yellow caterpillarThis brightly colored caterpillar about to enjoy flowers as food was photographed in the New River area on September 20.   
Photo Courtesy of Sue Newbanks

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Second round of recall petitions to be turned in

CAVE CREEK – As this week’s issue rolls off the press, Cave Creek Caring Citizens Committee will have just filed signature petitions in its second attempt to recall Vice Mayor Adam Trenk and Councilman Reg Monachino.

• CCUSD93 candidate forum, bond initiatives
• Ignore the proposition campaign signs
• Get the skinny on judges
• Smith new Planning and Zoning commissioner
• 14th Annual Foothills Empty Bowls Project Lunch set for Fri., Oct. 17
• Foothills Food Bank & Resource Center provides snack packs for hungry children



CCUSD tries again

We have received two important pamphlets about upcoming elections. The first is about CCUSD once again trying to pick the public pocket. The second is for the Nov. 4 general election.

CCUSD is asking for approval to “repurpose” the use of bonds passed by voters in 2000. That bond has quite a lot of history.

Guest Editorials:

• Fall is in the air  |  BY STEVE LAMAR
• Volunteer or politician?  |  BY PETER KOTEAS
• The National Criminal Registry Act  |  BY DWIGHT KEHOE
• New Gun Control Bill introduced in Congress!  |  By JOE OTTO

Letters to the Editor


john colluraSee new look, enjoy same fabulous food at Cibo e Vino’s grand reopening

SCOTTSDALE – For three years, Cibo e Vino has delighted the palates of dedicated diners, so it is with great anticipation they await its grand reopening after a short shutdown for renovations.

• Clients can expect royal treatment at Red Velvet Tailoring
• Recent rulemaking reduces regulation
Business to Business

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Learn a new craft, hear a lecture, exercise your brain and more at Foothills Community Foundation

SCOTTSDALE – Are you looking to learn a new craft or skill, like card making, digital photography or acting? Do you want to expand your mind by hearing a fascinating lecture or viewing a colorful art show? Or, maybe you’re up for a good game of Bingo or Bridge? These are just some of the many classes, events and activities offered for local residents of all ages at the Foothills Community Foundation’s (FCF) Holland Community Center, 34250 N. 60th Street, Bldg. B, in Scottsdale.

• CSHS levels South Mtn, 63-0
• Just for sport
Scottsdale Civil War Round Table presents: James Fritsch
• Desert Foothills Chapter AAS presents Evelyn Billo and Robert Mark on Oct. 8
• Arizona Authors Showcase
• Community Briefs
• First Annual Veterans Summit
• Launch of volunteer program – Kids Care Club