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Congratulations! Mayor Garino

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A New Health Care Provider

The residents of Santa Cruz County have a new healthcare alternative. This past summer on August 21st. NextCare Urgent Care opened its doors to the public. The urgent care provides easy and affordable medical care. The urgent care is located at Mariposa Rd & N Mastick Way, NextCare Urgent Care it offers Santa Cruz residents extended hours on nights, weekends ... Read More »

Newly Elected School Board Members

The Santa Cruz County Superintendent’s Office held a ceremony on December 27th at the Santa Cruz County Complex, Courtroom A at 3 pm to sworn in the majority of the newly-elected school governing board members. A total of 15 newly-elected governing board members took their oath to serve in their new role. The newly-elected governing board plays a vital role ... Read More »

Giving the People of Nogales a Voice

A New Year but not a new face to the City of Nogales. Nogales Mayor Arturo R. Garino was the first to be featured on the cover of Border Eco Magazine back in April 2011.This past election the City of Nogales re-elected Arturo R. Garino for mayor. The Honorable Arturo R. Garino was sworn into office on Thursday, January 3rd ... Read More »

Safety or Harassment?

We received several letters from the public regarding the harsh safety measures the Department of Public Safety has in place for Santa Cruz County. One of the concerns is the 24/7 patrolling of our highways, people question if it is for safety or simply harassment. Here in Santa Cruz County many of the streets are patrolled by law enforcement to ... Read More »

New Opportunities for Staying Fit!

It is a New Year! For many people, the transition is a symbolic new start, a time to improve one’s health or make changes in one’s lives. Part of living a healthier, more balanced life one needs to eat better, drink more water, get eight hours of sleep daily, and stay physically fit. Many people are looking to make 2019 ... Read More »

Teacher Excellence Award

Rio Rico High School teacher, Chris Peters, was surprised while teaching his Financial Literacy class when Principal Vroegh unexpectedly entered his classroom accompanied by an entourage of administrators and strangers. Vroegh announced that guests were interested in making a brief presentation. Tucson Values Teachers Chief Operations Officer, Katie Rogerson, approached the front of the class, and announced that Chris Peters ... Read More »

Arizona Superintendent of the Year

Verdugo received the award for “working to create a strong positive culture that has unified the schools” at SCVUSD35, said ASA Executive Director, Mark Joraanstad. Specifically, Joraanstad credited Verdugo’s major administrative accomplishments during his 4 years as SCVUSD35 superintendent that have led to the district’s strong culture: combining two schools [Peña Blanca Elementary and Calabasas Middle] into one K-8, expanding ... Read More »

5th Annual Santa Cruz Job Fair and Community Expo

Arizona@Work hosted their 5th Annual Santa Cruz Job Fair and Community Expo at the Nogales High School Ray Molera Gymnasium on Wednesday, October 10th from 9:00 a.m.-2:00 p.m. Every year Arizona@Work host this annual event is to help dislocated workers, and new career job seekers connect with local employers in Santa Cruz County. This year a total of 802 people ... Read More »

CREO Pathways Mentoring Program

The College and Career Readiness and Educational Opportunities Project/Youth Career Connect in Santa Cruz County is implementing its first CREO Pathways Mentoring Program. The experience is bringing together local community members, business and industry professionals, and high school students who are ready to take a closer look at what life may be like after graduation. A series of three workshops ... Read More »

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