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February 24, 2024

About Town, Week of Feb. 18

Observations from around the Pajaro Valley.

Photo: Watsonville Brillante moves ahead

Watsonville Brillante
Sam Ruiz (left) and Jose Ruelas team up with Emanuel Garcia (not shown) of Rinaldi Tile & Marble to install a mosaic tile sheet to the exterior wall of the parking structure at Rodriguez and Second streets Monday. Watsonville Brillante, a multiphase mosaic outdoor project...

Sergeant bids farewell to WPD

WATSONVILLE—As the aroma of sizzling meats, tortillas and salsa wafted across the parking lot of Watsonville Police Department May 11, a swarm of retired and current police officers and WPD staff gathered for a friendly send off to Sgt. Bryan Fuentez on his final...

About Town, Week of Feb. 11

Observations from around the Pajaro Valley.

Hotel construction continues

Tarmo Hannula: Major progress is visible at the giant construction project of the new Hampton Inn & Suites on Lee Road. A new Starbucks Coffee drive-in and service station, among other shops, are in the works. • The winter solstice was Saturday, marking the first day...

Photo: RedBall rolls through Watsonville

redball project
The RedBall Project, a global public art installation that has been to more than 30 cities since 2001, visits the Cabrillo College Watsonville Center Friday. The display is in celebration of the Santa Cruz Museum of Art and History’s 25th anniversary. The 15-foot blow-up...

Photo: 10 displaced by fire

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Firefighters from multiple agencies deal with an early morning fire in the Vista Montaña housing complex in Watsonville that displaced 10 adults. Watsonville Fire Division Chief Corey Schaefer said the initial call came in at 1am for the fire on the second floor of...

Photo: Circus in Watsonville through Nov. 16

The American Crown Circus, Circo Osorio, has set up at the Santa Cruz County Fairgrounds for a series of shows. From clowns and jugglers to acrobats and magicians, the variety show, designed for people of all ages, will run several times a day through...

About Town, Week of Dec. 24

Observations from around Watsonville.

About Town, Week of Dec. 31

Of fire alarms and strong winds...

TEDxSantaCruz 2024 announces April event at Cabrillo College

South Santa Cruz County will be well represented at this year’s TEDxSantaCruz event, which returns April 13 and will be held at Cabrillo College’s...

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