Home on Monroe Avenue burns; man died

The Santa Cruz Sentinel is reporting that a house on the 9700 block of Monroe Avenue burned to the ground last night. The Aptos/La Selva Fire Department rated it a second alarm fire, and a total of eight fire engines were called to the scene. Three people resided in the home; two of them escaped […]

Aptos Cinema upgrade is complete

The Santa Cruz Sentinel is reporting that the Aptos Cinema has completed a $250,000 upgrade featuring new seating and a digital screen with 3D technology. This despite the fact that the Aptos Cinema may only have another two years in its future, as the redevelopment of the Rancho del Mar shopping center does not have […]

Aptos Unemployment Rate hits 2.9%

In a story about the overall employment rate for Santa Cruz County, the Santa Cruz Sentinel is reporting that the unemployment rate in Aptos was just 2.9% in October 2013, with only 200 people unemployed.

Soquel Creek Water District looks for alternatives to desal plant

The Santa Cruz Sentinel is reporting that the Soquel Creek Water District – which supplies much of Aptos with water – has decided to move funds from the proposed desalination plant, and use some of that money to hire a consultant on that project to look for alternatives. The consultant – San Francisco-based Kennedy/Jenks – […]

Sanctuary Trail Plan

Santa Cruz county transportation officials have given the green light to a 50-mile, $126.7 million countywide network of trials, primarily following the 31 mile Branch Rail line. Read More