Castro Adobe to Open this Summer

The famous Castro Adobe in Larkin Valley will be held open for three weekends this summer. The Friends of Santa Cruz State Parks will be holding the home open to visitors on June 12th and 13th, July 10th and 11th, and August 14th and 15th. The Adobe will be open on each of those days […]

Borregas Creek Gulch

The original boundaries of the Aptos Rancho, granted to Rafael Castro in 1840, extended north all the way to Borregas Creek Gulch. Today, Aptos extends past Borregas Creek, all the way to Park Avenue and the present-day border of Soquel. Borregas Creek runs all the way down to Pot Belly Beach and, when it’s running, […]

Resurrection Catholic Community Church

Resurrection Community Catholic Church has roots going back to 1874 when the land for the church and adjacent cemetery was deeded over to the Catholic church. The first church to sit on the site was the Aptos Church titled Lady of Mount Carmel, but that church eventually moved to Capitola and became St. Joseph’s Church. […]