PRESS ROOM

April 30, 2019

PERSEPHONE BISTRO OPENS IN APTOS

The latest eatery in mid-county is a diminutive bistro adjacent to Aptos Creek. Focusing on seasonal fare from local fishermen and produce growers, Persephone – named after the Greek goddess – features house made pastas and other Italian-accented dishes, such as savory garlic-parmesan budino paired with seasonal vegetables; and chilled fennel soup with smoked salmon and dill oil garnish.

April 30, 2019

NEW POOL AREA DEBUTS AT THE BEACH STREET INN & SUITES

The Beach Street Inn & Suites now offers a sweet spot for visitors across from Main Beach in the heart of Santa Cruz’s beach area. The completion of a new pool, hot tub, and fire pit is part of an overall, eight-year-long renovation of the entire property’s 48 rooms on the two-acre site, which sits in close proximity to the Santa Cruz Wharf, Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk, and scenic West Cliff Drive.

April 30, 2019

NEW TRAILS FEATURED AT GLENWOOD PRESERVE OPEN SPACE

A new set of trails at the Glenwood Preserve Open Space in Scotts Valley means the area is one step closer to completion of its long-term plan of complete public access. Located a mere six miles from the beaches of Santa Cruz, this 166-acre preserve consists of grasslands, riparian forests and wetlands. Boasting three miles of walking and biking trails and gentle gradients, this western area of the preserve – accessible through Siltanen Park – is ideal for hiking, running and group fitness activities.