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  1. Mt. Umunhum Open to Public For First Time Since 1980Read the original story

    Sep 17, 2017 | NBC Bay Area

    ... ve south of Los Gatos, Mt. Umunhum has been closed since 1980. It was at that time that the former Almaden Air Force Station, which sits on the site, was decomissioned.

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  2. Sept. 16 Letters: Replicate Donner Lofts, with improvementsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 16, 2017 | San Jose Mercury News

    ... will enjoy a meticulously detailed park and mountain top attraction; except for one item. The Almaden Air Force Station U.S. military flag pole has stood on the site for 60 years and was to be retained as part of the park when opened. However, its ...

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  3. Mt. Umunhum Opens to the Public for the First Time in DecadesRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 12, 2017 | Metro Santa Cruz

    ... (i.e., aliens built it, just like they did the pyramids). In fact, it's the last remnant of the Almaden Air Force Station, a general surveillance radar station built to detect a possible Soviet attack. The base opened in 1957, and was operational in ...

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  4. Mount Umunhum: Former Santa Cruz Mountains military base opens to publicRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 11, 2017 | Santa Cruz Sentinel

    ... for cattle grazing and olive growing, from 1957 to 1980, the summit was the site of the former Almaden Air Force Station. At its peak, 120 Air Force personnel and their families lived at the station, which had homes, a gym, a swimming pool, garages ...

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  5. Mount Umunhum expected to reopen to public for first time in 60 yearsRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 3, 2017 | KCRA-TV Sacramento

    ... the mountain called Radar Tower - or locally known as "the Cube." "The Cube" was once part of the Almaden Air Force Station, a relic of the Cold War, and will remain on Mount Umunhum after supporters rallied for its historic building designation, ...

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  6. Bay Area mountaintop to reopen to public for 1st time in 60 yearsRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 3, 2017 | SFGate

    ... the mountain called Radar Tower - or locally known as "the Cube." "The Cube" was once part of the Almaden Air Force Station, a relic of the Cold War, and will remain on Mount Umunhum after supporters rallied for its historic building designation, ...

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  7. History of the Almaden Air Force StationRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 10, 2014 | The Campbell Reporter

    The Almaden Air Force Station began operations atop Mt. Umunhum on March 21, 1958.

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