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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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Santa Cruz County has had five courthouses since its formation on February 18, 1850, and a sixth is currently [1966] being built. The five courthouses have been in four separate buildings, three of which were not built by the county. The first location was in a hotel on the north ..." [More]

Excerpted from The History of the Santa Cruz Courthouse by Margaret Souza