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The first reference to a jail in Santa Cruz was on Mission Hill where Emmett and School Streets are presently ... [Read more]

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Remains of a Prehistoric Sea

When ocean waters receded many eons ago, some interesting features were left exposed in the Santa Cruz Mountains, one of which is a ridge of high grade sand on the western edge of Scotts Valley. In the same vicinity, thousands of tiny shark's teeth ..." [More]

Excerpted from Scotts Valley Area Curiosities by Marion Dale Pokriots