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Manuel “Manny” Ruiz

Manuel “Manny” Ruiz, 56, is a lifelong member of the community along with his loving wife and two children. He has succeeded in his education and has numerous occupational experiences. Ruiz has received various awards and has been recognized for many achievements and continues to be involved with his community. Ruiz has also had a great deal of technical training ... Read More »

Felipe A. Fuentes Jr.

Felipe A. Fuentes, Jr. is running for re-election for the position of Santa County Assessor. He held the position for the past fourteen years and has been a public servant of Santa Cruz County for the past thirty-two years. Fuentes’ education ranges from Architectural Drafting and Design, Real Estate Appraiser and Public Policy and Management. Fuentes is a native of ... Read More »

Peace Officers Memorial Day – National Police Week

Whereas, The Congress and the President of the United States have designated May 15, 2012, as Peace Officer’s Memorial Day, and the week in which May 15 falls as National Police Week; and Whereas, the members of the law enforcement agency of Santa Cruz County play an essential role in safeguarding the rights and freedoms of the Santa Cruz County; ... Read More »

Proclamation National Correctional Officer’s Week

Whereas, May 6th through May 12th, 2012, will be celebrated across the United States as National Correctional Officer’s Week, and Whereas, the week will be devoted to increasing the public awareness of the excellent job performance by the Santa Cruz County Correctional Officers and Staff, and their efforts to protect the public safety, and Whereas, other criminal justice agencies and ... Read More »

Emotiva Representación de la Batalla de Puebla

Rostros de emoción, acompañados de sonrisas y aplausos, fueron el común denominador entre los asistentes, incluyendo la del propio Alcalde de Nogales, Arizona, Arturo Garino y su esposa Cathy de Garino, a quien se les pudo ver intercambiando puntos de vista con el Cónsul General de México de esta ciudad, Jaime Paz y Puente y su Sra. esposa Martha Paz ... Read More »

Nogales Mayor Arturo Garino receives Tony Certosimo award

Mayor Arturo R. Garino

Nogales, AZ—City of Nogales Mayor Arturo Garino will receive the Tony Certosimo award at the Arizona-Mexico Commission Plenary Session in Tucson on June 7-8. “I am humbled by this award, and I recognize the tremendous efforts of the City of Nogales and the entire Arizona portion of the Border Mayor’s Association for their hard work and dedication to image building ... Read More »

Mariachi Festival a melodic triumph

The Mexican Consulate in conjunction with various organizations held the “Festival de Mariachi,” this past March 29, 2012 at the James Clark Performing Arts Center at the Nogales High School. The event celebrates the one-year anniversary since the City of Nogales, Arizona signed the Sister City’s agreement with the City of Nogales, Sonora. In attendance were Mayors from both cities, ... Read More »

BP Academy educates public on security

(Border Echo Magazine was invited by the Border Patrol to take part in a 7 week academy that details most of the duties that the agency is responsible for. The first class detailed the history of the agency. The following is report from the second week.) Day 2 of the Border Patrol Citizens Academy took place on Wednesday, February 29, ... Read More »

New deputies at SCC Sheriffs Department

The prestigious Santa Cruz County (SCC) Sheriff’s Department has added three new deputies to its patrol division. The three new deputies went through rigorous training over a 17-week program that tested the limits of these individuals mental and physical competency. The new deputies are all locals that aspire to a long and successful career in law enforcement. Joining one of ... Read More »

5th year anniversary

Jovanna Mendoza recently celebrated her 5th year anniversay with the Santa Cruz County Recorders Office. She was thanked for her hard work and dedication at a public meeting with the Board of Supervisors. Read More »

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