Stephen Bankhead’s Writings

Stephen Bankhead’s Writings

Stephen Bankhead’s Writings Stephen Bankhead, local resident and writer, passed away in February 2022.  His articles and opinion pieces appeared regularly in the Pajaronian and Sentinel. After his death, his family donated many articles that Mr. Bankhead wrote,...
AROMASTORY: The Overlooked History of an Underdog Town

AROMASTORY: The Overlooked History of an Underdog Town

Author Tina Baine is pleased to announce the publication of her book, AROMASTORY: The Overlooked History of an Underdog Town. If you are not that familiar with the rural town of Aromas (pop. 2,500), it sits on the eastern edge of the Pajaro Valley, and its history has...

Celebrating the 4th of July at Lake Watsonville

Watsonville has celebrated 4th of July in many ways. However, imagine this:  in May 1907 the Pajaronian urged Watsonville leaders to take advantage our natural resource: the Pajaro River. It was suggested to dam it up and make a lake for a 4th of July celebration...