Aptos Prepares for First Major Winter Storm of 2017

The County of Santa Cruz is urging residents to brace for a powerful winter storm expected to impact the region this weekend. The media is full of reports about an “atmospheric river” coming our way! National Weather Service models suggest more than a foot of rain could fall on parts of Santa Cruz County on […]

Aptos Real Estate Update January 2017

It’s a whole new year, Aptos! And that means it’s time for my Aptos Real Estate Update January 2017. Before we forget completely about what happened in 2016 (and I can’t blame you for trying!), let’s take a look back and see what the Aptos real estate market was like in the final month of […]

Ton of Fun is Back for 2017

Get fit, have fun, lose weight! Ton of Fun is Back for 2017, and you can’t miss with Fleet Feet Sport’s 4th annual Weight Loss & Wellness Challenge. This year, it’s starting January 9th and runs through February 27th. Who is this for? Anyone who needs or wants to lose weight, improve their health and […]

Team Coco Celebrates Inaugural Season

The Live Like Coco Foundation, a Santa Cruz-based non-profit organization dedicated to helping kids grow up healthy and with opportunities to pursue their dreams, has announced the creation of Team Coco — a group of athletes who walk, run and fundraise together to improve the lives of all kids in our community. Launching in January […]

Twelfth Night Harp Festival

The Community Music School is putting on a Twelfth Night Harp Festival, this coming Saturday, January 7th from 2:00 to 3:30 PM at Resurrection Church in Aptos. This will be a celebration of the harp in its many forms, featuring soloists Steve Coulter (folk harp) Cathleen O’Connell (wire-strung harp), Malima Kone, (kora), the Community Music […]

Start the New Year Right with Curves Aptos!

With the dawn of a new year, millions of people around the world will make a vow to take better care of themselves – to finally get into shape, and to stay that way. For many, that will mean signing up for a new gym membership. Many are called; but few are chosen – by […]

A New Year in Aptos

Good morning, and welcome to a new year in Aptos! Many people are all too happy to bid good riddance to 2016. It was certainly a contentious year with seemingly more downs than ups. In Aptos, though, it feels easier somehow to just let it roll off you, like water off a duck’s back. Late […]

Fleet Feet Sports is Honored as One of 50 Best in USA

  Did you know that Aptos is home to one of the very best running shops in the entire US of A?  For the third time in four years, Fleet Feet Sports is honored as one of the 50 Best in USA by Running Insight and Competitor Magazine. Fleet Feet Sports Aptos took its place among […]

Adults Only Toy Event

Tired of giving your kids the same garbage plastic toys that they demand because they saw them on YouTube, TV, or in a movie? Then you will want to attend the Adult’s Only Toy Event at the Santa Cruz Children’s Museum of Discovery this week! The MOD will be open after normal hours (5:30-7:30 PM) […]

Dr. Michelle Rodriguez Reports on First 100 Days as PVUSD Superintendent

In August 20216, The Pajaro Valley Unified School District (PVUSD) hired a new superintendent of schools.  Last week at the Aptos Chamber of Commerce meeting, the new superintendent, Dr. Michelle Rodriguez, reported on her first 100 days in the job. With her permission, the audio of her presentation was recorded and is available here to listen […]