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West Cliff -- Millionaires' Row, by Ross Eric Gibson
At the turn of the century, Santa Cruz was called the "Newport of the Pacific," because the row of mansions ... [Read more]

As discussed in an earlier section, the Santa Cruz Mission and its satellite properties (including the Mission gardens, orchard and ... [Read more]

Chinatown -- Although no traces remain, there is curiosity among many Santa Cruz residents about the location of the city's ... [Read more]

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An institution of which Santa Cruz is justly proud is Chesnutwood's Business College, a commercial school which has acquired a national reputation, which has its graduates in England, in Mexico, in Central America, in eleven of the States east of the Rocky Mountains, and everywhere on the Pacific Coast.

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Excerpted from Chesnutwood's Business College