2020 Press Releases

The Sheriff's Office is releasing the identity of the motorcyclist who died in the traffic collision last Friday.

Out of an abundance of caution due to COVID-19, the Fire Department has decided to conduct a virtual 9/11 ceremony this year.

At 3:54 p.m. today, Sheriff's deputies along with County Fire and AMR responded to the intersection of Cathedral Oaks Road and King Daniel Lane on a report of a traffic collision involving a white Dodge truck and a white Yamaha motorcycle.

Nine additional inmates at the Main Jail have tested positive for COVID-19, nine have recovered and one has been released. The nine new positive inmates were tested as part of broad surveillance testing of over 450 inmates and found to be COVID-19 positive today.

The Santa Barbara County Public Health Department (PHD) is urging residents to take necessary safety measures to avoid heat-related illnesses.

El Departamento de Salud Pública del Condado de Santa Bárbara (PHD, por sus siglas en inglés) está pidiendo a los residentes a tomar las medidas de seguridad necesarias para evitar enfermedades relacionadas con el calor.

Santa Barbara County Animal Services wants to remind animal owners to help protect their pet(s) during the heat this time of year.

Servicios de Animales del Condado de Santa Bárbara quiere recordarles a los propietarios de animales que les ayuden a proteger a sus mascotas durante el calor en esta época del año.

Nine additional inmates at the Main Jail have tested positive for COVID-19. Two of the inmates were exhibiting COVID-19 related symptoms on Tuesday were found to be COVID-19 positive yesterday.

The Santa Barbara County Public Health Department is issuing a Health Alert due to the Excessive Heat Warning issued by the National Weather Service for Santa Barbara County from 10 a.m. on Saturday, September 5, 2020 through 8 p.m. on Sunday, September 6, 2020.