1. clifford Traffic Calming

    How Do I Address Traffic Issues on My Street?

    Resolving traffic issues works best when residents and City staff work together. City efforts to successfully solve traffic safety issues in neighborhoods are only effective with the participation of the community.



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  2. National Night Out Image

    National Night Out

    Join us Tuesday, August 1st from 5-9 pm for a fun filled evening! Come on out and meet your neighbors, first responders, and city leaders. There will be free food and drinks, games, music and raffles. Read on...
  3. Tami Kids on the Beach

    Wetlands to the Sea

    Explore our beautiful outdoors on fun field trips FREE for Watsonville residents




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  4. Water Smart Landscaping

    July is Smart Irrigation Month

    The City of Watsonville Water District recognizes July as Smart Irrigation Month, as irrigation water-use typically peaks. It's the perfect time to reduce landscape water needs. Please check out our resources, rebates and tips for Smart Irrigation! Read on...
  5. officer-uretsky

    Watsonville Beard Brigade

    For the third year in a row, Chief of Police David Honda has given the green light to Watsonville police officers to forgo facial hair grooming so they can participate in a fun-raising event for the children of Jacob's Heart Cancer Support Service. Read on...
  6. Summer Meals

    Summer Lunch Program

    The City of Watsonville Parks and Community Services Department is participating in the Summer Lunch Program again this year. Read on...
  7. protect your pet in the heat

    Protect Your Pet in Hot Weather

    It’s important to remember that dogs are vulnerable to injuries and illnesses related to hot weather including heat stroke, sunburn, and foot pad burns. Read on...
  8. Mound of Plastic by beach

    Plastic Free July

    Join the challenge - It's quite simple. Choose to refuse single-use plastic during July.
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  9. staff with recycling bin

    Recycling 101 at Northgate Apartments

    Outreach Staff giving free recycling bins to residents of Northgate Apartments



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  10. Free Movies in the Park_

    Movies in the Park

    Join us every Friday in July for free movies at Callaghan Park. There will be popcorn and refreshments! We have a great line-up of movies for the family! Read on...
  11. Music In The Plaza Flyer ENG_web

    Music in the Plaza

    Join us for Music in Plaza Thursday, June 22nd from 6-8 p.m. in downtown Watsonville. These free summer concerts will take place the 2nd & 4th Thursday! Read on...
  12. Juan Bribiesca - downtown officer

    Meet our new Downtown Police Officer

    Officer Bribiesca will provide community oriented, pro-active police enforcement efforts in the downtown area. Read on...
  13. Curbside Collection of Yard Waste is FREE

    Curbside Collection of Yard Waste is FREE

    Do you have a yard waste cart? Do you need one?

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  14. Code Enforcement Priorities

    Proactive Code Enforcement of Commercial & Residential Properties

    The City is moving forward with improvements to our Code Enforcement structure and operation. Read on...
  15. Crime Stats 2016

    Watsonville Crime Rates Drop

    In 2016, the City of Watsonville experienced a decrease in crime rates compared to 2015. We did not have a single homicide and robberies were reduced by 55.8%. Read on...
  16. summer reading program

    Let's "Build a Better World" together this Summer!

    Our annual Summer Reading Program will run from June 10th - July 28th. Come into the library to sign up at any time for summer reading programs. Read on...
  17. You Dollars at Work

    Your Dollars at Work

    The City of Watsonville strives to maintain a high level of service at the lowest cost to our residents.

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  18. code enforcement

    Watsonville Code Enforcement Division has increased enforcement activities

    Please note that the City of Watsonville Code Enforcement Division has increased enforcement activities throughout the City. Read More...
  19. city Logo

    City of Watsonville Announces New Website & Refreshed Logo

    We're excited to announce that big changes are coming as we work on revamping our communication efforts and rebranding our City image... Read More...
  20. KUWW

    Keeping Up With Watsonville

    Stay up to date with upcoming events happening in Watsonville...


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  21. Paint

    Recycle Your Used Motor Oil and Paint

    It’s more convenient than ever to recycle responsibly in Watsonville!
    In-store take-back programs are free for residents.
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  22. PIntoLake

    Pinto Lake City Park

    The City of Watsonville is saddened to learn of the passing of Patricia McQuade ...


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  23. Measure D

    Council Approves Transportation Projects to Be Funded by Measure D

    The City Council approved an expenditure plan that included seven transportation projects to be funded by Measure D...
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  24. TAx

    Senior’s/Care Utility User’s Tax Exemption

    Senior’s and Care customers living in the City of Watsonville are eligible for tax breaks on some of their utility bills.

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  25. Home_With_Solar_Panels

    HERO: Home Energy Renovation Opportunity Program

    The HERO program is now available to Watsonville homeowners.

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  26. Water

    Water Line Replacement Project
    Crescent Dr., Melrose Ave., & Allston Way

    The water line replacement project has started in various streets of Watsonville!

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  27. Cruz511

    Cruz511 In Your Neighborhood Coming to Watsonville

    Cruz511 In Your Neighborhood is a program designed to connect with people who are interested in leaving their car at home... Read on...
  28. Festival

    Winning Entry in the 2017 Watsonville Strawberry Festival Poster Contest

    Watsonville's Parks & Community Services Dpt. is pleased to announce the winner of the 2017 Watsonville Strawberry Festival... Read on...
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