good times local news media events catalyst santa cruz california metro silicon valley news local events san jose weekly aptos, capitola, soquel, local news events paper gilroy dispatch local news events garlic festival santa cruz media events local california weekly king city rustler newspaper media local events car sales buy new car media
51 F
Watsonville
English English Español Español
April 5, 2020

Break with a book

Yesterday I walked past a man reading a book on the sidewalk in downtown Watsonville. Curious, I stopped and asked him what he was reading. Annoyed, he looked up and yelled a bunch of things at me in a foreign language and...

Touching up history

As part of Engineer’s Week, the engineering crew with the City of Watsonville staged their 17th annual egg drop contest Wednesday. People from local groups, offices and schools tested their skills in wrapping an egg in various materials and then hurling it...

Important repairs | About Town

The leaning tower of Dallas? A demolition in Dallas on Sunday of a residential high-rise did not go according to plan. Following the typical dynamite blasts and huge puffs of smoke the old building simply leaned over a bit and...

Police respond to stabbing | About Town

Emergency officials dealt with a man Monday after he pulled a Watsonville Police officer over on Harkins Slough Road and told him that he had been stabbed. Read more at https://pajaronian.com/watsonville-stabbing-victim-taken-to-trauma-center/. • For the past...

A look back at love | About Town

Today is Valentine’s Day. Valentine’s Day, also called Saint Valentine’s Day, is typically a day when lovers express their affection with greetings and gifts. The holiday has origins in the Roman festival of Lupercalia. The festival was largely created to celebrate...

Big bird in town | About Town

A crew from the City of Watsonville were busy Wednesday installing a sculpture of a great white heron beside the Watsonville Nature Center in Ramsay Park. The art piece was created by John Cerney. •

County celebrates Black History Month | About Town

Tarmo Hannula: February is Black History Month. I’ve seen a few venues around town that honor this important page on the calendar. The main branch of the downtown Santa Cruz Public Library has a special display set up showcasing a bunch of...

New facility a boost for area youths | About Town

An upbeat ribbon cutting ceremony for the new Pajaro Valley Prevention and Student Assistance headquarters at the corner of East Lake and Brewington avenues unfolded under sunny skies Thursday in Watsonville. The new facility is an expansion of PVPSA, a local nonprofit...

New center set to open | About Town

A crew from Santa Cruz Signs was busy Tuesday installing signage for the new facility of Pajaro Valley Prevention and Student Assistance on East Lake Avenue at Brewington Avenue. PVPSA is a local nonprofit that aims to improve the quality of life...

City roadwork ongoing| About Town

Today is National Thank a Mail Carrier Day. It was established by Benjamin Franklin who was the first Postmaster General in America. Here are a couple facts about the day, according to National Day Calendar: In 1775, the Second...
6,137FansLike
2,169FollowersFollow
1,941FollowersFollow

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...