Santa Barbara is having a vigil tonight for the 34 people who died in the Conception diving boat fire. We look at the history of diving in the area. Also, a new collection of personal essays written by a Westmont professor addresses the complex process of grieving.
The history of diving around the Channel Islands
From this Episode:
Why Santa Cruz Island has long drawn passionate divers
Many family members and friends have spoken publicly about the Conception fire victims' passion for diving and exploring ocean life.
8 min, 38 sec
The history of diving along the Channel Islands
The Conception fire marks the largest loss of life in the history of the Santa Barbara Channel. The cause of the fire is now the subject of an intensive investigation by...
8 min, 33 sec