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March 28, 2023

Growing chili cook-off benefits charities

Now in its fifth year, the Aldina Real Estate Charity Chili Cook-off had its largest turnout yet Saturday, with 19 teams competing for the best chili.

Community briefs, Aug. 24

Community briefs, Aug. 24, 2018

Elkhorn Slough receives $685K grant

The Elkhorn Slough National Estuarine Research Reserve received a $685,000 federal grant from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Association.

Family establishes Ernest & Beverley Bontadelli Memorial Fund

Local farmer Steve Bontadelli donated $25,000 to the organization, Agri-Culture, for the purpose of establishing the Ernest & Beverley Bontadelli Memorial Fund.

PHOTO: Dahlia Show returns

The public enjoys viewing hundreds of blooms at the annual Dahlia Show in downtown Santa Cruz Saturday put on by the Monterey Bay Dahlia Society.

Library seeks input on murals

The Watsonville Public Library is seeking input from the public on the final designs for a series of murals.

Robbery spree results in crash

Two men remain at large following a string of robberies Wednesday evening in Santa Cruz and Aptos.

Consultant recommends consolidating mid-county fire services

Mid-county residents could see significant changes to their fire services, if a recommendation to streamline and consolidate two departments is approved.

Orchard Supply Hardware closing all stores

A little more than two years after closing several Orchard Supply Hardware stores, including the Watsonville location, owner Lowe’s Companies, Inc., announced it will close the remaining 99 stores.

Cabrillo College builds up Mentor Program

Cabrillo College’s fall semester begins Monday, and the school is currently preparing its new faculty and staff to participate in its newly-formed Mentor Program.

Grizzlies continue to improve on daily basis | High school softball

WATSONVILLE—Pajaro Valley High senior Emily Quezada tried out for the softball team last season after deciding she wanted to play the sport for the...

Highway 1 repairs begin