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Mission Hill is the birthplace of Santa Cruz, the first permanent European settlement in Santa Cruz County. Until the gold ... [Read more]

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A road network usually evolved as a means of opening up an area to residential, agricultural, and industrial development, and then connecting it to centers of commerce, shipping, and government. Initially, the main roads were likely to be through-roads (roads going from one major populated area to another, like "El ..." [More]

Excerpted from The Roads of Bonny Doon by Robert W. Piwarzyk