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Debate Stirs Around Second Story

Debate Stirs Around Second Story

Neighbors Question Location of Aptos Mental Health Facility; Supporters Stand Their Ground By Tom Honig & Patrice Edwards Neighbors of a mental health facility on Estates Drive in Aptos are up in arms about the continuing presence of the six-bed respite, which serves those suffering from mental health symptoms. Known as Second Story Peer Respite, […]

Aptos High’s New Quad

Aptos High’s New Quad

On Sept. 19, Aptos High School students were able to stand in the newly remodeled quad! During lunchtime, students participated in a ribbon cutting ceremony, performed by the ASB President Josh Powell with the assistance of Francesca Goyette, ASB VP, and Erin deCastongrene, ASB Secretary. “We couldn’t have done this without our families’ support of […]

Another Amazing Annual Coastal Cleanup Day!

Another Amazing Annual Coastal Cleanup Day!

2,189 passionate volunteers worked from 9 to Noon on Saturday, September 21, collecting more than 6,000 pound of trash and over 1,700 pounds of recycling from 64 beaches, rivers, and inland areas across Monterey and Santa Cruz Counties! Annual Coastal Cleanup Day is California’s biggest cleanup of the year, which takes place annually on International […]

Cabrillo Refinancing Saves for Local Taxpayers

Cabrillo Refinancing Saves for Local Taxpayers

The Cabrillo Community College District announced that it has refinanced a portion of Cabrillo’s Election of 2004 General Obligation Bonds and 2012 General Obligation Refunding Bonds, resulting in $29,542,000 in interest rate savings to local taxpayers. Under the leadership of its Governing Board, Cabrillo Administration took the initiative to capture historically low interest rates to […]

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 […]

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 […]

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