2018 Press Releases

The Santa Barbara County Board of Supervisors adopted a recommendation to reduce the cost of an annual County parks day-use pass.

After seven weeks of interactive classes, 34 Santa Barbara County residents graduated today, November 17, 2018, from the Citizen's Academy.

At approximately 12:30 p.m. on November 16, 2018, Sheriff's deputies responded to investigate a burglary from the previous night at a ranch in the 1200 block of North Glenn Annie Road, in a rural area just north of the City of Goleta.

Over the past two months, the Sheriff's Office has investigated numerous burglaries at several Lompoc area schools including Buena Vista Elementary School, Cabrillo High School and Maple High School.

The Santa Barbara County Sheriff's Search and Rescue (SBCSAR) Team has ten team members assigned to help the Butte County Sheriff's Department search for victims who perished in the devastating Camp Fire.

At approximately 7:10 a.m. today, November 16, 2018, an adult female was walking northbound on the railroad tracks adjacent to the southbound Olive Mill Rd. off-ramp in Montecito when she was struck by a southbound Amtrak passenger train.

The Santa Barbara County Sheriff's Office continues to provide support to Ventura County during a difficult time.

The Sheriff's Office is proud to announce that the two good Samaritans that helped rescue a disabled woman who was trapped in a Vandenberg Village apartment fire yesterday, November 13, 2018, have close ties to the Sheriff's Office.

We invite you to join your neighbors and Sheriff's deputies from 8:00 a.m. to 10:00 a.m. at a Coffee with a Cop event at Camino Real Marketplace Starbucks in the City of Goleta.

The Goleta Police Department has been awarded an $85,000 grant from the California Office of Traffic Safety (OTS) for a year-long enforcement and public awareness program.