News & Announcements

  • Get a little nature therapy...Santa Barbara County is waiving day-use entry fees at Cachuma Lake Recreation Area for residents impacted by the Thomas Fire and subsequent 1/9 debris flow. On Saturday, March 24 and 31, the day-use entry fee of $10 per car will be waived at the Cachuma Lake Recreation entry gate. Proof of residency will be required for each vehicle via valid identification or utility bill. Read More

  • Third Supervisory District Seeking Volunteers for County Boards & Commissions. Volunteer service is a great opportunity to learn about County government & provide public service by advising the Board on policy issues affecting our communities.
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  • Help us Celebrate 40 Years of the County Arts Commission! Join the anniversary celebration from 3-5 p.m. Sun., March 25 in the Mural Room of the County Courthouse, 1100 Anacapa St. Find more info at the Arts Commission website or read the Press Release

  • Small Business Association Disaster Loan Outreach Center (SBA DLOC) - Representatives from the Small Business Association (SBA) are available to meet with business owners and residents to answer their questions, explain the SBA's disaster loan program, and close their approved disaster loans.

    Calvary Chapel at 1 N. Calle Cesar Chavez
    Santa Barbara, CA
    Monday through Friday 9:00 a.m. – 6:00 a.m.
    Closed Saturday and Sunday

  • FEMA has announced disaster assistance for those impacted by the wildfires, flooding and mudflows in Los Angeles, San Diego, Santa Barbara and Ventura counties. Read more information and view a short video

  • In the event of a power outage, local radio stations become an important source for emergency information. Visit this link for a list of stations to check if you lose power and cannot access the internet.

    Radio Ready