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  • FIRST 5 SANTA BARBARA COMMISSION SEEKING APPLICATIONS TO FILL TWO ALTERNATE COMMUNITY MEMBER COMMISSIONER SEATS - Applications Due by 5 p.m. Wednesday, May 8 - The Commission for First 5 Santa Barbara County, Children and Families is accepting applications from county residents who are interested in serving as an Alternate Community Member. The Commission is the governing body that oversees the mission, strategies, and work of First 5 and are responsible for allocating Proposition 10 resources across the county. Read Press Release.

  • County Board of Supervisors Budget Workshops April 15-17-19
    Public Invited to Attend and Follow Online or Via CSBTV 20

    The Santa Barbara County Board of Supervisors will hold budget workshops on April 15, 17, and 19, beginning at 9 a.m. each day in the County Administration Building, Fourth Floor Hearing Room, 105 East Anapamu Street. Remote testimony and public comment will be available at the Joseph Centeno Betteravia Government Administration Building at 511 East Lakeside Parkway, Santa Maria. The workshops also provide an opportunity for the Board to receive information and provide direction to staff, as appropriate, on particular policy issues that affect department budgets.
    Budget Workshop Documents
    Three-day Workshop Schedule

  • 2020 Census IS HIRING in Santa Barbara County! Every 10 years, the U.S. Census Bureau is responsible for conducting the nationwide census. While the next census will be taken in 2020, the Census Bureau is already recruiting to fill important temporary positions. For Partnership Specialist positions, English-speaking, go to, bilingual speakers, go to For other Supervisory/Non-supervisory positions, go to For information, call 855-562-2020. 

  • In the event of a power outage, local radio stations become an important source for emergency information. Visit this link for a list of stations to check if you lose power and cannot access the internet.

    Radio Ready

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