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Nearly $2 million allocated for Central Coast youth programs

April 10, 2024

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Santa Cruz County fares well in new health report

March 21, 2024

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Panetta bringing youth mental health care provider as State of the Union guest 

March 4, 2024

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Rep. Panetta Announces Youth Mental Health Care Provider as State of the Union Guest

February 29, 2024

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Community Health Trust receives $2 million in state funds for mental health drop-in center

December 29, 2023

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Empowering Pajaro Valley Teens to Reimagine Systems

April 20, 2023

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How a Pajaro Middle School teacher and her students are navigating

April 4, 2023

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Guest View: The long road ahead for Pajaro’s recovery

March 30, 2023

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Santa Cruz Ranks 9th in County Health Rankings

March 30, 2023

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Guest Commentary | Pajaro floods: Community groups step up

March 27, 2023

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Winter Storm 2023 Relief Efforts

February 20, 2023

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Officials detail plans for student wellness centers in Santa Cruz County

February 17, 2023

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Mayor’s message | Year gets off to wet, windy start

 

February 11, 2023

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2022: A year of accomplishment and change

December 29, 2022

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Empower Watsonville hosts annual leadership conference

December 12, 2022

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Superintendent's Community Report | Students face a behavioral crisis

November 5, 2022

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Name Dropping: Jasmine Nájera new CEO

October 30, 2022

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Pajaro Valley Prevention and Student Assistance Names New CEO

October 24, 2022

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Watsonville police rolls out trauma response team to address mental health

September 15, 2022

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Pajaro Valley Unified Introduces Family Engagement Wellness Center

August 23, 2022

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Empower Watsonville Youth puts finishing touches on mosaic in Watsonville

July 29, 2022

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PVPSA unveils new community mural

July 26, 2022

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Pajaro Valley Prevention and Student Assistance Names Interim CEO

June 8, 2022

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Pajaro Valley school district launches expansion of family and student services

May 19, 2022

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Erica Padilla-Chavez prepares to lead Second Harvest Food Bank as CEO - Santa Cruz Sentinel

May 5, 2022

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Leadership Changes at Local Nonprofits

 

April 26, 2022

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PVUSD leader named region’s Superintendent of Year

 

April 25, 2022

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Second Harvest names Padilla-Chavez new CEO

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April 21, 2022

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Still serving, just in a different way: Erica Padilla-Chavez will move from PVPSA to Second Harvest Food Bank

April 21, 2022

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Erica Padilla-Chavez To Vacate Role As CEO Of PVPSA - Takes New Position As CEO Of Second Harvest Food Bank

April 21, 2022

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Addressing crime from all angles
 

February 17, 2023

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PVPSA CEO Padilla-Chavez named Woman of the Year by Robert Rivas

February 17, 2023

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Rivas Recognizes Erica Padilla-Chavez as ‘Woman of the Year’ for Assembly District 30

February 17, 2023

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Jorge Zamora sworn in as new Watsonville police chief
 

February 17, 2023

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New, local campaign focuses on Big Tobacco accountability

February 17, 2023

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Domestic Violence in Santa Cruz County is at an All-Time High—What’s the Solution?

February 17, 2023

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County board elects to fund COVID-19 outreach
 

February 17, 2023

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Local Organziations Collaborate To Address Vaping Epidemic

February 17, 2023

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Guest Commentary: Here are some ways we can show up for our youth

February 17, 2023

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Healthcare Untold Podcast with Special Guest Erica Padilla-Chavez, CEO of PVPSA

February 17, 2023

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New Covid-19 Vaccination Grant Targets Hard-to-Reach Santa Cruz County Communities

February 17, 2023

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‘Kids pretty much on their own’: Leaders grapple with Pajaro Valley’s pandemic-fueled youth violence crisis

February 17, 2023

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Pajaro Valley youth group seeks expanded substance abuse services

February 17, 2023

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Free vaccinations, immigration consultations to be provided at Royal Oaks event

February 17, 2023

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Successes, Pitfalls, and Plans for the Future
 

February 17, 2023

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Administrators Face ‘Learning Loss’ as Schools Prepare to Open

February 17, 2023

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Youth Leadership In A Pandemic: A Great Opportunity
 

February 17, 2023

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Heroes In Prevention Honored by PVPSA
 

February 17, 2023

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Rise Together: Focus on Equity
 

February 17, 2023

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Central Coast organizations host clinic in Pajaro to help solve vaccine access inequities

February 17, 2023

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New program aims to expand access to Covid-19 resources

February 17, 2023

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Watsonville Police Chief David Honda to Retire in July

February 17, 2023

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Doctors say tackling rising overdoses and mental health issues is their next task

February 17, 2023

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Santa Cruz County community steps up throughout pandemic

February 17, 2023

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Coast Line | Community immigrant forum set March 18

February 17, 2023

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PVUSD and PVPSA work to mitigate distance learning struggles

February 17, 2023

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A Message From Our CEO

February 17, 2023

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Hard-Earned Wisdom from the Covid-19 Pandemic
 

February 17, 2023

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Experts warn of inequitable vaccine distribution in Santa Cruz County during Lookout event

February 17, 2023

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Watsonville Responds to Recent Uptick in Homicides

February 17, 2023

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PVPSA Named One Of 32 State-Wide Organizations To Receive Elevate Youth California Funding

February 17, 2023

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County Distributes More Than $600K in Health Equity Grants

February 17, 2023

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County Distributes More Than $600K in Health Equity Grants

February 17, 2023

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County to help economically impacted residents with living expenses through a new partnership

February 17, 2023

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CZU Lightning Complex: County resources and what's next as the fire reaches 100% containment

February 17, 2023

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Watsonville High community reeling from 4 recent, sudden deaths

February 17, 2023

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PVUSD Trustees Advance Distance Learning Plan for Students

February 17, 2023

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Community Foundation Aids Farmworkers During Crisis

February 17, 2023

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Community Foundation COVID-19 Check In With Pajaro Valley Prevention and Student Assistance

February 17, 2023

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United Way announces 2020 Emergency Food and Shelter Program grant recipients

February 17, 2023

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Watsonville Group Rallies to Address COVID-19 Concerns

February 17, 2023

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Students and Parents Grapple with Online Learning

February 17, 2023

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A Local Miracle: #Community Cares

February 17, 2023

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Fondo Para Indocumentados De La Coasta Central

February 17, 2023

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Dominican Hospital Awards Grants to Six Local Non-Profit Organizations

February 17, 2023

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PVPSA Unveils New Headquarters

February 17, 2023

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Counseling Center Opens Thursday

February 17, 2023

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Pajaro Valley Nonprofit To Open New Office In February

February 17, 2023

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Watsonville bans sale of flavored tobacco

February 17, 2023

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Youth Conference at Mello Center

February 17, 2023

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What's Going On? PVPSA's Soup for a Cause

February 17, 2023

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PVPSA Watsonville Youth Leadership Conference

February 17, 2023

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PVPSA Names New Building After Mayou Family

February 17, 2023

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PVPSA On Track For December Completion

February 17, 2023

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Rebuild, improvements planned for charred Muzzio Park

February 17, 2023

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$7 Million In Grants Taking Bite Out Of Santa Cruz County Crime

February 17, 2023

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PVPSA Receives United Way Community Builder Award

February 17, 2023

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Youth Diversion Program Gaining Statewide Attention

February 17, 2023

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Annual Community Mural Paint Day returns

February 17, 2023

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Get ready to Kick Butts and rid yourself of tobacco

February 17, 2023

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Face to Face: Matthew Merrill and Walter Orion of PVPSA

February 17, 2023

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PVPSA is building resilience for a generation

February 17, 2023

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PVPSA Hosts Inaugural Empower Watsonville Youth Conference

February 17, 2023

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PVPSA Announces Matching Donation Campaign

February 17, 2023

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$9.3 million education grant to support Pajaro Valley students in college journey

February 17, 2023

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PVPSA Breaks Ground On New Facility

February 17, 2023

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Agencia De Prevencion Del Valle De Pajaro Amplia Programas​

February 17, 2023

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Groundbreaking for New PVPSA Home

February 17, 2023

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PVPSA Receives Grant From Monterey Peninsula Foundation

February 17, 2023

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WPD Youth Programs In Spotlight

February 17, 2023

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Watsonville Receives $567K to Combat Minor Tobacco Use

February 17, 2023

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‘Community Dialogues’ Event in King City to Focus on Educational Attainment

February 17, 2023

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Leslie DeRose, Maria Orozco and Kimberly De Serpa: In praise of school counselors

February 17, 2023

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Blazing A Path For Women

February 17, 2023

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Pajaro CAT Spotlight

February 17, 2023

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Peace & Unity March To Be Held Sunday

February 17, 2023

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2017 Heroes In Prevention Award Winners

February 17, 2023

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PVPSA Recognizes PVUSD staff as 2017 Heroes In Prevention

February 17, 2023

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Community Briefs: PVPSA to Honor Award Winners

February 17, 2023

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Zach Friend and Erica Padilla-Chavez: PVPSA helping young people thrive

February 17, 2023

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Stunts Dazzle School Kids

February 17, 2023

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PVPSA Receives $1 Million Grant From First 5 Monterey County

February 17, 2023

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PVPSA Received Funding From Three Government Grants

February 17, 2023

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Council Dishes Out Funds To Organizations

February 17, 2023

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Town Hall Meeting on Alcohol Abuse and Teen Drinking

February 17, 2023

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