This is one of my all-time favorite pictures of my grandma, Diana. It was taken when she was about 17 years old by her friend, Carla. She told me that
Beach get away trip for the family. My great great grandma who went by the nick name “Tiny” is on the far right. The photo was not dated, but given
Amil on the beach in Santa Cruz 4/21/1927
(From left to right) Sue, Me (Gayl), and Mary Elizabeth
My brothers and sister visiting Santa Cruz in 1951
My parents met on a peach farm. And when my father saw her it was love at first sight. He handed her the most perfect peach he could find and
My husband’s grandmother grew up in the Hollywood area (and is buried in the Hollywood Cemetery). A google reverse image search led me to this source. Florence and her sister
My family has been going to Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk further back than my lifetime. This is my 25 year old grandmother in 1936. One of my favorite stories is
When I was young my Mom would take us to Santa Cruz every year for at least 2 weeks. We use to stay in these cabins right across from the
I lived in Santa Cruz from 1965 to 1968; I was playing a lot of softball at the time and my throw was quite accurate. There was a game where
I lived in Santa Cruz from 1965 to 1968. Loved the wooden roller coaster but really enjoyed the Flying Cages. Had no problem making the cage move over the top.
These are my in-laws, Lyle & Joan Ashford from 70 years ago. I love how these pics capture their fun personalities while having fun at Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk!!
This is my grandmother and her sister and cousins enjoying the Boardwalk while on the old (no longer existent) pier. She has such wonderful memories of their summer trip to
Our very first haunted ride, “Dante’s Inferno – A Trip to Hades” opened in the same exact location way back in 1932. Over many decades, we’ve re-used the same spot
This picture was taken of my mom Florence when she was in her early 20’s. Just a day at the beach with her Italian friends and family in front of
Beginning in 1957, my Grandmother Mamie started taking my brother, cousin and me to Santa Cruz each summer. Most years we would ride a Greyhound bus from Sacramento to Santa