You probably have a favorite secret spot deep in the redwoods, or maybe you know UCSC's 25-plus miles of hiking and jogging trails like the back of your hand.
But we suspect there are things you don't know about the 2,000-acre campus nestled in the rolling hills above the Monterey Bay.
The "Cruz" model is very comfortable and stylish enough to wear with jeans, shorts or work out clothes.
My only complaint is all colors weren't available in my size!
Santa Cruz is known for its moderate climate, natural environment, coastline, redwood forests, alternative community lifestyles, and socially liberal leanings.
It is also home to the University of California, Santa Cruz, a premier research institution and educational hub, as well as the Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk, an oceanfront amusement park operating continuously since 1907.
Across the San Lorenzo River, in what is now known as East Santa Cruz, Villa de Branciforte was established It was founded by the Spanish as one of three civil settlements or pueblos in California. Villa de Branciforte later merged with the Mission Santa Cruz community across the river.