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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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James Wellesley Gally was born December 8, 1828, at Wheeling, West Virginia. He studied medicine, specializing in dentistry, which he practiced both in Wheeling and, later, in Ohio. In 1855, he married Martha James at Zanesville, Ohio, where he became editor of the Zanesville Aurora. In the early 1860's he ..." [More]

Excerpted from Judge Gally