Keith Hamm

Three-legged dog walks into a bar. Orders a whiskey. Bartender pours the drink and says, "I thought the sheriff told you to be outta town by sundown!" Three-legged dog belts back the whiskey, slams down the shot glass, and says, "I ain't leavin' town till I found out who shot my paw."

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Santa Barbara Middle School Community Eulogizes School Parent David Cantin

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Straight Talk on Montecito Evacuation Reaction and the Flood

Montecito Fire District's Abe Powell Reveals Officials' Anxiety Before Storm and Fearless Response to Mudflow

Montecito Fire Protection District's Abe Powell reveals officials' anxiety before storm and fearless response to mudflow.

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Stories of Heroism, Heartbreak Emerge from Montecito Mudslides

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Gearing Up for Getting Out

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First-Person Stories from the Montecito Mudslides

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Carpinteria and Montecito Schools Close After Flood Warnings

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'Significant Storm' on the Way for Santa Barbara County, Officials Warn

Flooding Expected Monday Night Below Burn Areas

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Thomas Fire Benefit Auction Opens Saturday

Porch Hosts Fundraiser with Donated Artwork

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Kevin Elliott Is New Los Padres Supervisor

He comes from Sequoia National Forest with four decades of experience.

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