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Volunteers Welcome at Picture Canyon

Looking for a way to make a difference? Bring your friends and family to Picture Canyon Natural and Cultural Preserve for an invasive weed removal event! Hosted...

North Phoenix ‘Aktion Club’ gives back

At the start of the year, sponsored by North Phoenix Kiwanis, VALLEYLIFE Members started an 'Aktion Club' in an effort to give back to...
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Pasta78 is Arizona’s First Build-Your-Own Pasta Concept

Pasta78, the state’s first build-your-own pasta concept, is now open in Chandler The fast-casual Italian eatery gives guests the opportunity to enjoy a customized,...

Could You Be Homophobic? Self-Check for this Ugly Emotional Cancer

Does it make you uncomfortable to think about homosexual sex? If so, have you ever asked yourself why? Really, your discomfort likely goes back...

Corina Yeh-Hilliard Named Events and Marketing Manager at Alliance of Arizona...

Corina Yeh-Hilliard has been named Events and Marketing Manager at the Alliance of Arizona Nonprofits.            Yeh-Hilliard, who will be based in Tucson, will oversee in-person...

Monsoon Rains Move Backyard Trampoline Into Palm Tree

The monsoon rains have arrived! The first big storm of the 2018 summer season came in with a bang, especially in one east side neighborhood. Residents...

Newly Remodeled Custom Home in Central Phoenix

To view this house contact Nicole N Paul, Posh Properties at 480-993-8671 This is a MUST SEE, Newly Remodeled Custom home (150k in upgrades) in a central location...

Elegant and Sophisticated Home in Chandler

To view this house contact Renee' Merritt, Russ Lyon Sotheby's International Realty at 480-522-6135 Sophisticated newer construction in a private gated community featuring two master suites! Premium lot...

Summer Storms Prompt Flood Precautions in Tucson

This has been a crazy summer with wild weather, and Tucson has seen some intense flooding. Late last month, Seventeen hikers were stranded by a...

Damian McGinty in Concert April 29-30

Damian McGinty's "The Slow Dance Tour" Comes to The Listening Room Phoenix for two nights only! Join Irish singer, songwriter, and actor Damian McGinty in...
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The Stigma Around Mental Illnesses

If someone were to admit that they had a mental illness, some people would start thinking of them in a different light. The recent shooting...

Tempe History Museum gets LOUD with free outdoor concert

Are you ready to rock? Bring the whole family out to LOUD VIII, a celebration that brings local rock bands to the Tempe History...

VIDEO: Janet Jackson to Perform in Phoenix

Pop Star Janet Jackson is touring the world, and she is officially making a stop in Phoenix. The singer-songwriter and sister of famed Michael Jackson...
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11th Annual Christmas In July- Historic Downtown Glendale

Downtown Glendale is hosting their 11th annual Christmas in July event. The event will be held in the Catlin Court Historic District and Historic Downtown...

Flagstaff Students Take Home Big Honors

Many local students from the Flagstaff area were honored for their hard work and dedication last month. The 2018 Career and Technical Student Organizations competitions were...

Vegetarian Cafe has Deep Roots in Gilbert

The town of Gilbert is a tight-knit community, with plenty of small businesses that make this a great place to live. One of those is Uprooted...
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Queen Creek taking Steps to Control Structure of QCPD

QUEEN CREEK, Ariz. – The development of the first Queen Creek Police Department is well underway, with the Queen Creek Town Council approving $2.6...

Local Student Earns CCC Scholarship

A local student has been rewarded for her hard work and dedication to academics. Marissa Tsinnajinnie of Bitter Springs is the first-ever recipient of the...

Festive Dinner Specials to Usher In Rosh Hashanah at Chompie’s

Chompie’s Restaurants will be ringing in the Jewish New Year by celebrating Rosh Hashanah. According to the teachings of Judaism, this two-day celebration marks...

Foster Event for Fearless Kitty Rescue

Join Fearless Kitty Rescue at Petco June 29th from 1:30pm-3:30pm  Fountain Hills, AZ located at 16835 E. Shea Blvd. Learn to be a foster with...

Perfect Home in Flagstaff!

To view this house contact Camilla DeVille, Forest Highlands Realty at 928-556-8606 This is a must see home if you are looking for your perfect mountain, golf course...

Stand Up Live Hosting Bird City Comedy Festival

Stand Up Live will soon host the 2nd Annual Bird City Comedy Festival, a jam-packed three days of hilarity and laughs! The celebration of humor...

Stunning Remodeled Paradise Valley Home!

To view this house contact Jill L. Rother, Keller Williams Realty East Valley at 480-818-4602 Walk through the double front doors to see brand new flooring, paints, new...

Talking Rock Honors Veterans November 11

Talking Rock, only 30 minutes from downtown Prescott, is honoring Veterans on November 11 with a day of golf. Veterans are invited to Talking...

Tempe seeking members for new Desert Conservation Commission

Tempe is home to two desert preserves, Papago Park and Hayden Butte, which offer a truly unique experience in the heart of the Valley....

See Your Credit Score Soar

What is a credit score?  A number assigned to a person that indicates to lenders their capacity to repay a loan.  In simple terms,...

Flagstaff High Basketball Teams Shine Over Weekend

The Flagstaff High Eagles had a good weekend athletically with both basketball teams coming out on top. In a battle of unbeaten teams, the Flagstaff...

Chief Health Officer Receives Recognition by Center for the Future of...

The Center for the Future of Arizona recently presented a big award to Dr. Marie Peoples, Chief Health Officer for the Coconino County Public...

Humana to Host Veterans Resource Fair, March 29

Veterans, their families and the public are invited to a Veterans Resource Fair on Friday, March 29, 2019, which is also National Vietnam War...

Tempe’s $60 million park improvements investment bringing new life to city...

City parks are the focal point of neighborhoods across Tempe, bringing people together and creating a sense of community. They help improve the health...
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McCarthy Building Companies completes construction on Robert J C Rice Elementary...

McCarthy Building Companies completes construction on Robert J C Rice Elementary School for the Chandler Unified School District New campus recently opened for 2020-21 school...

Attend Bisbee Pride with My Son (Again)? Absolutely!

I attended Bisbee Pride with my son and husband for the second time this past weekend and it was just as wonderful as the...
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Christmas Carol is Now Open at Hale Theatre!

  The holidays are that special time of year when our hearts are full of joy and we’re happy to share the Christmas spirit with friends...

Chandler CEO Gives Employees Bonus To Spend At Local Businesses

Nearly half of Arizona’s private workforce is employed by small business owners, and one East Valley CEO is helping his employees do their part...

Find Out What Businesses are Open

Introduction  With all the confusion of the Coronavirus, it can be difficult to determine what Arizona businesses are open.  This brief article does NOT contain a list...

Free Workshops to Provide Entrepreneurial Skills for Valley Artists

Yes, you can make a living as an artist. It takes a lot of work – and a little entrepreneurial savvy. The City of...

Tucson Saguaros In Need of Host Families For 2017 Season

Baseball aficionados, make a difference to the Tucson Saguaros Baseball Team ahead of their second season! Fresh off their 2016 championship title, the team is...

Drag Racing in the Valley THIS Weekend!

People of the Valley, get ready for ultra-exciting drag racing action in Chandler.  When?  This weekend at Wild Horse Pass Motorsports Park, formerly Firebird...

Bus in Apache Junction Gets into Accident With Motorycle

A bus filled with young Arizonan students was involved in an incident with a motorcyclist this past week. The accident occurred on Friday morning as...

Arizona Cold Case Closed After 17 Years

Thanks to recent advancements in DNA testing, a 17 year-old El Mirage homicide case was closed with the arrest of a new suspect. On Sept....

Nominations for Governor’s Arts Awards Now Open

PHOENIX, Ariz. (Nov. 22, 2019):  Nominations are now open for the 399hAnnual Governor’s Arts Awards, which will be presented to individuals, businesses and organizations that...

Tempe Elementary Hosts Two School Groundbreaking Celebration Events!

Two years ago, Tempe Elementary School District was excited to announce that Frank and Nevitt Elementary would both be rebuilt thanks to Tempe voters...
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PHX Beer Co. Launches Rebuild The Guild Benefit Beer

PHX Beer Co. launched their Rebuild The Guild Benefit Beer, while supplies last. The hefeweizen style ale was created to help bolster the Arizona...

Ak-Chin Tribal Council Extends Employee Payroll, Benefits for Government and Enterprises

(MARICOPA, Ariz. – April 10, 2020) – In a meeting held earlier this week, the Ak-Chin Indian Community Tribal Council approved funding that will extend...

Arrest Made in June Midtown Murder Case

Tucson Police have announced the arrest of a suspected killer in a murder case from earlier this summer. 31-year-old Jeremy L. Gunderson was taken into...

New Board Member Joins Amphitheater

Amphitheater Public Schools District has a new board member. The Pima County School Superintendent's Office recently announced the appointment of Susan Zibrat to fill the Amphitheater...

Honor the victims of September 11 at Healing Field tribute

In memory of those who perished on September 11, 2001, the Exchange Club of Tempe, along with the City of Tempe’s support, will present...

Arizona Food Banks Aiding Hurricane Victims

Thirty-thousand pounds of relief items are headed to Corpus Christi and Victoria, TX this week. The two truckloads of food and supplies sent by...

Rawhide Set to Host Exciting Music and Arts Festival in February

In just one month, the Arizona Roots Music and Arts Festival will be taking over Rawhide Western Town, and event organizers couldn't be more...

Local Foundation Makes Major Donation to Migraine Research

A Tempe-based organization has made a significant contribution to migraine research and treatment this week. On Tuesday, the T.W. Lewis Foundation donated $2 million to...

Sedona Fire District Responds to Fatal Fall at Midgley Bridge

Around 2:00pm on September 2, 2017, Sedona fire crews were dispatched for an extreme fall injury below Midgley Bridge, which is located in the...

Snakes and Lattes Coming to Downtown Tempe

The former Z Taos building in Downtown Tempe is getting a new tennant.  Snakes & Lattes, a Toronto based company, has a unique board game...

Community Raises Funds for Pregnant Hit-and-Run Victim

People in Glendale and surrounding valley communities are lending a hand to help a grieving family, devastated after the hit-and-run death of their pregnant...

Huss Brewing Co. Celebrates One-Year Anniversary At Uptown Plaza

Leah and Jeff Huss, the husband and wife team behind award-winning Huss Brewing Co. are proud to celebrate the one-year anniversary of the Huss...

Area Agency on Aging Wins 4 National Mature Media Awards

The Area Agency on Aging was a winner in the 28th annual National Mature Media Awards program, earning four awards.  The program, presented by the Mature...

Bernie Sanders Endorses Gubernatorial Candidate David Garcia at ASU Rally

Gubernatorial candidate David Garcia discussed the importance of quality education at his campaign rally on Tuesday night at Arizona State University’s Student...

National Indian Gaming Commission Approves Seven-Year Management Agreement Between the Ak-Chin...

(Maricopa, Ariz – January 17, 2018) The National Indian Gaming Commission has approved a seven-year management agreement between the Ak-Chin Indian Community and Caesars...

McCarthy Building Companies celebrates topping out of Biodesign Institute C Research...

Today McCarthy Building Companies celebrates the topping out of the $120 million Biodesign Institute C Research Building at Arizona State University (ASU). The building...

Help A Local Artist Create Largest Mural

Joe Pagac is a local Tucson artist that strives to brighten up the city with his colorful murals and paintings. Now, he needs your...

Romantic Rendezvous at Local Landfill

Valentine's Day 2018 involved many romantic dates and gestures of love. Perhaps one of the most unique dates on Feb. 14 took place at the Los...

10 Christmas Classics that Need to Be Watched Every Year

There are certain traditions we all have around Christmas time. Maybe we put up the tree a day after Thanksgiving. Perhaps we bake Christmas...

VIDEO: Shark-Approved App Connects Parents with Kids’ Day

  Parents in Arizona now have a window into their child’s school day, with real-time photos, videos and updates anytime, anywhere. La Petite Academy is...

Free Event: School District Procurement – What Vendors Need to Know

Tempe Elementary School District in conjunction with Mesa Public Schools will be hosting a free event discussing school district procurement specifically geared toward vendors....

Stunning Mountain Views from This Home in Scottsdale

To view this house contact Patricia Collins, Realty ONE Group at 602-339-5307 WATERFRONT AND MOUNTAIN VIEWS! Soaring ceilings and plenty of floor-to-ceiling windows for a light bright home....

The Sam and Laurice Hachem Foundation Champion Kids with a...

Boys & Girls Clubs of the East Valley has graciously received a gift commitment and investment of $50,000 from The Sam and Laurice Hachem...

Holiday Arts and Craft Fair

FREE HOLIDAY SHOPPING EVENT UNIQUE HANDCRAFTED GOODS LOCAL ARTISIANS & CRAFTS AWESOME VENDORS ALL IN ONE PLACE 9th Holiday ARTS & CRAFTS Fair Saturday, November 2nd  9am - 2pm Tempe...

Human Services Campus Will Celebrate Successes in Ending Homelessness at “I...

The Human Services Campus (HSC) will recognize and celebrate individuals who have made successful journeys from homelessness to self sufficiency at the 15thannual I Am...

Coyotes Help With Fan’s Funeral Costs

When the Arizona Coyotes heard about a fan killed on his way to a game last month, they knew they had to do something. On...

Registration for Statewide Walk On! Challenge Open Now

 Arizona teachers are invited to register for Blue Cross Blue Shield of Arizona’s Walk On! Challenge and a chance to earn one of five...

Gun Control Survey Downtown Phoenix

A majority of people informally surveyed Wednesday in downtown Phoenix said more gun control and focus on background checks would help to prevent school...

Tempe approves regional homeless resolution

The City of Tempe has become the first city in the region to sign onto an official partnership to tackle homelessness across municipal boundaries....

April Event at Phoenix Children’s Hospital to Highlight Chronic Health Problems

  Phoenix Children's Hospital will host a special, three-day event called “I Survived, Now What?: Treating the Musculoskeletal Consequences of Maturing with a Chronic Pediatric Health...

AZ Pure Water Brew Challenge Makes a Stop in Pima County

Pima County recently joined in the fun for the AZ Pure Water Brew Challenge. A mobile purification truck traveled to the Pima County Regional Wastewater...

Michelle Quintanilla Elected to Southwest Behavioral & Health Services’ Board...

(PHOENIX – Feb. 26, 2018) – Southwest Behavioral & Health Services (SB&H) is pleased to announce it has elected Michelle Quintanilla, vice president of...

Lunch with a Mission to Benefit Tempe Mission Campaign

Join Wildflower Bread Company, Hackett House and the Downtown Tempe Authority for Lunch with a Mission to benefit the DTA's Tempe Mission Campaign, an...
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Janice Dinner is Elected to the Board of Governors for Jewish...

(PHOENIX – Dec. 12, 2017) – The Board of Governors for Jewish Family & Children’s Service (JFCS) is pleased to announce that Janice Dinner...

VIDEO: Queen Creek High School Class of 2018 Set Up For...

            The Queen Creek High School class of 2018 graduated on Wednesday, May 23, at Wells Fargo Arena on the Tempe campus of Arizona...

Valley Driving School Reopens with Special Rate for Two-Hour Teen Driver...

(May 2020 - Phoenix, Ariz.) Have you been practicing driving with your teenager during the COVID-19 shut-down? Do you need a professional opinion about whether...

Santa’s Circus

Performing for the first time in Arizona at Phoenix's Madison Center for the Arts! From Dec. 2-5, enjoy a brand new, spectacular Christmas-themed circus,...

Tempe events, June 4-10, 2019

Check out the five exciting events below, and view a complete listing of Tempe events on the Tempe Tourism Office website. Call (480) 894-8158...
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