Latest Watsonville News


Installation of Red Curbing in Residential Areas

June 30th, 2016

Public Works staff will begin the installation of red curbing on July 1st. This project will continue for approximately eight months. Read more for all the details.


Watsonville Endorses Sales Tax Measure for Transportation Improvements

June 29th, 2016

The Watsonville City Council voted 7-0 to approve a resolution endorsing a proposed 30-year half cent sales tax measure that would raise an estimated $500 million to local transportation improvements. Read more…


Watsonville Has a Newly Formed Special Response Team

June 29th, 2016

The Watsonville Police Department is proud to announce the mobilization of the Special Response Unit. (SRU).


Keeping Up With Watsonville

June 29th, 2016

Keep up with what’s going on in Watsonville: National Night Out, Installation of No Parking street sweeping signs and the Strawberry Festival.


Turf Rebate Program Continues and so Does the Drought

June 29th, 2016

Over 70 homes in Watsonville have taken advantage of the Turf Rebate Program, be one of them! Cut your water use by replacing high water lawns with drought tolerant, permeable landscaping. The City offers rebates up to $500 for residential customers and $1000 for multi-family, commercial, and institutional customers. To schedule a FREE visit from […]


City of Watsonville’s First State of the City Address

June 28th, 2016

City Manager Charles Montoya and Police Chief David Honda will deliver the City of Watsonville’s First “State of the City” address on August 10, 2016.


New Street Lights on Freedom Boulevard

June 27th, 2016

Installation of 18 new street lights on Freedom Boulevard between High Street and Miles Lane is complete. Read more for all the details on this project.


1st Annual Report From the Revenue Measure Oversight Committee

June 27th, 2016

Read the 1st Annual Report from the Revenue Measure Oversight Committee.


 Mayor Felipe Hernandez to Hold Open Office Hours

June 23rd, 2016

Mayor Felipe Hernandez announced today that he will begin keeping regular office hours in the Watsonville Civic Plaza Building starting July 7, 2016.


Safe and Sane Fireworks -Safety Tips

June 23rd, 2016

Independence Day 2016 is rapidly approaching. This is a time for great celebration in honor of our nation’s birthday, but we must remember to celebrate safely and responsibly.