1. Temporary Moratorium on Evictions_News Flash

    Temporary Moratorium on Evictions Frequently Asked Questions

    The ordinance is aimed at protecting tenants who are at risk of eviction due to financial hardship as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic. Read on...
  2. List of essential services Resources

    COVID-19 Resources

    To help assist the community in answering questions about the COVID-19 outbreak, the County of Santa Cruz has established a call center to help direct questions to the proper channels. Read on...
  3. Special Council Meeting_COVID-19

    Adjourned Special City Council Meeting to March 23, 2020

    The City Council will be holding a continuation of the special meeting held Friday to discuss an urgency ordinance to halt commercial & residential evictions. Read on...
  4. COMMUNITY COVID-19 RESOURCES (1)

    Community COVID-19 Resources

    To help assist the community in answering questions about the COVID-19 outbreak, the County of Santa Cruz has established a call center to help direct questions to the proper channels. Read on...
  5. Price gouging ENG

    Price gouging illegal during state emergency

    Officers have investigated reports of price gouging Read on...
  6. Police Chief Message

    Message from Police Chief David Honda

    We are asking residents and business owners to follow this order so that we can keep officers from having to issue citations and to avoid any potential criminal charges or civil/administrative sanctions by the County. Read on...
  7. Shelter in Place Frequently Asked Questions (1)

    Shelter in Place: What Does it Mean?

    The Santa Cruz County Health Officer has issued a shelter-in-place order through April 7. We are posting these frequently asked questions to help residents, businesses and partners interpret these orders. Read on...
  8. Essential services

    City List of Essential Services During Shelter in Place

    Given the shelter in place directive, the City will maintain essential services open (Police, Fire, water, sewer and garbage collection). Most city facilities are closed to the public, however the public may still contact certain city services remotely. 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...
  10. Newsflash Watsonville&#39s water remains potable

    WATSONVILLE'S TAP WATER REMAINS SAFE TO CONSUME

    Our Public Works & Utility Department is providing this important information about COVID-19 as it relates to your drinking water to provide clarity to our customers. Residents can continue to use and drink water from their tap as usual. Read on...
  11. Price gouging ENG

    Price gouging illegal during state emergency

    Officers have investigated reports of price gouging Read on...
  12. Coronavirus event and program closures

    Community events and programs canceled amid coronovirus concerns

    It’s important to prepare & take preventative measures Read on...
  13. census QAKs

    Questions Regarding the Census? We can help!

    Visit one of the 18 designated locations here in Watsonville available to assist you with questions and concerns regarding the 2020 Census. Read on...
  14. flip the lid

    Flipping the Lid to Help Residents with Recycling

    Every day, we throw away tons of garbage into the recycling bins. When this happens, the facility that processes Watsonville’s recycling has to bury it in their landfill, and charges us additional fees. Read on...
  15. maintaining our roads for smooth driving

    Maintaining Our Roads for Smooth Driving

    Our Public Works engineering staff are working to make sure that our roads are smooth, safe and in good conditions Read on...
  16. 2020 census resources available to watsonville residents (1)

    2020 CENSUS RESOURCES AVAILABLE

    One of the most powerful things you can do for your community is to participate in the Census.Starting on March 12, 2020, you can respond to the 2020 Census online. Read on...
  17. Newsflash - The Scoop No.7, Wastewater

    The Scoop on Public Works & Utilities - Wastewater

    The Scoop on Public Works & Utilities is a monthly newsletter from our Public Works Department. Read ahead to learn more about our utilities. Read on...
  18. Pajaro Flood Risk Management

    Pajaro Flood Risk Management

    The Santa Cruz County Flood Control and Water Conservation District, Zone 7, is preparing an environmental impact report for the project, and is seeking public input on the scope and content that is included in the report. Find out More...
  19. LHMP_all-dates-Final_EN_JM

    LOCAL HAZARD MITIGATION PLAN

    Have you ever wondered how prepared are you for a natural disaster? Read on...
  20. census day - april 1, 2020

    Everyone in Watsonville Counts!

    The Census is so much more than just a head count. It helps determine how much money communities receive for the critical resources that children and families will depend on for the next 10 years. Read on...
  21. WATSONVILLE POLICE DEPARTMENT (1)

    Officers track down & return tricycle stolen from disabled elderly man

    Officers tracked down a tricycle that was recently stolen from a disabled senior citizen Read on...
  22. Agua 2019

    Officers visit fields to provide farmworkers information and guidance

    It's part of “Agua con la Chota” or “Water with a Cop” program Read on...
  23. Jacobs heart CANVA
  24. JPG 2019 Jacobs Heart1

    Watsonville Police Officers grow beards to help children with cancer

    The department suspended its “facial hair” policy for its annual fundraiser Read on...
  25. SPN VK CASE

    Familia de la Costa Central cae víctima de secuestradores virtuales

    Una familia de la Costa Central vivió una verdadera pesadilla vacacionando en México Read on...
  26. ENG VK CASE

    Central Coast family falls victim to virtual kidnappers

    A vacation in Mexico turned into a living nightmare for a Central Coast family Read on...
  27. Watsonville PD

    City of Watsonville Roll Out Safety Campain

    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. Read on...
  28. MusicInThePlaza

    Music in the Plaza

    June 20 - Sept. 19 Thursdays 6-8pm Read on...
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