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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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Autumn, 1975. Kresge College, UCSC. Hot, auspicious. You remember the way he moved, the shuffle of his moccasins against the stage, the way he materializes as if from a cloud. A silver-white mane and beard surround his face like an aura. A smile emerges that is both sweet and ornery, ..." [More]

Excerpted from A Personal Memory of Bill Everson by Geoffrey Dunn