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Voters head to the polls


Polling places were active yesterday August 28, 2012 as voters made there way to the polls. The local and national campaigns are in full force in this election year with the local primary election as the first step for candidates. Also at the polling places where the local candidates hoping to encourage locals and give them one last impression before ... Read More »

JBTS is getting ready to launch

Arthur Espinoza, Chairman of the Board for Jump Back to School

Arthur Espinoza, Chairman of the Board for Jump Back to School Thanks to Safeway Inc. and many other organizations and businesses Santa Cruz County Community will be sponsoring their first annual Jump Back to School fair on July 21, 2012 at the Nogales High School, Ray Molera Gymnasium. This fair is organized to help those parents who cannot afford buying ... Read More »

Fourth of July, a top-notch celebration for City of Nogales


Nogales The City of Nogales hosted its annual Fourth of July festivities. Celebrations were held through out Santa Cruz County, which included Patagonia, Rio Rico, Tubac and Nogales. The celebration began in Nogales with the Independence Day parade, which traversed through Downtown Nogales. The event continued at Fleischer Park with food, entertainment and an amazing fireworks conclusion. The day was ... Read More »

4th of July Festivities


The 4th of July celebrations in Nogales, AZ are among the most attended events of the year and many people arrive early to Morley Avenue to watch the parade that start the festivities.  This is an all-day event with plenty of activities scheduled throughout the day to keep the whole family busy and ending with a spectacular display of fireworks at Fleischer Park. Read More »

Night full of art, humor, music and poetry

Rosalba Romero receives award from the Consul General of Mexico, Jaime Paz y Puente.

Local Actress, Rosalba Romero receives award from the Consul General of Mexico, Jaime Paz y Puente. Nogales, Arizona, June 28, 2012 – The Consulate General of Mexico in Nogales, Arizona with the support of Infoculta of Nogales, Sonora, carried out a presentation of the monologue “Toda una vida por detrás” by local actress Rosalba Romero. There was also participation of ... Read More »

Sexting and the Aftermath


By Celeste Lopez On Thursday of June 28th The Mexican General Consulate held a meeting about sexting and it’s consequences, which was hosted by Santa Cruz County Attorney George Silva. What is Sexting? Sexting is best defined as the act of sending any type of sexual content through technology. The most common technology used to sext are cell phones. In Arizona law is it ... Read More »

Education and Family


BY DAVID RAMIREZ MATUS Alfredo I. Velasquez has served as Santa Cruz County School Superintendent for the past six years, an elected position he earned after a long and successful educational career. The mission of the Arizona County School Superintendent is to provide quality administrative fiscal and educational services in partnership with schools, educators, and communities to effectively improve student achievement. ... Read More »

Great Historic Buildings

Historic Building: Pierson High School

BY JOESPH WRIGHT Nogales, a city rich in history, is full of great historic buildings; the old court house which is now used as the Cochise College campus in Nogales, the old fire station is now the Pimeria Alta Museum, and the old Nogales High School building up on the hill on Plum Street. These days the old High School ... Read More »

LCHS Graduation honors students

Lourdes High School Graduates

CONTRIBUTED On May 18, 2012 Lourdes Catholic High School (LCHS) celebrated the graduation of the senior class of 2012; in which all the students received  their High School diploma.   Juan Pablo Guzman, Santa Cruz County  Clerk of the Superior Court, was the key note speaker, during  the speech.  He encouraged the students to continue their higher education, in order to ... Read More »

Women told us what they wanted

Mariposa Clinic

BY Heather Dodge Over the years it became increasingly clear that most women prefer gynecologists and obstetricians who, like themselves, are women. National statistics bear this out. Now Mariposa Community Health Center in Nogales offers the full range of expert services by all women OB/GYN providers. Dr. Pilar Baquero and Dr. Erica Simon, plus their excellent team of assistants, are ... Read More »

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