Vanessa Ruiz Speaks on Empowerment in the Latinx Community

              Vanessa Ruiz, director of the borderlands coverage team at Cronkite News, and previous late-night news anchor for KPNX,...

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...

ASU Now Ranks No. 17 of All Universities Worldwide for U.S....

Arizona State University now ranks No. 17 of all universities worldwide for U.S. patents awarded, according to a new report by the U.S. National...

Man Facing Gang-Related Murder Charges Asks for Release

Today, Cedric King, who is facing murder charges, asked to be granted release into the custody of his grandmother until his trial. Judge Eileen...

#LoveUp Foundation Donates 100 New Laptops For Foster Kids

Johnjay and Rich #LoveUp Foundation Donates 100 New Laptops For Foster Kids Through Arizona Department of Child Safety (DCS) Pilot Program Phoenix, AZ (June 11, 2018) The Johnjay...

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...

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...

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...

Outlets at Anthem Searches for Style Reporter

Outlets at Anthem in North Phoenix is searching for a spokesperson and style reporter. The “Outlet Insider” will serve as an expert about Outlets...

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...

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....

Arizona Gets Professional Football Team

  Football fans will soon have more than one football team to cheer for. Arizona State University shared the exciting news on Wednesday, confirming the Alliance of...

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,...

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...

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...

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...

ASU Gammage Set to Host The Humans

Make plans for some must-see entertainment at the end of this month. ASU Gammage will present "The Humans" from May 29-June 3. Described as an "uproarious,...

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...

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...

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...

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...
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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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

Pop-up Shops Drive Economy, Excitement for Customers, Retailers

According to a recent online article, pop-up shops are more than just a trend in the retail sector. They drive consumers with the thrill...

Viewpoints: My Boston Marathon Experience

Anytime a tragic event happens, you remember where you were when you heard the news. That’s how it was for me and the Boston...

Jupiter String Quartet, April 22, Tempe Center for the Arts

The Jupiter String quartet performs April 22, Sunday, 2:30 p.m. on Hayden’s Ferry Chamber Music Series at Tempe Center for the Arts, sponsored by...

History/Desert/Water Free May 5 Community Day

      HISTORY  ·  DESERT  ·  WATER    COMMUNITY OPEN HOUSE, FREE ADMISSION TEMPE, ARIZONA  - SATURDAY, MAY 5, 2018   10 AM – 3 PM In celebration...

Home and Car Giveaway for Wounded Warrior Project

Wickenburg Ranch, an active lifestyle community featuring a Trilogy® Resort Community in historic Wickenburg, Arizona, presents Wickenburg Ranch’s Great Hole-in-One Challenge presented by Infiniti...

Local Entrepreneurs Open New Dogtopia for Phoenix Pups

Dogtopia, the nation’s leading dog daycare, boarding and spa facility, is opening its newest location in Phoenix on Thursday, April 12. Located at 3031...

Marcia Fine at Changing Hands Bookstore, Tempe, April

Author Marcia Fine will speak and present a power-point presentation on her book Hidden Ones: A Veil of Memories, 7 p.m., Thursday, April 19,...

Tempe Prep Robotics team sets sights on winning it all

Unlike sports teams that have games or tournaments every week, Tempe Prep’s robotics team only has two crowning events: the AZ FIRST Championship and...

Kimber Lanning to Grow Community Development Work Through Local First Arizona...

When Kimber Lanning first began organizing Arizona’s locally-owned businesses in 2003, she was focused on combating unfair policies that benefited large corporations by providing...

How To Save Money, Conserve Energy and Avoid A/C Meltdown

How To Save Money, Conserve Energy and Avoid A/C Meltdown   (PHOENIX)– As triple digits tease Valley forecasters this week, Donley Service Center offers advice on keeping your home cool without emptying your wallet. And...
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VIDEO: North Central Phoenix Gymnastics Studio Doubles Space, Adds Ninja Zone

North Central Phoenix Gymnastics Studio Doubles Space, Adds Ninja Zone to Help Redirect Kids’ Energy in Positive, Productive Way (Phoenix, Ariz. ) Impact Gymnastics Academy in North Central...

10th Annual “Keep Our Planet Neat, Recycle Your Car Seat” event

10th Annual “Keep Our Planet Neat, Recycle Your Car Seat” event  is collecting expired, old, and damaged car seats for recycling April 2, 2018, Phoenix—Car seats don’t work forever, and their parts can be...

Opinion – Is it Better to Rent or Own a Home?

Dollars & Sense There is one Personal Finance question that comes up all the time… “IS IT CHEAPER TO RENT THAN TO OWN A HOME?”       The...

Networking Event for Women

Housewives in the City is a national group of women in more than 50 markets across the U.S.,  focused on networking and socializing events...

Volunteer Facilitator Training for Family Caregiver Video Series on May 4

  Duet: Partners In Health & Aging recently launched its “Finding Meaning and Hope” video discussion series, in partnership with Pauline Boss, Ph.D. “Finding Meaning...

ARIZONA WALKING CHALLENGE INVITES BUSINESSES JOIN 6-WEEK COMPETITION

  It’s time to dust off your kicks and get ready for the first-ever Arizona Walking Challenge (www.workplacewalkingchallenge.com), a business-to-business competition designed to encourage employee...

Fight Hunger. Spark Change.

Throughout the month of April, your online acts of support, purchases of participating products and donations at Walmart registers can help your local Feeding...

UMOM Participates in Arizona Gives Day with an Anonymous Donor Matching...

UMOM New Day Centers, Arizona’s innovative leader in shelter, services and affordable housing for people experiencing homelessness, is enthusiastically gearing up for the fifth...

Phoenix Pride Festival & Parade Returns April 7th & 8th

This year’s Phoenix Pride Festival will continue to be a two day celebration designed to bring our diverse LGBTQ and allied communities together for...

Distributed Energy Resources Alliance (DERA) is Formed

(TEMPE, March 27, 2018) – Leaders from Arizona’s solar power industry have come together to form the Distributed Energy Resources Alliance (DERA), a non-profit trade...

Saving Dogs for 20 Years: Boxer Luv Anniversary Charity Picnic!

Boxer Luv will celebrate its 20th anniversary on April 8th at Kiwanis Park in Tempe. In two decades, Arizona’s animal rescue organization saved the...
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VIDEO: Valley Leadership Seeking Applicants for 2018-2019 Programs

Valley Leadership, Arizona’s premier leadership organization, is now accepting applications for its flagship Valley Leadership Institute (VLI) Class 40 and Valley Leadership Accelerate (VLA)...
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