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Letters to the Editor, Jan. 21

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Disappointed that Greenway is on ballot I was saddened to see the Greenway millionaires have succeeded in getting the signatures required for their initiative to vote on the future of clean passenger rail service for the branch rail line.  The current plan is to build the...

Letters to the Editor, April 3: Great work, Watsonville PD

Letters to the Editor, April 3, 2018

Embrace yourself

Rev. John Juno Song
“Long before he laid down earth’s foundations, he had us in mind, had settled on us as the focus of his love, to be made whole and holy by his love.” - Ephesians 1:4 This is a Yiddish story of “Mr. Goldberg the Tailor.” There once lived Mr. Goldberg,...

Luis Alejo, March 20: The voting rights gladiator who changed California politics forever

California’s Latino community has lost its greatest voting rights gladiator. Last Friday, the legendary civil rights lawyer Joaquin G. Avila lost his battle to cancer after previously suffering from a stroke. No one was more accomplished than him when it came to fighting for Latino political empowerment and representation.

Todd Guild, Dec. 5: Reflections on help in the wake of a crash

In what felt like a fraction of a second, I heard my wife scream and a crunching-banging sound I later learned mostly came from the car’s airbags inflating.

From the editor's desk, Sept. 19: PV High overcomes major hurdle

After more than a decade of lawsuits, angry meetings and countless students graduating without having experienced a complete high school, it finally happened.

My most anticipated summer 2017 movies

Here are my seven most anticipated summer films, starting next month and ending during the last week of August.

Pat Fohrman, April 7: A private initiative to solve a very public problem

At the March 13 meeting of the Watsonville City Council, prominent business people, Sherry Dang and Kirk DiCicco, outlined for the City Council a project that they have been engaged in over the past eight years, helping one homeless person at a time find stability and a way back to self-reliance and self-respect by providing jobs, positive reinforcement and training.

Movie Review: 'Blockers' is a nice surprise — butt-chugging and all

“Blockers” is a sometimes raunchy, overly slapstick comedy in the vain of “The 40 Year Old Virgin,” “Superbad” and “American Pie.” And like those classic comedies, director Kay Cannon’s coming-of-age story not only has plenty of a laughs, but it also oozes heart and asks several interesting questions, including an extremely timely challenge to the double standard placed on women. It’s fun and funny — yes, they are different things — while also not being too preachy.

Letter to the Editor, Feb. 27: Attacks on Community Bridges unwarranted

Letter to the Editor, Feb. 27, 2018

PVA to host art and history conference

WATSONVILLE—Pajaro Valley Arts (PVA) will host a one-day conference on July 9 centered around the figure Our Lady of Guadalupe.  Attendees will explore the historic...