Village Corner

The Dawning of the Age of Aquarius in Capitola

The Dawning of the Age of Aquarius in Capitola

By Margaret Kinstler In 1960, my parents bought a little cabin on the Soquel Creek, and my mother and we kids would come and spend the summer there. My Dad would come on the weekends from Sacramento. Dad bought the 600 square feet cabin for $28,000, which was a lot in those days. The story […]

Capitola Garage Sale a Success

Capitola Garage Sale a Success

CVRA supports the Human Care Alliance By Gina Velez, CVRA President It wasn’t long ago that the Capitola Village Residents Association was awarded the “Good Neighbor Proclamation” for our efforts in last year’s Capitola Garage Sale. Last year’s $745 dollars along with this year’s $630 in sales on Saturday April 20, brings us to an […]

Capitola in the 1950s

Capitola in the 1950s

By Margaret Kinstler When I was a kid growing up in Sacramento, our family of five always took a two-week vacation in the summer. We were looking for water and an escape from the excruciating heat of the Sacramento Valley. We usually went to Lake Tahoe and stayed in cabins right on the beach at […]

New Capitola General Plan taking shape

By Nels Westman and Rich Didday The City of Capitola is undergoing a $1.3 million update of its General Plan, Local Coastal Plan, Zoning Ordinances and Climate Action Plan. These documents will guide Capitola’s development for at least the next 20 years. They will impact the lives and property of every resident of Capitola for […]