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Congressional Mobile Office Hours in Aptos for Veterans

Congressional Mobile Office Hours in Aptos for Veterans

SALINAS — Congressman Jimmy Panetta (CA-20) announced staff mobile office hours for veterans’ services in Aptos on Monday, September 24. Mobile office hours are an opportunity for veterans living on the central coast of California to meet with Congressional staff members. To schedule a meeting, please call Congressman Panetta’s Salinas office at 831-424-2229 Veterans Information Center […]

“Our Community Reads” Begins its Second Year!

“Our Community Reads” Begins its Second Year!

The idea behind “OCR” is to foster community by having as many people at one time reading the same book. Through a planned series of events that draw on the themes from the book, people have the opportunity to gather and share ideas. Last year when the program was unveiled, the book selection was “Born […]

Aptos Chamber 2018 Awards Dinner

Aptos Chamber 2018 Awards Dinner

Honoring those in our community who are making a difference! In a society where there never seems to be a time for much of anything, someone who finds time for others is a rarity. The Aptos Chamber of Commerce invites you to celebrate with us as we honor a few of those people who continue to […]

Oasis High School

Oasis High School

Oasis is a WASC-accredited high school designed to meet the needs of students who benefit from a personalized learning program. Oasis High School is one of the Santa Cruz County Office of Education Alternative Education programs and is located on the Cabrillo College campus. Students work with their parent or guardian, teacher, and counselor to design an educational […]

Thriving With ADHD

Thriving With ADHD

Symposium for Those Whose Lives are Touched by Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder ADHD is REAL! ADHD affects one in 11 children, ages 4-17, according to the National Survey of Children’s Health, and 4.4 percent of adults aged 18-44. ADHD impacts school, jobs, relationships, and much more which is why ADHD Coaches, Judy Brenis, and Hannah […]

Cabrillo College Student Mentoring Program

Cabrillo College Student Mentoring Program

Faculty and Staff One-to-One Mentorship Increases Student Success Rates Since its launch in 2016, the volunteer Mentor Program has been making a positive impact on the lives of Cabrillo College students. With fall semester starting August 27, Cabrillo staff and faculty are working to improve student success outcomes, by preparing new faculty and staff mentors […]

Local businesses to join New Leaf at Aptos Village

Local businesses to join New Leaf at Aptos Village

SWENSON is pleased to announce that five local businesses plan to join New Leaf Community Markets at Aptos Village: The Penny Ice Creamery, Cat & Cloud Coffee, Sereno Group, Sockshop & Shoe Company and a restaurant led by Michelin 3-star chef David Kinch. “Our team has been working diligently to attract talented local business that […]

Community Bridges Dinner Raises $63,000

Community Bridges Dinner Raises $63,000

The third annual Farm to Fork Gala, benefiting local nonprofit Community Bridges, raised over $63,000 for the organization’s ten human services programs across Santa Cruz County. The August 4 event, held at Aptos Village Park, featured a locally sourced dinner by Teen Kitchen Project, local wines, Discretion Brewing beer, a live band, a live auction […]

Santa Cruz Montessori School Goes Solar

Santa Cruz Montessori School Goes Solar

Patience is a virtue. A decade of patience makes miracles happen. In 2008 the Santa Cruz Montessori (SCM) board approved a strategic action plan for the greening of the school. Junior high students in the Wavecrest class were tasked with organizing a Green Science Fair to determine the most effective way the school could go […]

Aptos/La Selva – Central Fire Town Hall Meeting

Aptos/La Selva – Central Fire Town Hall Meeting

by Administrative Assistant Sarah Melton, Aptos-La Selva Fire Protection To Our Valued Community Members: Since 1971 several reports have been compiled looking at how the Central Fire District of Santa Cruz County and the Aptos/La Selva Fire District could work more efficiently together through either a joint-powers authority (JPA), or consolidating the districts into one […]

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