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Could Watsonville hospital serve as a blueprint for saving Hazel Hawkins?

Filing for bankruptcy about a year ago, Watsonville Community Hospital gathered $40 million in financial assistance from local governments, healthcare facilities and businesses. 

Dioscoro Recio Sr. in Watsonville, 1929. (Photo cropped for article.) Photo courtesy Dioscoro Recio Jr.


A look back at history: The 1930 Watsonville race riots

The regional historic event sparked a country’s bid for independence and planted the seed to revolutionize labor laws.