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  1. Massive interest in new licenses continues as lawmakers reach outRead the original story

    Tuesday Jan 13 | SFGate

    Jose Antonio Vargas shares his new license with the author of the law that made it possible, Assemblyman Luis Alejo, D-Watsonville. Vargas, a Filipino-born journalist who moved to the Bay Area when he was 12, was thrust into the spotlight in 2011 when he revealed in a New York Times magazine cover story that he was living in the United States without legal permission.

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  2. California farmers worry immigration plan will deplete workforceRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 30 | SFGate

    Farmworkers like these in Watsonville may opt to leave the fields for other jobs if the threat of deportation is lifted. Farmworker Severiano Salas speaks with United Farm Workers National Vice President Armando Elenes in Fresno.

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  3. 'Redskins' school mascots would be phased out under billRead the original story

    Monday Dec 29 | SFGate

    A California lawmaker is attempting to force four high schools in the Golden State that use "Redskins" as their mascots to abandon the controversial name. Assemblyman Luis Alejo , D-Watsonville, introduced AB30 this month, giving public schools until 2017 to phase out the use of the Redskins as mascots.

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  4. Farmers brace for labor shortage under new policyRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Dec 28 | SFGate

    In this Nov. 19, 2014 file photo, workers plant strawberries in Watsonville, Calif. Thousands of farmworkers in California, the nation's leading grower of fruits, vegetables and nuts may soon be able to leave the uncertainty of their seasonal jobs for steady, year-around work building homes, cooking in restaurants and cleaning hotel rooms.

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  5. Farmworker children uprooted by California rulesRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 13, 2014 | SFGate

    Claudia Morales, 13, at right, waits for a friend as she prepares to leave for school at a migrant laborers camp where she lives Wednesday, Nov. 19, 2014 in Watsonville, Calif. Thousands of migrant farmworker children in Central California are handing in their text books, packing their bags and heading to new schools in the Central Valley or Mexico.

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  6. a Point Breaka bank robbery suspects Read the original story

    Oct 21, 2014 | SFGate

    Three men dubbed the "Point Break" robbery crew by police have been arrested in connection with a series of armed takeover-style bank holdups in the South Bay, police said Tuesday. Daniel Chavez, 32, of Salinas, Antonio Chavez, 22, of Watsonville and Jesse Hernandez, 24, of Fresno have been implicated in four holdups, authorities said.

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  7. Gov. signs bills upgrading human trafficking lawsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 28, 2014 | SFGate

    The bills were mostly uncontroversial and had bipartisan support; they primarily involved enhancements and upgrades to existing laws on human trafficking and youth prostitution. They included AB1585, by Assemblyman Luis Alejo , a Democrat from Watsonville, allowing courts to expunge prostitution convictions when people are found to be victims of human trafficking.

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  8. Persian and Japanese cucumbers grown at Viridis Aquaponics in Watsonville.Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 12, 2014 | SFGate

    Red-veined lemon sorrel and true watercress at Viridis Aquaponics in Watsonville. Photo: Sarah Rice / Special To The Chronicle Drew Hopkins, president of Viridis Aquaponics, in the tomato production greenhouse in Watsonville.

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  9. La Balena restaurant in Carmel - rustic Ialian, locally sourcedRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 12, 2014 | SFGate

    Handmade tagliatelle verde with chantarelles, artichoke, truffle oil and bread crumbs at la Balena in Carmel-by-the-Sea. Photo: Sarah Rice / Special To The Chronicle Handmade tagliatelle verde with chantarelles, artichoke, truffle oil and bread crumbs at la Balena in Carmel-by-the-Sea.

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  10. Senior Americans burdened with student debtRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 10, 2014 | SFGate

    Rosemary Anderson of Watsonville, Calif., testifies on Capitol Hill in Washington, Wednesday, Sept. 10, 2014, before the Senate Aging Committee hearing to examine Older Americans and student loan debt.

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  11. Woman dies at Santa Cruz County beachRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 2, 2014 | SFGate

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  12. The entrance of Palm Beach State Park near Watsonville.Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 2, 2014 | SFGate

    We have re-imagined our design in a bold new way. Before we roll it out for everyone, we are giving select readers an opportunity to try out the new design.

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  13. Bay Area gets a respite from heat with 'rain'Read the original story

    Jul 27, 2014 | SFGate

    "We've had this moisture coming up from the South , bring us higher humidity," said Steve Anderson , a meteorologist with the National Weather Service .

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  14. Watsonville police capture raging naked manRead the original story

    Jul 13, 2014 | SFGate

    A naked man, accused of attacking police after allegedly jumping on cars and trying to enter a Watsonville home late Friday night, was transported to the hospital to be evaluated for what police said may have been a narcotic-induced reaction.

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