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Fighting Youth Violence for Four Years

Fighting Youth Violence for Four Years

May 18 was Youth Violence Prevention Day in Santa Cruz County, marking four years since the Santa Cruz County Board of Supervisors endorsed Turning the Curve: Santa Cruz County’s Youth Violence Prevention Strategic Plan, which has led to meaningful change in the lives of local youth. The Youth Violence Prevention Task Force (YVPT) is a […]

“Wine Wander” Through Aptos Village

“Wine Wander” Through Aptos Village

Santa Cruz Wineries Host Fundraiser for Aptos Elementaries Santa Cruz Mountains Winegrowers Association is helping the Aptos community learn more about the new look Aptos Village, and raising money for local elementary schools with “Aptos Wine Wander.” The event, which will be on June 8th at 1-4 p.m., will feature wines from 10 Santa Cruz […]

Annual Golf Tourney Supports Grieving Kids

Annual Golf Tourney Supports Grieving Kids

Nineteenth Fairways for Kids Fundraiser at Seascape Golf Club A Success The Friends of Hospice of Santa Cruz County presented another successful Fairways for Kids Golf Tournament at Seascape Golf Club on May 1, 2019. The event brought 115 golfers out for a day of golf, dinner and auctions, which raised funds for Hospice of […]

Beatles Forever

Beatles Forever

The Aptos High & Junior High school choirs will be performing a Beatles compellation concert Saturday and Sunday, May 18 and 19, at the Aptos High Performing Arts Center. The performance is lead by choir director Holly Ota. Aptos High rock bands Threat Level Midnight & Feedback will perform for the first 30 minutes after […]

From Tragedy to Advocacy

From Tragedy to Advocacy

By Kona Gleitman In the early evening, last October, a mountain lion jumped over a six-foot metal fence in the Miller family yard, and killed daughter Scarlet’s three pet goats. It was devastating. Researchers from the UCSC Puma Project came and stayed at the house in an attempt to collar the lion for tracking and […]

Cabrillo Launches “Landed”

Cabrillo Launches “Landed”

First College in California to Launch Program; Already Helping K-12 School Employees in County Buy Homes Cabrillo College announced it has become the first institution of higher education in California to launch with Landed, a down payment assistance and homebuyer education program aimed at helping educators and school employees afford to buy homes. The program […]

Celebrating 100 Years of the Cement Ship, Part 3

Celebrating 100 Years of the Cement Ship, Part 3

By Kevin Newhouse In the two previous parts of this story, I told you how and why the S.S. Palo Alto (The Cement Ship) was built and how she ended up in Aptos. Launched in May 1919 and arriving in Aptos in January 1930, the Cement Ship was part of the Seacliff Amusement Corporation’s plan […]

Cinco De Mayo Fundraiser

Cinco De Mayo Fundraiser

For Aptos History Museum at Best Western Seacliff Inn Attention wine collectors, wine drinkers, and fans of Marilyn Monroe! A seven bottle collection: 5 bottles of limited addition “Marilyn Merlot” wine and 2 Norma Jeane wines, will be available in the silent auction at the Aptos History Museum’s Annual Fundraiser and Cinco de Mayo celebration […]

Modern Woodmen Honored

Modern Woodmen Honored

Local Members Earn 2018 Impact Maker Award Members of Modern Woodmen of America chapter 7777 in Aptos, California, were recently recognized for coordinating an exemplary Matching Fund fundraising event. The event that received the recognition was a community barbecue and auction for the San Jose Firefighters Burn Foundation. The event was inspired by another chapter’s […]

Mariners’ Celebrate Golden Anniversary

Mariners’ Celebrate Golden Anniversary

Aptos High Inducting Nine in Sports Hall of Fame at Annual Dinner Aptos High School is celebrating its 50th Anniversary in 2019, and as part of that celebration it will be holding the annual Hall of Fame Dinner Saturday, May 4, at the Seascape Golf Course Clubhouse, one day after the Aptos Sports Foundation’s annual […]

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