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Arte Del Corazón founder describes inspiration

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Since December 2019, Arte Del Corazón has held pop-up markets where the Pajaro Valley community can meet and buy art from local creators. Their next event is Sunday, March 25 from noon to 5pm at The Slough Brewing Collective, 65 Hangar Way in Watsonville.  We...

Latinx & Hispanic Heritage Month kicks off in South County

This week, communities across the U.S. are celebrating Hispanic Heritage Month, a month dedicated to the histories, cultures and contributions of Americans whose ancestors came from Spain, Mexico, the Caribbean, Central and South America. The origins of the observance began with President Lyndon Johnson, who...

A piece of history | Photo Gallery

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City to host Drive-Thru Trunk-or-Treat event Friday

WATSONVILLE—The City of Watsonville Parks and Community Services Department and the County of Santa Cruz will host a Drive-Thru Trunk-or-Treat event Friday between 4:30-7:30pm, or until supplies last. Families are invited to drive their vehicles through Ramsay Park, 1301 Main St., starting at the Main...

County theaters, galleries deal with closures

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After the outbreak of COVID-19 prompted shelter-in-place orders last week, scores of performing arts venues and museums across Santa Cruz County have closed.  Staff and artists are now out of work, and locally-owned venues are currently figuring out their next step. Cabrillo College Box Office Specialist...

Local author releases 7th book in mystery series

While Michael Wallace was serving as Managing Editor for The Pajaronian newspaper in the 1970s and 1980s, he learned a thing or two about getting to the bottom of a story.

Nature photographer aims for Open Studios

Sylvia Valentine
Corralitos artist Sylvia Valentine is gearing up to show her original nature photography in the annual Open Studios Art Tour. Her photography stems from her travels with her husband around the United States, Bali, New Zealand, Thailand, Canada and Mexico.  “Many of my favorite photos are...