English

Most of mudslide-stricken California town told to empty out

SFGate 59 sources

MONTECITO, Calif. (AP) — Most residents of mudslide-ravaged Montecito were under orders to clear out Friday as the search for victims dragged on and crews labored to clean up massive debris and repair power, water and gas lines.

Race against time to find California mudslide survivors

Sky News / World

At least 18 people have died in mudslides in California as rescuers battle against time to find more survivors.

Essential California: Warnings about deadly mudslides came too late

Good morning, and welcome to the Essential California newsletter. It’s Friday, Jan. 12, and here’s what’s happening across California:; TOP STORIES Warnings about deadly mudslides came too late

Most of mudslide-stricken California town told to empty out

Most residents of mudslide-ravaged Montecito were under orders to clear out Friday as the search for victims dragged on and crews labored to clean up massive debris and repair power, water and gas lines.

Most of mudslide-stricken California town told to empty out

Daily American / News

MONTECITO, Calif. (AP) — Most residents of mudslide-ravaged Montecito were under orders to clear out Friday as the search for victims dragged on and crews labored to clean up massive debris and repair power, water and gas lines.

Mudslide-stricken California town is all but emptied out

Southern California crews are cleaning debris left by the devastating storm on Tuesday. Residents in the area are returning to their homes to find anything salvageable. The mudslides caused by the storm have killed 17 and 8 remain missing.…

Most of mudslide-stricken California town told to empty out

The Eagle / News

MONTECITO, Calif. (AP) — Most residents of mudslide-ravaged Montecito were under orders to clear out Friday as the search for victims dragged on and crews labored to clean up massive debris and repair power, water and gas lines.

Frustrations, tragedy mount for California mudslide town

Daily American / News

MONTECITO, Calif. (AP) — Frustrations and dark discoveries mounted for a California town ravaged by a deadly and destructive mudslide.

The Latest: Man thought found after mudslide still missing

Times Union / News

MONTECITO, Calif. (AP) — The Latest on deadly debris flows that devastated Montecito, California (all times local):; 7:15 p.m. Authorities in California say a man they thought they had found after this week's mudslide is actually still…

Top Related Stories
1809

Jan 15

Future floods will be in mind as California town rebuilds

MONTECITO, Calif. (AP) — Officials say the possibility of future catastrophic floods will be in mind as Montecito, California, rebuilds after deadly mudslides that devastated the wealthy coastal hideaway.

Jan 14

California scrambles to clear mudslide debris before new storm hits

This week's mudslides in the Montecito area of Santa Barbara County left drainage basins and channels clogged with debris, officials said.

Jan 14

Crews slowly making progress removing debris after mudslides

MONTECITO, Calif. (AP) — Recovery crews are slowly making progress digging away masses of mud, boulders and toppled trees in a California community that was ravaged by deadly mudslides, but officials said they've removed enough debris from…

Jan 13

California mudslides MAP: Which areas are at threat? Latest danger zones MAPPED

MUDSLIDES have killed at least 18 people near Montecito in Santa Barbara, with many more still missing. These maps show which areas are now most at risk from further mudslides.

Jan 13

Race against time to find California mudslide survivors

At least 18 people have died in mudslides in California as rescuers battle against time to find more survivors.

Jan 13

Frustrations, tragedy mount for California mudslide town

MONTECITO, Calif. (AP) — Frustrations and dark discoveries mounted for a California town ravaged by a deadly and destructive mudslide.

Jan 13

Mudslide-stricken California town is all but emptied out

SFGate open event

MONTECITO, Calif. (AP) — Most residents of mudslide-ravaged Montecito were under orders to clear out Friday as the search for victims dragged on and crews labored to repair power, water and gas lines as well as clean up massive debris.

Jan 12

'Window closing' as search expands for missing in California mudslide

www.yahoo.com open event

By Alex Dobuzinskis MONTECITO, Calif. (Reuters) - Rescue crews expanded their search on Friday for at least five people missing after mudslides in southern California that killed at least 17 people, damaged hundreds of buildings and caked…

Jan 12

Essential California: Warnings about deadly mudslides came too late

Good morning, and welcome to the Essential California newsletter. It’s Friday, Jan. 12, and here’s what’s happening across California:; TOP STORIES Warnings about deadly mudslides came too late

Jan 12

Mudslides claim couple married 50 years, real estate agent

SFGate open event

MONTECITO, Calif. (AP) — A victim of California's deadly mudslides had celebrated his 89th birthday just hours earlier, while another was a ballerina turned real estate agent known as "The First Lady of Luxury Real Estate" in parts of…

Jan 11

Chaplin to Oprah: California's Montecito is a star haven

Stltoday.com open event

Montecito, the California coastal enclave devastated by this week's deadly mudslides, is known as Oprah's hometown. But it was Charlie Chaplin, the biggest star of another era, who helped make it a haven for celebrities.

Jan 11

California mudslide: 17 dead, 24 missing and 300 trapped as 'mud river' engulfs Montecito

THE death toll from the deadly California mudslide has risen to 17 as Oprah Winfrey’s $50m estate is among homes swallowed by 'river of mud’, authorities reported.

Jan 11

A Rush to Find Survivors Amid the Mud of Southern California Enclave

Two dozen people are missing around Montecito in aftermath of mudslides that killed 15 people and destroyed 100 homes.

Jan 10

‘Like a World War I battlefield’: At least 15 dead as mudslides wipe away Southern California homes

A storm of mud descended on the coastal community of Montecito with no warning, said officials, who expect the number of deaths to increase as rescue workers continue to look for people who are missing.

Jan 10

Montecito mudslide: Firefighters rescue girl, 14, from collapsed building after mudslides kill 13 in California

Dramatic pictures show the destruction wreaked by mudslides that swept through southern California neighbourhoods killing at least 13.

Jan 9

'I thought I was dead': California teen found alive under debris

NBC News open event

A powerful storm hammered California's Santa Barbara County with heavy rain, triggering deadly flooding and mud flows, especially in the community of Montecito.

Jan 1

California pot shops ring in 2018, ring up first legal sales

OAKLAND, Calif. — Customers lined up early to purchase recreational marijuana legally for the first time in California as the new year brought broad legalization some two decades after the state was the first to allow pot for medical use.…