Watsonville needs to clean up Pinto Lake. The popular recreation spot is plagued with toxic algae that not only smells bad, but can also make people sick. To make matters worse, the solutions are more expensive than this cash strapped city can afford.
President Barrack Obama is gaining support for taking military action against Syria for its use of chemical weapons on its own people. Next week, the vote is set to go before Congress where Central Coast Congressman Sam Farr will weigh in.
Labor Day weekend often marks the final days of summer. And it’s been another busy summer at Santa Cruz’s Cowell Beach, despite the fact that it’s been named one of the state’s most contaminated beaches several years in a row. Finding the source of that contamination has been a challenge.
Although the Salinas Valley is only about a hour south of Silicon Valley, many high school students there don’t imagine a future in tech. But a new program is trying to change that by taking a different approach to earning a computer science degree.