2015 Press Releases

During the week of November 16th, the Santa Barbara County Public Health Department and many community partners participated in a California Department of Public Health annual preparedness challenge.

Durante la semana del 16 de noviembre, el condado de Santa Bárbara y sus colaboradores comunitarios participaron en la meta del Departamento de Salud Pública de California.

Ortega Ridge Road was closed today near the 300 block due to settlement of the road. Cracks developed in the roadway and traffic is being held off the road as a precaution.

At approximately 6:45 a.m. this morning, Sheriff's deputies responded to a report of a possible break in at a business on La Patera Lane in Goleta and a stolen vehicle. An employee arrived at work finding the back door to the business had been broken into and a work truck was missing.

As the temperature drops, the number of residential fires goes up. The Santa Barbara County Fire Department wants you to have a worry free winter by taking the following precautions:

The Santa Barbara County Sheriff-Coroner's Office is responding to media requests for the release of information about the Coroner's investigation into the October 11, 2015, death of 19 year-old Andres Sanchez in Isla Vista.

The Santa Barbara Public Health Department and the Santa Barbara County Medical Reserve Corps are providing free flu shots for all community members over the age of 2 in Goleta AND in Santa Maria on Thursday, November 19, 2015 from 3:00 – 7:00 pm.

El Departamento de Salud Pública del Condado de Santa Bárbara y el Cuerpo de Reserva Medica del Condado de Santa Bárbara están proporcionando vacunas gratis contra la influenza para todos los miembros de la comunidad de 2 años de edad y mayores en Goleta y Santa María en el jueves, 19 de noviembre, 2015 de 3:00-7:00pm.

Santa Barbara County Animal Services' Project PetSafe Team will hold a Licensing Clinic on Saturday, November 21st, 2015, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., at River View Park, 151 Sycamore Drive, in the City of Buellton.

We are in the midst of "Eagle Season" at Cachuma Lake and cruises now highlight resident and migratory bald eagles, as well as other wildlife here for the winter season.