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Weekly Review March 26 – April 1
NOTE: With the end of the Covid-19 emergency declaration, county and city meetings have returned to in-person or hybrid meetings. Unless otherwise noted, meetings are in-person. This Weekly Review...
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Ocean Pacific Founder Remembered for Influence on Surf Culture
OP was the staple brand for the California surfer in the '70s and '80s, known for its iconic corduroy shorts. But the brand went beyond fashion.
Santa Cruz County Gets First Medical Residency Program
Dominican Hospital is planning to train an inaugural class of eight residents in a program lasting three years.
Harry and Maude Owen – Quail Hollow Ranch 1957 to 1974 By Richard James and Jim Bahn In November of 1957, Hayward, California rancher Harry Owen and his wife, Maude, purchased Quail Hollow Ranch from Sunset Magazine owner Larry Lane. …
On March 10, the Pajaro River flooded the small agricultural town on its banks. Professor Dustin Mulvaney traces the turbulent history of the Central Coast’s second largest watershed.
Shopping malls revolutionized how Americans shopped, socialized, and lived. Now, malls face an uncertain future. How did the dream of a new town square go so wrong?
America has become a mostly suburban country, and California is known for its sprawling ’burbs. But what is a suburb? It turns out California may not be as suburban as people believe.
Gayle and Joe Ortiz’s scratch-made pastries have been a hit with locals and tourists from the beginning
The Capitola restaurant has been treating diners like family for over 50 years
Silicon Valley has been hit with repeated boom and bust cycles throughout its history, and layoffs are sweeping the tech industry in 2023. Here's why the Valley will survive the latest downturn, as it has all the others.
Dianne Feinstein, California's longtime senior U.S. Senator, has announced she will end a legendary career in public life that began in 1961 and took off amidst the turbulent, violent era of San Francisco in the 1970s.
Black History Month provides an opportunity to remember the achievements of African Americans who fought for equality in the Golden State.
During January’s destructive storms, environmental studies professor Dustin Mulvaney created a concise, riveting timeline of the San Lorenzo River.
Agricultural History Project