Spring Break is Happening at the MOD!

Spring has sprung, and thousands of Aptos area families with children aged 2-12 will be looking for fun, exciting, yet affordable ways to enjoy their spring break. This year there’s a new option for us: Spring Break is Happening at the MOD! The Santa Cruz Children’s Museum of Discovery (MOD) has a packed schedule for […]

Santa Cruz Children’s Museum of Discovery

The Santa Cruz Children’s Museum of Discovery is not actually located in Aptos – but it’s right next door in Capitola, and it’s such an amazing place that were it actually located in Aptos, it surely would be an Aptos Gem. And although it isn’t physically in Aptos, there’s no question that many Aptos children […]

Mar Vista Read-a-Thon 2014

Mar Vista Elementary School is having its first-ever Read-a-Thon this year! This is a new fundraising initiative being organized by the Mar Vista Parent’s Club (the Mar Vista version of a PTA). Funds raised from the Read-a-Thon will go in large part to the Mar Vista Elementary library, which suffers from limited and outdated reading […]

First Day Back to School in Aptos

Today was the first day back to school for many Aptos students. For some – like my son Aiden – it was their first day of school ever. Sure, most of the kindergartners (Aiden included) had been to preschool…but today was their first “real” day of school. For me, it was the first day that […]

Cooking Channel features Cabrillo students

The Cooking Channel has a new reality TV show entitled The Freshman Class: Santa Cruz and it is featuring four students from the Cabrillo College Culinary Arts and Hospitality Management program. The series is to have an eight show run, starting on March 11 at 5 PM. You can find the broadcast on DirecTV channel […]