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Nogales Family Resource Center Grand Opening Celebration

Nogales Family Resource Center Team

Photo by Border Eco. From left to right: Veronica Padilla, Site Coordinator, Nogales Family Resource Center; Yara Sanchez, Nogales Family Resource Center; Dr. John Utne, Student Services Director, Nogales Unified School District; Debbie Curley, Family Resource Center Program Director, University of Arizona Cooperative Extension Santa Cruz County; Darcy Dixon, County Director, University of Arizona Cooperative Extension Santa Cruz County; Dora ... Read More »

Fiestas Patrias Event a vibrant celebration!

Rog Lop from Obregon, Sonora, Mexico.

“Fiestas Patrias,” was celebrated on Saturday, September 15, 2012 at the Fleischer park in Nogales, AZ., with a great attendance from the local community. The celebration commemorates Mexico’s anniversary of its independence from Spanish rule. The celebration began at 6pm. with a variety of musical groups as well as other entertainment such as Rob Lob from Hermosillo, Sonora, MX., NHS ... Read More »

Nogales Community Food Bank to Join Hunger Walk 2012 on September 29th

Hunger Walk

Hunger Walk Brochure (2) Nogales, Arizona: Join the Nogales Community Food Bank’s Hunger Walk 2012 on September 29 th to help make a difference in the fight against hunger in Southern Arizona. The walk will start and finish at the Pierson Vocational High School, 451 N. Arroyo Boulevard, Nogales, AZ 85621. The Nogales event is part of the Community Food ... Read More »

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 »

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