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Southern Resident Orcas Receive Oregon Endangered Species Protections
PORTLAND, Ore., February 16, 2024 — The Oregon Fish and Wildlife Commission voted today to protect Southern Resident orcas under the state’s Endangered Species Act, responding to a February 2023 p...
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The Watsonville City Council will decide whether to grant a special use permit, a zoning change and a general plan amendment for Ceiba College Preparatory Academy.
The city’s newest residential development broke ground Feb. 17, nearly five years after it was originally approved by the city council.
The city of Watsonville bade goodbye to three outgoing members on Tuesday, two of them longtime leaders with decades of combined experience between them.
WATSONVILLE—The Watsonville City Council approved a trio of contracts for significant impending roadway and planning work on Nov. 15. The largest contract of the four is a $4.2 million agreement with Gilroy-based McKim Corporation for the long-awaited reconstruction of Freedom Boulevard between Alta Vista Avenue and Green Valley Road. That project will reconstruct more than [...]
WATSONVILLE—Felipe Hernandez and Ari Parker have established large leads on their respective competitors and will likely capture key political seats in South County, updated results released Wednesday by the Santa Cruz County Elections Department show. Hernandez, a former Watsonville mayor and current member of the Cabrillo College governing board, had a 1,341-vote advantage over Jimmy [...]
The race for the District 7 seat on the Watsonville City Council has been the tightest contest in the county. Current rep Ari Parker and former Watsonville mayor Nancy Bilicich are separated by a mere 10 votes.
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Nov. 8, 2022 election results for Watsonville City Council
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Proponents of competing urban growth measures say they have the key to building a better community.
As Election Day approaches, a snapshot of where Santa Cruz County races stand.
Residents express priorities for candidates in the Nov. 8 local election.
Watsonville Mayor Ari Parker started the City Council’s questioning of a $25 million reimaging of downtown Watsonville’s street landscape. The people she’s talked to are “very worried.”
Kristal Salcido says that she had planned to spend the final weeks of her race for a council seat walking door-to-door throughout Watsonville’s Fourth District.
Two weeks into the candidate nomination period for the Nov. 8 election, several familiar names have surfaced. This includes former mayor and councilwoman Nancy Bilicich.
Five candidates have pulled papers to possibly run for Watsonville City Council, an election that will see major turnover in South County leadership.
When Watsonville voters head to the polls in November they will choose between two ballot measures concerning the future of the city.
In a special meeting as unpredictable as it was tense, the City Council could not come to a consensus on a deal that would have made a minor alteration to a critical ballot measure for the Nov. 8 election.
The Watsonville City Council got a first look at a half-cent sales tax which, if approved by voters in the Nov. 8 election, would fund city parks, recreation programs and road repair.
The Watsonville City Council at its Tuesday night meeting solidified its decision to implement a new fee on development projects that would fund the arts in Watsonville. Soon, developers seeking to create commercial and residential projects will have to pay 0.75% of their project’s valuation, with a cap of $75,000. The proceeds will go into [...]
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