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News & Announcements

  • Registration Open for "Bridges To Resilience" Conference; Conference on Childhood Trauma and Building Resilience Expected to Sell Out. Learn more and register at

  • The Public Works Department will host free Household Hazardous Waste and Electronics Collection Events on Saturday, October 5 from 9:00-1:00 in New Cuyama and Sunday, October 6 from 9:00-2:00 in Santa Ynez.  Bring items like used motor oil, paint, pesticides, TVs, computer equipment, cell phones, and much more. Visit for details.

  • The 2019 County of Santa Barbara Annual Report is now available highlighting services provided by Santa Barbara County government in the fiscal year beginning June 2018 and ending July 2019.

  • Looking to file an application to reduce your property tax assessment? The Assessment Appeals filing period is now open from Tuesday, July 2, 2019 through Monday, December 2, 2019. Click here for more information on the Assessment Appeals process, mandatory filing fees, and to download the current form.

  • 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.

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