Tipsters have always been a big part of the news business. In Watsonville, Patch readers help us learn a lot about what's going on in town.
A tip from a fellow Rotarian led to a story about the new Beach Street Diner. The subject of an earlier story asked Patch to write about his missing brother, which led to the family reuniting.
So what else should we look at? Send news tips to Patch Editor Jennifer Squires at firstname.lastname@example.org or tell us the comment section below.