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...

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...

WOMEN OF CHANDLER NOMINATIONS

Chandler Lifestyle Magazine is looking for some amazing ladies to feature in our upcoming REAL WOMEN of CHANDLER edition! 1.) Nominees must live, work or have...

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...
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Chandler Public Library Receives Grant, Promotes Early Literacy

Thanks to a $15,000 federal grant through the Library Services and Technology Act, Chandler Public Library will present a 7-week school readiness program for...

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...

ProBest Pest Management Provides Fantastic Solutions for Bugs and Creepy Crawlers

There’s so much to love about our beautiful Arizona environment, from the near-constant sunshine and warm temperatures to the gorgeous mountain sunsets. However, like...

This House in Chander is Stunning!

To view this stunning home please contact Cheryl Darling, AZ Lane Realty at 602-909-7726 Amazing semi-custom ORIGINAL LUXURY Camelot Home in prestigious Windward of Ocotillo! Home shows as...

Tempe Empty Bowls Says THANK YOU!

Wow! What a turnout we had for the two-day Tempe Empty Bowls Event! We raised a record amount of money for United Food Bank...

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...

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...

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...

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...

KJZZ News honored with Public Radio News Director National Awards

The Public Radio News Directors Incorporated (PRNDI) announced their annual awards recognizing and celebrating the work of reporting, editing, anchoring and producing at local...

Canyon View High School Opens August 6; Ribbon-Cutting Ceremony Commemorates the...

Representatives from the Agua Fria Union High School District, DLR Group, Chasse Building Team, community members from Buckeye, Goodyear, Litchfield Park, Avondale and Waddell...
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AZTV7’s Entertaining Fall Lineup is Here!

AZTV7, your Local home for fun and entertaining television, has made some lineup changes effective September 10th we think you'll enjoy...…..adding NEW and exciting Programs,...

Area Agency, State Bar To Provide Free Consulting for Living Wills,...

PHOENIX, Ariz. (Oct. 4, 2018): The Area Agency on Aging and the Elder Law, Mental Health and Special Needs Planning Section of the State...

Opinion: Vote Bowie, Epstein and Jermaine for LD 18 State Legislature!

In this November’s election, the voters of Legislative District 18 (LD 18) will have the opportunity to select a State Senator and two State...

One Less Thing on Your Thanksgiving To-Do List

It's about a week until Thanksgiving and you're probably staring at your to-do list wondering how you're going to get it all done --...

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...

Area Boy Scouts Collecting Doorstep Food Donations February 2

 Help those who are hungry in our region by setting non-perishable food donations outside your door on Saturday morning, February 2 before 9 a.m.  That...

FUNDRAISER TO HELP CHILDREN AND HOMELESS TEENS

Hundreds of East Valley women are working to earn the money to provide new school clothing and uniforms for almost 10,000 needy...

Protecting Consumers: Affiliated Dermatology Experts Weigh in on FDA’s New Proposal

 Protecting Consumers: Local Experts Weigh in on FDA’s New Proposal (PHOENIX)– The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) wants to make sunscreen labeling more effective.To...

Native Grill and Wings Closes Doors as Minimum Wage Increases, Corporate...

As the minimum wage law takes effect, one local business is closing it's doors. According to a notice posted on one of the restaurant's signs,...

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...

Snooze, an A.M. Eatery Set To Open In Ahwatukee On October...

The wait is almost over Ahwatukee, as the all-new Snooze, an A.M. Eatery (4901 E. Ray Rd., 480-893-7638) is opening its doors (and its...
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Amazon Celebrates 10 Years in Arizona

One of the biggest employers in the Phoenix area is growing its footprint in the market and adding more workers.   Amazon is celebrating its...

3 Bedroom Ranch Home in Chandler

To view this house contact Joshua A. Meacham, West USA Realty at 928-940-0177 Beautifully Maintained Custom Ranch Basement home built for quality and energy efficiency with Pella...
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Tempe Prep Seniors Adventure Abroad

How many people can say they have a sibling from a different country? Over the summer, five Tempe Prep se­niors had the opportunity to...

Exquisite Home in Chandler

To view this house contact Bhavana Patel, HomeSmart at 480-886-2032 Private gated courtyard entry and paved driveway w/RV Gate. Warm & welcoming palette, 12 feet Soaring Ceilings, beautiful...

As You Wish Partners with Tempe Empty Bowls

More than 380 bowls were painted January 13-15 at As You Wish Pottery Places around the Valley as part of a fundraiser for Tempe...

American Heart Association Receives Donation of 300 Knitted Red Hats for...

Babies born in February will have warm heads thanks to a donation of more than 300 knitted and crocheted red hats from Humana, a...

March events at the Tempe History Museum: Music, fashion and storytelling.

Music, fashion and bringing storytelling back to the forefront. It’s all happening at the Tempe History Museum in March. Here’s a breakdown of all...

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...
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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...

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,...

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....

Phoenix Rainbows Festival Coming October 20-21

Phoenix Pride is the proud producer of the “Arizona’s Greatest Street Fair”, the Rainbows Festival. The annual Rainbows Festival & Street Fair is a...

Malissa Buzan Re-Elected President of Arizona Community Action Association

            PHOENIX, Ariz. (Aug. 24, 2018):  Malissa Buzan, who has been Gila County Community Services Director since 2012, has been re-elected...

Phoenix is Emerging Market for Female Business Owners

 Female Entrepreneurs in Phoenix Get an Opportunity for Radical New Business Funding Option Starshine Communities is hosting a revolutionary new way for female business owners...

Top Teams, Athletes in Wheelchair Rugby, Power Soccer Compete at Duel...

            PHOENIX, Ariz. (Oct. 11, 2018):  Some of the nation’s top athletes and teams in wheelchair rugby, power soccer and stand-up...

The Maggiore Group Holds Hiring Fair

The Maggiore Group is looking to hire 50 people for various positions at its restaurant concepts. The popular restaurant group owns The Sicilian Butcher,...

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...

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...

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 Empty Bowls is This Week!

At the annual Tempe Empty Bowls event (www.facebook.com/tempeemptybowlsand @tempeemptybowls on Instagram), a $10 purchases a bowl and a simple meal of soup and bread,...

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...
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Top 4 Valley Donut Shops to Try on National Donut Day

It's no secret that the Valley is a culinary melting pot, uniting old and new to form an identity all its own. The community’s...

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...
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Gilbert Residents Often Need to Seek Food Assistance Elsewhere

Gilbert residents in need of food assistance may have to look to neighboring cities for help as the town develops their social services. There are...

Country Thunder Lineup Unveiled

Two of country music's biggest superstars will take the stage at next year's country festival.  Country Thunder 2018 promises to be a big old country...

What Are the Holidays Without a Turkey?

For most of us, carving a turkey is synonymous with visions of family celebrations and holiday traditions. But thousands of our neighbors struggle to...

KJZZ and Rio Salado College Announce Hermosillo News Bureau

The valley’s NPR (National Public Radio) member station, KJZZ, 91.5 FM, is opening a news bureau in Hermosillo, the capital of Sonora state, expanding...

Harrah’s Ak-Chin Casino Resort Once Again Named One of the “Best...

Harrah’s Ak-Chin Casino Resort has been named one of 2017’s “Best Places to Work” in Arizona by the Phoenix Business Journal.  This marks the...

Tempe History Museum Commemorates Black History Month with Music, Authors and...

The Tempe History Museum is honored to present a series of musical performances and thoughtful discussions to commemorate Black History Month. Celebrate the African...

Local Teens Organize “March for Our Lives: Phoenix” in Response to...

Two Arizona teens are organizing a local student-led protest at the Arizona State Capitol on Saturday, March 24th in response to unabated gun violence,...

Chandler Craft Spirits Festival Features Arizona Distilleries

Mix, Mingle and Sip your way throuh Chandler Craft Spirits Festival presented by Deep Eddy Vodka. This event features a variety of distilleries from Arizona...

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,...

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...

(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...

Foods 2000, Inc. Steps up to Support Steven Hunter Life Skills...

(PHOENIX – June 20, 2018) – Foods 2000, Inc. which owns and operates more than 45 SUBWAY® locations across Arizona, was proud to donate...

Is Cash Still King?

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Valley of the Sun United Way Kicks Off New ‘Operation Uplift’

Valley of the Sun United Way Kicks Off New ‘Operation Uplift’To Rise Up to Help Our Communities in partnership with Mercy Care Volunteer campaign to...

Arizona State Fair Celebrates Friends 55+ Day Presented by Humana on...

Fair goers 55 and older can enjoy complimentary admission to the Arizona State Fair on Wednesday, Oct. 17, 2018, thanks to Humana, a leading...

VIDEO – TCA Presents Changüí Majadero

Raw Cuban Roots, East LA Grit:   Changüí Majadero Brings Cuba’s Rural Music to  Tempe Center for the Arts  October 27, 2018  TEMPE, AZ – LA-based band Changüí Majadero...

Why Black Friday Is The Busiest Day For Valley Plumbing Company...

Why Black Friday Is The Busiest Day For Valley Plumbing Company(No, It’s Not The Toilet) (PHOENIX)– Store clerks aren’t the only ones working hard on...

Tempe Community Action Agency Introduces Adopt-a-Family Project

Tempe Community Action Agency (TCAA) is encouraging the community to spread some holiday cheer this season by adopting a TCAA-enrolled family and...

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,...

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...

Tempe Community Action Agency Announces Merger With Tempe Neighbors Helping Neighbors

Tempe Community Action Agency (TCAA) is merging with the volunteer-driven nonprofit Tempe Neighbors Helping Neighbors to better serve older adults in Tempe.   Tempe Neighbors...
Arizona Cities Least Stressful

Some Arizona Cities Named Least Stressful in Country

Stress is a natural human experience, "an automatic response developed in our ancient ancestors as a way to protect them from predators and other...

18th Annual Chandler Jazz Festival

Come and enjoy a spectacular weekend of great Jazz in a variety of outdoor venues. All performances are free. While you enjoy many of the...
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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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