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A Walk Through Time: Fred Swanton, by Janet Krassow and Randy Krassow
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Pacific Ocean Park in Santa Monica, Nu-Pike in Long Beach, Playland in San Francisco, Belmont Park in San Diego - ... [Read more]

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Surfing: Although the Boardwalk was the primary commercial endeavor to capitalize on tourism at the beach, no history of Santa Cruz would be complete without a discussion of the city's most well known sport, surfing. Surfing, as far as anthropologists can trace, is estimated to be a thousand years ..." [More]

Excerpted from Resort and Recreation Development: Surfing, other recreational sites by Susan Lehmann