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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]

Santa Cruz County, like California, underwent a massive transformation in the mid-19th century as the Mexican government turned over control ... [Read more]

Back in the days when the roads leading into town were dirt and narrow, a series of piers lined the ... [Read more]

Well into his ninth decade, George Lyle Winterhalder still has a sparkle in his eyes and a bit of the ... [Read more]

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In 1948, Santa Cruz High School published a yearbook called the Service Cardinal. It attempted to list all of the Santa Cruz High School students who served in World War II . The editors tried to obtain a photograph and a service record for each person. The foreword in ..." [More]

Excerpted from WWII Veterans with Japanese Surnames