Rosie's Dog Beach

Rosie’s Dog Beach

In my final blog post, I’ll be discussing this beach in Long Beach, CA using a community based lens. When  I arrived to the Rosie’s Dog Beach, I could see that it stretched several acres. What I didn’t see when I scanned the area, strangely enough, were dogs. At first, I saw many beach volleyball Read More

Rosie's Dog Beach

Beach Pollution

I have been working along side Southern California Coastal Water Research Project, Ventura Public Health, and Ventura Waters, and some affiliates of CSU Channel Islands on a water quality project. In my research with SCCWRP, we run water quality tests to indicate the amount of fecal pollution around two local Ventura County beaches: Surfer’s Point Read More


ECS Santa Rosa Island field trip

Lens: educational, community, spiritual I had the opportunity to visit the Santa Rosa Island and stay at CI’s research station for one of my early childhood studies classes. Apparently we were the last group to visit for the season until it opens back up in the Spring. It was such a cool worthwhile experience! We Read More

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La Jolla Beach and Tide Pools

There are very few places I’ve visited that have completely taken my breath away. One of those places was La Jolla Beach and Tide Pools in San Diego County. There was something about its sheer beauty and serenity that left me breathless, especially, because I wasn’t expecting it. My friends and I just so happened Read More

Rosie's Dog Beach

San Francisco Coast

Over the weekend, I visited the beautiful city of San Francisco. My best friend lives there and I decided to drive up and spend a few nights at her apartment in the city. I am always blown away by how beautiful San Francisco is there coast is super beautiful. I loved watching the waves come Read More


Trash Clean up Hueneme Pier

Hueneme Pier is a small fishing pier in the middle of Hueneme Beach park. Originally constructed to facilitate the construction of a sewer outfall pipe in 1956, the pier has since been remodeled and extended to serve as a public fishing spot. Currently, the pier and surrounding beach back up to a heavily residential area, Read More