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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 […]

La Selva Library Facing Renovations

La Selva Library Facing Renovations

Facility Will Close Sept. 1: Outdoor Learning Courtyard Included in Remodel The Santa Cruz Public Library System (SCPL) has announced the official closure date of the La Selva Beach Branch Library on September 1, 2019 in order to begin planned renovations. Meanwhile, the Friends of the Santa Cruz Public Libraries are asking for donations to […]

Bay Federal Aptos’ Move into Rancho Del Mar Complete

Bay Federal Aptos’ Move into Rancho Del Mar Complete

The relocation of Bay Federal Credit Union’s Aptos Branch to Rancho Del Mar Center is complete. Bay Federal has moved into 48 Rancho Del Mar, and officially opened for business in its new location on the morning of Monday, July 15. The new location allows plenty of parking for their members. The branch has also […]

Into The Woods Is a Hit!

Into The Woods Is a Hit!

By Lori Landino Cabrillo Stage Summer Festival has produced its second hit of the season. First it was Beehive, The 60s Musical that had audiences dancing in the aisles, now it’s Into The Woods directed and choreographed by Janie Scott. Into the Woods is a Tony-Awarding winning classic written by James Lapine and scored by […]

Betty Burgers Coming To Aptos

Betty Burgers Coming To Aptos

Santa Cruz County’s favorite burger restaurant is opening a new location in Aptos Village. If you drive up Trout Gulch you can see Betty Burgers under construction in the old Vapor Cleaners building across from Caroline’s Thrift Shop. Currently, there are 3 other Betty Burgers locations. One is on 41st Ave in Capitola, Seabright Ave […]

Summer Stroll in Seacliff

Summer Stroll in Seacliff

It’s time for summer fun with the Seacliff Improvement Association! Pedestrians, bicyclists, friends, family and neighbors are all invited to the stroll to Aptos Village as we promote pedestrian safety awareness on Saturday, August 3rd, 2019 When you arrive at the Aptos Village Green, take a quick survey, enjoy a snack, and enter to win […]

Seacliff State Beach Cleanup

Seacliff State Beach Cleanup

Thursday, July 18 • 9-11 a.m. Save Our Shores will be helping to educate beachgoers and volunteers about their options when it comes to reducing waste with the “Instead of this, try this!” program during the next Seacliff State Beach cleanup. The event will feature displays and discussions about alternatives for the plastic trash items […]

Aptos High School Robotics Team Wins International Title

Aptos High School Robotics Team Wins International Title

For the third year in a row, Aptos High School’s Robotics Team, Seal Team Scalyr*, competed in the International Marine Advanced Technology Education Remotely Operated Vehicle (MATE ROV) competition, and for the second time they have won. Their first international win was in 2017 when they won the championship against the next highest team by […]

Aptos’ 2019 Fourth of July Parade

Aptos’ 2019 Fourth of July Parade

The “World’s Shortest Parade” Winners! Grand Prize Best in Parade Agape Dance Academy Crowd Pleaser Aptos All Stars (11 year olds) Adult Groups First Prize Ukulele Club Judges’ Choice Campus Vitus Bands First Prize Grand Sam Judges Choice Watsonville Community Band Pets First Prize West Coast Great Pyrenees Judges’ Choice Monterey Bay Dog Training Club […]

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