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Andrew Mills: Marching for justice

This Monday, at 11 a.m., Santa Cruz Police and the Santa Cruz chapter of the NAACP will march shoulder-to-shoulder as we honor Dr. King — the man who inspired that Selma march and ignited a transformation of American society.

Letters to the Editor, Jan. 9: Join weekly protest

Letters to the Editor, Jan. 9, 2018

From the editor's desk, Jan. 9: Stay home if you are sick, please

The flu season this year is shaping up to be worse than normal, as I can attest to.

Bill Monning, Jan. 6: January is Blood Donor Month

It is the beginning of a new year and it is time for us to remember how we can help our friends, neighbors, and community through the simple act of giving blood. January has been known as National Blood Donor Month since 1970 because people are busy with their post-holiday schedules, trying to get back into their work and/or school routines, and forget about making time to donate blood.

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.

Best and worst movies of 2017

Tony Nunez, the creator and writer of the weekly film column, For the Love of Flicks, recaps the best and worst movies of 2017.

Bob Fifield, Jan. 2: Time to invest in renewable energy

Over many years, oil companies have provided fuel to allow fossil powered engines to be useful (which has been appreciated for generations by the masses). They probably did not provide all that just out of the goodness of their hearts; many millionaires were made and some just in investing even became billionaires.

On My Mind, Jan. 2: Hansen Feed owner passes on

I am deeply saddened to learn that my friend Richie Hansen, owner of Hansen Feed and Pet Supply on Freedom Boulevard, has passed on. He was only 65.

Letter to the Editor, Dec. 30: Let’s pay our teachers

Letter to the Editor, Dec. 30, 2017

Proposed Watsonville ordinance would mandate safe gun storage

The Watsonville City Council on Tuesday approved in concept an ordinance that would require gun owners within city limits to safely store them. Watsonville Municipal code...