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Community briefs, Oct. 5

Community briefs, Oct. 5, 2018

Local lawmakers ask feds for more flood control dollars

The National Association of Counties voted Saturday to urge federal authorities to focus more federal flood control funding on low-income communities.

Japanese culture on stage

Hundreds of people attended the 31st annual Japanese Cultural Fair at Mission Plaza in Santa Cruz Saturday.

Wetland Stewards scholarship recipients announced

Watsonville Wetlands Watch announced the recipients of scholarships for the 2017 graduating Wetland Stewards interns.

Cabrillo hosts thousands of fourth-graders

Nearly 3,000 fourth-grade students from around Santa Cruz County came to Cabrillo College’s Aptos campus Friday to get their first taste of college life and, organizers hope, show them that post-secondary education is within their reach.

Japanese culture highlighted at Hanamatsuri

The annual Hanamatsuri at the Watsonville Buddhist Temple included a raffle, food sales, vendors of various goods, a bonsai tree display, live music and other events in hopes of bringing the community up to speed with Japanese culture.

Treatment aims to keep a lid on mosquitoes

Watsonville was visited by a helicopter Wednesday as it deposited mosquito control granules to 40 acres of local marshes. The project, started at 8 a.m. and included portions of Watsonville Slough, Pinto Lake County Park, Sunset State Beach pond and Atkinson pond, said Paul Binding, manager of Santa Cruz County Mosquito Abatement/Vector Control.

Community briefs, July 5, 2019

Community briefs, July 5, 2019.

About Town, Week of July 29

About Town, Week of July 29

Community briefs, June 8

Community briefs, June 8, 2018
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Small business lifeline | About Town

A painting crew has been busy adding a fresh coat of paint and a new look Thursday and Friday to the long-standing...