At that time the city was divided into five departments: Public Affairs, Revenue and Finance, Public Health and Safety, Public Works, and Streets and Parks.In 1948, the City of Santa Cruz adopted a new City Charter.Are you looking for a Bay Guardian story that was published before 2015? The print and online articles from the Bay Guardian newspaper and from 2006–2014 are back online at the Bay Guardian archives, and you can search the archive at this link. Also, take a look at our Issuu account for searchable PDFs of our most recent issues.We will be adding more to the archives in coming months, so stay tuned! By the 1820's Mexico had assumed control of the area and within the next twenty years, Americans began to arrive in great numbers.California became a state in 1849, and Santa Cruz County was created in 1850 as one of the twenty-seven original counties.Many fun things to see and do in Santa Cruz County are absolutely free!In 1769 the Spanish explorer Don Gaspar de Portola discovered the land area which is now known as the City of Santa Cruz.
Owned and operated by the Santa Cruz Seaside Company since 1915, the Boardwalk remains a family style amusement park creating memories that last a lifetime. Fish, swim, surf, shop and dine without moving your car. Capitola, CA | 831.465.8444 | visit web site | more info Museums Agricultural History Project (AHP) Museum Museum, exhibits, and equipment representing history of agriculture on the Central Coast. Watsonville, CA | 831.724.5898 | visit web site | more info Specialty Gifts, Misc.
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Our award-winning recycling and reuse programs have been continually recognized by the State of California and the City of Santa Cruz. The Big Kahuna Club is a FREE club featuring a monthly e-newsletter with the latest Boardwalk specials and discounts, as well as concert and entertainment news. Comment on our posts and share your experiences and opinions! The Alumni Club brings together folks who have worked at the Boardwalk sometime during its 100 years. Aptos, CA | 831.728.5060 | visit web site | more info Galleries: Retail, Specialty Gifts Artisans Gallery Artisans Gallery features American Made Crafts with an emphasis on the wealth of local artists that Santa Cruz & the surrounding communities have to offer.
Santa Cruz was incorporated in 1866 as a town under the laws of the State of California and received its first charter as a city in 1876.
At that lime the city was governed by a Mayor and Common Council consisting of fourmembers.