Message from the Santa Barbara County Office of Emergency Management: Weather Advisory
The National Weather Service is now indicating that the storm that was predicted for Tuesday has weakened and will now arrive on Wednesday. No evacuations from this storm are necessary. The Santa Barbara County Office of Emergency Management and cooperating emergency response agencies will continue monitor the weather system for changes and will alert the public if the storm gets stronger. Go to
www.readysbc.org for updates.
At approximately 3:00 p.m. today, October 1, 2018, an adult male was on the railroad tracks near Pacheco and 12 Streets near Guadalupe when he was struck by an Amtrak passenger train that was headed northbound.
Santa Barbara County District Attorney Joyce E. Dudley announced today that she was contacted by the Department of Justice indicating that the former bass player for the rock band, The Ataris pleaded guilty earlier today to a charge of conspiracy to commit mail and wire fraud.
Joseph E. Holland, County Clerk-Recorder-Assessor & Registrar of Voters announced that 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.
While eradicating an illegal marijuana cultivation in the Cuyama Valley on September 26, 2018, Sheriff's detectives and deputies conducted a safety sweep of the property. During this safety sweep, a small puppy was located lying on a pile of plastic surrounded by fertilizers and hazardous chemicals.
On September 25 and 26, 2018, Sheriff's detectives assigned to the Special Investigations Bureau and Criminal Investigations Bureau, along with the two resident deputies assigned to the New Cuyama Sheriff's substation, served a series of search warrants on suspected illegal marijuana cultivation sites in the Cuyama Valley.
As part of an on-going effort in Santa Barbara County to reduce the amount of victims being abused by human traffickers, Sheriff's detectives assigned to the Special Investigations Bureau and Criminal Investigations Bureau conducted a two-day undercover operation in the City of Goleta this past Thursday and Friday night
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