Vol. 15 Issue No. 40 | October 7 – 15, 2009


Breaking News – Obama eligibility case
Captain Pamela Barnett, et al. v. Barak Hussein Obama, et al.

By Linda Bentley | October 7, 2009

breaking newsSANTA ANA, Calif. – On Monday, Oct. 5, proceedings were held in U.S. District Court for the Central District of California before Judge David O. Carter on the motion by defendants to dismiss the case and a scheduling conference.

Minutes posted Wednesday afternoon stated:
“Cause called and counsel stated their appearances. Argument by counsel. Motion taken under submission.
“On Sept. 8, 2009, the Court previously set tentative case management dates. The court now orders those dates be made final.”

Case management dates include a hearing on the motion for summary judgment at 8:30 a.m. on Dec. 7, and jury trial on Jan. 26, 2010.

Another move to make Cave Creek a destination town

bambi muller and ian cordwellBy Linda Bentley | October 7, 2009

Resolution recognizes Cave Creek Ecosystem as ‘Important Bird Area’
CAVE CREEK – During Monday’s Call to the Public, former Councilman Thomas McGuire stated, “Last year has brought a new reality,” as he acknowledged the sacrifices the town has made by laying off employees and reducing hours of those remaining.

Photo: Associate Planner Bambi Muller and Planning Director Ian Cordwell listened as council expressed concerns over going from draconian regulations to virtually none as it pertains to special events being held on business properties within the town core. Photo by Linda Bentley
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Walmart or property tax, those are the options

By Linda Bentley | October 7, 2009

Propositions 400 and 401 – let the voting begin
CAVE CREEK – The Political Action Committee PRIZE (Protect Residential Integrity Zoning and Environment), against propositions 400 and 401, hosted its final forum at Desert Foothills Library on Sunday. The forum also included Friends of Cave Creek, the political action committee advocating the passage of propositions 400 and 401, and Cave Creek Town Council, with the exception of Councilman Adam Trenk.
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Special guest attends Carefree’s 25th Anniversary vintage air display

ken dahlberg and samantha gessellOctober 7, 2009

World War II fighter pilot Ken Dahlberg is shown with Samantha Gessell of Sky Ranch Airport at the Town of Carefree 25th anniversary celebration. Gessell, who organized the vintage air display invited Dahlberg, a decorated war veteran who flew the P-47 Thunderbolt and P-51 Mustang with the USAAF 353rd Fighter Squadron, 354th Fighter Group Ninth Air Force in Europe. Dahlberg was credited with 15 aerial victories and received numerous awards and decorations, including the Distinguished Service Cross for leading a flight of 16 P-47 Thunderbolts (354th) against an attack of 70 German Messerschmitt Bf 109 fighters in 1944. Dahlberg was shot down numerous times and became a Prisoner of War for three months. He continued to serve with the Minnesota Air National Guard until 1951.

CCUSD only cut 1.5 percent from M&O budget

By Linda Bentley | October 7, 2009

The override the district currently seeks to ‘renew’ still has two more years of funding
CCUSD – When money’s tight, people make sacrifices and sort out their priorities. Government, on the other hand, often takes a different approach.
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baby bobcat by lucas mcquistenUpdate on local Bobcat family

September 30, 2009

“Our baby bobcats came back!!,” exclaimed 13-year-old photographer Lucas McQuiston. “They are getting so big! Because of our skylight we know one is a boy and one is a girl. We haven't named them yet. They are not living on the roof anymore. They just come for short visits. My dad likes it that way!”
Courtesy Photos/Lucas McQuisten

yawning bobcat