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(Reuters) - California’s iconic Highway 101 in Santa Barbara reopened on Sunday nearly two weeks after it was covered with 12 feet (3.7 meters) of deb..
SANTA BARBARA, Calif. -- California officials announced the reopening of Highway 101 on Sunday nearly two weeks after mudslides killed at least 21 peo..
A recovery team searching through debris from the Montecito mudslide recovered the body of 28-year-old Faviola Benitez Calderon on Saturday morning, b..
This photo provided by the Santa Barbara County Sheriff's Office on Jan. 13 shows Pinit Sutthithepa. Sutthithepa was among those reported missing from..
MONTECITO -- Authorities in Montecito, California said Saturday they had found the body of a woman who had been listed at missing in the deadly mudsli..
Several weeks after wildfires blackened nearly 500 square miles in Southern California, a large winter storm rolled in from the Pacific. In most place..
This 2010 photo provided by Alex Ocampo shows Fabiola Benitez, who as of Jan. 18, 2018 is still missing since mudslides hit the home she and her husba..
Sadly, the 33-year-old is involved in another controversy, where she is being accused of stealing an artist's work! Related: Katy Reveals Her Thoughts..
Rob Lowe is doing his part to help the devastation in Montecito, California. The 53-year-old actor appeared on Thursday’s The Ellen DeGeneres Show whe..
Around 3 a.m. Tuesday, Gower woke up to the sound of rain thundering on the roof of her home on East Valley Road. She walked downstairs, where her boy..
THE LIGHTBULB President Trump’s remarks last week denigrating Haiti, El Salvador and African nations as “shithole countries” has probably doomed a dea..
* Best-selling novelist Sue Grafton dies at the age of 77 * A look back at her top 10 Kinsey Millhone books * The author leaves a legacy of fiction an..
The first 12 months of President Donald Trump's administration showed little regard for precedent, tradition or protocol. As he set about putting top ..
Parishioners prayed Sunday for those killed and for families still searching for missing relatives in a Southern California community ravaged by mudsl..
Jack White, who announced his third full solo album “Boarding House Reach” last week, (out March 23 via Third Man/Columbia), revealed an extensive run..
It’s not a surprise that Jack White is going on tour. For his previous album, Lazaretto, White was a virtual road warrior, supporting the endeavor for..
At least three people remain missing Monday as the grim effort to find bodies under tons of mud and debris continued in Montecito. The death toll now ..
It takes years to learn the ancient art of voyaging. Visitors to Oahu can spend an hour to sample what it’s like to navigate by the sun and the stars ..
After December’s fires and early January’s floods, any visit to Santa Barbara County will require homework. Caltrans said Friday that the 101 Freeway,..
Travelers in the L.A. area seeking to reach Santa Barbara by car or train will face major detours. Rain-spurred mudslides Tuesday have fully closed th..
Amtrak is adding 2,000 more seats daily to its popular Pacific Surfliner train service to Santa Barbara to accommodate an uptick in passengers since t..
At least four people remain missing Monday as the grim effort to find bodies under tons of mud and debris continued in Montecito. The death toll now s..
Around 3 a.m. Tuesday, Gower woke up to the sound of rain thundering on the roof of her home on East Valley Road. She walked downstairs, where her boy..
MONTECITO, Calif. -- Recovery crews slowly making progress digging away masses of mud, boulders and toppled trees in a California community that was r..
LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - The search for survivors of the deadly mudslides in parts of California’s Santa Barbara County continued Sunday even as hopes ..
The wildfires that roared through California's arid landscape caused devastation in terms of human life, property damage and wildlife, but amid the de..
The realization that houses might simply vanish didn’t start to set in until a 30-foot tree trunk barreled by. Trina Grokenberger stared out the upsta..
MONTECITO -- The death toll from the mudslides in a California coastal town rose to 19 on Saturday but a man who had also been on the list of missing ..
MONTECITO, Calif. (AP/CNN) — A doctor and his daughter who died in the arms of her brother were among the 18 people killed in devastating mudslides th..
MONTECITO, Calif. (AP) — The death toll from the mudslides in a California coastal town rose to 19 on Saturday but a man who had also been on the list..
Cal coach Lindsay Gottlieb holds her son Jordan, who gets a lot of attention from players and staff members at practices, including assistant coach Ka..
MONTECITO -- The death toll from the mudslides in a California coastal town rose to 19 on Saturday but a man who had also been on the list of missing ..
Cal Firefighter Alex Jimenez walks out after marking a spot with a stick where he found a body under the mud at a house along Glen Oaks Drive in Monte..
Around 3 a.m. Tuesday, Gower woke up to the sound of rain thundering on the roof of her home on East Valley Road. She walked downstairs, where her boy..
As authorities continue to search for those missing in the deadly Montecito mudslide disaster, officials announced that U.S. 101 would remain closed i..
LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - A massive influx of search and rescue crews scoured parts of California’s Santa Barbara County on Saturday for seven people st..
As authorities continue to search for those missing in the deadly Montecito mudslide disaster, officials announced that U.S. 101 would remain closed i..
Yes, we have summer and at times a bit of winter, but the cycles in California follow a different calendar. From drought to flood, from fire to mud, C..
Peter Fleurat and his partner, Lalo Barajas, wanted to ride out the storm together. Their house on Hot Springs Road in Montecito was in a voluntary ev..
MONTECITO, Calif. -- Frustrations and dark discoveries have mounted for a California town ravaged by a deadly and destructive mudslide. Most of the pe..
Satellite images released by DigitalGlobe today show areas of Montecito, California, before and after the area was hit by heavy rainfall and deadly mu..
At least 18 people have died in the Montecito mudslides and seven people were still unaccounted for Friday, as hope waned that any survivors remained ..
Authorities in southern California said Friday they had discovered the body of an elderly man killed by mudslides that battered the region earlier thi..
A young mother asleep with her 3-year-old daughter as her 10-year-old nephew slumbered nearby were among the 18 people killed in a devastating mudslid..
This drama just won’t quit! Bella Thorne, 20, received some defense from her boyfriend Mod Sun, 30, via his Instagram Story after Rob Lowe, 53, slamme..
The festival made the announcement Friday in the aftermath of this week’s devastation with 17 declared dead, more than 40 people missing and hundreds ..
Ever since Rob Lowe, 53, called out Bella Thorne, 20, for tweeting a complaint about traffic caused by mudslides as people were dying, the rising star..
For her latest collection, shoe designer Chloe Gosselin found inspiration in the Hindu festival of Holi, where celebrants toss colored powders over on..
The oldest victim swept away in a California mudslide was Jim Mitchell, who had celebrated his 89th birthday the day before. He died with his wife of ..
Reality TV was born on Jan. 11, 1973, when PBS launched the series “An American Family.” Three camera crews moved into the Santa Barbara house of Bill..