Annieglass wins Green accolade at ARTS Awards


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


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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