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The Davenport cement plant (it became Pacific Cement and Aggregates in 1956, Lonestar Cement Corporation in 1965 and RMC Pacific ... [Read more]

Cowell Ghost, by Santa Cruz Sentinel
On May 14, 1903, Sarah Agnes Cowell, the youngest daughter of Henry Cowell, was killed in a buggy accident at ... [Read more]

Famed Black Panther leader Huey Newton was arrested in Santa Cruz County on May 11, 1978. He was charged with ... [Read more]

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After the Japanese and Japanese-Americans were evacuated from Military Area no. 1, the order for Italian and German aliens to evacuate was dropped. Other restrictions were progressively lifted for all Italian and German aliens. (Italian and German aliens who had a close relative in the U.S. military were already exempted ..." [More]

Excerpted from Lifting of Restrictions on Italians and Germans by Rechs Ann Pedersen