Bontadelli selected as Farmer of the Year
Steve Bontadelli has been selected by the Santa Cruz County Farm Bureau as the 2018 Farmer of the Year.
Student stabbed at Aptos High School
For an updated story click here. APTOS—Aptos High School was placed on lockdown for more than four hours after a student was stabbed multiple times Tuesday afternoon near the campus’ swimming pool. The Santa Cruz County Sheriff’s Office closed off the school after the 2:15pm...
Popular coach remembered
Youth baseball coach Tom Gugale was known for his passion for the game, his gregarious personality and for the legions of young people who loved to play for him. Gugale was killed Friday morning when his truck overturned near San Luis Reservoir. He was 47
Judge Jeff Almquist dies
Santa Cruz County Superior Court Judge Jeff Almquist, whose appointment to the bench capped a law career that began in 1971, died Sunday while on vacation in France. He was 70.
Local Conservation Corps members head to Puerto Rico
A group of 12 young California Conservation Corps (CCC) members stood together in front of their future headquarters on Aviation Way in Watsonville on Wednesday, swearing an oath to do their jobs to the best of their ability.
About Town, Week of Dec. 24
Observations from around Watsonville.
Pajaro River study moves forward
A report released Tuesday outlines plans by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to shore up miles of the Pajaro River levee to protect the 12,600 residents estimated to live in the floodplain.
Standoff shuts down Clifford Avenue
Police have shut down Clifford Avenue between Claremont and Melrose avenues Friday morning to make way for a stand off that is currently in progress.
Celebrating the Fourth
The Fourth of July will be a busy day in Santa Cruz County, with parades, parties, fundraisers and more scheduled, capped off by a new fireworks show in Watsonville.
The power of words
Around 10:30 in the morning Friday, the students of Starlight Elementary School gathered together on the school’s blacktop to begin preparing for a day full of reading.
Motorcyclist dies in Highway 129 crash
A Hollister man died Sunday evening in a two-vehicle crash on Highway 129. California Highway Patrol officer Israel Murillo said emergency crews were dispatched to...