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Aptos Chamber Vendors Wanted for Trunk Show!

Aptos Chamber Vendors Wanted for Trunk Show!

Vendors wanted! It’s High Time For Tea and Fashion! Tea, Fashion Show, Trunk Show and Auction is an amazing opportunity for you to sell merchandise to audience of 200 people. We are looking for those who sell Jewelry, Purses, Clothing, Skin Care, Hair & Beauty Products, Soaps, Candles, Etc. The Trunk Show is a great place […]

New “Sustainable Ag-Tech” Degree at Cabrillo

New “Sustainable Ag-Tech” Degree at Cabrillo

Prepares Students for Careers in the Emerging Agriculture Technology Industry Cabrillo College has officially launched a new Associates of Science degree in Sustainable Agriculture Technology. In addition to launching the new degree, Cabrillo’s Horticulture Department has refurbished 3,000 sq. ft. of greenhouse space with LED lighting from LumiGrow, built a new 2,000 sq. ft. greenhouse […]

Mariners Football Senior Heading North

Mariners Football Senior Heading North

Aptos High Tight End/Linebacker Commits to Whitworth University in Washington Aptos High School’s Shane Modena, a stand-out tight end and linebacker on the Mariner’s varsity football team, signed a National Letter of Intent (NLI) for Whitworth University in Spokane, Wa., during a signing ceremony on Feb. 27. With his teammates and coaches at his side, […]

Aces Win Winter Blast Tournament

Aces Win Winter Blast Tournament

The Aptos Aces 10U baseball team traveled to Sunnyvale in January to compete in the 2019 Winter Blast baseball tournament at Twin Creeks Sports Complex. On the first day of the tournament the Aces relied on strong defense and an early Home Run by Max “Prime Time” St. Denis to keep them in the game […]

Celebrating 100 Years of the Cement Ship, Part 1

Celebrating 100 Years of the Cement Ship, Part 1

By Kevin Newhouse Around the world there are certain landmarks that are so well known, it is impossible not to associate them with the city/town in which they are located. Paris has the Eiffel Tower. New York has the Statue of Liberty. San Francisco has the Golden Gate Bridge. And in Aptos, we have the […]

TPG’s 19th Annual Poetry Winners

TPG’s 19th Annual Poetry Winners

  The Times Publishing Group, Inc.’s Valentine’s Day Poetry Contest has been a success once more. Thanks to all our readers who participated and shared their stories in prose. We want to thank these local businesses for providing our winners the following fabulous prizes: For the Scotts Valley Times, Malone’s Grille For the Aptos Times, […]

Aptos High School Sports Updates

Aptos High School Sports Updates

Girls Basketball Crowned CCS Champs! AHS defeated South San Francisco 58-37 and won the 2019 CCS D3 Girls Basketball Championship. It is their second CCS Championship in three years, winning in 2017 and in 1983. The team also won the SCCAL championship this year, the second win in two years. ••• Wrestling Team Wins CCS […]

Tootsie Roll Drive Benefits Hope Services

Tootsie Roll Drive Benefits Hope Services

The Knights of Columbus successfully raised $1300 at their Annual Tootsie Roll Drive. The money was collected over one weekend, by giving out Tootsie Rolls in front of Safeway at the Rancho Del Mar Shopping Center. People walking by donated from their own pocket, an act of kindness that transformed into a generous gift. A […]

Landmark Targeted For Housing

Landmark Targeted For Housing

Three Aptos Buildings Among Those Suggested For PRH By Lori Landino The County Planning Department has put forward a proposal for consideration to the Planning Commission (and soon the Board of Supervisors) for potentially creating Permanent Room Housing (PRH) in our area. There are nine properties in Santa Cruz County set to be “repurposed.” They […]

Rafael Castro: First Private Landowner in Aptos

Rafael Castro: First Private Landowner in Aptos

By Kevin Newhouse For thousands of years, the Awaswas people, who were a division of the Ohlone Native American Tribe, inhabited Santa Cruz County. There were villages in the Santa Cruz Mountains and along the coast spanning from today’s Davenport to Aptos. In 1791 Mission Santa Cruz was built and in 1797 the Villa de […]

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