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West Cliff -- Millionaires' Row, by Ross Eric GibsonAt the turn of the century, Santa Cruz was called the "Newport of the Pacific," because the row of mansions ... [Read more]
Court of the Mysteries; Brothers Build Unusual Old Yoga Temple, by Ross Eric GibsonIt's always a surprise to discover the Fair Avenue ruins of an old yoga temple whose minarets, entry arch and ... [Read more]
The Golden Gate Villa, by Susan DormanenFrom any portion of the city can be seen a magnificent villa whose turrets and towers soar above their surroundings. [Read more]
Howden's Castle, by Margaret KochRobert Howden's Ben Lomond home was his castle, and his stone castle was his home. He called himself an "everyday ... [Read more]
Pino Alto: County Home of the William T. Sesnon Family, by Josephine Clifford McCrackinTo hesitate, is to be lost. I wanted to claim that this beautiful home belonged to Santa Cruz; hesitated a ... [Read more]
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This is part of The History of Floods on the San Lorenzo River in the City of Santa Cruz.
Excerpted from Degree of Damage and Public Reaction to Floods by Daniel McMahon