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  1. On 75th anniversary, Watsonville remembers Japanese internmentRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Santa Cruz Sentinel

    WATSONVILLE >> On the 75th anniversary of President Franklin D. Roosevelt's Executive Order 9066 , which would send 120,000 people of Japanese ancestry - mostly Americans - to internment camps, members of the Santa Cruz County community gathered at Watsonville City Plaza Sunday evening to remember and to say, “never again.” Holding memorial candles and wearing replica identification tags similar to those worn by Japanese-Americans when they were processed for the camps, the crowd listened as community leaders invoked memories of the World War II-era civil injustices and warned of unsettling similarities to current U.S. events.

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  2. Schools reel from absences amid loud protests in WatsonvilleRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 16 | Santa Cruz Sentinel

    Watsonville Brown Berets member Juan Reyna hoists a Mexican Flag during a Day Without Immigrants rally at Watsonville Plaza on Thursday afternoon. The event was a boycott of immigration policies by President Donald Trump and response to federal raids Monday in Santa Cruz County.

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  3. This Week in the Garden: Waiting out the rain, thinking about springRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 16 | Santa Cruz Sentinel

    As I write this, the sun is finally shining, and the immediate forecast is for a few days with no rain. But the soil is too saturated to dig, more rain is in the pipeline and gardeners all over the area are getting cabin fever.

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  4. Armed Pajaro-area homicide suspect arrested after standoffRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 15 | Santa Cruz Sentinel

    MOSS LANDING >> After a multihour search and an hour-long standoff, Monterey County sheriff's deputies arrested an armed man on a rural property between Pajaro Dunes and Moss Landing on Wednesday in connection with a homicide. Jose Quezada Estrada, 39, surrendered to sheriff's deputies on the 1100 block of Trafton Road after a search that included two California Highway Patrol helicopters, a Monterey County Sheriff's Department spotter plane, two K-9 units and numerous law enforcement personnel.

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  5. Public demands sanctuary city assurances from Watsonville city councilRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 14 | Santa Cruz Sentinel

    WATSONVILLE >> Although far less disruptive than the 100 protesters who halted Santa Cruz's city council meeting earlier in the evening, South County community members also addressed the previous day's Department of Homeland Security raids at the Watsonville City Council meeting Tuesday. Monday's multi-agency criminal enforcement operation , which included more than 200 federal and local law enforcement personnel, resulted in arrests in Watsonville, Santa Cruz and Daly City and the federal indictment of 10 men believed to be associated with the Mara Salvatrucha, or MS-13, transnational gang.

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  6. Boys lacrosse: MTAL may ax season due to lack of refereesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 14 | Santa Cruz Sentinel

    Barring a sudden turn of events, the Mission Trail Athletic League boys lacrosse season will be canceled this spring because of a lack of certified lacrosse officials. “This is very serious,” MTAL commissioner Tim McCarthy said.

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  7. Photo of the Day: Keep on bookingRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 14 | Santa Cruz Sentinel

    Amanda Jackson Miller reads with her son Caleb, 5, at a “Reading Flash Mob” at Bookshop Santa Cruz Tuesday afternoon. The Live Like Coco Foundation, a Santa Cruz-based nonprofit, and the Santa Cruz Playground Project launched a series of 5 “Reading Flash Mob” fundraisers to fund literacy panels at Leo's Haven, the county's first playground for children of all abilities.

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  8. Santa Cruz Womena s March group evolves into long-term effortRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 13 | Santa Cruz Sentinel

    SANTA CRUZ >> Organizers who put together the one-day Women's March Santa Cruz County are taking the first steps toward becoming a continuing agent of change. The newly renamed Santa Cruz County Women's Action group's first concrete action will be straight forward, even as it delves into political controversy.

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  9. Letters, Feb. 14, 2017: Give her a break, the job cana t be easyRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 13 | Santa Cruz Sentinel

    Just like in the circus, it's a messy job, but someone's got to walk behind the elephant. But it's gotten to the point where we need someone with a shovel to walk behind the person who walks behind the elephant.

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  10. UCSCa s Delena Padilla brings her experience with loss to her work with HospiceRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Feb 12 | Santa Cruz Sentinel

    Santa Cruz story: Graduated from Hillsdale High School in San Mateo, wanting to pursue pre-med. “Santa Cruz was one of my options, along with UC Davis,” she said.

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  11. Coast Lines, Feb. 13, 2017: Sons of Italy lodge offers scholarshipRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Feb 12 | Santa Cruz Sentinel

    Applications are now available for the Order Sons of Italy in America Watsonville Lodge No. 2016 Scholarships to high school seniors.

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  12. Watsonville man killed in vehicle rolloverRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Feb 12 | Santa Cruz Sentinel

    WATSONVILLE >> A 60-year-old Watsonville man was killed when the vehicle he was driving rolled over on his ranch's private road Saturday. The man, who remains unidentified, and two male passengers were ejected from the vehicle when the driver overcorrected on a hairpin turn on the long driveway leading from his house to Silliman Road, according to the California Highway Patrol.

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  13. Santa Cruz County to marry couples TuesdayRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 11 | Santa Cruz Sentinel

    Santa Cruz >> Santa Cruz County officials will celebrate Valentine's Day by performing wedding ceremonies at the County Government Center. The event will start at 9:30 a.m. Tuesday - with weddings held every 30 minutes - and continue until 8 p.m. For a fee of $100, couples can get married at the center, 701 Ocean St. Weddings will be held in the fifth floor conference room, which will have room for 20 guests and feature food and decorations donated by area businesses.

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  14. Dan Haifley, Our Ocean Backyard: CEO got an education outdoors, now encourages others to do sameRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 11 | Santa Cruz Sentinel

    The great outdoors, including the wetlands, ocean waters, forests and meadows that surround us, is also the original classroom where we learned basic skills for thousands of years. Today, the science, math and literacy that students learn from textbooks inside their classes is enhanced by what students interact with in a structured, hands-on learning program in an outdoor setting.

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  15. Letters, Feb. 11, 2017: McConnella s actions make confirmation process shamRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 10 | Santa Cruz Sentinel

    As a citizen of this country I was under the impression that in the process of considering an individual for a secretarial position, it is normal practice to bring forth any evidence that may enhance or discourage the individual's approval. Mitch McConnell's silencing of Elizabeth Warren is completely unacceptable and smacks of a dictatorship.

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  16. Santa Cruz faces another rainy weekRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 6 | Santa Cruz Sentinel

    The mudslide blocking Highway 152- Hecker Pass Road - covers both lanes between Watsonville and Gilroy. SANTA CRUZ >> A landslide blocked Highway 152 at Hecker Pass on the eve of another atmospheric river slated to drench the Santa Cruz Mountains Tuesday.

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  17. Volunteers to add native plants in Watsonville wetlands SaturdayRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 6 | Santa Cruz Sentinel

    Struve Slough in Watsonville was busy with activity in February 2016 as volunteers tended the land during the World Wetlands Day celebration. Watsonville >> The City of Watsonville and Watsonville Wetlands Watch are planning a volunteer-driven restoration event on Saturday to celebrate World Wetland Day, starting at 10 a.m. at the Upper Struve Slough Trail.

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  18. Name Dropping: Kindness comes easy to these kidsRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 4 | Santa Cruz Sentinel

    The kindness was flowing as students from Holy Cross School and Good Shepherd Catholic School recently created hand-written and hand-drawn cards for patients at Dominican Hospital. The messages were inspired by the annual Great Kindness Challenge , and aimed at lifting the spirits of patients in the Acute Rehabilitation Unit.

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  19. Watsonville churchgoersa cars, belongings stolen during servicesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 3 | Santa Cruz Sentinel

    WATSONVILLE >> The Rev. Joseph Paradayil has been working like a security guard - installing surveillance cameras, replacing locks, filing incident reports - the last 12 months at Our Lady Help of Christians Catholic Church in Watsonville.

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  20. Planning underway while Santa Cruz County awaits Measure D sales tax revenueRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 2 | Santa Cruz Sentinel

    WATSONVILLE >> Though impacts of Santa Cruz County's new voter-approved “self-help” transportation tax have not yet translated into a bustling regional rail trail or filled-in potholes, Regional Transportation Commission staff members said Thursday that much is going on behind the scenes. Revenue from the new tax will not begin flowing in to Regional Transportation Commission coffers until July, and the county Elections Office and Board of Equalization will take their cuts of the profit first.

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