Vol. 14 Issue No. 43 | October 22 – 28, 2008


Past remembered, future anticipated at library grand opening

Library ribbon cuttingBy Curtis Riggs | October 22, 2008

It’s official for new 18,900 square-foot facility
CAVE CREEK – How the Desert Foothills Library has grown and changed over the years was exemplified last week when the grand opening for the 18,900-square-foot facility on Saguaro Hill was held.

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Split commission favors Thorstenson’s plan

By Linda Bentley | October 22, 2008

CAVE CREEK – With the first step toward rezoning one or more acres in Cave Creek being a major general plan amendment, T.C. Thorstenson was before the planning commission on Thursday to present just that for his approximately 5.5 acre parcel behind Hammerhead Jack’s.

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Cave Creek receives final approval for annexation

Jake DominyBy Linda Bentley | October 22, 2008

SUP applicants fair no better before council

CAVE CREEK – Following an earlier meeting downtown to get the state’s final approval on the town’s annexation plan, Mayor Vincent Francia arrived at Monday night’s council meeting bearing good news.

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Commission OKs mixed use for residential area

By Linda Bentley | October 22, 2008

‘Those in Cave Creek are dooming the town to a sad and slow death’
CAVE CREEK – Attorney Ben Pearson presented a major general plan amendment to the planning commission on Thursday for 25.03 acres, which included his three 2.5 acre parcels plus 10 parcels owned by eight of his neighbors, to change Desert Rural (one home per acre) to Mixed Use (any combination of commercial, multi-family residential and residential).