of Architects (AIA) conducts an annual juried Design Awards Program to honor the work of its membership. The "American Institute of Architects, Santa Barbara Design Awards 2016 Exhibition" will also feature the artwork of students enrolled in the "Kids Draw" Architecture program.