2020 Press Releases

The Santa Barbara County Public Health Department is issuing a Health Alert due to the Excessive Heat Warning issued by the National Weather Service for Santa Barbara County from 10 a.m. on Saturday, September 5, 2020 through 8 p.m. on Sunday, September 6, 2020.

El Departamento de Salud Pública del Condado de Santa Bárbara está emitiendo una Alerta de Salud debido a la Advertencia de Calor Excesivo emitida por el Servicio Meteorológico Nacional para el Condado de Santa Bárbara desde las 10 a.m. del sábado 5 de septiembre de 2020 hasta las 8 p.m. el domingo 6 de septiembre de 2020.

PROVIDING TEMPORARY HOUSING TO AGRICUTURAL WORKERS EXPOSED TO COVID-19

EL CONDADO DE SANTA BÁRBARA SE UNE AL PROGRAMA HOUSING FOR THE HARVES QUE PROPORCIONA VIVIENDA TEMPORAL A LOS TRABAJADORES AGRICOLAS EXPUESTOS AL COVID-19

Superior Court Judge Issues Temporary Restraining Order Requiring Buellton Fitness Center to Follow Public Health Orders and Cease Indoor Operations

Nineteen years ago, on September 11, 2001, the United States was attacked when terrorists crashed planes into the World Trade Center in New York City, the Pentagon in Washington DC and another in a Pennsylvania field. We will never forget the terrible tragedy that occurred that day.

In recent weeks, Santa Barbara has experienced some of its hottest heat waves in nearly 15 years. This Labor Day weekend, temperatures are forecasted to rise to well above average.

This morning, a Sheriff's deputy was conducting frequent patrol in an area that was recently experience mail thefts, when he spotted a vehicle that had been captured on surveillance days before.

Santa Barbara County Health Officer, Dr. Henning Ansorg has issued a Health Officer Order in response to the States new four-tiered color-coded reopening framework.

Santa Barbara County District Attorney Joyce E. Dudley announced today that Mr. Wei Miao, 62, was extradited from the United Kingdom and booked into the Santa Barbara County Jail in connection with the 1991 death of Mr. Chung Yu Ping.