The Santa Barbara Bucket Brigade was created to prepare for and respond to natural disasters and community crises through volunteer training, coordination and deployment.
When the Thomas Fire and debris flow hit our community, it was an all-too-familiar situation for my family, as we...read more
“Get me the specs, and I’ll get you the power.” That was the first "let’s get it done" order I...read more
When we arrived at our destination off Olive Mill Road, I was struck by how quiet it was in the...read more
Today I felt the best and most hopeful part of human nature, a sorely needed reassurance in these trying times....read more
My husband and I, along with a friend, were assigned to dig out a garage. The house had mostly survived,...read more
I was skiing in Europe when the debris flow occurred. I followed KEYT online and watched CNN news reports to...read more