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In 1991, Laurie C. Van De Werfhorst, along with other students in Field Methods in Archaeology Class of De Anza ... [Read more]

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"Rio Del Mar" (River to the Sea) was coined as a rhythmic, catchy place-name in the late 1920's to sell residential real estate. Historically as a name, it has no significance.

"Aptos", on the other hand, is blessed with important historical significance. ln October, 1769, when the first land expedition ..." [More]

Excerpted from The Early Years: Rio Del Mar and Aptos by Allen Collins