Monterey Bay Community Power Project Community Meeting

Monterey Bay Community Power Project Community Meeting

Watsonville will be hosting an informational meeting regarding the Monterey Bay Community Power Project on October 4, 2014 at 6:00pm

Wet Weather 101: How to Keep Your Site Operational

Wet Weather 101: How to Keep Your Site Operational

Construction site operators, property owners, contractors, sub-contractors and municipal inspectors - Join us at this training: Wet Weather 101. Read more for complete details.

National Voter Registration Day

National Voter Registration Day

It’s National Voter Registration Day. Take 30 seconds to register to vote.www.registertovote.ca.gov

Town Hall Meeting – Parachute Landings at Watsonville Municipal Airport

Town Hall Meeting - Parachute Landings at Watsonville Municipal Airport

The community is invited to the Town Hall Meeting regarding parachute landings at the Watsonville Municipal Airport. Read more for all the details.

Watsonville Wastewater Treatment Plant Recognized by California Water Environmental Association

Watsonville Wastewater Treatment Plant Recognized by California Water Environmental Association

Congratulations to all the Wastewater Treatment Plant staff and thank you for keeping our environment safe and enhancing our quality of life.

22nd Annual Watsonville Strawberry Festival a Great Success!

22nd Annual Watsonville Strawberry Festival a Great Success!

The 22nd Annual Watsonville Strawberry Festival was a big success! More...

Coastal Cleanup Results

Coastal Cleanup Results

A total of 191 volunteers came out for this year's Coastal Cleanup. Over 100 volunteers from Watsonville and Pajaro Valley High Schools participated in this year's cleanup!

Itty Bitty Sports participants.

Parks & Community Services

Population: 52,891

Watsonville, California –

A Community of Growing Opportunities

Watsonville is a California Central Coast community full of growing opportunities for individuals, families and growing businesses.

Watsonville, California is known all over the world for its long and rich heritage as a center for agriculture – especially berries. What many may not know is that Watsonville is a proving ground for entrepreneurs and businesses from all types of industries and emerging technologies. Its central location, nestled between the Monterey Bay and the Santa Cruz mountains, offers growing companies quick and easy highway access, while avoiding daily traffic snarls. Watsonville’s location is topped only by its ideal climate and the rustic, small town charm of a close-knit rural community.  The Watsonville Area offers beaches, mountains, wine, food, activities and more!

Watsonville is located 95 miles south of San Francisco at the southern end of Santa Cruz County, covers 6.6 square miles, and has a population of 52,087 (January 2015).   It is a quick 30 minute drive to Monterey and less than an hour from the beautiful Big Sur coastline.  Silicon Valley is less than 45 minutes away from our charming town.