Santa Barbara County District Attorney Joyce E. Dudley announced today that Mark John Melchiori pled guilty to one count of felony diversion of construction funds, one count of felony prevailing wage fraud, and one count of felony unlawful money transmission.
The National Weather Service has initiated a Red Flag Warning that includes the Santa Barbara County South Coast (zone CAZ239) and mountains (zones CAZ236-252) effective from 4 pm Friday to 10 pm Sunday, October 20th.
The Santa Barbara County Public Health Department reminds
residents to take the necessary precautions and check on neighbors, friends, and family who may need assistance before, during, and after a Power Safety Power Shutoff (PSPS) to ensure health and safety.
The Santa Barbara County Public Health Department is seeking community members to complete a 20-minute online survey. The survey is part of a collaborated effort with Cottage Health and other local agencies to assess the health of the entire county community.
At 8:15 PM on Tuesday, October 15, 2019, the Santa Barbara County Sheriff's Office - Public Safety Dispatch Center received a 9-1-1 call reporting a family disturbance at 4141 Mariposa Dr. in Hope Ranch, CA.
The Santa Barbara County Sheriff's Office - Special Investigations Bureau (SIB) concluded a several month's long investigation, culminating in the arrest of 26-year-old Jacob Cardenas on Tuesday, October 8, 2019.
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