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Cor de Gavere's early life had the aura of a tragic fairy tale. She was born in Java, where her ... [Read more]

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The construction of the Civic Auditorium can be traced to a civic improvement campaign that was initiated in Santa Cruz during the mid-1930s by the then Mayor, C.D. Hinkle. Construction on the Auditorium wasn’t completed until the early months of 1940, but the need for such a building had been ..." [More]

Excerpted from History of the Santa Cruz Civic Auditorium by City of Santa Cruz