Lighthouses: Long Beach’s Lighthouse Park

I was interested in doing a blog post about lighthouses, so my dad and I decided to visit the Lion’s Lighthouse in Long Beach. To my surprise, I didn’t realize until we got there that it wasn’t even a functioning lighthouse! Rather, it was built in memory of Long Beach’s naval history. The Lighthouse Park […]

Jalama Beach Cliffs

A Geomorphic Lens of Jalama Beach

For Indigenous People’s Day, this year I decided to look at a beach that was important to native people of California and analyze they way the area is formed. Jalama Beach is a pocket beach and is located west of Santa Barbara, just north of Point Conception and is about a fourteen mile drive from […]


The Not So Loony Beach

Hello readers, the beach you are experiencing through my photographs is Point Loon Beach in Carpinteria. It is a beautiful stretch of sand that extends off of Summerland and wraps around Carpinteria. Point Loon is a secluded area surrounded by a ranch and houses. It is regularly used for recreation; including horseback riding, surfing, and […]


Oxnard Beach Park

Oxnard Beach Park located in Oxnard, California has been one of the places I have spent the majority of my childhood. Since the age of 5 I have visited this beach park and spent many weekends here with my family. Over the years I have also seen how much this park has changed physically. This […]