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...

Stephen Mallory White

Stephen Mallory White A Biographical Sketch 
Compiled by Stanley D. Stevens Pajaro Valley’s “Favorite Son”  “perhaps the most eminent of the State’s native sons.” “the memory of California’s greatest son” -- Mayor of Los Angeles Who was this “Favorite Son”?...

PVHA Receives Grant from Community Foundation

PVHA Receives Grant from Community Foundation

The Pajaro Valley Historical Association is honored to receive a $50,000 grant from Community Foundation Santa Cruz County to advance our organization’s capital and historic preservation project.  Thank you to Board members Judy Nielson, President, and Ralph...