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September 28, 2022

Gail McNulty, Nov. 16: Bold choices today could save tomorrow

The UN’s October Climate warning is terrifying. We need profound changes in the next 10-12 years to build a more equitable world and sustain life as we know it. News of increasingly destructive, deadly California forest fires offer a grim vision of how continuing with “business as usual” might impact us locally.

Letters to the Editor, Oct. 8

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Councilman’s claims of racism were wrong I'm a member of the board of directors of the Watsonville Pilots Association and the vice-chairperson of the Watsonville Airport Advisory Committee. However, I write this letter solely in my individual capacity as a long-time resident of the County...

Question of the week

Do you feel confident in the direction Watsonville is heading? Yes: 84 | No: 122 Public comment Steven Diaz: You mean the direction of keeping things status quo, right? Watsonville needs to get with the times, enough living in the past. Time to...

Cynthia Druley, Jan. 4: Is 2018 the time for you to make a difference?

As we reflect on 2017, many of us will be thinking about what we’ve accomplished in the last year and how we might make changes in 2018 to feel even more fulfilled.

Tony’s Thoughts: Watsonville staff finally gets it

An updated version of Measure G—the half-cent public safety sales tax passed by voters in 2014—will be on Watsonville residents’ ballots next year. The new measure, which is still unnamed at the moment, has the same spirit as Measure G. Its goal is to provide...

Tony's Thoughts: The City has a plan for downtown — you should be there to hear it

The City of Watsonville will have its first public meeting concerning its long-awaited Downtown Specific Plan in the Civic Plaza Community Room B on Wednesday at 5 p.m.

Letters to the Editor, May 25

Letters to the Editor, May 25, 2018

Thanksgiving 2020: The commonplace, remarkable & lunatics

Rev. Robin Mathews-Johnson
Memo from Rev. Mathews-Johnson I’ve read that Mark Twain once categorized people into three groups: commonplace, remarkable and lunatics. I don’t know about you, but I can think of people who belong in all three groups. Of course, that’s a put-down, so three compliments are in...

This Week in Pajaro Valley’s Past, Aug. 6

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25 years ago on Aug. 5, 1996 A crowd of 200 parents, children and friends gathered for the third annual “Watsonville Peace and Unity Day 96,” a call for peace and to remember those who have fallen to violence. “We just want to stop the...

On My Mind, Nov. 2: No passwords or passcodes, please

If I can afford a gravestone, when that time comes, it will simply offer these words: “No Password, No Passcode, No User name, no iTunes password, No iMac User name, No PIN code, No SSI.” None of this will be necessary to stop and think about Tarmo and what he meant to you and this kind Earth.
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Mariners looking to make some noise in league play | Girls...

APTOS—Matt Anderson has adjusted quite well in his second stint as coach of the Aptos High girls’ golf team. He’s feeling more confident than...