2018 Press Releases

Community Invitation to Hear Presentations from U.S Forest Service and CALFIRE on Impacts from Fire and Debris Flow and Significance for Future Rain Events

Invitación a la comunidad para asistir a las presentaciones del Servicio Forestal de los Estados Unidos y CALFIRE sobre los impactos del incendio y flujo de escombros y cómo son significante durante futuros eventos de lluvia

At about 11:30pm on Monday, April 23, 2018, the Santa Barbara County Public Safety Dispatch Center received a 911 call from a citizen reporting a possible overdose victim in the 100-block of S. Patterson Ave in the City of Goleta.

Join us for Lunch at Paradise Cafe this Wednesday and Raise Money for Special Olympics

The Santa Barbara County Public Works Department is continuing work on local beaches to restore them to pre-emergency conditions. The deposit of sediment from the 1/9 Debris Flow at Goleta Beach County Park and Carpinteria Beach at Ash Avenue ended by February 20, and crews groomed at both beach sites to push deposited material into the surf zone.

Santa Barbara County District Attorney Joyce E. Dudley announced today that Eduardo Robles Robles, age 29, will face life in prison as a result of being found guilty, as charged, of premeditated and deliberate first-degree murder of Selina Bustos on June 15, 2012.

On April 19, 2018, Sheriff's detectives assigned to the Special Investigations Bureau (SIB) concluded an investigation into an alleged heroin dealer operating out of Montecito.

At approximately 3:45 p.m. today, April 21, 2018, Sheriff's deputies assigned to the Lompoc Valley station were on patrol when they observed known felon, 28-year-old Sean Delorean Saggese, driving a white 1988 Honda Civic in the area of HWY 1 and Purisma Road.

The following is a comment from Santa Barbara County District Attorney Joyce E. Dudley regarding the Press Release distributed earlier today by the Junior League of Santa Barbara

On-site support will now be available at the Montecito Center for Preparedness, Recovery and Rebuilding, for small businesses economically impacted by the Thomas Fire and/or 1/9 Debris Flow.