Business Profile

Rainbow Carpets and Floors

Rainbow Carpets and Floors

50 Years of Family-Owned Quality Business and Service By Teresa Dance Rainbow Carpets and Floors celebrate fifty years of local business for good reason. Dean Sturtevant, its owner, said they keep customers happy and have only the best products. Ecologically Green products are the norm at Rainbow Carpets. The store sells and installs luxury hardwood, […]

Aptos Landscape and Supply

Aptos Landscape and Supply

By Edita McQuary Third generation Santa Cruzan, Erik Santee, attended local schools and graduated with a Business Administration degree from UC Santa Barbara. His family is well-known landscape and building supply company owners. As he readily admits, he was “born into the business.” He says he had the biggest sandboxes to play in of any […]

Scotts Valley Water District

Scotts Valley Water District

HOA Saves Thousands with Turf Removal Fifteen years ago, Country Terrace Homeowners Association (HOA) was using 2 million gallons of water a year on outdoor irrigation in front of homes and in common areas. The 29-home, privately operated HOA built in the early 1990s, had swaths of lush grass in front of houses, between driveways, […]

Q&A with The Capitola Foundation

Q&A with The Capitola Foundation

Public Safety and Community Service By Lin Banks, President, Capitola Foundation Q) What is the Capitola Foundation? A) 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 […]

Pregnant Mare Rescue

Pregnant Mare Rescue

By Erin Kelly-Allshouse  What began as a project to rescue horses, specifically mares and their unborn foals from imminent slaughter, has become the life mission for founder and president of Pregnant Mare Rescue Lynn Hummer. Pregnant Mare Rescue is a temporary horse sanctuary committed to rescuing pregnant mares and orphaned foals from abuse, and advocating […]

Capitola Veterinary Hospital

Capitola Veterinary Hospital

By Jessica Johnson Established in 1992, Capitola Veterinary hospital is dedicated to professional and friendly client service combined with state of the art patient care. From general pet wellness to advanced services, Capitola Veterinary Hospital is a one-stop shop. Doctors River May, Katie Volat and Tiffany Mitchener offer in-house ultrasound, stem cell therapy, orthopedic surgery […]

Roux Dat Cajun Creole

Roux Dat Cajun Creole

Tasty Gumbos, Jambalayas and Po’ Boy Sandwiches in Capitola By Jessica Johnson When you think of Louisiana, chances are one of the first things you think of is the food — spicy, hearty food meant to bring friends and family together over a steaming pot of jambalaya or gumbo. Makes your mouth water just thinking […]

Fatima’s Fine Jewelry

Fatima’s Fine Jewelry

A strong commitment to customers has helped Fatima’s Fine Jewelry in Watsonville succeed and grow over the last 20 years. The owners, Franco and Fatima, started their business with door-to-door jewelry sales in their local neighborhood. In January 1995, they moved into their first permanent location at the Watsonville Discount Mall. Fatima’s flourished at the […]

Áegis Living in Aptos

Áegis Living in Aptos

“We’re the people who make life better.” By Erin Kelly-Allshouse Áegis Living is a community leader in the senior living industry that provides the highest level of care and service to its residents to meet senior living needs in Assisted Living. When people visit Áegis Living for the very first time, they discover joy and […]

William Clayton Greene Fine Jewelry Design

William Clayton Greene Fine Jewelry Design

Shimmer and Shine this Holiday Season By Erin Kelly-Allshouse On December 15th, William Clayton Greene Fine Jewelry Design in Scotts Valley will celebrate the holidays with an open house and Christmas sale from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. William Clayton Greene Fine Jewelry Design has helped make the holidays sparkle with diamond and gemstone jewelry […]

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