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 […]

Free Citizenship Workshop at Santa Cruz Public Library

The Santa Cruz Public Library System (SCPL) will host a free Citizenship information session and application workshop at the Downtown Branch Library at 224 Church St. on March 11th from 11:00am to 2:00pm. After the far-reaching success of a free citizenship application workshop last month, the International Rescue Committee (IRC) has offered to hold another […]

Aptos Little League Pasta Night

Here’s the golden opportunity to do some serious guilt-free carbo-loading you’ve been waiting for! Aptos Little League is holding a Pasta Night fundraiser on Saturday, March 18th at 5 PM, at the Corralitos Community Center. Your dinner includes pasta, salad, bread, and dessert – beer, wine, and soft drinks will be sold. The price per […]

Aptos and the History of Manned Flight

Did you know that Aptos was host to a pioneering phase in aviation history? In 1903 a man named John Joseph Montgomery began flying his groundbreaking heavier-than-air glider around Aptos. This glider was the first vehicle of its kind to provide human-controlled sustained flight – before the Wright Brothers flew their plane at Kittyhawk. Craig […]

Free Structural Storm Damage Review for Aptos Home Owners

Hogan Land Services, with offices in Santa Rosa and Aptos, is now offering a free structural storm damage review for Aptos Home Owners! With the heavy rains and slides we’ve been living through over the past several months, many home owners have experienced shifting soils on their property and have concerns about the integrity of […]

2017 Aptos Business Showcase

The 2017 Aptos Business Showcase is coming up! This annual event is sponsored by the Aptos Chamber of Commerce and the Capitola/Soquel Chamber of Commerce, who are uniting for this event to bring a fun-filled evening with raffles, prizes, free samples, coupons, and booths from a wide variety of local businesses. This event should be […]

A Look Into Persephone

I recently had an opportunity to chat with two of the owners of Persephone, the hottest new restaurant in Aptos. I wanted to check in with them and see how their new venture is going, and to learn more about what has made Persephone such a success right out of the gate. I sat down […]

Resurrection Church Hosts Chili Cook-off

Resurrection Church will Host a “The Great Chili Cook-off” this Friday, February 17! This fun Chili Cook-off is sponsored by local churches with all proceeds going to provide showers for mid-county homeless. They’ll have a chili tasting with live bands and dancing. The menu includes all kinds of chili, cornbread, desserts, and beverages. This will […]

Aptos Library Book Sale February 18

Come on down and check out the Aptos Library Book Sale February 18! Explore their wide ranging collection of tomes from fiction and children’s books, audiobooks and CDs. Their non-fiction offerings include a rainbow of subjects from A-Z: cookbooks, gardening, health & personal development, poetry, and travel among a wide variety of other subject subjects. […]