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Scotts Valley Area Curiosities, by Marion Dale Pokriots
When ocean waters receded many eons ago, some interesting features were left exposed in the Santa Cruz Mountains, one of ... [Read more]

The Tree Circus, by Sharon Yamanaka
The Tree Circus started as a tourist attraction in Scotts Valley in 1947. It featured sculpted trees, their trunks shaped ... [Read more]

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Intertwined throughout the War are the issues of the citizenship and the loyalty of persons of Japanese ancestry. Japanese immigrants were legally denied citizenship; their children born in the U.S. were citizens. The U.S. government and many Americans expected persons of Japanese ancestry to prove their loyalty to the U.S. ..." [More]

Excerpted from Citizenship and Loyalty by Rechs Ann Pedersen