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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 life size wax figures of Jesus and his disciples at the last supper were created by Harry Lisbon, plaster artist, and a team of wax artists from Los Angeles. The figures were created in a converted barn in the Santa Cruz Mountains, and were completed in 1950 after five ..." [More]

Excerpted from Wax Reproduction of the Last Supper