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Should Journalists Express Their Opinions Outside of Work?

When it comes to divisive issues like gay marriage or abortion, I’ve got an opinion on it, some pretty strong opinions, actually. Same with...

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...

Road Trip: Seeking Salvation? I Know a Place…

This summer I took a very long road trip with a group of students from my high school called "Bear Busters,” led by my...

Trump’s Mar-A-Wallgo T Shirt proceeds to help Mexico pay for the...

At My Local News we want to do all that we can to help Mexico pay for the wall, as President Trump has promised...

Exclusive Interview with Bisbee Mayor David Smith about proposed Mar-a-Wallgo Resort

By: Joseph Lewis I had the the fortunate opportunity to sit down with Mayor David Smith of Bisbee, Arizona on a beautiful day in late...

(Opinion) Mar-a-Wallgo is Tourism to Make America Great Again

During his campaign, President Donald Trump promised to make America great again. That’s why 63,000,000 intelligent, future-minded Americans elected the host of Celebrity Apprentice...

(Satire) Mar-A-Wallgo to Offer Golf, ATV Tours, and Simulated Border Patrols

As President Donald Trump prepares to open his flagship border resort, Mar-a-Wallgo, hundreds have already signed up for the hotel's expansive tour and excursion...

Let us shout out the word about your business through a...

  Have you ever wanted to have an article written about you and your business for publication in the local newspaper or magazine?  In today’s...

West Valley Shopping Center Hosts Sensory-Friendly Santa Event

Park West is hosting its Sensory-Friendly Santa Cares event on Sunday, December 9 from 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. The West Valley shopping center...

Support Duet, Create a Holiday Tradition at the 27th Annual Poinsettia...

Valley residents are invited to take a break from the hustle and bustle of the holiday season at the 27th annual Poinsettia Tea from...

Ford Driving Skills for Life trains 1,000 teens and parents in...

More than 1,000 teen drivers and their parents received free hands-on advanced driver training as part of Ford Driving Skills for Life in Phoenix Nov....

Pat McMahon brings back “The God Show” with Star Worldwide Networks

One of the Valley’s most reputable broadcast figures, Pat McMahon is “back on air” and not on your traditional AM/FM wavelength. Pat is embracing...

Homeless Teens Find Stability through Arizona Host Family Program

For a child, homelessness means sitting on a street corner, doing homework assignments by streetlight, not knowing if there will be a place to...

Duet’s Family Caregiver Symposium Reaches Hundreds of Caregivers and Professionals

In honor of National Family Caregivers Month, Duet: Partners In Health & Aging recently hosted its second annual Family Caregiver Symposium. The event, which...

How To Live Here and Now!

Meditation is an important key to reduce stress, improve concentration, etc. Here are some techniques to help you deal with these negative things. Do...

Tempe Prep Senior Receives Prestigious U.S. Coast Guard Academy Appointment and...

Congratulations to Tempe Prep Senior Josh Hudson for being offered an Appointment to the United States Coast Guard Academy majoring in Mechanical Engineering with a full...

Discounted Meal Delivery and Pickup – Heidi’s Events and Catering

As I am sure you are bombarded with many other companies similar to ours during this historic time, we appreciate you taking the time...
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Arizona Association for Economic Development’s Legislative Priorities for 2021

The Arizona Association for Economic Development (AAED) has developed its policy priorities for the 2021 legislative session. AAED is committed to supporting policies that...
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Ballet Arizona Announces Free Digital Performance and Awards Celebration

Ballet Arizona introduces Set the Stage: BALANCHINE, a one-hour production that invites viewers to celebrate the perseverance of the Ballet Arizona family over the...

Tempe Community Council Announces Humanitarian Awards

Longtime Tempe resident and retired SRP employee, Kathy Stevens, has been named the 34th recipient of the Don Carlos Humanitarian Award by Tempe Community...

Azuñia Tequila Delivers Field to Bottle Tequila to the Valley

Fields lay quietly on Rancho Miravalle estate as the sun kisses rows of ripe, Weber Blue Agave in the early daylight hours. The volcanic...

Therapy Dogs Relieve Pre-Flight Jitters at Sky Harbor

Preflight jitters are common for some travelers but America’s Friendliest Airport® is offering a scratch behind the ear and a rub on the belly...

East Valley Author Releases Two New Children’s Books

Local author Rebecca Massey has released two new illustrated children’s books, continuing the popular adventures of the Colton’s Pocket Dragon series. The series began...

Kyrene to Celebrate National Arts in Education Week

The Kyrene School District will celebrate National Arts in Education Week, September 10-16, with a presentation at the Tuesday, September 12 Governing Board Meeting....

Arizona Teens Sharpen Culinary Skills and Prep for Fall Feast

High school culinary students across Arizona cool off after a summer of high-intensity training with the Careers through Culinary Arts Program (C-CAP). For the first time...

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...

Boy Scout Collects Record Amount of Water for United Food Bank

    When seventeen-year-old Boy Scout Chandler Kleese of Mesa launched his Eagle Scout Project in mid-August to collect water for United Food Bank and the...

Lost Our Home Pet Rescue’s Pet of the Week: Meet Nancy!

Nancy is our Pet of the Week! Nancy is a sweet and loving cat who came to us through our partnership with La Gattara Cat...

Wine Flights and Small Plates Featured on Thursdays at Quiessence

Take flight each Thursday in September at Quiessence with its Wine Spectator award-winning wine list with varietals from around the world. Guests will enjoy a...

Connect-Inspire-Go Women’s Conference Returns to East Valley

With the success of last year’s inaugural Connect-Inspire-Go, this year’s conference returns as The Premier Women’s Conference in the Phoenix East Valley. This year’s speakers...

Kyrene to Hold Voter Registration Event on National Voter Registration Day

On National Voter Registration Day, Tuesday, September 26, Kyrene School District will host a second Voter Registration event of the year from 3:00-5:30 p.m....

Corona Senior Nominated for Rocky Mountain Emmy Student Production Award

Senior Catie Schwartzmann has been nominated for a Rocky Mountain Emmy Student Production Award for her SPOT127 story about "Geek's Night Out."  Geeks night out took place...

The Best Arizona Companies For LGBT Employees

Inclusivity is paramount in workplaces these days. And some companies place it at the top of the priority list when it comes to making...

Humana Hiring To Fill Up to 100 New Positions in Tempe

Humana Inc. (NYSE: HUM) is hiring up to 100 new, full-time employees this month in Arizona. Humana is hiring for Pharmacy Technician and Customer...

Lost Our Home Pet Rescue’s Pet of the Week! Meet Ginny!

Ginny is our Pet of the Week! Ginny is an adorable girl who is affectionately referred to as "piggy" here at the shelter not only...

Phoenix Suns Sign Alec Peters

  The Phoenix Suns have officially signed forward Alec Peters, the team’s selection with the 54th overall pick in the second round of the 2017...

Bring it on! Arizona Restaurant Week alive!

Get your food game on! Arizona Restaurant Week is happening. Arizona's most scrumptious food event - Arizona Restaurant Week - brings out thousands of people...

Catching Up with Grant Woods on Life, Politics, and Family

Today’s politics are divisive and extreme at both the state and national level. But if you look over the course of Arizona’s political history,...

Share Your Local Community News With Our 125,000+ Subscribers

My Local News - AZ is the fastest growing and easiest way to share your local news, events and information with others in your...

VIDEO: Ahwatukee Chamber Hosting Breakfast Event Thursday

The Ahwatukee Chamber of Commerce is a strong organization of local businesses, with access to networking and other resources such as the Ambassador Committee...

VIDEO: Paramore to Perform in Phoenix in September

What do you get when you let your heart win? Paramore tickets if you're lucky. The alternative band will play Comerica Theatre September 27. It's...

Orange Theory Owner to Speak at Chamber Event

The Ahwatukee Chamber of Commerce is hosting a Women in Business Spotlight this week. Residents are encouraged to come share in the success of one...

Less Heat, More Blaze!

It’s another summer of record-breaking heat in Arizona. But the hot daytime temps means more opportunities to dine indoors at new exciting food destinations....

Catching Up With Lin Sue Cooney on Life After News and...

A few days ago I had the chance to catch up with my most influential mentor in journalism, one of the most well-known and...

The Greater Phoenix Chamber Foundation Launches New Compliance and Risk Management...

PHOENIX – The Greater Phoenix Chamber Foundation (GPCF) recently launched AZComplianceRiskTalent.com, a new resource dedicated to building awareness related to compliance and risk management careers. The website informs...

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                   Annually, house or apartment fires kill over 3,000 civilians and injure between 17,000 and 15,000,...
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The Valley’s Restaurants To Taste – Arizona Breakfast Weekend

Take a tour for breakfast throughout the valley's finest restaurants. Arizona Breakfast Weekend’s goal is to position Arizona as one of the top culinary destinations...

Desert Vista Chooses Varsity Baseball and Girls’ Basketball Coaches

Desert Vista High School is recommending that Cody Brassfield be approved by the Tempe Union High School District Governing Board as the school’s 2017-18...

Kyrene Hosts Job Fair for Certified Bus Drivers and Monitors

Kyrene Elementary School District will hold a Transportation Job Fair from 3:00 – 5:30 p.m. on Wednesday, June 14, 2017 at the Kyrene School...

Four Arizona Mayors Speak Out on Commitment to Renewable Energy

Last week, U.S. President Donald Trump announced that the United States would withdraw from the Paris Climate Accord. The agreement, signed by 195 nations,...

Barro’s Pizza Sells Slices for a Cause

With its ongoing commitment to helping local families, Barro’s Pizza is kicking off the summer season by supporting a good cause. The locally-owned pizza operation, in...

College Readiness? I’m No Genius..

Last night I made a critical error. I got wrapped up in routine housework and missed the Sign Up Genius going live for our...

40 TUHSD High School Students Earn Degree from Rio Salado College

A record 93 high school students are on track to graduate from Rio Salado College this month, earning associate degrees before their high school...

Phoenix Suns Announce Broadcast Schedule

  The Phoenix Suns have announced their 2017-18 broadcast schedule, which features 81 regular season games on the team’s exclusive local television station FOX Sports...

Free Arts for Abused Children of Arizona and Dance Theater West...

Free Arts for Abused Children of Arizona (Free Arts) is celebrating its 18th year in collaboration with Dance Theatre West and the Scottsdale Center...

Tempe Prep Seniors Receive National Merit Recognition

  Congratulations to Tempe Prep's 10 seniors who have earned prestigious national recognition for their impressive PSAT scores.Over 20% of Tempe Prep’s senior class has...

(Satire) Video: Mar-A-Wallgo Just the Beginning: More Border Resorts Planned

As the grand opening of the new Mar-a-Wallgo resort approaches, experts from both countries, as well as the Trump Organization, are scrambling to estimate...

Tempe Wakes Up to find itself in Hot Water

By: Ken Tanqueruss Tempe residents were justifiably alarmed by the news they awoke to this morning. Distressed and disturbed. Beginning at dawn, Tempe Town Lake was...

Tempe Union Selects Dr. Kevin Mendivil as New Superintendent

On September 14, The Tempe Union High School District Governing Board voted to select Dr. Kevin Mendivil as the district's new superintendent, pending contract...

Autism Society Offers BE SAFE Training in Response to Police Video

Have you seen this video?  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gjh81somDco This video and interaction is very sad and scary! There needs to be more training of police officers.  We certainly...

Open Letter from ASU President Michael Crow

To ASU Alumni:  As valued members of our ASU community I want to share with you a message I sent our faculty and staff this...

Phoenix could receive up to $5 million to tackle issue of...

“We share the perspective that our city and region can and should be leading the global conversation about coping with heat, or perhaps even...

Disability Organizations Partner with Maricopa County Recorder for Voter Empowerment Day...

Last year, millions of Americans didn’t vote because they missed a registration deadline or didn’t know how to register. National Voter Registration Day seeks...

Tempe Prep Junior Named Arizona High School Volleyball Player of the...

  Congratulations to Tempe Prep Junior Mary Shroll for being named the MaxPreps Arizona High School Player of the Week by the American Volleyball Coaches...

‘Placemaking: Unlocking Public Space’ To Be Topic At Arizona Association...

(PHOENIX – September 22, 2017)  – “Placemaking:  Unlocking Public Space” will be the topic at the Arizona Association for Economic Development’s (AAED) October luncheon.  ...

Attend Rendez-Zoo at the Phoenix Zoo

  Journey back in time and experience an evening of prehistoric eras at the Phoenix Zoo. Roam the intriguing landscape while sampling unearthed delights at...

The Problem: Arizona’s Latino Achievement Gap

Latinos are becoming the fastest growing population group in Arizona, yet the significant Latino student achievement gap from other students remains. James Garcia, Director of...

25 Tempe Union Students Named National Merit Semifinalists

Twenty-five academically talented high school seniors in the Tempe Union High School District will compete for the 62nd Annual National Merit Scholarship awards offered...

Bond-Themed Best Buddies Arizona Gala Comes to Lusso Fine Motorcars

You are cordially invited to attend the 14th Annual Best Buddies Arizona Spirit of Friendship Gala! Join us for a black-tie affair at this...
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Autism Spectrum Disorder Centers of Excellence Formed Through Partnership

The Centers for Disease and Control and Prevention (CDC) reports that 1 in 64 children in Arizona are diagnosed with autism spectrum disorder (ASD)....

Lost Our Home Pet Rescue’s Pet of the Week! Meet Charlie!

Charlie is our Pet of the Week! Charlie is a sweet, shy guy who would thrive in a laid back environment where he can blossom...

Growing Up in a Large Family

For those of you raised in a large family, you realize that it is both a blessing and a bit of a curse. There...

“No Promo Homo” Laws Strike Conversation

Advocates say Arizona’s so-called “No Promo Homo” law, that prohibits schools from teaching safe practices for homosexual sex, is stigmatizing and endangering the LGBT...
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Arizona Renovation Business Booming for Older Homes Needing a Facelift

If you can't move, renovate. If you don’t want to move, renovate. With an increasing inventory of high-priced, but rapidly aging homes and competition...

New Safety App ‘RealSafe’ Protects Real Estate Agents from Harm

There are over 2 million real estate agents in the US and nearly 40% of real estate industry professionals report they have felt unsafe...
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Harrah’s Ak-Chin Casino Announces Promotion of Feliz Leyba to Manager of...

Feliz Leyba has been promoted to manager of Convention Services for Harrah’s Ak-Chin Casino.  In her new position, Leyba will be responsible for building...
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Celebrating 30 Years of Cheers at the 2018 Arizona Renaissance Festival!

Take a unique trip back in time to the Arizona Renaissance Festival. Not even in her wildest dreams would Queen Elizabeth have imagined a...
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Girl Scouts Announces Million-Dollar Day of the Girl October 11

On Wednesday, Oct. 11, Girl Scouts–Arizona Cactus-Pine Council (GSACPC) is celebrating the International Day of the Girl by bringing the community together in a...

New Twists and Tastes Shake Up the 8th Annual Arizona...

The 8th Annual Arizona Taco Festival is back for another round this October 14 & 15, featuring an unbelievable lineup of 50 of the...
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Duet Secures New Office Space; Launches “Let’s Soar” Fundraising Campaign

Duet: Partners In Health & Aging—a 36-year-old Phoenix area nonprofit that promotes health and well-being through vitally needed services to homebound adults, family caregivers,...