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  1. Montecito Union School District Updating Emergency Plans Following Jan. 9 Debris FlowsRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | Noozhawk

    The risk of future storm events has prompted the Montecito Union School District to update evacuation protocols to ensure student and staff safety. Three weeks ago, many Montecito Union elementary students and staff returned to their San Ysidro Road campus after the Jan. 9 debris flow created inaccessible roads, mandatory evacuation orders and wide-spread damage.

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  2. Stars Coming Out for One805 Kick Ash Bash Fire, Flood BenefitRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Feb 11 | Noozhawk

    One805's Kick Ash Bash, set for Sunday, Feb. 25, will be a gratitude event to honor first responders while raising funds for emergency equipment and relief efforts in the wake of the Thomas Fire and Jan. 9 debris flow. The main event will be noon-6 p.m. at Bella Vista Polo Club in Summerland.

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  3. Jennifer Christensen Announces Campaign for Santa Barbara County Auditor-ControllerRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 10 | Noozhawk

    Santa Barbara County Chief Investment Officer Jennifer Christensen has announced that she will run for Santa Barbara County auditor-controller. A longtime resident of Santa Barbara, Jennifer will use her vast experience in county government, finance and accounting to provide innovative and effective leadership for a diverse group of interests that encompass Carpinteria, Montecito, Summerland, Cuyama, Lompoc, Santa Maria, Orcutt, the Santa Ynez Valley and Santa Barbara.

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  4. Bill Macfadyen: While Traffic Gins Up a Jam in Montecito, Tonic Nightclub Has Its Last CallRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 9 | Noozhawk

    Noozhawk's traffic has been flowing freely this past week, with 160,445 readers over the last seven days, according to our Google Analytics . The same can't be said for Coast Village and San Ysidro roads, where officials have decided motorists can fend for themselves, or maybe use another more descriptive f-verb.

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  5. Montecito Water District Cancels Rest of Boil-Water NoticesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 8 | Noozhawk

    All water in the Montecito Water District service area is safe to drink, the district said Thursday as it canceled the last of the boil-water notices issued after the Jan. 9 debris flows. The district had major damage to its pipeline distribution system and issued widespread boil-water notices to its customers, though many of them did not even have water service.

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  6. Ron Fink: Does Storm Water Residue Contain Hazardous Materials?Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 6 | Noozhawk

    A reader recently took me to task for saying in a recent opinion that Montecito flood debris "has been purged of hazardous material" before it's deposited on local beaches. It was intended to help Californians make informed decisions about protecting themselves at work and at home from chemicals known to cause cancer, birth defects, or other reproductive harm.

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  7. County Crews, Corps of Engineers Begin Clearing Clogged Montecito CreeksRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 6 | Noozhawk

    Many are filled with boulders, mud and debris that blasted out of the fire-denuded foothills during the deadly Jan. 9 storm A section of creek in Montecito is full of boulders following the Jan. 9 flooding and mud and debris flows. Santa Barbara County crews and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers are beginning work this week on clearing out key stretches of the creeks so they can better handle future downpours.

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  8. Risk of More Montecito Flood Devastation Is Just a Downpour AwayRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Feb 4 | Noozhawk

    As recovery and healing continue after last month's deadly flash flooding, mud and debris flows, officials warn that residents must remain in state of 'storm readiness' Mud and debris inundate Olive Mill Road at Hot Springs Road in Montecito after the deadly Jan. 9 flash flooding. Officials say residents must remain in a state of "storm readiness" due to the ongoing risk of flooding and mud and debris flows in neighborhoods below the Thomas Fire burn area.

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  9. Montecito Library Branch Reopens & Utilities Continue Restoring Service to CustomersRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 30 | Noozhawk

    The Montecito branch library reopened Tuesday after a long closure, and the building did not have any damage from the flooding and mudslides, The branch at 1469 East Valley Road, part of the Santa Barbara Public Library system, is holding normal hours, and staff are distributing N-95 masks for residents cleaning up debris. The Montecito Sanitary District said residents returning to undamaged homes should have working sewer service, but properties with more than minor damage could have issues with their private sewer laterals.

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  10. Judy Foreman: After Montecito Flooding, It's Not Easy Adjusting to Life on Outside Looking InRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jan 28 | Noozhawk

    A rainbow appears over Summerland after the Jan. 9 storm that sent deadly flash flooding and mud flows ripping through Montecito. Although Summerland largely escaped damage, it was cut off from Montecito for nearly three weeks and from Carpinteria for almost a week.

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  11. All Remaining Evacuation Orders Lifted in Montecito Mudslide AreaRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jan 27 | Noozhawk

    The remaining mandatory evacuation orders in Montecito were lifted Saturday as the community continued to recover and clean up from the deadly mudslides and flooding that struck on Jan. 9. >> North of East Valley Road/Highway 192 between San Ysidro Road/East Mountain Drive/West Park Lane and Romero Canyon Road. The exclusion zones are open only to residents, business owners and those conducting official business in the area.

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  12. Captain's Log: Whales Cruise the Island GapsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 25 | Noozhawk

    Just before the fishing regulations changed at the end of the month, I had a charter group out fishing at Santa Rosa Island for the plentiful red snapper. We were drift fishing about a half-mile outside of the unnecessary Marine Protected Area at Carrington Point when cheers rang out from all aboard.

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  13. How Montecito Mud Ends Up at Goleta Beach During Debris RemovalRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 25 | Noozhawk

    Dump trucks have carted off about 10 percent of the 400,000 cubic yards of mud, trees and boulders in creek debris basins A bulldozer spreads mud from the Jan. 9 debris flow in Montecito on a portion of Goleta Beach. County workers search for pieces of metal, plastic and wood in the mud before it is pushed into the surf zone.

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  14. County Officials Release Guides for Clean-up, Personal Protection After Montecito DisasterRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 24 | Noozhawk

    Montecito residents and businesses are starting to return home this week, and the Santa Barbara County Public Health Department has resources to guide people through debris clean-up and overall health impacts of the flash flooding and mudslides. Click here or scroll down for the county's guide on "Returning to Your Neighborhood" after the Jan. 9 storm.

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  15. Making the Nooz, Week Ending Jan. 20, 2018: Montecito Flooding Stirs Up Reader QuestionsRead the original story

    Saturday Jan 20 | Noozhawk

    Sophia Dentzel, of Summerland, documented the damage in the area and had to walk a ways out to get photos to send, because of poor cell and Internet service, she said. A before and after shot of Hot Springs Road, using Google Street View and a Santa Barbara County Fire Department photo.

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  16. Bill Macfadyen: In Sign of The Times, Readers Wade Into Noozhawk's Flood and Mud CoverageRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 19 | Noozhawk

    As many of my closest friends are tired of hearing, one of my personal goals for 2018 is to start getting Noozhawk the national recognition it deserves. For 10 years now, we've been covering our community with integrity and professionalism, and I'm gratified and grateful that our readers have made us Santa Barbara County's No.

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  17. Public Health Closes Some Santa Barbara County Beaches, Ocean Waters After TestingRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 18 | Noozhawk

    Ocean water samples taken on Tuesday were tested for bacteria levels and test results reveal that levels of bacteria do exceed standard levels in ocean water at some beaches. The following beaches will remain closed: >> Arroyo Burro >> Carpinteria State Beach >> East Beach at Mission Creek >> East Beach at Sycamore Creek >> El Capitan State Beach >> Hope Ranch Beach >> Goleta Beach >> Summerland Beach People should not enter the water when levels of bacteria highly exceed standard levels.

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  18. Symphony Postpones Concerts, Offers Free BenefitRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 16, 2018 | Noozhawk

    The Santa Barbara Symphony, due to the recent double disasters striking the South Coast, has decided to postpone its concerts of Jan. 20-21. The program featuring Franois Girard's romantic film, The Red Violin , and violinist Lara St. John, will now be presented the weekend of June 16-17.

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  19. Santa Barbara Symphony Presents Free Benefit ConcertRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 15, 2018 | Noozhawk

    The Santa Barbara Symphony, in partnership with Montecito Bank & Trust and the Santa Barbara Center for the Performing Arts, invites the community to gather at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 18, in the Granada Theatre for a free benefit concert. Montecito Bank & Trust volunteers will be on hand to collect donations for disaster relief and recovery efforts in Montecito, Summerland and Carpinteria.

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  20. Boil Water Notice Rescinded for Summerland Area of Montecito Water DistrictRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 15, 2018 | Noozhawk

    A boil water notice has been in effect for all of the Montecito Water District service area since Jan. 9, but the district said Monday that water in the Summerland area has been declared safe to drink. The district did testing in conjunction with the State Water Resources Control Board, the district said in a statement Monday.

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