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Help for families, joy for children

Posted: Monday, Dec 22nd, 2014
PAJARO -- Hundreds of parents waited at Casa de la Cultura in Pajaro Monday for the boxes of food that would help them feed their families through the holidays.
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Stolen car returned 28 years later

Posted: Monday, Dec 22nd, 2014
SALINAS -- A Hollister woman was treated to an unusual Christmas surprise Monday when the California Highway Patrol handed her 1967 Mustang back to her after it was stolen 28 years ago.
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Register-Pajaronian welcomes new editor

Posted: Monday, Dec 22nd, 2014
WATSONVILLE -- Erik Chalhoub is the Register-Pajaronian's new managing editor, Publisher John Bartlett announced Friday.
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Building community at holiday-themed event

Posted: Monday, Dec 22nd, 2014
WATSONVILLE -- A large group of neighbors got together Saturday at Marinovich Park to celebrate the holiday season, while also engaging in community-building activities.
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Drive-by shooting victim identified

Posted: Monday, Dec 22nd, 2014
WATSONVILLE -- The man who was shot to death Friday as he walked with a friend near Callaghan Park was identified Monday as 24-year-old Ivan Avila.
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Sheriff’s Office lets kids do the shopping

Posted: Monday, Dec 22nd, 2014
SANTA CRUZ -- Twenty-one children were handed a huge Christmas treat Saturday by the Santa Cruz County Sheriff's Office: a $100 gift certificate apiece to spend as they pleased.
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Window broken, shot fired

Posted: Monday, Dec 22nd, 2014
WATSONVILLE -- Someone fired a shot from a handgun at a Watsonville man early Saturday, but all the shots missed, Watsonville Police said.
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Man killed in county's ninth homicide

Modified: Friday, Dec 19th, 2014
WATSONVILLE -- A man was shot to death Friday morning as he walked with a friend on Freedom Boulevard, just across from Callaghan Park, Watsonville Police Deputy Chief David McCartney said.
According to McCartney, someone in a white, 4-door vehicle, possible a Volkswagen Jetta, fired several shots at the two men approximately 11:20 a.m. The victim, described as an
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A memorial for the forgotten

Modified: Friday, Dec 19th, 2014
SANTA CRUZ -- Dozens of people who sought shelter from the rain under the awning of the Homeless Services Center in Santa Cruz Wednesday night spent the following morning folding up sleeping bags and blankets and packing their possessions into garbage bags and weather-beaten rucksacks.
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Three sentenced in Hecker Pass slaying

Posted: Friday, Dec 19th, 2014
SANTA CRUZ -- One man was sentenced to 30 years and another was handed a 26-year sentence Thursday in Superior Court for the death of 14-year-old Jesse Lopez in 2011.
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Pablo Barreto named Watsonville Fire Chief

Posted: Friday, Dec 19th, 2014
WATSONVILLE -- After a three-month period as interim Watsonville Fire Chief, Pablo Barreto has officially been named Watsonville Fire Chief, City Manager Carlos Palacios announced Friday.
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Man injured in hit-and-run

Posted: Friday, Dec 19th, 2014
WATSONVILLE -- A man was injured when he was hit by a car on Riverside Drive Wednesday.
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A holiday delivery

Modified: Wednesday, Dec 17th, 2014
WATSONVILLE -- When South County's agricultural fields brim with vegetables and fruits during the planting, growing and harvesting season, countless workers bustle among the rows, deftly picking and packing myriad products for market.
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The art of mask making

Modified: Wednesday, Dec 17th, 2014
WATSONVILLE -- Art students at Pajaro Valley High School are getting a blast of worldly culture thanks to an assignment of making papier mâché masks.
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Appellate court ends Watsonville case

Posted: Wednesday, Dec 17th, 2014
WATSONVILLE -- A panel of three judges Tuesday ruled that a lawsuit against the City of Watsonville that challenged how city council replacements were chosen was moot, thanks to a combination of two new laws that effectively decided the matter.
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Fair board cuts one day, raises ticket prices

Posted: Wednesday, Dec 17th, 2014
WATSONVILLE -- The Santa Cruz County Fair Board of Directors Tuesday voted to cut one day off the annual fair, a move that will reduce the event to five days.
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Police arrest sixth suspect in triple shooting

Posted: Wednesday, Dec 17th, 2014
WATSONVILLE -- One day after arresting four additional suspects in the Oct. 10 shooting behind the Valley Inn Motel, Watsonville Police early Wednesday arrested a fifth man.
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Reading program engages children, parents in reading

Posted: Wednesday, Dec 17th, 2014
WATSONVILLE -- In the story time room at the Watsonville Public Library Tuesday, Manuel Serrano told a class of preschoolers to gather around as he read a book to them.
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New officer gives WPD bite

Posted: Wednesday, Dec 17th, 2014
WATSONVILLE -- Watsonville Police officer Brian Fulgoni has a new partner.
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Business damaged by arson-related fire

Posted: Wednesday, Dec 17th, 2014
WATSONVILLE -- A fire that charred the entranceway to a downtown business has been deemed suspicious by investigators.
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Storms lining up with more rain

Posted: Monday, Dec 15th, 2014
WATSONVILLE -- A series of Pacific weather systems began edging inland Sunday night from the Pacific Northwest and will keep badly needed rainfall in the forecast through the middle of the week.
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From the ground up

Posted: Monday, Dec 15th, 2014
WATSONVILLE -- Pajaro Valley High School's Grizzly Garden began its life five years ago as a bleak patch of earth, barely an acre in width and breadth.
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Business owner gives to community organizations

Posted: Monday, Dec 15th, 2014
WATSONVILLE  --The holiday season is always rife with donation drives, gift collection points and other efforts to bring food, presents and other needs to those who need them.
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Jacob’s Heart gets in Christmas spirit

Posted: Monday, Dec 15th, 2014
WATSONVILLE -- Santa Claus flew in to Jacob's Heart Children's Cancer Support Service's annual Christmas party Sunday, but not on his reindeer.
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Watsonville police make new arrests in double homicide

Modified: Monday, Dec 15th, 2014
WATSONVILLE -- Watsonville Police have arrested four additional suspects in the Oct. 10 shooting that killed a 4-year-old girl and a 33-year old man, and are looking for three additional suspects thought to be involved, Watsonville Police Sgt. Eric Montalbo announced Monday.
According to police, Michael Escobar, 31, opened fire on Ramon Rendon behind the Fish House Bar &
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Storm roars through

Posted: Friday, Dec 12th, 2014
WATSONVILLE -- The skies were clearing Friday afternoon after the Thursday deluge, and forecasters were predicting a dry, sunny Saturday.
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Board to discuss condensing fair schedule

Posted: Friday, Dec 12th, 2014
WATSONVILLE -- The Santa Cruz County Fair Board of Directors will discuss eliminating one day from the fair's 2015 schedule on Tuesday.
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From the fields to the business world

Posted: Friday, Dec 12th, 2014
WATSONVILLE -- When Jorge Ortiz came to the U.S. as a teenager in 1987, the first thing he wanted was a pair of blue jeans. He met that goal after toiling in the fields for a few months picking strawberries.
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PVUSD faces deficit spending

Posted: Friday, Dec 12th, 2014
WATSONVILLE -- Unless the Pajaro Valley Unified School District Board of Trustees takes action to fix the district budget, it will be deficit spending by the 2015/16 school year and unable to meet its financial obligations.
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Annual event gathers donations for Salvation Army

Posted: Friday, Dec 12th, 2014
WATSONVILLE -- For many, the holiday season is a time to share what they have with others who may not be as fortunate. That's the thinking behind KSBW-TV's annual "Share Your Holiday" event, now in its 28th year, held at five locations across the Central Coast. The event, televised live Friday, encourages residents to donate new and unwrapped toys,
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School intersections to be upgraded

Posted: Friday, Dec 12th, 2014
WATSONVILLE -- The City Council approved upgrading 31 intersection locations adjacent to 13 middle and elementary schools around Watsonville on Tuesday.
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County officials on lookout for missing man

Posted: Friday, Dec 12th, 2014
SANTA CRUZ -- The Santa Cruz County Sheriff's Office Thursday asked county residents to be on the lookout for 24-year-old Tyler Presleigh, who was reported missing at 1 a.m. by staff at the El Dorado Residential Treatment Center in Santa Cruz.
Presleigh has has medical issues that place him at risk if not treated. He is described as a white
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Storm hits county

Modified: Thursday, Dec 11th, 2014
SANTA CRUZ COUNTY -- The massive winter storm promised by forecasters moved in Thursday, flooding roadways and farm fields and keeping emergency crews and public works employees busy grappling with downed power lines, power outages and fallen trees.
Walker Street in Watsonville was flooded at Fifth Street, forcing vehicles to a crawl as their drivers navigated the deep water.
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Bilicich named mayor

Posted: Wednesday, Dec 10th, 2014
WATSONVILLE -- After five years serving on the City Council and three voter-approved measures that transformed city government procedures, Nancy Bilicich was named mayor Tuesday.
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Preparing to weather the storm

Posted: Wednesday, Dec 10th, 2014
WATSONVILLE -- In an immense expanse of farm fields off San Andreas Road Wednesday, a handful of workers was harvesting rows of fennel, as a few others checked newly planted strawberry beds. But the serenity of the scene belied the urgency of a task that was facing most farmers, as a predicted major rainstorm descended upon the Central Coast.
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Dodge, Montesino honored for service

Posted: Wednesday, Dec 10th, 2014
WATSONVILLE -- Outgoing Watsonville City Councilmen Daniel Dodge and Eduardo Montesino were honored during a meeting Tuesday.
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Martial arts instructor wins high honor, helps a student

Posted: Wednesday, Dec 10th, 2014
WATSONVILLE -- A Watsonville martial arts teacher who began his career in the construction industry has earned a world-class recognition.
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Trial in the works for felony hit-and-run

Posted: Wednesday, Dec 10th, 2014
SANTA CRUZ -- An Oakland woman is facing up to four years in jail for allegedly running into a 70-year-old Las Lomas man and killing him in Santa Cruz in August.
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