Menu
PacPremier
Magic Hour
Montecito
Loading...
You are here:  Home  >  'Alisal Fire'
Latest

Our View: Alisal Fire a reminder of need for insurance reforms

By   /  Friday, October 15th, 2021  /  Agribusiness, Editorials, Government, Latest news, Opinion  /  Comments Off on Our View: Alisal Fire a reminder of need for insurance reforms

The Alisal Fire in Santa Barbara County is big and nasty, and it has proven to be hard to contain. As the Business Times went to press on Oct. 13, it had consumed 15,000 acres and Highway 101 was shut northwest of Goleta. (The highway reopened Oct. 15.) So far, the Alisal Fire has lacked Read More →

Read More →
Latest

Alisal Fire now 41% contained, Highway 101 reopened

By   /  Friday, October 15th, 2021  /  Central Coast, Latest news, left, South Coast, Top Stories, Tri-County Economy  /  Comments Off on Alisal Fire now 41% contained, Highway 101 reopened

Firefighters got the upper hand Thursday on the Alisal Fire in Santa Barbara County, and on Friday morning Highway 101 was fully open between Goleta and Buellton after a three-day closure. The fire started Monday afternoon in Refugio Canyon, a few miles north of Refugio State Beach. By Friday morning, it was 41% contained, according Read More →

Read More →
Latest

Fire closes Highway 101 near Goleta

By   /  Wednesday, October 13th, 2021  /  Central Coast, Latest news, left, South Coast, Top Stories, Tri-County Economy  /  Comments Off on Fire closes Highway 101 near Goleta

Highway 101 remained closed Wednesday morning at its midpoint in Santa Barbara County as a wildfire that started Oct. 11 continued to burn through the hills northwest of Goleta. The Alisal Fire jumped Highway 101 along the Gaviota coast on Oct. 12 and sent smoke and ash into downtown Santa Barbara and even Ventura County. Read More →

Read More →