Most Wanted of Santa Cruz County: March 15, 2013

Most Wanted of Santa Cruz County: March 15, 2013

Name: Sonny Costello, 39, 5’08”, 200 lbs, black hair, brown eyes; Transient Wanted for: Felony Financial Elder Abuse Details: Costello is wanted for defrauding a senior citizen of thousands of dollars by obtaining payment for construction work that had not been done.   Name: Sean Kenneth McKowan, 29, 6”00” , 200 lbs, blonde hair, blue eyes; Resident […]

The Body Shop Fitness Studio

The Body Shop Fitness Studio

By Cynthia Howe Sometimes those first steps are the hardest when it comes to getting fit, but at The Body Shop Fitness Studio your first step may be just a telephone call away. By making that choice, you may be on the brink of beginning a whole new relationship with others, as well as yourself. […]

The Color of Words

The Color of Words

Because words are meant to be read, the Aptos Times and MarVista School jointly sponsor The Wonder of Words where Mar Vista students have the opportunity to see their words in print to encourage good writing. This is not a writing contest, but a compendium of student work. We want to hear from you, our […]

Our Hidden and Threatened Water Supply

Our Hidden and Threatened Water Supply

Dr. Tom LaHue – President, Board of Directors, Soquel Creek Water District Many coastal communities worldwide that rely on groundwater are experiencing water shortages and risk of seawater intrusion. We have an opportunity now to protect our groundwater aquifers so they can continue to provide a safe and sustainable water supply. In recognition of National […]

‘Artists of the Year’ Exhibit On Display

‘Artists of the Year’ Exhibit On Display

Featuring the 2013 Santa Cruz County Artist of the Year Susana Arias • Exhibit runs March 6 – April 14, 2013 Over the last 28 years, the County of Santa Cruz County Arts Commission has selected and awarded “Artist of the Year” to 25 visual, performing, and literary artists, as well as two outstanding arts organizations. Artists […]

Measure L Money Upgrading Technology for Aptos Schools

Measure L Money Upgrading Technology for Aptos Schools

In November of this past year, local voters overwhelmingly approved Measure L, the Pajaro Valley Unified School District Bond. The bond, worth over $150 million, passed with over 69% of the vote and is the largest bond in Santa Cruz County history. The bond priorities are listed as health and safety, improving academic achievement and […]

Delilah is a Delight

Delilah is a Delight

Often at shelters, we know very little about the background or history of the animals that come in. In Delilah’s case, we know quite a bit as she was adopted from us a puppy and recently surrendered due to family issues. Her previous mom was able to give us the background on this wonderful dog, […]