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Before flood-control measures were taken by the Army Corps of Engineers in 1959, the San Lorenzo River was Santa Cruz's ... [Read more]

The late 1800s brought a major change in the economic base of Santa Cruz County. Intense lumbering had all but ... [Read more]

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Women were granted the right to vote 75 years ago under the 19th amendment, but the fight for that right began much earlier. In California, the battle for women's suffrage started 99 years ago.

The fight for California women's suffrage came during the presidential campaign year of 1896. The campaign ..." [More]

Excerpted from Crusading Women: Santa Cruz was a Hotbed of Suffrage Fight by Ross Eric Gibson