The Sheriff's Office Main Jail has identified 3 additional COVID cases related to the outbreak that began on Wednesday, December 8, 2021. Since our update on Thursday, January 13, 2022, 45 inmates have recovered.
The Sheriff's Office Main Jail has identified 10 additional COVID cases related to the outbreak that began on Wednesday, December 8, 2021. Since our update from Monday, 10 inmates have recovered. There has been a total of 218 cases in this outbreak that include 68 active cases, 146 recovered, and 4 released.
The First 5 Santa Barbara County Commission for Children and Families (First 5 SBC) is offering grants to nonprofits, schools and institutes of higher learning that serve children birth to five, their families and those who care for them.
First 5 Santa Barbara County funded Radio Bilingüe to produce and broadcast a series of interviews and short radio messages through June 2022 around the benefits of being bilingual and the importance of maintaining the family home language.
Today, the California Department of Housing and Community Development (HCD) announced that the County of Santa Barbara is receiving two funding awards totaling nearly $10 million to address homelessness.
Today, the County Board of Supervisors approved local capital matching funds in order for the Housing Authority of the County of Santa Barbara to apply for a $16 million state Homekey grant to provide permanent supportive housing for persons who are experiencing homelessness or at-risk of homelessness.
Sheriff's deputies have arrested a Goleta man that fled from a traffic stop in Santa Barbara and was tracked to Lompoc. On Friday, January 7, 2022, at approximately 2:35p.m., deputies were dispatched to the 1000-block of Via Regina in Santa Barbara to investigate a suspicious vehicle that appeared to be involved in possible drug sales. When deputies arrived, they contacted a male driver and female passenger inside a black Jeep Cherokee. The driver, who gave deputies a false name, was asked to exit the vehicle and instead drove away from the traffic stop.
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