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BookTrib’s Bites: Fate and Faith, a New Paradigm and Children’s Fun

(NewsUSA) -   “Dancing in the River” by George Lee     Drawing on his own life experiences, George Lee has fashioned an unforgettable coming-of-age story about fate and faith, …

Donate to Toys for Tots on Giving TOYSday

(NewsUSA) - This holiday season, the U.S. Marine Corps Reserve Toys for Tots Program celebrates its 75th year of delivering hope and joy to children in need across the Nation. Marines and …

The best (and worst) Dwayne 'The Rock' Johnson movies

Stacker compiled the definitive rankings of the 40 films featuring The Rock using an index of IMDb ratings and Rotten Tomatoes' Tomatometer.  

Cómo disfrutar en casa la mejor experiencia televisiva de la Copa Mundial de la FIFA

(BPT) - Hay un deporte que reúne a personas de todas las edades en todo el mundo: el fútbol. Y hay un evento que mantiene a los amantes de ese deporte vitoreando a sus equipos favoritos …

15 things AI can (and can't) do

Stacker assessed the current state of AI, from predictive models to learning algorithms, and identified the capabilities and limitations of automation in various settings.

Make a Difference for Children Globally this Holiday Season

(Family Features) This holiday season, gifts can go beyond just thoughtful presents for family, friends and loved ones and can make real impact for children globally.


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Apache Junction News & Opinion

CAC recognizes outstanding alumni, athletic hall of fame inductee

Central Arizona College recognized this year’s Outstanding Alumni and Athletic Hall of Fame awardees at the 2022 Vaquero Awards on Saturday, Nov. 19. Each year, CAC inducts outstanding …
Arizona Election 2022

East Valley senator requests Maricopa County general election information

PHOENIX — The head of the Senate Government Committee is demanding Maricopa County officials produce a laundry list of documents and records regarding the just completed general …
The Havenly Scenic

Developer withdraws housing proposal in Apache Junction

Keystone Homes has withdrawn its request for rezoning 14.1 acres for a 158-unit leased residential community tentatively known as The Havenly Scenic and financing has been dropped for the …
First responders

Burglary, other incidents reported in Gold Canyon

The Pinal County Sheriff’s Office took the following reports of a burglary, theft and other incidents in Gold Canyon Nov. 1-5. Residential burglary, reported at 12 a.m Nov. 1 in the 4400 …
First responders

6 sex crimes reported in Apache Junction Nov. 1-5

The Apache Junction Police Department took the following reports of sexual assaults and offenses Nov. 1-5: Sexual offense— sexual abuse, reported at 5:41 p.m. Nov. 2 in the 1100 block of …

204 coronavirus cases reported in a week in Apache Junction, Gold Canyon area

The Arizona Department of Health Services on Nov. 23 reported the number of coronavirus cases in Apache Junction, east Mesa, Gold Canyon and Queen Valley is 20,656 in ZIP codes 85118, 85119 and …

City of Apache Junction sets holiday schedule for holidays

The schedule of closures and schedules for city of Apache Junction facilities have been set for the upcoming Thanksgiving, Christmas and New Year’s holiday weekends. All government …

The holidays are usually a time for celebration and feelings of joy. The idea of getting together with family, living out traditions, and taking much needed R&R are some of the best parts of the …

You have seen the Proposition 310 signs, but have you really understood the reason for the signs? Proposition 310 would establish a one-tenth of a cent sales tax on purchases on top of local and …
Concerning “Get to know candidates for AJUSD School Board” on the cover of the November 2022 issue of the Apache Junction/Gold Canyon Independent: You need to ask tough, relevant …
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Movers For Meals

Mesa moving company collects food donations for A New Leaf charity

Two Men and A Truck Mesa recently partnered with A New Leaf to collect and deliver food donations for its Movers For Meals campaign. A New Leaf, a local non-profit organization, is dedicated to …

Superstition Mountain raises $80K for Sunshine Acres Children’s Home

Members of Superstition Mountain Golf and Country Club raised more than $80,000 during its recent Rock-N-Roll for Sunshine Acres event. More than 150 members attended the charity dinner which …

Kiwanis Club of Apache Junction active in the community

The Kiwanis Club of Apache Junction recently donated $250 to Apache Junction Black & Gold Youth Football from funds raised via various donations and sponsorship activities. Participation in …

Apache Junction teacher Johnson receives $2,500 from Fiesta Bowl

Jason Johnson, a special education teacher at Apache Junction High School, is one of 400 teachers who were awarded $2,500 each through the Palo Verde Fiesta Bowl Charities Wishes for Teachers Draft …

McCray new city of Apache Junction human resources director

Anna McCray, a nearly 16-year employee of the city of Apache Junction, was named recently as human resources director. McCray has been interim HR director since earlier this summer after longtime …

There were 80 business licenses issued in October 2022 in the city of Apache Junction. The following business licenses are listed by name — including doing business as or dba; city; contact …

Business Name: Keystone Homes AZ — The Havenly Superstition Town/Neighborhood: Apache Junction Hours of operation: Opening early 2024 What we do: Keystone Homes has been in the valley …
Cinnaholic, a fast growing plant-based concept, opens Friday, Nov. 4, in the Mountain Vista Marketplace at South Signal Butte Road and Southern Avenue in Mesa. The business at 1252 S. Signal Butte …
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