Since this isn't loading right I would recommend, especially if you live in California to read the Los Angeles Times version which you have to click on because it won't load. Also, if you have relatives in the area call them to make sure they are okay because of the amount of roads that have already closed because of mudfall out of the hills and valleys there.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — At least five people were killed and homes were swept from their foundations Tuesday as heavy rain sent mud and rocks sliding down hills stripped of vegetation by Southern California’s recent wildfires.
Rescue crews used helicopters to lift people to safety because of blocked roads, and firefighters slogged through waist-high muck to pull a muddy 14-year-old girl out of the rubble of a home in Montecito, in Santa Barbara County, northwest of Los Angeles. She was taken away on a stretcher.
Five bodies were found in and around Montecito, Santa Barbara County Fire Department Capt. Dave Zaniboni said.
2 hours ago - The National Weather Service was reporting rainfall totals of up to 4½ inches in Ventura County and 3 inches in Santa Barbara County as of 6 a.m. Nearly 1½ inches of rain had fallen in Bel Air, which could be susceptible to mudslides and debris flow because of damage caused by the Skirball fire last ...
4 hours ago - Authorities say two people have been killed by a mudslide that has destroyed homes during a powerful Southern California storm. Santa Barbara County Fire Department Capt. Dave Zaniboni says the bodies were found in mud and debris during rescue operations Tuesday in Montecito northwest of Los Angeles.
34 mins ago - Firefighters lead a girl, 14, from the rubble where she'd been trapped for hours Tuesday in Montecito. Ben Hyatt says his home in Montecito has been "surrounded by mud." Debris litters the area near Hyatt's home Tuesday in Montecito in Santa Barbara County.