1. State of the City Event - December 3rd

    State of the City

    We encourage you to follow along and send us any questions you might have about initiatives or projects underway. Read on...
  2. Holiday garbage collection schedule

    Changes to Garbage Services - Holiday Schedule

    Our garbage collection services will be different this year. Please continue reading to see our 2020 Holiday Service Schedule. Read on...
  3. Santa Tour

    Santa Claus Tour

    Be on the lookout for Santa and his helpers as they pass through your neighborhood beginning Wednesday Dec 9. Read on...
  4. Santa Cruz County Moves to COVID-19 Purple tier

    Purple Widespread Tier

    Due to the rising number of COVID-19 cases, Santa Cruz County has moved back into the purple tier. Read on...
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    #WPLBookstagram Book Recommendations

    Do you have a book recommendation that you would like to share in a visually creative way? Read on...
  6. Latinx_Hispanic Heritage Month

    Latinx & Hispanic Heritage Month Art Contest - Vote For Your Favorite

    Vote for your favorite artwork from the amazing submissions for our Latinx & Hispanic Heritage Month Art Contest Read on...
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    Tell us how you see Watsonville in 10 years. Take the Climate Survey!

    We need your vote to determine which strategies will have the most community support to protect and prepare us from the impacts of global warming. Read on...
  8. library opening with limted in person services and hours m-fri 2-6pm on November 9th 2020

    Main Library Reopens November 9th

    We are pleased to announce that the Main Library of the Watsonville Public Library will be opening for limited in-person services starting Monday, November 9th. Read on...
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    Thank You Essential Workers - Social Media Campaign

    Do you know an essential worker that has kept our community moving forward during these hard times? If so, let us know who they are and we will recognize them on social media. Read on...
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    Watsonville Academy - Deadline Extended

    The Watsonville Academy is a ten-week interactive program geared at giving participants an inside look at how local government operates. Read on...
  11. Share your ideas for the vision of Downtown!

    Community Visioning Survey

    Share your ideas for the vision of Downtown! Your input and feedback will help the City create a shared vision for the Downtown Specific Plan. Read on...
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    Rental Assistance Program / Programa de Asistencia al Inquilino

    Do you need rental assistance? ¿Necesita ayuda con su renta? Read on...
  13. Virtual Community Workshop

    Downtown Watsonville Specific Plan

    Help shape Downtown Watsonville! Join us for a virtual Community Workshop on September 30th at 5:30 pm. Read on...
  14. Downtown Watsonville Specific Plan

    Downtown Watsonville Specific Plan

    This planning effort will build on the historic origins of the area while establishing a clear vision for the future of downtown Watsonville. Read on...
  15. California Blueprint for a Safer Economy

    California Blueprint for a Safer Economy

    Governor Newsom on Friday released a new framework for COVID-19 economic restrictions. The framework includes four colors, with Purple Tier 1 representing the highest level of restrictions. Read on...
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    EMERGENCY MASK ORDER

    COVID-19 infection rates are going up in California and the United States. Read on...
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    Restaurants and Retail Businesses to use Outdoor Areas for Dining & Display Areas

    Restaurants and retail businesses are allowed to use outdoor areas for dining and display with approval of a Temporary COVID-19 Encroachment Agreement. Read on...
  18. Downtown Watsonville

    Restaurants and Retail Businesses to use Outdoor Areas for Outdoor Dining and Display Areas

    City allowing for restaurants and retail businesses to use outdoor areas for outdoor dining and display areas with approval of a Temporary COVID-19 Encroachment Agreement. Read on...
  19. Watsonville is Open for Business

    Watsonville is Open for Business - Guidelines to Help you Open Safely

    Our goal is to help workers and businesses take responsible steps toward resuming work, serving customers and rebuilding our economy. Click here for state specific industry guidelines to help you reopen safely. Read on...
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    Emergency Housing Assistance Program Guidelines

    This program is designed to assist Watsonville low and moderate income renters affected by the COVID-19 economic crisis with a grant of up to $1,500. Read on...
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    Santa Cruz County Shelter In Place Order

    Santa Cruz County Shelter In Place Order - Community Update March 16, 2020By the City of Watsonville  Español:  Orden de Refugiarse en el Hogar del Condado de Santa Cruz - Mensaje para la comunidad del 16 de marzo de 2020 por la Ciudad de Watsonville Read on...
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