The Holiday Fire Local Assistance Center for residents impacted by the fire and smoke was hosted at Goleta Union School District. While that location closed on Saturday, July 14, resources and information about recovery and rebuilding, and emotional support services for children, adults and families, are available. For information and how to access resources, call (805) 845-7887, send email to
On 6/28/2018 at about 11:00 p.m., deputies assigned to the Buellton and Solvang substations responded to a report of an intoxicated subject attempting to fight patrons at The Sideways Inn at 114 State Highway 246 in Buellton.
Today, at about 11:50 a.m., Santa Barbara County Sheriff's deputies from the Isla Vista Foot Patrol, Santa Barbara County Fire personnel, and AMR medics all responded to an apartment complex in the 6600 block of Abrego Road for a report of an unresponsive 22-year-old man.
Santa Barbara County District Attorney Joyce E. Dudley announced today that Victor Aureliano Martinez, age 32, will face life in prison without the possibility of parole as a result of being found guilty of first degree murder.
Santa Barbara County District Attorney Joyce E. Dudley announced today that in two separate cases in the month of June, 2018, two Santa Barbara County criminal defendants, who had previously been convicted of multiple child molestation charges, were sentenced to collectively over 300 years to life in state prison.
Santa Barbara County District Attorney Joyce E. Dudley announced today that on June 27, 2018, Leanna Harada, age 43, and Michael Anzivino, age 46, pled guilty to felony charges of theft of public funds, forgery, and conspiracy to steal public funds.
The Santa Barbara County Sheriff's Office is releasing the name of the decedent who was located on Friday, June 22, 2018 in a secluded area near Calle Real, north of Goleta. The decedent is 24-year-old Brenden Milo Lewis of Santa Barbara.
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