The Latest on the Tragic Dive Boat Fire

••• The latest on the tragic fire aboard the Conception dive boat: “After seven rescue missions spanning an area of 160 miles yielded no signs of additional survivors, authorities suspended their rescue efforts about 9:40 a.m. on Tuesday morning. Thirty-four people—33 passengers and one crew member—are presumed dead. The names of those who perished in the fire have not yet been released, and officials say they have received more than 100 calls from family or friends who believe their loved ones were on board the Conception. Most of the people aboard the ship are thought to have been from the Santa Cruz and San Jose areas. A special team from the California Department of Justice will help Santa Barbara County officials use a rapid DNA analysis tool to identify victims.” —Los Angeles Times

••• “One hiker died and four others suffered from heat exhaustion when their group ran out of water during a hike in the Malibu Hills on Monday.” Always bring water, especially if you’re hiking in the afternoon. —L.A. Times

••• “Santa Barbara MTD is remodeling the Downtown Santa Barbara Transit Center and will have temporary facilities in place in the meantime. The project is expected to last until around March 2020, according to a news release. […] The project consists of a complete renovation of the Transit Center building interior, much of the building exterior, exterior loading platform, curbs, driveway, lighting and landscaping.” —KEYT

••• Q&A with Oat Bakery co-owner Louise Ulrich. —Independent

••• “The Santa Barbara Airport plans to reconfigure its facilities beginning in 2022, a move that could result in new fixed-base private operators serving private pilots and general aviation. Two private operators, Signature Flight Support and Atlantic Aviation, currently operate at the airport. So far, ACI Jet also has expressed interest in occupying a spot at the airport.” —Noozhawk

••• The Santa Barbara Fire Department reminds property owners that their addresses need to be clearly marked so they can be found in an emergency. Below: What not to do. —Edhat