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From the Davenport area you can view the annual southern migration of the California gray whale. The gray whale spends ... [Read more]

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The First Town Clock

The Town Clock, which towers over the convergence of Pacific Avenue and Water and Front Streets, is actually Santa Cruz's second town clock. The first town clock was build as part of the original IOOF building, constructed in 1873.

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Excerpted from Santa Cruz's Town Clock by Carmen Morones and Rechs Ann Pedersen