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Although the Boardwalk was the primary commercial endeavor to capitalize on tourism at the beach, no history of Santa Cruz ... [Read more]

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Harry Mayo was born in Pacific Grove, California in November of 1923. When he was two years old his family ... [Read more]

History records that surfboard riding first began in the Hawaiian Islands hundreds of years ago. It took until the late ... [Read more]

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The ghosts of the 116-year-old Aptos Bayview Hotel have been good hosts, only said to move things around on occasion. But after May 4, [1994] they may rest easier when a longstanding oversight is corrected.

This is not an exorcism, but an awards ceremony, where the Bayview will ..." [More]

Excerpted from The Spirit of Aptos: 116-Year-Old Hotel to Become Landmark by Ross Eric Gibson