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March 27, 2023

Grizzlies continue to improve on daily basis | High school softball

WATSONVILLE—Pajaro Valley High senior Emily Quezada tried out for the softball team last season after deciding she wanted to play the sport for the...

State Superintendent visits shuttered Pajaro Middle School

PAJARO—Pajaro Middle School will remain closed for the rest of the school year after a flood on March 11 damaged half the classrooms, Pajaro...

MVC drops first game of the season to Scotts Valley | Girls lacrosse

WATSONVILLE—Monte Vista Christian girls’ lacrosse team was off to its best start in the program’s short history by winning seven straight games to start...

Preps of the Week: Watsonville’s Aiden Rodriguez, Aptos’ Riley Carrera | Pajaronian Sports Ticker

This week’s edition of the Pajaronian Sports Ticker highlights local prep athletes for their performances during the week of March 13-19. There was no...

Highway 1 repairs begin

WATSONVILLE—Lane closures are in place on Highway 1 where it crosses the Pájaro River to allow crews to repair the storm-damaged bridge. The work, which...

Pajaro residents return to destroyed homes

PAJARO—On Thursday, Beatriz Lopez returned to the small apartment she shares with 10 family members on Associated Lane in the flood-ravaged town of Pajaro,...


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Thousands of Monterey and Santa Cruz County families were forced to evacuate March 11 after the Pajaro and Soledad rivers flooded this rural agricultural area. The storms arrived at the beginning of the growing season, just as farmworkers were going back to work and farmers had prepped the land...

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Officials urge preventative health measures this holiday season

SANTA CRUZ COUNTY—County health officials announced Tuesday that seasonal cases of Respiratory Syncytial Virus (RSV) and the flu have been reported earlier than usual...