Community briefs, May 25: Memorial Day ceremony honors fallen soldiers
Community briefs, May 25, 2017
Local team earns top prize
A pair of students from a Santa Cruz-based home school program took a top prize earlier this month at the Intel International Science and Engineering Fair (ISEF) in Los Angeles.
Sheriff’s office: Beware of kidnapping, bail scams
Santa Cruz County Sheriff’s Sgt. Chris Clark on Tuesday said that residents have been targeted recently by a so-called virtual kidnapping scam.
PVUSD teachers sideline meeting
PVUSD Board of Trustees chair Kim De Serpa ended the board meeting early Wednesday after teachers packed the room and refused to move to the hallway. DeSerpa, Watsonville Fire Marshal cited safety concerns. Teachers were there to demand salary increases
Red Cross Heroes announced
On June 16, 15-year-old Watsonville resident Reese Selck will be among 11 community members who will be honored by the American Red Cross of the Central Coast during the 12th Annual Heroes Breakfast.
Community briefs, May 23: Free gardening class scheduled
Community briefs, May 23, 2017
Shots fired into home
Several shots were fired into a home on Sunday at East Beach and Blackburn streets, Watsonville Police said.
Kim Baskett appointed to judge position
A woman who has served as Santa Cruz County Superior Court commissioner since 2007 has been appointed as judge by Gov. Jerry Brown, the court announced Monday.
Community briefs, May 20: Farm Bureau’s Annual Meeting set
Community briefs, May 20, 2017
Police connect with fieldworkers
The Watsonville Police Department has launched a program to help them connect with a population of people who are often reluctant to call them for help.
Mariners swing their way to 28th league title | Boys golf
The Aptos High boys’ golf team this season qualified as a group to compete at Central Coast Section Regional Golf Tournament, giving golfers a...