[Update]: The Whittier Fire remains at 87% containment at 18,430 acres.
The Thomas Fire is 100% contained as of Friday, January 12, 2018.
The Junípero Serra statue at the Old Santa Barbara Mission was decapitated and splashed with bright red paint between Sunday evening and Monday morning. [Warning: Graphic Image]
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An edhat reader writes about overly crowded Amtrak Trains with Sheriff's Deputies arriving while hundreds are stranded without transportation to work.
A loaded handgun was found inside a female passenger's carry-on bag at the Santa Barbara Airport last Friday.
Roger reports a fire at North San Marcos.
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