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September 22, 2023

Community briefs, July 6

Community briefs, July 6, 2018

Immigration Project introduces new initiative

The newly-formed Thriving Immigrants initiative is part of the Community Action Board program known as the Santa Cruz County Immigration Project.

Jane Borg, a huge pillar in Pajaro Valley history, dies

Jane W. Borg, a major player at the Pajaro Valley Historical Association and a virtual encyclopedia on the history of the Pajaro Valley, died earlier this week following a stroke in May.

Police: No major issues on Fourth of July

Watsonville Police released its statistics Thursday for the Fourth of July holiday, which show a dip in calls for service compared to the previous year.

Beach cleanups planned for July 5

A handful of beach cleanups will take place this Thursday.

Man arrested for attempted murder

A Watsonville man was arrested Tuesday at his home for charges of attempted murder after he allegedly fired a gun into a residence.

California lifts '50-mile rule' for migrant farmworker families

A controversial California rule was lifted last week, allowing migrant workers with children to remain in one location during the school year.

PG&E upgrading natural gas system in Watsonville

Pacific Gas and Electric Company (PG&E) will be working this summer to upgrade its natural gas system in Watsonville.

Mexico's Lopez Obrador claims historic win, broad mandate

Furious at spiraling corruption and violence, Mexican voters unleashed a political earthquake Sunday by electing a leftist firebrand as president and giving him a broad mandate to overthrow the political establishment and govern for the poor.

The Physics Bus makes stop at Calabasas Elementary

Students were given a special treat during their first week of summer school when The Physics Bus made a stop at Calabasas Elementary School.

Mariners remain determined during rebuilding year | SCCAL girls volleyball 

Aptos High girls volleyball team is making huge steps forward in the ultra-competitive Santa Cruz Coast Athletic League after finding success in what is...