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Covered Bridges, by John V. Young
Santa Cruz County has the most covered bridges still standing of any county in the state, all of them deep ... [Read more]

The structure that is now the Felton Branch Library was built as the Presbyterian Church in Felton in 1893. It ... [Read more]

During the past year moulding sand has been added to the list of commercial minerals produced in Santa Cruz County. [Read more]

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Before national league franchises, big-screen television, or $1 million commercials, there was hometown hardball. And, for thirty years, baseball was golden.

From the closing decade of the 19th century to the Roaring '20s, baseball exploded into full-fledged status as America's pastime, spreading across the countryside like a wildfire. This was ..." [More]

Excerpted from Hometown Hardball: Local Baseball Heroes Went to Big Cities Bring Back Both Pride and Scandal by Jim Johnson