Friday night concerts on the beach were a regular thing. Driving out from Central CA, sometimes solo, sometimes with friends/family. For years, I took beach balls to toss out, and
This was me and my partner having fun on the rock and roll before it’s official shutdown. We miss it.
This is my “Aunt,” Beverly (Hill) Nornschild Clark, circa 1946. Shortly after the end of WWII when she was 18 or 19. She lives in Salinas now (age 95) from
I was a member of the band, The Pendeltons in 1964 and participated in the Battle of the Bands that year. We won that year and celebrated at the Boardwalk.
Visiting the iconic Boardwalk, enjoying the amenities, retail and natural beauty.
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.