Santa Cruz Reggae Concert Honors Marley Legacy

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On what would have been reggae legend and humanitarian Bob Marley’s 70th birthday, the One Love Foundation is hosting a day-long concert with “conscious” artists at The Catalyst in downtown Santa Cruz as part of the organization’s weekend celebration of Marley’s legacy, which continues to inspire people around the world decades after his death in…

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Annieglass wins Green accolade at ARTS Awards

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Local luxury glassware company, Annieglass, was presented with a Green Award for Eco-sustainability at the 26th Annual ARTS Awards in Texas earlier this month in recognition of the environmentally-conscious practices that go into producing their range of functional and decorative glassware for the home. The Watsonville-based firm, founded more than 32 years ago by artist…

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Watsonville Fly-In & Airshow

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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

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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="http://www.santacruz.com/articles/tim_goncharoffs_political_puppet_show.html): 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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