Latest Watsonville News


The Library will Open at 2pm on Tuesday, January 24th, 2017

January 19th, 2017

Due to staff training on Tuesday, January 24th, 2017 the Main Library and Freedom Branch library will open at 2pm.


Come Celebrate World Wetlands Day

January 17th, 2017

Come and celebrate with Nature Center Staff this year’s World Wetlands Day on Saturday, February 4th.


Free Drop-off of Christmas Trees Through end of January

January 13th, 2017

Did you forget to take the Christmas Tree out on the day garbage collection was scheduled to collect the Christmas trees? You still have time. Read more to find out where to take your tree.


Alert: High Water Levels on the Pajaro River

January 12th, 2017

ALERT: The Santa Cruz County Office of Emergency Services has issued an alert, that due to high water levels on the Pajaro River, they are carefully monitoring the river for possible flooding.


Second Saturdays

January 11th, 2017

Join us for “Second Saturdays” at Watsonville Municipal Airport this Saturday, January 14th. Aircraft display for everyone to enjoy!


Flash Flood Warnings in Effect – Stay Clear of Creeks and Levee

January 10th, 2017

Flash flood warnings have been issued as the Pajaro River, Salsipuedes and Corralitos creeks continue to rise due to heavy rains. Please stay away from the creeks, the levee and its banks. Even if it seems safe, flood waters may still be rising.


Take a Survey About Transportation Priorities & Preferences

January 10th, 2017

The Santa Cruz County Regional Transportation Commission (SCCRTC) invites you to take a moment to fill out the survey to identify your transportation priorities and preferences.


Message from Watsonville Police Chief David Honda

January 9th, 2017

View the Chief of Police David Honda’s letter to the community regarding Federal immigration policies.


Kids Drop-in Crafts

January 5th, 2017

Come create fun winter Crafts!


Red Curb Parking Enforcement Now in Effect

January 5th, 2017

Red curb painting has been installed adjacent to fire hydrants, curb ramps, and crosswalks in congested areas throughout the City to improve public safety.