The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) will direct $3 million to help fund a much-needed flood mitigation project in Oceano, which has long been plagued by problematic standing water during periods of rainy weather.
A rare species of seabird known as the Brown Booby has been discovered nesting on the Channel Islands off the coast of Ventura County for the first time.
"The crops struggled a little because we got so much rain," says Tom Ikeda, a farmer in Oceano. Out in the fields, Ikeda sees first-hand what happens with too much of a good thing.
The recent storms tore up the roadways surrounding the Twitchell Reservoir leaving potholes of all sizes.
A low end Wind Advisory will continue in parts of Santa Barbara County until Noon Wednesday. The strongest winds are expected across the foothills and canyons in south Santa Barbara County, with gusts between 35 and 45 mph.