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November 26, 2022

Movie Review: 'It' transcends horror genre en route to box office success

Directed by Andy Muschietti (“Mama”), the second live-action adaptation of the beloved Stephen King book about a cosmic entity that terrorizes kids by disguising itself as a clown is a near perfect movie in several respects. It sinks its teeth into you with its gripping horror and keeps you laughing, smiling and engaged with its excellent script and top-notch cast.

Letters to the Editor, Sept. 12: Historic rail depot in sad state

Letters to the Editor, Sept. 12, 2017

Johanna Miller: Fireworks irresponsible in summer heat

Last week, Watsonville experienced one of its hottest weekends on record. Temperatures reached 110 degrees at one point — practically unheard of for our region’s normally mild summer days. When things began to cool down slightly on Sunday, it seemed like most of us were breathing a collective sigh of relief.

Letters to the Editor, Sept. 7: Woman’s Club thanks community

Letters to the Editor, Sept. 7, 2017

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.

Zach Friend and Erica Padilla-Chavez: PVPSA helping young people thrive

For more than 25 years, an important nonprofit has been quietly working in our community to support our schools, students and their parents — Pajaro Valley Prevention and Student Assistance (PVPSA).

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.

Letters to the Editor, Sept. 2: Greetings from Houston

Letters to the Editor, Sept. 2, 2017

Movie Review: Craig and Co. carry 'Logan Lucky'

Daniel Craig recently signed on to return as James Bond for the 25th installment of the iconic film franchise. I love Craig as Bond — he’s without a doubt my favorite Bond — but after watching him in “Logan Lucky” that news has me a bit sad. Craig absolutely crushes it as the aptly named Joe Bang in director Steven Soderbergh’s return to the heist film genre and his performance has me itching to see him continue to branch out in different roles. I definitely want him to leave the Bond franchise on a good note — and we all know that “Spectre” was far from good — but I’d much rather see the 49-year-old chase interesting and wacky roles like Joe Bang the rest of his career.

Motorcyclist dies exiting Hwy 1

WATSONVILLE—A man died Friday around 12:45pm when he lost control of his motorcycle while exiting Highway 1 southbound at the Riverside exit. California Highway...