Mud-Swamped Highway 101 Reopens in Santa Barbara County After 12-Day ClosureTraffic began moving again on U.S. 101 in Montecito shortly after noon, Sunday after a near two-week closure that caused traffic headaches across the region
Highway 101 In Santa Barbara County to Stay Shut Another Week After MudslidesCrews worked around the clock to clear boulders, trees and crushed cars from all lanes of Highway 101 but officials said the key coastal highway would remain closed for another week after deadly mudslides inundated it.
Young Woman Dies In Brother's Arms After Deadly MudslideMark Montgomery and his family returned from a Brazilian vacation only two days before the mudslide that killed him and daughter Caroline came crashing down a hillside into their two-story home.
Death Toll in Montecito Mudslides Rises as Search for Missing ContinuesThe death toll at the scene of devastating mudslides in a Southern California community rose to 20 Sunday as the number of those still missing shrank to four.
Frustrations, Tragedy Mount in Montecito in Wake of Deadly MudslideMost of the people of Montecito, a community known for serenity and luxury, were under orders to stay out of town as gas and power were expected to be shut off Saturday for repairs.
At Least 4 Children Among Southern California Mudslides VictimsThe oldest victim swept away in a Southern California mudslide was Jim Mitchell, who had celebrated his 89th birthday the day before. The youngest, 3-year-old Kailly Benitez, was one of four children killed.
Number Of Missing In Montecito Mudslides Jumps To Over 40More than two full days after mudslides ravaged the coastal town of Montecito, the search for the missing became an increasingly desperate exercise Thursday, with growing doubts about whether anyone would be found alive.
Hopes Of Finding Anyone Alive Dwindle In Mud-Stricken TownMore than two full days after mudslides ravaged this coastal town, the search for the missing became an increasingly desperate exercise Thursday.
Mudslides Death Toll Climbs To 17; 100 Homes DestroyedAnxious family members awaited word on loved ones Wednesday as rescue crews searched for two dozen people missing after mudslides in Southern California destroyed an estimated 100 houses, swept away cars and left at least 17 victims dead.
Deadly Mudslide Toll Rises To 13 In Southern California Burn AreasAt least 13 people were killed and homes were torn from their foundations Tuesday as downpours sent mud and boulders roaring down hills stripped of vegetation by a gigantic wildfire that raged in Southern California last month.
Firefighters Douse Hot Spots As Southern California Winds Whip UpFirefighters doused hot spots Thursday as winds increased that could whip up embers and cause flare-ups at the gigantic wildfire still smoldering northwest of Los Angeles.