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Hundreds of trucks haul debris day and night in Montecito

Jan 26, 2018
Clearing 11 basins filled with dirt and rock will take until the end of February at least, federal officials say.
At Cold Springs Basin in Montecito, private contractors clear boulders with excavators and dump trucks. Under FEMA's orders, the Army Corps of Engineers is on a mission to clear 11 impacted basins by the end of February.
Aaron Schrank/Marketplace

With California Freeway damaged by mudslides, commuters find alternatives

Jan 17, 2018
California commuters are relying on whale watching ferries and Amtrack to get to work while the 101 Freeway is under repair.
The Amtrak Pacific Surfliner is operating more (and longer) commuter trains along the Santa Barbara-Ventura coast while the 101 Freeway and other major roadways are closed off due to storm and mudslide damage.  
Steven Cuevas/ for Marketplace