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Tribal leases don’t impact water costs much

Arizona tribes don’t often part ways with water, excess water or water rights.

Benevilla talks tax credits at Surprise workshop

Benevilla is offering a Arizona Tax Credits and Charitable Giving to Reduce Your Tax Burden” workshop from 1:30 to 2:30 p.m. Dec. 6 on Zoom and in person at the Benevilla campus, 16752 N. …
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Overlay decision in limbo in Sun City

Unlike an earlier challenge to Sun City’s age overlay, the Maricopa County Board of Adjustment left the latest variance request in limbo.
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Overlay decision in limbo in Sun City

Unlike an earlier challenge to Sun City’s age overlay, the Maricopa County Board of Adjustment left the latest variance request in limbo.
Several members of the Scrapbooking, Papercraft & More club recently convened in the Beardsley club room to work on hand-crafted Thanksgiving baskets for Sun City West residents enrolled in the …
The Sun City West Rotary Club hosted Tiffany Lam Mendoza, Community Affairs Coordinator with the  Maricopa County District Attorney’s office, as she spoke about the problem of human sex …
Terilynn Nieman, recognized as the November Palo Verde Artists artist of the month, is a native of Portland, OR, and has been painting since 1980 in oils, pastels, acrylics and, most recently, …
The Sun City West Republican Club meets Saturday, Dec. 3, at Church on the Green, 19051 R.H. Johnson Blvd. Social time is at 8:30 a.m. with coffee and pastry available, and the meeting starts at 9 …
The Rotary Club of Sun City West’s guest speaker Nov. 11 was Dawn Marie, from the Homeless Engagement Lift Partnership. Marie and Michael Rapaport are the founders of this non-profit …
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The Del Webb Sun Cities Museum, 10801 W. Oakmont Drive, Sun City conducted its second annual Christmas party Nov. 29.
Jim McConnell is no stranger to the stage. His experience with acting and directing — through high school, college and on into community theater — spans decades. Over his past 10 years as …
Sun City National Society Daughters of the American Revolution Honorary Chapter Regent Shirley Staggs and Chapter Regent Twila Lobitz presented the surviving spouse 50th Vietnam War era commemorative …
The Congregational Church of Sun City, 18401 N. 99th Ave., recently presented a $1,288.00 check to Jean Marie Stockton of Hospice of the Valley, which has offices in Peoria, Surprise and …
With about 260 golf cars and bicycles in the 2022 Witches Ride for Charity, $11,320 was raised for Benevilla. Head Witch Anna Gorman extended a huge thank you to all the witches who donated. It …

Handbell Ringers prepare for holiday concert

The Handbell Ringers, directed by Libbie Randels, are working diligently on the music for their holiday show 3 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 11, at American Lutheran Church, 17200 N. Del Webb …
The Rhythm Ramblers perform at one of their First Tuesday dances at Sundial Auditorium. The big band is currently under the direction of Sun City resident Bryan Altherr. (Submitted photo)

Rhythm Ramblers set to take Sundial stage

The Rhythm Ramblers, Sun City’s original big band, takes the Sundial Auditorium stage 4:30 p.m. Dec. 6 for a holiday edition of their monthly First Tuesday dance. There will be Christmas …

Musical performed Dec. 11

The Desert Garden United Church of Christ Chancel Choir, accompanied by an instrumental ensemble and conducted by Dennis Marsollier, will perform the musical “Were You There on That Christmas …

Desert Brass Band plays at local church

Next in the concert series at Lord of Life Lutheran Church, 13724 Meeker Blvd., is the Desert Brass Band, which will perform 2 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 10. Organized in 1997 as the Renaissance Brass, …

Phoenician Tenors perform at area church

The Phoenician Tenors, featuring Johnny Huerta, Guillermo Ontiveros and Francisco Renteria, will perform 2 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 4, at Advent Episcopal Church, 13150 Spanish Garden Drive. Huerta, an …

Roberge helps get people into new homes

Business name: Vineyard Park of Surprise, 16650 N. Stadium Way, Surprise; 623-561-7728 or

Home management firm accredited

Signature Home Management based in Peoria earned accreditation from the National Home Watch Association for the third year.

Dental office gives gift of smile in Sun City

U.S. Navy Veteran Kevin Cooper has been giving back to fellow veterans through his volunteer work with the Disabled American Veterans.

EXIT Realty Sun City adds Clemon to staff

EXIT Realty Sun City, 18700 N. 107TH Ave., added Bryan Clemon to its its growing team of dedicated real estate sales professionals.

Gaddy joins Coldwell Banker in Sun City

Makita Gaddy associated with the Sun City Bell office of Coldwell Banker Realty Arizona, 17001 W N. Del Webb Blvd., as an affiliate agent.
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