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Volunteers clean beaches on Earth Day

A total of 533 volunteers spread out across Santa Cruz and Monterey counties Saturday to celebrate Earth Day by cleaning up a number of beaches.

Live Your Dream awards presented to local women

Soroptimist International of Watsonville celebrated the achievements of four local women at their Live Your Dream awards dinner on April 17 at the California Grill.

‘Making Connections’ at the Expo

Felicia Zamora and Christina Garcia Aguire pose for a photo in the mobile photo booth of MTH Photo Thursday at the Pajaro Valley Chamber of Commerce and Agriculture’s annual Business Expo at the fairgrounds. This year’s theme was “Making Connections.”

District Attorney: No criminal charges for deputy in shooting

The Santa Cruz County Sheriff’s deputy who shot 15-year-old Lucas Smith after a standoff with police will not face criminal charges, Santa Cruz County District Attorney Jeff Rosell said Friday.

One for the books

A Watsonville teen has far surpassed her goal of collecting books for young people, and on Friday gave the books away.

Photojournalism showcased

Students from Renaissance High School take time Friday to visit the current exhibit at the Pajaro Valley Gallery, "Witness: Photojournalism,” featuring works by Tarmo Hannula, Bob Fitch, Joe Ravetz, Shmuel Thaler and Sam Vestal, which runs through May 21.

Fashion show benefits playground

The Aptos Chamber of Commerce’s annual “Hats off to Spring Fashion” event is not only a way to check out the latest fashions from local businesses, but also a chance to benefit a local organization.

Community briefs, April 22

Community briefs, April 22, 2017

Community briefs, April 20

Community briefs, April 20, 2017

Police in Pursuit event supports Special Olympics

Local law enforcement officers from a number of surrounding counties will take to the racetrack to “fund-race” for Special Olympics Northern California (SONC) at the 2017 Police in Pursuit event on Friday at Ocean Speedway in Watsonville.