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The first reference to a jail in Santa Cruz was on Mission Hill where Emmett and School Streets are presently ... [Read more]

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It's always a surprise to discover the Fair Avenue ruins of an old yoga temple whose minarets, entry arch and buildings rise like an exotic oasis amid palms and overgrown gardens.

This folk art interpretation of a Hindu temple has been called the Watts Towers of Santa Cruz, ..." [More]

Excerpted from Court of the Mysteries; Brothers Build Unusual Old Yoga Temple by Ross Eric Gibson