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Camarillo Springs mudslide victims dig out
Camarillo Springs mudslide victims dig out

On the day after Jim Shiraishi’s home of 24 years was destroyed by a wall of mud and rocks that poured into his backyard in a burst of fury, all he could think about was finding his wallet and keys. Shiraishi returned to his Camarillo Springs home over the weekend, after Friday’s mudslide trapped him and his wife, Grace, both 89, and their caregiver inside. Firefighters were able to break down the front door and rescue them. “I need my wallet and keys so I can get my car,” said Shiraishi, pointing to the mud-stained garage door of his one-story home on San Como Lane. His was one of 10 homes — seven on his street, three on another — that were...

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