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The Early Years: Rio Del Mar and Aptos, by Allen Collins"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 Spreckels Era in Rio Del Mar, 1872--1922, by Allen CollinsThe 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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This is part of The History of Floods on the San Lorenzo River in the City of Santa Cruz.
Excerpted from Degree of Damage and Public Reaction to Floods by Daniel McMahon