• Among mudslide victims were children and retirees, longtime residents and immigrants

    5 days ago - By LA Times

    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 evacuation zone. The couple decided to stay home, keeping an eye on their sprawling property - especially their beloved garden and koi pond. Early...
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  • Essential California: Remembering the victims of Montecito's mudslides

    5 days ago - By LA Times

    Good morning, and welcome to the Essential California newsletter. It is Saturday, Jan. 13. Here's what you don't want to miss this weekend: TOP STORIES Their stories: The 17 victims identified in the Montecito mudslides were children and retirees, immigrants and longtime residents, united by the...
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