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Cemetery History Tour
Get Spooky Season started with a tour of Evergreen Cemetery, hosted by the Santa Cruz Museum of Art & History. Get set up at the MAH table that will be set up at the entrance, then travel back in time on a 30-minute self-guided tour (map provided upon arrival). 10/9 | 4-7pm | $5
West Cliff Outdoor Market
Once a month local food trucks, craft artisans, and live music come to picturesque West Cliff. Stop by the Surfer’s parking lot or the Lighthouse parking lot from 10 am - 6 pm on 10/8 to enjoy this amazing event!
Girls Rock Bike Ride!
Gather the girl gang and get out on the trail! Girls Rock, a female Santa Cruz Mountain Biking group, is partnering with Bicycle Trip and leading a trail ride. Meet at Bicycle Trip at 9 a.m. on Saturday morning!

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Early October is the Sweet Spot for Home Buyers | As the market cools down a touch, the environment for home buyers starts looking a little friendlier. Researchers predict the first couple of weeks in October will be a golden window of opportunity: more homes, fewer bidding wars, adjusted home prices, and low interest rates make this a good time to buy. Read More

Favorite Soup Recipes

25 Warm and Cozy Fall Soup Recipes | The beginning of fall may bring some of Monterey Bay’s best weather, but there is no denying that the evenings are cooling down. It’s time to bring out the good old comfort food. Find recipes to fan favorites like roasted Butternut Squash, Creamy Tortellini, Coconut Curry Lentil, and more to raise the ante on coziness. Read More

How Well Do You Know Capitola?

Before Capitola became the bustling seaside hamlet we know today, it was sought out for its convenient location on the coast. However, it didn’t take long for word of idyllic weather and soft sandy beaches to reach eager vacationers inland. Read More.

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The only thing better than listening to the crashing surf from your balcony is walking to it in under 5 minutes. That’s what you get at this Rio Del Mar Beach stunner. Though you’re a quick walk to the sand, your street is a peaceful reprieve from the crowds, with large oak trees creating a private facade. Inside, walk out to the balcony where you can see a peek of the ocean, feel the salty breeze, & listen to the melodic surf.
3 Bedrooms | 2 Bathrooms | 1,488 SF | $1,625,000
This home is all about family fun in the forest! Not only is there plenty of space with 3 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, & an office, there’s a huge kitchen primed for whipping up banana pancakes on Saturday mornings. Centered under a large skylight, the kitchen island is the ultimate prep space – from school lunches to crockpot dinners, to mixing up warm brownies. If you want more sun, relax on one of two large decks. The back deck is the size of some backyards, giving you ample room to entertain, eat al fresco & roast marshmallows.
3 Bedrooms | 2 Bathrooms | 1,564 SF | 0.49 Acres | $875,000
At this beautiful custom home in Day Valley, you can expect timeless architecture married with modern elements, and classic lines with unexpected curves. It’s designed by local architects Marty and John Fiorovich of the Fiorovich Group, and the custom finishes show attention to detail. Beyond the elegant layout, 3 large bedrooms mean there is room for the whole family, & the convenient location gives you easy access to everyone’s activities. You’ll love this elegant home for its form; you’ll want to stay for its function.
3 Bedrooms | 3.5 Bathrooms | 3,221 SF | 0.51 Acres | $1,495,000

100 Santana Ln, Aptos


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“Kelsey has helped guide me through the home-buying process and is readily available to answer any questions I have! She’s very professional, communicative, and caring. I’d recommend using Kelsey Brown and Strock Real Estate if you too are looking to buy or sell! She has gone above and beyond to help me understand the complexity of a fast-moving market. Highly recommend!”
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