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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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On March 17, 1883, the flag at the Santa Cruz lighthouse was lowered to half-mast to signal the death of Adna Hecox, the first light keeper. But this Michigan native was much more than just that, because a history of early Santa Cruz could not be written without including the ..." [More]

Excerpted from A Walk Through Time: Adna A. Hecox by Janet Krassow and Randy Krassow