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Multi-Class Reunion for WHS hosted by Class of 1967

April 16, 2012 by Louita Berry (Register to contact)

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Multi-Class Reunion happening September 29, 2012 at the Cocoanut Grove Ballroom. Class of 1967 invites WHS and Mora HS Classes 1963 thru 1969. Contact Louita (Clemons)Berry for further information. *****@aol.com

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Coach Accused Of Soliciting Provocative Photos From Student  Watsonville, CA Patch

Coach Accused Of Soliciting 'Provocative' Photos - Watsonville, CA - Police said Pajaro Valley High School employee Matthew Davis, 36, was arrested ...



Martha Estelle Unruh  Register Pajaronian

Beloved mother, grandmother, great-grandmother and friend, Martha Estelle Unruh “Estelle” peacefully passed away at her son Larry's home in Concord, ...



Watsonville High students celebrate homecoming in annual downtown parade  Register Pajaronian

Students in the Advanced Via Individual Determination group enjoy their run in the downtown parade. Photo by Tarmo Hannula/Register-Pajaronian.



Pajaro Valley Unified investigates two Watsonville High teachers’ alleged conduct  Santa Cruz Sentinel

WATSONVILLE >> Pajaro Valley Unified School District authorities are investigating complaints made against at least two Watsonville High School teachers, ...



Students cry: 'Enough!'  Register Pajaronian

WATSONVILLE — The walkout at Watsonville High School Wednesday began at 10 a.m., when a small group of students walked through campus, shouting ...



Santana lead singer visits WHS, launches fundraiser  Register Pajaronian

WATSONVILLE — After Andy Vargas graduated from Watsonville High School in 1995, he immediately began to pursue his passion for singing. Four years later ...



Longtime teacher celebrates 100th birthday  Register Pajaronian

WATSONVILLE — Jean Pogue, who taught thousands of Watsonville High School students math from 1944 to 1982, turns 100 Friday. Friends and family ...



Watsonville High students sign up to vote after walkout  KSBW The Central Coast

While other school districts hesitated about student walkouts and slapped students with unexcused absences, there was none of that from the Pajaro Valley ...



PVUSD a step closer to purchasing The Towers  Register Pajaronian

WATSONVILLE — If a plan approved Wednesday by the Pajaro Valley Unified School District Board of Trustees comes to fruition, the district could soon own its ...



PVUSD Welcomes New School Administrators  Patch.com

PVUSD Welcomes New School Administrators - Watsonville, CA - The Mission of the Pajaro Valley Unified School District is to educate and to support learners ...



Patti (Benich) Anderson  Register Pajaronian

September 2, 1938 – October 28, 2018. Patti (Benich) Anderson, resident of Sun City, AZ, former resident of Watsonville, CA passed away after a 4-year battle ...



PVUSD Area 4: Two newcomers challenge board veteran  Register Pajaronian

Editor's note: This is the final installment in a series of interviews with candidates running for seats on the Pajaro Valley Unified School District Board of Trustees.



HS Football, Week 3: Aptos' Reyes could make history against M.V.C.  Register Pajaronian

(Aptos High School senior running back Marcos Reyes is set to break his school's record for career rushing yards tonight against Monte Vista Christian School.



Watsonville, Seaside students join National School Walkout Day  KSBW The Central Coast

Thousands of students walked out of their classrooms across the country Wednesday to demand stronger gun control laws and to honor the 17 students and ...



Dodge beats Yahiro in PVUSD race  Register Pajaronian

WATSONVILLE — Daniel Dodge Jr. has clinched the Trustee Area 4 seat on the Pajaro Valley Unified School District Board of Trustees, ending the 28-year run ...



PVUSD announces new admins  Register Pajaronian

WATSONVILLE — Thousands of students across Pajaro Valley Unified School District will return to class Wednesday, beginning a yearlong journey of new ...



Andy Vargas to hold holiday benefit concert this weekend  Register Pajaronian

WATSONVILLE — Watsonville native and Santana lead singer Andy Vargas will bring his band to the Henry J. Mello Center Saturday for a holiday benefit ...



Nathan Jay Sorensen  Register Pajaronian

October 28, 1937 – November 3, 2018. Nathan Jay Sorensen, 81, was born to Nick and Helen Sorensen in Salinas, and moved with his family to Watsonville, ...



PVUSD bids farewell to longtime board members  Register Pajaronian

WATSONVILLE ‑ The Pajaro Valley Unified School District Board of Trustees on Wednesday said farewell to members Willie Yahiro, Leslie De Rose and Jeff ...



City approves PV High's long-awaited sports field  Register Pajaronian

WATSONVILLE — Pajaro Valley High School is the closest it's ever been to building its long-awaited athletic field. And after Tuesday night, it just needs to wait a ...



Nora V. Uribe  Register Pajaronian

Nora V. Uribe died peacefully surrounded by her family in Watsonville on Friday, Dec. 7, 2018. She was born in Sinton, Texas and came to California.



Watsonville City Council, District 5: Incumbent faces challenger  Register Pajaronian

Editor's note: This is the second in a series of interviews with candidates running for the Watsonville City Council. WATSONVILLE — Incumbent Rebecca Garcia ...



Julie Hernandez (Ibarra)  Register Pajaronian

Julie Ann Hernandez (Ibarra) died on Tuesday, Nov. 20, 2018 at home surrounded by her beloved husband, children and grandchildren by her side after bravely ...



PVUSD honors college-bound students  Register Pajaronian

(Pajaro Valley Unified School District seniors line up to announce the name of the school they will be attending during the first-ever districtwide Signing Day on ...



Man extradited, accused of murdering Watsonville student  KSBW The Central Coast

Santa Cruz County District Attorney Jeff Rosell announced Thursday that a suspected Watsonville killer who was on the run for 14 years has been extradited ...



Election letters to the editor, Nov. 2  Register Pajaronian

Re-elect Leslie De Rose. To the Editor,. Leslie De Rose is an exceptional school board trustee, currently serving as the school board president. Leslie is ...



A musical homecoming  Register Pajaronian

WATSONVILLE — When singer Andy Vargas heard that the City of Watsonville would be celebrating its 150th birthday in 2018, he knew he had to somehow be ...



Teacher earns Ph.D. in front of school audience  Register Pajaronian

WATSONVILLE — When Watsonville High School government and economics teacher Sara Roe received her Ph.D. on Oct. 2, she defended her dissertation in ...



PVUSD election season kicks off: A look at Trustee Area 7  Register Pajaronian

WATSONVILLE — With three seats up for reelection, the Pajaro Valley Unified School District Board of Trustees could see its biggest shakeup in years. Several ...



James Patrick Hayes  Register Pajaronian

Jim Hayes passed away on Dec. 9, 2018. Son of the late Howard and Patricia Hayes, he was born on Sept. 18, 1951 in Grand Rapids, Minn. He graduated from ...



UC Santa Cruz students study social justice in Watsonville  Register Pajaronian

WATSONVILLE — The Commercial Kitchen Incubator is normally a busy place, bustling with workers preparing their culinary creations. The space was even ...



Election 2018, County Supervisor 4th District: Caput leads Dutra in early results  Register Pajaronian

WATSONVILLE — Early results show Greg Caput headed to his third term as the Fourth District Santa Cruz County Supervisor, but “thousands” of ballots are still ...



James Edward Asai  Santa Maria Times

James Edward Asai was born in Honolulu, Hawaii on September 18, 1955 passed away peacefully at his residence November 28, 2018. His early years were ...



Take the plunge  Register Pajaronian

WATSONVILLE — The Parks and Community Services Department Summer Aquatics Program, held at the Watsonville High School pool, is up and running.



Election 2018, City Council: Parker receives majority of votes in three-person District 7 race; Garcia, Estrada pull ahead  Register Pajaronian

WATSONVILLE — Ari Parker garnered more than 52 percent of the vote in the three-person race for the District 7 seat on the Watsonville City Council.



Samuel Everett Steverson  Register Pajaronian

Samuel Everett Steverson was ushered home on October 14, 2018 after succumbing to Alzheimer's disease, surrounded by his close family in Watsonville, CA.



A 'real-world' lesson  Register Pajaronian

WATSONVILLE — With music playing softly in the background, a group of students at New School Community Day School on Friday was focused on piles of ...



WPD officer awarded for recovering 12 stolen vehicles in five months  Register Pajaronian

(Watsonville Police Chief David Honda (left) and California Highway Patrol Sgt. Ryan Monohan (right) are present Thursday to congratulate Watsonville Police ...



Woman's Club raises funds for scholarships  Register Pajaronian

(The Corralitos Woman's Club's production of "The Murder of the Earl of Grey at Hound Manor" on April 28 was a deemed a success, with nearly 200 attendees.



George Tanimasa  Register Pajaronian

George Tsutomu Tanimasa of Watsonville died peacefully of natural causes on Thursday, July 19, 2018. He was 87. Mr. Tanimasa was born in Castroville on ...



Search on for Missing Watsonville High School Student  Patch.com

Scotts Valley, CA - Dana Batalla Linares, who is also known as Dana Torres, was last sighted near the Target store in Watsonville around 5:30 p.m. Thursday.



Watsonville man asks woman for lewd acts with her children, police say  Santa Cruz Sentinel

WATSONVILLE >> A 63-year-old Watsonville man accused of asking for sexual acts from a woman's children was arrested Wednesday, Watsonville police said.



WHS seniors show projects to community  Register Pajaronian

WATSONVILLE — Watsonville High School's seniors displayed their Community Action Projects (CAP) to the community on Thursday and Friday, showing off ...



PV Chamber announces annual awardees  Register Pajaronian

WATSONVILLE — Alex Solano has always been the man behind the scenes, helping out fellow veterans, students and any community member in need.



Gonzalez looking to fill vacant council seat  Register Pajaronian

WATSONVILLE — Aurelio Gonzalez is vying for the District 2 seat on the Watsonville City Council. He will face off against Jenni Veitch-Olson in the June 5 ...



Kristine Michelle “Krissy” Taylor  Register Pajaronian

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The power of words  Register Pajaronian

WATSONVILLE — Around 10:30 in the morning Friday, the students of Starlight Elementary School gathered together on the school's blacktop to begin ...



Robert Jaime  Register Pajaronian

Watsonville native Robert F. Jaime died Sunday, Sept. 2, 2018, of kidney complications, in his home surrounded by his children. He was 80. Mr. Jaime ...



Watsonville mayor's update, April 2018  Register Pajaronian

By LOWELL HURST, Watsonville Mayor. Wine, Beer and Art Walk: Join us for the first annual Wine, Beer and Art Walk on Saturday, May 12 in downtown ...



WHS Hall of Famers honored  Register Pajaronian

(Photo by Mas Hashimoto). WATSONVILLE — Hundreds of students filled the Henry J. Mello Center Friday morning to see four people join the ranks of their ...



Brian Cisneros  Register Pajaronian

Brian Scott Cisneros died peacefully on Friday, May 18, 2018 in Watsonville. He was 53. Mr. Cisneros was born on Jan. 25, 1965 and graduated from ...



Watsonville High stages musical ‘In the Heights’ with cast from five schools  Santa Cruz Sentinel

WATSONVILLE >> Watsonville High School and Pajaro Valley High School will present the modern musical “In the Heights” starting Friday this weekend and ...



Santa Cruz, Harbor, Watsonville, Aptos football games canceled due to wildfire smoke  KSBW The Central Coast

Air quality is unhealthy for sensitive groups because of several massive wildfires burning over 100 miles away, in Northern California.



Edna Nagata  Register Pajaronian

Edna Nagata, a devoted wife, loving mother and caring friend, passed away peacefully at her home on August 16, 2018 at the age of 81. Edna was born in Los ...



A shot at the top  Register Pajaronian

Claudia Torres (from left), Sergio Rosales, Adrian Vasquez, Luis Sanchez and Monique Sanchez of the Watsonville-based dance group Dynamic Street Rockerz ...



Remembering the veterans  Register Pajaronian

WATSONVILLE — Richard Montalvo was born and raised in Watsonville, and graduated from Watsonville High School in 1967. Robert Swinn lives in Scotts ...



Blazing a path for women  Register Pajaronian

WATSONVILLE — For 21 years, Maria Campos has helped women who are victims of domestic violence get through a difficult time in their lives. As a domestic ...



Charter School Joins Watsonville High Campus  Patch.com

It's not anyone's first choice, but Ceiba College Preparatory Academy will expand to the campus in the fall. The charter school, which serves about 250 students ...



Early results show Caput ahead, Panetta far outpacing rivals  Register Pajaronian

(Salvador Zarate (right) gets help from Daniel Robins in casting his votes Tuesday in the Watsonville Civic Plaza Community Room. Photo by Tarmo ...



Evelyn L. Goon  Register Pajaronian

August 23, 1920 – November 21, 2018. Evelyn Goon passed away peacefully in her sleep on November 21, 2018 at the age of 98. Evelyn was born and raised ...



PVUSD trustees approve budget  Register Pajaronian

WATSONVILLE — The Pajaro Valley Unified School District Board of Trustees on Wednesday unanimously approved a budget report that shows an improved ...



A life-changing trip  Register Pajaronian

WATSONVILLE — Even before he joined several of his peers on a cross-country trip to see some of the top universities in the U.S. in late September, Pajaro ...



PV Chamber to celebrate award winners  Register Pajaronian

WATSONVILLE — This year will be one for the history books. The City of Watsonville is celebrating 150 years since the town was incorporated, and is also ...



Alton "Blaine" Carpenter  Hanford Sentinel

Alton 'Blaine' Carpenter. February 17, 1937 - October 17, 2018. Alton 'Blaine' Carpenter was born on February 17, 1937 in San Jose, CA. He was the middle of ...



Veterans to be honored  Register Pajaronian

(Photo by Tarmo Hannula/Register-Pajaronian: Rafael Hernandez of Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 1716 talks about being tapped for an award he will receive ...



Douglas Richard Dodge  Register Pajaronian

Douglas Richard Dodge, aka: Doug, Uncle Dougie, and most recently, Uncle Duckie, left this earth for “Neverland” on Saturday December 1, 2018. Doug was ...



Full of cheer  Register Pajaronian

WATSONVILLE — On a cloudy Tuesday evening recently, about 40 girls, their parents and six cheerleading coaches gathered on the front lawn at Linscott ...



New parks director at the helm as summer season approaches  Register Pajaronian

WATSONVILLE — A number of years ago, Nick Calubaquib was preparing to take a test that would propel him into UC Santa Cruz's teaching credential program ...



Inspiring young students to branch into STEM  UC Santa Cruz

April 26, 2017. By Dan White. Share this story:TwitterFacebookGoogle+LinkedInReddit. Watsonville High.jpg The visiting Watsonville High School students ...



'Ponytail' creator killed in plane crash  Register Pajaronian

(Former Warner Brothers artist Lee Holley draws a sketch of Bugs Bunny in his Rio Del Mar studio in 2006. Register-Pajaronian file photo). WATSONVILLE ...



Plans in place to get CCS games played  San Mateo Daily Journal

Updated, 7 a.m. Thursday: The Bellarmine-SHP boys' water polo match scheduled for 8:30 a.m. has been postponed. No makeup date has been determined.



PVUSD teachers sideline meeting  Register Pajaronian

WATSONVILLE — Citing safety concerns, Pajaro Valley Unified School District Board of Trustees Chair Kim De Serpa adjourned the board meeting before it had ...



PHOTO: Revved up  Register Pajaronian

The Watsonville High School varsity football team prepares for the school's homecoming parade Thursday in downtown Watsonville. The Wildcatz were ...



Irene Mogg  Union Democrat

Irene Mogg passed away June 18, 2018, at Adventist Health Sonora. Irene was born Sept. 22, 1926, in Manteca to Joseph Valadao Pimentel and Josephine ...



Making waves  Register Pajaronian

(Photo courtesy of Quicksilver Swimming). WATSONVILLE — To some, the sport of competitive swimming is only recognized every few years, when the Summer ...



New mayor to be sworn in  Register Pajaronian

WATSONVILLE — Watsonville will get a new, but familiar, face as its next mayor Tuesday. Lowell Hurst will be sworn in as mayor for the third time in the city's ...



Shooting threat at North Salinas High School scares students, parents  KSBW The Central Coast

Dozens of parents rushed to North Salinas High School Monday after a shooting threat was found scrawled in the girls restroom.



Hernandez announces run for supervisor  Register Pajaronian

WATSONVILLE — Surrounded by his supporters at Watsonville Plaza, Felipe Hernandez announced his run for county supervisor Friday. Hernandez has ...



Janet Daley Thompson  Register Pajaronian

Janet Daley Thompson died Monday, December 17, 2018 in Seattle, WA. She had been taking treatment for lung cancer and died of a sudden heart attack.



Caput, Dutra likely to face off in November  Register Pajaronian

(Evelyn Jones (left) and Santa Cruz County Clerk Gail Pellerin sort through provisional ballots Thursday at the Clerk's Office. Photo by Tarmo ...



Police: Don't let your Fourth be a bust  Register Pajaronian

WATSONVILLE — Police and fire officials in Watsonville and Santa Cruz are warning that Fourth of July revelers who celebrate with illegal fireworks are risking ...



Ow Family Continues Tradition  Aptos Times

For the 29th consecutive year, long-time philanthropist George Ow, Jr. and his family provided American Dream Scholarships of $500 each to local, ethnic ...



From horror to humanity  Register Pajaronian

WATSONVILLE — During a seven-month stint as a combat medic in Mosul, Iraq, Watsonville High School graduate Chris Lint treated scores of injured people.



Biochemist Glenn Millhauser receives Outstanding Faculty Award  UC Santa Cruz

Glenn Millhauser, distinguished professor of chemistry and biochemistry at UC Santa Cruz, has received the 2017–18 Outstanding Faculty Award from the ...



Summit Shasta makes history | Local  San Mateo Daily Journal

Summit Shasta is in the postseason win column. In the upstart program's second season being recognized by the Central Coast Section, the Summit Shasta ...



2018 MATE Regional ROV Competition  Aptos Times

2018 MATE Regional ROV Competition Watsonville Aptos High School Steve Bennett Times Publishing Group Inc tpgonlinedaily.com.



Nadine Travers  Register Pajaronian

WATSONVILLE — Nadine Vernal (Dodds) Travers, a longtime resident of Watsonville, died peacefully on Saturday, Nov. 18, 2017 at her home surrounded by ...



Introducing the Class of '17  Register Pajaronian

The senior class pours onto Geiser Field Friday for the Watsonville High School commencement event. For a look at area graduations, view the special ...



Louie Sabala, Sr  Register Pajaronian

Louie Sabala, Sr. passed away on the 30th of November 2017 in Madera, California. He transitioned to Heaven peacefully after a short illness. Louie lived a ...



Tom “Tommy” Gugale  Register Pajaronian

Tom “Tommy” Gugale was called home to our Lord on July 28, 2017. He was 47. Tom was born in Watsonville, California on November 22, 1969. His loving ...



Lingering smoke forces school closures | News | Mountain View Online |  Mountain View Voice

Much of the Bay Area remained under a haze of smoke Friday, with unhealthy air conditions that prompted school closures across Mountain View and Los Altos.



Rene De La Torre  Register Pajaronian

WATSONVILLE — Rene J De La Torre died on Tuesday, Jan. 16, 2018 in Moss Landing. He was 44. Mr. De La Torre was a resident of Watsonville.



Football | Aztecs avenge loss to Falcons  Soledad Bee

SOLEDAD — Needing a win to snap a seven-game losing streak, the Soledad Aztec football team was up to the challenge this past week. The Aztecs used last ...



Eiskamp named Farmer of the Year  Register Pajaronian

WATSONVILLE — Georgeann Cowles Eiskamp has seen her father and son receive the Farmer of the Year award over the years, but the fifth generation farmer ...



Local people, event, business make history  Register Pajaronian

WATSONVILLE — Mary Bannister led the Pajaro Valley Water Management Agency for nearly a decade before her retirement in 2016, and is still deeply ...



Popular coach remembered  Register Pajaronian

(Contributed photo). WATSONVILLE — Youth baseball coach Tom Gugale was known for his passion for the game, his gregarious personality and for the ...



Dorothy M. McGrath  Register Pajaronian

Dorothy M. McGrath died peacefully on August 6, 2017, at Dominican Hospital with family by her side. She was 93. A native of Watsonville, she was born to ...



Watsonville shooter killed by police was former wrestler, also on probation  San Jose Mercury News

WATSONVILLE — The day after a 22-year-old man grabbed a rifle and started shooting inside a sporting goods store, police say they don't know what motivated ...



Threats against Monterey supervisors Alejo, Salinas investigated  KSBW Monterey

Two members of the Monterey County Board of Supervisors received death threats Monday that spurred deputies to investigate the incident as a possible hate ...



Ow Family Continues Scholarship Tradition — TPG, Inc.  Aptos Times

Ow Family Continues Scholarship Tradition 106 High School Students Scholarships Cabrillo College Times Publishing Group Inc tpgonlinedaily.com.



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