City of Scottsdale bond meetings

A list of 67 potential city construction projects that includes rebuilding several city parks, adding new bridges, improving roads and storm drainage, and modernizing the fire and police training facility is available for public review online and at five open house meetings scheduled through mid-March.  Scottsdale’s City Council Capital Improvement Program Subcommittee asked staff to […]

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DC Ranch Day brings Western themed fun

Over 350 residents joined together at The Homestead to celebrate DC Ranch Day on Saturday, Jan. 26. The annual event served up Western-themed activities, music and food. Residents put on their cowboy best and moseyed over for an afternoon of fun. The stage was set with live music by Chad Freeman and Redline who played an array of country hits. They were followed by some eye […]

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Desert Camp playground officially reopened Thursday

Residents gathered on Thursday afternoon to mark the official opening of the newly reconstructed playground at Desert Camp Community Center. Community Council President Ron Belmont cut the ribbon during the grand opening celebration. There were drinks and snacks, including cookies and cupcakes, thoroughly enjoyed by some delighted children. The playground construction began in November. The […]

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Scottsdale’s special events season

The fun begins with the Barrett-Jackson auto auction and ends with the Scottsdale Arts Festival. Click here for a listing of special events. The City of Scottsdale has created this calendar for information about events that have the most impact on traffic. Barrett-Jackson Collector Car Auction | WestWorld | Jan. 12-20 Humana Rock ‘N’ Roll […]

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ADOT hosting community open houses on upcoming Loop 101 widening project in Phoenix, Scottsdale

The Arizona Department of Transportation is hosting two community open houses for residents, businesses, the traveling public and others to learn more about the Loop 101 (Pima Freeway) widening and improvement project. ADOT is scheduled to begin work in February on the Loop 101 between Interstate 17 in Phoenix and Pima Road/Princess Drive in Scottsdale. […]

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DC Ranch time capsule preserves precious memories

As part of the celebration for the 20th anniversary of DC Ranch, a time capsule was created to honor the community’s legacy. The capsule was buried near the playground at The Homestead Community Center on Friday, Jan. 4, 2019. Soon there will be a permanent plaque placed at the site. The plan is for the […]

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[POSTPONED DUE TO GOVERNMENT SHUTDOWN] FAA to hold more meetings regarding concerns about flight patterns

[POSTPONED DUE TO GOVERNMENT SHUTDOWN] *The FAA no longer feels it can keep the February workshop dates due to the fed shutdown and will be rescheduling them for April.* The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has announced it will hold three open houses in February to gather community input on the NextGen flight pattern changes made […]

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Please welcome new security provider

Anderson Security Agency officially becomes the new security provider for DC Ranch on Friday, Dec. 28. Community patrol vehicles will have a new look, as security personnel will be driving trucks instead of cars. Additional new services include on-site snake removal and body cameras for all security personnel. With the change, there will be a […]

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Holiday Hours

Please note these special holiday hours for DC Ranch offices and facilities. The Ranch Offices on Market Street and The Homestead Community Center: Christmas Eve | Monday, Dec. 24: Closed Christmas Day | Tuesday, Dec. 25: Closed New Year’s Eve| Monday, Dec. 31: 8 a.m. to noon New Year’s Day | Tuesday, Jan. 1: Closed Desert […]

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View the 20th Anniversary Pioneer Panel discussion

On Dec. 5, some of the community’s most influential contributors came to The Homestead for a celebratory evening of 20 years as DC Ranch. Over 170 residents attended while our special guests shared thoughts on how they created something new, what inspired them, challenges they faced, along with many colorful stories and fun facts about DC Ranch.  In […]

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