2018 Press Releases

Santa Barbara County District Attorney Joyce E. Dudley announced today that Cameron Oliver will be sentenced to a life sentence for driving under the influence resulting in the death of two individuals.

Santa Barbara County Animal Services is advising the community to be on high alert after identifying multiple cases of distemper in wildlife, especially raccoons, throughout the city of Santa Barbara and southern Santa Barbara County.

The California Department of Social Services (CDSS) today announced that individuals and families impacted by the wildfires and/or mudslides in Santa Barbara or Ventura Counties may be eligible to receive one month of Disaster CalFresh food assistance.

El Departamento de Servicios Sociales de California (CDSS) hoy anunció que las personas y familias afectadas por los incendios forestales o los desprendimientos de lodo, o ambos, en los condados de Santa Barbara o Ventura pueden ser elegibles para recibir un mes de asistencia de comida de CalFresh en caso de Desastres.

The Santa Barbara County Public Health Department and Santa Barbara County Air Pollution Control District today reflect on continuing health effects of the ash that fell during the Thomas Fire and the health effects of dust from the drying mud of the Montecito mudslides.

Hoy, el Departamento de Salud Pública del Condado de Santa Bárbara y el Distrito de Control de la Contaminación Ambiental del Condado de Santa Bárbara reflexionan sobre la continuación de los efectos en la salud de las cenizas y el desecamiento del lodo que cayeron durante el incendio Thomas y los efectos en la salud del desecamiento del lodo procedente de los deslaves ocurridos en Montecito.

The Public Health Department has received many questions about Valley Fever after the recent Thomas Fire, mudslide event, and dusty conditions due to drying mud.

The County of Santa Barbara Commission for Women is convening a series of informal listening sessions for local women and girls across Santa Barbara County from Isla Vista to Santa Maria. The 2018 "Women Speak Up" series coincides with Women's History Month.

La Comisión de la Mujer del Condado de Santa Bárbara está convocando una serie de sesiones informales de escucha para mujeres y niñas en varias localidades del Condado de Santa Bárbara, desde Santa Maria hasta Isla Vista. Los eventos del 2018 titulados "Mujeres Levanten Su Voz" están programados para coincidir con el mes de la historia de la mujer.

The Disaster Recovery Center will provide information and assistance for the community upon the closing of the Local Recovery and Assistance Center