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Posted on: August 12, 2022

NOTICE OF EXTENSION OF CANDIDATE NOMINATION PERIOD

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NOTICE OF EXTENSION OF CANDIDATE NOMINATION PERIODThe nomination period for candidates, other than incumbent candidates, in the November 8, 2022, City of Watsonville General Municipal Election is hereby extended to Wednesday, August 17, 2022.This extensio...

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Posted on: August 13, 2022

Poets Circle Featuring Olga Rosales Salinas in September

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Tune into our Poets’ Circle and open mic  ~ hosted by Magdalena Montagne, our virtual program will feature columnist and writer for the lifestyle and wellness site, “Jumble & Flow” and Managing Editor for “San Francisco Bay Area Moms”: Olga R...

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Posted on: August 12, 2022

Teen Action Council Members Wanted

Teen Action Council Now Accepting Applications

We are now accepting applications for Teen Action Council (TAC)! If you are a teen between the ages of 13-18, we invite you to apply. TAC provides teens in the Watsonville community the opportunity to build valuable leadership skills, earn community servi...

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Posted on: August 1, 2022

National Night Out online registration now open

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Registration forms for neighborhoods interested in participating in this year’s National Night Out are now available online! The event will take place on Tuesday, October 4.

National Night Out brings police and neighbors together. This annual community-bui...

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Posted on: July 29, 2022

COVID-19 Testing Moves to the Watsonville Vets Building

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The OptumServe COVID-19 test-to-treat site at 500 Westridge Drive in Watsonville has relocated to the Watsonville Veterans Memorial Building.

To make an appointment visit https://lhi.care/covidtesting or call 888-634-1123.

New location: 

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Posted on: August 15, 2022

Thank you local business donors

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Watsonville Public Library would like to thank the local businesses who donated prizes for our Summer Reading Program ~ we appreciate your generosity!

La Biblioteca Pública Watsonville quisiera agradecer a los negocios locales que donaron premios para nues...

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Posted on: July 19, 2022

Art Academy: Rothko

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Explore modern art during our Art Academy program on Wednesday, August 3 from 4-5pm and will take place at the Main Library. Our featured artist for the month of August will be: Mark Rothko. Participants are encouraged to recreate a specific work of the f...

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Posted on: July 19, 2022

Thank You for Modeling Environmentally Friendly Business Practices

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Thank you for reducing unnecessary waste and modeling environmentally friendly business practices by complying with local and state waste reduction ordinances 

Effective January 1, 2022:

  • Full-service restaurants are prohibited fro...

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Posted on: July 19, 2022

Statewide Ban on Non-Functional Turf

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On June 10, 2022 the state of California published emergency water regulations that will remain in effect for one year. As part of this new regulation, Watsonville City Council adopted a resolution declaring a Stage Level 2 Wate...

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Posted on: July 19, 2022

Free Shade Trees for Watsonville Business Owners

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FREE SHADE TREES FOR WATSONVILLE BUSINESS OWNERS

Watsonville Wetlands Watch invites business owners in the city of Watsonville to join us in growing our tree canopy by planting shade trees on your commercial property. 

Trees can benefit your busine...

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Posted on: July 19, 2022

U.S. rolls out new mental health hotline

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The National Suicide Prevention Lifeline, now known as the 988 Suicide & Crisis Lifeline, can be more easily reached by calling or texting 988, or chatting on 988lifeline.org.

988 serves as a universal entry point so that no matter where you live in th...

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Posted on: July 18, 2022

Remember to place green bins out for collection every week

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It’s been several months since residents throughout the City received green bins as part of our Solid Waste Division’s Residential Organics Collection Service. 

Since rolling out this program, community members have been doing ...

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Posted on: August 1, 2022

Last Call to pick up Summer Reading Prizes

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Did you explore Oceans of Possibilities this Summer with Watsonville Public Library? Stop by the Main Library or Freedom Branch and pick up your Summer Reading Program completion prizes! 

¿Exploró Océanos de Posibi...

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Posted on: July 31, 2022

View the Pajaro Valley through a new lens!

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View the Pajaro Valley through a new lens! Our latest art exhibit "Welcome Aboard: Landscapes of the Pajaro Valley" features paintings provided by local artist Christopher Arnold.

The exhibit can be viewed through the month of August at the Main ...

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Posted on: July 14, 2022

Watsonville to celebrate National Night Out on Tuesday, October 4, 2022

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This year’s National Night Out will take place on Tuesday, October 4.

National Night Out brings police and neighbors together. This annual community-building campaign promotes strong police-community partnerships and neig...

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Posted on: July 18, 2022

Watsonville Public Library now offers Digital Navigators

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Watsonville Public Library now offers Digital Navigators which is a program that aims to connect people to the internet and online resources.

This free program offers one-on-one help by phone to:

• Find low-cost internet service and devices

• Learn foundatio...

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Posted on: July 12, 2022

Watsonville Public Library brings program to help Spanish-speaking immigrants further education

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Spanish-speaking immigrants in our community will soon have the opportunity to further their education and get one step closer to obtaining their General Education Development (GED).

This one-of-a-kind program, known as “Casa INEA - Plaza Comunit...

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Posted on: July 7, 2022

State-of-the-art self-cleaning restrooms now open at City Plaza

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We are excited to announce that the City Plaza now has state-of-the-art self-cleaning, permanent restrooms! 

The new facilities feature touchless hand washing stations and automatically flush after the person washes their hands or exits. Additiona...

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Posted on: June 21, 2022

New City of Watsonville’s Water Quality Report - 2022

New City of Watsonville’s Water Quality Report COVER

The City of Watsonville is proud to provide our customers safe drinking water. Your tap water is tested every step of the way, from our ground water wells and creeks to the pipes leading into your home. Our tap water is regulated by the State and Federal ...

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Posted on: June 15, 2022

Major construction project on Freedom Blvd & Green Valley Rd. set to start next week

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A major construction project that will improve Freedom Blvd. and Green Valley Rd. is expected to start next week. 

Crews will be replacing nearly 6,000 linear feet of old sewer and water pipelines. Construction is expected to last through the end ...

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Posted on: June 13, 2022

Music in the Plaza Returns! - Summer Concerts 2022

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Our summer outdoor Music in the Plaza concert series is back and will feature a variety of bands to help you get your groove on! Grab a bite at our downtown restaurants and join us for the music from 6 - 8 PM.

New in 2022, Music in the Plaza is aligned wit...

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Posted on: June 13, 2022

Low Income Household Water Assistance Program

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All Californians deserve access to safe and clean water; many households need assistance now.

LIHWAP stands for the Low Income Household Water Assistance Program and it may be able to help you pay your water or wastewater utility bill.

LIHWAP is a federally...

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