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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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Introduction:
18 Floods on the San Lorenzo River in 10 Decades.

Aeriel Photo of 1955 Flood
From The Big Flood
by the California Disaster Office, 1956.

The downtown area of the City of Santa Cruz has been ..." [More]

Excerpted from The History of Floods on the San Lorenzo River in the City of Santa Cruz by Daniel McMahon