2017 Worlds Shortest Parade Program Guide

2017 Worlds Shortest Parade Program Guide

Schedule of Events • 2017 Parade Sponsors • Grand Marshal Leonardo Santana • Letter from the Aptos Chamber President • Parade Route & Map • The World’s Shortest Parade Has Come a Long Way! • Aptos Parade Celebrates 56 Years • Award Categories • 2016 Aptos 4th of July Parade Winners • Parade Participation … […]

Fantastic Figures Festival

Fantastic Figures Festival

Art Installation Heralds the Coming of New Felton Library Celebrating the pending construction of a new community library, Felton Library Friends will host a “Fantastic Figures” art installation and exhibit through June 16. The gateway to the San Lorenzo Valley, Felton has seeking a new library for many years. The current library outgrew its current […]

Where Are They Now?

Where Are They Now?

By Jessica Johnson Since we are halfway through the year I thought it would be a good time to update you on the exciting achievements of some of my interview subjects. This idea was generated by the news that a couple of them had books coming out this summer, and as I reached out to […]

Local Author’s Book to Help Those Grieving

Local Author’s Book to Help Those Grieving

Time magazine recently published an article about Sheryl Sandberg, COO of Facebook, discussing the death of her 47-year-old husband and how she is coping. She wants our culture to talk about the uncomfortable subjects of death and grieving since everyone will eventually navigate this difficult journey. Mary Ransom, local therapist and author, has guided hundreds […]

Q&A with The Capitola Foundation

Q&A with The Capitola Foundation

What is the Capitola Foundation? The Capitola Public Safety and Community Service Foundation (Capitola Foundation) is a non-profit organization that was organized in 2005 by (then) Capitola Chief of Police, Rick Ehle, and local businessman, Christian Thompson. It was established for the public purpose of assisting the Capitola Police Department and its community partners to […]

Cabrillo Stroke and Disability Learning Center Honors Day

Cabrillo Stroke and Disability Learning Center Honors Day

The Cabrillo College Stroke and Disability Learning Center (SDLC) held its Annual Honors Day Thursday, May 18 at its Center on the Aptos campus, 6500 Soquel Drive, Aptos. At this inspirational ceremony, which included the sharing of students’ accomplishments, 19 students from Santa Cruz County were given Certificates of Achievement and Accommodation. The Cabrillo SDLC […]

Cabrillo College Graduates 1,117 Students

Cabrillo College Graduates 1,117 Students

Ceremony Took Place Friday, May 19 at Carl Conelly Stadium Cabrillo College honored its 58th graduating class of 1,117 students during a formal commencement ceremony conferring degrees and certificates. This year Cabrillo awarded 691 A.A. degrees, 405 A.S. degrees, 125 certificates of achievement, and 184 skills certificates. The Cabrillo College Class of 2017 is comprised of graduates ranging […]

William Clayton Greene

William Clayton Greene

Celebrating 32 Years of Fine Jewelry Design By Edita McQuary On July 1, 2017 Scotts Valley’s William Clayton Greene Fine Jewelry Design will celebrate their 32nd anniversary with an open house and sale from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. William Clayton Greene Fine Jewelry Design is a true American success story. The family has been […]

Upper Crust Pizza

Upper Crust Pizza

Good Taste Keeps People Coming Back! By C.J. It’s not news that the offerings at Upper Crust Pizza and Pasta at the corner of Winkle and Soquel are popular with the locals. An archeologist in Sardinia found the ancient remains of flattened bread (Pizza!?) from the first millennium BC that also was apparently a hit […]

Integrity Automotive

Integrity Automotive

Integrity Automotive Services in Scotts Valley has been in business for over 25 years, so when Preet Grewal bought the shop 14 years ago he knew he had a reputation to maintain. In the auto service industry your reputation is the most important marketing tool you have, and Grewal credits his dedicated staff for keeping […]