Opinion

Letters to the Editor, April 20

Letters to the Editor, April 20, 2018... more

 

Jeff Hao, April 20: Stopping childhood sexual abuse in its tracks

On Sunday, Survivors Healing Center will host the Second Annual Caring 4 Kids Rhythm Event, in conjunction with the City of Watsonville’s Earth Day/Day of the Child.... more

Letter to the Editor, April 12: Hanamatsuri Festival a success

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Movie Review: 'Blockers' is a nice surprise — butt-chugging and all

“Blockers” is a sometimes raunchy, overly slapstick comedy in the vain of “The 40 Year Old Virgin,” “Superbad” and “American Pie.” And like those classic comedies, director Kay Cannon’s coming-of-age story not only has plenty of a laughs, but it also oozes heart and asks several interesting questions, including an extremely timely challenge to the double standard placed on women. It’s fun and funny — yes, they are different things — while also not being too preachy.... more

Letter to the Editor, April 10: Need new leadership for South County

Letter to the Editor, April 10, 2018... more

 

Pat Fohrman, April 7: A private initiative to solve a very public problem

At the March 13 meeting of the Watsonville City Council, prominent business people, Sherry Dang and Kirk DiCicco, outlined for the City Council a project that they have been engaged in over the past eight years, helping one homeless person at a time find stability and a way back to self-reliance and self-respect by providing jobs, positive reinforcement and training.... more

Watsonville mayor's update, April 2018

Watsonville mayor's update, April 2018... more

Letters to the Editor, April 7: Will we ever see equality in wages?

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Letter to the Editor, April 5: Look at both sides of rail issue

Letter to the Editor, April 5, 2018... more

Letters to the Editor, April 3: Great work, Watsonville PD

Letters to the Editor, April 3, 2018... more

 

From the editor's desk, April 3: On to the next 150 years

March, an exhausting month characterized by 150th anniversary celebrations, is now behind us.... more

 

Marc Pimentel, Faris Sabbah and Dori Rose Inda, March 29: Attacks on unions undermine community healthcare

Unions have been a path to economic security for many Americans and in particular, have ensured those benefits reach minority workers.... more

Letter to the Editor, March 27: Republicans, please help

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Letters to the Editor, Feb. 17: Thank you, Robert Avila-Arce

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Johanna Miller, Feb. 13: Making amends with Valentine’s Day

I was supposed to be born on Valentine’s Day. About eight months into my mother’s pregnancy, her doctor announced that Feb. 14 was her most likely due date.... more

 

From the editor's desk, Feb. 13: Bearing the brunt of jury duty

In July, I received a dreaded piece of mail: a summons for jury duty.... more

Letters to the Editor, Feb. 13: Retirement problems falling on taxpayers

Letters to the Editor, Feb. 13, 2018... more

Letters to the Editor, Feb. 6: A New Year’s wish

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Charles Montoya, Feb. 3: Past accomplishments, future challenges

As we embark on Watsonville’s 150th birthday, I would like to take a moment to reflect on what the City Council, staff and community partners have accomplished over the last two years and look forward to the year ahead.... more

Letter to the Editor, Feb. 3: Rail is a vital transportation asset

Letter to the Editor, Feb. 3, 2018... more

 

From the editor's desk, Jan. 30: A look at 2018’s calendar

The Pajaro Valley Chamber of Commerce and Agriculture’s annual awards dinner is always a night of celebration, socializing and bad jokes.... more

Letters to the Editor, Jan. 30: Setting the record straight

Letters to the Editor, Jan. 30, 2018... more

Letters to the Editor, Jan. 27: Spend local, support our businesses

Letters to the Editor, Jan. 27, 2018... more

Letters to the Editor, Jan. 25: Time to rethink Trump’s tenure

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Letters to the Editor, Jan. 23: Build a wall that attracts

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From the editor's desk, Jan. 16: Some goals for the council in 2018

When the Watsonville City Council meets for the first time in 2018 Tuesday night, it will mark the beginning of another year of decisions that will shape the community far into the future. Here is what I hope to see the council achieve over the year.... more

Watsonville Mayor's Update, January 2018

Watsonville Mayor's Update, January 2018... more

Letters to the Editor, Jan. 16: Where’s the ice-man?

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Andrew Mills: Marching for justice

This Monday, at 11 a.m., Santa Cruz Police and the Santa Cruz chapter of the NAACP will march shoulder-to-shoulder as we honor Dr. King — the man who inspired that Selma march and ignited a transformation of American society.... more

 

From the editor's desk, Jan. 9: Stay home if you are sick, please

The flu season this year is shaping up to be worse than normal, as I can attest to.... more

Letters to the Editor, Jan. 9: Join weekly protest

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Letters to the Editor policy

The Register-Pajaronian welcomes letters. Letters and columns may be dropped off or mailed to the Register-Pajaronian, 100 Westridge Drive, Watsonville, CA 95076.... more