MONTECITO, Calif. (AP) - Officials say they expect to meet a goal of reopening a key highway along the California coast ahead of Monday's morning commute. U.S. Highway 101 has been cleared of mud in Santa Barbara County. Workers are now clearing drainage areas, stabilizing embankments and working on guardrail and sign repairs. They will also clean and sweep the highway. Tim Gubbins of the California Department of Transportation says he expects the highway to be ready to reopen by the Monday morning commute.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Demonstrators from Los Angeles to New York have marched in support of female empowerment and denounced President Donald Trump's views on immigration, abortion, LGBT rights and women's rights on the anniversary of his inauguration. In Park City, Utah, where the annual Sundance Film Festival is in full swing, actress Jane Fonda and attorney Gloria Allred appeared before marchers. Trump tweets Saturday was a "perfect day" for women to march to celebrate "economic success" during his time in office.
BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (AP) - Guillermo del Toro's fantastical romance "The Shape of Water" has won the top honor from the Producers Guild of America. The Producers Guild Awards were held Saturday at the Beverly Hilton Hotel in Beverly Hills. The awards often predict the eventual best picture Oscar winner.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - The Santa Barbara County Sheriff's Office has located the body of a woman missing since recent mudslides struck a Southern California coastal town. Authorities say the body of 28-year-old Faviola Benitez Calderon was located about 10 a.m. Saturday by a dog team. The working-class immigrant population in Montecito suffered outsized losses from the recent mudslides that killed at least 21, injured dozens and damaged or destroyed hundreds of homes.
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