Celebrating ‘Our’ Babies

Celebrating ‘Our’ Babies

There’s nothing more fascinating than a newborn baby and all the hopes, dreams and wishes that come along with that birth. Dominican Hospital has had the privilege of being there from the start as thousands of babies have taken their first breath, peek at the world and looked face to face with a parent. Since […]

Public Support for Aptos/La Selva Firefighters

Public Support for Aptos/La Selva Firefighters

Community’s Message to ALSFD Governing Board was Clear By Noel Smith Aptos La Selva Fire Station #1 was the scene of 1-1/2 hours of intense public input on Thursday May 11, 2017 to the Fire District Board concerning the status of current Fire Chief Jon Jones. Since the Firefighters of the district made public their […]

The Last Show

The Last Show

Ikemoto’s Work On Display One Last Time Retired Cabrillo College art teacher Howard Ikemoto will be showing his paintings and drawings, spanning around 40 years, at the Cabrillo College Gallery on June 2, 3, and 4. The Last Show will likely be the last time that Ikemoto’s work will displayed publicly and offered for sale. […]

PVA May Membership Drive

PVA May Membership Drive

Join Pajaro Valley Arts Today and Win a $50 Gift Certificate Pajaro Valley Arts’ May membership drive is on a roll! Every 20th new member (online or by phone) is an INSTANT WINNER. Don’t Miss a chance between now and May 31 to win a $50 Gift Certificate to a favorite retailer such as Ella’s at the Airport […]

Honoring Tom Gilbertson: Four Decades of Fighting Crime

Honoring Tom Gilbertson: Four Decades of Fighting Crime

By Gail Penniman In 1996 Tom Gilbertson was awarded the Silver Medal of Valor for diffusing a potentially lethal situation when a disturbed individual near Big Basin State Park aimed a .357 Magnum at his face. In his quiet and humble way, Gilbertson tells the 21-year-old tale, about how the individual came out of it […]

Down To Earth Women Luncheon

Down To Earth Women Luncheon

… Record-Breaking Attendance! The 10th Annual Down to Earth Women (DEW) Luncheon was held at Driscoll’s Rancho Corralitos in Watsonville, and had a record attendance – over 320 women! This event is for women who are involved in, or support, agriculture in Santa Cruz County and the Pajaro Valley. The purpose of the luncheon is to raise funds for Agri-Culture’s […]

NorCal State High School Mountain Bike Championships

NorCal State High School Mountain Bike Championships

Over 800 of the state’s top ranked teenage cyclists, and thousands of their fans, lined the course of the 2017 California High School Mountain Bike State Championships race, held May 14, 2017 in Petaluma, CA., and were treated to an incredibly competitive race. The Hellman Family’s Five Springs Farm welcomed student-athletes from as far south […]

Aptos Times: May 15, 2017

Aptos Times: May 15, 2017

Celebrating ‘Our’ Babies • The Last Show – Ikemoto’s Work On Display One Last Time • PVA May Membership Drive • Public Support for Aptos/La Selva Firefighters – Community’s Message to ALSFD Governing Board was Clear by Noel Smith • Felton Library Friends Online Auction • Caltrans 27th Annual
Workers Memorial Remembered • Santa Cruz METRO […]

Santa Cruz METRO Welcomes Assemblymember Anna Caballero!

Santa Cruz METRO Welcomes Assemblymember Anna Caballero!

Santa Cruz Metropolitan Transit District welcomed CA State Assemblymember Anna Caballero to a METRO facilities tour and lunch on April 28, 2017. Various transportation issues were discussed. METRO thanks Assemblymember Caballero and her fellow legislators for her support of local transit and the recent successful passing of SB1 which will provide much needed “local match” […]

Felton Library Friends Online Auction

Felton Library Friends Online Auction

Eleven larger-than-life “Fantastic Figures” unveiled at the recent festival sponsored by Felton Library Friends are on auction at www.feltonlibraryfriends.org. Each piece was created by a different local artist in celebration of the coming new Felton branch library and its adjoining Outdoor Discovery Park. Proceeds from the auction will support Felton Library Friends and the County in […]