2018 Press Releases

Live Scan fingerprint stations are available to assist the public for the purposes of pre-employment and has the ability to transmit your fingerprints to the California State Department of Justice & Federal Bureau of Investigations.

The Santa Barbara County Community Services Department, Parks Division, along with Second District County Supervisor Janet Wolf, are pleased to announce the opening of a pet wash station at Tucker's Grove Park located in the back section of the park next to the restroom and the dog off-leash area.

Santa Barbara County District Attorney Joyce E. Dudley announced today that on August 3, 2018, Mario "Sad Boy" Hernandez-Pacheco was arrested by the Santa Barbara Police Department on an arrest warrant for attempted murder, robbery and felony assault by means of force likely to produce great bodily injury.

On Thursday, August 8, 2018, members of the AB109 Compliance Response Team (CRT) developed information that wanted Post-Release Community Supervision (PRCS) offender, 55 year old Samuel Ramirez, was residing at a home on the 300 block of N. La Cumbre Rd.

On Thursday, August 9, 2018, deputies and a probation officer assigned to the AB109 Compliance Response Team (CRT) observed 22-year old Andrew Sebastian Lopez walking through Goleta Beach Park.

The Santa Barbara County Public Health Department is pleased to invite the Santa Barbara County community to join our Health Care Centers during National Health Center Week, happening August 12 – 17, 2018.

* * * * *P R E S S R E L E A S E* * * * * Santa Barbara County District Attorney Joyce E. Dudley announced today that her office, in conjunction with 22 other District Attorney's Offices throughout California, resolved a consumer-protection action against Amazon.com, Inc. ("Amazon"). The settlement was based on allegat


On August 7, 2018 at 6:30 am, Sheriff's deputies, along with American Medical Response and Santa Barbara County Fire responded to the 1200 block of N. San Marcos Road for a report of two subjects inside of a vehicle who were possibly unconscious.

Santa Barbara County Registrar of Voters Joe Holland would like to remind eligible candidates that the deadline to file a Declaration of Candidacy is 5 p.m. Friday, August 10. Candidates who have been issued candidate filing paperwork must complete his/her Declaration of Candidacy by 5 p.m. on August 10 in the office of the elections official to be qualified as a candidate.

The County of Santa Barbara announced today that it will transition County services out of the Montecito Center (Center) by August 31. The Center was opened in March as a central location for residents impacted by the Thomas Fire and 1/9 Debris Flow to access support and services.