Message from the Santa Barbara County Office of Emergency Management: Weather Advisory
The National Weather Service is now indicating that the storm that was predicted for Tuesday has weakened and will now arrive on Wednesday. No evacuations from this storm are necessary. The Santa Barbara County Office of Emergency Management and cooperating emergency response agencies will continue monitor the weather system for changes and will alert the public if the storm gets stronger. Go to
www.readysbc.org for updates.
The Winter Holiday Anti-DUI crackdown has resulted in a significant number of DUI arrests from local routine traffic enforcement and special AVOID the 12 DUI deployments since the winter enforcement period started on Friday December 14th.
A new law required the majority of California homes to install carbon monoxide (CO) alarms as of July 1, 2011. The Santa Barbara County Fire Department and safety experts recommend installing CO alarms on every level of the home and in sleeping areas.
On December 12, 2012, at approximately 1300 hours, Michael George Carey, 41 years old, of Carpinteria, and a teacher at Rincon High School in Carpinteria was arrested at the high school for 243.4(a) and 647.6 (a) of the California Penal Code; felony sexual battery and misdemeanor child molestation, respectively.
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