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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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Pacific Ocean Park in Santa Monica, Nu-Pike in Long Beach, Playland in San Francisco, Belmont Park in San Diego - the list of large beachfront amusement parks on the California coast that are now gone is a long one. One might have been forgiven for assuming that they would eventually ..." [More]

Excerpted from Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk: Survival of the Funnest by Andrew Schiffrin