From October, 2014

Santa Cruz County Update October 2014

State wants comments on water increases Tubac residents can come to a public comment session Thursday, Oct. 9, at 5 p.m. at the Tubac Golf Resort conference center. The meeting is to hear local questions about proposed water rate increases by EPCOR. The Arizona Corporation Commission (ACC) will have most of the five elected members…

THE ART OF HEALTH

Habits have a big impact on our lifestyle and our health. We’re definitely creatures of habit and many of them are sabotaging our quest for better health. . Deepak Chopra talks about our minds being in one of three states: unconscious, aware or self-aware.  The first two are highly developed, but being self-aware is what…

CANDIDATE FORUM HELD IN TUBAC

A well-attended candidate forum held in Tubac on Oct. 1 gave residents the opportunity to see many of those running for office in the Nov. 4 election. The forum, held at the Tubac Community Center, was sponsored by the Santa Cruz Valley Citizens Council and drew about 70 observers. Candidates included Thomas Fink and Mayra…

Hal Empie Mural Saved

Article and images by Diane Drobka Supporters and patrons from Duncan, Greenlee County and beyond celebrated “history in the making” on August 4 as the newly restored Hal Empie mural “Greenlee” was rehung at the Duncan school cafeteria. Dozens – including Empie’s son Joel, daughter Ann and son-in-law Peter, both of Tubac – admired the…

REMNANTS FROM RUTHIE OCT 2014

Hello dear readers, family and friends,  I took a spill a few weeks ago ad my daughter, Claire is going to help with this issue.  I started writing this column before I fell but have not been able to check the ongoing weather picture that I so adore.  Claire tells me what is happening in…

KIDS REMIND US OF THE IMPORTANCE OF PEACE

Like any other event celebrated annually, as time goes by, the true meaning and reasons behind it may lose strength and we need a little reminder to rekindle the passion for the cause we honor! That is exactly what the students of Montessori de Santa Cruz in Tubac do every year when they interrupt their…

5TH ANNUAL MONSOON FEST AT WISDOMS CAFE

The Monsoon Fest raised approximately $1,400, said Jeannie Perez, director of SCCYA. These funds will be divided with 50 percent to SCCYA and the remaining into three different groups, Montessori de Santa Cruz, Mountain View Elementary Choir and Pena Blanca Elementary Folklorico dancers, explained Wisdom.

VEGETARIAN EATING IN TUBAC – TUBAC JACK’S RESTAURANT & SALOON

As a vegetarian moving to Tubac 10 years ago, I soon found it was really difficult to eat at local restaurants and find anything on the menu more than a salad, some side-dishes or possibly a cheese burrito.  I’m happy to report that things have changed!  Now it seems that since so many people are…

OPEN LETTER FROM THE EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR OF THE TUBAC CHAMBER OF COMMERCE

by Angela Kirkner, Executive Director, Tubac Chamber of Commerce The Village is starting to get busy once again and there are lots of events coming up that will draw visitors to Tubac. We kick off the season with Anza Days on October 18th. Enjoy a colorful re-enactment on horseback of Anza’s expedition.  It begins in Tumacácori with Spanish colonial cavalry drills at 9 am and Mass at 10 am in the Tumacácori Mission.  Starting at 11 am musicians and dancers will entertain at the Tubac Presidio until the much anticipated “big event” of the Anza riders’ noon arrival. This year the riders…