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A Search For Where To Dump Thousands Of Tons Of Mud In Montecito

Crystal Sher

Tags California, Miramar Brands Group, Motecito

A Search For Where To Dump Thousands Of Tons Of Mud In Montecito

For days, crews have filled dozens of dump trucks with tangled metal, tire tread, mud and tree branches they cleared from the mudslide wreckage in Montecito. This week they discarded at least 3,500 tons — or about 7 million pounds — of the muck at the Ventura County Fairgrounds, where it will be stored temporarily until crews can sort through it. But with the total haul increasing by the hour, officials are facing a daunting challenge: where to dump thousands of tons of debris. "There's a lot of debris out there," said Brad Bihun, a spokesman for the multi-agency response...


"Seven in the Morning, America's Riviera"

Stephen Ascher

Tags America's Riviera, Blog, Miramar, News, Sony

"Seven in the Morning, America's Riviera"



"The Beach"

Stephen Ascher

Tags Miramar, news, store

"The Beach"

PHOTO: MIRAMAR BEACH, SPRING MORNING,   In the Spring we fish for halibut.  In Summer,  When grunion spawn at midnight in the surf, We look for them on the sand to throw them back. In the Winter from the point, we cast beyond The breakers to where the bass feed... . Edgar Bowers, "The Beach," from Collected Poems (1997)