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'Monster' California fire bears down on Santa Barbara

ABC News - 17 Dec 2017
The unforgiving Thomas Fire that has for 14 days ravaged Southern California north of Los Angeles this weekend began to bear down on affluent swaths of Santa Barbara and Montecito. Interested in California Wildfires? Add California Wildfires as an ...
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Crews battle brush fire near El Capitan State Beach

KEYT - 22 Feb 2018
SANTA BARBARA COUNTY, Calif. - Fire crews were called out to a brush fire that broke out on a hillside at about 5:30 p.m. on U.S. Highway 101 just south of El Capitan State Beach. The fire shut down the No. 2 traffic lane creating a traffic backup ...
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Fire Possibly Sparked by Fireplace Damages Santa Barbara Home

Noozhawk - 20 Feb 2018
Firefighters were able to quickly knock down the flames and contain the fire the a single room in the home, Mercado said. The fire, which is believed to be accidental, remained under investigation. The resident told investigators that he had started a ...
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Thomas Fire Ash Sampled in the Santa Barbara Channel

Santa Barbara Independent - 12 Feb 2018
Scientists have been cruising the Santa Barbara Channel for 21 years, observing the currents and plankton in a monthly “Plumes and Blooms” study that's provided a bounty of oceanographic information. But only for daylight hours. A new study that was to ...
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First Responders Were Ready When the Debris Flows Hit

Santa Barbara Independent - 22 Feb 2018
Then we brainstormed about what to do next. First, we decided to engage our mapping professionals because our most robust maps were just for front-country fires. We didn't have the district divided up into manageable chunks for a flood or debris-flow ...
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Santa Barbara Tourism Reels, Recovers After Fire, Mudslides

Santa Barbara Independent - 05 Feb 2018
Though Santa Barbara is still reeling from the devastating effects of the Thomas Fire and subsequent Montecito mudslides, it is critical for the long-term recovery of the region's economy that the show go on. That was the message presented last ...
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Share Your Story of Thomas Fire, Mudslide With Business Network

Noozhawk - 21 Feb 2018
The Santa Barbara Business Network is a grass-roots network, co-founded by Sandy and Gino Goe, with the vision of a “Santa Barbara where every business owner makes a difference.” Its website, www.BusinessHubSB.com, serves as a hub to connect. For ...
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Whittier Fire cause determined

KSBY San Luis Obispo News - 05 Feb 2018
Nearly seven months after the Whittier Fire broke out along Highway 154 between Santa Barbara and Santa Ynez, officials have released a cause, confirming a vehicle started the massive blaze. The U.S. Forest service says no charges have been filed ...
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First-Ever Santa Barbara Restaurant Week on the Way

NBC Southern California - 21 Feb 2018
DINING OUT AROUND THE AMERICAN RIVIERA? You can accurately guess that the gourmand vittles you'll find will be enticing and interesting and fresh and flavorful. But knowing that you can enjoy those eats while supporting an event that's supporting a ...
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Camp Whittier Receives $20000 from Sunrise Rotary

Noozhawk - 25 Feb 2018
The Rotary Club of Santa Barbara Sunrise Charitable Foundation has presented a check for $20,000 to Camp Whittier, which is operated by the United Boys & Girls Clubs of Santa Barbara County. The funds will assist the organization rebuild Camp Whittier ...
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Want to help Thomas Fire, mudslide victims? See Jack Johnson in concert

The San Luis Obispo Tribune - 09 Feb 2018
Singer-songwriter Jack Johnson has a message for folks affected by the wildfires, flooding and mudslides that have devastated California's Central Coast: “I Got You.” Jack Johnson & Friends will play a benefit concert March 18 at the Santa Barbara Bowl ...
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Upcoming Thomas Fire and Flood Disaster Relief Events

Santa Barbara Independent - 09 Feb 2018
ONGOING: Santa Barbara Culinary Arts Cookbook Fundraiser All proceeds through March from the sales of the cookbook Santa Barbara Culinary Arts: A Taste of Santa Barbara's Culinary Bounty edited and designed by Tama Takahashi with photographs by Linda ...
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Santa Barbara Film Festival Gets Under Way With Renewed Purpose

Variety - 31 Jan 2018
Neither rain, ash nor mudslide will keep the Santa Barbara Intl. Film Festival from getting under way as scheduled on Jan. 31. Executive director Roger Durling says he never once considered delaying or cancelling this year's festival when one disaster ...
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Fire closes AJ Spurs in Buellton

KSBY San Luis Obispo News - 21 Feb 2018
The fire started shortly after 4 p.m. in the kitchen area at the restaurant, located at 350 E. Highway 246. Flames shot up the kitchen ventilation pipe and through the roof, according to Mike Eliason with the Santa Barbara County Fire Department ...

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