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  1. Mother dog, who survived sandbag tossing that killed pup, isRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 17 | SFGate

    Investigators are looking for whoever is responsible for stuffing two dogs, a mother and her young puppy, into sandbags and throwing them from a moving vehicle near Watsonville on Friday, Feb. 20, 2015. On Sunday, Beverly, as the mother dog was named at a shelter, was taken home by a new owner after being rehabilitated.

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  2. Monterey: No-nonsense meringue gets a rockin' makeoverRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 6 | SFGate

    Monterey Meringues fresh out of the oven in Watsonville. Owners Domenick Allen and wife Leigh Zimmerman, both former performers, infused the classic treats with a classic-rock sensibility.

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  3. Reward for arrest in dog-tossing death up to $25,000Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 3 | SFGate

    The reward being offered for information leading to an arrest in the case of two dogs, a mother and her puppy, who were thrown from a moving car, killing the younger dog last week in Watsonville, ballooned to $25,000 Tuesday after a massive donation from an anonymous donor. The reward being offered for information leading to an arrest in the case of two dogs, a mother and her puppy, who were thrown from a moving car, killing the younger dog last week in Watsonville, ballooned to $25,000 Tuesday after a massive donation from an anonymous donor.

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  4. 4 dead in head-on crash near Aptos - alcohol suspectedRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 2 | San Francisco Chronicle

    Four people were killed and four were injured when a car collided with a pickup truck on a rural road in Santa Cruz County on Sunday evening, authorities said. The head-on crash occurred about 8 p.m. when a 2004 Mercedes-Benz traveling westbound on Freedom Boulevard near the community of Aptos swerved across the center line and struck an oncoming 2014 Ford F-150, according to the California Highway Patrol.

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  5. $6,000 reward for arrest in dog-tossing deathRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 27, 2015 | SFGate

    A $6,000 reward has been offered for information leading to whoever is responsible for stuffing two dogs, a mother and her puppy, into sandbags and throwing them from a moving vehicle in Watsonville on Feb. 20. A $6,000 reward is being offered for information that leads to an arrest in the case of two dogs, a mother and her puppy, being stuffed into sandbags and thrown from a moving car, killing the younger dog last week in Watsonville. Around 5 p.m. Friday, officers from the Santa Cruz County Animal Shelter responded to a report of an abandoned dog and puppy on Minto Road, a rural dead-end north of Watsonville often used to dump old furniture and other garbage.

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  6. Mother dog, pup stuffed in sandbags, tossed from car in Santa Cruz Co.Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 23, 2015 | SFGate

    Investigators are looking for whoever is responsible for stuffing two dogs, a mother and her young puppy, into sandbags and throwing them from a moving vehicle in Watsonville on Friday, Feb. 20, 2015. Santa Cruz County officials are asking the public to help identify the person who stuffed two dogs, a mother and her puppy, into sandbags and threw them from a moving car, killing the younger dog.

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  7. Bill would cap large payouts to school superintendentsRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 5, 2015 | SFGate

    A California lawmaker wants to limit the generous - sometimes six-figure - payouts that school districts award school superintendents who leave their jobs. Assemblyman Luis Alejo , D-Watsonville, said the state needs to reduce the severance pay school districts - and ultimately taxpayers - give superintendents who are terminated or voluntarily leave before their contracts expire.

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

    Jan 13, 2015 | 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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  9. California farmers worry immigration plan will deplete workforceRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 30, 2014 | 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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  10. 'Redskins' school mascots would be phased out under billRead the original story

    Dec 29, 2014 | 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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  11. Farmers brace for labor shortage under new policyRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 28, 2014 | 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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  12. 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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  13. 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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  14. 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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  15. 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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  16. 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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  17. 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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  18. Woman dies at Santa Cruz County beachRead 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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  19. 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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