Santa Barbara

City in California
Santa Barbara is a city on the central California coast, with the Santa Ynez Mountains as dramatic backdrop. Downtown, Mediterranean-style white stucco buildings with red-tile roofs reflect the city’s Spanish colonial heritage. Upscale boutiques and restaurants offering local wines and seasonal fare line State Street. On a nearby hill, Mission Santa Barbara, founded in 1786, houses Franciscan friars and a museum.
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Santa Barbara (Spanish: Santa Bárbara, meaning "Saint Barbara") is a coastal city in Santa Barbara County, California, of which it is also the county seat.
Named for: Saint Barbara
Incorporated: April 9, 1850
ZIP Codes: 93101–93103, 93105–93111, 93116–93118, 93120–93121, 93130, 93140, 93150, 93160, 93190, 93199
Area code: 805
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The City's Water Resources Division invests millions of dollars each year to ensure the safety of our drinking water. A vital link in this effort is the City’s Cross-Connection Control/Backflow Prevention Program. Learn more here:
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The #SantaBarbaraCounty Board of Supervisors are in session today at 9AM. Agenda items include: Monkeypox Update, Cannabis Ordinance Amendments & Sheriff’s Office Participation in National Policing Institute Automated License Plate Reader Study. Watch:
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Work highlight = a city planning/GIS department asks to use @BikeMapsTeam data! #betterdatabetterdecisions #academicworkwithimpact @UCSBgeog @SPARlabUCSB @ChatrLab
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A 102-year-old woman suffered minor injuries when she crashed into her own home in northern Santa Barbara County Tuesday…
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The development plan allowing for the construction of the Santa Barbara Police Department’s new three-story, $92 million headquarters was unanimously approved by the city’s Planning Commission last week.…
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Want to make a difference in Central Coast communities? CivicSpark is a Governor’s Initiative AmeriCorps program that's dedicated to helping local governments address environmental and social equity resilience challenges. Check out the programs here:…
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Unless you fall into a high-risk group, the odds of catching monkeypox in Santa Barbara County are low — but not impossible, as five cases had been confirmed as of Monday, according to a report from the county public health officer.…
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Spaghetti sauce is under threat as water crisis slams #tomatoes (Bloomberg via @seattletimes ) The problem is the worst drought in 1,200 years is forcing #farmers to grapple with a water crisis that’s undermining the crop. #ClimateCrisis #CAAg
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Community members, local law enforcement agencies, and fire departments honored late Ventura County Supervisor Carmen Ramirez with a precession from Ventura to Oxnard on Monday afternoon just days after her unexpected death.…
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After a rollover crash Sunday night on Castillo St., Santa Barbara first responders rescued this dog, BANE, and gave it comfort while the driver of the vehicle went to Cottage Hospital.
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Happy Tuesday Santa Barbara! Today's #photooftheday features the view from East Camino Cielo at the top of Cold Spring Trail above Montecito. Credit: Volkan Kaman. Share your photo with @noozhawk by emailing it to
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Santa Barbara County Fire crews were battling a structure fire that broke out at a Goleta home on Monday morning.…
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Santa Barbara County Association of Governments is seeking public input to identify additional sites for future electric vehicle charging stations in six Central Coast counties including Santa Barbara.…
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Santa Barbara City Attorney Ariel Calonne was placed on paid administrative leave by the Santa Barbara City Council at a special meeting held the last week of July.…
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Join us for the final Strategic Planning Forum today from 5:30 p.m. - 7 p.m. in the Wake Center Auditorium. For more information and entry requirements, please visit…
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