Aptos Little League: Life Lessons

Yesterday was opening date for Aptos Little League.  I can’t believe it, but I am now in my fifth year of being a Little League parent.  We started our oldest son Aiden with T-Ball when he wasn’t quite yet four years old.  Our youngest son Evan started when he was four, and now he’s in his […]

Congressional Town Hall in Capitola on March 25

Congressman Jimmy Panetta and Congresswoman Anna Eshoo will be hosting a community town hall on Saturday, March 25th 2017 from 10:00 to 11:30 AM at the New Brighton Middle School Performing Arts Center (250 Washburn Avenue, Capitola, CA). The event will be moderated by John Laird California Secretary of Resources. Doors open at 9:30 AM. […]

Zach Friend Dinner and Roast

Have you been waiting to see 2nd District Supervisor Zach Friend finally get his comeuppance?  Then you’re in for a treat!  The Capitola-Aptos Rotary Club is putting on a Zach Friend Dinner and Roast on Friday, May 5th 2017 at the Seascape Golf Club.  This event is a fundraiser for Leo’s Haven at Chanticleer Park, […]

Aptos Apple Barn Reaches Final Location

The last piece of the Apple Barn ready to be lowered onto its new foundation. The future New Leaf Community Market is now in place for the next phase of Aptos Village development. The Kelly Brothers House Movers finished its part of the project as they […] Click here to view original article www.tpgonlinedaily.com

Aptos High Production of “My Fair Lady”

Performance dates/times: Preview March 23 – 7 p.m. March 26 – 3 p.m. March 30, 31, April 1, Matinee – 2 p.m. & Evening Finale 7 p.m. Cast on daily costume (from left): Savannah Smith, Liam Kuhn, Jacob Bayani, Bella McCord and Ethan Abelar. Coming to the Aptos High […] Click here to view original […]

Exclusive Interview with James Durbin

For those of you who haven’t heard, local musician James Durbin was recently announced as the new lead singer for Quiet Riot, the legendary metal band.  James was kind enough to grant an interview to AptosCommunityNews about this new musical venture. First, congratulations on joining Quiet Riot! That’s quite an accomplishment. 1) How did you […]

Aptos Median Home Price, February 2017: $1,050,000

Spring is in the air! Like all of you, I’m thankful for the copious amounts of rain we’ve had this winter – but enough’s enough! I’m loving the sunshine, and I’m looking forward to the weather heating up. But the Aptos real estate market has galloped ahead of mother nature: it’s plenty hot already! Would […]

Museum of Discovery Debuts Tinkering Workshop

The Santa Cruz Children’s Museum of Discovery (MOD) is growing again! The mission of the MOD has always been to be an extraordinary interactive learning environment where children aged 0 through 12 can explore and discover our world. In its first years, the MOD has been catering to the younger end of the age range.  The MOD has […]

Aptos Real Estate Broker Writes New Book: Get It Sold!

Local Aptos real estate broker Sebastian “Seb” Frey has written a new book: Get It Sold!, which is his unique perspective on the fine art of home sales. While there are hundreds of books written on this very topic, relatively few are written which focus on just the northern California region. And this may be […]

New Accessory Dwelling Unit Rules for Santa Cruz County

In September 2016 Governor Brown signed into law Senate Bill 1069, which introduced a series of changes that limit the requirements local jurisdictions can place on the construction of Accessory Dwelling Units, otherwise known as “Granny units”. The intention behind the law was to make it easier to build ADUs, which tend to be a […]