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It has been said that Whiskey Hill is the spot where the residents of the Pajaro Valley went to quench ... [Read more]

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Most colorful of Santa Cruz Mountain characters of the pioneer days was Mountain Charley McKiernan, one of the first white settlers in the region. Hunter, rancher, teamster, road-builder and stage-line operator, McKiernan was said to be the idol of every small boy who grew up in the region. According to ..." [More]

Excerpted from Mountain Charley by John V. Young