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A Walk Through Time: The Hinds Family Children, by Janet Krassow and Randy Krassow
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I first met Cora on a dark, rainy night during the month of December, 1992, when her name jumped out ... [Read more]

Perhaps the most ignored aspect of local history has been the health history of our community. It is an important ... [Read more]

Throughout the history of Santa Cruz County and the central coast area there have been an irregularly occurring series of ... [Read more]

The following collection of "verse" appeared in the local press during the Diphtheria epidemic of the late 1870s. They were ... [Read more]

It can rightfully be said that Cora Drew was a young lady of exceptional courage and insight, and she would ... [Read more]

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At 5:04 PM, on October 17th, our Outreach worker, Catherine Steele, and her assistant were about a hundred yards down the road from Murphy's Camp, a migrant farmworker housing facility. They drove into the camp and began translating into Spanish the English-language radio broadcasts which brought news from the outside ..." [More]

Excerpted from One Story of Many - Giving Help Wherever It Was Needed