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The Big Basin, by Eloise J. Roorbach
Our forest reserves are becoming more and more appreciated - not only because of their invaluable usefulness, but for their ... [Read more]

The Mystery Spot, by Sharon Yamanaka
The Mystery Spot has been a local Santa Cruz tourist attraction since 1940. During it's heyday the Mystery Spot was ... [Read more]

Felling the Giants, by Stephen Michael Payne
The first redwood tree (Sequoia Sempervirens) seen by a white man was on the Corrallitos Creek, in what is now ... [Read more]

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In 1991, Laurie C. Van De Werfhorst, along with other students in Field Methods in Archaeology Class of De Anza College, particpated in a dig in the Santa's Village area in Scotts Valley. Below are a few of the photographs that Ms Van De Werfhorst took of the artifacts, along ..." [More]

Excerpted from Some of the Stone Tools Found at the Scotts Valley Site by Laurie C. Van De Werfhorst