A man, who has been sought in connection with the rape of a Greenfield teen, is being held without bail. 32 year-old Niceforo Ramirez De Jesus was arrested yesterday. He faces charges of annoying or molesting a child, lewd acts with a child under the age of 14, and raping the 13 year-old.
(09:10) King City - The public is invited to join in a ribbon cutting ceremony to celebrate the completion of King City's new entrance sign and landscaping project on Friday. The event will start at noon at the corner of Broadway Street and San Antonio Drive. For more information call: 831-385-3281.
The City of Santa Cruz has launched a recycling website. The site offers a quick and easy online Recycling Guide that helps residents and businesses learn how to properly recycle or dispose of more than 250 items. The site can be accessed at city of santa cruz dot com slash recycle right
of Santa Cruz has opened a new DUI Resource Center IN Capitola. The center is located across from the DMV at 4245 Capitola Road., Suite 202. The center offers restricted license and related insurance resources as well as DUI program resources to DUI offenders. Janus will be celebrating the grand opening of the DUI Resource Center with free tacos, treats and information on Wednesday, March 28th from 12pm-1pm.
The Santa Cruz Harbor has announced they will be hosting a Marine Flea Market. The 4th annual Marine Flea Market will take place from 9 a.m. until 3 p.m. on Saturday March 31st at the harbor boat yard. To reserve a vendor booth, please contact the boatyard at (831) 475-3002. There is a 10 dollar Vendor Fee.
An alleged child molester has been released from the Monterey County Jail on bail. 58 year old Bill Harvey is man accused of raping physically and developmentally disabled children on his bus route for The Salinas Union High School District. On Friday Harvey was released from jail after posting 730 thousand dollars bail. He is due back in court on March 28th.
(10:35) Fifteen-thousand healthcare workers in California ratified a new, five-year contract with Dignity Health. The new contact was created in an effort to help protect jobs and patient care, as the company prepares to merge with Catholic Health Initiatives. Under the new contract, workers who are members of SEIU-United Healthcare Workers West, will maintain fully-paid, employer-provided family healthcare, and will receive 13 percent raises spread over five years. Dignity Health will contribute an additional $500,000 a year to a joint labor-management training program that helps workers stay up-to-date with the changing healthcare environment and advance their careers. The new contract expires April 30, 2023.
(08:40) Santa Cruz - A Santa Cruz Bartender has been selected as one of the best 8 flair bartenders in the United States and will compete in the National Finals in Las Vegas next week. Bar manager of Front & Cooper, Blaze Montana, along with 7 other flair bartenders will compete for the opportunity to represent the Unites States of America in the International Bartender’s Association World Flair Championship, later this year in Estonia. Blaze will also compete in a national speed bartending charity competition, “Barmania”, which raises money for St. Baldrick’s Foundation.