2018 Press Releases

Joseph E. Holland, County Clerk-Recorder-Assessor & Registrar of Voters announced that Santa Barbara County Voter Information Guides are currently being mailed to all registered voters who should start seeing them in their mailboxes in the next few days.

While eradicating an illegal marijuana cultivation in the Cuyama Valley on September 26, 2018, Sheriff's detectives and deputies conducted a safety sweep of the property. During this safety sweep, a small puppy was located lying on a pile of plastic surrounded by fertilizers and hazardous chemicals.

The Santa Barbara County Sheriff's Office is joining law enforcement agencies across the country in participating with "National Coffee with a Cop Day" on October 3, 2018.

On September 25 and 26, 2018, Sheriff's detectives assigned to the Special Investigations Bureau and Criminal Investigations Bureau, along with the two resident deputies assigned to the New Cuyama Sheriff's substation, served a series of search warrants on suspected illegal marijuana cultivation sites in the Cuyama Valley.

As part of an on-going effort in Santa Barbara County to reduce the amount of victims being abused by human traffickers, Sheriff's detectives assigned to the Special Investigations Bureau and Criminal Investigations Bureau conducted a two-day undercover operation in the City of Goleta this past Thursday and Friday night

Six high school students were taken to the hospital for medical clearance this morning, September 24, 2018, after they were determined to be under the influence of Xanax.

Stores throughout the State improperly handled and disposed of hazardous waste

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In celebration of National Voter Registration Day on Tuesday, September 25, Registrar of Voters Joe Holland encourages Santa Barbara County residents to exercise their right as citizens and make sure they are registered to vote for the upcoming General Election.

The Santa Barbara County Registrar of Voters office is looking for volunteers to serve as poll workers for the November 6, 2018 Consolidated General Election.