2017 Press Releases

Spring cleaning is an annual ritual for many people. The Santa Barbara County Fire Department reminds homeowners that this can also be the time to make your home safer.

On Friday, March 24, 2017, at approximately 11:00 a.m., a member of the Goleta Police Department motorcycle and traffic enforcement unit responded to a reported burglary and theft of a vehicle from Goleta Motors, located in the 5700 block of Hollister Avenue.

La construcción del Proyecto de Mejoramiento de Aceras en el 2016/17 en Isla Vista está programada para comenzar el 3 de abril del 2017. Los contratistas construirán un sendero peatonal continuo en el lado norte de calle Sabado Tarde entre Camino Corto y Camino Pescadero, para una longitud total de 2,400 pies.

En respuesta a las preocupaciones expresadas por la comunidad sobre las órdenes recientes de inmigración, la actividad de ICE y la utilización de los recursos del Condado para aumentar los esfuerzos federales de ICE para la aplicación de la ley de inmigración, todas las divisiones de seguridad pública del Condado: El Sheriff, la Fiscalía, el Defensor Público y el Comisionado de Agricultura proporcionan la siguiente información.

Construction on the 2016/17 Isla Vista Sidewalk Improvement Project is scheduled to begin on April 3, 2017. Contractors will construct a continuous pedestrian path on the north side of Sabado Tarde Road from Camino Corto to Camino Pescadero, for a total length of 2,400 feet.

Construction on the Jalama Road Bridge that connects State Highway 1 to Jalama Road was completed on February 24, 2017. The bridge was strengthened and the width increased by seven feet on the north side to create two 12-foot wide travel lanes and 2-foot wide shoulders.

Today, the First 5 Commission issued a Request for Proposals (RFP) for Capacity Building Grants. First 5 has budgeted $40,000 for these grants which are meant to help local agencies strengthen their efforts to serve children prenatal through age 5 and their families.

At approximately 7:15 a.m. on March 1, 2017, Sheriff's deputies responded to a report of a burglary at a residence in the 2600 block of Baseline Drive in the Santa Ynez area. The residence had been tented and fumigated for termites on February 27, 2017.

With spring upon us, it's a great time to clean up around the house.

World TB Day is a time to recognize achievements in tuberculosis (TB) prevention and control, and renew our commitment to ending this devastating disease in our community.