Aptos

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. […]






SC Music Fest Scores Another Stellar Lineup

SC Music Fest Scores Another Stellar Lineup

Memorial Day Weekend • Saturday, May 28 and Sunday, May 29 • Gates open 10 a.m. Aptos Village Park This year’s Santa Cruz American Music Festival is bringing in some of the biggest names in rock, blues, folk and funk and showcasing some adventurous new directions. Saturday headliner Mellissa Etheridge is a household name among […]






2017 National Agriculture Spring Luncheon

2017 National Agriculture Spring Luncheon

A record crowd attended the National Agriculture Spring Luncheon held March 15 at the Santa Cruz County Fair Heritage Hall in Watsonville. The annual event is coordinated by the Santa Cruz County Farm Bureau and the educational organization Agri-Culture. Al Smith Friend of Agriculture Award presented to Ted Burke At the luncheon, the 2017 Al Smith […]






World’s Biggest Garage Sale 2017

World’s Biggest Garage Sale 2017

Preparations Underway For Twin Lakes’ Annual Second Harvest Fundraiser Saturday, May 13, 8 a.m. – 2 p.m. • Twin Lakes Church 2701 Cabrillo College Drive, Aptos We Need Your Help! Donate, volunteer, spread the word, and shop! Donate! Donate great stuff! We want clothing (in great condition), furniture, housewares, working appliances, gardening things, linens & bedding […]






New Aptos Art Festival Launching May 13

New Aptos Art Festival Launching May 13

Come celebrate the launch of the Spring Aptos Arts and Craft Festival on Saturday, May 13 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Rancho Del Mar Center. The festival will showcase 45 local artists, artisans and designers selling jewelry, clothing, fine art, glass, sculpture and other one-of-a-kind handmade items. This indoor/outdoor show will be […]






Aptos Shakespeare Club Looks At “Twelfth Night”

Aptos Shakespeare Club Looks At “Twelfth Night”

The Saturday Shakespeare Club will examine “Twelfth Night,” one of Shakespeare’s most popular comedies, on five Saturdays beginning May 6, all at 10 a.m. in Christ Lutheran Church, 10707 Soquel Drive in Aptos. May 6: At its first session, Michael Warren, UC Santa Cruz emeritus professor of literature and consultant to Santa Cruz Shakespeare, will […]






Happy Birthday Agnes Reed!

Happy Birthday Agnes Reed!

By Kevin Newhouse Local Aptos resident Agnes Reed celebrated her 100th birthday on March 9, 2017. Agnes comes from a long line of Aptos residents and although she was born in San Francisco, she spent many summers coming to Aptos as a young girl. I recently had the opportunity to sit down and talk with […]






“The Places We Will Go!”

“The Places We Will Go!”

Delta High School Fund Raiser Takes Place May 18 By Mary Altier The Delta High School at Cabrillo College invites the public to attend their second annual fundraiser on Thursday, May 18, 5:30 to 8:00 p.m. at Cabrillo College’s lovely Sesnon House, 6500 Soquel Drive, Aptos. The event, titled “The Places We Will Go!” will […]






Valencia Road Update: April 27

Valencia Road Update: April 27

By Zach Friend I wanted to write to provide you with the latest on Valencia Road – specifically the schedule for construction of the temporary bridge! As you know, it’s been a complex process getting to this point (with federal and state regulatory agencies, utility relocations and more) but we now have a construction schedule from […]






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