2018 Press Releases

There's no better time to do a quick check-up on your blue bin than America Recycles Day on November 15. Recycling markets have changed quite a bit lately, so what you may have put in your bin earlier this year might not be recyclable now.

Santa Barbara County Air Pollution Control District and Santa Barbara County Public Health Department encourage Santa Barbara County residents to be alert to air quality conditions over the weekend.

The Santa Barbara County Sheriff's Office is holding a "Coffee with a Cop" event on Thursday, November 15, 2018 from 8:00 a.m. to 10:00 a.m. at Starbucks located at the Camino Real Marketplace at 7030 Marketplace Drive in the City of Goleta.

Santa Barbara County is providing mutual assistance to Ventura County to help assist with evacuations and road closures due to several wildfires burning in Ventura County.

All of us have been shocked and deeply saddened by last night's mass murder in Thousand Oaks. Some of you have been more personally effected than others. To locate Family Members who may have been amongst those affected please call 805-465-6650.

At Cabrillo High School today, November 7, 2018, in Lompoc, School Resource Deputy Dennis Thomas and a group of Advanced Auto Shop students showed off the result of a two-month long creative project.

Santa Barbara County District Attorney Joyce E. Dudley announced today that felony charges have been filed against 17 year old Augustin F., in connection with the November 2, 2018 shooting death of Salomon Morales Robles in Santa Maria, California.

Santa Barbara County Animal Services is reporting an alarmingly high number of cases of Parvovirus in dogs in Northern Santa Barbara County. The Santa Maria Animal Center has seen 9 confirmed case of Parvovirus come to the shelter in the last two weeks.

The County of Santa Barbara's Community Services Department (CSD) will receive $716,000 from the state's California Natural Resources Agency to enhance existing park space in the Cuyama Valley.

Santa Barbara County District Attorney Joyce E. Dudley announced today that twenty-six year old Eutimio Oswaldo Aispuro was sentenced to 16 years to life in state prison today by the Honorable Judge Michael Carrozzo. Defendant Aispuro pled guilty to second degree murder and admitted the special allegation of personal