College Road Water Main Project Update – July 20, 2015

College Road Water Main Project Update - July 20, 2015

The College Rd. Water Main Repair Project will be completed on Tuesday, July 21st. Water Shut-off for that area from 9:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.

Notice of Public Hearing Regarding Proposed Utility Services Rate Adjustments

Notice of Public Hearing Regarding Proposed Utility Services Rate Adjustments

Public Hearing Regarding Proposed Rate Adjustments for City Utility Services is set for September 8th beginning at 6:30 p.m. at the City Council Chambers, 275 Main St., 4th Floor.

Watsonville Wastewater Recycling Plant Tour

Watsonville Wastewater Recycling Plant Tour

Take a tour of the City's Wastewater Recycling Plant and learn where the dirty water goes after it flows down the drain, shower and toilet! Tour limited to 15!

Water: What You Pay For

Water: What You Pay For

Learn the least you should know about the water you not only love, but need to survive!

Call to Artists – Public Art Project

Call to Artists - Public Art Project

The deadline to submit your application has been extended to August 8th for an incredible opportunity for a Santa Cruz County artist to assist with the revitalization of the Downtown.

Summer Saturdays at the Nature Center

Summer Saturdays at the Nature Center

Join us every Saturday this summer beginning July 11th at the Watsonville Nature Center. FREE activities for the kids. Read more for complete details.

Cruz511 Traveler Information Service for Santa Cruz County

Cruz511 Traveler Information Service for Santa Cruz County

Travelers can now have easy access to traveler information with the new service - Cruz511.org. Read more for complete details of this new service.

Itty Bitty Sports participants.

Parks & Community Services

Population: 52,087

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.