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Santa Crus Mission Adobe State Historic Park Expands Hours, Hosts Parkstore Holiday Sale

Santa Crus Mission Adobe State Historic Park Expands Hours, Hosts Parkstore Holiday Sale

FIND UNIQUE, LOCAL GIFTS AT GREAT PRICES DURING THE ANNUAL HOLIDAY SALE AT THE MISSION PARKSTORE, DEC. 5-7 DECEMBER 1, 2014—SANTA CRUZ, CA—Friends of Santa Cruz State Parks today announced the Santa Cruz Mission Adobe State Historic Park will increase its hours of operation to five days a week, an enhancement possible thanks to the […]

Saving Big Basin – Heroes and Heroines

Saving Big Basin – Heroes and Heroines

In the winter of 1900, a female writer sent a bold letter to the Santa Cruz Sentinel urging citizens to preserve the old growth redwoods in Big Basin. Just fifteen months later, Big Basin Redwoods State Park became a reality. On Thurs, May 8from 7 – 9 pm at historic Park Hall, 9400 Mill Street, […]

Santa Cruz Harbor 50th Anniversary Book

Santa Cruz Harbor 50th Anniversary Book

On Shelves March 18, Book Talk & Signing April 29  “50 Years of Safe Harbor: A Short History,” a collection of Santa Cruz Sentinel “Our Ocean Backyard” columns by O’Neill Sea Odyssey Executive Director Dan Haifley about the history of the Santa Cruz Small Craft Harbor on the 50th anniversary of its dedication on April […]

The Way We Worked – A Special Exhibition

The Way We Worked – A Special Exhibition

The San Lorenzo Valley Museum Sunday March 9 – April 12, 2014 The Way We Worked, adapted from the original exhibition developed by the National Archives, explores how work became such a central element in American culture by tracing the many changes that affected the workforce and work environments over the past 150 years. The […]