Supervisors Chairman Todd House to give ‘state of the county’ address Nov. 15

Pinal County Board of Supervisors Chairman Todd House is hosting a State of the County event 7-9 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 15, at Gold Canyon Golf Resort’s Ballroom, 6100 S. Kings Ranch Road. “I am excited to give everyone an update on what is happening with their county government,” Chairman House said in a release. “This […]

Valley Metro and Mesa host open house Nov. 14 on Fiesta District transit study

Valley Metro and the City of Mesa are hosting a public open house about a Fiesta District alternatives analysis study. The study is to determine high-capacity transit options to connect riders from the current light rail system on Main Street to areas within Mesa’s Fiesta District. The open house is 5:30-7:30 p.m. Nov. 14 in […]

Seductive Car Club toy drive held at Superstition Harley-Davidson

The Seductive Car Club hosted a toy drive Nov. 3 at Superstition Harley-Davidson, 2910 W. Apache Trail in Apache Junction. “The toys they collected go to Sunshine Acres Children’s Home for Christmas,” Apache Junction Mounted Ranger Renee Shutts said in an e-mail. “They throw a car show/toy drive at Superstition Harley-Davidson in Apache Junction every […]

Apache Junction Citizen Leadership Institute announces classes

The next Apache Junction Citizen Leadership Institute is scheduled for January to April 2019 and is a chance for the community to learn about how municipal government works and find ways to engage in the community. Any resident living within the city limits of Apache Junction, or non-resident who works or volunteers in Apache Junction, […]

‘Protect Mueller’ rallies held in Gold Canyon Nov. 8-9

Local resident Roberto Reveles and other area voters met for “Protect Mueller” rallies Nov. 8-9 outside U.S. Rep. Paul Gosar’s Gold Canyon office to protest President Donald Trump’s firing of Attorney General Jeff Sessions and to protect special counsel Robert S. Mueller III. “My principal reason for protesting the recent firing of Attorney General Jeff […]

Apache Junction hosts recycling, document shredding event

The city of Apache Junction will host a Household Hazardous Waste, White Goods, Electronic Recycling and Document Shredding collection event from 8 a.m. to noon Saturday, Nov. 17 at the public works operations yard, 575 E. Baseline Road. The household hazardous waste collection is for items that typically cannot be deposited into your regular trash, […]

Citizens on Patrol program seeks members to aid PCSO

The Pinal County Sheriff’s Office Citizens on Patrol is looking for members to assist their neighborhoods in crime prevention by acting as “eyes and ears” for the PCSO. The COP organization is made up of “concerned citizens working within the community with the primary purpose of assisting their neighborhood in crime prevention by acting as […]

Wellness event, blood drive to be held at AJ Multi-Generational Center

Apache Junction Parks and Recreation will hold its annual wellness event and blood drive on Saturday, Nov. 17. The health event will be held at the Multi-Generational Center, 1035 N. Idaho Road, according to a press release, noting that United Blood Services will have its Blood Mobile on site from 9:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. […]

Christmas concert Nov. 30-Dec. 1 in Gold Canyon

The MountainBrook Village Voices and Village Voices Orchestra will perform their “Christmas Celebration” Nov. 30 and Dec. 1 to begin the holiday season for 2018. The concerts start at 7 p.m. and will be held at the Superstition Center in MountainBrook Village, on MountainBrook Drive north of U.S. Highway 60 and across from the golf […]

Master Gardeners to explain Xeriscape principles at AJ library

The Superstition Mountain Master Gardeners will discuss the principles of xeriscaping 1 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 17, at the Apache Junction Public Library, 1177 N. Idaho Road. Participants will learn such things as how to conserve water, time and money “and still bring color and year-round interest to our desert gardens. “You’ll learn why xeriscape does not have […]