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About Town, Week of Oct. 28

November 1, 2019 Tarmo Hannula: Dozens of volunteers showed up at Watsonville's City Plaza Friday to set up for...

Trial starts for double murder suspect

SANTA CRUZ—Nearly five years after Michael Escobar allegedly gunned down a rival gang member and killed a young girl in the crossfire,...

Local artist adds mosaic to Watsonville library

WATSONVILLE—A new large mosaic now graces the second floor of the main branch of the Watsonville Public Library. Created...

Coroner: Santa Cruz Jail inmate was strangled to death

SANTA CRUZ — The man found dead in his cell Monday at Santa Cruz County Main Jail was strangled, sheriff’s spokeswoman Ashley Keehn...

Coroner: Former Santa Cruz neurosurgeon severed artery in jail suicide

SANTA CRUZ—The former neurosurgeon accused of molesting multiple children committed suicide by slicing into his femoral artery on his left groin, Santa...

Watsonville’s Filipino community invited to share family history

WATSONVILLE—For many residents, January 1930 represents a dark time in the history of Watsonville. For five days, hundreds of...