APTOS — Safeway corporation held a public forum at Rancho del Mar Shopping Center in Aptos Thursday, where the company is planning a major facelift.
Officials said the outreach efforts — which include another meeting in December — was a way to keep the community up to date on the evolving plans.
Charlie Eadie of Hamilton Swift & Associates, the Santa Cruz firm hired to design the plans, said they were redrawn recently after residents expressed concern that the original plans too closely resembled a big-box store.
“Community feedback said they wanted it to be unique to Aptos,” he said.For the complete article see the 12-01-2012 issue.
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