2017 Press Releases

Santa Barbara County District Attorney Joyce E. Dudley has proudly posted on the District Attorney's website a YouTube video of the recent Tedx Santa Barbara talk presented by Megan Riker-Rheinschild, Victim Assistance Director of the Santa Barbara County District Attorney's office.

At approximately 8:30 p.m. last night, December 19, 2017, Sheriff's deputies were dispatched to a report of a burglary in progress at a residence in the 1000 block of Channel Dr. in Montecito. The property's on-site manager received an alarm activation and reviewed surveillance video.

United Way of Santa Barbara County has joined forces with United Way of Ventura County to directly support those individuals and families affected by the Thomas Fire.

-Ms-COUNTY EXECUTIVE OFFICE 105 E. Anapamu St., Fourth Floor, Santa Barbara CA 93101 (805) 568-3400 FAX (805) 568-3414 COMUNICADO DE PRENSA 20 de diciembre de 2017 Contact: Santa Barbara County Joint Information Center 805-696-1188 Media Line Only INCENDIO THOMAS: LE GUSTARA AYUDAR? LEA ESTO PARA ALGUNAS RECOMENDACIONE


Santa Barbara County District Attorney Joyce E. Dudley announced today that charges have been filed against Rigoberto Pauceno Gracida, as a result of a multi-vehicle crash that occurred on December 17, 2017 on Highway 154 just east of Zaca Station Road.

Evacuation Orders have been lifted or modified for some areas of the Carpinteria and Santa Barbara Foothills. 

Las Órdenes de Evacuación han sido revocadas o modificadas para algunas áreas de las estribaciones de Carpinteria and Santa Barbara.


Beginning at 6 a.m. Tuesday, Dec. 19th, Coast Village Road (including Coast Village Circle) between Olive Mill Road and Hot Springs Road will be opened. Roads north of Coast Village Road will not be opened.

A partir de las 6 a.m. martes, 19 de diciembre Coast Village Road (incluso a Coast Village Circle) entre Olive Mill Road y Hot Springs Road serán abiertas. Calles norte de Coast Village Road no serán abiertas.

Más de 300,000 máscaras N-95 han sido distribuidas a las comunidades en el Condado de Santa Bárbara afectadas por niveles insalubres de humo del incendio Thomas.