The Castro House in Aptos

The Castro House in Aptos is one of the oldest remaining structures in Aptos. It was originally built by Vicente Castro in 1870s. Vicente Castro was the son of Rafael Castro, who originally received the 5000 acre land grant for Aptos Rancho from Mexican Governor Jose Figuroa in 1833. Today the Castro House is the […]

Aptos Blue Apartments Officially Open

The controversial Aptos Blue housing project celebrated its grand opening this past Wednesday.  The 2-acre project provides 40 studio, 1-, 2-, and 3-bedroom apartments for low- and very-low income families and individuals, with five units being reserved by the Santa Cruz County Health Services Agency for MHSA (Mental Health Services Act) tenants.  The project is […]