RhibaFarms to host six local chefs in fundraiser dinner

Rather than bring the farm to their tables, six local chefs and a craft brewer are bringing the tables to the farm. James Beard Award-winning chef Chris Bianco headlines a fundraising dinner Saturday, May 19 in support of RhibaFarms, 40792 N. Rattlesnake Road in San Tan Valley. Joining Mr. Bianco are Jason McGrath, Craig Plevack […]

Wildfire Awareness Week features statewide campaign

In conjunction with Wildfire Awareness Week, the Arizona Department of Forestry and Fire Management has rolled out a marketing campaign aimed at fire prevention. Put Out Your Campfire billboards dot roadways across Arizona, and radio listeners will hear public service announcements focusing on defensible space and fire safety messages. The Arizona Department of Transportation is […]

Two chosen for Pinal County Citizen Transportation Advisory Committee

The board for the Pinal County Regional Transportation Authority has selected two citizens for the new Citizen Transportation Advisory Committee. The creation of a CTAC supports the Pinal County Regional Transportation Authority that was approved by the voters in November. The purpose of the CTAC is to inform and collaborate the plans for construction of […]

Work begins on center stretch of S. Mountain Freeway corridor

Crews started work this week on a 3-mile stretch at the center of the Loop 202 South Mountain Freeway. Construction in the center segment, between 51st Avenue and 32nd Lane, includes a section passing through the southwestern edge of the South Mountain Park. Crews have started with right-of-way fencing and surveying to identify and tag […]

Student threat to ‘shoot up’ Combs HS leads to arrests, terrorism charges

The Pinal County Sheriff’s Office responded to Combs High School last week to investigate a threat by students to “shoot up” Combs High School. In a release this week, Navideh Forghani, a PCSO public information, stated a student overheard two students talking about bringing a gun to school. The student reported those comments to school […]