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RCSCW governing board finalizes rules

The Recreation Centers of Sun City West governing board members finalized penalties to make it easier for staff to enforce rules uniformly. One area of concern had been enforcement and fines for …
Commentary

RCSCW board getting ready for 2020

It’s beginning to look a lot like the busiest time for year for Sun City West. As we welcome back winter visitors, our community gets busy! Roads, restaurants, golf courses, clubs and even …

Fire agencies in Sun City area in good shape

The Scottsdale Fire Department is facing a period of heavy retirements in the next five years, but Northwest Valley fire services are on a firm footing with staff.
December 10

PORA Traffic and Safety Committee to meet

The Property Owners and Residents Association of Sun City West Traffic and Safety Committee will conduct its next meeting 1 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 10. The meeting will be at the PORA administration …

Sun Cities museum annual meeting scheduled

Sun Cities residents can get an idea of what this area was like prior to community development during a presentation at the Del Webb Sun Cities Museum.
Opinion

Local Voices: Where to camp in the winter?

Local camping enthusiasts recommend some areas for camping during the cooler months. Just moved from Indiana in March and now we are settled in we’d like to get to some camping. Where are …

Commentary: Posses need your assistance

Our mission as Posses is to patrol the streets of Sun City West on a daily basis creating a presence and serving as the eyes and ears of the Maricopa County Sheriff’s Office. Within that …

Flu season has arrived

With the start of cold and flu season upon us, it’s not too late to create a game plan for what you should do if a family member becomes ill and where you should go for …

Things have changed for Northwest Valley Connect

By Kathy ChandlerNorthwest Valley Connect Executive Director We started in 2014 in a cubicle provided by Benevilla and the administrative support by Sun Health. A one person staff and a couple of …

Residents can get free Medicare benefits

The Mission of the Sun City Community Assistance Network is to, “Connect people with resources to enhance their standard of living.

Chucri: Maricopa County elections are changing for the better

Building on a year’s worth of momentum, the Maricopa County Board of Supervisors just took an important step to restore our statutory responsibilities related to elections. These …
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

Arrowhead campus earns top grade

Abrazo Arrowhead Campus, 18701 N. 67th Ave., Glendale received an “A” rating in The Leapfrog Group’s Fall 2019 Safety Score, demonstrating the hospital’s commitment to delivering safe, high-quality patient care.

Wallick to host annual pet event in Sun City

With the Holidays are fast approaching, John Wallick Jewelers will host its annual fundraiser for the Arizona Humane Society.

Arizona Eye Institute slates holiday food drive

Arizona Eye Institute & Cosmetic Laser Center is hosting its annual holiday food drive. The vision and cosmetic practice will be collecting food at all three locations throughout the month of November to support the community and the Valley View Community Food Bank.

Luke AFB veteran wins free A/C Unit for Veterans Day

Forrest Anderson Plumbing and Air Conditioning Inc., 17225 N. 63rd Ave., a family-owned business since 1961, awarded the winner of its 4th Annual Military Hero A/C Giveaway contest to Dan Dennison, a …
Entertainment
The Women’s Chorale will present a program of Christmas music Dec. 15 in Sun City.

Sonoran Sounds Women’s Chorale to present Christmas concert

A holiday concert from the Sonoran Sounds Women’s Chorale takes place 3 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 15 at St. Christopher’s Episcopal …
The Real Thing Variety Band features vocalist sisters Melisza and Jessica Gransbergen, Dowell Davis (drums), Pete Gransbergen (bass) and Terry Bussoletti (guitar).

SCW prepping for annual New Year’s Eve Dance

Ring in 2020 at the annual New Year’s Eve Dance 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 31 at Palm Ridge Rec Center, 13800 W. Deer Valley Drive, Sun …
Elias Hendricks, Thomas Godridge, Khaya Maseko and Jermaine Smith as Vox Fortura perform Jan. 14 in Sun City West.

‘Britain’s Got Talent’ semi-finalist coming to SCW

Vox Fortura, semi-finalist for the 2016 season of “Britain’s Got Talent,” will perform a pair of shows in Sun City West at 3 and …

Night of 'Magic & Music' coming to Ghostlight Theatre

“A Night of Magic and Music” starts 7 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 7 at Ghostlight Theatre, 13541 W. Camino del Sol. Join professional …

Never too early to plan New Year's Eve blues music

Rockin’ the Blues (formerly The John Leo Group), featuring Surprise resident Mr. Leo on harmonica and vocals, Sun City residents Guy …