Team Arizona golf chased down Team San Diego to claim Hogan Cup

After a second-place finish last year, team Arizona, representing the Junior Golf Association of Arizona, won the 50th Hogan Cup at Riverside Golf and Country Club in Portland, Ore. The tournament was Saturday, Aug. 11 to Sunday, Aug. 12. The win marks Arizona’s second victory in the tournament’s 50-year history with the first coming 32 […]

Maricopa County, St. Mary’s Food Bank team to provide job resources

Maricopa County and St. Mary’s Food Bank are teaming up to help the homeless, formerly incarcerated and other low-income individuals gain job skills. The Maricopa County Industrial Development Authority (IDA) presented a check to St. Mary’s for $40,000 Wednesday, Aug. 4 as part of a one-year grant for the St. Mary’s Community Kitchen program, which […]

Town council hopefuls offer political insights at candidate debate

The Paradise Valley residents running for town council discussed top municipal issues and topics at an Aug. 2 forum at Mountain Shadows, giving folks an opportunity to gain insight into the local candidates perspective before casting their vote later this month. Uncontested mayoral candidate, Jerry Bien-Willner gave a statement on his likely appointment, before candidates […]

Paradise Valley resident spends week at Space Academy at U.S. Space and Rocket Center

Danielle Verlardi of Paradise Valley recently attended Space Academy at the U.S. Space and Rocket Center — home of Space Camp, Space Camp Robotics, Aviation Challenge and NASA Marshall Space Flight Center’s Official Visitor Center. The week-long educational program promotes science, technology, engineering and math (STEM), while training students and with hands-on activities and missions […]

Pop culture illustrator teams with Frank Lloyd Wright Foundation to sketch Taliesin

Max Dalton is the artist behind several pop culture illustrations over the past 20 years that have drawn international attention with Wes Anderson films, Game of Thrones, The Beatles and Breaking Bad inspiring his sketches. Today, Mr. Dalton has taken on a new muse — Frank Lloyd Wright. The Buenos Aires-based illustrator has joined forces […]

Paradise Valley resident Darlene Quinn to compete in Classic International Woman competition

Paradise Valley resident Darlene Quinn will be competing at the Classic International Woman World Finals, this October in Las Vegas. In her quest to capture the crown of Classic International Woman 2018, Ms. Quinn will be competing with women from around the world, according to a press release. Signature Productions, LLC is bringing Classic International […]

Dalke named Paradise Valley interim town manager

The Town of Paradise Valley has selected Brian Dalke as its interim town manager. During a Wednesday, Aug. 1 meeting, Paradise Valley Town Council entered into executive session before voting 6-0, to appoint Mr. Dalke. Councilmember David Sherf was absent. The town council named three finalists for the position in July, after Town Manager Kevin […]

Mountain Shadows Resort hosts Aug. 2 Paradise Valley Town Council debate

The iconic Mountain Shadows Resort will host the 2018 Paradise Valley Town Council debate where governing board hopefuls will deliberate local issues that matter. The event is from 7 to 8:30 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 2 at the Mountain Shadows Resort, 5445 E. Lincoln Drive in the Town of Paradise Valley. Paradise Valley Vice Mayor Jerry […]

EPCOR consolidation plans to spring higher Paradise Valley water rates

Town officials estimate consolidation plans pursued by a private water company will result in higher water rates — estimated to be as much as a 30 percent cost increase — for 84 percent of the estimated 535 water accounts within the Town of Paradise Valley. EPCOR USA, a private water company within the contiguous borders […]

Pursuit of happiness shapes Paradise Valley candidate quality of life perspectives

Paradise Valley voters Tuesday, Aug. 28 will elect a new mayor and three people to Paradise Valley Town Council. Paradise Valley Vice Mayor Jerry Bien-Willner, who is running unopposed, is seeking the top spot of town council while four candidates are seeking one of three seats on Paradise Valley Town Council. The town council candidates […]