2020 Press Releases

El Condado de Santa Bárbara ha comenzado a ofrecer interpretación en español de las reuniones de la Junta de Supervisores en tiempo real. Las solicitudes de servicio ya no tienen que hacerse para ver una reunión, a pesar de las solicitudes anticipadas siguen siendo necesarios para interpretar los comentarios del público originarios en español.

The cause of the Drum Fire that occurred on June 14, 2020 was determined to be a Pacific Gas and Electric electrical conductor (Power line) that failed and arced to the ground.

It's that time of year when the temperatures drop to a bitter low. During the winter months, we tend to spend more time at home with our family and loved ones, so what better way to protect them than by making sure your home is protected from any fire hazards.

On Saturday, November 14, 2020, two custody deputies with unrelated possible exposures, sought testing at community testing sites. Both tested positive for COVID-19.

The Santa Barbara County Public Health Department (PHD) received approval by the California Department of Health Care Services (DHCS) and CenCal Health for expanded Behavioral Health Integration in its Health Care Centers.

At 8:36 p.m. on Friday, November 13th, Sheriff's deputies, County Fire and AMR personnel responded to the 6800-block of Cathedral Oaks Rd, between Los Carneros Rd and Glen Annie Rd, on a report that a pedestrian had been struck by a vehicle.

The County of Santa Barbara is announcing the launch of the One Climate Initiative to engage the public on a broad range of efforts that will reduce carbon emissions, prepare for increased climate impacts and improve community quality of life.

In cooperation with the California Department of Fish and Wildlife, Santa Barbara County Parks was granted a Private Stocking Permit for up to 16,000 pounds of triploid rainbow trout for 2020-21.

On Monday, June 29, the Santa Maria/Santa Barbara County Continuum of Care and 20 local stakeholders launched a. A 100-Day Challenge is an on-ramp to the movement to prevent and end homelessness among youth and young adults in the United States.

Following the completion of the 100-Day Challenge to reduce youth homelessness in Santa Barbara County, the Santa Maria/Santa Barbara County Continuum of Care and local stakeholders launched another 100-Day Challenge to reduce homelessness, this time among Veterans in the county.