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he deposits of asphaltic and bituminous rock in Santa Cruz County have long been known and utilized. The material is ... [Read more]

Gold occurs in Santa Cruz County in auriferous black sand deposits, in placer deposits in a number of creeks and ... [Read more]

Granite has been quarried from Ben Lomond Mountain in the past. The rock, which is classified as quartz diorite, is ... [Read more]

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Eulogized as a man "who handled many millions of dollars without ever losing a cent," William "Uncle Billy" Bias was elected by Santa Cruz residents as County Treasurer for 25 consecutive years. The trust and respect citizens had for Bias was a reflection of his devotion to his job and ..." [More]

Excerpted from A Walk Through Time: William H. Bias by Janet Krassow and Randy Krassow