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Pilch Receives Community Hero Award

Pilch Receives Community Hero Award

Watsonville Wetlands Watch News On November 20th, our Executive Director, Jonathan Pilch, was awarded a Community Assessment Project (CAP) Community Hero Award. CAP is a multi-year initiative to measure and improve the quality of life in Santa Cruz County that is sponsored by the United Way of Santa Cruz County and the Community Foundation of Santa […]

PVUSD Launches Bilingual Early Literacy Initiative

PVUSD Launches Bilingual Early Literacy Initiative

Pajaro Valley Unified School District Superintendent of Schools, Dr. Michelle Rodriguez, is hosting a National Literacy Summit and Press Conference on Monday, December 4, 2017, from 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. at Watsonville Public Library, 275 Main Street, Watsonville. Dr. Rodriguez will unveil the Paso a Paso, Crediendo Juntos, a free District-wide English and Spanish […]

Soroptimist International Of Watsonville says “Thank You” To its “Great Gatsby” Donors

Soroptimist International Of Watsonville says “Thank You” To its “Great Gatsby” Donors

$5,000.00 PLATINUM DONOR Anonymous $1,000.00 GOLD DONORS Anonymous Deluxe Foods • Edmund and Sonia Duran • Louis and Geneva Ivanovich • Steve and Diane Pereira • Fatima Jewelers $500.00 BRONZE DONORS Bailey Properties • Dr. Nancy Bilicich • Cal Giant • Donald Driscoll • Driscoll Family Farms • Ganzerla & Associates • Harrison’s Color Corner […]

A Perfect Holiday Gift

A Perfect Holiday Gift

Nutcracker Suite at the Henry Mello Center in Watsonville Dec 16, 2:00 p.m. & 7:00 p.m. – Dec 17, 1:30 p.m. & 4:30 p.m. What could be a more perfect Holiday gift to yourself, your friends, and your family then to devote a crisp December day to seeing the exquisite local production of The Nutcracker Suite […]

Graduates, Focus Agriculture Class XXVIII

Graduates, Focus Agriculture Class XXVIII

November brings graduation to the locally based national award-winning Focus Agriculture program. A ceremony and reception was held at the Pajaro Valley Historical Association’s Bockius-Orr house on Beach Street in Watsonville on Friday for Class XXVIII of the Focus Agriculture program. Focus Agriculture, a program of the organization Agri-Culture is a “first-in-the-nation” program that allows community leaders to learn firsthand about […]

PVCCA Annual Awards Honorees

PVCCA Annual Awards Honorees

The Pajaro Valley Chamber of Commerce and Agriculture announced it’s award winners from 2017 and will present the awards at it’s annual dinner on Saturday, Jan. 27, 2018. The theme of this year’s event is “The Pajaro Valley: History in the Making.” The dinner takes place at the Fairgrounds and will be a semi-formal event. Tickets […]

Aromas Holiday Art Festival

Aromas Holiday Art Festival

Like Santa’s Workshop, The Mood is Warm and Friendly Exciting but cozy, artsy but practical, it’s snow time at the up-dated old Aromas Grange. The Aromas Hills Artisans are putting on their annual Holiday Art Festival Saturday and Sunday, November 18 and 19, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Bring your friends and family over the […]

Second Harvest Food Bank Sending Aid

Second Harvest Food Bank Sending Aid

Care Packages On The Way To Victims of North Bay Wildfires With donations from PG&E and Kaiser Permanente, Second Harvest Food Bank Santa Cruz County is sending 200 care packages equating to 3,000 meals to residents affected by the fires in Napa and Sonoma counties. A donation from PG&E funded the food purchases, which employees […]

News from Watsonville Wetlands Watch

News from Watsonville Wetlands Watch

Saturday, October 28 Community Restoration We invite you to help restore wetland habitat as part of our fourth Saturday Community Restoration events. We will work from 9 a.m. to noon, and we always make time for birding or a short hike around the wetlands. We supply the gloves, tools, and yummy snacks. ••• Tuesday, November 14 Presentation: The […]

Pajaro River Levee Project Ramps Up

Pajaro River Levee Project Ramps Up

Spurred by several events over the past year, including project advocacy by Santa Cruz and Monterey counties and Congressman Jimmy Panetta, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has reinvigorated and accelerated the Federal Flood Risk Reduction Project on the Pajaro River, with the ultimate goal of improving levee protection for local homes and businesses. The […]

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