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October 19, 2021

Watsonville mayor's update, December 2017

Watsonville mayor's update, December 2017

Miguelina Manriquez, Nov. 2: Education matters — now more than ever

While most kids grew up running around their daycare after school, I grew up hanging out in my parents’ classrooms. Both of my parents work in the Pajaro Valley Unified School District — a district that is severely underfunded. This district is largely populated by low-income, immigrant families.

Letter to the Editor, Oct. 7: Tragic incident needs full investigation

Letter to the Editor, Oct. 7, 2017

This Week in Pajaro Valley’s Past, Aug. 13

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25 years ago on Aug. 12, 1996 Thousands of farm workers and their families marched through Watsonville, waving flags and banners to protest the United Farm Workers organizing efforts. In March, the UFW announced plans to organize the 15,000 berry workers in the Pajaro and...

Letters to the Editor, Feb. 6: A New Year’s wish

Letters to the Editor, Feb. 6, 2018

From the editor's desk, Sept. 5: Record-breaking weather

As the calendar turned to September, our seemingly extended spring weather finally gave into summer. And it was a record-breaker.

Wrapping up my tenure as Mayor

Rebecca Garcia
By Rebecca J. Garcia The role of a Mayor is to provide leadership in the adoption of policy. Policy is a law, regulation or procedure that provides direction to better serve the community. I was excited to provide leadership as Mayor of Watsonville. I identified...

Guest view: Call for a compromise

By Abel Sanchez, Chair of Parks & Recreation Commission The Aug. 7 deadline has passed and Congress could not come up with an agreement on the next stimulus package. This is despite wide support amongst many lawmakers that Americans desperately need assistance during these tough...

Juan Carlos Pozo: Plant a seed for others to harvest

This is an open letter to the Pajaro Valley Unified School District board, and an invitation to the community to support educators at the next board meeting, Sept. 13.

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...
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Judy Gittelsohn

Local teaching artist moves into new studio in downtown Watsonville

WATSONVILLE—Judy Gittelsohn has big plans for the downtown Watsonville arts scene. For the past two months, Gittelsohn has been slowly but surely moving her artwork,...