Las Cafeteras Benefit Show for Local College Bound Students


A group of musicians heralding from southern California, Las Cafeteras, will perform a benefit concert on January 30 at The Mello Center for the Performing Arts in Watsonville. Proceeds from the show will benefit the Pajaro Valley Unified School District (PVUSD) College Bound Scholarship Fund. Playing a uniquely East LA sound that incorporates a mix…

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Watsonville Fly-In & Airshow


The 50th anniversary of the Watsonville Fly-In & Airshow is on October 10-12 at the Watsonville Municipal Airport. The festivities start on Friday when spectators can watch the weekend’s star players, the aircraft, “fly-in” to the airport all day until 4:30pm. On Friday evening, the airshow hosts a traditional Spaghetti dinner followed by a special…

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Local Arts Icon Ralph Peduto Dies


Ralph Peduto, a local writer, actor and director, has died. Peduto leaves behind a legacy that included roles in Mrs. Doubtfire, Patch Adams and The Rock. In Santa Cruz, he was just as well-known for his work in local theater, his generous personality and his warm smile. He succumbed to leukemia Monday—just 12 days after…

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Letters to the Editor, Apr 2 – Apr 8

Friend of a Friend Re: “Deep Web” (<a href=" I’m just catching up with your stories on Tim Goncharoff, and it reminds me of the fact that he and I are Facebook friends. As an entertainer, I have something close to 3000 “friends” on FB, and I don’t do much in the way of filtering…

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