GOLETA, Calif. - With temperatures over 100 degrees, and violent winds, flames in the hills above Goleta became a blow torch, as the Painted Cave fire destroyed nearly 500 homes and businesses on June 27, 1990. 

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Inspirational Quotes

It's not the load that breaks you down, it's the way you carry it.

Lou Holtz


We finally made it back to our home.... We would like to thank you and everyone involved in helping us through a very difficult time.

Sayre Fire Survivor, 2008