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Women were granted the right to vote 75 years ago under the 19th amendment, but the fight for that right ... [Read more]

When the Library was transferred to the City of Santa Cruz, there were about three thousand volumes in the library. ... [Read more]

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Before national league franchises, big-screen television, or $1 million commercials, there was hometown hardball. And, for thirty years, baseball was golden.

From the closing decade of the 19th century to the Roaring '20s, baseball exploded into full-fledged status as America's pastime, spreading across the countryside like a wildfire. This was ..." [More]

Excerpted from Hometown Hardball: Local Baseball Heroes Went to Big Cities Bring Back Both Pride and Scandal by Jim Johnson