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De Laveaga Park could be called the Golden Gate Park of Santa Cruz. Sitting on a forested hill to the ... [Read more]

In the 1910's and '20's, audiences around the world were both mesmerized and thrilled by a new technology that put ... [Read more]

Santa Cruz's towering redwoods helped attract the fledgling movie industry to town and served as the backdrop for some of ... [Read more]

Zoo in Santa Cruz, by Santa Cruz Sentinel
A zoo was once a feature of the Pacheco area of Delaveaga Park beginning around 1912. Some of the animals ... [Read more]

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Edited by Keith and Dee Kraft

Amelia Hinds took me to my first school [1857]. The school was located on Front St. and Soquel Ave.[20] in a small white house. It was a private school, eight dollars per month, taugh [taught] by an English ..." [More]

Excerpted from My Early Childhood Memories: Part Three by Sarah Hinton Gourley