My beach!” Stacey Manning cried. “My beautiful white sandy beach!”
Bess, George, and I didn’t know what to say.
We wished we could console Stacey as she watched clumps of oil wash up on her private beach, but we felt just as badly as she did.
It was “the morning after.” Just yesterday afternoon, a luxurious yacht had exploded off the coast, sending gallons of oil spilling onto the shores of Malibu’s rich and trendy Malachite Beach. Stacey, a celebrity event planner, had just returned from Las Vegas to check out the damage. The blackened sands...