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The Mystery Spot, by Sharon Yamanaka
The Mystery Spot has been a local Santa Cruz tourist attraction since 1940. During it's heyday the Mystery Spot was ... [Read more]

In 1973,with the discovery of four bodies in Henry Cowell State Park, then District Attorney Peter Chang mumbled a comment ... [Read more]

The Tree Circus, by Sharon Yamanaka
The Tree Circus started as a tourist attraction in Scotts Valley in 1947. It featured sculpted trees, their trunks shaped ... [Read more]

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Prepared by C. McK. Laizure,
Mining Engineer of the California State Mining Bureau

Although several small mineral springs occur singly and in groups within Santa Cruz County, no mineral water is bottled or commercially produced. There is little improvement at any locality except St. Francis Springs which was ..." [More]

Excerpted from Mineral Survey of Santa Cruz County - Mineral Water by C. McK. Laizure