Leaving a Legacy
In the 1985 Watsonville Canning Strike, the longest national strike of its time, nearly 2,000 workers walked out of the cannery. It marked its 30th anniversary on Oct. 15. Former strikers, elected officials and community members gathered at the Watsonville Senior Center to commemorate the…
Watsonville Protests Company’s Bid for Wall
About 150 residents gathered in Watsonville Plaza on Tuesday to protest Granite Construction, a company that recently bid to be one of the companies contracted to build President Donald Trump’s proposed wall on the southern border. Bidders must submit their final proposals by March 10….
Santa Cruz County Women’s March Photo Gallery
Board of Supervisors Approve $25 Million Jail Expansion Proposal
The Santa Cruz Board of Supervisors approved the proposal presented by local jail officials asking for a $24.8 million state grant. Santa Cruz County Jail officials are asking for the grant in order to add more beds and job training programs as well as reduce recidivism rates at Rountree Detention Center — a medium-security jail in Watsonville.