The military has released the names of the seven Marines killed March 18, 2013, during a training exercise at Hawthorne Army Depot in western Nevada. They were all under 26.
Lance Cpl. David P. Fenn II, 20, of Polk City, Fla., was a mortarman assigned to 1st Battalion, 9th Marine Regiment.
Pfc. Joshua M. Martino, 19, of Clearfield, Pa., served as a mortarman assigned to 1st Battalion, 9th Marine Regiment.
Lance Cpl. Roger W. Muchnick Jr., 23, of Fairfield, Conn., was a mortarman assigned to 1st Battalion, 9th Marine Regiment.
Cpl. Aaron J. Ripperda, 26, of Madison, Ill., was an anti-tank missleman assigned to 1st Battalion, 9th Marine Regiment.
Lance Cpl. Joshua C. Taylor, 21, of Marietta, Ohio, was a mortarman assigned to 1st Battalion, 9th Marine Regiment.
Lance Cpl. Mason J. Vanderwork, 21, of Hickory, N.C., was a mortarman assigned to 1st Battalion, 9th Marine Regiment.
Lance Cpl. William T. Wild IV, 21, of Anne Arundel, Md., was a mortarman assigned to 1st Battalion, 9th Marine Regiment.
A medium-sized sinkhole at the intersection of Mission and State streets had Santa Barbara Police shut down streets one block in each direction.
Source: Dave Zaniboni/Santa Barbara Co. Fire Dept.
A fire that began just before 12:30 p.m. Saturday, has already burned at least 52 acres east of Santa Maria.
Family members confirm 64 year-old Marilyn Pharis of Santa Maria passed away on Saturday afternoon.
One person has been killed in a reported plane crash in the area of Lofus Canyon Road and Morgan Canyon Road just east of Santa Paula Saturday afternoon.
The Chorro fire broke out Sunday afternoon along the 22000 block of Maricopa Highway, above Ojai in the Los Padres National Forest.
Keith Carls photo
Santa Maria police are investigating a shooting Tuesday night that killed a man.
At least one person was killed in a multi-vehicle accident on state Route 41 in Morro Bay Saturday afternoon.
The sport of mixed martial arts has grown from the early days of no-holds barred fighting to a billion-dollar industry.
A medium-sized sinkhole at Mission and State streets in Santa Barbara Saturday morning.
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