Death toll from slides rises to 15 with air rescues set to begin in Montecito -—At least 15 people have been killed after a heavy rainfall sent a torrent of mud and debris crashing down onto homes in Montecito early Tuesday morning.

Death toll rises to 15 as crews continue rescues, recovery in Montecito. The death toll has risen to 15 after heavy rains forced mud and debris through Montecito, downing power lines, destroying homes and closing Highway 101 indefinitely. “Right now our assets … Click to Continue