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Few people on the central coast realize they are living on holy ground, in areas first settled as religious retreats. ... [Read more]

Women were granted the right to vote 75 years ago under the 19th amendment, but the fight for that right ... [Read more]

This photo is believed to be from the dedication of the tabernacle on Aug. 31, 1890. Note the absence of ... [Read more]

The Garfield Park Branch Library, at 705 Woodrow Avenue, was one of four Carnegie Libraries built in Santa Cruz, California ... [Read more]

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In 1885 a reporter for the Santa Cruz Sentinel asked ex-sheriff Charlie Lincoln who was the most notorious character that he had encountered during his tenure in office. After a short pause the former "boy sheriff" reached back into his memory and called forth

"...Faustino Lorenzana, ..." [More]

Excerpted from "Charole"--The Life of Branciforte Bandido Faustino Lorenzana by Phil Reader