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For thousands of years until a mere one hundred fifty years ago, Santa Cruz and its surrounding lands were the ... [Read more]

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Judge Lucas Smith was one of the most colorful men to sit on the bench in Santa Cruz County. He lived a life that would do justice to the talents of any great Hollywood screenwriter.

Born at Wells County, Indiana, he worked on the family farm until the age of ..." [More]

Excerpted from A Walk Through Time: Judge Lucas Smith by Janet Krassow and Randy Krassow