Lowe and DeGeneres are among the famous residents in the California town.
Two days after the Golden Globes and a speech that had everyone talking, Oprah Winfrey's thoughts are not on her presidential prospects but with her neighbors in Santa Barbara, California, where heavy rains have caused dangerous mudslides and led to fatalities.
At least 15 people have died and officials in Santa Barbara County say that number could rise.
A number of homes have been destroyed and first responders have rescued at least 50 people.
"Praying for our community again in Santa Barbara,"...
Weeks after devastating fires tore through Southern California, heavy rains sent mudslides rolling down hillsides in Santa Barbara County on Tuesday, leaving 13 people dead.
The storm uprooted trees and homes, and left mangled cars and abandoned surfboards on the streets.
Roads turned into debris-filled rivers and swallowed up communities downstream from where the Thomas Fire burned thousands of acres last month.
"It was literally a carpet of mud and debris everywhere, with huge boulders, rocks,...