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Although the Boardwalk was the primary commercial endeavor to capitalize on tourism at the beach, no history of Santa Cruz ... [Read more]

The Pogonip, by Ross Eric Gibson
Today, as the city of Santa Cruz decides its fate, the famous Pogonip Clubhouse stands vacant on a panoramic site ... [Read more]

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Lumber: The enormous stands of virgin timber found in what would become Santa Cruz County attracted entrepreneurs to the area as early as 1840 when a French Canadian, Francisco Lajeunesse and two Americans, Isaac Graham and Henry Neale made attempts to acquire Rancho Zayante. Graham, a trapper and rifleman, ..." [More]

Excerpted from Industrial Development: Lumber, Lime and cement, Fishing by Susan Lehmann