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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 ... [Read more]

The ranch lands Claus Spreckels purchased in 1872 for about $8l,000 comprised almost all of today's Rio Del Mar (ca. ... [Read more]

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Word of the killing spread quickly through Santa Cruz and before long there was a large posse in the saddle led by Sheriff Ambrose Calderwood and his deputies Albert Jones and Charlie Lincoln. They went out to Arana Gulch, located the body and sent it back to town ..." [More]

Excerpted from "Charole"-- Part 3 by Phil Reader