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Landslides are known to have occurred in the Santa Cruz Mountains during both the October 8, 1865, earthquake (M 6.5) ... [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