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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Aladdin is located at 245 Westridge Drive, Watsonville, CA 95076, USA.
Fearing a boycott would result in layoffs of strawberry workers the United Farm Workers is trying to protect, the union will set up a picket line Monday to protest labor practices by a Watsonville, Calif.
With sworn declarations from Oxnard workers who claimed they were not notified of the vote and of the alleged violence in Watsonville - Huerta said there is a videotape of one worker under attack - UFW employees are outraged the board allowed the election to move forward.
19 /PRNewswire/ -- To protest Watsonville Community Hospital's failure to negotiate a fair contract and its efforts to make reductions that will place its workers even further below the standards of other Northern California hospitals.
Watsonville, where the first commission chapter was formed in January, produces 44 percent of the state's supply.
In addition, Monterey Bay Bank has one loan production office in Los Angeles and its headquarters in Watsonville also serves as a limited-service branch office.
Claudia Williams has never forgotten the horrid living conditions of the farm workers she encountered in Watsonville, Calif.
Hutchinson and Bloodgood LLP, a leading Certified Public Accountant and Consulting firm serving Watsonville and the Santa Cruz County for over twenty-three years, is pleased to announce the promotion of Lee Hanna, CPA to partner.
A joint Palmdale-Lancaster application will vie against applications from Watsonville in Santa Cruz County and Orland in Glenn County for one of the two designations.
The Bank operates through its administrative offices in Watsonville and eight full service branches located in the Greater Monterey Bay Area of Central California.