Summer Salad Recipe

A sweet and healthy addition to your summer barbecue Strawberry, quinoa, spinach & cashew salad Prep Time: 20 minutes Total Time: 20 minutes Yield: 4-6 servings What could taste more like summer than strawberries? This sweet and healthy fruit makes a vibrant addition to more than just desserts. Add it to your summer salad for … Read More…

Family Playcations

by Toni Ward As summer break melts away and lazy days are replaced with school days, consider bidding farewell to the season with one last adventure When you’re young, the two longest weeks of the year are the ones leading up to winter holidays and the ones just before school is out for the summer. … Read More…

Celebrating 11 Years: Silent Witness Anti-Crime Night

by Wendy Lloyd, Casa Grande Police Department Volunteer Service & Event Coordinator National Night Out began in the United States in 1984 as an event to increase awareness about police programs, such as drug prevention, Neighborhood Watch and other anti-crime efforts, in communities. In most of the U.S., it is held the first Tuesday in … Read More…

Concert in the Park to Host Holiday Tribute

The City of Casa Grande Community Services Department invites the public to a Holiday Tribute Concert in the Park on Friday, December 16, 2016 from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. at Peart Park. December’s concert will be a festive winter celebration featuring local students from Casa Grande Union High School’s Jazz Band and Blue Notes … Read More…

Top 10 day trips departing from the Golden Corridor

by Jerry Chin NORTHERN ARIZONA Hike surrounded by beauty and rent kayaks for some adventure at Watson Lake in Prescott View our state’s wondrous wildlife at Bearizona Wildlife Park in Williams Enjoy a scenic train ride at the Verde Canyon Railway in Clarkdale Learn about experimental architecture and an ecology community at Arcosanti near Mayer … Read More…

Get away… if only for a day!

If a summer vacation isn’t on the agenda this year, don’t give up! You can still explore, rejuvenate and relax with a variety of day trip options. Right here in our own backyard are some of the world’s most breathtaking national parks, finest arts and culture and family-fun recreational activities. From wildlife viewing to leisurely … Read More…

HIKING 101

by Susan Conn-Hood, Certified Yoga/Fitness Instructor & Juice Plus Whole Food Educator Springtime and summer are the perfect times for hiking in Arizona. With sunshine, warmer weather, flowers, cacti and beautiful greenery, there is much to enjoy! Hiking can be a fun activity for virtually everyone, including children, adults, sedentary individuals, the very fit and … Read More…

NEW ZIP LINE IN ORACLE IS ARIZONA’S LONGEST

by Joe Pyritz, Director of Communications Pinal County How many of us have dreamt of flying on our own, like Superman does on the big screen and in comics? Thanks to a Pinal-owned company called Arizona Zipline Adventures, you can stop dreaming about your chance to be Superman and actually be Superman – minus the … Read More…

GALLOPIN’ GOOSE GETS UPDATES, MAINTAINS CHARM THANKS TO BAR RESCUE

Established in 1935 as one of the first licensed bars in Pinal County after the Prohibition Era, the Gallopin’ Goose is one of your venerable neighborhood bar and grill destinations. The “Goose” is where Waylon Jennings started his solo career way back when. Scott Wohrman purchased the property in 2009 and has been operating it … Read More…