2017 Press Releases

On October 24, 2017, Santa Barbara County Sheriff's deputies attempted to conduct an investigation of a suspicious vehicle parked in the Tanglewood neighborhood in Santa Maria. The driver fled the scene and led deputies on a pursuit.

The Santa Barbara County Sheriff's Office received a report last night, November 2, 2017, of a threatening text that had been sent by a Buena Vista Elementary School student to another student at the school.

On November 2, 2017 at around 6:30 am, detectives from the Santa Barbara Sheriff's Office, Special Investigation Bureau served narcotic related search warrants in the 700 block of Alondra Dr, Goleta and the 600 block of Calle Ecuestre in the unincorporated area of Santa Barbara County.

Just after 9:15 am, November 3, 2017, Santa Barbara County Sheriff's Office deputies along with the California Highway Patrol and Santa Barbara County Fire personnel responded for a citizen's report of a vehicle seen over the side of Gibraltar Rd. near East Camino Cielo.

At approximately 12:40 a.m. this morning, November 2, 2017, Sheriff's Deputies and UCSB Police Officers assigned to the Isla Vista Foot Patrol (IVFP) responded to an apartment in the 700 block of Camino Del Sur on a report of a robbery that had just occurred.

The Santa Barbara County Sheriff's Office is pleased to report that, for the fourth year in a row, Halloween in Isla Vista was safe and uneventful.

At approximately 8:00 a.m. this morning, November 1, 2017, Sheriff's deputies responded to the area of Foster Road and Cedarhurst Drive for a report of an attempted kidnapping.

The HEAL Summit, scheduled for Thursday, November 2nd at the Santa Ynez Valley Marriot, will feature presenters working on access to healthy foods, workplace wellness and community planning initiatives throughout the state.

The Santa Barbara County Public Health Department is enrolling people in affordable health insurance options. Certified Application Counselors will be available to assist with Covered California health plan enrollments and renewals throughout the Open Enrollment period November 1, 2017 – January 31, 2018.

The Santa Barbara Public Health Department and the Santa Barbara County Medical Reserve Corps are providing free flu shots for all community members ages 3 years and older at the Goleta Valley Community Center on Wednesday, November 1 from 3:00pm to 7:00pm.