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Great Times in the Warm California Sun, 1972
My first memory was at the age of 5. After a fun day on the beach we climbed up the stairs to buy soft-serve ice cream, chocolate-covered bananas, cotton candy, candied apples,...
Best Birthday Celebration--ever, 2014
My best friend surprised me with a two-day trip to the Boardwalk as a birthday gift. We arrived the evening before my birthday, checked into our hotel across the street (our room...
Jailed at the Boardwalk!, 1966
Andrea Madriago (left) and I met as freshman at Blackford High School, San Jose, 1964. We both loved the Beatles and with Barbara and Beverly we made our own fab four! After two years I was...
Working on the Boardwalk, 1974
When I turned 16 years old I went to work at the Boardwalk for the Whiting family. Ted Sr. and Pinky took my job request from Aptos High School and hired me to work for them. I remember Ken, Ted...
My Boss, 1988
The first place I ever worked for an extended period of time (three years) was as a ride operator in Area III. Our supervisor was a gentleman named John Busé. John had worked at the Boardwalk a long time...
Re-writing an old memory, 2014
When I was younger and still lived in California my family used to go to the Boardwalk all the time. I have so many wonderful memories from being at this amazing and fun environment. I...
My Dad, 1960
This is an old picture of my dad, I believe he was in his early 20's or younger, which puts this photo sometime between 1958 - 1960ish. I don't know really know any additional information, but I...
A 75 Year Love Affair with the Santa Cruz
I have been coming to the Santa Cruz Beach and Boardwalk pretty much every year, from the Pittsburg, CA area, since I was 2 years old and am now in my 7th decade! My...
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