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Watsonville man recovering after stabbing, robbery near high school

Crime and news – Kron4 Jul 31: WATSONVILLE — Police are looking for 2 suspects after an assault and robbery at a high school in Watsonville Sat evening. (more…)

Police in Watsonville arrested a car burglar during an attempt

Crime – Kron4 Jul 31: WATSONVILLE — Police jailed a 16-year-old boy Fri night after they caught him attempting to burglarize a car> parked in a Watsonville parking garage. (more…)

Births: Dominican, July 20-24; Sutter, July 8-23, 2016

Santacruzsentinel Jul 30: Renda: Jul 20, 12:53 in the afternoon to Jessica Marie and Matthew Casebere Renda, Watsonville, a 9-pound 3-ounce boy, Luke Michael… (more…)

Ocean Speedway: Sanders punches ticket Johnny Key Classic

Crime – Santacruzsentinel Jul 30: Where: Santa Cruz County Fairgrounds, 2601 East Lake Ave., Watsonville (more…)

Name Dropping: Kiwanis honor 65th wedding anniversary of member, and his 30 years of service

Finance – Santacruzsentinel Jul 30: Ashley Barragan of Watsonville, psychology;… (more…)

Granite reports bright quarter with net income up 47 percent, $3.8B project backlog

Finance – Long article from Santacruzsentinel Jul 29: HEADQUARTERS: 585 W. Beach Petersburg Watsonville. (more…)

Nobuko Hamai

Register-Pajaronian Jul 29: …loving mother, grandmother, dental assistant, friend and longtime resident of Watsonville, CA. passed away peacefully on Wed Jul 20 at her assisted living home in Roseville, CA. She was 92 years of age. (more…)

Breaking News
  • Local Roundup: Santa Cruz Red falls in opening game at West Zone Tournament

    Golf – Santacruzsentinel Jul 31: Torres earns hold >> Watsonville’s Carlos Torres earned his 6th hold of the season in the Milwaukee Brewers’ 5-3 win over the Pittsburgh Pirates in Major League Baseball action. (more…)

  • Vallejo area the country’s hottest real estate market — again

    News and real estate – Timesheraldonline Jul 29: The biggest gainers are Yuba City, Santa Cruz-Watsonville, Colo. Springs, Colo. and Columbus, O. Oh. which moved up fourteen seven, 6 and 5 spots, respectively. (more…)

  • Letters, July 29, 2016: Keep politics out of Scotts Valley theater

    Santacruzsentinel Jul 28: — Vivian Yonts, Watsonville (more…)

  • YouthSERVE hosts appreciation event for youth volunteers

    Santacruzsentinel Jul 23: WATSONVILLE >> Watsonville got help from its youth for the past 6 weeks, with 34 volunteers fanning out to nonprofits across the city. (more…)

  • Santa Cruz patriots group celebrates 100 years

    Santacruzsentinel Jul 23: Today, the nonprofit’s mission is threefold: education, historical preservation and patriotism, stated Watsonville resident Ann Lauten Fay, the Santa Cruz chapter’s regent. (more…)

  • Earl Layne

    Register-Pajaronian Jul 22: WATSONVILLE — Earl Layne, a resident of Watsonville, died on Wed Wed Jun 29 He was 87. Mr. Layne was born Tue May 14 1929 to Curtis and Verna Layne. (more…)

  • James Gray

    Register-Pajaronian Jul 22: He was 78. He was born to Alfred and Atha Gray in Watsonville, where he spent his youth. (more…)

  • Ninon Powles

    Register-Pajaronian Jul 22: She was a 1982 graduate of Watsonville High School. (more…)

  • Joyce Upson

    Register-Pajaronian Jul 22: WATSONVILLE — Joyce Upson, a Watsonville native, died peacefully on Wed Wed Jul 6 She was 86. She was proud of her 50-plus years as a bookkeeper and was an avid crafter in retirement but her actual joy was her family. (more…)

  • A show of support

    Register-Pajaronian Jul 20: WATSONVILLE — 3 days after 3 police officers were gunned down in Baton Rouge, La., and nearly 2 weeks after 5 were killed by gunfire in Dallas, TX a group of Watsonville community organizers thanked local officers for… (more…)

  • Two file for city council race

    Politics – Register-Pajaronian Jul 20: WATSONVILLE — 2 days after candidates could begin filing for the Nov election, 2 Watsonville residents submitted paperwork to run for city council Wednesday. (more…)

  • Gabriel Joseph Pastore

    Register-Pajaronian Jul 20: Keywords: Gabriel Joe Pastore, Mehl’s Colonial Chapel, watsonville, memorial, obituary, funeral, death… (more…)

Watsonville (Block5)

Leopoldo Martinez Sr

Register-Pajaronian Jul 6: WATSONVILLE — Leopoldo O. Martinez Senior died at Watsonville Community Hospital on Sat Sat Jul 2 He was 79. Mr. Martinez was born in Iramuco, Guanajuato, Mexico to Esteban and Elodia Martinez. (more…)

SJSU Professors Explore Identities in 'Migratory Cultures'

Culture – Metroactive Jul 6: Lasser and Hobbs previously screened Migratory Cultures at the Pajaro Valley Arts Gallery in Watsonville and onto the Sunset Magazine building in Jack London Square in Oakland. (more…)

Community shows spirit

Register-Pajaronian Jul 4: WATSONVILLE — Vicki Gonzalez came to middle of the city Watsonville at 5:30 Mon morning, where she set up a row of chairs along Main Street. (more…)


Ruth Morris

Register-Pajaronian Jul 1: WATSONVILLE — Ruth Carolyn Morris died peacefully surrounded by her family at her residence on Sat Sat Jun 25 She was 85. Mrs. (more…)


Police investigate shooting in Watsonville

Crime – Kron4 Jul 2: WATSONVILLE — Police in Watsonville Sat morning are investigating a shooting incident that occurred Friday. (more…)


Johnnie Lopez

Register-Pajaronian Jul 1: WATSONVILLE — Johnnie Lopez, a resident of Watsonville, died on Tue Tue Jun 28 He was 81. Mr. Lopez was born in La Junta, CO on Wed Jan 16 1935 He lived in Watsonville most of his life. (more…)


Local Roundup: Vanderstoep, Cal crew fall short at Henley Royal Regatta in U.K

Golf and sport – Comprehensive coverage in Santacruzsentinel Jul 3: The Watsonville native and Aptos High alum had a walk and 2 strikeouts, lowering his ERA to 3.29. (more…)


1 Killed, 2 Hurt In Separate Motorcycle Crashes Near Gilroy

Traffic and crime – Sanfrancisco Cbslocal Jul 3: A passenger on a bike died in a collision that was first reported at 2:30 in the afternoon on state Hwy 152 at Watsonville Road. (more…)


Santa Cruz County authorities outline road closures, fireworks fines for Independence Day weekend

Crime, traffic and news – Lengthy story in Santacruzsentinel Jul 1: Authorities in Watsonville, Santa Cruz and unincorporated areas of the county also plan to enforce fines of $1,000 or more for fireworks possession. (more…)


Corralitos woman rekindles friendship with goose

Health – Santacruzsentinel Jul 2: Robin disappeared more than a year ago, Pettigrew at one point feared the goose had been taken by coyotes or migrated elsewhere, until the 2 were reunited a 30 days ago at Pinto Lake, north of Watsonville. (more…)


Collision servers utility support pole

Traffic and crime – Kron4 Jul 2: WATSONVILLE — Police in Watsonville Sat morning are investigating a hit-and-run collision involving a car> that severed a utility support pole. (more…)