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Medical marijuana in Arizona becomes streamlined

The state of Arizona has already made technological changes to the medical marijuana program in the years since its been implemented.

CD8 candidates to meet in virtual town hall

Congessional District 8 Democrat candidates Michael Muscoto, Bob Musselwhite and Bob Olsen will be squaring off in a virtual town hall meeting on Tuesday July 7.

Voter registration deadline is end of day July 6

Eligible Maricopa County voters have until the end of Monday, July 6 to register to vote in the August Primary Election. Voters can go to Register.Maricopa.Vote to find information on eligibility …

Arizona reaches 100,000 mark in COVID-19 cases

Arizona has joined a handful of states in the U.S. reporting over 100,000 cases of COVID-19.

Little libraries offer plenty of reading in Sun City

The Maricopa County operated libraries in Sun City are open again, but residents have other options to find books to read.

Yesterday and Today

Plaza del Sol Shopping Center, located on the southeast corner of 107th and Peoria avenues, was built in the early-1960s to serve Sun City’s then-growing population, which at the time was expanding to the south.

Thunderbirds Charities supports Benevilla Home Services Program

Thunderbirds Charities’ commitment to serving and improving the community – backed by a $60,000 grant – will enable Benevilla to continue its Home Services program and provide …

Family Promise holds virtual event, raises awareness for family homelessness

Family Promise of Greater Phoenix, a nonprofit organization that rescues primarily first-time homeless families and their pets and helps them return to independence, hosted a virtual event June …

Sun City resident’s adventure postponed

A Sun City resident and his partner from Prescott will not be traversing the Yukon River this year.

Women’s group to host July 4th food drive

The American Association of University Women (AAUW) will host a food drive 7-8:30 a.m. Saturday, July 4, at the Valley View Community Food Bank, 10771 W. Peoria Ave., Sun City. In addition to Food …

The Woodmark offers curbside events in Sun City

Staff at The Woodmark, 17207 N. Boswell Blvd., Sun City wanted to find ways to stay in touch with the community through the COVID-19 pandemic and came up with a series of curbside events.

Sun City author publishes new novel

Sun City resident R.D. Hathaway’s new novel, “Secret Passages,” is available now. The author has lived in Sun City for a couple years after retiring to …
Above are Christine Daughters, president-elect 2021-2022, Robert Pratt, outgoing president, and Johanna Burton-Fuller, incoming president. [Submitted photo]

Rotary club honors outgoing president

The Sun City West Rotary Club, which includes members from Sun City West and Sun City, honored outgoing president Robert Pratt and …

Camera Guild makes move to Grand Center

The Camera Guild of Sun City has officially moved to the new Grand Center, 10415 W. Grand Ave. Members are in the process of …


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Steve Christiansen will perform a brand new set entirely dedicated to country music legend Merle Haggard, at 5:30 p.m. at I & J Fountain restaurant, 12221 W. Bell Road, Surprise.

Music returns to I & J Fountain with Haggard tribute

Live music has returned to I & J Fountain restaurant, 12221 W. Bell Road. At 5:30 p.m. Saturday, July 11, local favorite Steve …
Larry Kubiayk is back for an encore of his Beatles tribute show July 11 in Peoria.

Local singer preps for Beatles tribute encore

Sun City resident Larry Kubiayk, aka Ol’ Porch Dog, got such a good response from his Beatles tribute show that he’s planning an …

Chorus seeks new members

Westwind Chorus, a women’s chorus and a chapter of Sweet Adelines International singing acapella music, is seeking new members.

Return of the movie theater: A pandemic guide to movie-going in 2020

In a typical year, the time between the Academy Awards and the summer blockbuster season has provided moviegoers with a steady, highly …

ProMusica Arizona seeks patron feedback

ProMusica Arizona, which regularly performs at American Lutheran Church, 17200 N. Del Webb Blvd., in Sun City, is conducting a brief …
Participants will receive information from subject-matter experts who can address individual questions as well. [Submitted photo]

Benevilla to host workshop on Zoom

Benevilla is set to host its next online “Educate with the Experts” interactive educational event during the COVID-19 pandemic.
The Miracles featuring Sydney Justin will perform in Sun City Jan. 18, 2021.

2 Sun Bowl shows rescheduled for 2021

A couple of Sun Bowl shows canceled this spring have been rescheduled. The Miracles featuring Sydney Justin (originally scheduled …
Larry Kubiayk is back for an encore of his Beatles tribute show July 11 in Peoria.

Sun City singer preps for Beatles tribute encore

Sun City resident Larry Kubiayk, aka Ol’ Porch Dog, got such a good response from his Beatles tribute show that he’s planning an …
Sun City Players Community Theater Transition Committee members meet via Zoom to discuss club issues June 10. Clockwise from top left are Jim McConnell, Dan See, Jim Balk and Tom Swenson.

Sun City Players moving ahead despite uncertainty

The Sun City Players Community Theater board and various committee members have been hard at work revising plans for the upcoming …

Restrictions on fire grow at Maricopa County regional parks

The Maricopa County Parks and Recreation Department is taking additional steps to protect park visitors and resources due to the …
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