A tragic mudslide in the coastal Santa Barbara community of Montecito has left over a dozen people dead and missing. The destruction is only beginning to be measured. As search and rescue teams continue to comb through debris looking for survivors and recovering bodies, we speak to those affected and seek answers about evacuation orders and emergency alerts from county officials.
Trapped by mud in Montecito
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With Highway 101 closed, health care workers boat to work
Nurses board a boat to get home after their shift at Cottage Hospital (Photo by Kathryn Barnes) A 13-mile stretch of Highway 101 south of Santa Barbara remains closed...
Disaster relief CEO becomes a mudslide disaster survivor
Thomas Tighe in shock Tuesday morning as rescuers get to his house.
Did the emergency alerts work?
Many are questioning why much of the damage occurred within the Voluntary Evacuation Zones, and whether emergency alerts delivered to cell phones actually worked properly.