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June 1, 2023

State takes aim at common pesticide

State officials said Friday that they have begun a process that could lead to increased restrictions on chlorpyrifos, one of the most widely used agricultural pesticides in the nation.

Citations issued for highway death

On Feb. 9, Los Banos resident Bobby Gill was killed when a dump truck hit him as he cleared a mudslide on Highway 17.

Pajaro Valley Pride Festival this Sunday

Pajaro Valley Pride’s second annual Pride Festival will take place at Watsonville Plaza, 358 Main St., Sunday from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Third nurse in sex case extradited to Santa Cruz

A nurse from Tuscon, Ariz. who allegedly committed several sex acts with children was booked into Santa Cruz County Jail on Thursday, court records showed.

Community briefs, Aug. 15: ‘Meal on Main Street’ returns

Community briefs, Aug. 15, 2017

UC Santa Cruz Arboretum hosts large-scale art exhibit

Bizarre and beautiful plants, bulleting hummingbirds and more often inspire visitors to the UC Santa Cruz Arboretum. And now, through Nov. 17, a large-scale art exhibit on the picturesque hillside takes that inspiration to some intriguing places.

Asian gypsy moth detected in county

An Asian gypsy moth has recently been detected at a Santa Cruz residence and is considered to be highly dangerous to crops, trees and homes, county officials warned.

Motorcade honors late SC firefighter

The Santa Cruz Fire Department announced the line-of-duty death of Santa Cruz Firefighter/Paramedic Clayton Ogden recently.

Community briefs, Aug. 12: Mystery Readers Club meets

Community briefs, Aug. 10, 2017
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Q&A: Valéria Miranda highlights new exhibit, Porter Building

The community is invited to an opening reception for “Emergence” on June 4 from 2-4pm at Pajaro Valley Art’s (PVA) Sudden Street Gallery. This...