city (1990 pop. 31,099), Santa Cruz co., W Calif., on the Pajaro River near Monterey Bay; founded 1852, inc. 1868. It is a trade and processing center for vegetables, fruits, berries, and flowers. Other industries include petroleum refining, granite quarrying, and the manufacture of aluminum products. Watsonville's population more than doubled in the late 20th cent. Nearby are beach and mountain resorts and several state parks.
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The company's proprietary raspberry, variety 2933, is also in production in Watsonville from April through November, before Well-Pict transitions the crop to Oxnard.
18 January 2011 - US-based Watsonville Community Hospital announced yesterday it has reached two new tentative contract agreements with the Service Employees International Union (SEIU) Healthcare Workers-West.
is expected to improve color reproduction and efficiency and boost the number of commercial printing customers, which now include the Paso Robles Press, Atascadero News, Cabrillo College Voice, Watsonville High School Wildcat Gazette and Realty Connection.
A monterey native, Shaw got his start in the frozen foods business working at Fresh Frozen Foods before spending 20 years as a superintendent and general manager at Watsonville Canning and Frozen Foods.
C'est vraiment une bonne annee pour la recolte de fraises a Watsonville en Californie.
s Micah Dunham, Dustin Emmons, Chris Johnson, Kam Krise and Kris Kauppila, secured its second series berth in three years Sunday with a 9-2 victory over Watsonville in the championship game of the Pacific Southwest Regional Tournament in Alameda.
Still, there's a wry edge to works such as Watsonville Olympia, 1977, a portrait of a woman in a T-shirt, short short, and big round sunglasses in a meticulously landscaped backyard, holding an Olympia-brand beer.
There is a beautiful mural that one of my friends made (of the five deceased) at Ramsy skatepark in Watsonville, CA.
According to Orion, the company's day-to-day operation will not change for now, and it will remain in Watsonville.
The California Department of Conservation has rejected a recycling plan proposed by Granite Construction, Watsonville, Calif.
A detour north leads to Chitactac-Adams Heritage County Park (10001 Watsonville Rd.
He leveraged that experience to forge a successful career in the Watsonville area.