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Two people on the beach

Bathing Beauties, 1928

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

Grandma, 1936

My Foxy Grandma!, 1936

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

Many concerts much fun, 1988

I lived across the street from the Boardwalk from 1986 until 2002. So close that if we did not make to the concerts, we could sit on the porch and

Mom’s Beach Time, 1940

Mom (Marci Armetta McIntire) was born in 1933. She was the joy of her parents life. Here is one of my Grandmother’s pictures of Mom at the Boardwalk, summer 1940


Gregg Rolie been a long-time friend and member of three of America’s biggest super bands and now on his third super group, yes (Santana) (Journey) and the Ringo Starr All-star

Family Vacations, 1950

Several times every year we went to the Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk. One year the Santa Cruz newspaper asked to take our picture for a feature article. It was great.

Yearly summer family vacation, 2019

My kids and I look forward to this place every year! I live on meager means as a Nutrition Food Service Worker for the school district. But I always save

Me and My Girl, 2018

West Coast road trip with my husband. We stopped in Santa Cruz because it snows in Yosemite National Park! (And of course our last name is Croes same as Cruz.)

My Grandparents on Vacation, 1915

My Grandparents and great grandparents spent 1 month every summer in Santa Cruz. They sometimes stayed at La Playa Cottages. They’d pack their trunk and board the train in Oakland.

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