2019 Press Releases

Local stakeholders are invited to participate in discussions on maximizing local economic and other benefits of clean energy development.

At approximately 6:30 pm on Thursday March 21, 2019, the Guadalupe Police Department responded to a report of a gunshot in a home in the 700 block of Olivera Street in the City of Guadalupe. When officers arrived, they located a deceased 17-year-old male who sustained a single gunshot wound.

Tuberculosis (TB) remains the world's leading infectious killer, being responsible for the deaths of nearly 1.7 million people each year and representing the ninth leading cause of death globally.

On March 18, 2019, Sheriff's deputies conducted a probation search in the 6200 block of Covington way in the City of Goleta. During the search, deputies discovered what appeared to be a Butane Honey Oil (BHO) lab inside the garage of the residence.

Results of the biennial Point in Time (PIT) Count of persons experiencing homelessness were released today.

On March 19, 2019, Sheriff's Detectives with the Cannabis Compliance and Enforcement Team, along with members of the Narcotics Unit, executed a series of search warrants in the City of Santa Maria.

On March 21st 2019, after 33 years of service, Santa Barbara County Fire Department Public Information Officer Captain Dave Zaniboni will be retiring.

At approximately 7:00 a.m. today, March 18, 2019, members of the Sheriff's Special Investigations Bureau (SIB) conducted a search warrant in the 1000 block of N. Broadway in the City of Santa Maria.

The Santa Barbara County Office of Arts and Culture and County Arts Commission are pleased to announce the winners of the regional high school "Poetry Out Loud" competition that took place on February 13.

At approximately 3:30 a.m. this morning, March 15, 2019, Sheriff's deputies and UCSB Police Officers assigned to the Isla Vista Foot Patrol responded to multiple reports of gunshots heard in the area of Storke Road and Hollister Avenue in the City of Goleta.