Santa Cruz Valley Historic Museum

Join us for food, fun and a great cause by Kristin Gramando On Toltec Road between Interstate 10 and Jimmie Kerr/Frontier Boulevards, on the east side of the road just south of the railroad tracks, sits a building with significant historical value to the community. Eligible for the National Historic Registry, the old Toltec Elementary … Read More…

THE PARAMOUNT THEATRE

by Staff Reports The opulence of the theatre shines through the moment you enter. Built in the 1920s by J.E. Richards and Harry Nacy, whose chain of 18 theaters included the Orpheum Theater in Phoenix, this building was a gem that called Casa Grande home, according to the theatre’s brochure. From the towering curved ceiling … Read More…

SUNSHINE OR SNOWFALL

 by Tori Ward The holiday season was always a bit of an obsession with me when I was younger. I wanted something special and unique for those on my list and would shop all year to avoid being one of the hysterical “hit and runners” at the mall in the final days before the holidays. … Read More…

30th Annual Taste of Casa Grande

by Jo Anne Pinto, MS Children’s Counselor, Against Abuse, Inc. Do-gooder foodies have some place to be on Sunday, October 9, 2016 between 1:00 – 4:00 p.m. at The Property Conference Center for the 30th Annual “Taste of Casa Grande.” For 30 years, restaurants, concerned community members and the general public have come together to … Read More…

MAG LAUNCHES APP-BASED HOUSEHOLD TRAVEL SURVEY

An announcement from the Maricopa Association of Governments  Where are you headed today? This simple question is an important one for the Maricopa Association of Governments (MAG). The agency is seeking 14,000 people to join the 2016 MAG Household Travel Survey. This app-based household travel survey is one of the first of its kind in … Read More…

HOMEMADE HUMMUS DIP

Transport yourself with this old Middle Eastern classic. Enjoy as a dip with fluffy pita and crisp veggies or as a spread on your favorite sandwiches and crackers. INGREDIENTS 2 (15-ounce) cans chickpeas, drained and rinsed 1/2 cup extra-virgin olive oil, or more as needed, plus more for garnish 1/2 lemon, juiced 2 tablespoons roughly … Read More…