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De Anza Epic in Pieces, Piece 2

June 22, 2010

Water in the Santa Cruz River!

A lush little stream flows on the northern edge of the quarter-mile wide Santa Cruz River banks. Swallows dive up and down around the bridge, ducks paddle in the water, and a road runner zips along the sand. So what if the water is only because of the wastewater treatment plant upstream?

Today’s De Anza epic piece includes the official auto route along Silverbell Road and a pleasant paved path through Marana’s suburban landscape of Mexican tile roofed houses, a golf course, and a gravel pit. Such exciting resources that De Anza may not have imagined on his way to Alta California back in the 18th century.

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