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The National Guard training site for the 250th Coast Artillery Regiment was established in Capitola in 1926. The camp was ... [Read more]

Santa Cruz's Town Clock, by Carmen Morones and Rechs Ann Pedersen
The Town Clock, which towers over the convergence of Pacific Avenue and Water and Front Streets, is actually Santa Cruz's ... [Read more]

Penny University, by Carmen Morones
A trio of professors from the University of California at Santa Cruz started the Penny University in 1974. Page Smith, ... [Read more]

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Robert "Bob" Majors, a descendent of the famous Castro family, is regarded as one of the most brave and quick-witted lawman who ever wore a badge in Santa Cruz County. Majors first made a name for himself in 1871 when the infamous bandito Tiburcio Vasquez rode, with his outlaw gag, ..." [More]

Excerpted from A Walk Through Time: Robert Majors by Janet Krassow and Randy Krassow