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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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Chapter 4:
A Time to Reflect: 1945 to Present [1992]

The Issei had come to the Pajaro Valley with dreams of a new land where they could prosper. Now, after the war, they and their children had to put the pieces of the broken dream back together.

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Excerpted from Nihon Bunka/Japanese Culture: One Hundred Years in the Pajaro Valley by Jane W. Borg and Kathy McKenzie Nichols