Ken Oplinger

Santa Barbara Chamber of Commerce

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Ken Oplinger on KCRW

The Thomas Fire has been burning for two weeks across Ventura and Santa Barbara Counties — and it’s still not over. One firefighter has died and hundreds of homes have been lost.

Thomas Fire: Scope and economic impact

The Thomas Fire has been burning for two weeks across Ventura and Santa Barbara Counties — and it’s still not over. One firefighter has died and hundreds of homes have been lost.

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