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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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Meder Street stretches out long across the western edge of Santa Cruz, tying Mission Hill to the north coast. This avenue is named for Moses "Mo" A. Meder, who was born on December 18, 1802 at Grafton County, New Hampshire. He came to California in 1846, in the days before ..." [More]

Excerpted from A Walk Through Time: Moses A. Meder by Janet Krassow and Randy Krassow