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Reminiscences of Seabright: Excerpts, by Elizabeth M.C. Forbes
In Seabright, near Santa Cruz, lives Miss Forbes, a cousin of Sir Archibald Forbes, who is a shining light as ... [Read more]

Although the Boardwalk was the primary commercial endeavor to capitalize on tourism at the beach, no history of Santa Cruz ... [Read more]

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Many a heart was broken on Valentine's Day when the flagship Charles Ford & Co. store in Watsonville closed its doors for the last time.

Ford's was the oldest mercantile business and department store chain in California, its 12-store empire of Ford's and Riley's affiliates stretching from Half ..." [More]

Excerpted from Landmark that Grew Up: Hard Childhood Served Charles Ford Well by Ross Eric Gibson