Tag archives: emergency services

Trying Times
By Richard Mineards   |   May 7, 2020

Santa Barbara’s 55-year-old Rescue Mission is another local non-profit impacted by the coronavirus pandemic. “It is uniquely challenging to keep essential emergency services intact with appropriate safety measures in place for some of the neediest people in our community,” says president Rolf Geyling. “We have seen more people coming to us for food and shelter, […]

New Debris Flow/Evacuation Map
By Kelly Mahan Herrick   |   October 25, 2018

This week, Santa Barbara County Office of Emergency Services will release a new evacuation and debris flow map to help get Montecito residents prepared for the rainy season. “Our team has been very reflective over the spring and summer, and we’ve arrived at this place to be able to give the public ample time before […]