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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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In the development of the West, the transition from frontier outpost to city or town was said to have taken place when schools and churches outnumbered saloons and whorehouses. Santa Cruz started early in its history to reach that goal and from the first days of its existence as ..." [More]

Excerpted from Institutions in Santa Cruz County -- 1850-1950 by Susan Lehmann