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Woman’s Club benefit raises funds for fire victims

The recent wine tasting benefit for Sonoma County fire victims held by the Corralitos Woman’s Club raised more than $4,000.

Stolen decorations found in Watsonville

Christmas came early for an Aptos couple, as they were reunited this weekend with their decorations that had been stolen on Nov. 25 at their house.

86-year-old woman dies in hit-and-run

An 86-year-old woman died as a result of a hit-and-run crash Saturday night in Soquel Village.

Factory Sale draws holiday shoppers

Everywhere else has Black Friday and Small Business Saturday, but only Watsonville has the Holiday Factory Sale.

PHOTO: Aptos community celebrates tree lighting

Santa Claus greets Tricia and Oliver Potts of Watsonville (center) and others Saturday during the Aptos Holiday Craft Fair and Tree Lighting in Aptos Village.

A festive event

On Saturday, the Pajaro Valley Historical Association hosted its annual Old Fashioned Christmas Tea, when ladies and gentlemen dressed in their finery and nosh on petit fours and sip tea, all served on fine china and silver.

Kelly’s Books: one year in new location

Kelly's Books owner Kelly Pleskunas said she has slowly been rebuilding her customer base since she reopened one year ago in the Watsonville Square Shopping Center, just doors away from Nob Hill grocery store.

Community briefs, Dec. 2: Multicultural Celebration lineup set

Community briefs, Dec. 2, 2017

Hernandez honored by bicycle group

Santa Cruz-based Bike Santa Cruz County has awarded Watsonville City Councilman Felipe Hernandez its annual Wheelie Award, which honors recipients for advocacy in biking efforts.

Teen arrested with loaded handgun

A Watsonville teen was arrested Thursday after fleeing from a traffic stop and tossing a loaded handgun, Watsonville Police Sgt. Juan Trujillo said.
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Prison in Paradise; Santa Cruz County Jail criticized in annual Grand...

By Alesandro Manzella Many people who are arrested and booked into Santa Cruz County Jail not only lose their freedom, but also access to health...