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Goleta Beach Waters will Remain Closed over the Memorial Day Weekend

Goleta Beach Waters will Remain Closed over the Memorial Day Weekend

Goleta Beach Waters will Remain Closed over the Memorial Day Weekend Goleta Beach waters will remain closed over the Memorial Day weekend. The firm Geosyntec has been retained by the County of Santa Barbara to provide professional guidance on options to expedite clearing of the waters at

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Officials Monitoring Storm System Approaching Santa Barbara County

Officials Monitoring Storm System Approaching Santa Barbara County

Officials Monitoring Storm System Approaching Santa Barbara County Expected Rainfall Does Not Meet Threshold Levels for Evacuations The National Weather Service and County and emergency agencies are monitoring a storm system heading toward Santa Barbara County. Precipitation is expected to begin Tuesday (May 1) in the Santa

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A Look At The First 100 Days

A Look At The First 100 Days Santa Barbara County reflects on key milestones in the response and recovery to the 1/9 Debris Flow in this special issue of the County’s Recovery eNews. Read the  1/9 Debris Flow 100-Day Report here. Missed the first issue of the Recovery eNews? Read more

Recent Test Results of Ocean Waters at Santa Barbara County Beaches

Recent Test Results of Ocean Waters at Santa Barbara County Beaches

Laboratory tests of ocean waters based on samples taken at local beaches in Santa Barbara County on April 2, reveal that most Santa Barbara County ocean waters are safe for entry by residents as bacterial levels meet state standards. Ocean waters at three beaches (East Beach at

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Mandatory Evacuation Orders Lifted for Santa Barbara County Effective Today (Thursday, March 22) at 5 p.m.

Mandatory Evacuation Orders Lifted for Santa Barbara County Effective Today (Thursday, March 22) at 5 p.m.

Mandatory Evacuation Orders Lifted for Santa Barbara County Effective Today (Thursday, March 22) at 5 p.m. Recommended Evacuation Warning Lifted for the Alamo Fire Burn Areas The Santa Barbara County Sheriff’s Office, in consultation with Unified Command and other public safety officials, has announced that effective today

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FRAUD ALERT: “Land Technicians” Attempting to Gain Unauthorized Access to Homes

FRAUD ALERT: “Land Technicians” Attempting to Gain Unauthorized Access to Homes

FRAUD ALERT: “Land Technicians” Attempting to Gain Unauthorized Access to Homes Santa Barbara County officials are alerting the public to a fraudulent flyer that is being distributed in the Santa Barbara area with a suspect attempting to gain unauthorized access to homes. According to a fraudulent flyer

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Storm Update: March 22, 6 a.m. Significant Increase in Storm Intensity Forecasted

Storm Update: March 22, 6 a.m. Significant Increase in Storm Intensity Forecasted

Storm Update: March 22, 6 a.m. Significant Increase in Storm Intensity Forecasted – The National Weather Service is anticipating storm intensity to increase significantly beginning Thursday morning (March 22) and continuing through the early Friday countywide. Rainfall rates will range from half-inch to one-inch per hour with

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Update on March 20 – 22, 2018 Storm As of March 21, 3 p.m.

Update on March 20 – 22, 2018 Storm As of March 21, 3 p.m.

Update on March 20 – 22, 2018 Storm As of March 21, 3 p.m. The National Weather Service is anticipating higher intensity rainfall later today (Wednesday, March 21) into Thursday, March 22. Public safety officials are asking the community to remain vigilant and understand the potential strength

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Fire, Law Enforcement and Public Works Agencies Prepare for Tonight’s Major Storm

Fire, Law Enforcement and Public Works Agencies Prepare for Tonight’s Major Storm

Fire, Law Enforcement and Public Works Agencies Prepare for Tonight’s Major Storm All Santa Barbara County south coast fire and law enforcement agencies have come together in preparation of the major winter storm arriving tonight. Over the next 24 hours these agencies will be increasing response capabilities

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Serious Storm Approaching; Mandatory Evacuation Order Effective at Noon Tuesday for Areas of Extreme and High Risk for Debris Flows

Serious Storm Approaching; Mandatory Evacuation Order Effective at Noon Tuesday for Areas of Extreme and High Risk for Debris Flows

Serious Storm Approaching; Mandatory Evacuation Order Effective at Noon Tuesday for Areas of Extreme and High Risk for Debris Flows The Santa Barbara County Sheriff’s Office, in consultation with the National Weather Service and other public safety officials, has issued a Mandatory Evacuation Order effective tomorrow (Tuesday)

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