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Story by Jodi Frediani

By Jodi Frediani UC Santa Cruz opened in 1965, the year I graduated high school. The Beatles had debuted on Ed Sullivan the year before. I was sorely tempted to attend this new, exciting campus, but had planned on becoming a veterinari... Read more
17
Aug
2016

Story From Pat Miller

By Pat Miller I enjoy memories of Santa Cruz in the 1960s and ’70s, especially of the hippies and of the social activists. The City on a Hill May edition focused on activism on the campus from 1960 to the present. I emailed a let... Read more
25
Jul
2016

Story from Rosalie Allen Taylor

Chances are that you’re receiving many responses to Wallace Baine’s feature article in Sunday’s Sentinel, and I’m one of them – but I may be the only one responding who attended a chaos theory conference ... Read more
24
Jul
2016

Santa Cruz Sentinel Article: UCSC’s Ralph Abraham keeps alive …

Santa Cruz County Stories: UCSC’s Ralph Abraham keeps alive the memories of Santa Cruz’s hip golden era By Wallace Baine, Santa Cruz Sentinel POSTED: 07/17/16, 5:43 PM PDT External Link SANTA CRUZ >> Something happened in Sa... Read more
17
Jul
2016

60s Story

By Judy Hill INTRODUCTION Spring, 1966—Self-catapulted from Berkeley in the midst of political activism after four years at a nearby art college. At first I was heavily involved in all the unrest, loving it in fact, then I got ti... Read more
01
Apr
2016

Notes on a Hip History of Santa Cruz

I was born in San Francisco in 1947. When I was seven my family left the Sunnydale Projects, in Visitacion Valley, which is on the south end of S.F., near the bay, and (at that time) next to the city dump. We moved down the coast to an... Read more
30
Dec
2015

“There is a Garden in the Mind” by Paul A. Lee

Summary: "There Is a Garden in the Mind presents an engaging look at the work and life of pioneering organic gardener Alan Chadwick and his profound influence on the organic farming movement. In this wide-ranging and philosophical mem... Read more
12
Mar
2013

Coming to Pacific High School

Coming to Pacific High School In the Santa Cruz Mountains By Fred McPherson Who knows whether the circumstances and network of cause and effect that brought me to the Santa Cruz Mountains and Pacific High School were a matter of cha... Read more
31
Dec
2010

Oceans of Desire

Santa Cruz in the ’60’s by Paul A. Lee “How could I fail to be grateful to my whole life? —and I tell my life to myself.” – Nietzsche: Ecce Homo Bumping into a friend at the Harvard Coop who told me ... Read more
26
Nov
2005

Snapshots

PART 3 – SNAPSHOTS By Edward G. Brooks Following is life in the (mainly) ‘60’s in (mainly) Santa Cruz County, with some emphasis on the Cabrillo–Aptos–Rio Del Mar area, as seen in verbal snapshots taken then. THE WALL A... Read more
18
Feb
2005
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