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Santa Barbara, California

The City of Santa Barbara is the county seat of Santa Barbara County, California. This coastal city is located between Los Angeles and San Francisco, and has a current population of about 88,400. Santa Barbara officially joined the Union in 1850. Santa Barbara has seen a wide range of industry, from offshore oil drilling to silent film-making and technology. Today, education and tourism are also key economic sectors. Top employers in Santa Barbara include Raytheon, the University of California, Santa Barbara and Santa Barbara Cottage Hospital.

Santa Barbara grew quickly after 1850, as gold-seeking prospectors flocked to California. In the late 19th century, the town gained a reputation as a resort destination, attracting wealthy new residents. At the same time, oil was discovered in the spiritualist community of Summerland. The oilfield was highly productive until about 1940. In 1957, another oilfield was discovered just offshore, and was operated by Chevron, Corp. until 1996 as Summerland Offshore Oil Field. The Loughead Aircraft Manufacturing Company, a precursor to Lockheed Corporation, was founded in Santa Barbara. World War II brought substantial military development to Santa Barbara. In 1939, the Work Projects Administration built a Naval Reserve Center, which operated until 1995. Today the center is home to the Santa Barbara Maritime Museum. The Marine Corps Air Station Santa Barbara was active from 1942-1946; the site is currently occupied by Santa Barbara Municipal Airport and the University of California, Santa Barbara.

Santa Barbara's history of heavy industry and construction make asbestos exposure, and the risk of mesothelioma, an ongoing concern for workers. If you or a loved one has been diagnosed with mesothelioma in Santa Barbara, you may benefit from contacting Dr. Robert Brian Cameron. Additionally, mesothelioma lawyers may be able to give guidance if you were exposed to asbestos in Santa Barbara and then diagnosed with mesothelioma.

Asbestos Exposure at Jobsites in Santa Barbara

The Mesothelioma Cancer Alliance has compiled information obtained from a number of sources to identify the following jobsites in Santa Barbara where asbestos exposure was known to have occurred. These sites are listed below.

  • Bank of America
  • Cottage Hospital
  • Edgerly Apartments
  • Intellux Inc
  • Los Angeles Edison Company
  • Merchants Mutual Light and Power Company
  • Phillips Petroleum Company
  • Potter Hotel Company
  • Sanda Barbara Cottage Hospital
  • Santa Barbara City College
  • Santa Barbara Electric Light and Power Company
  • Santa Barbara Gas and Electric Company
  • Santa Barbara University
  • United Electric Gas and Power Company
  • University of California

Mesothelioma Cancer Centers near Santa Barbara, California

For your convenience, we have compiled a list of mesothelioma cancer centers that are located within a 100 mile radius of Santa Barbara, California. Please click on a cancer center link to obtain more information about the clinical programs offered, professional designations, areas of expertise and how to contact the center.


1441 Eastlake Ave.
Los Angeles, CA 90033

Distance: 91.4 miles


8700 Beverly Boulevard
Los Angeles, CA 90048

Distance: 82.0 miles


Jonsson Comprehensive Cancer Care Center
200 UCLA Medical Plaza, Suite 120
Los Angeles, CA 90095

Distance: 78.4 miles

Mesothelioma Doctors near Santa Barbara, California

For your convenience, we have compiled a list of mesothelioma doctors that are located within a 100 mile radius of Santa Barbara, California. Please click on a doctor link to obtain more information about his/her background, areas of expertise, professional affiliations, and office locations.

Dr. Robert Brian Cameron
University of California Los Angeles Medical Center
10780 Santa Monica Boulevard, Suite 100
Los Angeles, CA 90024

Distance: 79.0 miles

Dr. Michael Y. Chang
Kaiser Permanente Los Angeles Medical Center
4867 W. Sunset Boulevard
Los Angeles, CA 90027

Distance: 85.7 miles

Filing an Asbestos Lawsuit in Santa Barbara, California

Don’t lose your rights! If you or a loved one has been diagnosed with mesothelioma and were exposed to asbestos in California, you may be entitled to compensation. You may have limited time to file a claim. If you have been diagnosed with mesothelioma and have a pathology report in hand to support that diagnosis, you are eligible for financial assistance.

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