Latest Watsonville News


Save $5 When You Register for “Online Bill Pay” Offers Ends December 31!

November 27th, 2013

End of December is the deadline to sign up to pay your utility bill online and save $5…Read more to learn how!


Watsonville’s Single-Use Plastic Bag Ban Gets a Boost

April 17th, 2014

As of April 24th, stores will not be allowed to sell non-woven plastic shopping bags unless the bag thickness is 4 mils or greater. Read more about this…


Students Job Shadow City Staff

April 17th, 2014

Students from Watsonville and Pajaro Valley High Schools job shadowed City staff on March 26th.


Citywide Fiber Optic Project – Phase 2 Awarded

April 17th, 2014

Contract for Phase 2 of the City-wide Fiber Optic Project was awarded to All Phase Excavating and Construction. Phase 2 of this project will begin soon.


Safe Routes to School Project Almost Complete

April 17th, 2014

Safe Routes to School Project on Palm & Hill Avenue is almost complete. Read more about this project!


PAL Youth Leadership Academy

April 16th, 2014

Seven of our local high school students represented the Watsonville Police Activities League at the 2014 Youth Leadership Academy.


Second Saturdays – April 12th

April 9th, 2014

Join us this Saturday, April 12 for our Second Saturdays event at the Watsonville Municipal Airport!


City of Watsonville Launches Advanced Budget Transparency Platform

April 8th, 2014

The City of Watsonville and OpenGov.com announced the release of a powerful new tool that presents and visualizes the city’s revenues and expenses—from multi-year trends to object-level details.


Youth Soccer League Official Pumas Affiliate

April 3rd, 2014

The Parks and Recreation Commission receives a visit from Mauricio Pedroza from the Pumas soccer club of Club Universidad Nacional, A.C. More…


Living Without Litter

April 2nd, 2014

The City of Watsonville believes our residents deserve clean streets and a healthy environment.


2014 Book Into Art Winners

April 2nd, 2014

Congratulations to our first place winner Lindy Patania for her Libraries Surfing the Information Wave and Alma Jean Wittpenn took second place with her Watchout I Bite entry.