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101 Freeway to remain closed at least another week

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| Crews are still working to clear debris basins and creek canals before another rainstorm hits the area. The mudslides have killed 20 people so far, and three remain missing.

Rescue phase ends in Montecito mudslide zone


Search and recovery will continue — but at a slower pace. Amtrak is also adding rail cars to all trains between L.A. and Santa Barbara due to the ongoing closure of the 101.

Big Sunday honors Martin Luther King with a clothing drive


More than 1,000 volunteers are expected to sort through about 25,000 articles of clothing in this huge clothing drive.

Car goes airborne, slams into 2nd floor of Santa Ana office


Two people escaped serious injuries when the car they were in hit a divider, soared into the air and plowed into the top floor of a dental office.

Death toll in Montecito mudslides rises to 20 as mourners hold candlelight vigil


Searchers found the body of a missing 25-year-old woman. Another vigil is planned for Sunday night in Santa Barbara.

Frustrations, tragedy mount in Montecito after mudslides


As utilities are cut off and sewage runs into the nearby creek, most residents are under orders to stay out the town, usually known for its luxury and serenity.

Mudslide death toll rises to 18 — 5 still missing


The number of missing has gone down but the figures might fluctuate as new cases are reported and others are cleared.


Why have more people died in the mudslides than in the Thomas Fire?


Two people died in the largest wildfire state history. The mudslides have killed far more. How come? Experts say it's a combination of perceived threat and 'disaster burnout.'


Thomas Fire fully contained, as firefighting costs set new record


The Thomas Fire burned through more than 440 square miles and left several communities vulnerable to the mudslides that would ultimately hit earlier this week.