The Santa Barbara County Community Services Department, Parks Division, reminds the public that contrary to what has been posted on social media, there is currently no public access to the Santa Ynez River Estuary at County Ocean Beach Park, located 13 miles west of Lompoc.
Santa Barbara County Fire Department Investigators determined the Hollister Fire which started on Thursday, May 7th 2020, at 0213, was caused by Southern California Edison electrical conductors (power lines).
Santa Barbara County District Attorney Joyce E. Dudley announced today that she has concluded her legal analysis of the October 15, 2019 officer-involved shooting that resulted in the death of Cameron Pierce Ely.
As of last Friday, all COVID-19 positive inmates at the Main Jail have recovered from the virus. The Sheriff's Office remains committed to maintaining a safe environment for our inmates, staff and the community.
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