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  • KSBY 6
    Nineteen more confirmed COVID-19 cases were reported Friday in Santa Barbara County. There are now 373 total cases, officials say. Of those, 80 are said to be inmates at the Lompoc prison and 30 are staff members at the federal facility. Six of the 110 cases were confirmed Friday. Health officials also announced a confirmed case in the Santa ...
  • KEYT
    The Santa Barbara County Sheriff Bill Brown announced on Friday that an inmate at the Santa Barbara County Jail tested positive for COVID-19.
  • KEYT
    Conner Coffin is supporting a local coffee shop as part of the World Surf League #Staylocal campaign. Coffin, a pro surfer from Santa Barbara, recently bought $350 worth of gift cards at Lucky Llama Coffee House in Carpinteria.
  • KEYT
    Santa Barbara retirement home Maravilla released a letter to its residents and their families on Wednesday announcing both a hospice care worker and a resident on hospice care recently tested positive for COVID-19.
  • KEYT
    One local business owner is doing his best to keep his workers on their payroll in Santa Barbara on Friday. , a handyman business owner in Santa Barbara, is keeping his crew on a payroll during the COVID-19 pandemic.
  • SanLuisObispo
    Santa Barbara County reported its third COVID-19 death on Thursday, a South Coast man in his late 70s. The patient had pre-existing health conditions and already was under hospice care when he contracted COVID-19, according to Dr. Henning Ansorg, the county’s medical officer. The latest death comes as the county Public Health Department ...
  • Noozhawk
    Share your business news, including employee announcements and personnel moves, by emailing [email protected]. One of Santa Barbara's most popular birthday party spots has blown out its last candle. My Gym, 3888 State St., has closed its doors for good after 17 years. "This is not how I wanted to end this chapter, but these uncertain times ...
  • Santa Maria Times
    A third death related to COVID-19 has been confirmed — a South County individual in their 70s who was in hospice care — the Santa Barbara County Public Health Department
  • Santa Barbara Independent
    Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window) Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window) Click to print (Opens in new window) “To protect the health of our community due to the current public health emergency, the Santa Barbara Summer Solstice Celebration has decided to go virtual with our annual Solstice community workshop and 3-day ...
  • Coastal View News
    A federal prison in Lompoc has reported 81 cases of Covid-19 in the county’s largest hotspot for the virus, including 67 incarcerated individuals and at least 14 prison employees, according to Santa Barbara County Public Health. The number of Covid-19 cases across the county continues to grow, with 29 new cases confirmed on April 13 ...
  • Santa Maria Sun
    Plus, you can support your local wineries while you get drunk on your couch and listen to people talk about what you’re drinking (and appreciating, too). The Santa Barbara County Vintners Association teamed up with the Wine Militia to bring the area’s wines to social media feeds everywhere. Every Monday and Thursday in April, a local ...
  • Santa Maria Sun
    Residents of Santa Barbara County are no strangers to overcoming disasters—but as reflected by statistics from the Foodbank, what the county faces now is unprecedented. “We served healthy, nutritious food—from January to March of this year—to 85,000 individuals,” Judith Smith-Meyer, marketing communications manager at the Foodbank of ...
  • BroadwayWorld
    The Santa Barbara Symphony announces its first online streaming event in their new series "Sundays with the Symphony" on Sunday, April 19, 2020, at 3:30 PM. "Sundays with the Symphony" will feature online audio broadcasts of select past performances lasting approximately 30 minutes each and will run one time only, start to finish, live at ...
  • Santa Ynez Valley News
    We're providing access to COVID-19 articles for free. Please help support our work by subscribing or signing up for an account. Already a subscriber? Log in. Santa Barbara County confirmed 21 additional coronavirus cases Wednesday for a total of 334, with numbers in the outbreak at the Federal Penitentiary in Lompoc continuing to rise slowly.
  • Noozhawk
    James Taylor “Jim” or “Jimmy” McMullin passed away suddenly of an arrhythmia heart attack on April 8, 2020, in his chair at home in Santa Barbara, California. He was 77. Jim was a local boy, born in Utah on November 26, 1942, but came to Santa Barbara when he was 4 years old. He was the son of Carma Taylor and Floyd H. McMullin ...

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