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After the January 9 storm and debris flow, the Santa Barbara County Public Works Department has now begun using a special dredge in the ... [Read More]
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'Seasoned Bandit' James Allen Hayes, 55, of Ventura was charged in federal court last fall for 10 robberies and 1 attempted robbery... [Read More]
Despite series of storms, region remains well below normal for overall rainfall — about 38 percent of average... [Read More]
Student-led rallies and marches protest gun violence one month after Parkland, Florida school shooting... [Read More]
Board also gets update on Montecito debris flows recovery costs and OKs Santa Barbara Bowl benefit concerts... [Read More]
Santa Barbara County Supervisors approved a roadmap for rebuilding in Montecito's 1/9 debris flow, but property owners are being asked to be patient. [Read More]
The Pacific Pride Foundation is providing programs and services to help prevent opioid overdoses in Santa Barbara County. [Read More]
Several documents, including medical and mental health care reports on the Santa Barbara County Jail, were filed in court on March 6 as part of... [Read More]
Santa Barbara County will be removing debris from the Montecito mudflows for the next two to five years, according to a staff report presented at... [Read More]
Fears of deportation, sexual harassment, rape culture, and discrimination are just some of the topics that will be welcomed and up for discussion at t... [Read More]
The upcoming primary election on June 5 in Santa Barbara County is beginning to take shape. Incumbent Sheriff Bill Brown will face his own... [Read More]
He pleaded guilty to four heists in Newhall, Valencia and Santa Barbara County, in which he got away with a total of about $40,000. [Read More]
A report that describes all aspects of Santa Barbara County, from population and economics to agriculture and the oil industry was unveiled Wednesday by a... [Read More]
On Wednesday morning, the Santa Maria Chick-fil-A — the second Santa Barbara County location for the national chicken chain — offered more than 50 people... [Read More]
Santa Barbara County has a new way to combat the nationwide opioid crisis while also helping the environment. The county has installed six new... [Read More]
Pop superstar Katy Perry -- who is from Santa Barbara County -- is holding a benefit concert for those affected by the Thomas Fire and... [Read More]
Santa Barbara County officials say 'critical rain rates did not materialize'; flash flood watch also dropped... [Read More]
Evacuation orders for all burn areas of Santa Barbara County were lifted as of 10:30 a.m. Tuesday morning. ... [Read More]
The Santa Barbara County Sheriff's Department is once again applying for state money to help pay for better policing of illegal off-road activities in the... [Read More]