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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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Downtown business: As discussed in an earlier section, the Santa Cruz Mission and its satellite properties (including the Mission gardens, orchard and small farms) were the first center of what would eventually become the City of Santa Cruz. From secularization through statehood, these lands were sold and subdivided and ..." [More]

Excerpted from Commercial Development: Downtown business; Residential development by Susan Lehmann