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Miss Santa Cruz County, by Santa Cruz Sentinel
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Today the Miss California Pageant emphasizes its scholarship [Read more]

There was a glare of sunshine, and the air had a different [Read more]

In 1894, fire gutted the heart of downtown Santa Cruz north and south of Cooper Street. City fathers decided to ... [Read more]

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On March 17, 1883, the flag at the Santa Cruz lighthouse was lowered to half-mast to signal the death of Adna Hecox, the first light keeper. But this Michigan native was much more than just that, because a history of early Santa Cruz could not be written without including the ..." [More]

Excerpted from A Walk Through Time: Adna A. Hecox by Janet Krassow and Randy Krassow