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Parent Love Connection Host Their 2nd Annual Walk

October is international Down syndrome awareness month.  On Sunday, October 14, 2018, the Down syndrome community in Santa Cruz County gathered to celebrate people with Down syndrome’s to promote awareness and inclusion.  The Santa Cruz Parents Love Connection held its Second Annual Walk for Down syndrome at Teyechea Park in Nogales Arizona from 12:00 p.m.- 3:00 p.m. The Santa Cruz ... Read More »

Celebrating 50 Years of Service

The Santa Cruz Training Program celebrated their 50th Anniversary on Saturday, October 21st. The fundraiser event was well attended by community leaders, board members, staff, and program participants with approximately 300 people in attendance. The event was held outside the SCTP parking lot, the area had a stage and multicolor led dance floor for attendees to enjoy live music and ... Read More »

Protecting Santa Cruz County

The County Attorney’s Office is a full-service law firm for County Government and serves as a prosecutorial agency responsible for the fair administration of justice for all involved in the criminal justice system.  The Santa Cruz County Attorney’s Office prosecutes all felony and juvenile offenses which occur in the County and all misdemeanor offenses which occur in the unincorporated areas of ... Read More »

Champion of Choices

The Southern Arizona Autism Association along with other community organizations and members worked collaboratively to bring the Champion of Choices program to our schools for children from grades 3-12. The Champion of Choices is a 3-day educational program that teaches students the importance of positive decision making, the dangers of substance abuse, peer pressure, and anti-bullying campaign for the prevention ... Read More »

2018 Teacher of the Year

On Friday, August 10th, the long-awaited 11th Annual Santa Cruz County Teacher of the Year Awards Dinner Ceremony, took place at the Americana/Quality Inn Mayan Ballroom.  With the soft contemporary/classical sounds of Ivan Orellana in the background and the room decorated in Dr. Seuss motif, the 21 nominated teachers made their way in and took their seats.  The extraordinary group ... Read More »

Distinguished Humanitarian-Sheriff “Tony”Estrada

During the 2018 LULAC Unity Luncheon on Thursday, July 19th Sheriff Antonio “Tony” Estrada received the 2018 Ohtli Award for Lifetime of Service. The award is one of Mexico’s highest civilian honors bestowed to distinguished individuals for their humanitarian service.   The Ohtli Award is bestowed to distinguished individuals who have provided assistance or positively affected the lives of Mexican ... Read More »

ARIZONA@WORK is the leading the way!

ARIZONA@WORK is the leading the way by connecting job seekers to employers! They will be hosting their 5th Annual Santa Cruz County Job Fair & Community Expo scheduled for Wednesday, October 10, 2018, in Nogales, Arizona to be held at the Nogales High School Gymnasium from 9:00 am to 2:00 pm.  Last year, they had over 120 employers at the ... Read More »

Empowering People to Succeed

Empowering People to Succeed The Santa Cruz Center is home to a variety of educational programs and resources being offered locally. Whatever your educational goals are, stop by the center as they have friendly staff ready to assist you.    Dr. Stella Perez – Executive Director / CEO at the Santa Cruz Center. Prior to this role, she worked at ... Read More »

Meet Your Local State Represenative-Rosanna Gabaldón

Over the past six-years, Rosanna Gabaldón has been serving as our Arizona State Representative. She has been successful in advocating for Southern Arizona to the Capitol. She introduced and sponsored several bills related to public safety, the environment, and public education.  Our State Representative supported and advocated for many bills that were important for our area. She advocated for funding for ... Read More »

Going the Extra Mile!

Santa Cruz Auto Glass is a family-owned and operated a local business where customers always come first. The family-owned business has over 8 years of experience working on auto glass repair. They are one of the leading providers in Nogales, Arizona. Santa Cruz Auto Glass takes pride in providing outstanding service and offers quality products to its customers. “At Santa ... Read More »

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