.Tarmo Hannula

Tarmo Hannula has been the lead photographer with The Pajaronian newspaper in Watsonville since 1997. He also reports on a wide range of topics, including police, fire, environment, schools, the arts and events. A fifth generation Californian, Tarmo was born in the Mother Lode of the Sierra (Columbia) and has lived in Santa Cruz County since the late 1970s. He earned a BA from UC Santa Cruz and has traveled to 33 countries.
Humboldt Cannabis, solful dispensary
November 22, 2023

Dispensary Owner Released From Jail

Robbery evolved into a shootout and vehicle chase
November 21, 2023

Two Dead, Multiple Injured In Pajaro Shooting

Two people died in Pajaro early Tuesday morning
November 21, 2023

Vehicular Manslaughter In Capitola

Woman died during hit-and-run on Bay Avenue
November 8, 2023

Community Speaks Against Pesticides

50 people spoke against toxic pesticides
September 25, 2023

Fair A “Roaring Success”

The Santa Cruz County Fair saw attendance up by 3% this year
September 25, 2023

Final Chapter For Kelly’s Books

Watsonville's only bookstore will close in November
September 7, 2023

Painted Cork Hosts Maui Fundraiser

The Painted Cork Art Studio will raise money for Maui this Friday
August 31, 2023

Barbara Lee Visits Watsonville

The congresswoman is running for outgoing Senator Dianne Feinstein's seat