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Brothers Die in Canoe Accident

Brothers Die in Canoe Accident

Nick Nell – 1977-2013 • Ray Nell – 1982-2013 Thirty-five-year-old Nicholas Xavier Nell of Scotts Valley, and 30-year-old Raymond Jacob Nell of Aptos, drowned in Lexington Reservoir near Highway 17 as a result of their canoe turning over in windy conditions, according to the Santa Clara County Medical Examiner-Coroner’s Office. About 1 p.m. Sunday May […]

SV Capital Improvements Coming!

SV Capital Improvements Coming!

City Council approves budget for its Capital Improvements Program thru 2018 By Noel Smith – noel@cyber-times.com The Scotts Valley City Council has approved the City’s 2013-2018 Capital Improvement Program (CIP) as presented its Public Works Department. The total Capital Improvement Program for its streets, parks, other facilities and infrastructure for fiscal year 2013-14 is almost […]

SqCWD Wants You to Save Water!

SqCWD Wants You to Save Water!

District Asks Users to Begin to Conserve Water in Hopes of Preventing Mandatory Restrictions Noel Smith – noel@cyber-times.com At its April 16 meeting the Soquel Creek Water District declared a Stage 2 water shortage warning. It is asking all customers to reduce their water usage by 15 percent from May to October 2013. This is […]

Aptos Blue Low-income Apartments

Aptos Blue Low-income Apartments

By Noel Smith – noel@cyber-times.com Behind the Community Foundation of Santa Cruz County building just across from the Rancho Del Mar Shopping Center, a new 40-unit apartment housing project is under construction. The name of the project is Aptos Blue and its one, two and three bedroom apartments will be available to low, very low, […]

Music — A Gift For Life

Music — A Gift For Life

Our district is very fortunate to have a dynamic music educator who is very passionate in providing her students (kindergarten through fifth grade) with an incredible gift in the area of music appreciation. Ms. Diane Bock is an extraordinary educator who works hard to teach all children how to have a lifetime appreciation for loving […]

A.A. Safe & Security Company

A.A. Safe & Security Company

Security Solutions for Life By Colleen Hughes “Dedicated to an ever evolving industry of security solutions for the better good of our community and beyond.” What started as a key cutting and lock change store is now the largest security center on the central coast for all facets of your security needs. Established in 1956, […]

Aptos Village Icon

Aptos Village Icon

The centerpiece of the new Aptos Village is planned to be the Apple Barn (aka Hihn apple packing shed), which was built around 1891. According to the County’s Aptos Village Plan approved in 2010: “By the late 1890s, paralleling the agricultural trend going on in the Pajaro Valley, apples became the focus of activities on […]

Cabrillo College Local Theatre Festival

Cabrillo College Local Theatre Festival

Festival runs April 19 – May 12 in the Cabrillo Black Box Theater Cabrillo College Theatre Arts Department Presents Festival of Local Theatre Groups Aptos, CA— Cabrillo College’s Theatre Arts Department will present a festival of plays, storytelling and improvisation from the local theatre community in collaboration with Cabrillo students. With over 30 local theatre […]

Cabrillo Gallery presents “Tribute”

Cabrillo Gallery presents “Tribute”

For Cabrillo Instructors Abbott and Milhoan  March 22 – April 26. Reception Thursday, March 21, 5:30-7:00 p.m. Aptos, CA—The Cabrillo Gallery presents an exhibition entitled “Tribute,” to honor the recent retirements of long time Art Department faculty members, Jamie Abbott and Ron Milhoan, with a showing of their sculptures and paintings. “Ron Milhoan’s current paintings […]