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Since the 1860s, geologists had been confidently predicting that there was oil on the North Coast. The early years were ... [Read more]

Meanwhile, as the Ocean Shore was building its railroad to the San Vicente, the cement plant was rising on the ... [Read more]

Early History of Davenport, by Alverda Orlando
Davenport was founded in 1868. The original town was about a mile to the north of the present location near ... [Read more]

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A great American poet is dead.

William "Bill" Everson, known during much of his career as the Dominican monk Brother Antoninus, passed away June 3 [1994] at his rustic cabin he dubbed Kingfisher Flat, just north of Santa Cruz on the California Coast. He was 81.

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Excerpted from The Death of a Poet by Geoffrey Dunn