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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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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