News & Announcements

  • Get a little nature therapy...Santa Barbara County is waiving day-use entry fees at Cachuma Lake Recreation Area for residents impacted by the Thomas Fire and subsequent 1/9 debris flow. On Saturday, March 24 and 31, the day-use entry fee of $10 per car will be waived at the Cachuma Lake Recreation entry gate. Proof of residency will be required for each vehicle via valid identification or utility bill. Read More

  • Third Supervisory District Seeking Volunteers for County Boards & Commissions. Volunteer service is a great opportunity to learn about County government & provide public service by advising the Board on policy issues affecting our communities.
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  • Help us Celebrate 40 Years of the County Arts Commission! Join the anniversary celebration from 3-5 p.m. Sun., March 25 in the Mural Room of the County Courthouse, 1100 Anacapa St. Find more info at the Arts Commission website or read the Press Release

  • FEMA has announced disaster assistance for those impacted by the wildfires, flooding and mudflows in Los Angeles, San Diego, Santa Barbara and Ventura counties. Read more information and view a short video

  • In the event of a power outage, local radio stations become an important source for emergency information. Visit this link for a list of stations to check if you lose power and cannot access the internet.

    Radio Ready