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07/17/2024

Scotts Valley High alum Robert Hipwell took one step closer to getting into the “Big Leagues” after his name was called during the second day of the 2024 Major League Baseball Draft.

07/14/2024

Police on Sunday were looking for a man who escaped after leading them on a vehicle pursuit in a stolen pickup and a foot chase in Watsonville.

07/12/2024

The White Hawk Indian Council for Children—also known as Iztatutli—will host Xilonen, considered a day of preserving Indigenous Coming-of-Age Ceremony at Pinto Lake County Park on Saturday.

07/12/2024

Santa Cruz County Sheriff’s deputies are looking for three suspects that tied up two people in their Live Oak residence and held them at gunpoint while they stole several bags of belongings.

07/11/2024

Starting Monday, Aug. 15, motorists will encounter multiple lane closures in Watsonville on Main Street and East Lake Avenue (Highway 152). The work is a multi-tiered project.

07/11/2024

The annual Obon Festival will take place July 21 at the Watsonville Buddhist Temple.

07/11/2024

In the decade between 2013-23, volunteers and nonprofits picked up 439,358 cigarette butts from Santa Cruz County’s beaches and natural areas, accounting for a quarter of all litter found here.

07/11/2024

Riverside Drive was closed to traffic and two homes were evacuated Wednesday afternoon between Union  Street and Marchant Street after construction crews ruptured a natural gas line.

07/11/2024

Steve Okamura was a big contributor for kickstarting the annual Apple Cider Classic wrestling tournament at Watsonville High in 2010.

07/09/2024

Watsonville police arrested two men on July 4 after they were found with more than 4,500 pounds of illegal fireworks.

07/09/2024

The Santa Cruz Warriors announced July 8 that the 2024 NBA G League Fall Invitational will be held at Kaiser Permanente Arena in September.

07/08/2024

A little more than two decades ago, Becky Clark was one of the most passionate wrestlers to compete for Watsonville High. She made a name for herself after finishing runner-up at the California Interscholastic Federation State Wrestling Championships in 2001.

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