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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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Introduction:
18 Floods on the San Lorenzo River in 10 Decades.

Aeriel Photo of 1955 Flood
From The Big Flood
by the California Disaster Office, 1956.

The downtown area of the City of Santa Cruz has been ..." [More]

Excerpted from The History of Floods on the San Lorenzo River in the City of Santa Cruz by Daniel McMahon