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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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Back in the days when the roads leading into town were dirt and narrow, a series of piers lined the coast. Like roots, these redwood structures connected ranchers, miners and loggers to bigger cities and the world. Some of the wharves remain, like the century-old pier in Capitola. Some don't, ..." [More]

Excerpted from The Days of the Sugar Pier: Aptos Wharf Once Stretched Quarter Mile from Shore by Mary Bryant