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Pizza Panacea: Nonna Vivi brings inspired taste to traditional Italian American staple

Nonna Vivi Pizzeria quietly nestled in Rio Rico.

Birthday party, reunion and family get-together cuisine typically isn’t the pinnacle of culinary bliss and the usual pizza eatery patron is served a slice of uninspired pizza. The thought of a decent meal isn’t normally part of the equation. Enter Nonna Vivi Pizzeria quietly nestled in Rio Rico. Making a big noise when it comes to delivering high quality pizzas ... Read More »

New Business: Local returns to open studio

Luis F. Garcia

Luis F. Garcia, born and raised in Nogales, Arizona has returned to the border to provide his photography services, an accomplished press photographer for over two decades, has covered events both foreign and domestic for multiple organizations and publications. He has led photography expeditions throughout China, Mongolia, Italy, Israel and a climb to Mt. Fuji, Japan and has traveled extensively ... Read More »

Junior Olympics

Long jump contestant at the Junior Olympics

The Nogales Lions Club held its annual Junior Olympics at Nogales High School this past May 11, 2011. Children from elementary schools around Nogales competed in this years event. The event had been postponed from a previous date due to the poor air quality resulting from the fires that swept the out skirts of Nogales. “The weather was beautiful, and ... Read More »

Students of the Quarter at Nogales Rotary Club

Rotary Club hosts Students of the Quarter

May 12, 2011: The Nogales Rotary Club honored the Students of the Quarter from schools, which included schools from the local area. The awards ceremony is coordinated between the rotary club and rotary member and School Superintendent Alfredo Velasquez. The award is based on the Rotarian 4-way test which asks the following questions: 1. Is it the truth? 2. Is ... Read More »

May 2011 NHS Students of the Month

Hannah Milner, May 2011, NHS Student of the Month

Nogales High School announces its last Student of the Month list for the 2011 school year. The students are selected for their academic achievement by their teachers and are honored with breakfast at Nogales High School and then presented at the Nogales Lions Club where they enjoy lunch and talk to Lions Club members about the achievement. Read More »

“Fiesta de Mayo” celebration

2011 "Fiesta de Mayo" queen is selected and crowned.

The city of Nogales hosted its “Fiestas de de Mayo” celebration this past May 7, 2011. The celebration began with a parade that featured all the candidates and continued to Pierson Field were local vendors sold food. Entertainment with Mexican traditional music and “Baile Folklorico”. The celebration featured many local dance groups that provided beautiful traditional dances in amazing traditional ... Read More »

Banamex USA holds grand opening

Representives and Executives from Banamex USA.

Banamex USA located in Nogales, AZ., held its grand opening this past May 5, 2011. The event featured food hosted from La Roca Restaurant, beverages and music. Executives from Banamex USA were on hand to over see the event. Many community members were on hand to speak with bank representatives about the new facilities. Read More »

Exchange Club of Santa Cruz County

Exchange Club of Santa Cruz County has Dana Gallardo as guest speaker at past meeting.

The Exchange Club of Santa Cruz County had Dana Gallardo as guest speaker at past breakfast meeting at Danika’s Restaurant in Rio Rico, AZ. Dana Gallardo spoke about the First Things First program in Santa Cruz County. The program manages two facilities, on in RIo Rico and one in Nogales. The program focuses on early child development. Read More »

“Fiestas de Mayo” queens unite at Frida’s

Candidates for Queen from Nogales, AZ., and Nogales, Sonora, MX.

Organizers, past queens and queens united on May 5, 2011 at Frida’s in Nogales days before the “Fiestas de Mayo” celebration. Food and beverages were served to guests, as the candidates had a chance to meet the public to take pictures.1946 “Fiestas de Mayo” Queen, Amelia Fernandez Melendez was special guest at the get together. The celebration also hosted candidates ... Read More »

Woman of Distinction

Mary Lou Sainz

Mary Lou Sainz was awarded Woman of Distinction at the Nogales Womens Club. Tuesday, May 3, 2011 httpvh://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wfSfaF6Wh5U Read More »

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