VOL. 17 ISSUE NO. 43   |   OCTOBER 26 – NOVEMBER 1, 2011


CCUSD93 waxing the financial fib

learnyes sign in truck windowOn Oct. 20, Willett granted the Goldwater Institute’s motion for attorney’s fees and costs in the amount of $31,867.60

CCUSD93 – For starters, Cave Creek Unified School District, while asking voters to approve a 15 percent M&O (maintenance and operations) override, already has M&O funding in place, which will take the district through fiscal year 2013-2014.  Keep reading ...


DoJ proposes agencies lie under new FOIA regulations

WASHINGTON – The Department of Justice reopened the public comment period on its proposed Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) Regulations published in the Federal Register on March 21, 2011, something it rarely does.   Keep reading ...


California pushes to label GMOs

Ballot initiative could be death knell to ‘Frankenfood’ express

skull and crossbonesCHINO, Calif. – In March 1994, Asgrow Seed Co. (a Monsanto subsidiary) President Norman Braksick was quoted in the Kansas City Star as saying: “If you put a label on genetically engineered food you might as well put a skull and crossbones on it.”   Keep reading ...

OCTOBER 26, 2011

running of the bulls in cave creekRunning of the Bulls USA

CAVE CREEK – The Fourth Running of the Bulls Festival in America, hosted in Cave Creek, made history as people from around the world tuned in to watch the American twist on a 400-year-old Spanish tradition unfold.  Keep reading ...

OCTOBER 26, 2011

bike fest kidsCave Creek Bicycle Festival set for mid-November

CAVE CREEK – Purchasing 4,000 acres of open space – over $1 million; organizing a weekend cycling event to raise money to buy open space – difficult; watching bicycle riders cross the finish line knowing they helped the cause – priceless.   Keep reading ....

OCTOBER 26, 2011

November fundraising event with a Western twist benefits Cave Creek Museum

stamp mill“A Miner’s Dinner” is Nov. 15

Cave Creek Museum is raising funds this November … Western style.
Whether you’re an Arizona native or a transplant from another city, get lost in the “Old West” and help support the Museum by attending!  Keep reading ...

OCTOBER 26, 2011

sheriff paul babeuSheriff Paul Babeu opens Congressional exploratory committee

"The real deficit in Washington is one of leadership," says Sheriff

SAN TAN VALLEY – Pinal County Sheriff Paul Babeu today announced the formation of an exploratory committee for the United States Congress, District 4.  Keep reading ...

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