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More Rescuers Arrive to Search Montecito

FEMA asserts flood and mud covered under Thomas Fire declaration. Read story.

Thursday, January 11, 2018

Stories of Heroism, Heartbreak Emerge from Montecito Mudslides

Seventeen people were killed and 100 homes were destroyed in the post-Thomas Fire disaster. Read story.

Originally published 12:00 a.m., January 11, 2018
Updated 9:14 a.m., January 11, 2018

Santa Barbara Target: Hooray! or Huh?

The mini mega-store announcement elicits joy and consternation. Read story.

Thursday, January 11, 2018

Santa Barbara County Sues Plains Pipeline Over Refugio Oil Spill

The claim cites $13 million in lost property values. Read story.

Thursday, January 11, 2018

$1 Million Donated to Santa Barbara Rescue Mission

The gift will help with the facility's $10 million remodel. Read story.

Thursday, January 11, 2018

Donation Supports Lactation Training Program

Sandra Schoolfield and Jon Kechejan gave $18,000 to the county's Welcome Every Baby program. Read story.

Thursday, January 11, 2018

Family Assistance Center 'Packed' on Wednesday Following Montecito Mudslides

Family members visited the center to ask about missing relatives. Read story.

Wednesday, January 10, 2018

Death Total in Montecito Mudslides Climbs to 17

Help in search for survivors arrives from Ventura, San Luis Obispo, and Los Angeles counties and National Guard. Read story.

Wednesday, January 10, 2018

Electricity and Gas Turned Off in Montecito

Downed power lines and likely gas explosion early Tuesday impact utilities. Read story.

Wednesday, January 10, 2018

Family and Friends of Missing Montecito Residents Take to Social Media

Facebook and Twitter posts plead for information. Read story.

Wednesday, January 10, 2018

Murillo Sworn In as Santa Barbara Mayor

The new council started sweet, but then veered sour. Read story.

Wednesday, January 10, 2018

Montecito Mudflow Refugees Encouraged to Register Themselves 'Safe and Well'

The Red Cross program lets friends and family know you're okay. Read story.

Wednesday, January 10, 2018

101 Through Santa Barbara to Remain Closed ’til Next Week

Caltrans revises Thursday projection. Read story.

Originally published 12:15 p.m., January 10, 2018
Updated 2:50 p.m., January 10, 2018

U.S. Coast Guard Airship Rescues Montecito Family of Five

The rescue is just one of hundreds that have occurred or are ongoing. Read story.

Wednesday, January 10, 2018

First-Person Stories from the Montecito Mudslides

Accounts of miracles continue to emerge from the deluge. Read story.

Originally published 11:20 a.m., January 10, 2018
Updated 9:07 p.m., January 12, 2018
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