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On Veterans Day nearly 5,000 people showed up at Anthem Community Park for the dedication of the Anthem Veterans Memorial. The memorial includes five pillars, representing each branch of the armed forces. On the ground in front of the pillars is a mosaic of the Great Seal of the United States. To view more photos from Friday’s ceremony go to facebook.com/thefoothills.focus.

It was a day to say thanks in Anthem. On Friday nearly 5,000 people showed up at Anthem Community Park for Veterans Day to dedicate the new Anthem Veterans Memorial. The thanks went out first and foremost to U.S. service men and women past and present, but also to the volunteers that made the memorial possible. It was a project that took 2.5 years to complete, coming to fruition just days before Friday’s ceremony, as the memorial includes five marble pillars representing each of the branches

of the military and a series of brick pavers on the ground that surround a mosaic of the Great Seal of the United States. “We can all be proud of this memorial,” said Anthem’s Ron Tucker, a retired Rear Admiral, who was behind the idea for the project and then oversaw it from beginning to end. “It took a great team to build it.” While Ben Quayle of the U.S. House of Representatives made a speech and a representative from Governor Jan Brewer’s office read a prepared statement, most of the speakers were Anthem residents.

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He’s an artist and art teacher who coaches high school track and pole vaulting and oversees student scholarships. She’s an artist in her own right and for two decades has volunteered to alleviate hunger. Together Mike and Pat Markham create art, mentor youth and better their community. “I’ve been lucky all my life,” Mike said. “I was fortunate to have scholarships for my graduate and post graduate studies at Arizona State University plus an assistant teaching job while completing my MFA degree. I truly had it made. So, it’s only fitting that we give back.” Art is the primary vehicle for their giving.

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Mike said Pat is a functional ceramic artist who enjoys throwing on the wheel. He prefers the abstract. “I’m a nonconformist in three-dimensional design and painting. I like to incorporate various mediums, like ceramics, wood, metal, acrylics and glass. Every artist has his or her own niche.” Both happily create from their spacious backyard studio. When not designing or painting, Mike spends his time coaching high school sports or awarding art scholarships. Currently he chairs the Sonoran Arts League scholarship committee. Each year scholarships are given to deserving students. “These kids are incredibly talented but in order to qualify

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they must be focused on pursuing an art career,” Markham stated. Another League outreach Mike and Pat support is Empty Bowls, held every October in conjunction with World Hunger Day. Pat has been involved for 20 years throughout the Valley. The Markhams distribute donated clay to area artists then pick up and deliver the finished pieces. They create many of their own bowls and open their studio to friends and high school and community college students. They also help the day of the event. “One hundred percent of Empty Bowl proceeds are donated to the Foothills Food

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Cave Creek residents Mike and Pat Markham will be showing their work during the Hidden in the Hills Studio Tour which runs from 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. Friday – Sunday and from Nov. 25 – 27. The couple will be in studio No. 12.

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The Daisy Mountain Firefighters Charity Association begins its 4th annual Holiday Toy Drive from 10 a.m. – 4 p.m., on Saturday at the Outlets at Anthem and from 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. on Sunday at the Anthem Walmart. For the past three years Firefighters have teamed with the Outlets at Anthem and Walmart to collect donations of new toys, clothing and blankets. These donations are dispersed to Phoenix Children’s Hospital and Maricopa Medical Center. Historically the donations collected have brought joy to those stricken with illness and injury not only during the holiday season but throughout the year. Collection dates at the Outlets also will include 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. Dec. 3, 10 and 17th at the Outlets at Anthem as well as 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. Dec. 3, 4, 10 and 11th at the Anthem Walmart. Marc Buckhout/The Foothills Focus

The Daisy Mountain Firefighters Charity Association annual Holiday Toy Drive kicks off on Saturday from 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. at the Outlets at Anthem. Later that evening the Outlet’s holiday tree will be lit during ceremonies beginning at 6 p.m. Michelle Branch will perform during the event.

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Bank,” Mike said. “It’s one of their major fund raisers and we’re delighted to be part of it.” The Markhams have been with Hidden in the Hills four years. “It’s fun,” he said. “We get to meet the public and showcase our art. We don’t make pieces during the tour because what we do is dirty -- we sling mud around! Instead we show a nice, clean slide presentation.” The Markhams describe the

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Brandi Lyon was the winner of the 4th annual Luv Shack Challenge in Cave Creek earlier this month, but she said she hopes the event produces a lot of winners, specifically the 11 horses that participated. Designed by Luv Shack founder Joey Ogburn, the event had 11 trainers each select a horse that was abandoned, abused or saved from slaughter and work with them for 90 days. On Nov. 5 the 11 trainers returned to Cave Creek for the competition at Cave Creek Memorial Arena to show what their horses had learned

Lyon, who picked second to last, worked with Snickers, a horse so fearful of humans she couldn’t even be touched initially. “Joey had saved her off a slaughter truck and she was terrified of people,” Lyon said. “The great thing with horses though, what is really amazing, is that they don’t hold onto their past. Once you teach them that you’re different from what they’ve experienced in the past they’re immediately trainable.” Lyon who was brought up around horses, and taught to train them by her father said

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The third I-17 accident through Anthem in less than 16 hours occurred at approximately 9:42 a.m., Thursday morning when an SUV, travelling southbound, flipped over just south of Daisy Mountain. The driver and her daughter were able to get out of the vehicle. The minor was transported to Phoenix Children’s Hospital. The vehicle blocked the left two lanes of traffic, causing slowing in the area.

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Even though baseball season doesn’t get started until February, Thursday was a big day for the Boulder Creek High School program. Tony Blanford and West Tunnell, a pair that figure to play key rolls for the 2012 Jaguars baseball team, signed letters of intent to continue their baseball careers at the college level. For Blanford, the only thing that held up his decision to sign with Arizona State University was that he wasn’t aware that they were interested initially. “I found out that they’d been emailing me for almost two months, but that they’d had the wrong address,” he said. Once the communication breakdown was corrected the 6-foot-3, 185 pound senior said selecting to be a Sun Devil was a no brainer. “ASU is where I wanted to go from the start,” he said. “Once I found out they were interested in me it was an easy decision.” Tunnell, a shortstop, had more teams in the equation as he considered Oregon, Utah and San Diego State before being swayed by family who had attended Baylor and a recruiting visit to the school earlier this month. “I had a lot of fun,” he said. “It was their homecoming so I got to go to the bon fire, the parade and then the football game. The campus has a small town feel, but the program is big time. It’s good baseball and good people.” The two earned the opportunity to play in the Pac-12 and Big-12 in part to their junior seasons, in which they helped the Jaguars to a 33-6 mark and the program’s first region title in school history. Blanford, who transferred to Boulder Creek for his junior year, made a stellar debut as the right hander went 7-1 with a 1.80 ERA in which he struck out 57 and walked 19 in 42 2/3 innings of work. He was also a prime contributor for the team offensively, hitting .402 with a .448 on base percentage, 4 home runs and 27 RBIs along with 13 steals out of the No. 2 spot in the Jaguars order. When he wasn’t

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Boulder Creek High School seniors West Tunnell, front left, and Tony Blanford, front right are joined by the Boulder Creek baseball staff and athletic director Matt Kuffel, (back left) during a ceremony at the high school on Thursday. The seniors signed their letters of intent. Tunnell will head to Baylor, while Blanford will go to Arizona State University. To view more photos go to facebook.com/thefoothills.focus

on the mound he patrolled center field for the Anthem squad. “They said they’ll let me do whatever I want to do,” he said. “I love to pitch, but I like being out there every day and playing too. Hopefully I can do both.” Tunnell’s junior year saw the shortstop hit .433 with a .523 on base percentage, 2 home runs, 21 RBIs and 20 runs scored. “This is a really exciting time not only for West and Tony, but the entire Boulder Creek baseball program,” Jaguars coach Joe McDonald said. “We’re very proud of their accomplishments. It’s a great day for the whole Jaguars baseball family.” McDonald said by signing early the two should be able to take more enjoyment from their senior seasons. “I certainly think it takes the pressure off,” he said. “They had a lot of different options and to be able to find the right fit will allow them to just focus on baseball and not have to worry about the scouts.” McDonald said the recent success of the program, which graduated Bryce Eisenbart in 2010 and then Alex Real, in 2011, who is now at the University of New Mexico, lends itself to more players from Anthem getting attention from not only college scouts, but those at the Major League level. “The ground work has been laid by our alumni and I think it has a bit of a domino effect,” McDonald said. Tunnell said he has been given the indication that he’ll

have the opportunity to play as a true freshman. “They took a look at the size of my dad and project me as being a 6-foot-3 190 pound middle infielder,” he said. “They said they like how I’m willing to get down and dirty. It looks like they’ll want me to play second base, which is actually a bit easier. You don’t have to make as long of throws. I’m excited to go and compete in the Big 12 and play the Oklahoma schools and Texas. Baylor is ranked either 15th or 16th depending on the polls so it’s going to be a lot of fun being a part of a successful program.” While ASU is going through a transition faze, as Tim Esmay replaced Pat Murphy last season and the team will be ineligible for postseason play this season due to NCAA violations, Blanford said none of that deterred him from selecting the Sun Devils. “Naw, it looks like they had a great recruiting class and next year we’ll be right back there competing to get to the College World Series,” he said. With their college future determined Tunnell said he and Blanford can focus on the present. “We’ve had the chance to have a lot of success here at Boulder Creek,” he said. “The last two teams have gone pretty far at state, but we think we’ve got another strong team here this season. Hopefully we can play for a state championship this season.”


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trainer Continued from page 4 there are some personality traits required for working with horses. “A lot of it is having the knowledge of knowing what exercises do and don’t work, but you have to know who you are as a person,” she said. “There are different types of trainers, but if you’re either one of those people that gets angry or gets defeated easily you’re in the wrong field. My dad said this years ago, and it’s so true, ‘the only emotion that belong around a horse is a sense of humor.’” In 90 days Lyon was able to make great progress with Snickers. “Normally you’d spend a bit more time, but we were able to get a lot done,” Lyon said. During the competition, the trainers showed that the horses could be loaded into a trailer. They then went through an obstacle course and performed a number of required activities before finishing with an eightminute free style routine in which the trainers could select any way to showcase the horse’s abilities. Trainers were judged on technical skills, artistic value and crowd appreciation with $3,000 going to the winner. “All I really cared about was that I had a horse that was sound physically, healthy and ready to go,” she said. “It’s why all of us trainers got into this. Our goal is to change a horse’s life. To take them from where they were and get them to where they are adoptable was an amazing experience.” “The Trainers’ Challenge is a really unique and fun way for our animals to be seen and

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news in brief Voters nix budget override for CCUSD The Cave Creek Unified School District’s budget override effort went down to defeat on Nov. 8 as 56 percent of 14,250 voters were against the effort, which would have increased taxes about $12 a year on a house assessed at $100,000 to about $27. The tallied votes had 7,955 area residents voting against the measure while 6,295 voters (44 percent) supported it. The override was intended to generate about $4.4 million per year in property taxes for the maintenance and operation portion of the school budget. The district has indicated that the failure to pass the override

could cause the district to lose more than 70 teachers and approximately 25 other staffers. The vote against the override also could cause the loss of music, physical education, elementary band and world language programs as well as increasing class sizes and cutting counselors, teacher’s aides, computer lab coordinators, secretaries and a nurse. Eight of the last nine override attempts in Cave Creek have failed.

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SPORTS Anthem hosts 10K event on Thanksgiving The 9th annual Anthem Turkey Trot will take place at 8:45 a.m. on Nov. 24 at the Anthem Community Center. The 10K run, 5K run/ walk and kid’s dash is on a predominantly flat course through the community in the shadow of Daisy Mountain and Gavilan Peak. Cost for the event is $30. For information go to 4peaksracing.com. HEALTH Desert View church offers class on avoiding holiday blues Surviving the Holidays will be a class from 10 a.m. – noon, on Saturday at Desert View Bible Church. There will be a special twohour GriefShare meeting that includes a video and group discussion, followed by prayer. The free class will take place at Desert View Bible Church, located at 105 W. Carefree

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U.S. Navy veteran William Putnam spoke specifically of the spirit of Navy men and women, but of the spirit of military personnel in general. “There is a sense among them that there is important work to be done before enjoying the fruits of freedom,” he said. “Some call that sacrifice, but they would call it duty.” However it is viewed the people of Anthem now have a way of saying thanks to not only their local veterans, but those from around the state and the country. Anthem resident Louis W. Prentiss Jr. a retired Army Major General, spoke of his time as a youth, working as a groundskeeper at Arlington Cemetery. “The difference in concept between Arlington and our memorial is that Arlington only honors soldiers that have passed away,” he said. “Ours recognizes both those that have passed on, those that are still living, but have retired and then our active soldiers as well.” Tucker concurred. “More than anything, we wanted to honor men and women who put on a uniform and served from Pearl Harbor to Normandy, Korea, Vietnam, the Persian Gulf, Iraq,

Afghanistan and countless other places supporting U.S. interests,” he said. Following the ceremony Anthem resident Myran Walen had his family take his picture in front of the Army pillar. After serving from 1971 to 1973 he then was a military chaplain in the service from 1986-2004. “This just touches my heart that the people of Anthem would do something like this,” he said. “This monument has spiritual meaning. Service is what the Bible talks about, people giving of themselves and that’s what this monument celebrates. At the end of the ceremony, when the planes (F-16) flew over, I couldn’t help getting choked up.” Michael McDonald, a 76-yearold Sun City resident was in Anthem for the ceremony with his daughter Donna Eubank. Eubank, a 12-years Anthem resident and her husband Aaron, purchased a paver for McDonald, an Army and Air Force veteran. “I think this is great what they’ve done here in Anthem,” he said. “The people here are real fortunate to have something like this.” Dave Wright, an Anthem resident since 2002, and a Marine veteran, having served from 1963 -1966, agreed.

“I first heard about this project about two years ago and I was curious to see what it would become,” he said. “I’m surprised to see just how impressive it turned out. I think if people get an idea of how nice this is they’ll visit Anthem to come see it. It’s really heartening to see so many people come out today in support of the troops.” Anthem Community Council President Craig Boates, who served as masters of ceremonies, labeled the effort Anthem’s first community project. “This memorial will honor our military men and women’s service and sacrifice, today, tomorrow and always,” he said. Pavers, engraved bricks with a veteran’s name, the branch they served in along with the years they served, are still available for purchase. For information on purchasing a paver go to onlineatanthem.com /anthem-veterans-memorial -donate-here.


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ProMusica Arizona (PMAZ) continues its holiday musical tradition by celebrating a “Joyous Noel!” at 4 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. on Dec. 17 and 4 p.m. on Dec. 18 at Boulder Creek High School Performing Arts Center. The 2011 concert includes arrangements of classic and modern hymns such as John Rutter’s “What Sweeter Music” and stirring fullyorchestrated arrangements of ever-popular Christmas favorites including “Silent Night,” “O

Come All Ye Faithful,” and “We Three Kings” performed by the full complement of its 110-member chorale and orchestra. The Women’s Chamber Choir will feature a beautiful arrangement of “The First Noel” and the Brass Ensemble will perform several works including the King’s College favorite “Once in David’s Royal City.” PMAZ also is including two new features to the concert. First is a celebrity reading of the

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ProMusica will perform a trio of shows, “Joyous Noel! on Dec. 17 and Dec. 18 at Boulder Creek High School Performing Arts Center. The 2011 concert will include performances from the full 110-member chorale and orchestra.

traditional biblical Christmas story by Aprilynne Pike, author of the New York Times bestselling WINGS series. Second is the addition of special lighting and visual effects. Adam Stich, Artistic Director for the concert, noted that this will be a truly complete experience and offer something new even to those who have made this an annual holiday tradition. “We wanted to create an immersive entertainment experience. Something that leaves the audience member feeling like they have been to a spectacular event as well as a concert.” The Boulder Creek High School Performing Arts Center is located at 40404 N. Gavilan Peak Parkway in Anthem. To enhance the enjoyment of the production, performances will run without intermission. Ticket prices are $15 for adults, $12.50 for seniors, and $5 for students. For information about the concert or PMAZ, go to pmaz.org or call 623-465-4650. For information about Aprilynne Pike, go to aprilynnepike.com.

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In a week filled with accidents along I-17 the biggest headache for motorists occurred at 6:30 a.m. Friday morning. A semi-truck carrying a load of lettuce northbound overturned near the Table Mesa exit (238), approximately six miles north of New River. Daisy Mountain Fire Department Public Information officer Dave Wilson said the driver of the vehicle was unharmed, but that the load of lettuce dumped all over the freeway and median when the semi overturned, leaving an extensive cleanup project. By 8 a.m. one lane of traffic was opened. Despite that fact traffic was backed up to the Anthem Way exit (229) some six hours after the accident.

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6900 E. Cave Creek Road, in the heart of downtown Cave Creek. Phone: 480-488-3600 cavecreektaphaus.com Hours: 10 a.m. daily. The kitchen is open until 10 p.m. Sunday through Thursday, and until 2 a.m. on Fridays and Saturdays. Owners: Mark Bradshaw, also the owner of The Hideaway and Jim O’Toole. Type of food: Steaks, seafood, pasta. Everything from starters to desserts. The largest selection of locally owned brews in Arizona including Tap Haus Wheat and Tap Haus Ale Opened: Nov. 11, 2011 Size: 8,000 square feet, includes outdoor patio overlooking Black Mountain. Capacity: Up to 300 people.

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We at The Foothills Focus try and let our readers know about the restaurants in the North Valley they may not have had the chance to try. If you have a favorite place that we should feature contact us at ffeditorial@ hotmail.com and we’ll do our best to make that happen. What are your specialties, including dishes, drinks, events, etc.? The largest selection of local brews in the state (nearly 60 varieties plus domestics, bottles, etc.). The finest food available from starters to desserts and live entertainment nightly. Any other highlights, such as happy hour, catering, event rentals, etc.? Live music will take place daily including acoustic sets for a Surf and Turf happy hour, from 3 – 6 p.m., every Monday through Friday. An eclectic mix of all music genres will be performed live on the main stage every Friday and Saturday evening. How did you decide to get into this business, and why in its specific location in the North Valley? If there is an event or realization or

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circumstance that drove you to this work, what is that? Tell a brief story of how you got here and why: From Mark Bradshaw: I have been in the business since I was 14 years old. I’m an Arizona native, went to NAU and studied hotel and restaurant management. I went on to run food and beverage programs for major resorts in the Valey, but I had been coming up to Cave Creek since I was a kid and loved

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The 7th annual Daisy Mountain Veterans Parade on Saturday included a Blackhawk helicopters landing in Anthem Community Park. Six members of the Navajo Code Talkers served as the Grand Marshals for the parade. Following the parade they autographed the book, “Warriors, Navajo Code Talkers� during festivities, which included live music, food and drinks along with numerous activities for children. To view more sights and sounds from the parade go to facebook.com/thefoothills.focus.


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The insanity continues For those who have been reading some of the recent headlines in the Arizona Republic, you might think that we are out of the woods as it relates to the housing market. Of course, most of the real estate writers at the Republic have been telling the public that the market is turning around since 2008. As we all know, those rosy assessments have been dead wrong. Now they are reporting that even those underwater and trying to do a short sale should rejoice because banks in Arizona truly want to approve short sales instead of forcing a Trustee sale. Well folks, we are not out of the woods and no banks in Arizona are bending over backwards to help you do your short sale. Don’t get me wrong, the ineptness and ruthlessness at the banks mess up a lot of short sales, but the ultimate decision lies not with the bank, but instead with the investor, which is normally Fannie Mae or Freddie Mac. The rest of the time, it lies with a “private” investor. Fannie and Freddie, the insolvent wards of the taxpayer, could care less if they approve a short sale or if the home goes to trustee sale. So before anyone begins to

think that the government, or the banks for that matter, are actually doing anything to help, please do not become delusional by the false claims of the uneducated media folk. By all accounts neither the government nor the banks are doing anything to truly help the housing market, the homeowners, or the overall economy. In fact, our government is simply making the whole problem much worse. The new and improved Home Affordable Refinance Program (HARP) that is being rolled out by the Obama administration is just another loser program that won’t help hardly anyone, except, of course, the banks. The original (HARP), created in 2008, was supposed to help more than 5 million borrowers. Nevertheless, only 900,000 have participated and most of those have already fallen back into delinquency with the lender and are headed towards foreclosure. Anyone who thinks the market is going to get better because the government is letting someone who is 20, 30, 40, 50 or 60 percent upside-down in a home refi their current 5.5 percent mortgage down to 4 percent is delusional. After all, what is the refi going to do for the borrower? Maybe they will save an extra couple hundred a month so they can

go spend it at Chili’s or the mall, but it does nothing to help the overall problem. Even if all of the 11 million borrowers who are underwater refi, their main issue (being severely underwater) has not been solved and as such they will eventually walk away. But, the government has a plan for that too. You see, when the government gets the home back they will turn around and sell it to another buyer for $100 down payment. According to a new proposal by HUD, beginning last month (Oct. 2011) and continuing for a year, anyone with just $100 will be allowed to buy a HUD-owned REO home. This program is currently running in 28 states (not in Arizona yet). But wait, it gets even better since, in addition to $100 down (instead of FHA’s typical 3.5 percent down payment), HUD says it will also cover up to 3 percent of the closing costs. And why stop there, this amazing offer also extends to FHA 203k loans, which can be used to fund repairs and renovations on the home. The 203k program allows buyers to finance both the mortgage and additional money for rehabilitation needs with a single government-insured loan. So, for a $100 down payment you can have a non-recourse, massively levered tax payer

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money loan on your new home. Of course, I am sure none of those extra proceeds ever go to an occasional iPhone. This might be a good time to explain to the reader that the fastest growing segment of delinquent borrowers are those who bought a home using FHA financing using the incredibly high (note the sarcasms) 3.5 percent down payment method. And, because of virtually no skin in the game (the low downpayment) and lack of credit standards (580 credit score), and coupled with falling prices, we can expect many more HUD homes to hit the market in the coming years. Whether it is the government refinancing mortgages that are twice as much as what the home is worth or allowing down payments of 3.5 percent (much less $100), the housing market will remain crippled until we get the government out of it. Even more importantly, we must wean ourselves off the socialized entities known as Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac. As I have mentioned many times, Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac are sucking the tax payer dry. Since the housing bubble popped, Fannie has borrowed $111.6 billion and Freddie Mac has had to borrow $71 billion. And, remember they are borrowing this money from you, the taxpayer. Just to be clear, the government isn’t backstopping the homeowners who are losing their homes. No, your taxpayer dollars are going to pay off the investors that buy pools of these GSE “conforming” mortgages. This, of course, is the root of the problem since if there weren’t guarantees, investors would take a much harder look at what’s in the pools they’re buying. Then mortgage originators would do a much better job in the origination process since they would then be on the hook if the loan went bad. As it stands now, all the government guarantee programs do nothing but distort the housing market. The government needs to stop giving taxpayer money to investors. If they get it wrong, then they lose, not you and me. We must get back to a 20 percent down payment on every home purchase. I know it sounds like a tough standard, but requiring

a substantial down payment is the only way to incentivize borrowers to stay in the home. There must be skin in the game, otherwise it just becomes too easy to walk away. Additionally, homeowners must also change their view of what owning a house is all about, replacing the idea that it is a speculative vehicle with the idea that it is a long-term investment. Owning a house should be viewed as a place to store value over the long term. Not a way to leverage no/low down payment, zero savings and a small amount of income into speculative wealth. I do not care how many more programs are rolled out, if a homeowner is severely underwater (30-60 percent), he/she will not see the property value at break even for 10-20 years (depending on degree of deficiency). If you find yourself in the above situation, you have some tough decisions to make. Sadly, there is no easy way out, and delaying the decision will not make it easier or more pleasant. At some point, either one pays off the home or he/she must deleverage from the debt. Otherwise, the borrower better be prepared to be in the home for the duration of the 30 year note. In conclusion, while we might see spurts of buying here and there, we will not have a healthy housing market until the government gets out of it. Unfortunately, that will probably make things worse initially, but it is the only way to get things on solid footing. Otherwise, like our government debt issue, the clowns in D.C. will keep kicking the can down the road until we hit the end. At which point we will all feel much more pain than had the tough decision been made earlier. Of course, we all know the government is not getting out of the mortgage business (or anything) until it all goes up in flames. No, our leaders prefer to live in the land of Tinker Bell, Unicorns, and Pixy dust where if you wish real hard and click your heals three times, all the problems just fade away. Robert Holt, CPDE/SFR of The [HOLT] Group, RE/MAX Sonoran Hills. For more info, visit TheHoltGroupAZ.com or call 623748-9583 and tell us your thoughts.


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pet of the week Chewy is a 7-year-old black lab. He has a beautiful shiny black coat and is a very classic looking lab boy. He is a little on the heavy side right now, so we are slimming him down with diet and some consistent daily exercise. He loves to go for walks and is excellent on a leash. He knows basic commands and is a really good boy. He love to play with toys and to fetch. He is friendly with people of all ages, and dogs and cats too. He is housetrained, crate trained and an all around good boy. When you meet him, you would not guess his age to be 7, he looks and acts much more like a 4-5 year old dog. He is a dog that could easily go into many

community events For information email benjimom@msn.com or call 480 595-8326. MUSIC Female guitarist performs in Cave Creek Songstress Melanie Dekker described as a mix of Sheryl Crow, Jewel and Alanis, performs a live concert at 7:30 p.m., Friday at Cave Creek Coffee Company. Dekker delivers playful, potent messages in her songs exploring the ups and downs of love. Cost for the concert is $20 in advance or $23 at the door. For information on the Dekker performance at Cave Creek Coffee, which is located at 6033 E. Cave Creek Road. Call 480-488-0603 or go to cavecreekcoffee.com.

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different kinds of homes and adapt really well. If you would like to meet him, please let your home visit representative know. If you would like more information on Chewy or other dogs in need of loving homes, please contact Arizona Labrador & Giant Breed Rescue at azlabsandgiants.org. The adoption fees cover the cost of spay/neuter, basic vet check, heartworm test, microchip, 5 in 1 vaccination, and Rabies and Bordatella vaccinations. The group is also desperately in need of volunteers, especially foster homes. For information on being a volunteer go to azlabsandgiants.org.

Continued from page 9 Jazz festival continues at El Pedregal Shining Star will perform dance, contemporary, oldies, Latin, ballads, duets, jazz and traditional sounds from 1 – 4 p.m., Sunday at El Pedregal Shops and Dining. Along with the free show at the outdoor amphitheater, wine tasting tickets and food will be available for sale. El Pedregal is located at 34505 North Scottsdale Road in Scottsdale. For information on the show call 480-488-1072 or visit elpedregal.com. Cave Creek Coffee hosts performance Ronny Cox and Jack Williams will perform together during a 7:30 p.m., Saturday performance at Cave Creek Coffee Company. The duo have toured on the

U.S. folk circuit and worked together in recording and producing one of Cox’s albums. Each will present his own music and stories in two separate sets, with Williams joining Cox to accompany him on the guitar. Tickets are $22 in advance online or $25 at the door. For questions or to purchase tickets go to cavecreekcoffee.com or call 480-488-0603. Cave Creek Coffee Company is located at 6033 E. Cave Creek Road.

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community events all performing. Beeston, a guitarist and luthier player, was a figure in the evolution of Tucson as an international center for the classical guitar. The competition, now in its ninth year, honors his belief that music has the power to heal, to inspire and to transform. The concert is free. Seating is on a first-come, first-seated basis. The MIM is located at 4725 E. Mayo Blvd. in Phoenix. For information go to themim.org. Musical Theater of Anthem performs holiday show Musical Theatre of Anthem’s (MTA) Holiday Show, filled with the sounds of the season,

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Continued from page 15 featuring classic carols and some popular music, is set for 7 p.m., Dec 16 at Fellowship Church. Act I will feature professionalperforming adults, and Act II will feature the youth of MTA. Fellowship Church is located at 39905 N. Gavilan Peak Pkwy. in Anthem. Tickets may be purchased online at www. musicaltheatreofanthem.org for $15 or for $16 at the door. El Pedregal kicks off holiday season On Black Friday, Nov. 25, El Pedregal will kick-off three straight days of live holiday music performances to entertain shoppers. From 10 a.m. – 1 p.m. the Mandobilly trio will perform on

the guitar, mandolin and fiddle. From noon – 3 p.m. on Nov. 26 the Guitar and Saxophone strolling duo of Billy Abdo and Adam Roberts will play. The third performance will take place between noon – 3 p.m. as the steel drum duo, Island Magic with Keith Johnson and Ayesha Gunasekera will be on stage in the outdoor amphitheater. El Pedregal is located at 34505 North Scottsdale Road in Scottsdale. For information on the free performances go to elpedregal.com or call 480-488-1072. FUNDRAISER/BENEFIT Relay for Life planning for Cave Creek event Relay for Life is looking for those interested in putting together teams for the April 28 – 29 event at Cactus Shadows High School. Participants in the relay will raise funds for the American Cancer Society. For information got to relayforlife. org/cavecreekaz.

Boulder Creek band has holiday swap meet The Boulder Creek Marching Band will have their annual Holiday Bazaar and Swap Meet from 7 a.m. – 1 p.m., Saturday in the school’s parking lot. To rent a space call Janet Fitzgerald at 623-451-0341. Cave Creek church Fall festival supports college scholarships Good Shepherd of the Hills Episcopal Church is hosting a community Fall Festival and Holiday Craft Fair from 9 a.m. – 4 p.m., on Saturday. The free event will feature Thanksgiving and Christmas craft items, plus home décor, novelties, baked goods and pet gift items for sale. Children can participate in free crafting activities and games. Cash and checks are accepted for purchases. All proceeds from event sales benefit the an annual college scholarship for a local deserving student. Good Shepherd is located in downtown Cave Creek at 6502 E. Cave Creek Road. Parking is available on site.

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Golf benefit aids We Care We Care in Anthem is hosting its 9th annual charity golf benefit at 1 p.m., Friday at the Anthem Country Club. The event benefits families of Anthem and nearby communities who are in need due to the terminal illness of their child.  Anthem Cares through Service (ACTS), will host a silent auction following the golf tournament to raise additional funds to assist needy Anthem families. Check in for the tournament will begin at 10 a.m. at the Anthem Country Club Ironwood Golf Course. Lunch will be served at 11 a.m. followed by a shotgun start at 1 p.m.  The cost is $125 per golfer.  ACTS Silent Auction begins at 4 p.m. in the Ironwood Country Club. Golfers may register by emailing golf@gosfm. com  or for additional tournament information visit  wecareatanthem.org.  The tournament will benefit children Josh Coppoth and families like Emma Simpkins’. To make a financial donation to We Care In Anthem, make checks payable to We Care In Anthem, 3655 West Anthem Way Ste. A-109 PMB 280 Anthem, AZ 85086. For information on the golf tournament or to request a registration form email golf@gosfm.com.

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of Necessity will be removed: “Central Operating Station: Black Canyon City, Arizona (19381 East Mud Springs Road)” and will be replaced with the following proposed language: “Legal Adress: 35050 Old Black Canyon City, AZ 4.  No other changes to any of the terms under Certificate of Necessity No. 121 have been requested. 5. Details of the Applicant’s request for the changes stated above are open to the public and are contained in its application on file with the Clerk of the Department, Arizona Department of Health Services, 1740 West Adams, Room 203, Phoenix Arizona 85007. Dated this first day of November, 2011, Robert Lane, Director’s Designee


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Obama leans on Reagan’s quotes to garner support For more than half a century, American liberals, resistant to swelling defense budgets, have regularly quoted Republican President Dwight D. Eisenhower’s warning delivered on Jan. 17, 1961 — just three days before he was to leave the White H o u s e SHIELDS — in his farewell address to the nation: “In the councils of government, we must guard against the acquisition of unwarranted influence, whether sought or unsought, by the militaryindustrial complex.” For nearly that long, antigovernment conservatives for whom the cure for all problems, from declining Sunday school attendance to chronic halitosis, lies in just one more round of tax cuts — especially capitalgains cuts — have invoked the words of Democratic President John F. Kennedy (who did in fact endorse cutting the top marginal tax rate on individuals from 91 percent to 65 percent): “A rising tide lifts all boats.” In politics, this practice — of using the words of a leading figure on the Other Side politically to advance Your Side’s own case or cause — is known as rhetorical graverobbery. Speechwriters and politicians in both parties do it. And, as of this writing, while it frequently infuriates

partisans in the party of the president or politician whose words have been lifted, it is not a punishable offense. When it comes to the practice rhetorical grave-robbery, President Barack Obama is a repentant recidivist. On Nov. 2 in a speech, the president quoted approvingly a predecessor who had argued that “the bridges and highways we fail to repair today will have to be rebuilt tomorrow at many times the cost,” defining it as “an investment in tomorrow we must make today.” Obama told his audience the president who made that argument was “Ronald Reagan.” Just a couple of weeks earlier in Orlando, Obama endorsed the chief executive who had strongly criticized the “tax codes that made it possible for a millionaire to pay nothing while a bus-driver was paying 10 percent of his salary, that’s just crazy. It’s time we stopped it.” Obama then asked the crowd, “You know who said that?” before telling them, “That was Ronald Reagan.” Seeking approval from a Dallas gathering, President Obama reminded his listeners that “taxes are much lower now (in 2011) than they ever were when Ronald Reagan was president.” At another Texas event, a roundtable discussion, Obama enlisted a supporter of his own position on the highly charged immigration controversy: “Ronald Reagan understood that immigration

was an important part of the American experience.” Remember

last

summer’s

confidence-sapping

standoff

between the White House and congressional

Republicans

over raising the nation’s debt ceiling? Again, the incumbent Democrat left it to the Gipper to make the argument: “Would you rather reduce deficits and interest rates by raising revenue from those who are not now paying their fair share or would you rather accept larger budget deficits, higher interest rates and higher unemployment? I think I know your answer.” Who was the authoritative voice, President Obama, cited, to indict the GOP-endorsed plan to privatize Medicare for being neither “serious or courageous”? “Ronald Reagan’s own budget director,” that’s who! During

the

past

year,

President Obama quoted John Kennedy once and Lyndon Johnson not at all. By its regular rhetorical

grave-robbery,

the

Obama White House has made clear: Ronald Reagan, alone, is both the most compelling authority it can summon in any public policy debate as well as the standard by which this Democratic administration seeks to be measured. To find out more about Mark Shields and read his past columns, visit the Creators Syndicate web page at www.creators.com.

Anthem Rotary lends hand to homeless youth Anthem Rotary and a concerned Anthemite heard about the severe need for our homeless youth and wanted to play a role in addressing this issue presenting a check for $1,000 and adding $2,500 from a concerned Anthemite to meet immediate needs of the Phoenix area. We heard about Larry Cervarich, Chariman/ Founder of Homeless Youth Connection through our State Rotary Governor, Sara Jane Feldman and wanted to help this organization. Homeless Youth Connection was founded to bring awareness

to our community about the plight of our homeless teens and their growing numbers. According to recent statistics, the United States will have 22,000,000 homeless kids on the streets over the next year. The Phoenix and Arizona areas have an estimated 20,000 homeless youth. If you have a desire to help, go to hyconnectionkids.org or call 623-374-3747 or contact Larryevans@aol.com Larry Evans, Anthem Anthem Rotary member

Charity group aidsBlack Canyon City sports team Dorcy Moore of the High Desert Helpers stopped by Cañon Elementary School with a huge gift donation of 10 basketballs! The school now has 2 tournament balls and 8 practice balls for the players. The donation came just in time since our basketball season just started this past week and we now have plenty of the

equipment possible for practice. Thank you Dorcy for making the time to drop off the basketballs and thank you High Desert Helpers for your continued support for our local children, school and community. Susan Marley, Black Canyon City

WHAT ARE THESE THINGS ANYWAY?

These odd looking boxes that you’ve been seing in recent weeks are called QR Codes which stands for Quick Response. Readers with smart phones can download an application which allows their phone to scan the codes. By doing so, readers will then be able to view additional content that compliment the stories. On Page 13 of this week’s issue of the paper readers are able to view some of the floats and the people that attended Saturday’s Daisy Mountain Veterans Parade, but wouldn’t you like to see the Blackhawk helicopter land on the soccer field at the park? Check out the video footage of the landing as well as some of the musical performances that took place in the park following the parade.

The Foothills Focus encourages submissions from the public for the editorial page. Respond to the columnists, fellow letter writers, or let us know about something all together different making an impact in your community. Submissions should be kept to less than 400 words. Send letters to ffeditorial@hotmail.com. If e-mail is unavailable fax submissions to 623-465-1363 or send them by mail to 46641 N. Black Canyon Hwy, New River, AZ 85087. Include your name, your city and a phone number where you can be reached.


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Please visit our website at www.thefoothillsfocus.com to place your classified. Rate for classifieds are $.50 per word and must be prepaid. Deadline for classifieds is Wed. at 5pm for the following Wed. issue. Classifieds may also be faxed to 623-465-1363. Please note that no classifieds are accepted over the phone.

Notices First Annual Barn Market, Nov 18th20th, 8-3pm: Homemade Accessories including designer jackets, pillows, throws, pot holders, aprons, baby blankets, jewelry, candle holders, Arizona photography, animal portraits, Raku jewelry, wood crafts; and garage sale items such as wooden furniture, doll house, play furniture, and more, 44414 N. 18 Street, North of Circle Mountain, New River SWAP MEET Sat Nov 19th and Dec 10th.  7am-2pm NorthGate Church 34835 N 7th St.  Spaces(s) available at $15/ea 623-581-0627 HELP HOMELESS PETS! Send your recipes for rescue project. Send to: “Pet Rescue” 2602 W Mingus Rd., New River, AZ 85087 BOO! Do you have something Scary in your yard? Call New River Recycle. We will come pick up at no charge. We take just about anything. Old washers/dryers, AC, water bladder, fencing or any kind, household appliances, water heaters. Will pay some cash for old cars and batteries. Please call 602-920-4989 or 480-352-2905 Looking for ladies who would like to play cards and/or mahjong. 623-465-9317 Al-anon Meetings in Anthem. Mondays 10:45am. St Rose Parish. 2825 W Rose Canyon Circle. S/W corner of Daisy Mtn & Meridian Adoptions ADOPT: A happy married couple wants your baby to complete our family. Financially secure. Well educated. Expenses paid. Please call Gina & Paul 1-888-442-3194. (AzCAN) ATV/Cycle/Etc 06 Arctic Cat TRV 500, 2800 miles, $4500, 4WD, army green, call Thomas G 602-647-2652 2003 Yamaha 100 V-twin Custom. 15K miles. Customized – many extras. Must see. $7900 obo. 602-750-5047 1960 to 1976 Enduro or dirt bike wanted by private party. Must be complete 50cc to 500cc. Will look at all, running or not. 480-518-4023 Autos ONE SHARP CAR! 1993 Lincoln Mark VIII SRS, 114k gentle miles Adult owned luxury car looking for her forever home. Adoption price: $3450 623-680-7505 New River 1964 to 1972 classic sports car, muscle car wanted by private party running or not. 480-518-4023

Financial Services

Drivers - Teams: $6,000 Team Sign-On Bonus when you team drive for Werner Enterprises! Call Now for details! 1-888567-3101

CAREGIVERS NEEDED Garage Sales Saturday, Sunday, November 19, 20. 9am to 3pm. 38844 N 11th Ave. 85086 7th Ave to Irvine LOTS of ITEMS ANTHEM MULTI FAMILY SALE! START YOUR HOLIDAY SHOPPING! TVS, TOYS & MORE! 7-3 NOV 19TH 4634 W COTTONTAIL RD Help Wanted CAREGIVER/HOUSE CLEANER: Snowbird couple in N.Scottsdale/ Escancia are looking for the right person who would be available to work M-F during the day from 12/2/11 to about 4/10/12. About 6-7 hours per day. Great pay for the right person. Email your contact information (Resume is optional) to JKTHERAPY@AOL.COM Drivers - CDL-A: O/O and CO Teams for ultra sensitive specialized carrier. Must qualify for HAZ and Security Clearance. Sign-On $$$’s www.RandRtruck.com: 1-866-204-8006

Jackson Hewitt is Now Hiring! We are hiring Tax Professionals for the Happy Valley, Anthem and Lake Pleasant areas.  We are offering flexible full-time and part time employment opportunities. Flexible Hours!  Training provided!  Experience is a plus! Tax preparation is ideal for the student, semi-retired/ retired individual, stay at home mom or anyone else who wants to make extra income during the tax season.  Tax preparation is also a great way to make extra income right after the holidays! We are accepting resumes at 14071 W Bell Road, Ste 103, Surprise, AZ 85374 or call us at 623-691-7850 for more details

Full Time or Part Time Experience Desired But Will Train also Carefree Homecare 25 Easy St. Suite – C, Carefree, AZ

480-488-1954

Send Resume to: bob@carefreehomecare.com Immediate openings for customer service/ phone operators with data entry experience. Heavy phone volume. Full time. Will train. No nights or weekends. 7th St/ Carefree Hwy. Please email your resume to customerservice@eatonvetlabs.com or fax to 602-992-0174 Pharmacy technician assistant wanted for busy pharmacy. Must be 18 years old. M - F. No nights or weekends. Please email your resume to customerservice@eatonvetlabs. com or fax to 602-992-0174 ADVERTISE YOUR JOB Opening in 87 AZ newspapers. Reach over 1 million readers for ONLY $330! Call this newspaper or visit: www.classifiedarizona.com. NEED A CDL? Need a job? Careers starting at $40k/year. As little as 4 weeks. Call Southwest Truck Driver Training, 602352-0704 (located in Phoenix). DRIVER: Refrigerated lanes with lots of miles, hometime choices, daily pay and single source dispatch. Modern equipment! CDL-A, 3 months recent experience required. 800-414-9569. www. driveknight.com. HOME FURNISHINGS High end curio stand for sale, must see to appreciate. Dinette set with china cabinet, table has beveled glass top. Entertainment center, settee bench, wood & leather. Phoenix Dignity Memorial Cemetery, 3 lots. Must sell all. Call Pearl 623-979-4109 or 602-319-6399 Instruction In home drum lessons! Black Canyon City/New River/Anthem areas! Beginner through intermediate, 30+ years experience. I come to your house! call 602-705-2839 for rates

Livestock & Supplies Will trade roofing work for 2-4 horse gooseneck trailer.  Licensed contractor. 602-616-9753. Saddle & Tack Repairs. Western & English plus Racing saddle too. 30 years exp. BuySell-Trade. 23yrs same location. Circle Mtn Rd & 18th St. 623-465-7286 LUV SHACK RANCH RESCUE is a 501(c)3 non profit organization. We rehabilitate and adopt out local horses that have been abused, neglected or rescued from slaughter. We are in need of donations and sponsors to help with feed and vet care. Volunteer opportunities are also available. For further info, please call 602-400-0826 VOLUNTEER-SPONSOR-ADOPT! Dreamchaser Horse Rescue offers a myriad of volunteer opportunities. Please consider joining our Dreamchaser family! We need animal lovers who are willing to help with everything from ranch chores to fundraising! We have sanctuary horses who need sponsors, and horses available for adoption. Come see us: www.dreamchaserhorserescue.org or Susan at 623-910-6530

WELD AND REPAIR SERVICES. On Site Welding, Oil, Black, Galvanized Pipe Fencing, Arenas, Stalls, Corrals, Mare Motels, Shades, Gates, Custom Barns Etc. FULL MOBILE SERVICE 602-821-7167 www. weldandrepairservices.com In home drum lessons! Black Canyon City/New River/Anthem areas! Beginner through intermediate, 30+ years experience. I come to your house! call 602-705-2839 for rates. Sprinkler & Drip Repairs. Irrigation Maintenance. Troubleshooting. Pressure Problems. Leak Detection, Timers, Heads, Valves. www. AquaMastersAz.com 623-748-4773 BOO! Do you have something Scary in your yard? Call New River Recycle. We will come pick up at no charge. We take just about anything. Old washers/dryers, AC, water bladder, fencing or any kind, household appliances, water heaters. Will pay some cash for old cars and batteries. Please call 602-920-4989 or 480-352-2905 Desertscape Nursery 623-492-0799 Steel Buildings

MISC. 40’ storage container in good condition for sale. $3500 obo. 623-218-8727 MOLDING MACHINE. William & Hussey, 3HP, spare transmission, many cutters. $1,200 OBO. 623-551-5136 Misc Wanted Wanted: Old guns, western antiques. 623742-0369/602-214-5692 Big Screen TVs, as is, 41”-100” HD TV’s, Statewide pick up. Quick response. Bob 602-271-4461 Music Lessons In home drum lessons! Black Canyon City/New River/Anthem areas! Beginner through intermediate, 30+ years experience. I come to your house! call 602-705-2839 for rates Services Offered A&D LAWN MAINTENANCE, LLC. YOUR YARD, YOUR WAY. FREE ESTIMATES! 13 Years Arizona Experience. Trim palms, trees, prune bushes. Cleanups, maintenance, weeds, storm damage, trash, planting, custom requests. Angel 623-680-7550

30'x36' Reg. $12,100 NOW $9,700 36'x58' Reg. $19,550 NOW $16,300 48'x96' Reg. $39,800 NOW $34,100 81'x130' Reg. $99,700 NOW $85,500 Source: 1LB

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928-257-4875 Pets & Supplies Rattlesnake proof your dog now. Snake proofing for all breeds of dogs. New River location. 480-215-1776 www. vipervoidance.com HELP HOMELESS PETS! Send your recipes for rescue project. Send to: “Pet Rescue” 2602 W Mingus Rd., New River, AZ 85087 REMEMBER TO ADOPT! Maricopa County Animal Care and Control 602- 506PETS. www.pets.maricopa.gov Sheltie & Collie rescue have beautiful dogs for adoption. 480-488-5711 SundustSDA@aol.com

Real estate COmmercial Property

Rental Wanted

For Lease approx. 3000 sqft. Was Riverside Food Mart in the New River Plaza. Very reasonable to match economic times. 46639 N Black Canyon Hwy. Frontage Road. 623-640-7978

Looking for a two bedroom, furnished house/condo in the NR/Anthem/Desert Hills area for a two month period beginning December 15. Call 623-465-4960

Manufactured Homes

Roommate wanted, Anthem, 4 bedroom, 2 bath with pool. $500 monthly. Miki 602-309-0459

NEW 3 Bedroom / 2 Bath DOUBLEWIDE - CAVCO Durango Factory Order. Full Drywall. Hardwood Cabinets 1st Quality, Lowest Price - $33,995! Home Outlet 1-800-493-2221. www.thehomeoutletaz.com.

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3 bed, 3 ba home has private bed & bath, dish network & wi-fi, utilities included, alarmed. $500 mo. 21st & Joy Ranch. Chris 480-225-5701

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