2017 Aptos Business Showcase

The 2017 Aptos Business Showcase is coming up! This annual event is sponsored by the Aptos Chamber of Commerce and the Capitola/Soquel Chamber of Commerce, who are uniting for this event to bring a fun-filled evening with raffles, prizes, free samples, coupons, and booths from a wide variety of local businesses. This event should be […]

A Look Into Persephone

I recently had an opportunity to chat with two of the owners of Persephone, the hottest new restaurant in Aptos. I wanted to check in with them and see how their new venture is going, and to learn more about what has made Persephone such a success right out of the gate. I sat down […]

Resurrection Church Hosts Chili Cook-off

Resurrection Church will Host a “The Great Chili Cook-off” this Friday, February 17! This fun Chili Cook-off is sponsored by local churches with all proceeds going to provide showers for mid-county homeless. They’ll have a chili tasting with live bands and dancing. The menu includes all kinds of chili, cornbread, desserts, and beverages. This will […]

Aptos Library Book Sale February 18

Come on down and check out the Aptos Library Book Sale February 18! Explore their wide ranging collection of tomes from fiction and children’s books, audiobooks and CDs. Their non-fiction offerings include a rainbow of subjects from A-Z: cookbooks, gardening, health & personal development, poetry, and travel among a wide variety of other subject subjects. […]

Rancho del Mar Meeting Set for February 23

Supervisor Zach Friend has announced a new meeting with Terramar, the current owners of the Rancho del Mar Shopping Center. Terramar held a community meeting in the spring of last year, at which time they indicated the shopping center would be undergoing a “remodel” over the next 1-2 years. Nearly a year has passed, with […]

Fire District Master Plan Meeting

The Aptos/La Selva Fire Protection District is in the process of developing a Fire District Master Plan. The Master Plan is an expansion of the Fire District’s Mission Statement. The Master Plan will guide the future growth and development of the Fire District and is the basic framework for establishing emergency response standards, staffing, training, […]

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 […]