2017 Press Releases

Hoy, el Departamento de Salud Pública del Condado de Santa Bárbara y el Distrito de Control de la Contaminación Ambiental cancelaron la Vigilancia de la Calidad del Aire que estaba en vigor debido a los impactos del incendio Thomas. La calidad del aire de todo el condado ha sido de buena a moderada por varios días y el incendio Thomas está contenido casi en su totalidad.

Today, the Santa Barbara County Public Health Department and the Santa Barbara County Air Pollution Control District cancelled the Air Quality Watch that was in effect due to impacts from the Thomas Fire. Air quality throughout the county has been good-to-moderate for several days and the Thomas Fire is nearly fully contained.

At approximately 10:30 a.m. on December 28. 2017 deputies from the Santa Barbara County Sheriff's Office, Goleta Valley Patrol Bureau responded to Hope Ranch for a report of a suspect in a silver SUV with suspected stolen mail and packages in the vehicle.

While alcohol-impaired driving remains the most serious problem on our roadways, the percentage of drivers in fatal crashes with other impairing substances in their system keeps rising.

After almost 35 years of service, Sheriff's Sgt. Gregg Weitzman of the Santa Barbara County Sheriff/Fire Air Support Unit announced he will retire early in the new year.

On December 25, 2017, at about 10:56 pm, Santa Barbara County Sheriff's deputies from the Isla Vista Foot Patrol, Officers from the UCSB Police Department, Santa Barbara County Fire personnel, and AMR medics all responded to an apartment complex in the 6600 block of Abrego Road for a report of an unresponsive 20-year-old male.

On December 25, 2017, at about 12:50 am, Santa Barbara County Sheriff's deputies from the Isla Vista Foot Patrol, Santa Barbara County Fire personnel, and AMR medics responded to an apartment complex in the 800 block of Embarcadero Del Mar for a report of a 23-year-old male that had overdosed on drugs.

At approximately 3:00 p.m. on December 21, 2017, Sheriff's Deputies responded to a burglary alarm at a residence in the Vandenberg Village area and discovered a residential burglary in progress.

When fire burned buildings or structures on your property, they may have burned hazardous or toxic materials.

Cuando el fuego quemó edificios o estructuras en su propiedad, es posible que hayan quemado materiales peligrosos o tóxicos.