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Santa Cruz County, like California, underwent a massive transformation in the mid-19th century as the Mexican government turned over control ... [Read more]

One died a well-respected Hall of Famer. The other died alone and full of regret. Both were major league baseball ... [Read more]

Before national league franchises, big-screen television, or $1 million commercials, there was hometown hardball. And, for thirty years, baseball was ... [Read more]

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The comic opera bandit, Dick Fellows, holds a special place in the literature of California outlawry, nay, American outlawry. The uniqueness of his position can be summed up in one word - unsuccessful. His career, also, can easily be described using one word - folly. He could quite rightly lay ..." [More]

Excerpted from G. Brett Lytle, Professor of Languages by Phil Reader