A Japanese-inspired sweet spot in Downtown Santa Cruz is celebrating a quarter of a Century in business this year.
Once a private home and later a Catholic boys school, the Chaminade Resort and Spa is honoring its history with its current renovation.
Skateboarding has been part of Santa Cruz-area culture for nearly half a century.
Santa Cruz, California has long been recognized as the historical birthplace of mainland surfing in the United States, when in 1885, three Hawaiian princes who were attending military academy in what is now Silicon Valley came to Santa Cruz and surfed the beaches here on redwood boards crafted from a local lumber mill.
A diminutive exhibit – curated by an archivist at the Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk – has opened in Santa Cruz.