San Tan Valley Area Information

With a vote of 5-0, the Pinal County Board of Supervisors, approved a development agreement between the County, Lucid Motors and the City of Casa Grande.
The discovery of gold followed by California statehood in 1850, created a need for quicker mail to the growing western state. California’s population swelled to over 380,000 people making a new form of communication critical to the state’s economic health.
The lineup for Country Thunder 2019 is out and some big names will be coming to the desert.
Nikola Corp recently announced their plans to develop a million-square-foot hydrogen-electric semi-truck plant in Coolidge, Arizona.
Nikola. Lucid. Severtson. Attesa. Green Gas Partners. Different companies. One location-Pinal County.
Starting October 1st, Pinal County Air Quality will resume issuing open burning permits throughout the County.
The Apache Junction Food Bank was dealt a tough blow today when the drive shaft of its 16-foot, refrigerated truck dropped out on University Drive in Mesa this morning. The truck serves the largest food bank in the East Valley running about 60 miles a day, six days a week to collect food from over a dozen stores.
Community Alliance Against Family Abuse (CAAFA) has selected a new Executive Director to begin leading the Apache Junction-based domestic and sexual violence services organization.
Lucid Motors announced today that it has executed a $1bn+ (USD) investment agreement with the Public Investment Fund of Saudi Arabia, through a special-purpose vehicle wholly owned by PIF.
The Arizona Department of Public Safety says eight people, including four immigrants in the U.S. illegally, were killed in a head-on accident in Florence Wednesday night.
She wasn’t quite 5 feet tall and didn’t weigh 90 pounds soaking wet. She walked into the Apache Junction Food Bank thousands of times over 20 years completely put together – a stylish outfit with her nails, hair and make up done. As first impressions go, she gave off a no fuss attitude of someone who knew the score and could govern the whole place. And truth is, she knew more than most anyone in the building.
Maricopa High School is increasing security Tuesday after an overnight threat on an anonymous social media prompted parents to contact the school.
Stephen F. McCarville, Presiding Judge of the Superior Court in Pinal County, has selected and appointed two Commissioners to fill vacancies created by the gubernatorial appointments of Robert Carter Olson and Patrick Gard to the Pinal County Superior Court Bench.
Message to Pinal County Residents: Pinal County has recently noticed a solar company, advertising on social media, is making it seem that Pinal County is associated with them in offering free solar.
Apache Junction police arrested four students after one of them refused to take off a blue bandana.
A report by the Arizona Auditor General's Office found that Former Pinal County Sheriff Paul Babeu and Pinal County Attorney Lando Voyles did not follow established policies while distributing RICO funds between January 2013 and December 2016.
A town’s most basic responsibility is to provide infrastructure and protect natural resources for its residents. Each year, the Town builds new wells to obtain clean water, provides recreational amenities like hiking trails or pickleball courts, repaves roads and inspects bridges to ensure safe passage for motorists, and modernizes equipment at sewer plants to ensure its operations have a positive impact on the local environment. The Town routinely enforces international building and fire codes that protect our environment, our residents, our visitors, and our local economy.
The Town of Florence distributed a press release earlier this week, written by Assistant Town Manager, Benjamin Bitter.  In the release, the Town claims that "Florence Copper has sought to obtain permits that would allow for the direct injection of harmful chemicals into the groundwater, on State land within the geographical center of the Town of Florence, and directly into the drinking water supply."
We've seen some pretty bad damage from Monday night's storm, but our pilot Bruce Haffner in our news chopper says this is about the worst we've seen. A microburst in Florence was so powerful it actually uprooted a mobile home and flipped it into a field.
Construction of the Florence Copper project is now underway, and the new in-situ copper recovery facility is on track to produce its first copper cathode before the end of this year.
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