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...

Video: Mar-A-Wallgo – an investigative series into Trump’s New Border...

When we first got wind of this planned project I must say that it was hard to believe.  Just the scale of it alone...

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...

Assistance League receives $20K donation to clothe schoolkids

THUNDERBIRD CHARITIES AWARDS $20,000 TO ASSISTANCE LEAGUE OF EAST VALLEY Thunderbirds Charities has announced an award of $20,000 to Assistance League of East Valley for...

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...

Man Drowns During Salt River Tubing

  A Sunday afternoon tubing session has turned deadly after a man drowned on the Salt River. Officials with the Maricopa County Sheriff's Office say a...

First Alarm Fire Destroys Two Homes in Mesa

The record-setting temperatures and blazing sunshine did not help firefighters as they battled an intense house fire on Sunday afternoon. According to the Mesa Fire...

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...

Giant Inflatable Art Arrives in Mesa

Have you looked around downtown Mesa lately? It's hard to miss the giant inflatable art displays popping up around Main Street. These ailen-like displays will...

Mesa High School Earns Accolades For Yearbook

A Mesa school is proudly celebrating their award-winning yearbook. Pinnacle is the yearbook for students and staff at Red Mountain High School. This year was...

Wow! Spectacular single level 4 bed, 3 bath oasis located in...

To view this beautiful home contact Frederick S Ritter, J and F Associates at 602-571-0808 This astonishing home features lush landscaping, 3 car split garage with built-in...

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...

Serrano’s Mexican Restaurants’ Original Salsa and Red Hot Sauce Now Available...

Serrano’s Mexican Restaurants’ Original Salsa and Red Hot SauceNow Available at d’Vine Gourmet CHANDLER, Ariz. (Aug. 20, 2020) – Serrano’s Mexican Restaurants has partnered with...
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Maricopa County Sheriff’s Office Does Not Work for ICE

  In a special town hall meeting, hosted by Queen Creek on Tuesday evening, Sheriff Paul Penzone made it clear that the Maricopa County...

Tax Cut Deal Gives YAM Employees a Very Merry Christmas

As the ink dries on the historic tax cut bill signed by President Trump this week, companies across the country are excited about the...

This Mesa Home is Perfect! No HOA!

To view this house contact Tamra K Yelavich, Re/Max Infinity at 602-405-1910 MOTIVATED SELLER! NO HOA! Bring your toys. RV parking and hook ups. Elegant Custom Home located...

Mesa Home with Mountain Views

To view this house contact Jason L Penrose, RE/MAX Excalibur at 480-596-2900 Comfortably nestled on a spacious cul-de-sac lot among amazing mountain views with an RV gate with...

Free College Connect workshop on Saturday, March 3: Career exploration and...

College Connect is hosting a free workshop on Saturday, March 3 where students and parents can learn about in-demand careers and paths to reach...

Community Champion: Deanna Villanueva-Saucedo

  Each month, Cadence at Gateway recognizes Arizona leaders who are working to improve the East Valley region in the business, education, government, non-profit and...

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...

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...

Esteban to Perform in Phoenix

Come experience classical Spanish fusion with a contemporary rock influence by master guitarist Esteban on Sunday, July 22 at The Listening Room Phoenix, 4614...

Gehan Homes Begins Pre-Sales in Cadence at Gateway

Harvard Investments Finalizes October 20, 2018 Grand Opening DateCadence at Gateway – just off SR 24 at Ellsworth and Ray Roads in Mesa –...

Constitution Week Community Concert!

Looking for something fun, free, and patriotic to do this weekend? Come celebrate Constitution Week with your community at a Community Concert hosted by...

Lennar Begins to Pre-Sale Cadence at Gateway in Mesa

Harvard Investments, developer of Cadence at Gateway, is proud to announce Lennar Homes will begin to pre-sale three collections of homes at Cadence at...

Tempe Prep Choir Director’s Enthusiasm Pushing Cantamus to New Heights

Perhaps you’ve heard Tempe Prep students humming catchy tunes in the halls throughout the school day. Or maybe you’ve heard some muffled voices behind...

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...

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...

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....

April is Month of the Military Child: PurpleUp! with Boys &...

The entire month of April is Boys & Girls Clubs of America’s Month of the Military Child and Thursday, April 25th is PurpleUp! A...

Tempe Prep Grads Offered $11 Million in College Scholarships

Congratulations to Tempe Preparatory Academy’s Class of 2019 graduating with over 7,140 hours of volunteer service in the community and $11 million in scholarship offers...

VIDEO: Esports Leagues Comes To Kyrene School District

Esports is coming to the East Valley. Bravous Esports will be hosting an esports league at Aprende Middle School starting in mid-­‐‑September. This is open...

Fearless Kitty Rescue at Fetching Dog Grand Opening Howl-O-Ween Party –...

Fearless Kitty Rescue will have kittens and cats for adoption at Fetching Dog’s Grand Opening Howl-O-Ween Party at Pima Crossing Plaza on October 27.Said...

Experience Matters’ Encore Impact Award Nominations Are Open

Nominations are now open for Experience Matters’ Encore Impact Award to recognize a Maricopa County nonprofit or public agency addressing critical human resource needs...

YogaSix Expands with Second Scottsdale Location

YogaSix will open its second location in Arizona in early 2020 at the Mercado Del Rancho shopping center, located at 92nd Street and Shea...

Fearless Kitty Rescue Adoption Event at Petco Fountain Hills 1/18

 On January 18th, Fearless Kitty Rescue (a non-profit, no kill rescue) will be at Petco with kitties and cats to adopt.   Date: January 18,...

AREA BOY SCOUTS TO COLLECT FOOD FOR UNITED FOOD BANK AND...

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

New Tempe Galleries exhibition opening at Tempe Public Library

How do the arts and science connect? How are materials, processes and ideas woven together in a way that inspires? The Gallery at TCA...

Financial Impact of Coronavirus-Caused Cancelations, Restrictions on Nonprofits at $30 Million

An Alliance of Arizona Nonprofits survey of nonprofit organizations statewide showed that nearly 90% of the 364 respondents have been or expect to be...

New App Helps Arizonans Save Money During COVID-19 Financial Crunch

Just Auto Insurance, Inc. (Just) is launching its money-saving auto coverage in Arizona. The first of its kind insurance policy option, Just allows drivers...

Planet Fitness Treats Boys & Girls Clubs of the Valley to...

 Planet Fitness has a tradition dating back to 1999 called Pizza Monday. Every month, the fitness company treats members to free pizza on the...

Lennar Homes Sales Strong in Cadence at Gateway’s Phase 2

Harvard Investments, an Arizona-based real estate investment and development company, reported that progress at Cadence at Gateway continues to exceed expectations in their newly opened Phase...

The Unsuccessful Quitter

It seems the loudest naysayer in our lives many times is ourselves. My own self-insults were never louder than when I decided to write...
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WALK N ROLL PHOENIX – Spina Bifida Arizona hosts Virtual Fundraiser...

Join the fun, VIRTUALLY on October 17th and support the Spina Bifida of Arizona nonprofit!Spina Bifida Arizona is hosting a VIRTUAL Walk-N-Roll on their...
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New Tenants Coming to Prominent East Valley Shopping Centers in Late...

Three of Vestar’s East Valley shopping centers will welcome several new tenants in late 2020 and early 2021. Vestar, a nationally recognized shopping center...
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UNMET Jobs Launches across Arizona for Employers and Job Seekers; Month-Long...

UNMET Jobs, in partnership with the Arizona Commerce Authority (ACA), is hosting a virtual, month-long hiring event for both employers and jobseekers across the...
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Visit Mesa, destination marketing organization for the First Ever Autism Certified...

Nearly two years after Visit Mesa was named the first-ever destination marketing organization that completed autism certification with the International Board of Credentialing and...

Tempe Prep students get taste of governing at Boys State and...

While most kids were at home binge-watching Netflix this summer, some of our juniors spent a week learning about city, county, and state government...

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...

Video: Rocky Horror Picture Show Movie Party at Alamo Draft House

We've partnered with Mesa's own Frankie's Fishnets, a ROCKY HORROR shadowcast, to bring you the most interactive and immersive Movie Party yet! Join the fun...
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Phoenix Metro Area Responds to Mexico Earthquake

Phoenix and Mexico trade officials are collaborating on relief efforts, after a magnitude 7.1 earthquake shook Mexico City on September 19. “The earthquake resulted in...
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Phoenix Suns Trade Eric Bledsoe

The Phoenix Suns have traded former starting point guard Eric Bledsoe after a cryptic tweet resulted in the former Kentucky Wildcat being sent...
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Tempe Prep Early Enrollment ends December 15

Early Enrollment at Tempe Prep ends this week on December 15, 2017 for incoming 6th through 12th Grade students. Parents interested in becoming part of a community and...

Starting 2018 with No Broken Relationships? If It Were Only That...

I've really enjoyed the downtime over the holidays with my family and friends. We've relaxed, slept in, traveled, attended fun parties and enjoyed the...

Wanted: Pierogi and Kielbasa Lovers!

If you like trying new things, or maybe you are craving authenticity of Polish Cuisine, you are going to love this event, so mark...

Girl Scouts–Arizona Cactus-Pine Council Partners with PetSmart Charities® on Local Paw...

PHOENIX – Feb. 20, 2018 — Today, in honor of National Love Your Pet Day, Girl Scouts–Arizona Cactus-Pine Council (GSACPC) in collaboration with PetSmart...

Julia Bullock, soprano, performs at Tempe Center for the Arts March...

Soprano Julia Bullock performs Sunday, March 18, 2:30 p.m. with pianist John Arida at the Tempe Center for the Arts sponsored by Northern Trust...

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...

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...

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...

Sourcely Appoints Roy Vallee as Non-Executive Chairman of Board of Directors

Sourcely Holdings, Inc. (“Sourcely”), a leader in aftermarket mobile device parts and services, today announced the addition of distribution industry veteran Roy Vallee to...

Growth in campus fires & crimes confirm college students need renters...

Students Remain Vulnerable to Losses from Campus Fires & Crime  According to Clery Act reports, in 2016, the number of fires that occurred in...

Queen Creek High School Hosts Successful Blood Drive

        On Tuesday, August 28th, Queen Creek High School hosted a student blood drive. The blood drive was organized by Queen...

Lots of Space in This Home in Mesa!

To view this house contact Alanna Foudy, Arizona Best Real Estate at 480-518-0607 This airy & light home offers plenty of space for everyone! Main level features a...

Dementia Research for Individuals with Disabilities

As our Members age, VALLEYLIFE is learning more and more about how dementia affects individuals with disabilities. Sadly, we are finding that dementia affects...

TruWest® Credit Union Debuts New Certificate Rate

Continuing its standing of providing high-yield savings rates, TruWest® Credit Union has introduced an 18-month savings certificate with a 2.75% APY (Annual Percentage Yield). This...

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...

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...

Beloved Snow Shuttle Helps Local Skiers, Snowboarders Make the Most of...

If you’re an avid skier or snowboarder, or you’re a first-timer who’s always wanted to go to Snowbowl, you should meet ALEX. This fast...

Subway Kids and Sports Rides Into Webster Elementary School To Surprise...

Subway Kids & Sports of Arizona, in partnership with Subway Restaurants of Arizona, Dasani Water, Shamrock Farms and The Be Kind People Project, rode...

AZTV Channel 7 is STUFFING THE BUS this Friday July 26th!

Walmart is proud to sponsor the 4th annual AZTV CHANNEL 7 STUFF THE BUS Back to School Drive presented by Liberty GMC. JOIN US THIS...

Duet Offers Support for East Valley and Ahwatukee Grandparents Raising Grandchildren

More than 60,000 grandparents in Arizona are raising their grandchildren. To support these “grandfamilies,” local nonprofit Duet: Partners In Health & Aging will be...

Local Car Auction Announces Venue Location for 20th Anniversary

It’s an unforgettable homecoming. Celebrating its 20th anniversary, the most exciting collector car auction in the world, Russo and Steele Collector Automobile Auctions returns home to...

Help East Valley Cancer Patients by Eating FRESH – Dine In,...

(Phoenix, Ariz. - Nov. 18, 2019) Research shows eating healthy is an important way to protect yourself from cancer. Eating the right kinds of foods not only fuels cells with...

Tempe Prep’s Summer of Leadership Service (SOLS) Inspires Community Involvement

By Grace Newman Here’s how to stand out and shine in your community: be a part of Tempe Prep’s hot new student-run community service program,...
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