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2nd Annual Santa Cruz County Historic Film Festival

David & Bathsheba, 1951
Co starring, Gregory Peck and Susan Hayward

By Linda J. Rushton The 2nd Annual Santa Cruz County Historic Film Festival. Since 1913, there have been over 126 movies and television shows filmed in Santa Cruz County. This is a history to be celebrated! The Film Festival will be held Feb. 7, 8 & 9, 2014 in Nogales, Ariz. The Festival features movies shot in Santa Cruz County ... Read More »

Impressive private paintings collection exhibited at Hilltop Gallery


Great reception was held on Thursday, January 15, 2014 in ” Hilltop Gallery” in Nogales , Arizona, to present the remarkable private collection of paintings of Edward Robinson and the colorful display of Cristina Villasenor which will be on display from January 16 thru February 6, 2014. Eduardo Robision exhibition titled ” Gems of Mexico ” consisted of more than ... Read More »

February events at the Tubac Presidio Historic State Park


Frontier Printing Press Demonstrations – Tuesday, February 4, 9:30 am- 12:30 pm; Wednesday, February 12, 9:30 am-12:30 pm; Tuesday, February 18, 9:30 am-12:30 pm; Tuesday, February 25, 9:30 am-12:30 pm; Wednesday, February 26, 9:30 am-12:30 pm Professional printer and teacher James Pagels demonstrates the Washington Hand Press used to print Arizona’s first newspaper in 1859 and answers questions about hand ... Read More »

Historic Film Festival is Back


Second Annual Santa Cruz County Historic Film Festival is back and will featured movies shot in Santa Cruz County, Arizona: • IN OLD ARIZONA filmed in 1928 • DAVID & BATHSHEBA filmed in 1951 • OKLAHOMA filmed in 1955 These movies will be shown at the Oasis Cinema in Nogales on Saturday, Feb. 8, from noon to 6 p.m. Festival ... Read More »

Veterans Day Parade and Ceremony


Photo Slideshow Video Video streaming by Ustream Santa Cruz County honored Veterans Monday, November 11, 2013. The special day was marked with a parade through the streets of Downtown Nogales featuring veterans and peace officers from all branches of service. The parade also included the Nogales High School Band, Rio Rico High School Band and many other musical acts from ... Read More »


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One of the most popular events of the year at Tubac Golf Resort & Spa this past November 2, 2013. Hot Air Balloon Glow and Festival! These ‘gentle giants”, as they are called, light up the evening sky and bring joy to all who see them. This year the festivities included the ever popular kids zone, tethered balloon rides, entertainment, ... Read More »

Official Proclamation and Candlelight Vigil


The Victim’s Services Department (VSD) under Santa Cruz County Attorney George Silva officially proclaimed October as a month against domestic violence. The ceremony was held on Monday, October 7, 2013 outside the Santa Cruz County (SCC) Complex in Nogales. “Its great to see so many supporters,” said Silva. The ceremony began at 5:30 p.m. as Nidia Solorzano of VSD gave ... Read More »

Jump Back to School event


Thanks to the many organizations and businesses Santa Cruz County Community hosted their second annual Jump Back to School fair at the Nogales High School, Ray Molera Gymnasium. The success of the 2012 event prompted the JBTS board of directors to vote Arthur Espinoza as Chairman of the Board for a second consecutive year. This fair was organized to help ... Read More »

Announcement of Correction

Vice-Mayor Nubar Hanessian

Border Eco Magazine sincerely regrets the misspelling of City of Nogales Vice-Mayors Nubar Hanessian’s name on page 25 of issue 19, 2013. Our editing team is constantly hard at work to prevent such inaccuracies. Our editing team apologies to Vice-Mayor Hanessian and to our readers. Please feel free to contact us with any other inaccuracies at Read More »

SCC Cinco de Mayo Celebration huge success


The Cultural Arts Committee hosted its Annual “Fiestas de de Mayo” celebration this past May 4, 2013 on downtown Morley Avenue. This marks the first year the event has been held on Morley Avenue, which began at 9 a.m. and concluded at 12 a.m. on May 5, 2013. A portion of the historic Avenue was shutdown for a street style ... Read More »

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