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In the city of Santa Cruz (California) of the 1850's, the downtown started seeing a growth in commercial type buildings; ... [Read more]

This organization has for fifteen years been a notable institution of Santa Cruz, and for a long time was as ... [Read more]

The Great Santa Cruz Fire of 1894, by Pamela Reynolds
On Saturday night, April 14th, 1894, fire ripped nearly unchecked through part of downtown Santa Cruz, and frantic citizens found ... [Read more]

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The ghosts of the 116-year-old Aptos Bayview Hotel have been good hosts, only said to move things around on occasion. But after May 4, [1994] they may rest easier when a longstanding oversight is corrected.

This is not an exorcism, but an awards ceremony, where the Bayview will ..." [More]

Excerpted from The Spirit of Aptos: 116-Year-Old Hotel to Become Landmark by Ross Eric Gibson