2015 Press Releases

The County of Santa Barbara Board of Supervisors Ad Hoc Subcommittee and the Santa Ynez Band of Chumash Indians Representatives will meet on Thursday September 24, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. in the Jockey Club Room at the Buellton Marriott located at 555 McMurray Road to engage in discussion on fee to trust and other matters of mutual concern.

The Santa Barbara County Sheriff's Office wants to take this opportunity to thank two good Samaritans who came to the aid of a Sheriff's deputy on Monday, September 7 at the Surf Depot Amtrak station near Lompoc.

The Santa Barbara County Sheriff-Coroner's Office has confirmed the identity of a woman who was found deceased yesterday, September 10, near her vehicle in a ravine off of Stagecoach Road near Highway 154. The victim is 59-year-old Georgette Gonzales of Grover Beach.

The body of a missing woman was found deceased near her vehicle today, September 10, 2015, near Stagecoach Road about a half a mile on the east side of Highway 154. The victim's identity is being withheld until next of kin is notified.

A Santa Maria man was airlifted to a local hospital in serious condition after he was allegedly stabbed multiple times by a fellow field worker.

Fall into the fall season at Cachuma Lake! Come witness the beautiful transformation into cool, crisp days and nights. Leaves are changing colors and slowly drifting to the ground. Fall migration brings many visiting birds to the lake, including over-wintering bald eagles.

Santa Barbara County District Attorney Joyce E. Dudley announced today that two juries in Santa Barbara returned guilty verdicts against Juan Carlos Herrera-Romero, age 31, and Gabino Andres Romero, age 27, for the July 16, 2014 sexual assault of a woman on East Beach in Santa Barbara.

First District Supervisor Salud Carbajal is hosting a community meeting with representatives from the County and other government agencies to discuss the increase of excessive oil on Summerland Beach and the measures being taken to address it.

Santa Barbara County established a website for the Ad Hoc Subcommittee on Santa Ynez Valley Band of Chumash Indians Matters today. The site, which can be found at www.countyofsb.org/tribal-matters.sbc, was created to provide information on discussions between the Santa Barbara County Board of Supervisors and members of the Santa Ynez Band of Chumash Indians.

The Goleta Police Department will step up pedestrian safety enforcement operations on Thursday, September 10th, with focused enforcement on collision causing factors involving motorists and pedestrians.