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Tuesday January 23, 2018

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California Mudslide Relief
At 3:30 AM on January 9, an intense rainstorm dropped ½ inch of rain in five minutes just east of Santa Barbara, California. The hillsides north of Montecito had been cleared of most brush and trees by the record-breaking Thomas Fire in early December. With limited vegetation, the torrential downpour caused a flashflood of water, mud, rocks and debris to roar down Hot Springs Road. The massive mudslide destroyed 65 homes, claimed 20 lives and closed Highway 101. CalTrans mounted a 24-hour effort using mud pumps, tank trucks and bulldozers to clear the road. Normally, Highway 101 is used...
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Personal Planner
'Give It Twice' Trust
A very popular option for a parent with children is called the "Give It Twice" trust. This is a trust funded when the...
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Savvy Living
Financial Tips for Retiring Abroad
What are some financial factors to consider when retiring abroad? My husband and I will be retiring in a few years and...
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