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Santa Barbara Eats and Drinks for Thomas Fire, Montecito Flood Victims

Here are some of many ongoing events. Read story.

Friday, January 19, 2018

La Casa de Maria Retreat Center Vows to Rebuild After Montecito Disaster

“We will rebuild, and we will be renewed,” said director Steve Jacobsen. Read story.

Friday, January 19, 2018

Montecito Rescue Mission Transitions to Recovery Efforts

The number of personnel in the field decreases from 2,338 to 865. Read story.

Friday, January 19, 2018

Montecito Disaster Relief Events

Here's what to do and how to help in this time of need. Read story.

Thursday, January 18, 2018

Satellite Imagery Reveals Overwhelming Extent of Montecito Damage

Before and after looks at San Ysidro Creek, the Knowlwood Tennis Club neighborhood, and Fernald Point. Read story.

Thursday, January 18, 2018

FEMA Approves Individual Assistance for Thomas Fire, Montecito Mudslide Victims

Carbajal successfully appealed a previous decision to dent it. Read story.

Thursday, January 18, 2018

Remembering the Victims of the Montecito Mudslides

Children, students, young adults, middle-aged executives, landscapers, well-to-do retirees, immigrants from near and far Read story.

Thursday, January 18, 2018

Death Toll Approaches 23 in the Worst Disaster in Santa Barbara History

Tracing the history and coping with the reality of 20 lost and three still missing. Read story.

Thursday, January 18, 2018

Swimming Star Narrowly Survives Montecito Mudslide

How the slides are affecting Santa Barbara’s sports community. Read story.

Originally published 12:00 p.m., January 17, 2018
Updated 6:44 p.m., January 18, 2018

Straight Talk on Montecito Evacuation Reaction and the Flood

Montecito Fire Protection District's Abe Powell reveals officials' anxiety before storm and fearless response to mudflow. Read story.

Wednesday, January 17, 2018

Toddler Doing Well After Flood Ordeal

In the hospital with his father, who also survived Read story.

Tuesday, January 16, 2018

Montecito Water District Sued for Mudslides

Downtown business owner sues Edison for Thomas Fire. Read story.

Tuesday, January 16, 2018

Carpinteria Digs Out from Under Its Flood and Mud

Schools reopen as teachers are bused in from Santa Barbara and Goleta. Read story.

Tuesday, January 16, 2018

Why Did So Few in Montecito Evacuate?

Communicating danger before and during disasters is a delicate and difficult business. Read story.

Tuesday, January 16, 2018

Deadly Montecito Debris Flow Was Rare Event, But Could Happen Again

“These areas are very vulnerable in the next two years," says UCSB geologist. Read story.

Originally published 9:00 a.m., January 16, 2018
Updated 10:56 a.m., January 16, 2018
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