With 101 Freeway Closed to Mudslides, Hundreds — Including Evacuees — Travel by Boat Between Ventura and Santa Barbara

With a major portion of the 101 Freeway shut down by mudslides until at least Monday, two boating companies are taking hundreds of passengers a day on boat trips up to Santa Barbara. … A group of students from Westmont College in Montecito — where hundreds were being rescued from mudslides that destroyed at least 100 homes — were escorted by the National Guard from their homes and taken to a ferry service in Santa Barbara, the women told KTLA. more

Tribute to Slain UCLA Professor William Klug to Be Held in El Segundo

A tribute will be held in El Segundo Saturday in honor of UCLA professor William Klug, a husband and father who was shot to death when a gunman entered his office Wednesday. …”He was such a professionally accomplished person … such a good person as well … a rare and wonderful combination,” said Westmont College Professor Len Kilhlstrom. more