Goleta Beach and the Issue of Coastal Armoring

In order to touch on coastal erosion, inland migration of the shoreline, coastal armoring, and managed retreat I decided to choose Goleta Beach in Santa Barbara County to discuss these significant problems. I also chose Goleta Beach because I grew up in Goleta and I have been visiting that beach on and off for a Read More


Westward Beach Malibu

I went to Westward Beach on a hot and sunny Friday in August. Westward beach is located in the southern half of Zuma Beach. I went to go relax on the beige and warm sand with a friend of mine since she was down from Florida. Whenever we hangout, going to the beach is our Read More


Ellwood Beach

A particular beach that I love to visit and that has sentimental value to me is the Ellwood Beach located in Goleta, CA. Unlike the well known Goleta Beach which is visited by locals, tourists, and UCSB students alike for its popular fishing pier, upper scale seafood restaurant, children’s park, and bike trails. Ellwood Beach Read More

Rosie's Dog Beach

Along the PCH, Sycamore Cove Beach

On September 19th I visited Sycamore Cove Beach in Malibu alongside the Pacific Coast Highway. Sycamore Cove Beach (also known as Sycamore Canyon Beach) is a beautiful place to visit for a nice day on the coast! This southwest-facing sandy beach has five miles of scenic ocean coastline that range from rocky bluffs, sandy beaches, to Read More