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Amtrak says it’s adding more passenger cars. Since resuming service Thursday, trains have been overwhelmed by the numbers trying to get into and out of Santa Barbara. #montecitomudslides
After debris flows in #Montecito, family and friends left messages for those who are missing on a wall of an evacuation shelter. ‘Just want to make sure you are safe’ and ‘please call’
In wake of deadly mudflows in Montecito, public works official for @countyofsb says the area's natural channels on private land are not engineered to withstand devastating flooding, much less a debris flow 
Search-and-rescue team Decker and Brent Brainard in Montecito Friday. People still are missing after massive debris flows earlier this week.
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