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With new leadership the City of Nogales looks onward to a much brighter future

Nogales Mayor Arturo Garino talks about the future of the city and his administrations plan to execute his plans.

Arturo R. Garino was born in Nogales, Arizona in 1952 and raised in Nogales, Arizona. Son of Caesar Michael Garino of New York and Guadalupe Valdez of Santana, Sonora. Arturo  is one of 6 children. Married.  Has two children and four grandchildren. Garino attended local schools. Graduated from Nogales High School in 1971. httpvh://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PEZ6l3Yy5ew While at High School he was ... Read More »

Sheriff Tony Estrada long and illustrious career in law enforcement

Santa Cruz County Sheriff Tony Estrada stands in front of the newly finished facilities that will be the new home of the department. The facility also bares the sheriff's name; the Tony Estrada Law Enforcement Center.

Marco Antonio ‘Tony’ Estrada has enjoyed a long and illustrious career in law  enforcement. He began as a police dispatcher for the Nogales Police Department and 25 years later retired as police captain and second in command. He also served as interim chief during numerous administrations, a leadership role he has put to good use when he was elected Sheriff ... Read More »

One of the great market places and intersections of multiculturalism

Echo of History author and historian Axel C F Holm

Entrepreneurs thought little of Nogales, considering it only a pass through to elsewhere. In 1882, Cyrus Holiday founder of the Santa Fe Railroad, built the first railroad along the west coast of Mexico from Benson to Guaymas to link markets in Chicago through to the anticipated great trade from the Orient. Twenty-first century Nogales entrepreneurs who developed  industries and trade ... Read More »

Tour of new Tony Estrada Law Enforcement Center Tour

Tony Estrada Law Enforcement Center Tour

httpvh://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EItIrHo3L-A Take a look at the pictures and video from the exclusive tour Border Echo Magazine received from the Santa Cruz County Sheriffs Department. And be sure to pick up a copy of the May 2011 edition for a full story on the exclusive tour. Read More »

Las Vegas Night at Lourdes Catholic School

The board of the Lourdes Catholic PTA take a moment to pose for a photo. Andres Ibarra, Maria Ibarra, Susana Dabdoub, Luis Fernando Dabdoub, Juan Carlos Ruiz, Miriam Ruiz, Mariela Valenzuela and Francisco Valenzuela.

httpvh://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IwPX8oc5iDU A spotlight illuminated the night of April 2, 2011 when Lourdes Catholic School hosted its annual glamorous Las Vegas Night. The event was hosted to generate funds in benefit of the school and was organized by Susana Dabdoub, current president of the PTA. The night began with a delicious dinner of chipotle chicken, rice and vegetables, followed by a ... Read More »

More than 35 year providing amazing services

Children at St. Andrew's Clinic

For over 35 years, St. Andrew’s Children’s Clinic has provided free, specialized medical care to children living in Mexico who cannot get the care or afford the care they need in their home country. httpvh://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xDP30gsOzOg St. Andrew’s Children’s Clinic is a non-denominational, non-profit organization. Approximately 200-250 children are seen the first Thursday of each month except July. All medical staff ... Read More »

Young Audiences presents grant seminar

Young Audiences

httpvh://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kvnYgodFVik Young Audiences of Santa Cruz County presented a seminar this past April 7, 2011. The event featured planning and managing successful arts learning projects and grants. Also featured as an instructional art project accompanied with food. Read More »

Gathering community resources

The Community Network Team of Santa Cruz County

httpvh://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6B7lkZcmQW8 The Community Network Team of Santa Cruz County hosted an event to gather community resources this past April 8, 2011 at the Wal-Mart Supercenter in Nogales, Arizona. The purpose of the group is to promote community resources and organizations. Organizers include Margie Fish, Adela Gonzales, Maria Montenegro and Jennifer Argyos. Over 40 organizations showed up to promote. The group ... Read More »

Assisting the Most Vulnerable at the Border

Joyce Latura and Blanca Andrade

Mariposa Community Health Center recentlly announced that Blanca Andrade (left) and Joyce Latura (right) were recognized by the “Mano Amiga” organization for their dedication in assisting the most vulnerable groups at the Nogales Arizona/Sonora border. Joyce Latura, Manager at Platicamos Salud is also in charge of the Domestic Violence and Marguerite Casey Foundation programs. She also teaches citizenship classes to ... Read More »

1st Annual Child Abuse Awareness Walkathon

1st Annual Child Abuse Awareness Walkathon

httpvh://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wk0O24U8SfU 1st Annual Child Abuse Awareness Walkathon was held in Nogales this past April 2, 2011. Various organizations, businesses and locals came out to support the event that asked to help raise emergency funding for our local Santa Cruz County Foster Children. Read More »

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