Business briefs, Dec. 7

Business briefs, Dec. 7, 2018... more

Capitola Olive Garden aims for Dec. 17 opening

Final touches are underway at the Olive Garden Italian Kitchen restaurant, the first such location for the chain business in Santa Cruz County.... more

K&D Landscaping earns top honors

K&D Landscaping Inc. of Watsonville took home a number of awards at the annual California Landscape Contractors Association Convention in San Diego on Nov. 12.... more

Mobile technology showroom visits Watsonville

Smile Business Products parked its technology showroom bus in Watsonville on Wednesday.... more


Business briefs, Nov. 16, 2018

Business briefs, Nov. 16, 2018... more

Sustainable Productivity Solutions moves to Watsonville

Originally headquartered in Scotts Valley, Sustainable Productivity Solutions recently moved to Watsonville, and will hold an open house on Nov. 9 from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at 275 Main St., Suite 450.... more

PHOTO: D’la Colmena wins People’s Choice award

Rotary Club of Watsonville members John Kane IV (left), Francisco Estrada (second from right) and Murry Schekman recently presented D’ la Colmena owner Adrian Gonzales (second from left) with the winning plaque for the “Best Burrito on the Central Coast — People’s Choice” award, voted on by this year’s Burrito Bash participants. ... more

New ice cream shop opens

A new ice cream shop has opened in Watsonville that offers a high-end brand of ice cream popular in Mexico.... more

Business brief: Matthew Jones Agency hosts mixer

Farmers Insurance Matthew Jones Agency, 106 Airport Blvd. Suite 101 in Watsonville will host a Pajaro Valley Chamber of Commerce and Agriculture mixer on Aug. 9 from 5-7 p.m.... more

Circus Vargas sets up at Capitola Mall

Workers are busy Tuesday setting up the bigtop tent for the visiting Circus Vargas in the parking lot of the Capitola Mall. ... more

Harbor Freight opens doors

Dozens of customers on April 6 were browsing the aisles of Harbor Freight, Watsonville’s newest hardware store.... more

Business Showcase returns to Aptos

Food, gadgets, cars, safety demonstrations and more will all be under one roof, and out in the parking lot, during the annual Business Showcase.... more


Santa Cruz CORE to celebrate second location

Santa Cruz CORE will celebrate its grand opening in Watsonville on Saturday with music, food and a charity raffle for a year of monthly massage. ... more

Giving music stores a chance

For almost a century, Jansen Music has been a staple in the music community, offering instruments, equipment, lessons and repair services.... more

Staying with Sumano’s

In 2012, Edgar Sumano made the decision to come to Watsonville and begin working at his father’s bakery.... more

Delta Charter High School at Cabrillo College STUDENT SPOTLIGHT!

Michael Jaquias can often be found strumming guitar outside of Delta High School on the Cabrillo campus. He is the unofficial greeter for his peers in the Real World Linked Learning program where students earn their high school diploma while taking classes at Cabrillo and exploring careers. Since enrolling in the Real World last fall, Michael says he has found a school “family” where teacher, Maria Hastings, both supports and challenges her students. Delta Charter High School equips students with the skills necessary to graduate from high school, go on to higher education, and contribute positively to society. You can meet Michael and the other Real World students at an information night on Tuesday, Dec. 5 at 7 p.m. on the Cabrillo Campus, building 1190. Give us a call at 477-5212 for more information or visit our website at ... more

PALMA SCHOOL | OPEN HOUSE | Sunday, November 5, 12-2

This Sunday Palma School will be hosting an Open House at 919 Iverson Street, Salinas. Palma is a private, college-preparatory Catholic school for boys grades 7 through 12.... more

Seascape Village Fitness

Seascape Village Fitness believes in creating a customized plan for you. Which bings you the results you are looking for. “We don’t believe in just turning you loose in the gym, leaving you feeling frustrated and abandoned.” A training coach will work with you each and every time you come in. ... more

Pajaro Valley Chamber of Commerce & Agriculture

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