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By the time the sun rose on the morning of May 3, 1877, the two bodies dangling from the Water ... [Read more]

A Walk Through Time: Amos Lunt, by Janet Krassow and Randy Krassow
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There were few houses on Mission St. other than farm houses. There were pastures on both sides. The road was ... [Read more]

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Characteristics of Floods on the San Lorenzo River

The San Lorenzo River drains a watershed of approximately 138 square miles, and drops from an elevation of 2900 ft. to sea level in its 22 mile length. (The first 2000 ft. drop occurs in the first three miles.) To quote ..." [More]

Excerpted from Floods and Flood Control on the San Lorenzo River in the City of Santa Cruz by Daniel McMahon