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Aptos History: A Look Back at Centuries of Mid-County History [Read more]

The first 50 years of statehood witnessed continued slow and fitful development on the North Coast. Settlers struggled up the ... [Read more]

Blessed with a picturesque mountain setting, abundant natural resources, and an equitable climate, the San Lorenzo Watershed has long attracted ... [Read more]

The enormous stands of virgin timber found in what would become Santa Cruz County attracted entrepreneurs to the area as ... [Read more]

Felling the Giants, by Stephen Michael Payne
The first redwood tree (Sequoia Sempervirens) seen by a white man was on the Corrallitos Creek, in what is now ... [Read more]

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[In the Library's collection are issues of the High School's monthly newspaper, the "Trident. " from 1908 to 1913. Below is the School News section from the first issue of the Fall term, September 1912. It gives us a sense of school life at that time. RAP-ed. ]

 

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Excerpted from School News: An excerpt from the September, 1912 issue of the "Trident"