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Markets prep for Thanksgiving orders

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SANTA CRUZ COUNTY—As Thanksgiving edges closer, the folks at Corralitos Market & Sausage Co. and Freedom Meat Lockers say now is the time to get orders dialed in. “I’ve been at this since April, getting ready and dealing with supply, price changes and everything else,”...

Disaster relief funds benefit Pajaro flood victims

PAJARO—Community Foundations in Santa Cruz and Monterey counties have teamed up to distribute funding to nonprofits that are aiding flood recovery efforts in Pajaro. The Community Foundation for Monterey County and Community Foundation Santa Cruz County each activated funds to support storm and flood relief...

Art on the Go

A new art show has opened at the Pajaro Valley Arts Sudden Street Gallery.  With nearly 30 artists, "Take Aways: Art To Go!” marks the gallery’s 40th year and covers a wide spectrum of  art mediums, from rusted steel, ceramics and paint, to cast concrete,...

Team effort supports Special Olympics

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A dozen officers and cadets from Watsonville Police Department teamed up to run in the annual Northern California Law Enforcement Torch Run for Special Olympics Thursday morning. Led by a pair of WPD motorcycles with lights flashing, the crew laced their way along Main Street...

PHOTOS: Dia de los Muertos in Watsonville Plaza

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Live music, dance performances, community altars and family activities filled the afternoon in Watsonville Plaza Friday during the annual Dia de Muertos (Day of the Dead) celebration. Watsonville Film Festival partnered with Santa Cruz County Office of Education, Hospice of Santa Cruz County and Watsonville...

El Sistema Santa Cruz a finalist for national award

SANTA CRUZ COUNTY—El Sistema Santa Cruz/Pajaro Valley, a nonprofit aiming to bring music education and performance to students, has been selected as a finalist for a prestigious national award. The Lewis Prize for Music announced 10 finalists for its fourth annual Accelerator Awards last week....

Deputy recovering after being shot in Salinas

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The Monterey County Sheriff’s deputy who was shot in a nine-hour standoff with an armed man in Salinas last week was released from the hospital over the weekend and is now recovering at home. On May 31, Deputy Jesse Grant was shot in the arm...

Santa Cruz County supervisors approve emergency declaration for storm damages

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The Santa Cruz County Board of Supervisors on Tuesday unanimously approved an emergency declaration for the damages sustained in the storm surges on Dec. 28 and 30. County officials estimate that the waves, which inundated Capitola Village, slammed Santa Cruz Municipal Wharf and wreaked havoc...

Lengthy Salinas standoff ends, gunman killed

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A nine-hour standoff with a barricaded gunman in Salinas ended Wednesday with the gunman being fatally shot after he reportedly shot a Monterey County Sheriff’s deputy.  Monterey County District Attorney Jeannine M. Pacioni announced Thursday that Sheriff’s Deputy Jesse Grant went to 29 Sun St.,...
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Showing the Love

New School Community Day School teacher Bryan Love left a 20-year career in sales and business 14 years ago after a family emergency forced...