Cabrillo Connector Trail Opens Today

There’s good news today for residents of Mar Vista, Vienna Woods, and Cabrillo College Students! The Cabrillo Connector trail opens today for public use and enjoyment. The creation of the trail has been in the works for 15 years, with Santa Cruz county approving $40,000 for the creation of the trail back in 2012. The […]

James Durbin Speaks in Aptos on March 29

The Monterey Herald is reporting that Santa Cruz native James Durbin will be speaking – and possibly performing a song or two – at the Cabrillo College Visual and Performing Arts Complex this coming Saturday, March 29th at 7:30 PM. James Durbin garnered wide acclaim when he appeared on the 10th season of American Idol, […]

Santa Cruz Blues Festival 2014 Lineup Announced

The lineup for the 22nd annual Santa Cruz Blues Festival has been announced – and as usual, it brings an amazing amount of talent to our little town! This year, the festival is being headlined by Gregg Allman (of Allman Brothers fame) and Chris Isaak. The Sunday show also features musical virtuoso Jackie Greene, a […]

Graffiti found at Rio del Mar, Valencia Elementary

The Santa Cruz Sentinel is reporting that graffiti has been found at Rio del Mar Elementary and Valencia Elementary Schools. ┬áThe two schools have recently been plagued with graffiti, as this is the third time in approximately four weeks that graffiti has been discovered. The “good news” is that the graffiti does not appear to […]

Water Rationing, Rate Increases Coming Soon

The Santa Cruz Sentinel is reporting that the Soquel Creek Water District board of directors “came to a consensus” as to how much rationing customers will be faced with this summer. According to the article, single-family homes will be limited to 70-80 gallons per day; multi-family homes (which presumably includes condominiums) will see a lower […]

Aptos Kids Fight Bullying with Kindness

The children at Rio del Mar Elementary School in Aptos have made it into the news, and for a good reason! The kids are fighting bullying by being kind, according to a new report by KION TV. Students and faculty are participating in a 21 day challenge which is being supported by the Random Acts […]

Seacliff Beach’s Virtual Classroom In the News

Seacliff Beach made front page news on the Santa Cruz Sentinel today, with a piece featuring a virtual classroom which is beamed to thousands of California students in grades K through 12 throughout the state. Local Aptos resident Vonnie Lemke was featured in the article, who is an interpreter for the Parks Online Resources for […]

Aptos Little League 2014 Spring Open

The Aptos Little League is hosting a fundraiser on April 27 2014 at the Spring Hills Golf Course. The little league holds a fundraiser every year, and the money raised goes to support the league, for example, by improving the facilities such as maintaining the baseball fields, and purchasing equipment. This year, the league is […]

Aptos Real Estate Report – March 2014

Is Aptos ever more beautiful than in the springtime? Well, yes – it’s more beautiful in autumn usually, but it’s pretty nice in the springtime, especially just after a little RAIN! But we’re not here to talk about the exquisite Aptos weather so much as about the Aptos real estate market. To get things rolling, […]

Seacliff Improvement Association Meeting March 12 2014

The Seacliff Improvement Association will host its first-quarter membership meeting at 7 p.m. March 12 at The Mediterranean Bar in Seacliff. Santa Cruz County Supervisor Zach Friend (an Aptos resident) will be there and introduce his staff and share the latest important news in Seacliff, Aptos and the rest of Santa Cruz county. There will […]