Picture YOU Makinge a Difference. Scenic Drive Cleanup, Sat., Oct. 28th
Oct15

Picture YOU Makinge a Difference. Scenic Drive Cleanup, Sat., Oct. 28th

  Have fun and help keep  Scottsdale and a local landmark beautiful. The Scenic Drive roadside cleanup is Saturday, October 28th from 7:45 to 9:45 A.M.     Get in the picture AND The Peak. Professionals Peter Cherry and Cindy Lee will be taking pictures of volunteers making a difference.    After the cleanup, enjoy optional complimentary light breakfast for volunteers, sponsored by Cavalho’s Brazilian Kitchen....

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The Tale of Two Desert Courses
Oct15

The Tale of Two Desert Courses

The May 2004 issue of The Peak, which was a printed in black and white, published three articles about the first golf courses in our area. In the coming month, we will be republishing these three articles, which are entitled: “The Tale of Two Desert Courses,” “Ironwood Golf Course, Our First Desert Course” and “Desert Forest Golf Course, a Desert Classic.” April 2004 The Tale of Two Desert Courses By Les Conklin What are the names of...

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CCUSD Honors School Principals
Oct15

CCUSD Honors School Principals

October 19, 2017 Courtesy of Cave Creek Unified School District October is National School Principal’s Month.  The Cave Creek Unified School District is using the month to recognize and introduce the principals of the schools in the district. Dr. Matt Schenk, Horseshoe Trails Elementary School Principal   Dr. Matt Schenk is the proud principal of Horseshoe Trails Elementary School. This is his third year with CCUSD. Before...

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The Detour by Rick Smith
Oct15

The Detour by Rick Smith

October 14, 2017 The Detour By Rick Smith As detours go, it wasn’t that bad. Of course, it wasn’t really a detour at all. What it was, was my own lack of homework – otherwise, I would have known about the section of California’s famed Pacific Coast Highway (PCH) that had been washed away by a landslide from torrential winter rains. The story had been on CNN and all over the news back in January. But I missed...

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Peak Tribute to the Life of Morrie Chernis
Apr24

Peak Tribute to the Life of Morrie Chernis

April 14, 2017, Updated April 21 When you look at Pinnacle Peak remember Morris Chernis and think about the good work that he did for Pinnacle Peak Park, Scottsdale, and our community.  Morrie moved to Scottsdale in 2000 and it was not long before Pinnacle Peak captured his attention and heart. He founded Friends of Pinnacle Peak Park, a group of local resident volunteers whose mission is to assist Scottsdale in maintaining the...

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