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Amtrak Pacific Surfliner further expands train service to Santa Barbara County – KEYT

January 19, 2018 10:36:16 am | 0 Comments

Dozens of passengers traveling from Santa Barbara to Ventura County wait for the last train of the night to arrive. (John Palminteri / Dozens of passengers traveling from Santa Barbara to Ventura County wait for the last train of the night to arrive. (John Palminteri / SANTA BARBARA, Calif. – UPDATE Pacific Surfliner…

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High surf disrupts ferry service, entices surfers – Ventura County Star

January 19, 2018 10:02:00 am | 0 Comments

Buy Photo Waves crash Friday morning against the Ventura Pier during a high surf event.(Photo: CHRISTIAN MARTINEZ/THE STAR)Buy Photo High surf was expected to peak Friday along the Ventura County coast, buoying surfers’ expectations but temporarily halting ferry service between Ventura and Santa Barbara harbors. Waves of 8 to 10 feet were forecast throughout the day…

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Seminar on unemployment insurance planned in Ventura – Ventura County Star

January 19, 2018 9:34:00 am | 0 Comments

STOCK PHOTO(Photo: Getty Images/Zoonar RF) VENTURA — A free seminar titled “What Employers Need to Know about Unemployment Insurance” is planned from 9 a.m. to12:30 p.m. Feb. 6. The event is planned by the Employment Development Department at its office at 4820 McGrath St., Suite 200. The seminar will cover calculating the unemployment insurance rate,…

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'I, Tonya' Stars Margot Robbie & Allison Janney Set For Santa Barbara Film Fest Honors – Deadline

January 19, 2018 9:28:00 am | 0 Comments

A pair of I, Tonya stars will be skating into California’s Central Coast to accept some hardware next month. Margot Robbie and Allison Janney, who play Tonya Harding and her mother LaVona Golden in Neon’s awards contender, will receive the Santa Barbara Film Festival’s 2018 Outstanding Performers of the Year Award. The Critics’ Choice Award winners…

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Oxnard police dog dies suddenly of inoperable tumor – Ventura County Star

January 19, 2018 8:47:00 am | 0 Comments

STAR FILE PHOTO Daniel Casson, Oxnard senior officer, along with his dog Jax start searching for narcotics at a house in the Marina West Neighborhood in Oxnard in August 2016.(Photo: Juan Carlo) The Oxnard Police Department said goodbye to one of its own Wednesday when Jax, a police K-9, died suddenly. Jax was 5 ½ years old.…

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Thousand Oaks seminar geared at helping the elderly stay sharp – Ventura County Star

January 19, 2018 7:57:21 am | 0 Comments

Dr. Lorne Label, a neurologist in Thousand Oaks, right, is shown with other Fit 4 The Cause board members David Kestenbaum, Cindy Rakowitz and Christopher Woo. Rakowitz is the founder of Fit 4 The Cause.(Photo: PHOTO COURTESY OF CINDY RAKOWITZ) THOUSAND OAKS — A Thousand Oaks neurologist is presenting a seminar aimed at helping the…

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Local K-9 Rescue Team Shares Stories from Montecito – NBC Southern California

January 19, 2018 7:53:53 am | 0 Comments

Firefighters from San Diego gave first-hand accounts of the devastation left behind by mud and rock slides in Montecito last week. Part of the Urban Search and Rescue California Task Force 8 received the call last Wednesday to head north with a K-9 team made up of five firefighters and two search dogs. Their mission was…

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Why Montecito's mudslide victims don't need flood insurance to recover their losses – Los Angeles Times

January 19, 2018 4:00:31 am | 0 Comments

To the editor: Law professor Kenneth S. Klein writes that Montecito flood victims should not suppose their property losses are covered by homeowners’ insurance. Contrary to Klein’s statement, that is exactly what they should suppose. (“Another lesson from Montecito — even in semi-arid Southern California, we need flood insurance,” Opinion, Jan. 15) California courts have…

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Toddler rescued from Montecito mudslide recovering – KSBY San Luis Obispo News

January 19, 2018 12:09:41 am | 0 Comments

[embedded content] Acts of kindness and generosity continue despite the destruction in Montecito. The McManigal family is giving $100,000 in donations to the Benitez family. Two-year-old Ian Benitez is healing but won’t be back on his feet for a while. Both families were affected by this massive mudslide that swept through parts of Montecito. The McManigals lost John…

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Caltrans: Nearly all mud cleared off of Highway 101 – KSBY San Luis Obispo News

January 18, 2018 11:23:22 pm | 0 Comments

[embedded content] Santa Barbara County released a number of mudslide recovery updates Thursday from government agencies and utilities, including some estimated service restoration dates. HIGHWAYS Caltrans says nearly all the mud along Highway 101 through Montecito has been cleared. Emergency and construction vehicles can use the highway but it will be several days before it…

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