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This is a project that has been in the works for about two years
The project is identifying existing bicycle and pedestrian facilities on the State Highway System and nearby locations where improvements are needed.
Give your input to Caltrans' Plan.
This is the second consecutive year the WPD receives a state grant from the Department of Alcoholic Beverage Control (ABC).
We're excited to announce the launch of Watsonville Academy. This free program is available to Watsonville residents 21 years and older. Sign-up and get an inside look of local government.
The 1st annual Strawberry Jam 1k/5k Fun Run/Walk put on by the Friends of Watsonville Parks and Community Services will kick-off the Strawberry Festival on Saturday August 3rd, 2019.
Join this global movement and the City's #plasticfreewatsonville campaign.
Are you up to the challenge?
Read about the plan to construct a Roundabout at Highway 129 at Lakeview Road.
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The City of Watsonville has a zero tolerance on the miss-use of fireworks within the city limits of Watsonville
Free Summer Reading Program
Saturdays, June 8th - August 12th
Arts and crafts
Film fest and more!
The City of Watsonville and the Watsonville Police Department have joined forces to launch a campaign designed to improve safety for drivers, pedestrians and cyclists in certain areas of the city.
June 20 - Sept. 19Thursdays 6-8pm
Jun 20- Banda Zirys & Fiera Nortena
Jul 11- Tribute to Selena w/ Impacto 5
Jul 25- Beat Street Band
Aug 8- Motown, R&B, Oldies 70's
Aug 22- Zebop! Tribute to Santana
Sept 5- Latin Tropical & Salsa
Sept 19 - Santa Cruz Symphony
Why spend your hard earned money on single use plastic water bottles when you can safely drink Watsonville's tap water for just pennies per gallon?
we know many parents want to keep their kids busy during the next few months
Together we can keep Watsonville litter-free and achieve more with the help of your watchful eyes!
El propósito de esta nota es informar/educar a todo tipo de vendedor ambulante
Residents are expressing their growing concerns over street vendors operating illegally within the city.
The Community Development Department, Building Inspection Division has been actively promoting Building Safety Month all through the month of May.
Watsonville residents will soon see more officers patrolling the streets
They meet face-to-face for a second time
It's designed to improve safety for drivers, pedestrians & cyclists
Four hundred (400) students are pledging to go plastic free!
The closure will take place from May 9th-May 15th. The closure is being conducted to make various repairs.
This unique program gives incoming juniors and seniors enrolled in a PVUSD high school an inside look of the inner-workings of local government, while preparing them to enter into the work force.
Check your mailbox! Our Summer/Fall Fun Guide is now available!
Join us this summer for swim lessons, sports camps, special events, and much more!
Our Summer/Fall Fun Guide is now available! See what exciting programs and activities you and your family can participate this upcoming season.
It’s back, bigger and better than ever!
It’s a program aimed at giving teens a second chance
Join us to review the Action Plan which proposes activities such as: low-interest housing rehab loans, recreation opportunities, job training, & more.
Join us for the 2nd annual Wine, Beer and Art walk on Saturday, May 11th from 1:00-5:00 pm. Early bird tickets are now available!
EDITH can help you and your family prepare for an emergency. Do you and your family know how to escape from your home during a fire?
The 17th Annual Cesar E. Chavez Community Awards will be held on Thursday, March 28, 2019. Nominations are currently being accepted until February 28th.
City offices will be closed Monday, January 21, 2019 in observance of Martin Luther King Jr. Day.
Happy New Year! Please note City offices will be closed Monday and Tuesday in observance of New Years!
Essential services such as Fire and Police will not be affected. Your garbage and recycling schedule will remain the same.
Join us for hot cocoa and cookies, popcorn and pictures with Santa! We will also be showing a holiday favorite, The Santa Clause!
Holiday in the Plaza continues this Saturday, December 15th from 5-7 pm in the City Plaza! Come celebrate with us and remember to shop, dine and stay local this holiday season. #watsonville #watsonville150 #pcs
Join us in celebrating the Holidays in the Plaza. To end our year of 150th birthday events, we will be celebrating all month long with a number of fun activities for all ages.
Please note that City offices will be closed Thursday, Nov 22nd and Friday, Nov 23rd in observance of the Thanksgiving Holiday.
Essential services will not be impacted.
The City of Watsonville's Environmental Science Workshop at 120 2nd Street is a stop along the Annual Holiday Factory Sale on Saturday, December 1st, from 9 AM - 4 PM. Support the workshop's free science programs by purchasing a student-crafted gift!
Don't miss the Watsonville Annual Holiday Factory Sale on Saturday, December 1st. Shop high quality, locally crafted and produced gifts with special prices only available on this day!
City officials pause to appreciate a beneficial partnership with O'Neill Sea Odyssey that has spanned nearly two decades.
Two new online tools will provide residents with the latest information of what’s happening in the city & direct access to a crime reporting system.
Join us to talk about the process of buying a house on Tuesday, October 16th from 6 pm-7:30 pm at E.A. Hall Middle School.
Join the discussion on Tuesday, October 16th at 6pm about transportation options for our community's mobility needs now and into the future.
You're invited to join us on Wednesday, September 26, 2018 to celebrate the City's 150th anniversary at the San Francisco Giants vs. San Diego Padres baseball game.
Join us on Wednesday, September 19th from 6-8 pm for a First Time Home Buyers Forum. Learn more about the process of buying a home and local programs that can assist you.
Watsonville police officers and firefighters are teaming up to help fight the battle against breast cancer and you can help!
Please join us for the grand opening of the Watsonville Day Center on Monday, August 27th at 12 p.m. located at 104 Grant Street in Watsonville.
Join us on Wednesday, August 22nd from 6-8 p.m. for a First Time Home Buyers Forum. Learn more about the process of buying a home and local programs that can assist you.
Annual Coastal Cleanup Day is Saturday, September 15th from 9AM - Noon.
August is National Water Quality Month and the City of Watsonville is requesting help reporting crimes committed against our watershed. Vigilant residents can make a difference when it comes to preventing the pollution of local creeks.
The City of Watsonville is proud to celebrate a banner accomplishment in the trajectory toward improved environmental quality for Watsonville; the completion of the Pinto Lake Restoration Project, a multi-year collaborative funded by the Clean Water Act.
Our Main Street Library location is also a cooling center, which is very important for hot weather spells like this one.
Monterey Bay Community Power is your official electricity provider, bringing you carbon-free electricity at rates lower than PG&E. You will see no change or interruption in your service. Learn more about the change and your options below:
Watsonville and Santa Cruz launch Plastic Free July Challenge, encourage residents to reduce waste size.
The Watsonville Police Department will be doubling enforcement efforts to address illegal fireworks this year. Violators will now face criminal citations with fines up to $1,000 or one month in prison.
Recently, there have been three reported “Virtual Kidnappings” by victims in Watsonville. Virtual Kidnapping is an extortion scheme and has been around for decades. There are steps you can take to avoid becoming a victim.
The Watsonville Police Department raised $5,427 to help bring awareness about breast cancer and support those organizations that help those afflicted.
Please note that the City of Watsonville Code Enforcement Division has increased enforcement activities throughout the City.
We're excited to announce that big changes are coming as we work on revamping our communication efforts and rebranding our City image...
Stay up to date with upcoming events happening in Watsonville...
It’s more convenient than ever to recycle responsibly in Watsonville! In-store take-back programs are free for residents.
The City of Watsonville is saddened to learn of the passing of Patricia McQuade ...
The City Council approved an expenditure plan that included seven transportation projects to be funded by Measure D...
Senior’s and Care customers living in the City of Watsonville are eligible for tax breaks on some of their utility bills.
The HERO program is now available to Watsonville homeowners.
The water line replacement project has started in various streets of Watsonville!
Cruz511 In Your Neighborhood is a program designed to connect with people who are interested in leaving their car at home...