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    Montecito Mudslide Updates

    Check in here daily for the latest facts and figures of the Montecito Mudslide.

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    Boil Water Notice Lifted for Parts of Sycamore Canyon, High Chlorine in Other Areas

    The Montecito Water District has lifted the boil water notice for the northwesterly most part of the District in the Sycamore Canyon area, while high chlorine will be present in other areas.

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    Montecito Water District Issues Statement on Pending Lawsuit

    On Tuesday, January 16th, 2018 we learned that Montecito Water District was named as a Defendant in a lawsuit that has been filed as a result of the mudslides.

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    Public Health Warns Against Eating Local Raw Shellfish

    Santa Barbara County Public Health issued a warning to the public to avoid consuming recreational harvested raw shellfish caught in ocean waters where bacterial levels continue to be elevated.

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    Highway 101 is Now Open

    [Update]: Caltrans announced Sunday morning that Highway 101 is now fully open!

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    SNAP Addresses Noise Complaints on the Mesa

    Student Neighborhood Assistance Program (SNAP) officers are working to address noise, overcrowding, and parking issues in the Mesa neighborhood near Santa Barbara City College.

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    City to Replace Water Pipes This Year

    Throughout 2018, the City of Santa Barbara will be replacing old water piping, valves, and hydrants, in order to reduce water main breaks and conserve water.

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    21st Victim Found and Identified in Montecito Mudslide

    [Update]: The body of 28-year-old Faviola Benitez Calderon was located in the 100 block of Santo Tomas Lane during search and recovery efforts on Saturday.

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    Missing Reduced to 2 in Montecito Mudslides

    The Santa Barbara County's Sheriff's has reduced the number of missing people in the Montecito mudslides to 2 after the remains of a missing woman were discovered.

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    Channelkeeper Answers Questions on Beach/Water Impacts from the Mudslide

    Santa Barbara Channelkeeper is providing the public with an update on beach and water impacts from the Montecito mudslide and Thomas Fire.

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    County States Hepatitis from Debris/Mud Runoff Unfounded

    The Public Health Department states the connection between Hepatitis transmission from debris/mud runoff in unfounded.

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    Uber Driver Arrested for Raping Passengers

    A Santa Maria man and Uber driver was arrested for allegedly raping and burglarizing women passengers in San Luis Obispo.

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    Blood Drive on Tuesday

    The Santa Barbara County Sheriff's Office is asking people to donate blood during a scheduled blood drive on Tuesday.

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    Santa Maria Police Investigate Drug House

    Santa Maria Police investigated a reported "drug house" in the 1100 block of Grass Valley Way leading to several arrests.

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    Josephine Marie Franceschini "Josie" Gower

    Josie Gower (1948 - January 9, 2018)

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    The Status of the Montecito Water District

    The Montecito Water District provides an update regarding the status of their water supplies following the Montecito mudslide.

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    Suspect Steals Donated Guitar from Kids Music Program

    Santa Barbara Sheriff's Office is asking for the public's help in identifying a man who stole a donated guitar from the Santa Barbara Youth Music Academy.

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    Police Escort for Cottage Hospital Staff

    An edhat reader captured a photo of the police escort for Cottage Hospital staff members.

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    Officials Provide Update on Montecito Mudslide and Roadways

    On Friday afternoon, Santa Barbara County officials held a press conference to provide the public with the most recent information on the Montecito mudslides, the roadways, utilities, and more.

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    Fire Restrictions Lowered on Los Padres National Forest

    Rainfall amounts across Los Padres National Forest have provided sufficient moisture levels to reduce Forest fire restrictions on the forest from Level IV to Level I effective immediately.

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