{FD} Thousands warmly recall officer hailed as bar shooting hero

The sheriff’s sergeant who gave his life saving others during a mass shooting last week was remembered warmly Thursday as a deeply religious man devoted to family who could be counted on to never hesitate a moment to put his own life on the line if it meant helping others.

{FD} Montecito residents who dodged fire struggle following storm

Just weeks after returning to homes threatened by one of the worst wildfires in California history, hundreds of residents of Montecito, an upscale enclave of the wealthy and famous, found themselves in another life-or-death situation.