Tag archives: Kevin Cooper

Storm Impact Map Updated
By Kelly Mahan Herrick   |   December 21, 2021

Last Thursday officials held a public meeting at Montecito Union School to discuss emergency information prior to the winter storm season. Closing in on the fourth anniversary of the catastrophic debris flow of January 9, 2018, First District Supervisor Das Williams says the community’s level of resiliency, awareness, and communication is better than ever before, […]

What’s the Risk? Upcoming community meeting to address debris flow risk ahead of winter storms
By Christina Favuzzi   |   December 7, 2021

December 4 marks four years since the Thomas Fire began its treacherous march from Santa Paula to the hills of Carpinteria and Montecito. We all remember the devastating debris flow that occurred just more than a month later. Every winter since the 1/9 Debris Flow, Montecito Fire has partnered with our local first responder and […]

Fact-Checking the Forecast
By Nick Schou   |   December 19, 2019

The standing room-only crowd that filled Montecito Union School’s meeting hall on the evening of December 5 wanted one thing above all else: good news. And by and large, that’s what they got from the group of city, state, and federal officials who presented their latest findings on both the winter weather forecast and the […]