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he incorporated City of Capitola is located along the Pacific coast of Santa Cruz County. One of the original 27 ... [Read more]

Flood waters have flowed in Soquel Village at least eight times since 1890 (see Table 3). Severe damage was incurred ... [Read more]

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By the time the sun rose on the morning of May 3, 1877, the two bodies dangling from the Water Street Bridge were already stiff from rigor mortis. A large crowd had gathered on the banks of the San Lorenzo River to gape at the hanging corpses, victims of an ..." [More]

Excerpted from Hanging on the Water Street Bridge: A Santa Cruz Lynching by Geoffrey Dunn