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Santa Cruz, CA

CITY

Official Website:
http://www.ci.santa-cruz.ca.us/

Chamber of Commerce:
http://www.santacruzchamber.org/

Population:
54593 (2000 census)

Founding Date:
28-Aug-1791 (mission)

County:
Santa Cruz County

NEWSPAPERS

Newspaper
Santa Cruz Sentinel

SCHOOLS

SchoolFounded
University of California at Santa Cruz
1965

MUSEUM

MuseumFounded
Santa Cruz Surfing Museum
1986
Santa Cruz Museum of Natural History
1905

COMPANY HEADQUARTERS

CompanyFounded
Plantronics
1962

BIRTHS

NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
James Durbin
Singer
6-Jan-1989   Memories of a Beautiful Disaster
Beverly Garland
Actor
17-Oct-1926 5-Dec-2008 Dotty West on Scarecrow and Mrs. King
Warren W. Matthews
Judge
5-Apr-1939   Justice, Alaska Supreme Court
Adam Scott
Actor
3-Apr-1973   Phillip the Coffee Boy
Scott Weiland
Singer
27-Oct-1967   Frontman, Stone Temple Pilots

DEATHS

NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
John Beal
Actor
13-Aug-1909 26-Apr-1997 The Little Minister
Norman O. Brown
Historian
25-Sep-1913 2-Oct-2002 Life Against Death
Harry Hooper
Baseball
24-Aug-1887 18-Dec-1974 MLB Hall of Famer
John Hoyt
Actor
5-Oct-1905 15-Sep-1991 Attack of the Puppet People
Matthew Josephson
Historian
15-Feb-1899 13-Mar-1978 The Robber Barons
Donald E. Osterbrock
Astronomer
13-Jul-1924 11-Jan-2007 Director of Lick Observatory, 1973-81
J. Lee Rankin
Government
7-Jul-1907 28-Jun-1996 US Solicitor General, 1956-61
Adrienne Rich
Poet
16-May-1929 27-Mar-2012 An Atlas of the Difficult World
Skip Spence
Musician
18-Apr-1946 16-Apr-1999 Moby Grape guitarist, Oar
Robert Anton Wilson
Author
18-Jan-1932 11-Jan-2007 Illuminatus Trilogy



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