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A double-barreled storm will take aim on California with drenching rain, high-country snow and the risk of flooding and mudslides later this week. The first of two rounds of rain and high-country snow is scheduled to roll ashore into Northern California during Thursday night. The rainfall during Thursday ...
Residents, business owners and others have filed more than $421 million in insurance claims as a result of the Montecito mudslide in January, adding to ... Though most homeowners in the Santa Barbara County coastal enclave did not have flood or mudslide insurance, Jones reassured them Monday ... insurance companies
FILE - In this Jan. 10, 2018, file aerial photo provided by the Santa Barbara County Fire Department, mudflow and damage to homes in Montecito, Calif. California's insurance commissioner says more than $421 million in insurance claims losses have been filed since deadly mudslides blasted through ...
Another question arose when the Montecito mudslides occurred and attorneys filed lawsuits alleging negligence by Edison was the underlying cause of both disasters. A petition was filed seeking to coordinate the Thomas Fire and mudslide cases in Los Angeles County. Robertson filed his own petition in ...
A California man whose partner was killed during devastating coastal mudslides in January is among residents suing a utility company, alleging its faulty equipment sparked a huge wildfire that stripped hillsides bare ahead of heavy rains that inundated their homes. Lalo Barajas and Peter Fleurat were ...

LOS ANGELES (AP) – A California man whose partner was killed during devastating coastal mudslides in January is among residents suing a utility company, alleging its faulty equipment sparked a huge wildfire that stripped hillsides bare ahead of heavy rains that inundated their homes. Lalo Barajas and ...
Family members of victims killed in the Montecito mudslides filed wrongful-death lawsuits Wednesday against Southern California Edison, alleging the ... 9 mudslides. Fleurat, 73, died in the mudslide and Barajas is named as a plaintiff in his life wrongful death lawsuit against Southern California Edison.
Just before 3:30 p.m. this afternoon, Kelowna RCMP received reports of a mudslide that had just occurred in the 2700 block of KLO Road. Police have been told that the slide, which had been estimated to be one and a half feet deep in some areas, had almost covered both the east and west bound lanes of ...
Businesses Were Hit Hard by Thomas Fire, Montecito Mudslides. Impacts of twin disasters were discussed at panel discussion hosted by the UCSB Economic Forecast Project. Peter Rupert, executive director of the UCSB Economic Forecast Project, speaks Wednesday during a Click to view larger.
Attorneys for the family of Peter Fleurat, a 73-year-old who was one of 20 people killed by the Jan. 9 Montecito mudslide, announced their intent to sue Southern California Edison for Fleurat's wrongful death. The lawsuit will be formally announced at a press conference in Montecito on Thursday morning; ...
MONTECITO, Calif. - The mudslide did millions of dollars in damage to Montecito properties, but no lasting impacts on the real estate market are expected, according to one realtor and an economic expert. On a recent drive in Montecito over the weekend, for sale and open house signs were visible on ...
After being closed following a mudslide, La Tuna Canyon Road is reopening Sunday night. (KABC). KABC. By Melissa MacBride. Sunday, March 25, 2018 09:42PM. LA TUNA CANYON, Calif. (KABC) --. After being closed following a mudslide, La Tuna Canyon Road is reopening Sunday night. The road was closed ...
Rain causes a hillside to collapse along La Tuna Canyon Road in Los Angeles on Thursday, March 22, 2018, where mandatory evacuation orders had already been in place amid moderate to heavy rain in the recent burn area. A powerful storm spread more rain across California on Thursday, flooding ...
Rodriguez added that the mudslide was between Bena Road and Towerline Road. There were also other reported mudslides between highways 58 and 223, with Highway 223 being closed from Arvin to Highway 58 at 3:46 a.m.. Loftus added that a creek near Stallion Springs overflowed onto the road and ...
SANTA BARBARA COUNTY, Calif. - A mudslide has shut down a portion of Highway 192 in both directions near the 3000 block of Foothill Road. California Highway Patrol says barricades have been put up for safety to protect from mudflow. All homes have been determined to be safe, according to the ...
NPR's Ailsa Chang speaks with Rita Bourbon, who survived a mudslide in her Santa Barbara, Calif., home in January. ... area where wildfires late last year destroyed a lot of the hillside foliage - trees and brush that would help prevent mudslides like the one that killed at least 21 people back in January.

A powerful storm dropped steady rain Wednesday onto hillsides stripped bare by wildfires in Santa Barbara and Ventura counties amid fears of debris flows. (KABC). KABC. By Marc Cota-Robles, John Gregory, Sid Garcia, Carlos Granda, Jory Rand and Anabel Munoz. Wednesday, March 21, 2018 11: ...
For Montecito, California, which endured deadly mudslides two months ago, this storm could bring more debris flow. In Santa Barbara County, ... Dave Zaniboni of the Santa Barbara County Fire Department described the aftermath of the January mudslide as a "battlefield" and "unrecognizable." PHOTO: A ...
Email. Heavy rain has Southern California on alert for flash flooding and mudslides today, two months after deadly mudslides in Montecito. ... Dave Zaniboni of the Santa Barbara County Fire Department described the aftermath of the January mudslide as a "battlefield" and "unrecognizable." "I've been ...
Dangerous storm brings fears of more mudslides, destruction. By Joseph Serna, Alene ... Officials fear it could bring more destructive flooding and mudslides. Advertisement. Here is what you ... 9, when mudslides swept through Montecito, killing 21 people and destroying homes. That day, the storm brought ...
The sights and sounds of last nights storms in the mountains and foothills were accompanied by scenes a little less refreshing after a dry start to the season. Multiple rock and mudslides overnight across the region. "Our crews were out there all night to re-open 190, to residents from Camp Nelson and ...
The Weather Channel is airing a replay of its special on the Montecito Mudslide titled "The Night it Rained Boulders" Wednesday evening. "In the middle of the night, a mountain crumbled and a torrent of mud along with countless large boulders rolled top speed towards a populated, sleeping town.
Mountain roads on the way to Yosemite National Park and Camp Nelson in Tulare County were were closed Tuesday evening because of rockfalls and mudslides, according to the California Highway Patrol. Near Fish Camp on Highway 41, a rockfall caused a closure for a few hours overnight but the road ...
SANTA BARBARA, Calif. (AP) -- Authorities have issued evacuation orders for some areas devastated by January's deadly mudslides because of another storm expected to hit coastal Southern California. The Santa Barbara County Sheriff's Office said Monday that a mandatory evacuation order is in effect for foothill ...
The county saw a deadly onslaught of mudslides in January after rain triggered debris flow that blocked the 101 Freeway in the area for two weeks. ... A map showing areas being evacuated March 12, 2018, over mudslide concerns as a storm approaches, was released by Santa Barbara County officials ...
Bell contacted the builders hired for the original project, as well as several other local companies to see if anyone would be willing to help them clear the trees and rubble that toppled over from the mudslide, but none responded. Right now, half of the cabin — where Young's bedroom would have been — is ...
Three labourers died after caught under a mudslide while digging a well here on Sunday. Rescue sources said that three labourers were engaged in digging well in Chak No. 187-TDA of Bhakkar when a big land mass fell over them. The labourers were trapped under the mudslide and died before they ...
Larson's family has come a long way since the mudslides which, two months ago on Friday, killed at least 21 people, left two others missing, and damaged or destroyed hundreds of homes in Montecito. This week, Larson was able to return to work for the first time. Still, rebuilding this hillside community is ...
Meteorologists do not expect as much rain as last week, when Montecito and nearby communities were spared significant damage from the first significant storm to hit the area since the January mudslides which killed at least 21 people and damaged or destroyed hundreds of homes. As last week's storm ...
A section of Topanga Canyon Boulevard was reopened Saturday afternoon in Malibu after a mudslide shut it down for more than 24 hours. (KABC). KABC. By Jade Hernandez. Sunday, March 04, 2018 12:03AM. MALIBU, Calif. (KABC) --. A section of Topanga Canyon Boulevard was reopened Saturday afternoon in Malibu ...
Arctic storm finally brings rain to Southern California, but without mudslides that some feared. By Melissa ... Still, those who had braced for the worst after January's deadly mudslides in Montecito experienced minimal damage to their communities and saw their mandatory evacuations lifted early in the day.
A section of Topanga Canyon Boulevard was closed in both directions in Malibu on Friday due to a mudslide, authorities said. (KABC). KABC. By ABC7.com staff. Friday, March 02, 2018. MALIBU, Calif. (KABC) --. A section of Topanga Canyon Boulevard was closed in both directions in Malibu on Friday due to a mudslide, ...
The storm was expected to significantly improve California's anemic snowpack, which is a key source of water for a state that edged back into drought due to the dry winter. Forecasters were predicting up to 7 feet of snow in the Sierra Nevada, with up to 10 feet possible in the highest elevations in the ...
Officials in weather-battered southern California have issued mandatory evacuation orders affecting thousands of people as a rainstorm threatened to unleash mudslides. “This is a challenging storm,” Santa Barbara County Sheriff Bill Brown said at a press conference. “Please know we do not take ...
MONTECITO, Calif. -- Fire-scarred communities still digging out from under a mudslide are getting ready for another storm that promises to dump heavy rain overnight, forcing mandatory evacuations in Santa Barbara County, CBS Los Angeles reports. Flash flood watches were in effect Thursday in the ...
Pop superstar Katy Perry gave a surprise concert for survivors of and first responders to the deadly mudslides in Montecito, California that happened in ... who will appear on Broadway in Waitress, singer-songwriter Kenny Loggins, and mudslide survivor Lauren Cantin, who sang “God Bless America.”.
Rain hits Santa Barbara and Ventura counties as residents prepare for potential flooding and mudslides ... Rain continued to soak Santa Barbara and Ventura counties Wednesday afternoon as residents of fire- and mudslide-battered communities endured the first day of Southern California's largest storm ...
A report is out with a preliminary assessment of the economic impacts of the Montecito mudslide. An economic counseling company put together the report estimating monetary damage and long-term effects. The deadly mudslide and the shutdown of Highway 101 in January had a significant impact on ...
For over two decades, Cal State Fullerton's Binod Tiwari has studied such mudslides and landslides around the world, including in Southern California, ... (TNS) - The catastrophic mudslide that inundated houses in Montecito in Santa Barbara County in January, killing 21 people, appeared to hit suddenly.
The Montecito mudslides were devastating, and the aftermath continues. Although there was much tragedy, there also are numerous stories of heroism and the miraculous that can serve to encourage the local community and those watching. The Santa Barbara Business Network is a grass-roots network, ...
A Pennsylvania couple has lost their home in a mudslide, and they say their insurance company likely won't cover the damage. Lynn Eash says she was inside her Johnstown home Friday when she heard a loud cracking noise. She ran outside with her three pet dogs as mud pushed her home 10 feet off its ...
Mudslides Block Only Road to New Zealand Town After Storm. Mudslides have blocked the only road to a small New Zealand town after a powerful Pacific storm caused disruptions across parts of the country. Feb. 21, 2018, at 5:30 a.m.. Feb. 21, 2018, at 5:30 a.m.. U.S. News & World Report. Mudslides Block Only Road to ...
JOHNSTOWN — For Lynn Eash, to watch the mudslide off Menoher Boulevard last Friday was to watch Mother Nature destroy her home in slow motion. Eash's home, where she's lived with her husband for five years, was slowly pushed off its foundation 10 feet by a slow-moving, but powerful, mix of dirt, rocks and fallen ...
VENTURA, Calif. - A legal group has filed a lawsuit against Southern California Edison on behalf of victims of the Thomas Fire and resulting mudslides. The Southern California-based Wildfire Legal Group filed the lawsuit Friday on behalf of 287 victims of the Thomas Fire. The lawsuit alleges SCE is liable ...
Officials say there is a leak at an XTO well pad on Cat's Run due to a mudslide, causing “free-flowing natural gas” in the area. They are staging at the intersection of State Route 148 and Cat's Run. Belmont County EMA Director Dave Ivan says his team is on the scene, but they are too far away to describe ...
Lawyers representing Ventura and Santa Barbara county residents who lost their homes in the December wildfire and subsequent mudslide sought a temporary restraining order Wednesday that would bar the utility from removing poles and other equipment along Anlauf Canyon Road — an area where the ...
Dispatch is reporting that a mudslide has brought a tree down and it is blocking the road. Charleston Police, Charleston Fire Department, and Kanawha County Sheriffs Office are all responding to the scene. It is unknown at this time how long the road will be closed. Keep clicking on wowktv.com for the ...
“So much habitat was destroyed between the fire and the mudslide that it would be a good way to help the bees,” said Wigle. “That would help feed them because they are starving.” The Super Bee Rescue is hoping to have an open house on March 10 and 11 in Carpinteria to help educate the public on the ...
On Monday 14th August an estimated 1,000 people died when an entire mountainside collapsed in the capital of Sierra Leone. Huge boulders, dislodged by rain, left a two-mile trail of destruction – flattening everything in its path. Immediately after the disaster the international community kicked into gear.


 

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