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Greywater Harvesting

Greywater Harvesting: for people and gardens in the Western United States, greywater is the most available source of water for gardens. Currently in the Santa Cruz area, most of greywater goes to water treatment plants or septic tanks. In this same area, there are approximately 2.3 million gallons of potential greywater that can be used […]

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Art Supplies Ink

Art Supplies, Ink.

Art Supplies Ink is a relatively recent addition to Aptos, but they are a welcome shop bringing color and art to the Aptos Village Square shopping center. They are easy to spot as you drive by on Soquel Dr., by looking for their Pop Art switch box, which technically grabs attention for all of the […]

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Ace Hardware

Ace Hardware

Ace is the Place for Hardware. Located on Soquel Dr. in the Rancho Del Mar shopping center, Ace has been providing Aptos with hardware, construction and renovation supplies for years. Every Aptos local has probably shopped here at some point. They make keys here. Address: 72 Rancho Del Mar, Aptos, CA 95003 Phone:(831) 662-0222

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Local's Guide to Santa Cruz - Life Coaching

Santa Cruz Life Coaches

Sharing an excerpt from the Local’s Guide to Santa Cruz http://Santa-Cruz-Ca.Org about picking and getting the most from a life coach. Life Coaching: What life coaches offer There is a lot that a professional life coach can offer. You may find that you didn’t even realize how much you were fighting yourself after a few […]

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Oyunaa's Mongolian Cuisine

Oyanuua’s Mongolian Cuisine

This place is a newcomer to the neighborhood a the end of Seabright Ave. and Soquel, but they seem to be doing great, and we have heard good things about their food. Address: 1209 Soquel Avenue, Santa Cruz, CA 95062 Phone:(831) 469-9900

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Akira Sushi Chef

Akira Sushi

This is easily one of the best sushi places in town, if not one of the most enjoyed local restaurants. Address: 1222 Soquel Ave, Santa Cruz, CA 95062 Phone:(831) 600-7093

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Aldo's Bakery

Aldo’s Bakery

Aldo’s Italian Bakery has been in the Soquel Village for decades. They also have Aldo’s Harborside Restaurant at the Yacht Harbor. When I was going to school at Soquel High I used to absolutely love these giant loaves of Cheese bread Aldo’s would always have, fresh out of the oven. Address: 4628 Soquel Dr, Soquel, […]

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Closet Capers

Closet Capers

Costume Rentals Right next to the Rio Theatre at Seabright Ave and Soquel. This is a costume shop and they also have a lot of fun vintage clothing. Address: 1211 Soquel Ave, Santa Cruz, CA 95062 Phone:(831) 425-7685

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Roller Palladium

Roller Palladium

The Santa Cruz Roller Palladium has been here, on Seabright Ave. helping cool kids be cool for 65 years! Address: 1606 Seabright Ave, Santa Cruz, CA 95062 Phone:(831) 423-0844 www: www.santacruzrollerpalladium.com

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