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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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Years before the gold rush of 1849 brought about the transformation of California, several American adventurers had recognized the potential for development of Santa Cruz County's abundant natural resources. Known to the Mexican authorities as "foreigners," these men established the first industries in what was to become Santa Cruz County.

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Excerpted from Overview by Susan Lehmann