2015 Press Releases

School season is in full effect. Safety should be a priority for every family. Whether children walk, ride their bicycle or take the bus to school, it is extremely important that they take proper safety precautions.

The Santa Barbara County Sheriff's Office is requesting the public's assistance to help identify and locate a suspect who robbed the U.S. Bank branch located inside Ralphs at the Magnolia Shopping Center.

The Santa Barbara County Sheriff's Office is encouraging residents to participate in the 10th annual National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day on Saturday, September 26, 2015 by dropping off expired and unused medication at one of eight Sheriff's Office drop-box locations.

The Santa Barbara County Sheriff's Office is requesting residents who have storage lockers at San Marcos Self Storage located at 4093 State Street in the unincorporated area of Santa Barbara County and OK Storage located at 7330 Hollister Avenue in the City of Goleta to check their inventory.

During a special Santa Barbara County Arts Commission meeting on Thursday, September 17, the Commission voted 8-1 to relocate the piece "Buy Sexual" by Steve Olson to another area in the Betteravia South Gallery.

The Santa Barbara County Sheriff's Office is investigating the identity of a man who went missing on September 6, 2015 at Brown's Beach near Vandenberg Air Force Base.

In honor of National Pit Bull Awareness Month, the Responsible Pet Ownership (RPO) Alliance is offering FREE spay/neuter services for Pit Bulls or Pit Bull mixes throughout the month of October along with free rabies vaccinations and a $10 microchip.

Santa Barbara County Health Officer, Charity Dean, MD, MPH, has rescinded the Health Officer Order closing the medical office of Dr. Allen Thomashefsky. This action follows a number of measures that have been implemented to assure infection control practices are maintained at the medical office.

Santa Barbara County Health Officer, Charity Dean, MD, MPH, has rescinded the Health Officer Order closing the medical office of Dr. Allen Thomashefsky.

The Santa Barbara County Sheriff's Office is conducting an on-going investigation into a series of altercations that occurred at the Medium Security Facility (MSF) on Wednesday, September 9, 2015.