Articles From : Edhat Staff
Santa Barbara Sheriff's Office is asking for the public's help in identifying a man who stole a donated guitar from the Santa Barbara Youth Music Academy.
On Friday afternoon, Santa Barbara County officials held a press conference to provide the public with the most recent information on the Montecito mudslides, the roadways, utilities, and more.
Rainfall amounts across Los Padres National Forest have provided sufficient moisture levels to reduce Forest fire restrictions on the forest from Level IV to Level I effective immediately.
UCSB Police are asking for information on the owner of iV Menus who was arrested last month for sexual assault and kidnapping.
[Update]: Amtrak has added an additional roundtrip from Los Angeles to Santa Barbara on the Pacific Surfliner train schedule.
FEMA announces that residents who live near the Thomas Fire may be eligible to receive flood coverage immediately.
MTD is continuing to provide their free "Last Mile Service" for the influx of train commuters to Santa Barbara and Goleta through the weekend.
Barring weather conditions and unforeseen circumstances, it is anticipated that most major utilities, as well as County roads, will be back in service in the areas of Montecito outside the areas impacted by the flood and debris flow.
Santa Barbara County District Attorney is advises residents to be aware of fraudulent FEMA claims related to the Thomas Fire and Montecito mudslide.
The local Red Cross closed its evacuation center early Thursday morning and is responding to resident's concerns about the closure and those affected.
[Update]: Santa Barbara County Public Health continues to keep 10 local beaches closed to public following bacteria testing.