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...

Free Dental Care for Teens and Kids on June 23 Courtesy...

The Rio Salado Dental Clinic will host a free clinic for children and teens ages 17 and younger on Saturday, June 23, 7:30 a.m. to 3...

SARRC’s Community School in Tempe to Open Toddler Classroom

Southwest Autism Research & Resource Center’s (SARRC) Community School is pleased to announce the opening of a toddler classroom at its Tempe campus location....

Prevalence of Autism Increases by 15 Percent, to 1 in 59...

In late April, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) released new data from the Autism and Developmental Disabilities Monitoring Network (ADDM) on the prevalence...

Facebook Commits to Train 1 Million People and U.S. Small Business...

  Facebook recently pledged to train 1 million U.S. business owners and equip more people with the digital skills they need to compete in...

June 28th LGBTQ Business Summit: Point of Pride

ONE Community Foundation is proud to partner with the Phoenix Business Journal on our second annual LGBTQ Business Summit. Join us on Thursday June 28th...

Southwest Behavioral & Health Services Wins Big at 2018 Healthcare...

Southwest Behavioral & Health Services (SB&H) has won Outstanding Achievement in Behavioral Health Management or Treatment at the 2018 Healthcare Leadership Awards presented by...

Jewish Family and Children’s Service, Jewish Federation of Greater Phoenix...

(PHOENIX, Ariz. – June 8, 2018) – Community organizations seeking volunteers will now have a one-stop ‘hub’ thanks to the partnership between Jewish Family...

Frankfurt Flight So Successful, Condor Increasing Service for 2019

Condor Airlines, which started nonstop summer service between Phoenix and Frankfurt last month, has already announced its return for 2019.  Condor Airlines, part of...

Money-saving Coupon Available for Airport Parking Over July 4th Holiday

Just in time for your July 4th travels, America’s Friendliest Airport® is offering a special on convenient terminal garage parking. Visit skyharbor.com to sign-up...

Locals-Only Summer Specials Available at Quiessence

This summer, Quiessence at The Farm will bring back its two most popular dining specials for locals for a limited period. For those staying...

Las Palmas Cantina Brings the Flavors of the Mexican Riviera to...

Submitted by MLN Contributor Barb Walters Harris Sometimes our travels linger in our mind long after we get back from the trip. We remember fondly...

Opinion: Think Your Son or Daughter Might be LGBT+?

Are you worried that your son or daughter might be LGBT+? Many parents and grandparents today were raised in an era where certain behaviors,...

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...

Barro’s Pizza and Pepsi Partner to Help Arizona Families Affected by...

With its ongoing commitment to helping local families, Barro’s Pizza and Pepsi are giving back during the Summer of Giving. The locally-owned pizza operation,...

The Cloud at Kiwanis Park: Grand opening celebration for new splash...

Cool off at The Cloud at Kiwanis Park all summer long! Tempe’s newest aquatics feature boasts 5,000 square feet of water play, including loops,...

Tickets on sale for July 4th Tempe Town Lake Festival

Tickets are now on sale for the annual Fox 10 July 4th Tempe Town Lake Festival. Celebrate Independence Day by being front and center...

Harrah’s Ak-Chin Casino Honors 2018 Caesars Award of Excellence Winners

(MARICOPA, Ariz. – May 24, 2018) – Harrah’s Ak-Chin Casino is pleased to announce its 2018 Caesars Award of Excellence recipients, a distinction given...

Scholarship Open for Female Entrepreneurs Looking for a Hand-Up

StarshineAZ is currently accepting applications for its inaugural female entrepreneur scholarship program, Reach for the STARs. The ideal candidate is a female entrepreneur who...

New tennis courts, lake edge work and splash playground coming to...

As part of the city’s commitment to reinvesting in city parks, Tempe’s Kiwanis Park is receiving some TLC this summer. The new splash playground...

South Mountain WORKS Coalition, South Mountain High School Student Government ...

(Phoenix, Ariz. – May 22, 2018) – – South Mountain WORKS Coalition and South Mountain High School’s Student Government hosted their 9th annual Youth...

Harrah’s Ak-Chin Casino Volunteers Build Habitat For Humanity House

(MARICOPA, Ariz. – May 21, 2018) – – Harrah’s Ak-Chin Casino, long-known for its corporate giving and community support, continues to impact local organizations...

VALLEYLIFE’s 2018 Legacy of Love Gala

Join VALLEYLIFE in celebrating 71 years of providing services to individuals with disabilities is the Phoenix metro area at VALLEYLIFE’s annual Legacy of Love...

(Writer Viewpoint) Survey: How Can We Prevent School Shootings

In the wake of a series of school shootings, the most recent in Texas, ways to prevent future school shootings has been a topic...

(Viewpoint) Protect Public Education Funding, Vote NO on Prop 305!

This coming November Proposition (Prop) 305, in support of the deceptively entitled Empowerment Scholarship Account (ESA) voucher program, will be on the statewide ballot....

Scorpius Dance Theatre Presents L.O.V.E

From June 7-9, Scorpius Dance Theatre will present L.O.V.E, an all original show choreographed by Scorpius' Director, Lisa Starry, with live original music by...

Stay cool Memorial Day weekend at Escalante, McClintock and Kiwanis pools

The holiday weekend is almost here and Tempe has everything you need for a cool, inexpensive staycation. Here’s a look at all of the...

Tempe Public Library’s Summer Reading Program kicks off on June 5

Avoid the “summer slide” and keep the whole family connected with the Tempe Public Library’s Summer Reading program, which kicks off on Tuesday, June...

Flights to Frankfurt Now Departing from PHX Sky Harbor International Airport

America’s Friendliest Airport® welcomed its newest airline, Condor Airlines, to Arizona today. Phoenix Mayor Greg Stanton and local leaders gathered at Phoenix Sky Harbor...

Help Us Save Corona Del Sol High School Grad Night!

Parents received an email eight days prior to the PTO Sponsored Corona Del Sol High School Graduation Night for seniors, letting parents know that the...

Battery Storage Rises To Forefront As Sunny Energy Ramps Up...

Battery storage for solar energy systems has become more affordable than ever thanks to an incentive program launched by Salt River Project. Sunny Energy,...

Calling All Charities for Unique Fundraising Opportunity

  Outlets at Anthem invites local nonprofits to apply now for the 2018 Shopping Extravaganza retail philanthropy event. Nonprofit organizations in the greater Phoenix area...

College Connect Tempe May Update

SCHEDULE A SUMMER ONE-ON-ONE SESSIONThe school year may be ending, but the College Connect mentors will be around all summer long. Take advantage of...

Everything I Learned in Life I Learned from The Fonz

Most children learn how to handle life by watching their parents or older brothers and sisters. As the child gets older, they pick up...

Nominations Open for Don Carlos Humanitarian Awards

Tempe, Arizona (May 16, 2018) – Tempe Community Council (TCC) is now accepting nominations for the 2018 Don Carlos Humanitarian of the Year, volunteer...

Humana Announced as Exclusive Arizona Health Plan Sponsor for National Senior...

Humana, a leading health and well-being company, will sponsor the 25th National Senior Health & Fitness Day® on Wednesday, May 30, 2018, in which...

Bernice Kussell Society Cinco de Mayo

VALLEYLIFE’s Bernice Kussell Society held their annual Cinco de Mayo party on Saturday, May 5th. Audrey and Charlie Alfano graciously hosted the event at...

May events at the Tempe History Museum: Art, sculptures and live...

Expressive art, sculptures and live music are all happening at the Tempe History Museum this month. Check out the May lineup of events. The...

Humana Hosting Phoenix Hiring Event, Looking To Fill Close To 80...

Humana Inc. (NYSE: HUM), a leading health and well-being company, today announced it is hiring close to 80 full-time national phone sales employees in...

(Viewpoint) Mega Animal Shelter Won’t Serve East Valley

  Maricopa County Animal Care and Control (MCACC) will be closing its East facility in Mesa in 2019 and there are no plans...

SPOT127 KJZZ’s Teen Summer Boot Camp Program

KJZZ’s SPOT127 Teen Summer Boot Camp Teaches Digital Storytelling Skills   SPOT 127's summer boot camps offer high school students in the metro Phoenix area...

Tempe Community Action Agency and Tempe Police Department Team Up for...

  WHO:             Tempe Community Action Agency (TCAA) and Tempe Police Department   WHAT:           Tempe Community Action Agency and the Tempe Police Department have come together...

Rattlers and Rayhons to Host Veterans Career Conference

The Arizona Rattlers have partnered up with Rayhons Financial Solutions and The Falls Event Center Gilbert to host the Veterans Career Conference.  The event...

Alamo Drafthouse Tempe Tickets on Sale; Grand Opening Set for May...

Want to check out the brand new Alamo Drafthouse Cinema in south Tempe? Get a sneak preview before the grand opening by coming during...

Phoenix Sky Harbor Kicks off New Tour Program

Already feeling stressed about what activities you can do with your kids for summer break?  Getting ready for a trip and want to familiarize...

Swingin’ Safari Mini Golf Grand Opening

Announcing the Grand Opening of Swingin’ Safari Mini Golf. Festivities will begin at 10 am Saturday May 19th. There will be a ribbon-cutting ceremony...

Tempe Prep Senior Named Miss Phoenix Chinese

Beauty exists all around us, but it’s those who see the beauty in their dreams that can truly conquer the future. This is very...

Hike to Bisbee’s Cross Shrine – Great Exercise and a...

I love exploring Arizona's hidden treasures, the things you won't find right off the highway that aren't overrun with tourists. My family and I...

Chompie’s to Host Silent Auction for Single Parents with Cancer

Chompie’s Restaurants will be hosting a month-long silent auction on behalf of their premiere charity, The Singletons. The auction features over a dozen items that...

Fire Restrictions In Effect in Sedona Fire District

Camping on your agenda for the upcoming Memorial Day weekend or beyond? You should be aware that Sedona Fire District (SFD) currently has Stage II...

Gather and Grow Pathway to Urban Gardening Grand Opening

Join Gather & Grow at The Farm and Valley Leadership Class 39, Group 7 for a ribbon cutting, live music, and tour of South...

More than a dozen Valley businesses participating in annual Grow...

Three out of every five children in low-income communities don't have a single children's book to call their own   More than a dozen local businesses are...

The Original Taste 2018 Raises a Record-setting Amount for Local Youth...

The Original Taste 2018, which took place on April 28, welcomed more than 30 of the Valley’s finest restaurants that served amazing libations and...

Arizona Friends of Foster Children Foundation “Funds” Fun for Foster Care...

  In honor of May being recognized as Foster Care Awareness Month, Arizona Friends of Foster Children Foundation (AFFCF) emphasizes the efforts they make to...

More than a dozen Valley businesses participating in annual Grow...

Three out of every five children in low-income communities don't have a single children's book to call their own   PHOENIX – More than a dozen local businesses...

Why Do People Struggle Financially? Take a look and Find...

Have you ever wondered why people struggle financially?  There are so many opinions and ideas around this topic.  Many blame the government, society and...

ASU Leadership Institute accepts applications

Ready to take your professional and personal leadership skills to a brand-new level? Apply to the ASU Leadership Institute Class of 2019, a special...

Help Stamp Out Summer Hunger

Mark your calendar! Saturday, May 12 is the 26thannual National Association of Letter Carriers Stamp Out Hunger Food Drive. That day, your local letter...

Facebook Community Boost Coming to Phoenix July 9-10

The 80 million small businesses on Facebook represent one of the largest communities of small businesses in the world. Facebook is building more technology...

Local efforts work to prevent drowning and spread awareness

By Hanna Plotnik, Hana Dement and Maia Ordonez   As the summer approaches, it is more crucial than ever for children to know how to swim...

Refugees in the Valley struggle to find jobs due to the...

By Hanna Plotnik and Hana Dement   According to the Pew Research Center, in 2016, the United States admitted a nearly 40 thousand Muslim refugees, which...

Arizona ‘Dreamers’ can no longer receive in-state tuition

Young immigrants under the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program, who are attending or wish to attend a college and/or a university in their...

Girl Scouts–Arizona Cactus-Pine Council Completes $18 Million Campaign for Girls

(PHOENIX - May 1, 2018) –Thanks to a successful matching challenge from The Bob & Renee Parsons Foundation, Girl Scouts–ArizonaCactus-Pine Council (GSACPC) has reached...
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(Video) AZTV7 wants you to WIN CASH and a CRUISE!

WIN A CRUISE courtesy of The New Channel 7!Summer vacation solved!Before you book it – WIN IT!The new Channel 7 is sending you and...

Tempe Prep: Small School, Big Sports Participation

I get the question all the time from kids at other schools: “Why would you choose to go to Tempe Prep?” The combination of...

Tempe Prep Baseball Racking Up Impressive Wins

There are many different theories and ideas to what makes a team great. Is it strategy, is it teamwork, is it play­ing with a...
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VIDEO – It Won’t Happen to Me

  That is the premise as to why many people are hesitant in purchasing insurance or planning for major catastrophes. Yet we...

Tempe Prep Girls Track Take 1st Place at Invitational

When asked about his favorite part of track, George Michael Sarsar, better known as Smiley, responded, “Run­ning!” As typically pithy as his answer was,...

Tech Me Out to the Ballgame event for C-suite and technology...

Phoenix-area C-suite professionals, executive decision makers, and key stakeholders are invited to gain actionable advice for business technology innovation from seasoned business mentors and...

DUNKIN’ DONUTS CELEBRATES INTERNATIONAL PAY IT FORWARD DAY

Dunkin’ Donuts Restaurants offer Free Parking, Donuts and Cups of Coffee International Pay It Forward Day is Saturday, April 28, and to celebrate, Phoenix area...

Safe Haven Aims to Lower Suicide Rate in the LGBTQ+ Community

Everyone who knows me knows I have a very colorful family filled with members of the lesbian, gay and bisexual community and allies. I...

Arizona Brainfood and United Food Bank unite to feed students during...

Arizona Brainfood and United Food Bank are uniting to provide thousands of students that receive breakfast and lunches from the school programs with enough...

College Connect workshop for adult learners on May 5: Resources to...

Ready to get that college degree or certification? College Connect is hosting its first ever workshop for adult learners to connect them to resources...

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...

The Mint Dispensary in Tempe to Debut First Cannabis Kitchen of...

The Mint Dispensary, one of the top medicinal cannabis operators in Arizona, is celebrating its remodeled and expanded location in Tempe on Friday April...

Free Art Friday on April 27: All about the earth.

Create your own butterflies, pet rocks and get some lessons from The Lorax at this week’s Free Art Friday.  Free Art Friday is a...

22 Local Girl Scouts Earn Gold Award in 2018

(PHOENIX – April 24, 2018) - Girl Scouts–Arizona Cactus-Pine Council (GSACPC) is pleased to announce that 22 girls were honored with their Gold Award...

Redemption at the Village: A 6,000 Mile Journey Home

The 6,000-plus-mile journey from Japan to the United States was paved with hardship for a young girl named Keiko. Her long journey would eventually...

GLSEN Phoenix partners with Give OUT Day, the only National LGBTQ...

GLSEN Phoenix, the Gay, Lesbian, & Straight Education Network, will participate in Give OUT Day, the only national day of giving for the LGBTQ...

You Can Win by Watching AZTV7!

Cinco de Mayo is coming up, and we want to get you in the mood early with 10-days of giveaways! All you have to do...
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