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Monterey Bay Rose Society Presents Free Rose Pruning Classes

Monterey Bay Rose Society Presents Free Rose Pruning Classes

The Monterey Bay Rose Society has scheduled Rose Care and Pruning Classes for the months of January and February. The classes are taught by ARS Certified Consulting Rosarians, eager to share their years of rose growing experience. The classes last about 2 hours; handouts are provided, along with our membership information. Classes include pruning of rose […]

PVUSD Board Welcomes New Staff

PVUSD Board Welcomes New Staff

On Wednesday December 12, the Pajaro Valley Unified School District  Board of Trustees welcomed new staff and was happy to see that staff promoted from within. “Having effective leadership at PVUSD is key to ensuring that we continue to improve student achievement. Mr. Andrew Singleton, Mr. Harendra Goonetilleke and Mr. Burr Guthrie bring expertise that […]

Fatima’s Fine Jewelry

Fatima’s Fine Jewelry

A strong commitment to customers has helped Fatima’s Fine Jewelry in Watsonville succeed and grow over the last 20 years. The owners, Franco and Fatima, started their business with door-to-door jewelry sales in their local neighborhood. In January 1995, they moved into their first permanent location at the Watsonville Discount Mall. Fatima’s flourished at the […]

CDFW Awards $4.2 Million for Greenhouse Gas Reduction Grant Projects

CDFW Awards $4.2 Million for Greenhouse Gas Reduction Grant Projects

The California Department of Fish and Wildlife (CDFW) today announced the selection of three projects to restore wetlands that sequester greenhouse gases (GHGs) and provide other ecological co-benefits. The awards, totaling $4.2 million, were made under CDFW’s 2017 Wetlands Restoration for Greenhouse Gas Reduction Program Proposal Solicitation Notice. The Wetlands Restoration for Greenhouse Gas Reduction […]

PVUSD Offering Free Bus Driver Training Classes

PVUSD Offering Free Bus Driver Training Classes

Pajaro Valley Unified School District is offering free bus driving training classes that can lead to work in the Transportation Department. Our instructors will provide training to qualify for a commercial driver’s license and school bus driving certificate. These classes have a value of over $5,000. Classes are scheduled December 21, 22 and 23, from […]

I Can’t Fully Repay Them – But I’ll Try

I Can’t Fully Repay Them – But I’ll Try

16-Year-Old Cancer Patient Raises $5K for Jacob’s Heart A 16-year-old cancer patient is using his 4-H skills to raise $5,000 for Jacob’s Heart Children’s Cancer Support Services, an organization he says was invaluable to him as he battled his disease. “When I was going through treatment, it was a really rough time mentally,” said Andrew […]

K&D Landscape Wins Big

K&D Landscape Wins Big

In November K&D Landscape attended the statewide California Landscape Contractors Association (CLCA) in San Diego. K&D emerged as the up-and-coming company making big waves in the industry, taking first place in every division they entered! They are excited to spread the news with our community. On Friday, November 12th, the Executive Team from K&D Landscaping Inc. had […]

Home on the Grange!: Benefit Concert for PMR

Home on the Grange!: Benefit Concert for PMR

Saturday, November 17 from 11 a.m. – 2 p.m. Corralitos Grange Hall 165 Little Corral Way Watsonville. Get ready to fall in love! Santa Cruz’s very own Anthony Arya, an amazingly talented singer and current contestant on “The Voice” will be performing a benefit concert for Pregnant Mare Rescue. Not to be outdone, our beautiful […]

AHA Holiday Art Fair 2018

AHA Holiday Art Fair 2018

Saturday — Sunday, November 17 and 18, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Who says all craft shows and fairs are alike? Not this one. Aromas is not your typical town and the artists who live there are exceptional. Every year the Aromas Hills Artisans (AHA) come together with their creative artwork, paintings, carvings, pottery, jewelry, […]

Oysters Seeded in Elkhorn Slough

Oysters Seeded in Elkhorn Slough

California’s First Program to Restore Native Population Through Aquaculture On October 23, 2018, a new generation of Olympia oysters settled into their home on the tidal mudflats of the Elkhorn Slough National Estuarine Research Reserve. These oyster babies were raised at Moss Landing Marine Laboratories’ new Aquaculture Facility, with a grant from the Anthropocene Institute […]

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