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Bringing the spotlight to Southern Arizona When you think about film making, Southern Arizona doesn’t really pop as one of the prominent locations for the art, yet a multitude of films have been shot in the area and a rich history has developed throughout the years. One area, which has developed, is the rise of local talent, that is clearly ... Read More »

SCC celebrates local centenarians

Santa Cruz County (SCC) held a centenarian birthday celebration on Jan. 8, 2013. The celebration was a held at the SCC Complex to honor residents who have celebrated 100 birthdays along with the State of Arizona. The event began with an introduction by SCC Recorder Suzanne “Suzie” Sainz and continued with discussion by local historian Axel Holm. Holm spoke about ... Read More »

Nativity Exhibition

By:Berenice Rosales. Consulate General of Mexico in Nogales, Arizona. NOGALES.-To celebrate the holidays season and to preserve this tradition, The Consulate General of Mexico in Nogales, Arizona, presented to the public an exhibition of nacimientos on Friday December 14th. Several Individuals and community organizations such as businesswoman Sandra Kory, Santos Yescas of Nogales Community Development, Mercedes Lopez, from Our House ... Read More »

Oasis Cinema to Host Film Festival

Oasis Cinema will host the first Santa Cruz County Historical Film Festival on February 8, 2013 in Nogales, Arizona. The event will take place from 6-9pm and feature the film “Battle Hymn.” Light refreshments and a panel discussion will precede the film. Over 125 movies have been filmed in Santa Cruz County since 1918. The committee believes that a film ... Read More »

Sacred Heart hosts first fundraiser of 2012

The PTC at Sacred Heart Catholic School hosted its first fundraiser for the 2012 school year in Nogales, AZ. The event was a formal dinner hosted at the home of Victor and Erika Gamas. “The theme of the event was to honor the produce industry in Santa Cruz County, which is a vital sector to our area. Father Martin Martinez ... Read More »

Helping families prepare for Kindergarten

Opinion by Debbie Curley/ Program Director, Family Resource Centers UA Cooperative Extension Santa Cruz County The purpose of the Family Resource Center program is to help families prepare for Kindergarten. I personally do this work because I understand that when students start school behind they have a hard time catching up. And we want to increase the number of kids ... Read More »

Nogales Family Resource Center Grand Opening Celebration

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!

“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 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 »

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