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Vol. 59 No. 4 • Wednesday, Jan. 23, 2013 • 50¢ Periodicals Postage Paid at San Manuel, Ariz. 85631
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The Hope and Promise of a Community
Porfirio J. Garcia
September 13, 1928 - January 14, 2013 Porfirio J. Garcia, 84, previous longtime resident of Dudleyville passed away at home on Jan. 14. He was born in Terlingua, Texas, on Sept. 13, 1928 to Susano and Lorenza Garcia. Porfirio was preceded in death by his loving wife Sara Garcia; brothers, Dernabe, Susano, Toribio, Lujenio,
Petrinilo and Jose; and sister, Toribia. He is survived by daughter Ida Combs of Kentucky and many nephews and nieces in New Mexico, California and Arizona. Porfirio spent many years working at the Ray pit as a blaster, blowing up the hillsides for copper ore. Also known as Papa Tio, he was
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Today as I went about my daily work, it hit me like a ton of bricks: the hope and promise of a community (in this case a TriCommunity) is staring me right in the face and I think I like it! Perhaps it’s the start of another new year. There is something invigorating about having a clean slate and a chance to do, have and be better this year than in the past. I suddenly realized that here we are doing what we set out to do: providing service to all ages. While some are saying San Manuel and the rest of the Tri-Community is dying a slow death, I believe we are having a rebirth! Specifically, I’m speaking about what I saw going on today and all this week at the youth center that Adelante Juntos Coalition (AJC) opened in June. The Early Head Start and preKindergarten (ages 3 to 5) children from Mammoth and their moms and teachers were enjoying the center and all of its offerings as they worked on their socialization skills. Earlier in the morning the adult exercise group Muevete, made up of men and women of all ages including some 70-year-olds, were moving and grooving to their exercise tunes and counting off their reps. How great is that? When school lets out later today teens and adolescents will begin streaming in to enjoy a few hours of safe recreation, music they love and fellowship (aka “chillin’”) with their peers. A bully-free zone where kids quickly learn that cooperation and respect for each other is going to get them the same in return. Where friendly competition
on one of the pool tables or air hockey, ping-pong, foosball, and video games is helping kids learn the benefit and value in negotiating, cooperating and sportsmanship. El Centro Youth Center (ECYC) even offers homework help and has computers with internet access for study, research or just plain fun like Facebook, Pinterest, Myspace and other social media. There are board games and lots of room for dancing and hacky sack as well as comfy couches and seats for when all a kid wants is a friend to hang out with. Sometimes the laughter I overhear coming from the center makes me giggle out loud. It also reminds me that the promise of a peaceful, safe and healthy community with resources to meet our needs is indeed achievable, thanks to the moral and financial support of partners like former Pinal County Attorney James Walsh, Pinal County Sheriff Paul Babeu, Cenpatico and the Arizona Women’s Partnership. The collaboration between Mammoth/San Manuel Unified School District (MSMUSD) and AJC that made the youth center project happen has also created great potential for many more services to be centralized and easily accessible to all. The campus of this former elementary school has the potential of being able to offer the enrichment classes and workshops that our public schools can no longer provide like music and dance programs. They offer a mariachi group, a dance troupe, and opportunities to learn to play guitar, drums and keyboard to maybe Letter, Page 3
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Gun ownership and a Safeway coupon? There is an offer to trade your gun for a Safeway coupon. Don’t want to own a gun or even like guns? That is O. K. You are responsible to your family. If someone is breaking into your home and you call 911, what responsible way are you going to take between the time your call and until 911 responds? Evil people with evil hearts do evil things. They kill and maim using guns, box cutters, alcohol, cars and more. We bury the dead and
Letter Continued from Page 2 even form a band. Yes, it is possible, right here in our towns when we combine our resources and share our talents. Imagine yourself being able to learn to use a computer to apply for jobs, write a resume and cover letter, shop, pay bills or find resources online. You can keep tabs on your banking accounts and manage your benefits and insurance business online, or use it just for your own personal enjoyment and satisfaction. All this is also a hope of AJC’s center of excellence when we can secure funding for the technology literacy program. For now knowing that people from ages three to 70 are using this community resource is tremendously rewarding to our Coalition and we promise to continue working on behalf of the youth and families of the Tri-Community. Thanks for your continued support. Please visit us anytime. /s/ Betty Chavez Director, Adelante Juntos Coalition
the maimed suffer. The perpetrator is found insane or put in jail to do the same. People blame others. This or that should have been done. He wasn’t given the help he needed. Take the gun. Honest citizens are now the problem for what the criminal has done. I believe it to be the lack of morality. What was abnormal is now normal. Our churches, the foundation of America, are crumbling. People demanding to hear what they want. Abortion is O.K. The only one without rights is the baby. Gay marriage. Take the pill or not, the companies will be made to pay. Separation of church and state, my rights.
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Park manager speaks out Upon receiving the Jan. 16 publication of the Miner, we were shocked to see the sex offender notification of a Duane Eugene Shurter living on the 600 block of Vista Sierra. This person is not approved to live in the Rancho San Manuel Mobile Home Park. On Jan. 16 he was notified by Park management that he must vacate the premises immediately, which he did. The rental application provided by the residents of this home did not include his name and information. He moved into the home on Vista Sierra without management’s knowledge. This is a violation of Rancho San Manuel’s Rules and Regulations. On Jan. 17, park management met Lt. Villar of the Pinal County Sheriff’s Department and informed her of the situation. This individual
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park must first be approved by park management, regardless of whether or not they own the home. Our priority is to make Rancho San Manuel a safe and enjoyable place to live for our residents. /s/ Tim Dutra Managing Member Rancho San Manuel MHP, LLC
In last week’s Miner, it was reported that newly appointed Mammoth-San Manuel School Board member Gloria “Lynn” Zeiler was a resident of San Manuel. This was in error. She is a resident of Mammoth.
Pinal County Sheriff’s Report The Pinal County Sheriff’s Report is taken from the daily logs, based on the information provided by deputies. All persons arrested are presumed innocent until proven guilty in a court of law. Jan. 11 Theft was reported in the 39000 block of S. Horse Run Dr., Eagle Crest. Taken from the residence were a computer, iPhone and jewelry, valued at $5,980. Jan. 12 Michael Anthony Hinojos, 35, San Manuel, was arrested in the 200 block of Avenue I, San Manuel, and was charged with threats-intimidation, assault and disorderly conduct. He was transported and booked into the Pinal County Jail in Florence. Jan. 13 An unattended death was reported in the 8000 block of S. Encino Rd.,
Mammoth. A house fire was reported in the 3000 block of N. Alice Dr., Oracle. All occupants were out of the house. The call was turned over to Oracle Fire Department. Criminal damage was reported in the area of N. Water Tank Rd., Oracle. A fence and gate were damaged by a vehicle. Jan. 14 Theft of a Fed Ex package was reported in the 62000 block of E. Redwood Dr., SaddleBrooke. Attempted theft of a vehicle was reported in the 60000 block of E. Cantle Ct., Eagle Crest. Assault was reported in the 700 block of S. McNab Parkway, San Manuel. Two students were fighting; one was injured. No charges were filed and discipline was turned over to the school. Criminal damage was Sheriff, Page 9
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San Manuel residents alerted to phone scam San Manuel resident Liz Starrett was nearly the victim of a phone scam and hopes to alert others about getting coerced into giving personal finance information. Starrett received a phone call from a man who claimed he was an administrator for the Social Security Administration. The man had her name, address, phone number, and name of the bank where she does business, and he told her he wanted to verify her bank account number to make sure her next check arrived on time. The man attempted to pressure her into giving her bank account number to him. When Starrett told him her check was arriving regularly with no problems and that she would not give him her account number, he hung up. Starrett has caller ID and the number was from a Texas area code. She wanted to make sure that people in the community are warned about this unlawful scam. A similar scam appeared in Yavapai County in 2011 when two men called an elderly lady and identified themselves as Social Security employees. The men provided the woman’s date of birth as
well as name, address, phone number, and the name of her bank in the attempt to make themselves look legitimate. They also provided a toll free number to call if she had any questions. The woman gave them her bank account number. However, she called the toll-free number after hanging up and when she discovered the number was not in service, she immediately called her bank and told them to freeze her account. Tax season is upon us and the Internal Revenue Service is warning tax payers about some of the different scams that are tried every year by criminals. One of the most common phone scams is for someone to call pretending to be from the Internal Revenue Service. They will tell the unsuspecting victim that an error was made by their tax preparer and they have more of a refund coming back to them. They then tell the person that they need to verify the person’s social security number and/or bank account number to send them their check. This scam is also attempted by email, as the scammers will send an official looking
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Miners hit the hardwood running for the New Year By Frank Smith The San Manuel Miners varsity basketball team has hit the hardwood running in the New Year with five games since the turn of the calendar, picking up wins against Greenfields, Immaculate Heart and Miami while taking tough losses to Ray and Hayden. The Miners started off the year with a trip to Northwest Tucson to face off against the Griffins from Greenfields with many happy returns as the Miners came away with a 47 – 34 win. San Manuel held an 8 – 4 lead after the first quarter then took a 13 – 2 second quarter to take a 21 – 6 lead at the half. In the second half, the Griffins fell 12 -13 in the third quarter and outscored the Miners 16 – 13 in the fourth quarter but gain what was lost in the first half with the Miners taking the win 47 – 34. Leading the Miners was Andy Monfred with 18 points, six rebounds, one assist, and one block. Andre Sierra chipped in with 15 points, five assists, two steals, and two blocks. Andres Moreno scored five points, two rebounds and had two assists. Martin Esquivel scored four points with one steal. Sergio Hernandez scored two points with three rebounds and three assists. Wolf Tubach scored two points with three rebounds and three steals. Demetrious Dietz rounded out the scoring with one point and six rebounds. Head coach Ryan Sichting said, “We played a great first half defensively only giving up six points. As a team we struggled scoring early on in the game, but we improved offensively as the game went along. We tried reaching to much in the second half and gave up too many points. I really liked the effort our guys gave during the game.” San Manuel hosted Immaculate Heart on Jan. 9 and picked up a 20-point win over the Knights, 44 – 24.
The Miners fell behind at the end of the first quarter 5 – 9 but picked up the pace in the second quarter outrunning the Knights 17 – 5 to grab a 22 – 14 lead at the half. In the second half, the Miners finished the third quarter ahead with a 9 – 4 effort and then San Manuel turned it up in the fourth quarter 13 – 6 to take the 44 – 24 win. Andre Sierra led the Miners with 16 points, five rebounds, five assists, one steal and two blocks. Andy Monfred led the way also with 14 points, eight rebounds, one assist, one steal and two blocks. Andres Moreno scored eight points with two rebounds and one steal. Alvaro Alvarez scored two points, had one rebound, four assists and two blocks. Demetrious Dietz had two points, grabbed nine rebounds, one steal and one block. Rounding it out for the Miners, Roberto Lee scored two points with one rebound. Sichting said, “We played exceptionally well against Immaculate Heart. We shot well from the field, shooting 43 percent from two point field goals and 33 percent from three point field goals. Andre had 16, Andy 14, and Andres with eight. That’s the scoring we need out of those three players. Then we played very good defensively only giving up 24 points in the game. Junior Alvarez played very good defense. We have been putting him on the other teams best player and he has been doing a very good job. Demetrious Dietz did a good job of rebounding, pulling down nine boards.” On Jan. 11, the Miners hosted the Vandals from Miami, sinking the Vandals with a 39 – 31 loss. The Miners took a 12 – 5 lead at the end of the first quarter and then a 8 – 7 advantage in the second quarter to take a 20 – 12 lead at halftime. San Manuel again had the lead at the end of the third quarter outscoring the Vandals 8 – 6 and
in the fourth quarter, Miami made a run at the Miners but could not overcome the first three quarters – falling short to the Miners in the quarter 13 – 11 to take the 39 – 31 loss. Leading the way for the Miners was Andre Sierra who scored a team high 25 points with five rebounds and three steals. Andres Moreno scored seven points with three rebounds, one assist and one steal. Andy Monfred scored three points, grabbed nine rebounds and blocked three shots. Martin Esquivel scored three points with three rebounds and one assist. Alvaro Alvarez scored one point with three rebounds. Anthony Garcia scored one point and collected one rebound. Sichting said, “This was probably the worst we played this season. It was our third game of the week, but that shouldn’t be an excuse. We struggled at both ends of the court. We had trouble rebounding and boxing out. As a team we struggled in shooting from the floor. We somehow pulled off a win, but we will have to play better next week against much better teams (Ray, Hayden, and Pusch Ridge).” The Miners hosted the visiting Bearcats from Ray on Jan. 15. San Manuel looked to slow down the run-and-gun style of offense the Bearcats have thrived off this season but the Miners had no answers for the coast-to-coast scoring display as Ray outran the Miners in a 56 – 22 loss. San Manuel stayed within range in the first quarter as the Miners kept pace in the first quarter with the Bearcats finishing the quarter with the lead 12 – 8. In the second quarter the Ray defense held the Miners to three points as the Bearcats scored 13 in the quarter to bump their lead to 25 – 11 at the half. In the third and fourth quarters, Ray out ran the Miners as San Manuel scored 11 points in the second half compared to
#24 Andres Moreno controls the tempo for the Miners. (Frank Smith photo) the Bearcats 31 points to take the victory 56 – 22 when the final buzzer rang. Leading the Miners was Andy Monfred with 14 points, five rebounds and one steal. Andres Moreno followed suit with three points and one rebound. Andre Sierra finished with two points and six rebounds. Jordan Peasley chipped in three points and three rebounds. Sichting said, “Ray is a very talented team that understands the game of basketball. They always have multiple guys on the floor that can shoot the ball. They are a very difficult team to defend. They are also very good at scoring in transition. We did a good job of slowing the game down early in the first quarter, but they pulled away in the second and third quarter.” San Manuel made a trip into Winkelman on Jan. 17 to take on the Hayden Lobos. The Lobos looked to avenge an earlier loss to the Miners in San Manuel back on Dec. 19 – and avenge it they did, caging the Miners 39 – 22. The Miners finished the first Miners, Page 7
#30 Andy Monfred gets the jump ball against the Bearcats. (Frank Smith photo)
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Lady Miners win five in a row to roll into second half of season By Frank Smith The San Manuel Lady Miners varsity basketball is ready to roll in the second half of the 2012-2013 campaign. San Manuel picked up wins over Greenfields, Immaculate Heart, Miami, Ray and Hayden to start off the second half of the season. The Lady Miners got their start in Tucson on Jan. 8 against the Lady Griffins from Greenfields Country Day School with San Manuel bringing home the 45 – 39 win. The Lady Miners outscored the Lady Griffins 9 – 7 in the first quarter and were outscored 16 – 14 in the second quarter to sit a 23 -23 tie at the half. In the second half, the Lady Miners were again outscored 10 – 9 in the third quarter but turned it around in the fourth quarter 13 – 6 to regain the lead and secure a 45 – 39 victory.
Leading the Lady Miners was Angelica Zuniga with a double-double scoring 14 points with 14 rebounds to go along with three assists, one steal and one block. Also hitting a double-double was Annalisa Robles who scored 12 points with 13 rebounds to go along with one assist and two blocks. Alexis Garibay scored eight points with two assists and one steal. Felicia Gomez scored five points with six rebounds. Leticia Reidhead scored three points with four rebounds and one assist. Asha Quintero scored two points with four rebounds and three assists. Rounding it out for the Lady Miners was Maximilliana Lara who scored one point with two rebounds. The Lady Miners hosted Immaculate Heart on Jan. 9, escaping with a narrow 48 – 46 win over the Lady Knights. San Manuel fell behind in the first quarter 13 – 14 but turned
#10 Annalisa Robles takes the shot against the Lady Bearcats. (Frank Smith photo)
the tide in the second quarter 13 – 8 to take a 26 – 22 halftime lead. In the third quarter the Lady Knights tied up the game 36 – 36 by outscoring the Lady Miners 14 – 10 in the quarter but in the fourth quarter, a single basket would mean the difference in the game as the Lady Miners edged the Lady Griffins by two points 12 – 10 to take the win 48 – 46. Leading the Lady Miners was Angelica Zuniga with 13 points, six rebounds and three steals. Alexis Garibay scored nine points with two assists and one block. Annalisa Robles scored seven points with eight rebounds and two assists. Asha Quintero scored seven points with six rebounds, four assists and one steal. Maximilliana Lara scored seven points with four rebounds, one assist, one steal and one block. Felicia Gomez scored five points with six
rebounds, and one steal. On Jan. 11, San Manuel hosted Miami, picking up another close win 34 – 32 against the Lady Vandals. The Lady Miners outscored Miami 4 – 3 in the first quarter and 11 – 6 in the second quarter to take a 15 – 9 lead at halftime. San Manuel kept the pressure up in the third quarter to take the quarter 9 – 8 but lost the fourth quarter 15 – 10 to close the gap within two points but Miami came up short 32 – 34. The Lady Miners were led by Angelica Zungia who hit for another double-double scoring 12 point with 14 rebounds. Alexis Garibay scored 11 points with two rebounds. Maximilliana Lara scored six points with six rebounds and one steal. Asha Quintero scored three points with eight rebounds, three assists and one block. Leticia Reidhead scored two points with two rebounds and two assists. An-
#32 Angelica Zuniga hits the jumper for the Lady Miners. (Frank Smith photo)
nalisa Robles pulled down seven rebounds with two assists, and one block. San Manuel welcomed the Lady Bearcats from Ray for a contest on Jan. 15 with the Lady Miners dominating the visitors 52 – 34. The Lady Miners outscored the Lady Bearcats in each quarter taking the first quarter 14 – 8 and the second quarter 8 – 6 to hold the lead 22 – 14 at the half. In the second half, the Lady Miners took the third quarter 12 – 8 and also took the fourth 18 – 12 to take the victory 52 – 34. Angelica Zuniga continued to lead the Lady Miners hitting for a game high 26 points with nine rebounds and one block. Alexis Garibay scored 10 points with one rebound, three assists, two steals and two blocks. Maximilliana Lara scored eight points with five rebounds, two assists and one block. Annalisa Robles scored six points with nine rebounds and four assists. Leticia Reidhead scored two points with one rebound and three steals. The Lady Miners made the trip up the highway to take on the Lady Lobos from Hayden, San Manuel took control from the opening tip to finish off the Lady Lobos 51 – 9. San Manuel jumped out to a 14 – 2 lead after the first quarter, then pushed the tempo in the second quarter 13 – 2 to take a 27 – 4 lead at the half. In the second half, the Lady Miners picked up where they left off taking the third quarter 16 – 3 and the fourth quarter 8 – 2 for a final of 51 – 9. Leading the Lady Miners was Angelica Zuniga who hit for her third double-double in a five game stretch scoring 14 points and 14 rebounds with two assists, one steal and one block. Annalisa Robles scored nine points with 11 points and two assists. Maximilliana Lara scored nine points with seven rebounds and one steal. Alexis Garibay scored eight points with three assists. Asha
Quintero scored five points with three points, three assists and one block. Felicia Gomez scored four points with two rebounds, one assist and one steal. The Lady Miners took on Miami in Miami on Tuesday and will host Amphi on Friday with the JV playing at 5:30 p.m. and the varsity playing at 7 p.m.
Miners Continued from Page 6 quarter with an 8 – 7 lead but then the Lobos outscored the Miners 11 – 8 to take an 18 – 16 lead into the locker room at the half. In the third quarter, Hayden added to their lead after taking the quarter 9 – 6, and in the fourth quarter Hayden continued to add to their lead as the Lobos held the Miners to only four points while they went on to score 12 to hold on the win 39 – 26. Leading the Miners was Andre Sierra with 11 points, two rebounds, two assists and one steal. Andy Monfred scored five points, collected eight rebounds with one steal and one block. Jordan Peasley scored four points with six rebounds. Demetrious Dietz scored two points with four rebounds. Alvaro Alvarez scored one point with one assist. Sichting said, “We really struggled shooting the ball against Hayden. When you shoot eight percent from two point field goals and 25 percent from three point field goals you are not going to win too many games. That has been our major weakness this year. I thought we played good defensively. We just didn’t make shots and execute at the offensively.” The Miners hit the road on Tuesday to Miami and will return home to host the Lions from Pusch Ridge on Jan. 29 with the JV playing at 5 p.m. and the varsity taking the floor at 8 p.m.
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January 23, 2013
Finding your way through the Medicare forest By Evaline Auerbach Special to the Miner Most people are confused when they confront age 65 and eligibility for Medicare. If you are a few months away from that age, you have probably already received oodles of mail concerning the issue. You should ignore those sent by individual insurance companies until you understand the whole picture. And, by the way, it is illegal for an individual agent to contact you by phone. Tell them that and hang up! If you have access to a computer, go to www.medicare.gov. On that site you can learn about signing up for Medicare, and finding a Medicare Advantage plan which will pay for expenses not covered in the basic premium.
Some basic principles may help you through this process : • You are eligible for Medicare at age 65 and should apply a couple of months before your birthday. All you need is a Social Security number that indicates, by your birthdate,
when you are eligible. If you don ‘t sign up for it in time, you will pay a late enrollment fee every month after you do sign up. • Medicare premiums are basically $104.90 per month for Part B (doctors, ambulance, tests). Part A (hospitalization)
is free if you have paid into Social Security. Until you are old enough to receive Social Security, you will receive a bill. However, if your income is on the low end, you may be eligible for help from Medicaid (AHCCCS in Arizona) or Medicare itself. In Pinal County, contact the Pinal-Gila Council for Senior Citizens: www.pgcsc.org or (520) 836-2758). Note:
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Continued from Page 5 If you receive an email claiming to be from the IRS and requesting personal or financial information, the IRS advises the public to not reply nor to open and links or attachments. Suspicious emails should be forwarded to phishing@ irs.gov and then immediately deleted. Unfortunately, senior citizens are targeted by scammers as easy prey. The Arizona Attorney General’s Office has made it a priority to protect senior citizens from consumer fraud, exploitation and identity theft. The office provides infor-
Eligibility for certain plans follows county lines so advice given for those living in Pima County may not apply to you. • You will need a Medicare Advantage Plan or other insurance in addition to Medicare. These plans require only that you are signed up for Medicare. Your health, your prior conditions all are irrelevant. mation about fraud and scams, takes legal against predators that prey on seniors and supports legislation to toughen penalties on those who commit crimes against seniors. To avoid being scammed by telemarketers, the Attorney General’s office recommends that you keep your financial information to yourself. Never give out credit card, checking or savings account information to anyone who calls. If you believe you are the victim or attempted victim of a scam, contact your local Sheriff’s Department or the Arizona Attorney General’s Office at 800-352-8431. A complaint can be filed at the office website, AZAG.gov.
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January 23, 2013
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Off the Shelf: San Manuel Library to have board elections By Chaille McGrew Board of Trustee Chairperson The library will be closed on Wednesday, Jan. 30 as the county will be upgrading the computers. The Crochet and Conversation group is once again meeting at the library at 1 p.m. each Thursday. If you are already doing needlework, this is great chance to relax, knit, crochet, tat or whatever and visit with others. If you have a desire to learn how to do some needlework come on in and
Continued from Page 4 reported in the 700 block of S. McNab Parkway, San Manuel. Theft from a bank account was reported in the area of S. Avenue A, San Manuel. Theft of beer was reported at the Minit Market in San Manuel. An unknown person took a 30pack of Budweiser without paying for it. Jan. 15
you will find someone willing to teach and guide you along. The San Manuel Library is a non-profit corporation overseen by a five-member Board of Trustees. This year, two positions on the board are up for election. The election will be held from Jan. 30 through Feb. 11 in the library and is open to all library cardholders 18 years or older (cards must be presented before voting). Each voter may select two candidates to vote for as a trustee.
This year there are five candidates and there is a small profile about each below. PATTY ATRIAN has been a resident of San Manuel for 35 years. She is married to Jose and they have two daughters and four grandchildren. Patty has been on the Library Board for approximately seven years. Many children in the school know her as she often substitutes or volunteers at the schools. RONNIE BUTLER has lived in San Manuel for
23 years. He came from California where he was a plumber. He is married to Nancy. Ronnie volunteers for the library and has served on the library board for six years. RAYMOND VERNE FISCHER and his family moved to San Manuel 40 years ago. He worked for BHP (Magma) for 26 years. Vern has a degree in Geography from BYU University. He too is well known around the community as he substituted for the school district for 35
years. He is a member of the Bishopric of the Latter Day Saints Church. He is married to DeLoris and they have 5 children and 17 grandchildren. He has been a volunteer at the library for approximately two years. SHARON MATTHEWS has been in San Manuel for 13 years and a volunteer at the library for five years. She has a degree in Library Science. She is married to Carl Matthews. Sharon is also President of the Relief Society (women’s organization) at
the LDS Church. KENNETH MCGREW graduated from San Manuel High School in 1957 and then left the community. He returned 43 years ago and worked for BHP (Magma) for 29 years. He minored in Library Science while in college. He is a Family Search Consultant (genealogy) at the LDS Church. He is married to Chaille and they have three children and seven grandchildren. Kenneth has volunteered at the library for approximately four years.
Theft of a firearm was reported in the 4900 block of N. Camino Rio, Dudleyville. A concerned citizen reported that a house was on fire in the 19000 block of S. River Rd., Mammoth. Pinal County Sheriff’s Office, Mammoth Police Department and firefighters from Pinal Rural Fire Rescue were dispatched to the scene. It was later determined that it wasn’t a house on fire, but a fire in a fire pit. Burglary was reported in
the 600 block of W. Sunset Ave., Oracle. Vehicle parts were reported missing. A stovetop grease fire was reported in the 38000 block of S. Carefree Dr., SaddleBrooke. Golder Ranch Fire was dispatched to the scene. A fight was reported at the First Avenue Elementary School, San Manuel. There were no injuries and the school handled the discipline. A fire was reported in the 500 block of S. Encina St., San Manuel. A concerned
citizen reported that a trailer was on fire. It was later determined that it was a rubble pile that was on fire, not a home. San Manuel Fire Department was dispatched to the
scene. Jan. 16 Theft was reported in the 600 block of E. Nuestro St., Oracle. Jan. 17 Brian M. Lawrence, 36,
Tucson, was arrested at the San Manuel Bunkhouse on a warrant for interfering with judicial proceedings. He was transported and booked into the Pinal County Jail.
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Accomplished Oracle astronomer shares his life of stargazing By John Hernandez Mike Weasner first got interested in astronomy when he was six years old. His older brother Paul would take him out in the backyard and show him the Indiana night skies. Paul taught him about the sky pointing out planets and constellations to young Mike. Mike grew up in Seymour, Indiana. In 1961, Mike’s mother gave him an Edmund Scientific three-foot Newtonian telescope for Christmas. He now had a closer view of the sky. Although Mike has gone to bigger and better telescopes he still uses the three-foot telescope on occasion. When Mike was 14 years old, his brother Paul got him a subscription to Sky & Telescope magazine. He has
not missed an issue since the day he received his first magazine. In fact, he has 40 years worth of these magazines stored away in his collection. He then became an active amateur astronomer. In 1964, Mike’s brother got him interested in science fiction. Mike likes all the classic sci-fi authors like Asimov, Clarke, Heinlein, Bradbury and more. As an adult he would meet and get to talk with Ray Bradbury while living in California. Mike says that he saw a UFO when he was a teenager. By that he meant that he saw a light in the sky making unusual movements that no known aircraft on earth could make. As for the possibility of life on other planets, with billions upon billions of stars
in the universe, Mike said, “odds are, we are not alone.” One day he watched some planes refueling in mid-air through his telescope. Little did he know that one day he would be in the air doing the same thing. After high school, Mike
attended the University of Indiana in Bloomington where he received his B.S. in Astrophysics. While an undergraduate, he was able to use Indiana University’s Kirkwood Observatory and their 12-foot refractor telescope.
Kirkwood Observatory is over 100 years old. Mike did his graduate work in meteorology at the University of Wisconsin. After graduating, Mike found another way to observe the sky. It would be from the cockpit of a plane.
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Mike enlisted in the United States Air Force and flew the A-7D Corsair II as a fighter pilot and was an instructor for the T-38 Talon. He would also work as a manager with the Air Force Space Shuttle Program. After eleven years in the Air Force, he took a job as a Systems Engineer in the aerospace industry in California, where he would later be in management. He also was a civilian flight instructor for a while, though he no longer flies. All this time he still had an interest in astronomy but was unable to be as active as he wanted. In 1996 he purchased a Meade ETX-90 telescope and became active again. He created Weasner’s Mighty ETX Sight which is a popular website for amateur astronomers worldwide. The site provides information on ETX telescopes, tips, exchanges information, provides links and is an important resource for amateur astronomers. This site has won awards from amateur astronomer societies around the country. Two years ago Mike was interviewed by the New York Times about his work using iPhone space photography through a telescope. He was one of the first to do so on a regular basis. He has also written a book, Using the Mighty ETX Telescope, which was published by English publishing house SpringerVerlag. Mike purchased his retirement land in Oracle in 2004. He and R. Laurraine Tutihasi wanted to live in the desert in a rural area but close enough to a city for cultural activities such as plays and operas. Mike had been stationed at Davis Monathan Air Force Base 30 years ago and was amazed how Tucson had grown. Mike fell in love with Stargazer, Page 12
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Submissions Due the FRIDAY Before Wednesday Publication • GIRL SCOUT COOKIES Girl Scout cookies are here! Our local Brownie and Jr. Girl Scouts have great goals for cookie season, including selling 800 boxes each, which is enough to go to Disneyland. Help them out while helping out the troops with the Gift of Caring Program’s ‘Troop to Troop’ project wherein tax-deductible funds are collected from donors to buy cookies directly from The Little Brownie Bakers and ship them overseas to U.S. Troops. Please give them a call for speedy delivery: Tabitha/Tonya 3859221 or 591-9596 and Italie and Selena/Monique 385-1102. Thank you for your support. • 4-H DONATIONS HELP YOUTH Pinal County 4-H is seeking donations to continue this worthy program for local youth. Your support helps us provide skills that encourage youth to take responsibility, make good decisions, work well with others, create leadership opportunities and improve their communication skills. Donations made to Pinal County 4-H will be used for educational purposes. Call 520-836-5221 for more information. • WASTE DISPOSAL VOUCHER PROGRAM Beginning Wed., Jan. 16, residents can obtain a voucher for the Waste Disposal Voucher Program at the Board of Supervisors office for the disposal of debris from your primary residence at the Oracle Transfer Station or the Dudleyville Landfill. You must bring a current utility bill with name and service address imprinted as proof of residency. For more information call 520-866-7830. You can also learn more about recycling program on the Pinal County website: www.pinalcountyaz.gov. • FREE GED CLASSES Need your GED? Attend free classes in Oracle or at the CAC Aravaipa Campus on Jan. 23. In Oracle, classes are with instructor Nancy Barry and begin at 6:30 pm. Call 520-820-1667 for information. At Aravaipa Campus, classes start at 6 pm with instructor Sally Kelly. Call 520-820-3178 for information or register on campus. • DONATE AND GET A TAX BREAK Donate up to $200 for a single person or $400 for a married couple to the school district, for a specific program, school or in general, and get every penny back on your State Taxes. For more information visit msmusd.org/index. cfm?pID=3475 • Are you a victim of domestic abuse? Call 520-385-4970 or toll free 1-855-385-4970. We can help. • Have free time? Volunteer at Safe Journey House. Call 520385-4970 or toll free 1-855-385-4970. • The Oracle Medical Equipment Loan Closet is now available to Tri-Community residents in need of medical equipment. The closet is in need of donations of all forms of medical equipment (except hospital beds). Equipment must be in safe working condition. For information on how to borrow or to donate equipment, please contact Jane at 896-2516, Bill and Sharon at 896-2326, Lois at 896-9722 or Rachel at 896-9581. • Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays Join San Manuel’s Walking and Exercise Group. Healthy living doesn’t happen at the doctor’s office – exercise. From 8-9:30 a.m. at the San Manuel Senior Center on Avenue A. Sponsors ask for a $1 donation to help with the utility costs. • SAN MANUEL HISTORICAL SOCIETY The members of the San Manuel Historical Society want to thank the citizens of San Manuel for their support of our Thrift store down by the Credit Union. Due to your generous donations we have been able to reach out to help other organizations support the people and animals of the TriCommunity. With the holidays coming up, we hope to give more but we cannot do that without your continued support. If you have something you’d like to donate but cannot get it to the store, call Janice at 385-4593 after 2 pm. Large pieces are especially needed.
• The Home Alone Pendant offers peace of mind by being able to call for emergency assistance by simply pressing a button. Units are available in San Manuel through TRIAD. Call Jerry at 385-2835 for details. • San Manuel Open Market is still going strong ever Saturday morning from 8 a.m. to noon at 801 McNab Parkway in front of the Community Presbyterian Church. Table space is only $5. There are lots of baked goods, food, coffee, craft items and swap meet bargains. Come and meet your friends and neighbors. For more information, contact Doris at 520-212-2244. • San Manuel Museum, located in the Elks Lodge breezeway, is operated by the San Manuel Historical Society. It is now open on Fridays from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. for you to come and see items from San Manuel’s history! • The San Manuel Thrift Store is looking for volunteers to work one day, or more, per week from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. The Thrift Store is run by the San Manuel Historical Society and proceeds from Thrift Store sales go to support the SM Museum, as well as the SM Library, Christmas Toy Drive, and other local charitable organizations. • Resource information for seniors is now available at Sun Life Clinic in San Manuel. Some of the information available is meant to aid caregivers in their work. Also available is medicine safety information for seniors. Stop in or call to get more information and phone numbers on these and other subjects. The office is open Monday and Friday from 9 a.m. to noon. Call 520-709-8322 or 1-800293-9393or 363-9525 after 4pm for more information. • Need prayer? Call Community Presbyterian Church at 3852381 and leave your prayer request. Messages will be checked daily. Also, you can join us for prayer Monday through Friday, 8-9 a.m., 801 McNab (top of McNab), San Manuel. • Come and have fellowship with us and if you don’t know Jesus, you can get to know Him at the First Baptist Church of Oracle on Sundays at 11 a.m. For more information, please call 520-8083171. • Saxophone and brass instrument players are needed for the Noisemakers, the Tri-Community Band. You do not need to be an expert to participate. Call Rob Roberts at 385-4682 for more information. • SUPERIOR HOME TOUR AND ANTIQUE SHOW See several homes including the beautifully renovated Casillas home and Mattie Earp’s “home” at the Fifth Annual Superior Home Tour, Art and Antique Show Jan. 26 and 27. There will also be an Antique Show at the Magma Club; a pancake breakfast on Sat. from 7:30 am – 10 am at Porter’s Cafe; historian speakers; didgeridoo lessons; live music and more. Tour tickets are $12 or $10 prepaid, and include a 2-for-1 pass to the Renaissance Festival and the Boyce Thompson Arboretum. For more information, contact the Superior chamber of Commerce at www.superiorarizonachamber.org or by calling 520689-0200. • Friday, Feb. 1st, 8 a.m., OWN, Oracle Women’s Network, invites local businesswomen to join them every month for a breakfast meeting in Oracle. February’s meeting will be held at the Oracle Community Center at 8 a.m. For reservations or more information, please email firstname.lastname@example.org. • SPRING GOLF TOURNAMENT Please save the date for the United Way of Pinal County’s Spring Golf Tournament, on Sat., April 13, at the Robson Ranch Golf Club in Eloy. Proceeds will benefit early childhood education, including the Success By 6 program. Please watch your email for sponsorship and registration information.
Clubs & Meetings
• Quarterly, SAN MANUEL HISTORICAL SOCIETY The San Manuel Historical Society meeting is 10 a.m. at the San Manuel Musuem quarterly with the next meeting on Oct. 11. • UTILITY PAYMENTS Residents from the Tri-community area who qualify for assistance with utility payments through the Salvation Army or Pinal County United Way should now contact the Tri-Community Food Bank at 108 Redwood Dr., Mammoth. Assistance is limited to once every twelve months. Bring in your last 2 months overdue bills. The phone number is 520-487-2010. The Food Bank is open on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Saturday from 9 a.m. until noon. • BLOOMING LATE WRITING SUPPORT GROUP Exclusively for women over 35, the Blooming Late Writing Support Group meets every second and fourth Sunday of the month, from 1:30 pm – 3 pm, at the Patio Cafe in Oracle. You don’t have to be published. Just have the desire to write. We will support and encourage you. For more information please call Samantha at 896-9585. • Monday (Every Monday) 9 AM, Canasta is played at the Oracle Community Center. • SAN MANUEL SENIOR CENTER SCHEDULE Bridge is played on Mondays. Refresher session at 11:45 a.m. Games start at 12:30 p.m. Canasta is played at 1 p.m. on Wednesdays. Everyone is welcome. Board meetings are held the 1st Thursday of each month at 6 p.m. A potluck is held the 2nd Thursday of each month at 5:30 p.m. Bring a dish to share, your service, and fee is $1 for Center utilities. Red Hats business meeting is held the 1st Friday of the month at 1 p.m. Stamping is held the 2nd and 4th Friday of the month at 9 a.m. • Monday (Every Monday) Lunches at the Oracle Community Center are at noon. Each Monday a volunteer brings the main dish and others bring side dishes. Fee is $4 for members and $5 for guests. Membership cards are available during this time. • Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays The Community Schools Gym, located in the basement of San Manuel High School Auditorium, is open from 5:30-7:30 p.m. Admission is free. • Tuesday (Every Tuesday), 12:30-4 p.m. Bridge is played at the Oracle Community Center. Call Ethel Amator at 896-2197 or Mary McClure at 896-2604 for more information. • Tuesday (1st Tuesday of the Month), 10 a.m., COPPER TOWN ASSOCIATION The Copper Town Association meets the first Tuesday of every month at 10 a.m. at the Sun Life Family Health Center Conference Room, San Manuel. • Tuesday (2nd Tuesday of the Month), 6:30 PM, MAMMOTH SAN MANUEL SCHOOL BOARD The MSM School Board meets the second Tuesday each Month at the MSM District office. Please contact the District office at 385- 2337 for more information. • Tuesday (2nd Tuesday of the month), 6:00 PM, TRI-COMMUNITY AND RANCHO SAN MANUEL MOBILE HOME PARK NEIGHBORHOOD WATCH The 2nd Tuesday of every month will be the neighborhood watch meeting and Neighborhood Meth Block Watch meeting for residents of San Manuel, Mammoth, and Oracle at 6 p.m. at the Adelante Juntos Coalition office at 101 Avenue B, San Manuel. Everyone is welcome to attend. Call 385-4007 with any questions. • TUESDAY (3rd Tuesday of the Month), 6 PM, ORACLE SCHOOL BOARD The Oracle School Board meets the third Tuesday of each month at Oracle Ridge School. Please contact District Office at 896-3072 for more information. • EVERY WEDNESDAY, NOON ROTARY MEETING. at the Sun Life Family Health Conference Room. • Wednesdays (Every Wednesday), 6:00 PM, NARCOTICS ANONYMOUS 12-STEP MEETINGS Every Thursday at Sun Life in San Manuel. Rear entrance, south facing door. Open meeting. For more information, call San Pedro Valley BH at 520-896-9240. • Wednesday (Every Wednesday) Oracle Community Center sewing and knitting classes are held at from 1:30-3:30 p.m. Call Susie Cochran for more information at 8962935. • Wednesday (1st Wednesday of the Month), 3:00 PM, TRIAD & AMBASSADOR PROGRAM MEETINGS The Oracle Fire Department hosts TRIAD and AMBASSADOR program meetings the first Wednesday of each month. For more information call Karen Lombardi at 896-9470. • Wednesday (1st and 3rd Wednesday of the month) ALZHEIMERS EDUCATIONAL MEETING. Meeting will be held at St. Helen’s Church, 10-11:30 AM. For more information, contact Kay Ham 385-2835. • Wednesdays, 10:00 AM, STORY TIME AT PREGNANCY CARE CENTER The Pregnancy Care Center in Oracle has StoryTime at 10:00 AM. For more information call 896-9545. • Every Thursday The Oracle Community Center canasta and dominoes 9 am until noon. • Thursday (1st and 3rd Thursday of the month) ORACLE-SAN MANUEL LIONS CLUB Meetings are held at the San Manuel Elks Lodge. • Thursday (2nd Thursday of the month) SM LIBRARY BOARD MEETING The San Manuel Library has it’s monthly board meeting every 2nd Thursday of each month. The meeting is held at the lBHP Conference Center across from the library at 1 p.m. • Friday (2nd and 4th Friday of the month) 10:30 a.m., San Manuel Library hosts Toddler Story Time. There will be stories, sons and fingerplays. No registration is required or the free program. • Friday (2nd Friday of the Month, 1 p.m.) Red Hats are looking for new members. Meetings are at 1 p.m. On the SECOND Friday at the Senior Center in San Manuel, Senior citizen women 55 and older get together and enjoy meetings and activities. Let down your hair and be yourself, wear Red Hat and Purple outfits. • Saturday (4th Saturday of the month) Market on the Move at Santa Catalina Church, 14380 N. Oracle Rd., Catalina, is held on the fourth Saturday through May. Get up to 60 pounds of fresh vegetables and fruits in season for a $10 donation.
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Continued from Page 10 the dark skies, visiting the property site and bring his telescope. After moving to Oro Valley in 2007 while their house was built, they moved to Oracle in 2009. Mike was more active in astronomy and it was always his dream to have his own observatory. He purchased a Skyshed Pod from a company in Canada. “First Light” for the Cassiopeia Observatory was on Wednesday August 19, 2009. First Light is the first
time that a new telescope views its first image of the universe, a very exciting time for an astronomer. The Cassiopea Observatory was named for the constellation Cassiopea. Mike chose the name because the brightest stars in this constellation form the shape of the letter “W” in the sky and at other times of the year it will look like the letter “M”. M and W: Mike Weasner! The observatory has a Meade eight-foot LX200ACF telescope. Mike also has a number of other telescopes that he uses. While looking at
the stars, Mike likes to listen to classical music or science fiction movie soundtracks. He also enjoys listening to the old radio broadcasts from the 30s and 40s like the Lone Ranger and X Minus One. Mike also has a website for the observatory where he shares information and his magnificent photos of the universe. The website is www.mikeweasner.com. Mike enjoys sharing his love of astronomy. He has worked a booth at the Arizona Science & Astronomy Expo showing telescopes and the SkyShed Pod. He will be at
the 2013 Expo on Nov. 16 and 17 at the Tucson Convention Center. Last year at The Glow illuminated art festival, he set up some telescopes for star gazing. He has hosted star parties and is willing to work with local schools in showing the kids a little bit about astronomy and star gazing. He said he is willing to work with small groups such as the schools top science students who may show an interest in astronomy. Mike can be reached at email@example.com. His Twitter handle is @mweasner.
Assembly of God 1145 Robles Rd., ORACLE 520-896-2408
Sunday School 9:30 a.m. Morning Worship 10:30 a.m. Evening Service 6 p.m. Wednesday Bible Study 6 p.m. Pastor Nathan Hogan
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201 E. Kino & Catalina/POB 692 We offer Help, Healing & Hope Sunday School.......9:45 a.m. Worship Service........11 a.m. Sunday.........................6 p.m. Wednesday..................6:30 p.m. (Adult and Children’s Services) Interim Pastor Donald Montes 487-2219
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Sunday: First Service 9 a.m. Fellowship Time 10:30-11 a.m. Second Service 11 a.m.
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Worship Service 10:30 a.m. Pastor: Dr. Ed Nelson
First Baptist Church American Way, Oracle 520-808-3171 Pastor Ray Lott
Sunday: School 9:30 a.m. Fellowship 10:30 a.m. Morning Worship 11 a.m. Free food distribution 2nd Tuesday, 1 p.m.
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301 E. Webb Dr., San Manuel 520-385-1250 or 520-385-5017 Pastors Michael & Bea Lucero Sr.
Sunday: School 9:45 a.m. Morning Worship 10:45 a.m. No Evening Service Wednesday 6 p.m.
Teen Group 3rd Friday of every month 6 p.m.
Oracle Church of Christ
2425 El Paseo 896-2452 896-2067 Sunday Bible Study • 10 am Worship • 11 am
Community Presbyterian Church
McNab & First Ave., San Manuel 385-2341 Sunday: Adult Bible Study 9:45 a.m. Morning Service 11 a.m.
Psalm 1:2 The Potter’s House 212 Main Street, Mammoth 385-4153
Sunday: Sunday School 10 - 10:45 a.m Morning Service 11 a.m. Evening Service 7 p.m. Wednesday: Mid-Week Service 7 p.m.
Oracle Seventh-Day Adventist Church 2150 Hwy. 77, Oracle
Saturday: 4th Sunday of the month: Joyful Music Sabbath School 9:30 a.m. Celebration 4 p.m. with potluck to follow. Worship Service 11 a.m. Pastor: Rev. Jeff Dixon Pastor John Roybal
First Baptist Church 1st & Nichols, San Manuel, 385-4655
Iglesia de Dios “Pan DeVida”
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January 23, 2013 Public Notice
Notice Of Publication Articles Of Organization Have Been Filed In The Office Of The Arizona Corporation Commission For I Name: J & P Contracting LLC. L-18-14268-3. II The address of registered office is: 2114 W Apache Trl Ste 1-125, Apache Junction AZ 85120. The name and address of the Statutory Agent is: National Contractor Services Corporation, 1010 E Jefferson St Phoenix AZ 85034. III Management of limited liability company is reserved to the members. The names and addresses of each person who is a member are: Jacob D (only) Parks, 2114 W Apache Trl Ste 1-125, Apache Junction AZ 85120, member; Peter T (only) Parks, 2114 W Apache Trl Ste 1-113, Apache Junction AZ 85120, member. Publish: 1/23/13, 1/30/13, 2/6/13
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Trustee Sale No: 23042-0005 Notice Of Trustee’s Sale Recorded: 1/11/2013 The following legally described Trust Property will be sold for cash, pursuant to the power of sale under that certain Deed of Trust recorded December 30, 2011 as Instrument No. 2011-104851 in the Office of the County Recorder of Pinal County, Arizona, at public auction to the highest bidder at Pinal County Superior Courthouse, 971 Jason Lopez Circle, Florence, Arizona 85132 on Friday, April 19, 2013 at 10:30 a.m. of said day: Parcel No. 1: Lots 1 and 2; and the East half of the North half of the South half of Section 3, Township 7 South, Range 4 East of the Gila and Salt River Base and Meridian, Pinal County, Arizona. Parcel No. 2: South half of the Southeast quarter of Section 3, Township 7 South, Range 4 East of the Gila and Salt River Base and Meridian, Pinal County, Arizona. The Street address or identifiable location of the Trust Property is: Tax Parcel Numbers: 500-11-003-03, 500-11-004C Original Principal Balance: $860,800.00 Name And Address Of Original Beneficiary: RLF Desert Farms IV, LLC 619 N. Cascade Avenue, Suite 200 Colorado Springs, CO 80903 Name And Address Of Current Beneficiary: RLF Desert Farms IV, LLC 619 N. Cascade Avenue, Suite 200 Colorado Springs, CO 80903 Name And Address Of Original Trustor: D&E Dairy Farms, LLC 14189 West Earley Road Casa Grande, AZ 85122 Name And Address Of Current Trustor: D&E Dairy Farms, LLC 14189 West Earley Road Casa Grande, AZ 85122 Name And Address Of Original Trustee: Title Security Agency of Arizona 421 East Cottonwood Lane Casa Grande, AZ 85122 Name And Address Of Successor Trustee: Brian J. Zavislak, Esq. Gallagher & Kennedy, P.A. 2575 East Camelback Road Phoenix, Arizona 85016 Telephone: (602) 530-8000 The Successor Trustee is a member of and duly licensed by the State Bar of Arizona, and therefore the qualification of the Successor Trustee is based on A.R.S. § 33-803(A)(2). The current Beneficiary reserves the right to make a credit bid, in lieu of cash, at such sale. Every bidder, except the Beneficiary, shall be required to provide a Ten Thousand and 00/100 Dollar ($10,000.00) deposit in the form of cash or a cashier’s check, made payable to the Trustee, as a condition of entering a bid. The means and manner of auction shall be announced at the sale by the Successor Trustee. The Successor Trustee shall return deposits to all but the bidder or bidders whose bid or bids result in the highest bid price. Dated this 9th day of January, 2013. /s/ Brian J. Zavislak, Esq., Successor Trustee; Qualified as trustee as a member of the State Bar of Arizona, as required by Arizona Revised Statute § 33-803A) (2). State Of Arizona ) ) ss. County of Maricopa ) The foregoing Notice of Trustee’s Sale was acknowledged before me this 9th day of January, 2013 by Brian J. Zavislak, Esq., Successor Trustee. /s/ Rachel H. Milazzo Notary Public My Comm. Expires 10/11/2013 Publish: 1/23/13, 1/30/13, 2/6/13, 2/13/13
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NOTICE OF THE FILING OF ARTICLES OF ORGANIZATION OF J&Y AUZA, LLC (File No. L-1808792-7) Pursuant to, and in accordance with., Arizona Revised Statutes Section 29-635(C), notice is hereby given that the Articles of Organization of J&Y AUZA, LLC, an Arizona limited liability company, have been filed by the Arizona Corporation Commission. The following information is included in such Articles of Organization: 1. The name of the limited liability company is J&Y AUZA, LLC. 2. The address of the registered office of the limited liability company and the name and business address for the agent for service of process are: Registered Office: 843 W. Cottonwood Lane, Casa Grande, AZ 85122. Mailing Address: P.O. Box 10008, Casa Grande, AZ 85130 Statutory Agent: Denis M. Fitzgibbons FITZGIBBONS LAW OFFICES, P.L.C. 1115 E. Cottonwood Lane, Suite 150 Casa Grande, AZ 85122 3. Management of this limited liability company is vested in the members. The names and mailing addresses of each person who is a member of the limited liability company at the time of its formation are: Joseph A. Auza Jr. 353 E. Wiley Way, Casa Grande, AZ 85122; Yvette Marie Kent 671 W. Del Ray Drive, Casa Grande, AZ 85122 Dated this 6th day of December, 2012. /s/ Joseph A. Auza, Jr. /s/ Yvette Marie Kent MINER Legal 1/9/13, 1/16/13, 1/23/13
Trustee Sale No. 20997-1374 Notice Of Trustee’s Sale Loan No. 9500405489 The following legally described trust property will be sold, pursuant to the power of sale under that certain Deed of Trust dated May 3, 2004, and recorded on May 5, 2004 in Fee No. 2004-033031, Records of Pinal County, Arizona, at public auction to the highest bidder at the main entrance to the Superior Court Building, 971 North Jason Lopez Circle, Building A, Florence, Arizona on 16th day of April, 2013 at 10:00 AM of said day: Legal: Lot 639, of Arizona City Unit Fifteen, according to the plat of record in the office of the County Recorder of Pinal County, Arizona, in Book 17 of Maps, Page 23 Street Address or Identifiable Location: 12041 W. Lobo Drive Airzona City, AZ 85123 Tax Parcel No.: 511-63-63903 Original Principal Balance: $76,500.00 Name and address of Original Trustor: Anna Maria Valdivia P.O. Box 672 Arizona City, AZ 85123 Name and address of Purported Current Owner: Anna Maria Valdivia P.O. Box 672 Arizona City, AZ 85123 Name and address of Beneficiary: BMO Harris Bank, N.A. as successor by merger to M&I Marshall & Ilsley Bank 770 North Water Street Milwaukee, WI 53202 Name and address of Current Trustee: Scott L. Potter Jackson White, P.C. 40 North Center Street, Suite 200 Mesa, AZ 85201 Phone (480) 464-1111 Dated: January 10, 2013. /s/ Scott L. Potter, Trustee Manner of Trustee Qualification: A member of the State Bar of Arizona, required by A.R.S. § 33-803, Subsection A(2) Trustee’s Regulator: State Bar of Arizona State Of Arizona ) ) ss. County of Maricopa ) On the 10 day of January, 2013, before me, the undersigned notary public, personally appears Scott L. Potter, who proved to me on the basis of satisfactory evidence to be the person whose name is subscribed to the within instrument and acknowledged to me that he executed the same in his authorized capacity, ad that by his signature on the instrument the person, or the entity upon behalf of which the person acted, executed the instrument. Witness my hand and official seal. /s/ Sandra Padilla Notary Public My commission expires: 02-15-16 Publish: 1/23/13, 1/30/13, 2/6/13, 2/13/13
January 23, 2013
San Manuel Miner, San Manuel, arizona Public Notice
NOTICE (for publication) ARTICLES OF ORGANIZATION HAVE BEEN FILED IN THE OFFICE OF THE ARIZONA CORPORATION COMMISSION FOR I. Name: Herrera Properties, LLC. L-1811671-9 II. The address of the known place of business is: 1285 W. Sand Canyon Dr. Casa Grande, AZ 85122 III. The name and street address of the Statutory Agent is: Dennis A. Herrera, II. 1285 W. Sand Canyon Drive Casa Grande, AZ 85122 Management of the limited liability company is reserved to the members. The names and addresses of each person who is a member are: Dennis Anthony Herrera II, as Trustee of the DJ Herrera Living Trust dated December 14, 2012 1285 W. Sand Canyon Dr. Casa Grande, AZ 85122 member Jennifer Eve Herrera as Trustee of the DJ Herrera Living Trust, dated December 14, 2012 1285 W. Sand Canyon Dr. Casa Grande, AZ 85122 member MINER Legal 1/9/13, 1/16/13, 1/23/13
Trustee Sale No: 2012-20738 Notice Of Trustee's Sale Recorded: December 10, 2012 The following legally described trust property will be sold, pursuant to the power of sale under that certain Trust Deed dated January 17, 2007, and recorded on January 25, 2007 in Instrument Number 2007-010886, thereafter assigned in mesne instruments of record, Records of Pinal County, Arizona at public auction to the highest bidder at the main entrance to the Superior Court Building, 971 N. Jason Lopez Circle, Building A, Florence, AZ on March 13, 2013 at 11:00AM of said day: Legal: The East 165 feet of the South half of the Southwest quarter of the Northwest quarter of the Northeast quarter of Section 21, Township 1 North, Range 8 East of the Gila and Salt River Base and Meridian, Pinal County, Arizona; Except the West 6 feet thereof; and Except all coal and other mineral deposits as reserved in the Patent from the United States of America. The street address is purported to be: 980 E. Scenic St. Apache Junction, AZ 85119 Tax Parcel Number 101-18-0900 Original Principal Balance $ 119,700.00 Name And Address Of Original Trustor David Perez Gurrola, a single man 980 E. Scenic St. Apache Junction, AZ 85219 Current Owner David Perez Gurrola, a single man 980 E. Scenic St. Apache Junction, AZ 85219 Beneficiary Community Banks of Colorado, a division of NBH Bank, N.A. 1111 Main Suite 2800 Kansa City, MO 64105 Current Trustee Empire West Title Agency, LLC 4808 N. 22nd St., Suite 100 Phoenix, AZ 85016 Telephone Number: (602) 749-7000 Dated December 10, 2012 Empire West Title Agency, LLC /s/ By: Barbara Rostad Its: Trustee Sales Officer Manner Of Trustee Qualification 33-803 A.R.S. (A)(1) Regulator: The Department of Financial Institutions State Of Arizona } } ss. County of Maricopa } On December 10, 2012, before me, the undersigned notary public, personally appeared Barbara Rostad, Trustee Sales Officer of Empire West Title Agency, LLC personally known to me (or proved to me on the basis of satisfactory evidence) to be the person whose name is subscribed to the within instrument and acknowledged to me that he executed the same in his authorized capacity, and that by his signature on the instrument the person or the entity upon behalf of which the person acted, executed the instrument. Witness my hand and official seal. My commission expires November 27, 2016 /s/ Sheri L. Morris Notary Public All persons whose interest in the Trust Property is subordinate in priority to that of the above described Deed of Trust may be subject to having such subordinate interest terminated by this Trustee's Sale. Publish: 1/9/13, 1/16/13, 1/23/13, 1/30/13
TS # 15490-518 Notice Of Trustee’s Sale Recorded: 1/4/2013 The following legally described trust property will be sold pursuant to the power of sale under that certain Deed of Trust dated September 7, 2006, and recorded on October 17, 2006, at Fee number 2006-145110, Records of Pinal County, Arizona at public auction, to the highest bidder at the main entrance to the Superior Court Building, 971 North Jason Lopez Circle, Building A, Florence, Pinal County, Arizona, on Tuesday, April 09, 2013, at 11:30 o’clock a.m. of said day: See Exhibit “A” attached hereto and incorporated herein by this reference Street Address, If Any, Or Identifiable Location Of Trust Property: 204 E. McMurray Blvd. Casa Grande, AZ 85222 Tax Parcel Number: 506-05-028C Original Principal Balance $238,640.00 Beneficiary (current): Name: Compass Bank Address: P.O. Box 10566 Birmingham, Alabama 35296 Original Trustor: Name: Catherine Simpson a/k/a Rosa C. Simpson and spouse Danny Simpson Address: 204 E. McMurray Blvd. Casa Grande, AZ 85222 Successor Trustee: Name: Steven J. Itkin Address: Waterfall, Economidis, Caldwell, Hanshaw & Villamana, P.C. 5210 East Williams Circle, Suite 800 Tucson, Arizona 85711 Telephone: 520-745-7817 Fax: 520-745-1279 Toll Free: 888-547-4978 E-mail: email@example.com Dated this 4th day of January, 2013. /s/ Steven J. Itkin, Successor Trustee Manner of Trustee Qualification: A Member of the State Bar of Arizona Pursuant to A.R.S. § 33803(A)(2) Name of Trustee’s Regulator: State Bar of Arizona State Of Arizona ) ) ss. County Of Pima ) The foregoing instrument was acknowledged before me this 4th day of January, 2013 by Steven J. Itkin, as Successor Trustee and not individually. (Seal): /s/ Lynne B. Collins Notary Public My Comm. Exp. May 15, 2016 Exhibit A Legal Description That Part Of The Southeast Quarter Of The Northwest Quarter Of Section 20, Township 6 South, Range 6 East Of The Gila And Salt River Base And Meridian, Pinal County, Arizona, More Particularly Described As Follows: Beginning At The Southwest Corner Of Said Southeast Quarter Of The Northwest Quarter; Thence North 00 Degrees 09’ West Along The West Line Of Said Southeast Quarter Of The Northwest Quarter A Distance Of 30.00 Feet To A Point In The North RightOf-Way Line Of McMurray Road; Thence North 89 Degrees 53’ East Along Said North Right-Of-Way A Distance Of 52.50 Feet To The True Point Of Beginning; Thence Continuing North 89 Degrees 53’ East A Distance Of 174.00 Feet To A Point: Thence North 00 Degrees 09’ West A Distance Of 163.00 Feet To A Point; Thence North 87 Degrees 09’ West A Distance Of 42.00 Feet To A Point; Thence North 66 Degrees 11’ West A Distance Of 37.00 Feet To A Point; Thence South 80 Degrees 41’ 50” West A Distance Of 72.06 Feet To A Point; Thence South 37 Degrees 38’ West A Distance Of 44.00 Feet To A Point; Thence South 00 Degrees 07’, East A Distance Of 104.00 Feet To The True Point Of Beginning; Except That Portion Of The Southeast Quarter Of The Northwest Quarter Of Section 20, Township 6 South, Range 6 East Of The Gila And Salt River Base And Meridian, Pinal County, Arizona, More Particularly Described As Follows: Beginning At The Southwest Corner Of Said Southeast Quarter Of Northwest Quarter; Thence North 00 Degrees 09’ 00” West Along The West Line Of Said Southeast Quarter Of Northwest Quarter A Distance Of 30.00 Feet To A Point: Thence North 89 Degrees 53’ 00” East And Parallel To The South Line Of Said Southeast Quarter Of Northwest Quarter A Distance Of 52.50 Feet; Thence North 00 Degrees 07’ 00” West A Distance Of 104.00 Feet To The True Point Of Beginning; Thence North 37 Degrees 38’ 00” East A Distance Of 44.00 Feet To A Point; Thence North 80 Degrees 41’ 50” East A Distance Of 22.00 Feet To A Point; Thence South 51 Degrees 40’ 22 West A Distance Of 61.92 Feet To The True Point Of Beginning. Parcel ID: 506-05-028C Property Address: 204 E McMurray Blvd. Publish: 1/16/13, 1/23/13, 1/30/13, 2/6/13
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TWO BEDROOM, 1 BATH 327 McNab Remodeled kitchen and bath, garage, laundry room, metal siding, fenced front and back, workshop 311 Main St. Beautiful SALE mountain views, upgraded electric service, PENDING newer furnace and stove $34,900 609 Webb Move in ready, remodeled kitchen and bath, A/C, C/L fence, workshop, landscaped. $45,000. TWO BEDROOM, 2 BATH 310 McNab 2 baths, fenced backyard, low care landscaped front yard. $43,900. THREE BEDROOM, 1 BATH 20 Ave. A Lovely homeSALE with beautiful fenced yard. Fruit trees & large shed. PENDING Upgrades & views. Includes appliances. Backs to desert. $49,500. 622 4th Ave. Upgraded kitchen, fenced yard, A/C and evap. cooling, newer hot water heater and furnace. $45,990. 124 Webb Dr. Upgraded kitchen, A/C, 20X30 garage. $74,000 112 Park Place Beautiful views. New tile and kitchen cabinets. Enclosed patio. $46,900 325 Alta Vista New Energy Star doors and windows. New red oak hardwood floors. New kitchen & bath. $74,000 THREE BEDROOM, 1-3/4 BATH 905 Webb Dr. Arizona room with Sotillo tile, A/C, gazebo, den, workshop, vinyl siding, remodeled kitchen and baths, includes all appliances and water softener. $125,000 308 5th Pl. Den, pantry. $83,000 FOUR BEDROOM, 2 BATH 218 5th Pl. New wood laminate flooring, new wood doors and ceiling fans. New kitchen cabinets. Corner lot. $5,000 allowance for new appliances and window coverings. $115,000 FIVE BEDROOM, 2 BATH 418 Ave. B A/C, newer furnace. Flooring allowance. $75,000
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38 ACRES WILDERNESS RANCH. Secluded cool clear 6,200’ northern AZ ranch. Evergreen / meadow blend. Sweeping ridge top mountain valley views. Borders 640 acres State Trust. Free well access. Camping & RV ok. $19,900, 10% dn, $192 mo. Pics: maps, area info 1st United 800-9666690 wknd. 602-510-2948. (AzCAN)
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222 E 5TH STREET MLS#: 21230988 This is a one of a kind home that can only be appreciated by viewing what lies behind the walls. This remarkable home has many upgrades and provides a showroom qaulity. Slip away to your own private Oasis in your own back yard. Upgrades include new ac-heater unit, new roof with hot fiberglass and cool coating, water softner, pre-wired phone lines, surround sound, satallite, ceiling fans and many more. Please see attached list for more improvements and upgrades.e. Mini blinds stay. Curtains and curtain rods do not stay $ 178,000
Oracle Listings - Homes
•Views in every direction from this lovely MH on 1.25 ac., heated swiming pool, horse property, everything you could want! $189,000. •3bd, 1 ba home, fenced yard, in nice neighborhood, 2 car carport. $65,000. •Spacious, well built home on top of the hill, 4-car attached garage, 3-car detached garage on 3.7 ac. $299,000. •’71 MH needs work, great lot, utilities in place, horse property. $49,000.
•Awesome indoor and outdoor living awaits you, 1780 sq. ft. home on 1.25 acres near National Forest. $269,000. •3 bd, 2 bath spacious home on 9.5 acres natural vegetation, upgraded in 2010. •2 br, 3 ba, unique home, built to maximize energy, newly remodeled kitchen and bathrooms, new flooring throughout the home. $195,000. •5bd, 3 ba completely remodeled arround 2000, home is modern and well maintained, backyard ready for chldren. $165,900.
• Stunning 360 degree views on one of the nicest 3 - 4 ac lots in Oracle. $149,000. •.69 ac. unique property among custom built homes, $49,900. •6.1 acres tucked away with fantastic views, beautiful trees and lush vegetation. $135,000. •7.14 ac. in Oracle with 360 deg. viewås. Can be split, horses allowed, MH or site built ok. $150,000. •1ac. in homes only area with fantastic views & natural features. $59,900 •Great lot in center of Oracle. Ready to build on, utilities at lot line. $25,000. •Best price for 5 ac. in Oracle area, can be split, shared well. Reduced to $34,900. •Horse Property! Build your home or put a manufactured home on this great 3.34 ac parcel. $109,000. •4 lots, custom home area, submit offers. 2 at $32,000, $45,000 or $75,000. •Commercial property on American Ave. owner has started construction on approximately 6,000 sq. ft. bldg and is including building materials on site. $145,000. •Choose your own parcel from 1.25 to 3.75 ac., flat, easy to build on, utilities at street. $84,900 to $210,000. •Unique .69 ac parcel, awesome views, no impact fees. $49,900.
•One acre with boulders, trees and views, new access off Linda Vista, boulders, views, trees. $84,000. •3 view lots, 1.25 ac. each in high view area of Oracle, homes only. Utilities at lot line. 3 lots for $86,900. •2.5 ac land, borders state land, build your custom home, utilities at street. $150,000. •4 beautiful 1 ac home sites, owner may carry, utilities at lot line. $79,000. •Three 3.3 ac. off Linda Vista starting at $129,900. •Beautilful views from this lot in Oracle, utilities at lot line, Perc test done. $69,995. •2.5 ac horse property with great views, site - built or MH. $50,000. •1.25 to 10 ac., buy part or whole, has excellent well, borders State land, no financing necessary, owner will cary. $32,000 - $125,000. •Premium lot with boulders, 1.04 acres of outstanding views, beautiful sunrises and sunsets. $65,000. •20 ac. of flat usable land on Florence Highway, 2 wells, completely fenced. $189,900. •TBD. Awesome views, beautifully desert landscaped with Saguaros and sunsets, very usable land. $29,900. •1.04 ac premium lot, custom home area, views, views views! $65,000. •1.36 ac. custom home lot with view, boulders, oaks and more.
•One of a kind 3 bd / 2ba, Remodeled home, upgrades throughout, backyard oasis $178,000.
•2 bd, 1 ba home, with views, fenced backyard and wood kitchen cabinets. $45,000.
•Great location for any business located on Hwy 77. $65,000. •9.88 ac. with lots of mature Mesquite trees, 1/2 interest in well, septic installed. $48,000. • 8.84 ac, can be split, has two building sites, saguaro and view. $99,000 •4 lots with great mountain views, lots range from .34 to .60 ac. Lot 2 is $12,500, other lots are $14,500. •Great Investment Opportunity! 212 - 228 S. Main St. Mammoth. $180,000. •Large well-kept home 3bd, 3 ba, rock fireplace, RV carport, well and city water. 500 sq ft. Beauty shop included. $229,000.
•3bd, 2ba well kept, remodeled double wide, mountain views, its own well. $124,500. •3-lots to choose from. Hill top views shared well, horse property, leveled off areas for home sites. Two lots $50,000 each & one lot $70.000. •3bd, 1 3/4 1412 sq. ft., new metal roof, energy efficient windows, garage, front trees, views. $88,000. •3 lots to choose from, great views, paved roads, city water and sewer available. 2 lots. $12,000, 1 lot $16,500 Make offer. •3.92 ac. on Barrows Pl. with hilltop views. You can have site-built or MH, horse property. $59,900.
212 E AVENUE G (Status: Active) MLS#: 21230925 YOU WILL LOVE THIS HOME! New metal roof was put on 2 years ago and all windows were replaced with energy efficent dual pane windows plus garage. Awesome backyard with lots of privacy, plus workshop/ shed, orange, fig, grapefruit, red apple and lemon trees. This home is clean and ready to move into. $ 79,000
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San Manuel Miner, San Manuel, arizona
January 23, 2013
First Hall of Fame induction honors four Sun Life has open house By John Hernandez At half time at Friday night’s varsity basketball game, the first group of inductees to the San Manuel High School Athletic Hall of Fame was enshrined. Alfred Trejo, Jr., Vice-Principal and Athletic Director at San Manuel High School, introduced the four inductees and read their accomplishments to the crowd. The inaugural group of Hall of Fame members was John Dicus, Greg Parker, Warner Smith and Sheila Baize. Many friends and family were in attendance. Congratulations for this well deserved honor! There will be a more detailed article listing the accomplishments of these Hall of Fame members in next week’s Miner.
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The first four honorees for the San Manuel High School Athletic Hall of Fame are, from left, John Dicus, Warner Smith, Greg Parker and Sheila Baize. (Frank Smith photo)
Casa Grande, AZ – Sun Life Family Health Center, Pinal County’s largest provider of primary care, received a $600,000 Oral Health grant for the Pinal Regional Partnership Council of the Arizona Early Childhood Development and Health Board (First Things First) in 2011. The FTF grant is used to implement a mobile dental program in Pinal County, bringing dental screenings to many remote communities normally isolated from dental services. The FTF grant has helped Sun Life Family Health Center provide comprehensive dental screenings and fluoride varnish application, as well as oral health education, to children birth to five years of age, as well as prenatal women. With these funds Sun Life has purchased a Mobile Dental Van to deliver these services to communities all throughout Pinal County. Sun Life will be holding Mobile Dental Van Open Houses at each office Jan. 17-25. The Open House events are free and open to the public and will take place from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Open House dates are as follows: • Jan. 24 – San Manuel Family Practice - 23 McNab Parkway • Jan. 24 – Oracle Family Practice - 1870 W. American Way • Jan. 25 – Coolidge Family Practice Office - 1284 N. Arizona Blvd. To learn more about Sun Life’s Mobile Dental program, contact email@example.com. To learn more about Sun Life, visitwww.sunlifefamilyhealth.org.
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