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Montecito Disaster Relief Events Continue

Benefits fundraise for recovery, and help is offered. Read story.

Friday, January 26, 2018

Summerland's Becker Well Capping Delayed

Water quality remains poor and there’s bad weather ahead. Read story.

Thursday, January 25, 2018

Environmental Defense Center Project Taps Volunteers During Emergencies

Effort receives cash infusion from The Fund for Santa Barbara. Read story.

Thursday, January 25, 2018

Santa Barbara School District Hiring Safety Coordinator

Application window will open this spring Read story.

Thursday, January 25, 2018

County Planning Commission Gets New Member

John Parke replaces Cerene St. John. Read story.

Thursday, January 25, 2018

WEV Collecting Fire, Flood Resource Information for Businesses

Website has listings for loans, unemployment help, and so on. Read story.

Thursday, January 25, 2018

State Farm Affirms Thomas Fire and Flood Linked, Has Covered Claims

Other insurers are taking it 'claim by claim.' Read story.

Tuesday, January 23, 2018

Santa Barbara Women's Rally Takes Place Saturday, but No March

Police officials say officers are on flood disaster recovery; ask organizers not to march. Read story.

Friday, January 19, 2018

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

Here are some of many ongoing events. Read story.

Friday, January 19, 2018

Kids World Set to Reopen Next Week

Work on popular playground delayed by highway closures and hardware. Read story.

Originally published 12:25 p.m., January 19, 2018
Updated 10:02 a.m., January 22, 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
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