Latest Watsonville News


Annual Cesar E. Chavez Community Awards

January 26th, 2017

Parks and Community Services Department is currently accepting nominations for the 15th Annual Cesar E. Chavez Community Awards.


Construction to Resume on Freedom Blvd.

January 25th, 2017

Construction will resume on Freedom Blvd. and should be completed in approximately three weeks.


2017 Water Saving Tips and Water Pollution Video Competition

January 23rd, 2017

Inspire others to save water or prevent water pollution by making a short newscast, skit, animation, commercial or even a music video. Learn how you can participate!


Flood Advisory in Effect

January 22nd, 2017

Flood Advisory in Effect until 7:30 p.m.


The Libraries will open at 2:00 p.m.

January 19th, 2017

Due to staff training, both the Main Library and Freedom Branch library will open at 2:00 p.m. on Tuesday, January 21st, 2017.


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.


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.