Capitola/Soquel

Local Measures on the Nov. 6, 2018 Ballot

Local Measures on the Nov. 6, 2018 Ballot

Measure B Soquel Union Elementary School District $96 per Year Special Tax on Real Property Two-Thirds (66.7%) Vote to pass Levy of a parcel tax for six (6) years beginning July 1, 2019 at a rate of $96 per year on each parcel within the School District raising approximately $990,000 annually in funding for the District […]

Capitola Plein Air Art Festival: 2018

Capitola Plein Air Art Festival: 2018

This fall, forty professional artists will arrive in Capitola to paint the town … literally! It’s Capitola Plein Air 2018, back for its fourth year! Artist set up their easels on the wharf, shore, and streets of our beautiful town, to paint live for three days. You’ll find hundreds of paintings on display, for sale, […]

Capitola City Council Election 2018

Capitola City Council Election 2018

For the Capitola City Council there are three seats up for election with four candidates. The council is losing two incumbents Michael Termini and Stephanie Harlan. Running for re-election is incumbent Jacque Bertrand. The other three candidates are Yvette Brooks, Jack Digby and Sam Storey who previously served on the council from 2006-2014. The Capitola […]

Meeting About 1500 Capitola Road

Meeting About 1500 Capitola Road

On Thursday, October 11, from 6:30 – 8 p.m. Mid-Pen Housing will be discussing an affordable housing and community services project on County-owned property at 1500 Capitola Road near 17th Avenue. The meeting takes place at Live Oak Elementary School, 1916 Capitola Rd, Santa Cruz. They invite the community to come together again for Mid-Pen […]

Capitola Local News: September 2018

Capitola Local News: September 2018

41st Avenue Losing Major Retailers Within 2 days of each other during the week of August 20 Orchard Supply Hardware (owned by hardware giant Lowe’s) in the King’s Plaza Shopping Center and Sears in the Capitola Mall announced they would be closing their stores here in Capitola before the end of 2018. According to Capitola […]

2018 Summer Festival Finales

2018 Summer Festival Finales

A Perfect End to a Fantastic Summer on the Central Coast By Noel Smith Another summer of entertaining visiting family and friends by showing them how truly fortunate we are who live here in Santa Cruz County is about to end. Now we can enjoy and take part in our own hometown celebrations. While the […]

Reopening of Renovated Goodwill Capitola Store

Reopening of Renovated Goodwill Capitola Store

Board Members, Staff Reflect On Legacy Of Service And Opportunity With the grand reopening of the Capitola Goodwill store on Aug. 22, outgoing board members Walt Henning and Charles Leigh-Wood –who played key roles in the development of Goodwill’s strategy – and Capitola store staff, production supervisor and assistant manager Jessica Hogue and Taylor Strang, […]

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 […]

Board Members, Staff Reflect on Legacy

Board Members, Staff Reflect on Legacy

Renovated Capitola Goodwill Store Reopens on August 22 With the grand reopening of the Capitola Goodwill store on Aug. 22, outgoing board members Walt Henning and Charles Leigh-Wood –who played key roles in the development of Goodwill’s strategy – and Capitola store staff, production supervisor and assistant manager Jessica Hogue and Taylor Strang, respectively, all […]

46th Annual Wharf to Wharf is a Winner

46th Annual Wharf to Wharf is a Winner

“The best little road race in California,” and its 16,000 contestants proved they are still in top shape in 2018. This coastal event with its music, cool ocean breeze (especially appreciated this summer), and scenic views of Monterey Bay appeals to everyone from world-class runners to costumed joggers. For the fifth straight year, the continent […]

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