Tempe Public Library previewing new StoryWalk® at PlayDay on Feb. 23

For the second year in a row, Tempe Public Library will host an interactive StoryWalk® at next Saturday’s PlayDay event at Kiwanis Park. Participants...

Spring Tempe Opportunities brochure now available: registration begins Feb. 19

The spring Tempe Opportunities brochure is filled with easy, convenient and economical solutions to keep the entire family active as we step into spring....

Hayden’s Ferry Days brings Tempe’s history and heritage to life beginning...

Explore Tempe’s unique history at the 4th annual Hayden’s Ferry Days, a multi-day celebration of Tempe’s rich history and heritage. The celebrations include a...

Tempe Prep Wrestlers Win Middle School State Championship

By Hayden SampsonAs a young athlete, progress is the only thing that matters next to winning. Luckily for Tempe Prep eighth graders Nick Murray...

Tempe Prep Alum Shares Entrepreneurial Experiences in Africa

By Anna MelisPicture this: You are doing your homework and all seems hopeless, then all of a sudden it doesn't seem quite as bleak....

Entries for Tempe Public Library Writing Contest being accepted until Feb....

Aspiring writers and artists are invited to show off their talents in the 2019 Tempe Community Writing Contest. Writers can submit original work beginning...

College Connect February Update

Celebrate Valentine’s Day by discovering the college and career you or your student loves! what College Connect is offering this month. Learn more at...

NightLife at OdySea Aquarium – Valentine’s Date Night

Love is in the sea this Valentine’s as NightLife transforms for this romantic holiday. Guests will enjoy a five-course strolling dinner from multiple food...

Less than Two Weeks Until Tempe Empty Bowls!

This year, the Tempe Empty Bowls program has 19 Tempe-area elementary and middle schools, five Tempe Union high schools, and local artists creating clay bowls...

Mentoring Matters: TD3 Purchasing Department Mentors Students in Math, Career Explorations

The Tempe Elementary School District Purchasing Department is taking on an extra task some may consider daunting – bringing math to life for students.For...

(Opinion) Holy voter suppression, Batman!

While most people were getting ready to pass out candy to little superheroes this past Halloween, I was voting. Like most elections, I voted...

High School Principal

TUHSD is seeking applicants to join our administrative team for the 2019-2020 school year.  We have two high school Principal openings: one at Desert...

KOG Concert Series

The King of Glory Concert Series will host the 60 member Westmont College Orchestra from Santa Barbara on Saturday, February 16 at 7:00 pm....

Free games, sports, activities and more at PlayDay on Feb. 23

At PlayDay, families can take part in several free activities that will get their legs moving and their hearts pounding. Check out an inflatable...

A Valentine That Keeps Giving

Treat the loved ones in your life with some Dutch Bros Luv this Valentine’s Day and you’ll be doing more than making a thoughtful...

Local author to mentor aspiring writers at library workshops

It’s the spring of the aspiring writer as the Tempe Public Library kicks off its Writer in Residence program. Local author Sharon Skinner, known...

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...

Come Learn the Art of Smoking and Barbecue

The weather is getting perfect for BARBECUE! This time we explore close to home - the art of American Barbecuing.  Learn the art of...

Tempe Prep Concerts Abound

By Taylor ConleyImagine singing in front of a room full of people, bright lights shining in your face. This is what Tempe Prep's 10th...

11th Annual Ryan House Community Breakfast Celebrating the Life and Legacy...

More than 1,000 guests are expected to attend Ryan House’s 11thAnnual Community Breakfast from 7 – 9 a.m. on Friday, March 29 at the...

JOB OPENINGS – HVAC Tech and Plant Foreman

TEMPE UNION HIGH SCHOOL District Job Openings TUHSD has two full-time open positions, HVAC Technician and Plant Foreman that offers competitive salary and benefits.  All interested...

Oh, What a Night! Jersey Boys Rocks Stage at The Phoenix...

 The Phoenix Theatre Company is priming its acoustics in preparation for a feel-good, rags-to-riches story featuring the music of one of the best-selling musical...

Tempe Prep Shows Grit on the Soccer Field

By Jacqueline RischTied 0-0. Second half of overtime. The clock is ticking away, every second pre­cious in the fight for victory. With Oliver Ricken...

Tempe Prep High School Information Night – Thursday, January 31 at...

Current 8 and 9th grade students and their families are invited to learn more about the education offered at Tempe Preparatory Academy at its...

Southwest Behavioral and Health Services Promotes Michael Fett to Chief...

  (PHOENIX – Jan 29, 2019) – Southwest Behavioral & Health Services (SB&H), an innovative leader in behavioral health, announced that CFO Michael...

Humana Hiring for More Than 120 New Positions in Glendale, Phoenix...

Humana Inc. (NYSE: HUM), a leading health and well-being company, is hiring more than 120 full-time employees at its Humana Pharmacy operations center in...

Free library workshop featuring Steve Savant will explain social security benefits,...

The Tempe Public Library is hosting a social security workshop featuring national talk show host Steve Savant, in partnership with the Society for Financial...

A Taste of India Cooking Class

Please join us for an Indian Cooking Class March 4 @ 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm Introducing:  Lianne Falk: My love affair with all-things-culinary started off at the tender...

Winesday Wednesday/Pinot Passion

February 13 @ 5:00 pm - 7:30 pm $10 Need a midweek break?  We have just the thing. (Must be 21 or older to attend) Come to the first...

Chompie’s Helps Chomp Out Hunger in the Valley in February

Local bagel king Chompie’s is celebrating its 40thanniversary of bringing authentic New York flavor to the Valley of the Sun throughout the month of...

Tempe Empty Bowls Raises Funds to Provide Food for Hungry: Annual...

T This year, the Tempe Empty Bowls program has 19 Tempe-area elementary and middle schools, five Tempe Union high schools, and local artists creating clay bowls...

Wine, Women and Horses

Wine Women & Horses includes live horse racing at Turf Paradise, a hat contest with prizes for the best hats, delicious lunch, raffle prizes,...

Steven Sheets Promoted to President and CEO of Southwest Behavioral and...

  (PHOENIX – Jan 17, 2019) – Southwest Behavioral & Health Services (SB&H), an innovative leader in behavioral health, announced that the Board of Directors...

Garden Party At Pemberton House For Big Game

The public is invited to an event on Sunday, Feb. 3, at the historic Sarah H. Pemberton House, located in the heart of the...

Southwest Human Development Announces “Walk with Me” Event, Feb. 23

 Sat., Feb. 23, families are invited to join the one-mile Walk with Me Family Fun Walk featuring activities, food and drinks, games crafts and...

Free College Connect workshop on Feb. 2: Career preparation, technical careers

College Connect is hosting a workshop on Saturday, Feb. 2 that will cover everything students and parents need to know about career readiness and...

Tempe Prep High School Information Night – Thursday, January 31 at...

Current 8 and 9th grade students and their families are invited to learn more about the education offered at Tempe Preparatory Academy at its...

Lost Angeles Angels Spring Training tickets on sale now; Practice begins...

Baseball is back! Tempe Diablo Stadium will host the Los Angeles Angels for another season of Spring Training. This season boasts matchups against the...

Unleash your superpowers at Tempe Public Library’s FanCon

Grab your capes, costumes and unleash your superpowers at the Tempe Public Library’s FanCon on Saturday, Jan. 26. Fans of Marvel, DC, Star Wars,...

Tempe Prep Girls Soccer Gaining Traction

By Hayden Sampson“I remember having barely enough play­ers my freshman year to have a team,” says Tempe Prep’s Varsity Girls Soccer team’s senior captain,...

Tempe Prep’s H.O.P.E. Crew Honors Differences Among Students

By Sarah GoodykoontzH.O.P.E. Crew is a club at Tempe Preparatory Academy that is dedicated to helping in the community through acceptance, service, and, well,...

Five Reasons To Repair, Not Buy A New Car

(PHOENIX)– It’s a debate many of us have faced: whether to pay foranother car repair or buy a new one. Your neighborhood auto repair professionals...

Lisa Ling Announced as Keynote Speaker for Valley of the Sun...

 Journalist, author and television host Lisa Ling will be the keynote speaker at the 2019 We Are United Luncheon — the annual fundraising event...

Easy Fixes for Dry Winter Skin

 We’re nearly a third of the way through winter and many people are experiencing dry, itchy skin. That’s why the physicians at Affiliated Dermatology...

Arizona VFWs Partner with Humana and St. Mary’s Food Bank to...

The Veterans of Foreign Wars of the U.S. (VFW) Department of Arizona; Humana, a leading health and well-being company; and St. Mary’s Food Bank are partnering to...

Community Ed Workshops for Fun and Lifelong Learning!

GateWay Community College is excited to announce Community Education classes starting in January 2019! Community Education is a collection of workshops designed to be...

Tempe Artists Guild Depicts Humans of Tempe

Tempe Artists Guild (TAG) members are participating in the Tempe History Museum’s changing exhibit titled Humans of Tempe, which presents stories and images of...

Adventure Awaits at the BIG Night Out with Big Brothers Big...

 Arizonans will sport their best black and white cocktail wear or business attire to raise funds and show support for the Big Brothers Big...

Phoenix IDA Makes Investment in the Future Supporting Early Language, Literacy...

  Southwest Human Development, Arizona’s largest nonprofit dedicated to early childhood development, was recently awarded a $45,000 grant by the Phoenix IDA to support several...

On the Money welcomes two CPAs

On the Money, an accounting and bookkeeping firm in Phoenix, welcomes two additional accounting professionals to their team, Laura Lee Laundre of Mesa and...

College Connect January Update

The holidays are over and college discussions are kicking back into high gear as the second half of the school year is underway. Get...
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VIDEO: Rotary 26th $100,000 Hole-in-One

For 26 years, the Chandler Horizon Rotary Club has been hosting our Annual Hole-In-One Fundraiser.  Bring a friend, enjoy perfect Arizona weather at the...

9th Annual Kids’ Healthy Cooking Contest Now Open

It’s that time of year again—time to make New Year’s resolutions. This year, why not resolve to get kids in the kitchen to cook...

Care2Act Helps Arizona Businesses Develop Valuable Community Connections

 You don’t have to work for a non-profit organization to make a notable impact in the community. That’s the sentiment behind the new initiative,...

Tempe Prep Students Explore East Coast Colleges and Historical Sites

By Jacqueline RischFrom the Big Apple to the famous Ivy Leagues, Tempe Prep covered it all! Over fall break, juniors and seniors had the...

BIG BROTHERS BIG SISTERS CELEBRATES NATIONAL MENTORING MONTH

Looking to make a difference in your community in 2019? Why not make mentoring part of your New Year’s Resolutions this January. Mentoring not...

Strings and Ballerinas merge at TCA

The “Strings and Ballerinas” performance at the Tempe Center for the Arts Theater, Jan. 13, Sunday, 2:30 p.m., is presented by Hayden’s Ferry Chamber...

Free Weight Loss Workshop Helps Arizonans Keep New Year’s Resolutions

 Matt Hoodie, owner and fitness trainer at TRANSFORM Scottsdale, not only talks-the-talk but walks-the-walk when it comes to weight loss. Hoodie lost close to...

Valley High Schools, Musicians Join Cast of Arizona Theatre Company’s “The...

            PHOENIX, Ariz. (Jan. 3, 2019):  Phoenix-area high school marching bands and musicians will bring select performances of Arizona Theatre...

Paint a Bowl to Fight Hunger

Want to be a part of Tempe Empty Bowls, an event that raises money to help the hungry in Tempe? Mark your calendar for...

Seven achievable resolutions to ring in the new year

A New Year wouldn’t be complete without making a few resolutions. To help you get started, here are ten easy, convenient and economical resolutions...

Kiwanis Recreation Center pool and gymnasium reopening on January 2

Renovations to the pool and gymnasium at Kiwanis Recreation Center are almost complete and both will reopen to the public on Jan. 2. Swimmers...

Tempe Prep Sophomore learns life lessons earning Taekwondo Black Belt

Respect. Honor. Discipline. All are skills Tempe Prep sophomore Sierra Smith has learned from the past nine years of taking Taekwondo. Starting at age...

Tempe Prep’s Academic Field Day Mixes Grades 6-12 in Spirited Team...

By Grace Newman“Krypto!” Welcome to the wonderful world of Academic Field Day at Tempe Prep! Dress up with your team’s Disney movie and show...

Tempe Prep Senior spends summer at Harvard, Girls State, and volunteering...

You thought your summer was busy? Tempe Prep Senior Jacqueline Kirk had arguably one of the most eventful and interesting sum­mers possible. Between three...

Crazed Holidays? Tips for Slowing Down and Enjoying the Season

Seems each year the holiday season gets fuller of things you’re “supposed to do” to make your days be merry and bright, instead of...

Winter Tempe Opportunities brochure highlights sports, fitness, arts and educational programs

The winter Tempe Opportunities brochure is filled with easy, convenient and economical solutions to keep the entire family active as you kick off the...

Homelessness in Arizona Needs the Public’s Help

Homelessness in big cities is not something that is easily ignored, whether for a resident or for a traveler.    The Phoenix Metropolitan Area is not excluded...

King of Glory Concert Series

The KOG Concert Series will close out the fall 2018 season by hosting the East Valley Barbershop Harmonizers on Sunday, December 9 at 2:00...

December at the Tempe History Museum: Music, Peruvian dancing and a...

Music, Peruvian dancing and a Tempe holiday tradition are all happening this month at the Tempe History Museum and Petersen House. The museum’s feature...

Celebrate the holiday season at historic Petersen House beginning Dec. 1

Experience a Tempe Christmas tradition at the Petersen House for three weekends in December. Celebrating turn-of-the-century style with a Danish flair in honor of...

Transgender Day of Remembrance

People in the transgender community and transgender allies came together on Tuesday night in Phoenix to honor all transgender community members that were murdered...

The Life of a Young Gay Immigrant

This Glendale DACA recipient tells her experience about coming to the United States when she was just five years old and...

Tempe Public Library to host jigsaw puzzle tournament on Dec. 8

Love jigsaw puzzles? Put your skills to the test at Tempe Public Library’s first jigsaw puzzle tournament on Saturday, Dec. 8. Individuals or teams...

TONIGHT! Tempe Prep Invites 5th Grade Families to Middle School Information...

Current 5th to 7th grade students and their families are invited to learn more about the education offered at Tempe Preparatory Academy at its...

PebbleCreek Announces Golf Course Expansion

PebbleCreek, a Robson Resort Community, is excited to announce the completion of seven new holes and renovations of the Tuscany Falls Golf Course.  With...

Holiday Happenings at Park West Shopping Center

Park West shopping center is transforming into holiday headquarters to provide an experience for everyone, even the furriest of friends. Happenings at the West...

East Valley Businesses Win 1st AZ Walking Challenge

 MORE THAN 2,000 AZ EMPLOYEES LOGGED NEARLY 500 MILLION STEPS IN INAUGURAL ARIZONA WALKING CHALLENGE  Thirty-four companies from across the state stepped up their...

Free, family-friendly Winterfest returns Dec. 7 with art, activities, music and...

Experience Tempe’s annual holiday celebration, Winterfest, on Friday, Dec. 7 from 5-7:30 p.m. at the Tempe Community Complex.  This free, family-friendly event will delight...

Free College Connect workshop on Dec. 1: Everything you need to...

College Connect is hosting a workshop on Saturday, Dec. 1 that will cover everything students and parents need to know about finding and applying...
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