Tag Archives: Ocean

County Dumps Debris In Sensitive Habitat Off-Limits To Recreational Spearfishermen

An angelshark swimming up Goleta Beach Slough, a State Marine Conservation Area. David Bacon pinned a righteous note to the bulletin board over at Noozhawk decrying the dumping of tons of sediment from local creeks into Goleta Bay. Santa Barbara County … Continue reading

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Bald Eagle, Gaviota Coast

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Halibut Surf Fishing

“Conservation of animals and plants was a burning, emotional, personal issue. A properly socialized individual had a powerful sense that the wild world was feeding him, and he ought to be as grateful and as anxious to act decently as … Continue reading

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No Halibut, One Arrowhead

The artifact as found sitting center frame. What? Where?  I found this copy of Chuck Palahniuk’s novel, Diary, tucked into the children’s section for sale at the Goleta branch of the public library. I mistook it for an oversight in … Continue reading

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Chumash Stone Bowl

“I never had any friends later on like the ones I had when I was 12 – Jesus, did you?” —Stephen King, “The Body” I spent an inordinate amount of time at the beach when I was ten and eleven … Continue reading

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