They were civilians and contractors, just starting their day at a massive military compound that's normally a bastion of safety. But, for reasons that may never be known, their lives were cut short in Monday's Navy Yard shooting. Here are the shooting victims with the exception of 58-year-old Gerald L. Read, whose photo was not yet available:
Work crews and volunteers on beaches east of the main Refugio oil spill site have, at times, prevented the public and press from going on the sand. Local leaders with the Santa Barbara County Park Department and the City of Goleta say no beaches are closed and they are working on a more coordinated effort.