One of the reasons why I decided to take my family to Santa Barbara is because it is known to be a unquestionably safe City; Santa Barbara is a unquestionably popular endpoint with tourists, but the area has a lot of beach resorts.
- Just 20 miles offshore is the Channel Islands National Park.
This area off the coast of Santa Barbara is easily accessible by boat, and my family plus I decided to take a charter fishing trip while I was in Santa Barbara, then i parked the automobile in the parking lot at the marina. I locked the automobile plus my family plus I were gone all afternoon, but when I came back to the parking lot, the front window of the automobile was broken. Someone rummaged through the automobile looking for anything of value. They took my watch which was laying in the middle console. They took my fiance’s wallet plus it was under the front seat. They took my daughter’s tablet plus my son’s video game system. Santa Barbara was supposed to be a safe site, although I had to call the police plus make a report. While I was talking to the officer, the guy mentioned that the crime rates have doubled since a recreational marijuana dispensary opened up at the south end of town. The recreational marijuana dispensary had only been open for a month plus there were already 14 crimes within a more than one-block radius of the marijuana shop. I was lucky that the automobile wasn’t stolen. My family plus I could have been left on the side of the road with no car at all.