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July 21, 2024

On My Mind, Aug. 3: A neighborhood comes to life

My neighbor, Jan, and her son Tyler had a yard sale Saturday.

Question of the Week

Are you in favor of renewing the updated public safety sales tax—previously known as Measure G—set for the March 2020 election? Yes: 24 | No: 47 Public comment: Daniel Dodge Jr. Yes. We need to continue to support our police, firefighters, and parks... Carl Vucinich in...

Navigating Watsonville’s skeptics

Navigator schools
By John Flaherty, vice-chair of Navigator Schools’ Board of Directors Sharon Waller, the co-founder of Navigator public, nonprofit charter schools, grew up in Watsonville. Her grandmother worked at Ford’s Department store. She took Sharon to lunch next door at the Woolworths.  Sharon Waller is a third-generation...