2018 Press Releases

You are invited to participate in a planning meeting to seek stakeholder and community input in developing strategies and creating an Action Plan to address homelessness in Santa Barbara County.

The Santa Barbara County Registrar of Voters office is looking for volunteers who are able to attend a Pollworker Training class on Saturday, November 3 in north and south county

The Santa Barbara County Sheriff's Office is proud to introduce the newest member of our team, K-9 Duke, a specially trained German Shepherd via funding from the Sheriff's Benevolent Posse's Project Deputy Dog program.

The Santa Barbara County Sheriff's Office is pleased to report that, for the fifth year in a row, Halloween in Isla Vista was safe and uneventful.

On October 29, 2018, investigators from the Sheriff's Special Investigations Bureau served a search warrant in the 2700 block of Telephone Rd. in Santa Maria.

Santa Barbara County District Attorney Joyce E. Dudley announced today the resolution of an environmental-protection action against Beachside Produce, LLC, which owns and operates a produce refrigeration facility in Guadalupe.

At approximately 3:40 a.m. this morning, October 31, 2018, Sheriff's deputies were alerted to suspicious activity at the Rite Aid pharmacy located in the 600 block of Alamo Pintado in Solvang.

At approximately 2:30 p.m. on October 11, 2018, a resident in the 100 block of Walnut Avenue discovered two packages had been stolen from his front porch with assistance of security cameras on his residence.

Santa Barbara County District Attorney Joyce E. Dudley announced today that felony charges have been filed against John Robert Castillo, Jr., 18, and Michael Austin Rivera, 20, both of Lompoc

Santa Barbara County District Attorney Joyce E. Dudley announced today that felony charges have been filed against Josue Anguiano, 25, of Santa Maria, California, in connection with a shooting that occurred on October 27, 2018, in Santa Maria.