Hundreds of searchers continued the grueling work today of hunting for survivors and digging up bodies in the sea of mud and wreckage left by flash flooding in this wealthy coastal enclave.
Thu, 11 Jan, 2018
Authorities in California's Santa Barbara County are still trying to reach new areas and dig into the destruction to find dead, injured or trapped people after a powerful mud flow swept away dozens of homes.
Wed, 10 Jan, 2018
Thousands of firefighters tried to shield coastal communities from one of the biggest wildfires in California's history as a funeral procession was held in honour of one of their colleagues who was killed battling the flames.
Sun, 17 Dec, 2017
Retirement communities built on golf courses and race horse stables housing thoroughbreds were among the sites engulfed by flames as the San Diego area became the latest front in California's wildfire fight.
Fri, 08 Dec, 2017
Mon, 23 Jan, 2017
With a California town grieving the deaths of six college students killed by a mentally ill man, one victim’s father blamed the killings on politicians who failed to tighten gun laws after a mass school shooting in Newtown, Connecticut.
Tue, 27 May, 2014
The family of a man they believe went on a shooting rampage near a university in Santa Barbara, California, called police several weeks ago after being alarmed by YouTube videos “regarding suicide and the killing of people”, a lawyer said today.
Sat, 24 May, 2014