Aptos High Production of “My Fair Lady”

Performance dates/times: Preview March 23 – 7 p.m. March 26 – 3 p.m. March 30, 31, April 1, Matinee – 2 p.m. & Evening Finale 7 p.m. Cast on daily costume (from left): Savannah Smith, Liam Kuhn, Jacob Bayani, Bella McCord and Ethan Abelar. Coming to the Aptos High […] Click here to view original […]

Exclusive Interview with James Durbin

For those of you who haven’t heard, local musician James Durbin was recently announced as the new lead singer for Quiet Riot, the legendary metal band.  James was kind enough to grant an interview to AptosCommunityNews about this new musical venture. First, congratulations on joining Quiet Riot! That’s quite an accomplishment. 1) How did you […]

Aptos Median Home Price, February 2017: $1,050,000

Spring is in the air! Like all of you, I’m thankful for the copious amounts of rain we’ve had this winter – but enough’s enough! I’m loving the sunshine, and I’m looking forward to the weather heating up. But the Aptos real estate market has galloped ahead of mother nature: it’s plenty hot already! Would […]

Museum of Discovery Debuts Tinkering Workshop

The Santa Cruz Children’s Museum of Discovery (MOD) is growing again! The mission of the MOD has always been to be an extraordinary interactive learning environment where children aged 0 through 12 can explore and discover our world. In its first years, the MOD has been catering to the younger end of the age range.  The MOD has […]

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 […]