Any who has experienced abuse for 20 years "will have a lot of learning to do about what relationships are like, what the world is like, how they're supposed to be treated," a mental health expert said.
Thomas Fire Help has been carrying critical workers, like those in medicine, to their jobs. "We didn't sit around and say 'We're going to start an airline,'" said one volunteer. But that's sort of what happened.
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.