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Scotts Valley Area Curiosities, by Marion Dale Pokriots
When ocean waters receded many eons ago, some interesting features were left exposed in the Santa Cruz Mountains, one of ... [Read more]

In 1991, Laurie C. Van De Werfhorst, along with other students in Field Methods in Archaeology Class of De Anza ... [Read more]

City Councils are elected to 4-year terms in November; the Council appoints two of its members to serve as Mayor ... [Read more]

Santa Cruz's Nickelodeon movie theater will celebrate its silver anniversary with a film marathon Friday and Saturday [November 1994] after ... [Read more]

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PART 1: INTRODUCTION AND THE SAND PACKERS.

The secessionist movement and the civil war that followed divided not only the United states, but every county, township, city, and village within it's boundaries. Santa Cruz county was no different. By far, the bulk of the citizenry remained loyal to the ..." [More]

Excerpted from Copperheads, Secesh Men, and Confederate Guerillas: Pro-Confederate Activities in Santa Cruz County during the Civil War by Phil Reader