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USFWS Grants $1M for Slough Restoration

USFWS Grants $1M for Slough Restoration

Second Phase Will Effect an Additional 63 Acres of Coastal Habitat On May 8, the United States Fish and Wildlife Service (USFWS) announced $1 million in federal funds will go to the California Coastal Conservancy to support a second round of critical coastal wetland restoration at Elkhorn Slough through the National Coastal Wetlands Conservation Grant […]

Hazelwood Park Project Is Done

Hazelwood Park Project Is Done

On Friday May 3rd, Rolling Hills Middle School students and school administrators, City of Watsonville staff and officials, Watsonville Wetlands Watch, and neighbors celebrated the opening of the new trail and neighborhood greening project within Hazelwood Park, a neighborhood pocket park next to Rolling Hills school. Working alongside City of Watsonville and Watsonville Wetlands Watch […]

Mother’s Day Run/Walk for Shelter 2019!

Mother’s Day Run/Walk for Shelter 2019!

Pajaro Valley Shelter Services presents the 35th Annual Mother’s Day Run/Walk for Shelter on Sunday, May 12th, 2019, at Ramsay Park in Watsonville. For 34 years, the community of Watsonville has supported our run/walk to ensure the continuation of services for homeless families. The race is PVSS’ biggest fundraising event. The first one was held in […]

Movable Murals: Celebrating Watsonville’s Culture & History

Movable Murals: Celebrating Watsonville’s Culture & History

Presented by Pajaro Valley Arts and the City of Watsonville Exhibit Dates: July 4, 2019 – Approximately May 31, 2020 250 Main Street, Watsonville • Deadline May 6, 2019 Movable Murals is a joint project of PVA and the City of Watsonville, which provides outdoor, semi-permanent hanging space for muralists and artists utilizing digital media and/or painting […]

Sixteenth Annual “Day on the Farm”

Sixteenth Annual “Day on the Farm”

Presented by the Ag History Project Bring your family, friends and your neighbors to the 16th Annual Day on the Farm event at the Santa Cruz County Fairgrounds on May 11th from 10 a.m.–3 p.m. The local 4-H clubs will be hosting their annual Spring Fair. This action-packed day is admission free. The Agricultural History […]

Lynda Leigh wins CASA Cesar E. Chavez Award

Lynda Leigh wins CASA Cesar E. Chavez Award

CASA of Santa Cruz County is proud to announce that Lynda Leigh, a long-time CASA volunteer Advocate has won the Cesar E. Chavez Award in the Adult Role Model category. The awards ceremony will be on March 28, 6:00 p.m. in the City of Watsonville Community Room, 275 Main Street, Fourth Floor. All community members […]

Former CEO Donates $25K to Salud

Former CEO Donates $25K to Salud

Sister Julie Hyer, OP, former CEO of Dominican Hospital for over 22 years, and former CEO of Salud Para La Gente for two and a half years, delivered a donation of $25,000 to Salud Para La Gente (Salud) on behalf of Lifeguard Charitable Fund to support oral health for children and their families. Sister Julie Hyer describes this donation […]

2019 AG Talk Series

2019 AG Talk Series

Presented by the Agricultural History Project of Santa Cruz County Thursday, Mar 21 • 6:30 p.m. • Codiga Center & Museum The spring AG Talk Series features talks by members of the Pajaro Valley Agricultural Community with stories to share of the history, challenges, successes and efforts to preserve the values, culture and agricultural lifestyle […]

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