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Press Releases

5/19/2015 People v. Duanying Chen


5/18/2015 People v. Santos J. Guevara-Oliva

5/13/2015 People v. Jose Guadalupe Gutierrez and James Joshua Taylor


5/8/2015 People v. Brian Reid

5/7/2015 People v. Herbert Keith Wells

5/4/2015 Ann Bramsen named California Prosecutor of the Year


4/16/2015 National Crime Victims’ Rights Week, April 19, 2015 through April 25, 2015



4/10/2015 People v. Eric Loyola Reveles; Case No. 1445514


4/7/2015 People v. David Murillo Maldonado, Jason Michael Castillo, Reyes Gonzales, Jr., Santos Manuel Sauceda, and Ramon David Maldonado. Case No. 1434089.




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Noozhawk: Youth & Family Services YMCA Fundraiser Aims to Keep Young People ‘Reaching for Stars’



Lompoc Record: Grand jury: CLASS program keeps county truancy down


Noozhawk: Santa Barbara DA’s Truancy Program Helps Keep Children in School, Grand Jury Report Finds



SB Newspress: SB County fighting "underground economy"


Innovative policing approach to mental health, drug problems


Lfie Facing Bars: A Documentary on Gang Prevention: Spanish Version


Santa Barbara Restorative Court



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