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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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Santa Cruz's Nickelodeon movie theater will celebrate its silver anniversary with a film marathon Friday and Saturday [November 1994] after naming its four auditoriums after Santa Cruzans connected with the movies: ZaSu Pitts, Rory Calhoun, John Hoyt and Alfred Hitchcock. The best known, but least associated with Santa Cruz ..." [More]

Excerpted from Local Inspiration for Movie Classics: Hitchcock had Link to Santa Cruz by Ross Eric Gibson