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Storm brings relief, but also triggers mudslides, floods and outages
Storm brings relief, but also triggers mudslides, floods and outages

Bill Golubics went to sleep fully clothed in his recliner in case the charred slope behind his house came down in the night. The home next door on San Como Lane in Camarillo Springs was red-tagged in October and he knew his could be next. The 77-year-old woke up about 2 a.m. when heavy rain began to drub his roof. He went out on the front porch to watch the deluge and then heard a boom. Within seconds, mud tore through his home and blew out the front window. He tried to get in to inspect, but debris had blocked his front door. "I've never seen rain come down that hard for 30 minutes," he said. His home and nine others in the neighborhood were condemned as a fast-moving...

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