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November 30, 2022

Watsonville’s urban growth limit extension leads countermeasure

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More Watsonville voters have elected to extend the city’s urban growth boundaries for the next 18 years rather than head back to the drawing board and determine a new growth plan, according to initial election results released Tuesday night. As of 8:16pm, 1,788 votes had...

Pajaro Valley Unified: De Serpa jumps ahead, Schacher barely trailing

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WATSONVILLE—Pajaro Valley Unified School District Trustee Area 1 incumbent Kim De Serpa took an early–and significant–lead as early results poured in, showing a 66.1% lead over her opponent Natalain Schwartz. In a small gathering at Cantine Winepub, De Serpa said she was looking forward to...

Photo: Suspected car thief nabbed within minutes

A Pacific Gas & Electric worker untangles a guy wire from a tree that was knocked over by a reckless driver Sunday morning on Walker Street. Watsonville Police Sgt. Donny Thul said that around 11:15am a man reportedly stole a red Ford Mustang in...

Photo: Wine and Roses returns

Ana Ramirez (center) and Kim DeChicchio-Sanchez line up to sample wine from Integrity Wines Saturday evening at the Evening of Wine & Roses at the Santa Cruz County Fairgrounds. The 39th annual silent auction and fundraiser, presented by the Community Health Trust of the...

Two women honored as veterans of the year

WATSONVILLE—The two women nominated as veterans of the year for the Veteran of Foreign Wars Post 1716 and American Legion Post 121 say they chose to join the military for similar reasons: neither knew what they wanted to do when high school ended. But once...

Photo: Wet weather warning

A Dodge pickup came to a rest on its side against a utility pole early Tuesday morning on the 100 block of Carlton Road. California Highway Patrol officer Sam Courtney said the male driver was traveling eastbound on Carlton just after 7am at an...

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,”...

Violent, court-ordered removal of children sparks community outcry

SANTA CRUZ—For the purposes of this article, Maya and Sebastian Laing’s story begins on Oct. 20, when a group of strangers paid a late-night visit to their grandmother’s house where they had been staying.  After trying unsuccessfully to convince the kids to come with them...

Political sign drama draws attention

WATSONVILLE—Two wacky sign situations in Watsonville have caught the attention of voters in the final week before the election. On the east side of the city by the Staff of Life Natural Foods grocery store, a pair of political signs for current District 7 City...
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Seahawks scrap season amid player shortage | Women’s basketball

APTOS—The Cabrillo College women’s basketball team had a tough decision to make during the offseason. It was either go into the season with a limited...