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Did You Know?Did You Know? - Browsing "Santa Cruz County"

Aptos was originally a "rancheria" (Spanish term for an Indian settlement), and is now an unincorporated village, of indefinite area, ... [Read more]

The Banana Slug, native to the Northwest, can grow to a length of 8 inches, with a few giants reaching ... [Read more]

For ordinances concerning nudity on city beaches, contact the city police department. For county beaches, call the sheriff's office. For ... [Read more]

Here is a list of beaches in the Santa Cruz County area.

Capitola BeachCapitola475-6522
Davenport Landing Beach AccessDavenport454-7956
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2007 Santa Cruz County Bikeways map can be downloaded from the Santa Cruz County Regional Transportation Commission (SCCRTC) website. This ... [Read more]

Capitola is located 4 mi / 6.4 km E of Santa Cruz at the mouth of Soquel Creek.

1.6 ... [Read more]

Remnants of the "S.S. Palo Alto." The 435-foot ship was built of concrete by the San Francisco Shipbuilding Co. just ... [Read more]

Hundreds of millions of computers, cell phones, and electronics sit idle or are discarded by Americans every year. Electronic devices ... [Read more]

Here is a list of WiFi and computer access in Scotts Valley.
This list is provided for informational purposes ... [Read more]

On May 14, 1903, Sarah Agnes Cowell, the youngest daughter of Henry Cowell, was killed in a buggy accident at ... [Read more]

As of September 1, 2008, it became illegal in California to discard used sharps in the garbage or recycling, and ... [Read more]

On Location in Santa Cruz County is an extensive list of films shot entirely or partially in Santa Cruz County. ... [Read more]

The "City of Santa Cruz" painting hangs on the stairway landing near the second floor entrance to the Young People's ... [Read more]

Mount Bielawski is the highest point in Santa Cruz County with an elevation of 3,231 feet. It is located on ... [Read more]

The summit of the stretch of Highway 17 that passes through the Santa Cruz Mountains is called Patchen Pass. The ... [Read more]

JiWire provides a list of Internet Access Points in Santa Cruz, many of which are free (including the library). It ... [Read more]

The Santa Cruz Association of Realtors offers local housing market statistics from 1996 to the current month.

Up-to-date local statistics, ... [Read more]

There are a number of local businesses in Santa Cruz County that will accept fluorescent bulbs and tubes for recycling. ... [Read more]

The UCSC Science & Engineering Library's Map Library has aerial photography of Santa Cruz County from 1929 through 2003. These ... [Read more]

The County flag was designed by Ed Penniman, a Soquel resident. In describing the symbolism of the flag design, Mr. ... [Read more]

In general, persons under 18 years of age are not allowed to work without a Permit to Work. Information about ... [Read more]

The following agencies provide training for people with visual disabilities:

Vista Center for the Blind and Visually Impaired 413 Laurel ... [Read more]

In Santa Cruz, typewriters are available at the following locations:

Free for Legal Documents:

The Santa Cruz County Law Library: ... [Read more]

Tourist information for the Santa Cruz area is provided by:

Downtown Association: Downtown Information Center
1126 Pacific Ave. Santa Cruz, ... [Read more]