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Death toll rises to 17 in Montecito; 100 homes destroyed by mudslides

Death toll rises to 17 in Montecito; 100 homes destroyed by mudslides

By James Queally, Melissa Etehad and Brittny Mejia The death toll from massive debris flows that buried homes and cars under a torrent of mud and boulders rose to 17 in Montecito, where local personnel and the U.S. Coast Guard continued rescue operations Wednesday afternoon. About 300 people who were stuck in their homes in Montecito’s Romero Canyon neighborhood […]

Advisory: Mail will be delayed due to 101 closure

Advisory: Mail will be delayed due to 101 closure

Due to mudslides closing the 101 Freeway there will be a disruption in mail delivery in zip codes beginning with 930**.  The postal service is planning on work arounds which include sending trucks along the 5 freeway to the Goleta Center where most of the mail for the area is processed.   Please contact your local […]

At least 13 dead as heavy rains trigger flooding, mudflows, freeway closures across Southern California

At least 13 dead as heavy rains trigger flooding, mudflows, freeway closures across Southern California

MONTECITO, Calif. — At least thirteen people were killed Tuesday when a rainstorm sent mud and debris coursing through Montecito neighborhoods and left rescue crews to scramble through clogged roadways and downed trees to search for victims.

California mudslides demolish homes, five deaths reported

California mudslides demolish homes, five deaths reported

Mudlsides unleashed by a ferocious storm demolished homes in southern California, authorities said Tuesday. Five people were reported killed. Santa Barbara County Fire Department (SBCFD) says the bodies were discovered in mud and debris during rescue operations in Montecito, northwest of Los Angeles, according to various reports.

Southern California Wildfire Triggers High Risk Of Flash Floods: National Weather Service

Southern California Wildfire Triggers High Risk Of Flash Floods: National Weather Service

Burn scars in the wildfire scorched region of Southern California has elevated the risk of flash flooding and debris flow, said the National Weather Service. According to the NWS, rain water …

Billionaire Tom Steyer will not run for Senate or governor in California in 2018

Billionaire Tom Steyer will not run for Senate or governor in California in 2018

WASHINGTON — San Francisco billionaire Democratic donor Tom Steyer said Monday he’s not going to run for Senate or the governor’s office in California this year. “I’m not going to run for office …

California Court Orders Antifa Teacher To Pay Thousands In Damages

California Court Orders Antifa Teacher To Pay Thousands In Damages

A California court ordered a prominent Antifa activist and teacher to pay thousands of dollars in damages to a former University of California, Berkeley student, according to a Friday report. … students to participate in protests: The Daily Caller News Foundation reached out to Felarca and Worden for comment, but received none in time for […]

Jack in the Box to offer new ‘Munchie Meals’ for stoned customers

Jack in the Box to offer new ‘Munchie Meals’ for stoned customers

Legalization of recreational marijuana has affected culture. In Colorado, event planners now craft weed-friendly parties while local symphonies have offered concerts suited to stoned audiences. In California, the popular menu has been affected.

Number of flu cases, and related deaths, rise in California

Number of flu cases, and related deaths, rise in California

LOS ANGELES — So many people have fallen sick with influenza in California that pharmacies have run out of flu medicines, emergency rooms are packed and the death toll is rising higher than …

California Insurers Are Dropping Coverage After The State Was Ravaged By Wildfires

California Insurers Are Dropping Coverage After The State Was Ravaged By Wildfires

Californians are beginning to lose insurance coverage on their homes after a year of record-breaking wildfires caused billions in property damage. … on Twitter The Daily Caller News Foundation is working hard to balance out the biased American media. For as little as $3, you can help us. Freedom of speech isn’t free. Make a […]