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Desperate search for survivors in California mudslides

Desperate search for survivors in California mudslides

Joseph Bleckel, 87, was found in his home on Friday, the sheriff's office said.

Mandatory evacuations have been extended as more than 1200 emergency workers continue to search mud as deep as 4.6m in places.

Officials warned the number of fatalities could increase as rescuers continued searching homes.

The Federal Communications Commission has announced it will take the targeting issue up at its January meeting, but that's just one issue. He and Brainard became partners in 2014. There are people who are missing family members. He died with his wife of more than 50 years, Alice. Eight commercial properties were destroyed and 20 damaged.

"The Sheriff's Department is continually receiving reports of missing persons and is actively investigating each report", said Anderson.

Ms Benitez lived with her sister-in-law, Marilyn Ramos, 27, who was asleep with her daughter, Kaelly, 3, when mud crashed through their Montecito rental home, carrying both to their deaths.

It's a start. So is the $11.5 million in the budget proposal Gov. Jerry Brown released Wednesday to modernize the state's 911 system. And where do you even start? The trees and mud knocked down a fence and hedges that surrounded the front of the property.

Tanker trucks sucked muddy water from flooded sections of U.S. 101, the only direct major artery between Los Angeles and the Santa Barbara region. That is a town along the California coast just about a hundred miles northwest of here in Los Angeles.

You can also make a donation to the Direct Relief website. Debris and mudflow blocked the railway for the main line of the Union Pacific Railroad through Montecito.

"We're really joined together", she said. Rainfall rates exceeding 1 inch per hour at times contributed to the damaging mudslides in portions of Southern California. And it made me so proud to live there. Colleagues at Riskin Partners credited the former ballerina with having closed more than $2 billion in high-end real estate sales since founding the company that bears her name in the early 1990s. Residents of some communities were ordered out in advance as authorities feared the hillsides, left bare of vegetation by the fire, would be swept down onto homes below.

The number of confirmed fatalities remains at 17. "It's as devastating as can be", Oprah said. The mud flow went through the home and burst through a backdoor.

Looking back, Farrell says he regrets not evacuating his parents. "In addition to what's going on in Montecito, I lost my dad this week", DeGeneres began in the video. Others who were found, or identified among the dead, were crossed off.

Customers of the Montecito Water District, which includes Summerland, remain under orders to boil water. It's also hard because we're running into residents and neighbors that are asking us where their loved ones are and trying to get us to help them, and we move in those directions. By then, the earth had begun to move.

Farrell runs back into his home and is heard talking to his mother about how the flood waters broke into their home, submerging their furniture and belongings in a layer of thick mud.

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