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RTC’s June Special Meeting Highlights

RTC’s June Special Meeting Highlights

Measure D Five-Year Program of Projects The RTC approved the five-year programs of projects for Measure D regional investment categories and projects, which includes funds to: Accelerate development of auxiliary lanes and bicycle/pedestrian crossings on Highway 1 Construction and maintenance of sections of the Monterey Bay Sanctuary Scenic Trail Network (MBSST)-Rail Trail in Santa Cruz, Live […]

Who’s Caring for the Children?

Who’s Caring for the Children?

“The expectation that we can be immersed in suffering and loss daily and not be touched by it is as unrealistic as expecting to be able to walk through water without getting wet.”  — Rachel Naomi Remen Imagine a community of people — doctors, nurses, parents, social workers, educators — who compassionately care for children […]

RTC’s June Special Meeting Highlights

RTC’s June Special Meeting Highlights

Measure D Five-Year Program of Projects The RTC approved the five-year programs of projects for Measure D regional investment categories and projects, which includes funds to: Accelerate development of auxiliary lanes and bicycle/pedestrian crossings on Highway 1 Construction and maintenance of sections of the Monterey Bay Sanctuary Scenic Trail Network (MBSST)-Rail Trail in Santa Cruz, Live […]

Sculpture Is: In the Garden 2018

Sculpture Is: In the Garden 2018

Exhibit Dates: June 1 – October 31, 2018 Sculpture Is: In the Garden 2018 marks Pajaro Valley Arts’ twelfth sculpture exhibit in partnership with Sierra Azul Nursery & Gardens in Watsonville, CA. The jurors, Susana Arias and Jeff Rosendale, selected over 80 sculptures created by more than 40 artists and collaborators. Visit the stunning two-acre […]

PVUSD Reading Challenges a Success!

PVUSD Reading Challenges a Success!

The end of the school year reading challenge using Step by Step, Growing Together/Paso a Paso, Creciendo Juntos, was a success! Using this bilingual early literacy app, in the 1-month duration of the challenge, PVUSD youngest students have read 28,561,399 million words. Congratulations to the following students for being inspired reading leaders in their categories: […]

Cesar Chavez: Major Modernization Projects This Summer

Cesar Chavez: Major Modernization Projects This Summer

WATSONVILLE — Improved facilities that support a positive student learning environments is a top goal in the Pajaro Valley Unified School District’s Local Control Funding Formula (LCFF). The community’s support of Measure L has provided funds to support a major portion of the expected projects. Beginning mid-June and expected to end early August, Cesar Chavez […]

Watsonville 5th Grader Wins Award 

Watsonville 5th Grader Wins Award 

National Invention Convention and Entrepreneurship Expo Mateo Torres, a 10-year-old student from Watsonville, CA won the Smart Audio, Cool Cars Award, presented by HARMAN, for his invention “Hearing Buddy” at the National Invention Convention and Entrepreneurship Expo (NICEE). Torres was among 437 student inventors from twenty states and two countries. The 3rd Annual National Invention Convention and […]

Elkhorn Slough Scientist Earns Award for Research

Elkhorn Slough Scientist Earns Award for Research

MOSS LANDING — On May 9, Kerstin Wasson, Ph.D., Research Coordinator for the Elkhorn Slough National Estuarine Research Reserve (ESNERR) received the 2018 National Wetlands Award for Science Research presented by the Environmental Law Institute in a ceremony at the U.S. Botanic Gardens in Washington, D.C. The prestigious award recognizes Dr. Wasson’s extraordinary commitment to […]

MVCS 2018 Valedictorian and Salutatorian

MVCS 2018 Valedictorian and Salutatorian

Submitted by Dave Johnson Monte Vista Christian School announced its Valedictorian and Salutatorian for 2018. Valedictorian is Jude Clymer of Watsonville; and Salutatorian is Matthew Olson of Scotts Valley. ••• Jude Clymer of Watsonville is the 2018 Valedictorian and has been at MVC 4 years. He participated in Drama, Speech and Debate, Disc Golf, Political […]

James Carl Aschbacher

James Carl Aschbacher

October 9, 1951 ~ April 25, 2018   It is with heavy hearts that the Pajaro Valley Arts says goodbye to our dear friend James, who left this earth with a suddenness that created a huge hole in our community. Board President Adrienne Momi wrote “James was a very important part of our PVA family, not only a Board […]

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