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Food bank thanks ag leaders

Second Harvest Food Bank invited members of the agricultural community to a barbecue Thursday evening, thanking them for their efforts to feed hungry people throughout Santa Cruz County.

A show of faith

Hundreds of people packed Ramsay Park Friday for the annual Stations of the Cross ceremony, which depicts the crucifixion of Jesus Christ.

Election day at PV High

In traditional school elections, the entirety of the student body makes check marks next to the name of their preferred candidate, thus choosing their leaders in a popular election.

A day on the job

Every year around this time, a group of Watsonville High School students foregoes class for the day, opting instead for a day at work.

Watsonville bolsters sanctuary city status

The Watsonville City Council moved forward with an ordinance Tuesday that updates a 2007 decision to declare Watsonville as a sanctuary city for immigrants.

Authorities seeking animal fighting suspects

Prompted by several instances of suspected illegal animal fighting in the Watsonville area, local animal welfare officials are asking for help from the public.

History comes alive

In the days when ranches and wilderness made up much of the Central Coast, the Castro family owned some 13,000 acres, on which they farmed and raised cattle.

Community briefs, April 13

Community briefs, April 13

Large donation brings aboard new K-9

Watsonville Police Sgt. Henry Robles is shown with Lynn Oliver-Gonzalez, vice chair of the Watsonville Police Assistance Fund, Tony and Becky Campos, and Officer Javier Ayala with his K-9, Axel, Tuesday at the Watsonville Police Department.

Cabrillo presents ‘Twilight: Los Angeles, 1992’

On March 3, 1991 a young African American man by the name of Rodney King was caught after a high-speed police chase in Los Angeles. Police officers then pulled him from his car and beat him, while a man named George Holliday caught it all on film.