News & Announcements

  • Explore employment opportunities with the County. Human Resources is offering monthly workshops to review the hiring process and get assistance submitting your application. Learn more here.

  • County Parks Division is hiring beach lifeguards, pool lifeguards and junior lifeguard instructors for the 2018 summer season. To qualify, candidates must visit and submit an application prior to tryouts. Beach candidates must attend a tryout at 10 a.m. Saturday, March 31, at Arroyo Burro Beach County Park. For full information click here

  • Get a little nature therapy...Santa Barbara County is waiving day-use entry fees at Cachuma Lake Recreation Area for residents impacted by the Thomas Fire and subsequent 1/9 debris flow. On Saturday, March 24 and 31, the day-use entry fee of $10 per car will be waived at the Cachuma Lake Recreation entry gate. Proof of residency will be required for each vehicle via valid identification or utility bill. Read More

  • Third Supervisory District Seeking Volunteers for County Boards & Commissions. Volunteer service is a great opportunity to learn about County government & provide public service by advising the Board on policy issues affecting our communities.
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  • Help us Celebrate 40 Years of the County Arts Commission! Join the anniversary celebration from 3-5 p.m. Sun., March 25 in the Mural Room of the County Courthouse, 1100 Anacapa St. Find more info at the Arts Commission website or read the Press Release

  • FEMA has announced disaster assistance for those impacted by the wildfires, flooding and mudflows in Los Angeles, San Diego, Santa Barbara and Ventura counties. Read more information and view a short video

  • 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