February 23, 2024
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Our view: Lessons learned from the Thomas Fire and Montecito mudslides

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Six years ago this week, the Central Coast was reeling from the impact of the Thomas Fire and the deadly Montecito debris flows, which struck overnight on January 9. Some hard lessons have been learned since that time. Among them: • There is no easy way to keep a mountain from collapsing. Efforts to install…

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