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Come and dance the night away with your daughter and enjoy an evening of music, food and games at the Father & Daughter Sweetheart Dance!
Saturday, February 22, 2020 from 6 pm - 9 pm
G.H.W.R. Youth Center | 30 Maple Avenue
All Fathers and Daughters Ages 4- 13
The event will feature a taco bar, dessert table and an open dance floor. This is the perfect opportunity to spend time with y...
The City of Watsonville is seeking proposals from qualified parties for the opportunity to purchase or lease the historic Porter Building, in the heart of Watsonville’s downtown commercial core area.
The City of Watsonville is seeking proposals from qualified parties for the opportunity to purchase or lease the historic Porter Building, owned by the City and located in the heart of Watsonville’s downtown commercial core area. The property lo...
Have you ever wondered how prepared are you for a natural disaster?
The City of Watsonville has recently embarked on developing a Local Hazard Mitigation Plan to identify potential natural disasters in our community.
Remember to attend one of our upcoming community planning meetings.
Your input is impo...
In case of a wet winter, here are some tips and resources to help you and your family prepare and stay safe.
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.
It is important to count all children, but those under the age of five (5) are often missed, particularly when they don’t live in the same home as both parents. When newborn babies and young children are not included in the census, support for p...
In an effort to increase the creation of public art displays within the City, we are proud to announce the release of the grant guidelines and application to fund four (4) Public Art Projects.
The purpose of the grant program is to provide artists an opportunity for personal and community reflection, promote the City’s attributes and enhance its image for the enjoyment and benefit of the community.
The City of Watsonville is ...
Officers tracked down a tricycle that was recently stolen from a disabled senior citizen
It wasn’t easy but after days of investigating, our officers managed to track down a tricycle that was recently stolen from a disabled senior citizen.
Unfortunately, the trike was found in the slough in three pieces. So, several Watsonville Police officers...
It's part of “Agua con la Chota” or “Water with a Cop” program
Watsonville Police Officers are meeting face-to-face with some of the hardest working people in the community as part of an outreach program aimed at helping farmworkers.
The department’s “Agua con la Chota” or “Water with a Cop” program provides Ag worker...
They raised $3,500 for local kids with cancer.
Wow, our officers truly amaze us every day!
They raised $3,500 for local kids with cancer. The Watsonville Police Officers’ Association presented a check to Jacob’s Heart during their annual Kidrageous Carnival at the city plaza this past weekend...
The department suspended its “facial hair” policy for its annual fundraiser
For the fourth year in a row, dozens of Watsonville Police Officers are growing out their beards to support local children with cancer.
The department suspended its “facial hair” policy for its annual fundraiser to raise awareness about pediatric...
Una familia de la Costa Central vivió una verdadera pesadilla vacacionando en México
Una familia de la Costa Central vivió una verdadera pesadilla vacacionando en México y ahora esa familia está compartiendo su historia para evitar que otros caigan víctimas de una extorción que va en aumento.
Se trata de un secuestro virtual y el FBI conti...
A vacation in Mexico turned into a living nightmare for a Central Coast family
A vacation in Mexico turned into a living nightmare for a Central Coast family and now that family is sharing their story to keep others from becoming victims of an extortion that’s on the rise.
It’s called a virtual kidnapping and the FBI continues to war...
This is a project that has been in the works for about two years
The Watsonville Police Department has officially rolled out its body-worn camera program with about 95% of uniformed personnel trained.
All officers on patrol are equipped with Axon body-worn cameras.
“If an officer comes to see you for a call for service o...
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.
The first focus area is the Main St. corridor, which is one of the busiest roadways in Watsonville. Crews have lined the street with banners that provide roadway safety tips and reminders for community members. The area has officially been designated a sa...
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