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Building dreams one brick at a time

Chicanos Por la Causa (CPLC) has been servicing Santa Cruz County for over 17 years, assisting local families achieve their goal of becoming homeowners, but this organization has a lot more to offer locals than meets the eye. At its beginning, CPLC established the Mutual Self Help Program that gathered groups of families so that they could build their own ... Read More »

2011 Teacher of the Year

The Santa Cruz Superintendent of Schools, in partnership with the Nogales Rotary Club, named its 2011 Teacher of the Year on Friday, August 19, 2011. Fifteen local teachers were in the running for the top prize and at the event all were honored The event is a year long process in which funding is sought, preparations and nominees are submitted ... Read More »

Annual golf tournament

The Knights of Columbus Council #14583 is holding its 5th Annual Golf Tournament to benefit the Most Holy Nativity of Our Lord Jesus Christ Roman Catholic Parish, Inc. in Rio Rico, AZ. The tournament will be held October 22, 2011 with a check-in time of 8 a.m. at the Kino Springs Country Club. There will be trophies and prizes for ... Read More »

Nogales Night Out

The City of Nogales held its Annual Nogales Night Out this past Thursday, August 25, 2011. The event was held, free of charge to the public at Teyechea Park from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m., which also featured music and entertainment. The event main purpose was for law enforcement agencies and the local community to have an evening filled with ... Read More »

Teacher of the year 2011

The Santa Cruz Superintendents Office in partnership with the Nogales Rotary Club has named its 2011 Teacher of the Year this past August 19, 2011. Fifteen local teachers were in the running for the top prize and at the event all were honored but a runner up and a grand prizewinner was announced. The event is a year long process ... Read More »

Community Food Bank adds SNAP

The Nogales Community Food Bank is now offering assistance with the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP), which was formerly known as food stamps. “The Idea was to create a one stop location to receive these programs that are so vital to our community,” said Community Food Bank (NCFB) Director Arthur Espinoza. Members of the community are now able to call ... Read More »

McDonald’s serves up education

Serving tasty hamburgers in some of the busiest McDonald’s in the country is something local employees pride themselves with on a daily basis, but also furthering your education and job skills is now part of the package deal. McDonald’s and Santa Cruz County’s One-Stop Career Center are working together to educate and train the local talent currently employed at our ... Read More »

Western Boxing Club

Before he was a trainer or boxer, Rene Jimenez was playing basketball at a local gym in Nogales, Sonora, Mexico, when an argument turned into a melee involving several other people. This unfortunate incident turned into something positive because watching from a distance, local championship boxer David “El Destroyer” Lopez witnessed the brawl and immediately recruited Jimenez as a boxer. ... Read More »

Nogales Rotary Club installs new President and Board of Directors

Nogales Rotary Club installs new President and Board of Directors The Nogales Rotary Club held an installation and awards banquet on June 23, 2011 for its incoming new president Jorge L. Leon. The out coming President Patricia Wallace conducted the greeting and introductions of recognition awards recipients for the 2010 Rotary year. The Rotarian of the Year award was presented ... Read More »

Leo Club Hosts its first fundraiser

The Santa Cruz River Leo Club held its first fundraiser on the Fourth of July. The club also participated in the local Nogales Fourth of July parade riding on a Ford Super Duty truck loaned to them by the local Horne Ford Dealership. The newly charted club was busy over the past weeks preparing to participate in the city’s largest ... Read More »

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