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History records that surfboard riding first began in the Hawaiian Islands hundreds of years ago. It took until the late ... [Read more]

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Widely considered as the Father of Santa Cruz, Elihu Anthony was born in New York and arrived in Santa Cruz in the spring of 1847.

Anthony initiated a number of "firsts" in Santa Cruz including organizing the first protestant Church, establishing the first black foundry, building the first wharf, and ..." [More]

Excerpted from A Walk Through Time: Elihu Anthony by Janet Krassow and Randy Krassow