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Planning for future water use in Sun City West

As the Northwest Valley, along with the rest of Arizona, continues to feel the effects of an ongoing drought, state and area leaders are recognizing the need to make plans for the future.

Citizens band together pursuing November ballot for American Dream Act measure

Phoenix-area residents are banding together to gather signatures in an effort to place a citizen-driven initiative on the November 2020 ballot seeking relief of property taxes levied against …

Attorney will review HOA court cases

An attorney will discuss court cases from around the country that could impact Sun City West HOAs during a seminar hosted by the Organization of HOAs.

‘Hike for Hope’ benefit for West Valley nonprofit coming to Peoria

The seventh annual Hike for Hope benefiting Billy’s Place will take place 8:30 a.m. Saturday, Feb. 15. It will start and finish in WestWing at Copper Hills Church near Sunrise Mountain, 27035 …

RCSCW considers APF changes in Sun City West

A decision to make changes to the Recreation Centers of Sun City West’s asset preservation fee was delayed to allow for additional clarification.
Opinion

Mitzner: Club renewal, church activity irks Sun City West resident

I recall getting a Sportsman’s Club flimsy membership card about 2-3 months ago when I renewed my membership

Foulke: Be patient with pilots training

It is now 10:45 a.m. on a Tuesday. Several aircraft have departed from Luke Air Force Base, but it is now very quiet. I know that the noise will resume and it will be often throughout the day and …

Hickman: New board chairman shares vision for county

You may have heard I got a promotion of sorts; this year, I’ll be leading the Maricopa County Board of Supervisors as Chairman. In many ways, it’s like being the captain of a ship that has already charted a good course.

Hillyer: Enforcement making big impact on roads in Sun Cities

As we left for the summer last spring I noticed speed enforcement being done on R.H. Johnson Boulevard between Bell Road and Camino Del Sol.

Porta: Much brighter after fixtures are changed in Sun City West

Just wondering if the rules have changed for light pollution in Arizona.

Vitez: Better way to get rid of trees in Sun Cities

Do you have one or more citrus trees that you wish you did not have?
Clubs

PA club slates ‘Zingo-Bingo’ event, lunch

The Pennsylvania Club hosts a “Zingo-Bingo” game and lunch Saturday, Nov. 16 in the Quail-Coyote Room, Foundation Building, 14465 R.H. Johnson Blvd. Members and their guests are welcome. …

Tappers slate variety show in Sun City West

Take a sleigh ride with Rhythm Tappers Jazzy Poms in the Nov. 21-24 “Holidaze” variety show at Stardust Theatre, 14401 R.H. Johnson Blvd. Tickets are on sale through the Rec Center Box …

Patchers group in Sun City West shares techniques

The Palo Verde Patchers Longarm Group meet in members’ homes to share techniques and help each other work through quilting challenges. Announcement meetings are 10 a.m. first, third and …

Sun City West Music club slates entertainment for Oct. 9 gathering

Entertainer John Gamber will open the fall season for the Music Club of Sun City West 2 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 9 at the Stardust Theatre, 14401 R.H. Johnson Blvd. 
Business

Senior care topic of Foundation seminar in Sun City West

The Sun City West Foundation will host a seminar for those who haven’t yet put together a plan for an aging parent, a spouse or themselves.

Sun City West Real estate firm seeks donations for elderly

A Sun City West Realty firm is conducting a drive to provide needed items for the elderly.

Classes provide insights on wellness

A three-part series of no cost community classes about living free of dementia and enjoying wellness for a lifetime will be presented by Dr. Timothy Gerhart, local author of the recently published book ”Living Free of Dememtia” and Founder of Renovare Brain Wellness Clinic.

Sol Flower scheduled wellness classes in Sun City

Sol Flower of Sun City officials invite the community to learn how to stay healthy in mind, body and spirit by attending one of their free health and wellness classes in the new year.
Entertainment
Matt McAuley opened the Ghostlight Theatre doors back in 2010. The community theater will open its 11th season in September with “Frost/Nixon” in Sun City West.

Ghostlight announces 2020-21 season lineup of shows

While in the midst of celebrating its 10th season, Ghostlight Theatre, located at 13541 W. Camino del Sol in Sun City West, this month …
Linzey Connor and Light Mosser rehearse a scene from Little Nell at Ghostlight Theatre in Sun City West.

Ghostlight Theatre takes on ‘Little Nell’

Ghostlight Theatre opens its first play of 2020 on its Sun City West stage this weekend. Ghostlight, at 13541 W. Camino Del Sol, …
Sun City West residents Linda Marman, Ellie Chaffee, Bill Walance , Tony Miller, Tim Polizzi and Todd Kruger will perform as BackBeat at the annual charity Pickleball Drop Jan. 25 in Sun City West.

BackBeat band to bring rock sounds to charity event

BackBeat, a rock and roll dance band, will perform 1-2:30 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 25 as part of the annual Sun City West Pickleball …
From left, seated, are Theatre West Club members Shirleyann Fautheree, Peggy Robbins, Toni Tucker and Melody Whelan. Standing, from left, are Marcia Seidner, Carol Shea and Linda Hicks. Valerie Griffin is not pictured.

Theatre West to present matinee comedy skit

The Theatre West Club will perform a skit entitled “Lunch Ladies at L’Ambrosia Luncheria” Tuesday, Jan. 21 at Stardust Theatre, …
The Encores perform Jan. 17 in Sun City.

Big Band sound ready to swing Sun City

The Sun City Encores Big Band perform 7 p.m. Friday, Jan. 17 at the Paradise RV Resort Ballroom, 10950 W. Union Hills Drive, Sun …
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