On my mind, June 10: The song of life
For the past several weeks the mockingbirds have returned to our yard. This is the normal pattern, around May and June. Let’s face it — they’re noisy and a nuisance. It used to really bother me, but for reasons unknown, I’ve come to enjoy their morning sy
From the editor's desk: Stories of commencement
A few weeks ago, I wrote about how Cabrillo College kicked off the graduation season on May 19. This week, graduations are shifting into a high gear.
Laina Farhat-Holzman, June 3: Where are the university grownups?
For some years now, we have seen a transformation in university life that does not bode well. These changes are in line with changes in public behavior in our society at large, a general coarsening of language, ideas and actions.
What’s your skill? Everyone has something to give
“What can I do?” Sometimes we hear this in response to a daunting problem, like the number of people in Santa Cruz County who can’t always afford enough food for their families.
Letters to the Editor, June 1: Seventy-five years since largest ever civil rights violation
Letters to the Editor, June 1, 2017
Movie Review: 'Baywatch' a bad, flat watch
...the characters are paper thin, the visual effects look like a 1990s video game, the action set pieces are only passable and there are several scenes that have no purpose and bog down the pace. But its biggest flaw is that it is not funny. Not belly-lau
California: It’s time to fix this water issue
Despite a rainy winter, a serious water crisis continues in California.
From the editor's desk: Palm trees represent ‘baby step’ for downtown
Last week, crews planted palm trees in the recently-constructed medians along Main Street in downtown Watsonville. Immediately, people took to Facebook to express their disapproval.
Letter to the Editor, May 27: PVUSD teachers need a raise
Letter to the Editor, May 27, 2017
Movie Review: Dense 'Alien: Covenant' wastes great performances
Scott’s second go-around in the prequel series is dense, plodding and just plain boring in moments. If you liked the pace and the deep universe building of “Prometheus,” you’ll find bits and pieces that will help make the movie manageable. Everyone else,
‘Catz baseball remains unbeaten in league play | Pajaronian Sports Ticker
WATSONVILLE—Watsonville High’s Abraham Bonilla was credited with the victory for the Wildcatz baseball team in its 10-2 win over Alvarez High in Pacific Coast...