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Roads impacted by Montecito mudslide set to reopen by end of January

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| Following the catastrophic mudslide from earlier this month, most county roads and major utilities will be back in service by Jan. 31 — not including the areas of Montecito impacted by the flood and debris flow.

5 things to do this weekend in SoCal

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You can play retro video games, see the bright lights of the winter night sky and even have a slice of birthday cake with Benjamin Franklin himself. (Or a close facsimile thereof.)

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LA officials approve pro-immigrant measures

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Los Angeles City Council members on Wednesday approved four new proposals supporting immigrants, aiming to counter Trump immigration policies.

Oroville sues California over 2017 dam crisis

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The city argues the crisis, which forced authorities to order 188,000 people to flee last year, was caused by decades of mismanagement.

Hard-hit Montecito to get little rain from new system

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The National Weather Service says Montecito should see very little precipitation Thursday night into Friday, and overall the area from Santa Barbara County southward should expect a tenth of an inch or less.

Montecito mudslides: A story of luck, loss and narrow escapes

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One couple in Montecito's mandatory evacuation zone ended up staying at a friend's guesthouse in the voluntary evacuation zone. It seemed like a good idea at the time.

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Immigrant advocates gather at Koreatown 7-Eleven to protest raids

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About 50 advocates rallied outside a 7-Eleven store in L.A.'s Koreatown neighborhood Tuesday to protest recent immigration enforcement sweeps at the convenience stores nationwide.

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Montecito mudslides: Number of homes destroyed nearly doubles to 115

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Seven people remain hospitalized a week after they were injured in mudslides that devastated the coastal town of Montecito, killing 20.

How would California handle a statewide false emergency alert?

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The repercussions of Hawaii's huge Emergency Alert mistake are still being felt — here's how California's system differs.

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