Arizona Contractor & Community

Arizona's Timeless Magazine

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This issue of Arizona Contractor & Community magazine is dedicated to our dear friend, Charles “Chuck” Runbeck, who passed away recently at age 91. Chuck steered the publication, put his sterling reputation on the line to sign up our first advertisers, and had the marketing magic needed to make our long-shot vision become a reality.

Thanks again, Mr. Runbeck, for passing on your wisdom, sharing your stories, and allowing us to team up with an old master for one last exciting ride to the print house. You will be missed.

Magazines available via the ACC website or at Books on 7th Avenue in Phoenix,

or at the Ignite Sign Museum in Tucson.


The Silver Dollar Drive-In Theatre lived up to its name: the snack bar had silver dollars embedded in the floor and admission was $1 per car when it opened in 1950. Even at that affordable price, many patrons snuck in on foot or in car trunks to watch the movies for fr...

Our May/June issue of Arizona Contractor & Community Magazine is dedicated to our dear friend and co-worker, Charles “Chuck” Runbeck, who passed away recently at age 91. Chuck put his sterling reputation on the line to sign up our first advertisers, and possessed the m...

“Here comes the rabbit, rabbit, rabbit!”

Seldom have six simple words so quickly got the heart-pounding and adrenaline pumping. Cheering and wagering on greyhounds bursting from the starting box on their chase of a mechanical lure, as it is officially called, was a sign...

Visitors to Coolidge, Arizona typically pass through the city on their way to the Casa Grande National Monument, the nation's first archeological preserve. These tourists, maybe focused on having breakfast at Tag’s Café or snagging a room at the Moonlight Motel, overlo...

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CloudHauz™, a provider of disaster-resistant dwellings, announced today it has formally launched the company months earlier than anticipated in order to address the emergency housing situation worsened by the COVID-19 outbreak.

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As the nation transitions from stay-at-home orders to slowly reopening its doors amidst COVID-19's wake, Congress has a bipartisan opportunity to rebuild our nation's roads, bridges, and other infrastructure while also enhancing our economy. The trucking industry, whic...

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