Crime mapping empowers residents to help combat crime

by Kaye Dickson When researching new states, cities or counties to relocate your family, what is most important? What defines a “good neighborhood?” Perhaps it’s the local school rating, or it’s the amount and type of crimes committed in the community? Obtaining information on crime in the area can be confusing, at best. Many law … Read More…

Casa Grande City Manager Selects New Community Services Director

Following a comprehensive nationwide search, Casa Grande City Manager Larry Rains recently announced that Steve Hardesty was selected as the new Community Services Director, effective June 19, 2017. “The professional skills and expertise that Steve possesses in operations management, budget supervision and facility development and construction is a perfect fit for the current needs of … Read More…

Council debates changes to Promenade

When the Promenade shopping mall was first announced, the project ran north from Florence Boulevard to past Kortsen Road and was projected to someday be a part of a massive work/shop/play area. The present part of the mall was built, but after the national economic downturn, the northern part was sold to a different developer. … Read More…

Casa Grande Mayor gives State of the City

In his State of the City address in March, Casa Grande Mayor Craig McFarland highlighted some items that will have more of an immediate impact on the community than future new industry and business. He told the audience at The Property Conference Center that City Manager Larry Rains has been meeting with each City Council … Read More…

DUI PATROLS

The Casa Grande Police Department will be participating in DUI saturation patrols for St. Patrick’s Day weekend, beginning Thursday, March 16, and running through Sunday, March 19. Several officers with specialized training in DUI detection will be assigned to work enforcement details in and around Casa Grande. www.haroldkitching.com/police