2020 Press Releases

Santa Barbara County Users Can Receive COVID-19 Exposure Alerts Beginning December 10, 2020

Los usuarios del condado de Santa Bárbara pueden recibir alertas sobre exposición al COVID-19 a partir del 10 de diciembre de 2020

In two separate and socially distanced ceremonies, Sheriff Brown welcomed and swore-in six Custody Deputies and six Sheriff's Deputies just prior to their graduation ceremonies at the Allan Hancock College Public Safety Academy.

A Sheriff's Deputy and a Custody Deputy have tested positive for COVID-19.

Las Juntas de Supervisores de los Condados Votaron para Enviar una Carta al Estado Pidiendo unan Nueva Región de la Costa Central

County Boards of Supervisors Vote to Send Letter to State Requesting New Central Coast Region

Deputies conducted a traffic enforcement stop that has resulted in the seizure of 92 firearms and over 90 grams of methamphetamine.

In an effort to keep shelter animals, staff, and the community safe during the COVID-19 outbreak, Santa Barbara County Animal Services (SBCAS) has modified operations and created a proactive plan to mitigate unnecessary gathering of people.

Southern California Edison Company Pleads to Criminal Violation of the California Water Code and Agrees to Pay $3.5 Million in Civil Penalties for Environmental Violations occurring in Mission Canyon

Regional Stay-at-Home Order for Santa Barbara County will take effect on Sunday, December 6, 2020 at 11:59 p.m. and is expected to remain in place for at least three weeks before re-evaluation by the State the week of December 28, 2020.