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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 2: TOM POOLE, CONFEDERATE GUERRILLA

CONFEDERATE GUERRILLAS IN SANTA CRUZ COUNTY

During the year of 1864, the mountains above the village of Corralitos were a hotbed of pro-secessionist activity. Two separate bands of Confederate guerrillas bivouacked and trained in the rugged Loma Prieta area. Nearby ranchers, in ..." [More]

Excerpted from Copperheads--Part 2 by Phil Reader