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Santa Cruz County One Stop holds law enforcement empowerment seminar


As the successful summer work program comes to a conclusion, the SCC One Stop held a seminar to encourage young adults to learn about and/or pursue careers as peace officers in our local law enforcement agencies. Speakers included local officers, attorneys and staff who spoke about the importance of education, dedication, and hard work to reach the goals of our ... Read More »

Nogales Lions Club receives donations


The Nogales Lions Club held its weekly Luncheon meeting this past July 26, 2011. The club spoke about its many programs and projects for the coming 2011 year. In attendance at the local meeting was members from the Green Valley and La Canoa Lions Club. Every year the Nogales Lions Club receives donations and much needed help from the neighboring ... Read More »

2nd Back to School Blitz


Greater community participation in the 2nd Back to School Blitz for Santa Cruz Valley Unified School District #35 which took place at Rio Rico High School this past Saturday, July 23, 2011. Read More »

Teacher of the Year


The Santa Cruz County Superintendents Office in partnership with the Nogales Rotary Club is preparing to host its annual Teacher of the Year Awards and Ceremony. With teacher nominees from around the county, SCC Superintendent Alfredo Velasquez and the Nogales Rotary Club is in charge of overseeing and coordinating every last detail of pulling off, once again, an amazing ceremony ... Read More »

Rio Rico Chamber of Commerce


Rio Rico Chamber of Commerce makes donation to the Santa Cruz Boys and Girls Club and the Rio Rico Little League. Rio Rico Chamber of Commerce 1279 C West Frontage Rd. Rio Rico, AZ 85648 (520)377-9336 Read More »

4th of July Celebration

4th of July Celebration

4th of July Celebration at Nogales, Arizona. Read More »

Nogales Rotary Club installs new President and board of directors

Out coming president Patricia Wallace congratulates Jorge L. Leon as the new Rotary President.

The Nogales Rotary Club held an installation and awards banquet this past June 23, 2011 for its incoming new president Jorge L. Leon. The out coming President Patricia Wallace had greeting and introductions with recognitions awards for the 2010 rotary year. The Rotarian of the year award was also presented at the ceremony which was awarded to Arnold Quijada. The ... Read More »

Small town of Patagonia: The Iron Horse and Its Hoofed and Silver Loads

The Patagonia Railroad Depot was the center of the small rip-roaring mining town in its hey day and now serves as its municipal court. Inset, railroad remains in the old town of Patagonia.

The small town of Patagonia which main street is State Highway 82 is a fountain of historical wealth.  An international birding destination with the adjacent Nature Conservancy’s Patagonia-Sonoita Creek Preserve, Patagonia’s population of 900 hosts traditional and eclectic diversity.  A village Mecca for painters, sculptors and escapees from big city corporate life in recent decades, Patagonia has long been the ... Read More »

World class wine making

Kief-Joshua Manning, winemaker and entrepreneur extraordinaire, showcases his most popular wines.

The textures and aromas of fine wines and the regions where the specially selected grapes are grown create excitement to wine lovers around the world. These locations also offer memories of romance among beautiful vineyards that whisper of ancient art.  On the discerning palette of the true connoisseur, a bottle of your choice wine for private enjoyment leaves the savory ... Read More »

31 years of health care

The leadership team at Mariposa Community Health Center,  From left to right, Susan Kunz, Ed, M.J., Director of Platicamos Salud (Health Promotion/Disease Prevention Department), Ed Sicurello, Chief Operations Officer/Chief Financial Officer, Jim Welden, Chief Executive Officer, Maria Jesus Arevalo, Human Resources Director, Eladio Pereira, MD., M.B.A., FACP, Medical Director. (Not pictured John S. Betz, D.D.S., Dental Director)

What has become an extraordinarily innovative and nationally recognized Community Health Center had its beginnings in the late seventies. Dr. Tad Pfister, the health officer for the Santa Cruz County Health Department, recognized that there was a tremendous need in the County to make primary medical and dental care available to everyone regardless of their economic circumstances.   So at ... Read More »

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