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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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[In the Library's collection is a handbook for Santa Cruz High School, printed in 1912. It is titled " Circular of Information, " and is much like today's college catalog. It gives the objectives of the school, faculty, calendar, admission and grading information, student activities, and a description of ..." [More]

Excerpted from Santa Cruz High School Circular of Information, 1912