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Aptos High Alum Coates Helps Navy Train Logistics Specialists

Aptos High Alum Coates Helps Navy Train Logistics Specialists

Chief Petty Officer Lawrence Coates, a native of Santa Cruz, was inspired to join the Navy by travel opportunities. “I joined to travel and ended up being able to see lots of places,” said Coates. Now, 18 years later, Coates is stationed with the Navy Service Support Advanced Training Command (NSSATC) San Diego, a new […]

Where is Bobo?

Where is Bobo?

By Kevin Newhouse Anybody who knows me knows I’m a huge fan of local history, horror movies, and unsolved/unexplained mysteries. Every now and then, there’s a story that combines all three of those interests. And since Halloween is right around the corner, it seems like a perfect time to tell the tale of the mysterious […]

Aptos Chamber Awards Honorees Announced

Aptos Chamber Awards Honorees Announced

In a society where there never seems to be enough time for much, someone who finds time for others is a rarity. We hope that you will join us as we honor those who have made an impact in our community. The Aptos Chamber Of Commerce Is Proud To Announce it’s annual Community Awards winners […]

Aptos Artist Wins Giant Dipper Contest

Aptos Artist Wins Giant Dipper Contest

The Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk announced the winners of the Giant Dipper 95th Anniversary Contest. Over 250 Giant Dipper fans of all ages submitted entries ranging from paintings and digital art to poems and 3-D models. “Picking a Grand Prize winner, was not an easy task,” said Boardwalk archivist Jessie Durant. “So many of the […]

Cabrillo’s Etech Students Building Low-Cost Homes

Cabrillo’s Etech Students Building Low-Cost Homes

For three families on the Central Coast, the California dream of owning a home has come true thanks to Cabrillo College Engineering Technology (Etech) students who are pioneering one way the state can address the affordable housing crisis. Through Cabrillo College’s Etech program, students are getting hands-on experience in home building at every stage of […]

Aptos High Wins NorCal Public School of the Year

Aptos High Wins NorCal Public School of the Year

A pair of Central Coast Section titles were just the tip of the iceberg for Aptos High in the 2018-2019 school year, as the Mariners achieved tremendous success at the section level, adding on to a rich history of success as mainstays of the Santa Cruz Coast Athletic League. After winning 16 league titles in […]

Support for Community Bridges

Support for Community Bridges

Locals Flood to Fourth Annual Farm to Fork Gala The fourth annual Farm to Fork Gala, benefiting human services nonprofit Community Bridges, was held on August 3 at the La Selva Beach Clubhouse. 150 people enjoyed wonderful food catered by Barbara & Company Catering, Discretion Brewing beer and Alfaro Family Wines. Aaron Groff, KION News […]

Fifth Grader From Valencia Wins Beauty Pageant

Fifth Grader From Valencia Wins Beauty Pageant

Miss Dorothy DeLisle, an Aptos 5th grader at Valencia Elementary School, traveled to Sacramento on July 16 for the Sunburst Beauty Pageant. She won Overall High Point and for her age division, (7-10) won Queen, Best Attire, Most Photogenic, Top Model Look and Demin Wear Winner. She also participated in two other pageants this summer […]

Aptos Alum Carlos Torres Signs with SF Giants

Aptos Alum Carlos Torres Signs with SF Giants

By Lori Landino On Aug. 5, right-handed pitcher and Aptos High School alum Carlos Torres signed a minor league contract with the San Francisco Giants and pitched three perfect innings in his debut with their AAA team in Sacramento On Aug. 11. Inducted into the Mariners’ Hall of Fame in 2009, Torres has played for […]

Sante Arcangeli Tasting Room Opens Amid Personal Tragedy

Sante Arcangeli Tasting Room Opens Amid Personal Tragedy

By Erin Kelly-Allhouse Heartfelt generosity from volunteers, longtime devoted friends and neighbors of beloved owners of Sante Arcangeli Winery, John Benedetti and his late wife Melanie Benedetti, came together to launch the new Sante Arcangeli tasting room in Aptos Village this summer — making it a true labor of love. Neighboring shop owners and close […]

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