Partnership Prevails


As Montecito prepares to remember the year-ago January 9th mud and debris flow and the devastation it caused, Santa Barbara City Fire Chief Pat McElroy – now Executive Director of the Montecito based Partnership for Resilient Communities – smiles big holding the group’s hard-won SB County Emergency Debris Flow Protection Plan Permit allowing for placement of up to 11 steel ring nets in the canyons above Montecito designed to prevent a recurrence... ever again.

Megan Miley