The district board voted unanimously to move forward with Chapter 9 filing to be completed by Dec. 31. Photo by John Chadwell.


Hazel Hawkins authorizes Chapter 9 bankruptcy filing

Health district board determines the hospital is insolvent. 

Photo by Pixabay.


COMMUNITY OPINION: Is development good or bad?

Bob Tiffany writes that most commercial development is beneficial for the unincorporated county.

Irma Gonzalez. Photo courtesy of Irma Gonzalez.

News Release

Irma Gonzalez announces her endorsements

She is running for a second term.

Amazon deliveries vans. Photo courtesy of Amazon.


Amazon to pay nearly $5 million in settlement

Amazon reaches an agreement with the state in a case alleging illegal sales of pesticides in California.



Tips on taking care of your garden

With the recent rain, UC Master Gardeners of Monterey and Santa Cruz provides a guide to maintain flowers, fruit trees and pests.