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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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Harry Mayo was born in Pacific Grove, California in November of 1923. When he was two years old his family ... [Read more]

History records that surfboard riding first began in the Hawaiian Islands hundreds of years ago. It took until the late ... [Read more]

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Robert Howden's Ben Lomond home was his castle, and his stone castle was his home.

He called himself an "everyday Scotsman," but his burning desire was to live in a castle. He did. He built it himself. He selected a beautiful bend on the San Lorenzo River in Ben Lomond, ..." [More]

Excerpted from Howden's Castle by Margaret Koch