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Residents flee as flames approach wealthy California enclave

| | Dec 17 2017 - 12:06am | Comments

MONTECITO, Calif. — Residents piled into cars and fled on Saturday, turning downtown Santa Barbara into “a ghost town” as surging winds drove one of the biggest fires in California’s history toward the city and the nearby wealthy enclave of Montecito.

  1. | Posted: Dec 7 2013 - 12:06am

    Nelson Mandela led black South Africans in their struggle to throw off the yoke of white rule and then helped the entire nation heal the wounds of racial division.

  2. | Posted: Dec 7 2013 - 12:06am

    JOHANNESBURG — South Africans erupted in song, dance and tears on Friday in public and emotional celebrations of the life of Nelson Mandela, the anti-apartheid leader who bridged this country’s black-white divide and helped avert a race war.

  3. | Posted: Dec 7 2013 - 12:06am

    Nelson Mandela led black South Africans in their struggle to throw off the yoke of white rule and then helped the entire nation heal the wounds of racial division.

  4. | Posted: Dec 7 2013 - 12:06am

    JOHANNESBURG — South Africans erupted in song, dance and tears on Friday in public and emotional celebrations of the life of Nelson Mandela, the anti-apartheid leader who bridged this country’s black-white divide and helped avert a race war.

  5. | Posted: Dec 7 2013 - 12:06am

    NEW YORK — Like Elvis’ no-hips-allowed appearance on “The Ed Sullivan Show,” or the Beatles’ arrival in America, or Woodstock, it is considered one of the milestone moments in rock history: Bob Dylan going electric at the 1965 Newport Folk Festival.

  6. | Posted: Dec 7 2013 - 12:05am

    WASHINGTON — It doesn’t rival Amazon and Travelocity, but President Barack Obama’s much-maligned health insurance website finally seems to be working reasonably well most of the time.

  7. | Posted: Dec 7 2013 - 12:05am

    WASHINGTON — It doesn’t rival Amazon and Travelocity, but President Barack Obama’s much-maligned health insurance website finally seems to be working reasonably well most of the time.

  8. | Posted: Dec 6 2013 - 8:31am

    Michael Kammen, a Pulitzer Prize-winning historian at Cornell University whose many books explored the Constitution, the concept of American identity and sweeping views of cultural and social history, died Nov. 29 in Ithaca, N.Y. He was 77.

  9. | Posted: Dec 6 2013 - 8:31am

    Michael Kammen, a Pulitzer Prize-winning historian at Cornell University whose many books explored the Constitution, the concept of American identity and sweeping views of cultural and social history, died Nov. 29 in Ithaca, N.Y. He was 77.

  10. Posted: Dec 6 2013 - 12:06am

    Fighting erupts in Central Africa Republic capital, France sends more troops

  11. | Posted: Dec 6 2013 - 12:06am

    NEW YORK — While the Metro-North Railroad is already getting hit with multimillion-dollar civil claims over a deadly commuter train derailment, prosecutors will face tough choices when deciding whether to bring criminal charges against the train’s engineer, who told investigators he nodded or fell into a daze at the controls.

  12. | Posted: Dec 6 2013 - 12:06am

    JOHANNESBURG — Nelson Mandela was a master of forgiveness.

  13. | Posted: Dec 6 2013 - 12:06am

    WASHINGTON — The U.S. economy is growing faster, corporate profits are rising and companies are laying off the fewest workers in six years.

  14. | Posted: Dec 6 2013 - 12:06am

    NEW YORK — The outlook for hiring is improving and the economy is growing at its fastest pace in more than a year, so what’s the bad news for the stock market?

  15. | Posted: Dec 6 2013 - 12:06am

    NEW YORK — While the Metro-North Railroad is already getting hit with multimillion-dollar civil claims over a deadly commuter train derailment, prosecutors will face tough choices when deciding whether to bring criminal charges against the train’s engineer, who told investigators he nodded or fell into a daze at the controls.