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History of the Santa Cruz Harbor, by Santa Cruz Port District
The Santa Cruz Port District was formed in 1950 by election of the people for the purpose of developing harbor ... [Read more]

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Part 1

INTRODUCTION

"No arrests: for nobody cares."

"Horse Stealing - Hardly a night passes in Pajaro that horse thieves do not visit the ranches around and carry off horses. Saturday night last about sixty head were stolen, from various ranches - a band ..." [More]

Excerpted from A Brief History of the Pajaro Property Protective Society: Vigilantism in the Pajaro Valley During 19th Century by Phil Reader