2021 Press Releases

Beginning Tuesday, June 15, California will begin to fully reopen. Santa Barbara County will no longer have restrictions on occupancy or social distancing in any business.

A partir del martes 15 de junio, California empezará a reabrir por completo. El Condado de Santa Bárbara ya no tendrá restricciones de presencia o distanciamiento social en ningún negocio.

Santa Barbara County District Attorney Joyce E. Dudley is warning the community about a consumer scam involving a fake restaurant webpage for "La Tapatia #3" in Goleta. The fake webpage is "latapatia3ca.club" and is affiliated with a website named OrderHero.

Santa Barbara County District Attorney Joyce E. Dudley is warning the community about a consumer scam involving a fake restaurant webpage for "La Tapatia #3" in Goleta. The fake webpage is "latapatia3ca.club" and is affiliated with a website named OrderHero.

The National Weather Service has initiated a Red Flag Warning that includes the Santa Barbara County South Coast (zone CAZ239) and mountains (zones CAZ236-252)

Today, the County of Santa Barbara announced that its public facilities will fully reopen to the public on Wednesday, June 16.

The Santa Barbara County Sheriff's Office congratulated and welcomed five new Sheriff's Deputies at their graduation from the Allan Hancock College Basic Law Enforcement Academy.

Santa Barbara County has met the State's Yellow Tier case rate and positivity rate allowing movement into the less restrictive Yellow Tier, effective Wednesday, June 09, 2021 at 8 a.m.

El Condado de Santa Bárbara ha cumplido con la cifra de casos y la cifra de positividad del Estado en el Nivel Amarillo, permitiendo el traslado al Nivel Amarillo, el cual es menos restrictivo, a partir del miércoles 09 de junio de 2021 a las 8 a.m.

Santa Barbara County Air Pollution Control District (APCD) and Santa Barbara County Public Health Department encourage Santa Barbara County residents to plan for poor air quality conditions caused by future wildfire smoke.