HOTLINE: Saturday, May 3

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Benefit car wash for Abby and Valley Vista High School band to go to Disneyland

-Saturday, May 3
-Starting at 9 a.m.
Brake Masters at 13758 W. Bell Rd. in Surprise

The Wildlife World Zoo

The Wildlife World Zoo is located at 16501 W. Northern Ave. in Litchfield Park.

For more information on all the zoo's exciting attractions and events, call 623-935-WILD or check out their website For more pet training tips from Dr. Grey Stafford, visit

Dave Owens, The Garden Guy

Contact Dave at, or visit

Free Comic Book Day

The biggest event in the comic book industry, Free Comic Book Day (FCBD) is taking place on Saturday, May 3 at participating comic book specialty shops across the U.S., Canada, and worldwide.

This year marks the biggest FCBD event yet with 60 free comics for new and devoted comics fans to discover, while also exploring what other treasures their local comic shop has to offer.

The day is a salute to the medium that encourages literacy and celebrates its energy, vitality and boundless creativity.

We were at Samurai Comics located at 1051 E. Camelback Rd. in Phoenix.

Sandbar Mexican Grill

Sandbar Chandler - 7200 W. Ray Rd.

Sandbar Desert Ridge - 21001 N. Tatum Blvd.

Event Info: Why just celebrate Cinco de Mayo on a single day when at Sandbar Mexican Grill you can enjoy three full days of fiesta? Kicking off Saturday, May 3 and continuing through Monday, May 5, enjoy live music and DJs performing all day out on the stage on the patio extension (full music lineup is below), as well as drink specials such as $3 Dos Equis beers and $5 margaritas at both Valley locations of Sandbar (Chandler and Desert Ridge).

Guests can also watch the epic boxing battle between Mayweather and Maidana on a 9-by-16-foot LED screen on Saturday, May 3 at Sandbar Chandler.

Sandbar Desert Ridge music lineup

-Rockhard, Whiskey's Quicker (4 to 7 p.m.);

-The Crown Kings (2 to 6 p.m.)
-Pyrosteria - A Def Leppard Tribute Band (6 to 9 p.m.)

-Jay Allen and The Uncommon Good (2 to 5 p.m.)
-Redneck Rockstars (6 to 9 p.m.)

Sandbar Chandler music lineup

-DJ LaDelfa (1 to 5 p.m.)
-AJ Rodriguez (5 to 8 p.m.)
-The New F-O's (8 to 9 p.m.)
-DJ Jeff Metcalf (after the Mayweather Fight)

-DJ 6'4" (1 to 5 p.m.)
-DJ Scandalous (5 to 9 p.m.)

-DJ LaDelfa (1 to 5 p.m.)
-The Sneak Attach (5 to 7 p.m.)
-Jay Allen and The Uncommon Good (7 to 9 pm)
DJ Jeff Metcalf (9 p.m. - close)

Mini Chimis


-1lb of your favorite meat (ground or carne asada)
-1 medium onion, chopped
-1 envelope taco seasoning
-3/4 cup water
-3 cups shredded Monterey Jack cheese
-1 cup sour cream
-1/2 cup chopped green chilies
-1 package of egg roll wrappers
-1 egg white
-Oil for frying
-Favorite toppings


1. In a large skillet, cook beef and onion over medium heat until meat is no longer pink; drain. Stir in taco seasoning and water. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat; simmer, uncovered, for 5 minutes, stirring occasionally. Remove from the heat; cool slightly.

2. In a large bowl, combine the cheese, sour cream and chilies. Stir in beef mixture. Place an egg roll wrapper on work surface with one point facing you. Place 1/3 cup filling in center. Fold bottom third of wrapper over filling; fold in sides.

3. Brush top point with egg white; roll up to seal. Repeat with remaining wrappers and filling. (Keep remaining egg roll wrappers covered with waxed paper to avoid drying out.)

4. In a large saucepan, heat 1 inch of oil to 375 degrees. Fry chimichangas for 1-1/2 minutes on each side or until golden brown. Drain on paper towels. Serve warm with salsa and sour cream