Probably the ’70s, because Santa Cruz is such a fly-your-freak-flag place. That was when free love and hippiness was in vogue.
Shane Reber, Santa Cruz, Caretaker
I’d probably run with the ’60s, because I was born in them. And I liked all the music of that time.
James Wadell Spieres, Santa Cruz, Mobile Services
I’d like to be in Santa Cruz in the 1930s to experience not only Prohibition, but the flappin’ times.
Corina Conniff, Bonny Doon, Motherhood Homeschooling
If I could live in an era of Santa Cruz that isn’t now, it would be in the ’80s. I think I had a dream about it once, and it sounded good.
Camille Carpenter, Santa Cruz, Student Media Person
The 1890s, because you could make your own butter, and there were still cobblers that exist.
Courtney Howard, Santa Cruz, Student