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"No arrests: for nobody cares." "Horse Stealing - Hardly a night passes in Pajaro that horse thieves do not visit ... [Read more]

Matt Tarpy was born in 1826 to Patrick and Bridget Tarpy in the poverty-stricken bogs of County Mayo, Ireland. The ... [Read more]

The advent of the Pajaro Property Protective Society on February 26, 1870, marked the beginning of a year long frenzy ... [Read more]

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

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[In the Library's collection is a handbook for Santa Cruz High School, printed in 1912. It is titled " Circular of Information, " and is much like today's college catalog. It gives the objectives of the school, faculty, calendar, admission and grading information, student activities, and a description of ..." [More]

Excerpted from Santa Cruz High School Circular of Information, 1912