Mural of Aptos Polo Matches

Mural of Aptos Polo Matches

By John Hibble A new mural in Aptos is being created along Soquel Drive between Freedom Blvd and Rio Del Mar Blvd that will be just yards from where the Spreckels mansion once stood and where the offices of Times Publishing Group, Inc. exist today. Muralist Art Thomae will be recreating the polo grounds as […]



Aptos ROV Team Wins International Competition

Aptos ROV Team Wins International Competition

On Sunday June 25 in Long Beach, the Watsonville Firefighters Seal Team 1272 / Aptos High Robotics team won the MATE (Marine Advanced Technology Education) International ROV (remotely operated vehicle) competition. They took first place overall, beating more than 60 teams from all over the world including Russia, Southeast Asia, Hong Kong, Canada, the United […]



LEO’s Haven Gets New Swing

LEO’s Haven Gets New Swing

Aptos Business Sponsors Inclusive Playground Equipment Children of all abilities will have oodles of fun at LEO’s Haven at Chanticleer Park thanks to the literal sweat equity of the members of Curves Aptos. By pledging money for every fitness circuit completed in the month of May, the gym’s members incorporated cardio vascular exercise and strength […]



Harbor High Football Enters New Era

Harbor High Football Enters New Era

The program this year is in a major cultural shift with the incoming of this new coaching staff, not to mention bringing on the First Female Football coach in the area. We are looking for the community to step up and help us reach our goal of $10,000 for: new jerseys, improved equipment, clothing for players to promote […]



Art, Wine & Beer Festival

Art, Wine & Beer Festival

18th Annual Scotts Valley Show Joined By Cops N Rodders Car Show — August 19 & 20 Now in its 18th year, the Scotts Valley Art, Wine & Beer Festival is partnering again with the Scotts Valley Cops ‘N Rodders Car show that guarantees fun for the whole family to enjoy! To kick-off the festival on […]



Music at Skypark 2017

Music at Skypark 2017

Kiwanis of the Valleys invites you to join us in supporting the award-winning Scotts Valley Schools music program. The free community-wide “Music at Skypark” concert series benefiting the music programs in local public schools returns for its 9th summer season on the last Sundays of August and September (August 27 and September 24). All concerts […]



2017 Wharf To Wharf Results

2017 Wharf To Wharf Results

Teshome Mekonen of Ethiopia ran down the final hill into Capitola barely ahead of Kenya’s Simion Chirchir to the finish line winning the 45th Wharf to Wharf annual six-mile road race from Santa Cruz to Capitola. Mekonen finished in 27 minutes, 33 seconds, Chirchir trailed by a second at 27:34 barely ahead of Kenyans Silas […]



Direct Distribution Of Measure D Funds

Direct Distribution Of Measure D Funds

Neighborhood Projects: Direct Allocations to Cities and County The existing local street and road, bicycle and pedestrian systems are critical to the everyday movement of people within the county. Much of the local roadway system is aging, has potholes and is in need of maintenance and repair. Deferred maintenance costs more in the long run, […]



WWW 2017 Scholarships

WWW 2017 Scholarships

Wetland Stewards Scholarship Recipients Announced Watsonville Wetlands Watch announced the recipients of scholarships for the 2017 graduating Wetland Stewards interns. The Wetland Stewards Program is a hands-on, experiential science after- school program with a mentoring component provided for Pajaro Valley High School students. Thanks to the generosity of several supporters, Watsonville Wetlands Watch was able […]



My Mother Thinks I’m a Great Artist!

My Mother Thinks I’m a Great Artist!

When you were a kid … what inspired you to make art? Was it encouraged and nurtured? Was it as natural as breathing? These are some of the questions that were asked of the artists in the exhibition, My Mother Thinks I’m a Great Artist, at the Pajaro Valley Arts Gallery. Twenty established local artists explore the […]



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