IN THE COVER: Like many disasters, Santa Barbara’s Tea Fire left a hopscotched pattern of destruction and mercy in its wake. These two members of the Mountain Drive Volunteer Fire Department (below) are part of a larger network of people who worked tirelessly to save homes and property, and although much was lost, there is still much to be grateful for. For a full Tea Fire report, click here, where Independent staff have labored doggedly to bring you the best and most complete information about the fire. Cover image by Ray Ford.
vol. 22, no. 149, Nov. 20-27, 2008
Thursday, November 20, 2008
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