A Guide to East Santa Cruz Island: Road, Trails, Routes, Scrambles, Landslides

Travel tips and authoritative accounts of the trails and routes available on East Santa Cruz Island enable the hiker to enjoy this remote and beautiful island to the fullest. What is Special About Channel Islands National Park? Channel Islands preserves five of the eight California Channel Islands lying just off the coast of southern California….

Diary of a Sea Captain’s Wife: Tales of Santa Cruz Island

Margaret Eaton and her husband Ira were well known to Santa Barbarians in the early part of this century as operators of the Pelican Bay Camp on Santa Cruz Island. Beginning humbly with small-scale commercial fishing, seal hunting and passenger charters, the Eatons gradually developed a unique resort that came to be popular among writers,…

Santa Cruz Island: A History of Conflict and Diversity

Rising from the waters of the Pacific off the southern California Coast, Santa Cruz Island captures the imagination. Once home to a large Chumash population, in the nineteenth century it became a self-sufficient island rancho. As with all islands of beauty and size, it attracted people from the coastline. A handsome volume with notes, appendix,…