Aptos News

Heading Home Animal Rescue

Cafe Sparrow to Help Heading Home

Heading Home Animal Rescue is holding what amounts to its first real fundraiser at Cafe Sparrow on Wednesday, June 1st. The owners of Cafe Sparrow have graciously agreed to donate a portion of the night's dinner revenues to support this very worthy cause. Heading Home has relied on adoption fees … [Read More...]

World's Shortest Parade 2016 Registration is Now Open!

Register for the 4th of July 2016 Parade!

The end of the school year is right around the corner, so that means it's time once again to start preparing for the World's Shortest Parade!  This year's theme is "Team up for America".  As usual, there will be pancake breakfast from 7:00 to 10:00 AM in the parking lot of Burger.  The parade itself … [Read More...]

Supervisor Zach Friend talks with Aptos Community News

Zach Friend Interview: Aptos Village

In the ninth and final segment of our Zach Friend Interview Series, the Supervisor talks about the Aptos Village Project. Zach stresses that the county's role in the project at this point is very specific, focusing primarily on traffic improvements such as new signal lights, sidewalk, widening … [Read More...]

20 Pleasant Heights Drive

Aptos Real Estate Update May 2016

It's been a cold and damp spring this year in Aptos - it seems like only yesterday we were enjoying 90 degree weather in December, and now we're here at the end of May and I'm wary about leaving the home without a hat and gloves. But I know that summer is right around the corner, because everyone's … [Read More...]

Chess Tournament

Aptos Library Annual Kids Chess Tournament Returns

The Santa Cruz Public Library System (SCPL), a network of 10 neighborhood library branches throughout Santa Cruz County, today announced the return of its annual kids’ chess tournament at the Aptos Library, its 14th Annual Tournament. The tournament will be held on Saturday, May 28 from … [Read More...]

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