2021 Press Releases

Quédese dentro para protegerse del humo de un incendio forestal Consejos para la calidad del aire interior

Public Invited to Participate Through Alternative Methods and Follow Online or Via Cable TV Channel 20 (CSBTV)

Sheriff's Detectives have received updated information about the motorcycle associated with missing person, John Mario Fuegos of Lompoc.

Santa Barbara Sheriff's Commander Kevin Huddle graduated from the California Commission on Peace Officer Standards and Training's (P.O.S.T.) Law Enforcement Command College Class 66 today, Friday, June 4, 2021, in San Diego.

Sheriff's detectives are reaching out to the public for assistance in locating a missing Lompoc man. On Friday, May 28, 2021 at approximately 3:00 p.m., the wife of 50-year-old John Mario Fuegos reported him missing with the Lompoc Police Department.

The Sheriff's Office Coroner's Bureau has determined that bones found in the Montecito area last week are Native America remains.

The Santa Barbara County Public Health Department has partnered closely with Cottage Health and UC Santa Barbara as they have continued a research project to better understand what variants are circulating in our county.

El Departamento de Salud Pública del Condado de Santa Bárbara ha colaborado estrechamente con Cottage Health y UC Santa Bárbara, ya que han iniciado un proyecto de investigación para entender mejor qué variantes están circulando en nuestro condado.

The Sheriff's Office celebrated a round of recent promotions with individual promotion ceremonies. Promotions mark a milestone in careers and are traditionally celebrated during ceremonies where we invite families, friends and colleagues to attend.

Beginning today, June 1st, 2021, the Santa Barbara County Fire Department (SBCFD) will be conducting defensible space inspections. A minimum of 100 feet of defensible space is required around your home in Santa Barbara County.