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  Santa Cruz County, California - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Santa Cruz County is a county located on the Pacific coast of the U.S. state of California, just south of the San Francisco Bay Area, it forms the northern coast of the Monterey Bay.
The county is a strip about ten miles wide between the coast and the crest of the Santa Cruz Mountains at the northern end of the Monterey Bay.
The Santa Cruz vineyard of the David Bruce Winery (with vineyards in both Santa Cruz and Sonoma counties) was selected for competition in the historic Paris Wine Tasting of 1976, which revolutionized the world of wine (Tabor, p.167-169).
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 Santa Cruz, California - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Santa Cruz was colonized in the mid-1700s by the Spanish, who established both a mission (Mission Santa Cruz) and a secular settlement named Branciforte.
Santa Cruz is also notable for the extensive damage it suffered during the October 1989 Loma Prieta earthquake, which leveled the mostly unreinforced-brick downtown, killing five people.
Santa Cruz is home to the University of California, Santa Cruz, which was built starting in the 1960s as an 'alternative' campus with a residential college system based on the British system, (see University of Cambridge or University of Oxford).
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 Santa Cruz County, California - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Santa Cruz County is a county located on the Pacific coast of California, just south of the San Francisco Bay Area.
Mission Santa Cruz, established in 1791 and completed in 1794, was destroyed by earthquake in 1857, but a smaller-scale replica was erected in 1931.
Santa Cruz County is served by by the bus system and AMTRAK bus and rail service to San Jose, California.
www.gogog.com /project/wikipedia/index.php/Santa_Cruz_County,_California   (647 words)

 Santa Cruz County and California Coastal Commission Exceed Authority
Under the FPA, counties may recommend forest practice rules and regulations to the Board which the Board shall adopt if the proposed rules are consisted with the purposes of the FPA and necessary to protect local needs.
A county “may make and enforce within its limits all local, police, sanitary, and other ordinances and regulations not in conflict with general laws.”6 Pursuant to this authority, Santa Cruz County adopted several measures regulating timber harvesting in the County, including zone districts, riparian corridors, and helicopter operations.
The California Court of Appeals held that the Commission did not have the authority to require Santa Cruz County to impose additional criteria regarding TP rezoning.
www.olemiss.edu /orgs/SGLC/SandBar/3.2santacruz.htm   (1060 words)

 Santa Cruz Real Estate Homes for Sale in Santa Cruz County California Realtor AGENTNAME
The broader Santa Cruz area encompasses several smaller communities and neighborhoods, each with their own character whether nearest the ocean and beaches or tucked into the redwoods.
Santa Cruz offer a high quality of life, with a host of excellent local points of interest such as a major university, the famous Boardwalk, a Marina and Yacht Harbor, Municipal Wharf, a downtown with barefoot friendly shops and restaurants and more movie screens per capita than any other coastal area.
Santa Cruz has a niche for everyone - local artisans produce the kinds of paintings, glasswork, sculpture, and other fine work that can't be found anywhere else.
www.santa-cruz-real-estate.net   (462 words)

 Santa Cruz Real Estate and Homes for Sale in Santa Cruz County, California
Santa Cruz residents enjoy miles of scenic beauty and the perfect environment for kayaking, mountain biking, cycling, hiking, golfing, sailing, fishing, camping, horseback riding, kite boarding, windsurfing and skateboarding.
Covering an area of 12 square miles, Santa Cruz serves as the county seat for the County of Santa Cruz and is home to an estimated 53,000 residents.
A California resident for most of her life, Cynthia Roberts, e-PRO is highly knowledgeable about the state’s central coastline area.
www.santa-cruz-realestate.com   (747 words)

 Santa Cruz, California Family Vacations
Situated along California's central coast, the county is located approximately 65 miles south of San Francisco, 30 miles southwest of San Jose, 35 miles north of Monterey, and 375 miles north of Los Angeles.
The Santa Cruz Boardwalk, one of California's few remaining seaside amusement parks (the other is in Santa Monica).
Santa Cruz County lodging facilities are as varied and plentiful as its restaurants.
www.fabuloustravel.com /usa/santacruzkids/santacruzkids.html   (843 words)

 Santa Cruz County, California - info, facts, communities on Key to the City
The county is on the California coast extending from the northern end of Monterey Bay.
Mission Santa Cruz was founded in 1792 as one of the famed California missions.
Flora, Fauna and Habitats in Santa Cruz County
www.usacitiesonline.com /casantacruzcounty.htm   (461 words)

 Green Party of Santa Cruz County California
Folks in Santa Cruz are consuming the same amount of water they did in 1977, in spite of increased population.
The current laws of the city of Santa Cruz known as the Sleeping Ban and the Camping Ban are unjust and probably unconstitutional.
During any period when Santa Cruz residents are penalized for being without homes, there is a conflict between the demands of social justice and the requirements of law enforcement.
www.santacruzgreenparty.org /news/newsletter.2001.08.htm   (5228 words)

 ArcNews Fall 2004 Issue -- Santa Cruz County, California, Converts From CAD to Geodatabase
Santa Cruz County, California, has 255,602 residents and is situated at the northern tip of Monterey Bay, 65 miles south of San Francisco, 35 miles north of Monterey, and 35 miles southwest of the Silicon Valley.
The county has a well-established GIS dating back to the early nineties when the county implemented a mainframe GIS.
In 2003, the county implemented ArcGIS Desktop (ArcInfo, ArcView, ArcEditor, ArcSDE) to support a versioned geodatabase in the Assessor's office and developed a work flow that included a version comparison program and a process to keep the parcel-based layers updated based on new parcel configurations.
www.esri.com /news/arcnews/fall04articles/santacruz.html   (712 words)

 Santa Cruz Chapter CNPS
The California Native Plant Society (CNPS) is a statewide non-profit organization of amateurs and professionals with a common interest in California's native plants.
Santa Cruz Chapter President Casey Stewman provided four educational slideshow presentations for the San Lorenzo Valley High School Watershed Academy led by Terry Umstead and Jane Orbuch.
Additionally, students gained an understanding of current conservation efforts, in California, based on describing and recognizing all of California's diverse plant communities and the rare and endemic species that are associated with each.
www.cruzcnps.org   (1296 words)

 Santa Cruz County Government
Due To Holiday Schedule, county agencies will be closed from 5:00pm Dec. 30, 2005 until 8:00am Jan 3, 2006.
The County of Santa Cruz makes no representations or warrants as to the suitability of this information for your particular purpose, and that to the extent you use or implement this information in your own setting you do so at your own risk.
In no event will the County of Santa Cruz be liable for any damages whatsoever, whether direct, consequential, incidental, special or on claim for attorney fees arising out of the use of or inability to use the information provided herewith.
www.co.santa-cruz.ca.us   (125 words)

 The Rise and Fall of the Cattle Egret in Santa Cruz County, California   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Cattle Egret was first recorded in Santa Cruz County (SCZ) on November 9, 1969, when John Stanley saw three with cattle along Swanton Road (first records for adjacent Monterey and Santa Clara counties were December 18, 1969 and February 14, 1970, respectively).
It is not possible to obtain exact numbers of Cattle Egrets found in the county in most years, since individuals often linger for a time and are known to move around from spot to spot.
The Santa Cruz County CBC (run in the third week of December) was begun long before egrets appeared in the county, but the Moss Landing CBC (run January 1) was begun in 1975.
santacruzbirdclub.org /recce.html   (710 words)

 Auto Dealers in Santa Cruz County, California
Santa Cruz County was one of the original counties of California, created in
The racial makeup of the county is 75.09%
Out of the total people living in poverty, 12.50% are under the age of 18 and 6.30% are 65 or older.
www.localbusinesscards.com /state/california/county/santacruz/santacruzdealers.html   (486 words)

 California Traffic School Santa Cruz   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
California teenagers must take a DMV approved driver education class to obtain their learners permit and drivers license.
California teenagers then must take DMV approved driver training lessons to obtain their drivers license.
California drivers who receive traffic tickets can "erase" the ticket from their California DMV driving record by taking a DMV approved traffic school online course.
www.all-traffic-schools.com /California-Traffic-School/Santa-Cruz.htm   (335 words)

 List of birds of Santa Cruz County, California - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
This seasonal checklist was developed from records compiled by the Santa Cruz Bird Club, updated most recently September 30, 2002.
Santa Cruz County is located on the California coast, south of San Francisco and north of Carmel and Monterey.
This page was last modified 10:34, 11 June 2006.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/List_of_birds_of_Santa_Cruz_County,_California   (112 words)

 California Landmark 583: Felton Covered Bridge in Santa Cruz County, California
Built in 1892-93 and believed to be the tallest covered bridge in the country, it stood as the only entry to Felton for 45 years.
After suffering damage in the winter storms of 1982, it was restored to its original elegance in 1987 using native materials and local talent.
Plaque placed by the State Department of Parks and Recreation in cooperation with Monterey Viejo chapter 1845 and Mountain Charlie Chapter 1050 oe E Clampus Vitus and the County of Santa Cruz.
www.noehill.com /santacruz/cal0583.asp   (127 words)

 A Look at Two Rare Icterids in Santa Cruz County, California
Although both have a similar number of county records, their histories are very different.
The first state record was from Imperial County in 1964, with nesting confirmed there in 1969.
The first Great-tailed Grackle for Santa Cruz County was also the most widely seen to date, a singing male photographed and tape-recorded in Live Oak on April 8-14, 1994.
santacruzbirdclub.org /recicterid.html   (627 words)

 Santa Cruz County Local History   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
World War II More than 240 articles on Santa Cruz County history, many with illustrations, are available on this site.
The Santa Cruz Public Libraries is grateful to our local historians and their publishers for giving us permission to include their articles on our Website.
In some cases, the subject or area is yet to be studied and in other cases, we were not granted permission to use articles.
www.santacruzpl.org /history   (301 words)

 Capacity of Loch Lomond Reservoir, Santa Cruz County, California   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Problem: Loch Lomond Reservoir is about 10 miles north of the city of Santa Cruz at an elevation of about 580 feet in the Santa Cruz mountains.
The U.S. Geological Survey, in cooperation with the City of Santa Cruz, measured the capacity of Loch Lomond during 1982.
Report WRIR 00-4016: Storage Capacity and Sedimentation of Loch Lomond Reservoir, Santa Cruz County, California, 1998 has been published.
ca.water.usgs.gov /projects00/ca539.html   (505 words)

 BORDC: Resolution Details - Santa Cruz County, California
WHEREAS, the County of Santa Cruz and its citizens are governed by the United States Constitution, including the Bill of Rights, and the California State Constitution, and depend on the leaders of the United States to protect and preserve the freedoms which are the foundation of our democracy; and
WHEREAS, the County of Santa Cruz consists of a diverse population, including non-citizens, whose contributions to the community are vital to its character and function; and
WHEREAS, the County of Santa Cruz adheres to the principle that no County agency may profile or discriminate against any person solely on the basis of ancestry, race, ethnic or national origin, color, age, sexual orientation, gender, religion, physical or mental disability, or apparent socio-economic status; and
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 ChristianCruz.com: Christian Churches In Santa Cruz County, California
If you know of a church located in Santa Cruz County which is not included on this list, please use the Submit Link form to tell us about it (please note: the church does not have to have a website to be listed in our directory).
Mountain Bible Church is a non-denominational church situated in the Santa Cruz Mountains.
Santa Cruz Bible is a non-denominational church with a vision of "growing people to impact their world and beyond..."
www.christiancruz.com /index.php/directories/churches   (2851 words)

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We are dedicated to maintaining an extensive archive of research materials covering not only Santa Cruz County, but also other states and countries.
The resource is located in the Central Branch of the Santa Cruz Library system.
If you would like to host a county of your own please contact the State of California Coordinator Richard S. Wilson.
www.cagenweb.com /santacruz   (202 words)

 Santa Cruz Astronomy Club
The Santa Cruz Astronomy Club serves all communities in Santa Cruz County, California as well as many members from neighboring areas via our Newsletter the Observer.
In the year 2000, Dr Marcy won the California Scientist of the year award, and this is what they had to say about him, "Dr. Marcy explores the universe beyond the reaches of our solar system in search of planets.
On May 11th, at 7:30 pm, at the Harvey West Scout House, The Santa Cruz Astronomy Club's claim to fame will be to listen to and meet Dr. Marcy in person.
astro.santa-cruz.ca.us   (466 words)

 Digital Santa Cruz County, California maps and map.
Santa Cruz County Map, Maps of Santa Cruz County and all California County Maps.
Our map of Santa Cruz County is fully editable, logically layered (View Layer Directory), and royalty free.
Every county map is available, but we may not yet have your county of interest completed.
www.creativeforce.com /county_maps/county_maps.asp?ID=226   (237 words)

 Santa Cruz County, California houses, real estate, agriculture, wages, work, ancestries, and more
Cities in this county include: Santa Cruz, Watsonville, Live Oak, Scotts Valley, Capitola, Aptos, Rio del Mar.
Churches in Santa Cruz County include: Hester Creek Church, Lighthouse Christian Fellowship Four Square Gospel Church, Felton Presbyterian Church, Happy Valley Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints, Saint Clare Retreat, Community Covenant Church, Congregational Church of Soquel.
Santa Cruz County historical area-adjusted tornado activity is significantly above California state average.
www.city-data.com /county/Santa_Cruz_County-CA.html   (495 words)

 Santa Cruz-Watsonville, California, Outdoors Recreation
Santa Cruz-Watsonville, California is a great place to live for those who like the outdoors.
Santa Cruz Ranch RV Park, California, 5 miles away
Santa Cruz Travelodge, Santa Cruz, California, 4 miles away
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