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Watsonville, California is located in Santa Cruz County. Zip codes in Watsonville, CA include 95076, and 95077. The median home price in Watsonville is $439,000 which is roughly $254/per square foot. More Watsonville information.

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Local news for Watsonville, CA continually updated from thousands of sources on the web.

50 min ago | Santa Cruz Sentinel

Watsonville scores $750,000 grant for Pinto Lake cleanup

Watsonville encouraged Pinto Lake anglers to fish out carp which are contributing to the toxic algae problem.

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11 hrs ago | Indybay.org

HUFF resolution strongly denouncing CPS

Homeless United for Friendship and Freedom met on April 16 with a homeless couple who had their adorable daughter, 8-month old Baby I, removed from them by the Santa Cruz County Child Protective Services, and placed in foster care.

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Wed Apr 16, 2014

Santa Cruz Sentinel

Pajaro Valley board adopts water plan

Watsonville >> Four years ago, Pajaro Valley Water Management Agency leaders pulled together a task force to develop a long-term plan to preserve groundwater supplies and halt saltwater intrusion along the coast.

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Santa Cruz Sentinel

As We See It: Yes on Watsonville's Measure G

There's something of an incongruity with raising taxes in a city where unemployment is high and incomes relatively low.

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Tue Apr 15, 2014

Santa Cruz Sentinel

Cops and Courts: April 16, 2014: Deputies seek burglar in Santa Cruz Mountains

Two homes were burglarized in the Summit area of the Santa Cruz Mountains on Friday, and Santa Cruz County sheriff's deputies this week described a man suspected in the heists.

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Santa Cruz Sentinel

Authorities link gang member to three stolen cars in Watsonville

Watsonville >> A 35-year-old Watsonville gang member was arrested Saturday on suspicion of stealing three cars by using shaved keys, police said.

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Santa Cruz Sentinel

Scotts Valley council to consider plastic bag ban

A shopper loads up her car trunk with her plastic-bagged groceries from Nob Hill Foods in Scotts Valley where the City Council will debate whether to ban single-use plastic bags.

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Packer

Drought whets appetites for automated irrigation

WATSONVILLE, Calif. - As California growers review their water conservation options in the midst of the state's drought, some are considering automated irrigation.

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Refrigerated & Frozen Foods

Pallet Banding Keeps Driscoll's Berries Damage Free

Driscoll's, a Watsonville, Calif., distributor of fresh of strawberries, blueberries, raspberries and blackberries, produces 60 pallet loads of berries every hour and then trucks pallet loads them from its packaging facilities in California and Mexico to distribution centers across North America.

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Mon Apr 14, 2014

Santa Cruz Sentinel

Watsonville police report falling crime trend

Watsonville >> Watsonville's overall crime rate continued a five-year decline in 2013, with the lowest reported crimes per capita since 2004, according to a report released Monday by police.

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Santa Cruz Sentinel

Time's almost up for last-minute tax filers

Roger Crissman puts the finishing touches on a client's tax return in his Soquel Avenue office Monday.

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Santa Cruz Sentinel

Hits and Misses, April 15, 2014: Yes to river paddlers, open government

Hit >> Getting more people out on the San Lorenzo River can only boost efforts to protect it, which is why events like Saturday's recreational paddle are critical.

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Santa Cruz Sentinel

Big rig carrying frozen squid crashes near Fishhook in Santa Cruz

A big rig driver crashed near Highway 1 and northbound Highway 17 on Monday morning.

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Expansions: Etsy's Craft Entrepreneurship program, which teaches...

Etsy's Craft Entrepreneurship program , which teaches low-income users how to build their business on Etsy, is expanding to Dallas, TX, Newark, NJ and Watsonville, CA following the success of programs implemented in Rockford, IL, and NYC.

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The Salinas Californian

If we were a country, we'd be top of the world

We all know strawberries are big along the Central Coast; they jostle back and forth with lettuce as being the No.

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Sun Apr 13, 2014

Santa Cruz Sentinel

One injured in Saturday night drive-by in Watsonville

The man received multiple gunshot wounds to his upper torso while sitting in a parked vehicle on the unit block of the street about 7:18 p.m. The suspected shooter's vehicle is believed to have pulled up next to the victim and fired on him before fleeing the scene, headed eastbound on California Street.

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Santa Cruz Sentinel

Coast Lines, April 14, 2014: Polystyrene foam ban takes effect

The ban on polystyrene, also known as plastic foam or Styrofoam, includes items such as tableware, coolers and pool toys.

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Santa Cruz Sentinel

Ocean Speedway: Pettit shatters modified track record at opener

Drivers sling mud into the air as they slide around a corner at Ocean Speedway in Watsonville on Friday night during the season opener.

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Sat Apr 12, 2014

Santa Cruz Sentinel

As We See It: Needle bill should be rejected

We have a message for state senators and Gov. Jerry Brown, who will be considering a bill that would vastly expand the number of hypodermic needles pharmacies would be allowed to dispense: Don't do it.

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Santa Cruz Sentinel

Central Coast high school entrepreneurs solve social problems

Michelle Calandra of Fresno Junior Achievement coaches a team of high school students working on their social entrepreneurship project during a Junior Achievement Camp at the Cabrillo College Watsonville Center.

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