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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...

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....

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...

Stunning Home in Paradise Valley!

To view this breathtaking home contact Joseph Lewis, The Real Estate Brokers at 602-740-3916. Eclipsed by the Majesty of Camelback Mt & Piestawa Peak, discover this Spectacular Mediterranean...

Monsoon Season Marks the Height of Scorpion Season – Protect Your...

By Georgia Clubb, Founder of Seal Out Scoprions  I’m often asked when scorpion season is. In Arizona, it can sometimes seem all year long. However,...

Club Kids Receive Free Vision Screenings and Glasses

Boys & Girls Clubs of America (BGCA) and National Vision share a multi-year partnership (2015-2018), which provides funding to eligible local Boys & Girls...

Free vaccinations and spay/neuter vouchers plus $20 dog adoptions at Oct....

In celebration of pit bull awareness month, Fix.Adopt.Save. and its alliance partners are hosting the fifth annual Pittie-Palooza at Phoenix Metrocenter Mall on October...

Arizona CEO (and Mom of 7!) Receives National Award for Being...

If you’ve ever wondered whether angels exist, then you haven’t had the pleasure of meeting Kim Vehon, a tireless advocate for foster children and...

Ability360 Rings in New Year With Tournaments, Wheelchair Curling, Much More

PHOENIX, Ariz. (Dec. 19, 2018): Ability360 Sports & Fitness Center has a full lineup of tournaments and classes beginning in January.            Among the opportunities:• The first...

Southwest Behavioral and Health Services Promotes Tiffany Zid to Chief Compliance...

PHOENIX - Southwest Behavioral & Health Services (SB&H), an innovative leader in behavioral health, announced that Tiffany Zid has been promoted to Chief Compliance...
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Swing Night In Paradise Valley

Learn the moves at Arizona Lindy Hop Society’s Swing Night! If you want to learn something new or just catch up on old dance moves, Tuesday...
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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...
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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...
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Feed My Starving Children Needs 10,000 Volunteers

Mention the holidays and most of us are immediately transported to a favorite family tradition: preparing time-honored recipes, baking cookies, decorating our homes and...
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Dove Petals Donations Bring Smiles to Hospice Patients

Hospice of the Valley is known as one of the leading not-for-profit organizations in Arizona. They consistently assist their patients and families by caring...

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Circle the City volunteers host 13th Annual Garden Tea Party

  WHAT: Circle the City volunteers are gearing up for the 13th Annual Garden Tea Party, a fundraiser that supports the organization's mission of...

McCarthy Building Companies promotes Antonya Williams to ...

McCarthy Building Companies Inc. recently promoted Antonya Williams to vice president for the Southwest region.In this position, Williams guides a large multi-state team delivering solutions...

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...

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...

3rd ANNUAL MID-SUMMER DAY’S ICE CREAM SOCIAL For Seniors (60+)

The 3rd Annual JFCS Mid-Summer Day’s Ice Cream Social for older adults will be held on Sunday, July 29 at Temple Chai, 4645 E....

Workshop to address keys to good relationships

Do you know why opposites attract? Do you always seem to pick the same type of wrong relationship? What are the three most important...

ASU Alumni Association achieves No. 1 ranking of networking associations

For the fifth consecutive year, the Phoenix Business Journal has ranked the ASU Alumni Association the No. 1 networking association in the Valley of...

Nominations Now Open for 2019 Governor’s Arts Awards

Nominations are now open for the 38thAnnual Governor’s Arts Awards, which will be presented in eight categories to individuals, businesses and organizations that have...

Phoenix IDA Makes Investment in the Future Supporting Early Language, Literacy...

  Southwest Human Development, Arizona’s largest nonprofit dedicated to early childhood development, was recently awarded a $45,000 grant by the Phoenix IDA to support several...

LASERS and LIQUOR: QUEEN AND MICHAEL JACKSON Bigger…Brighter…Bolder!

Experience our NEW state-of-the-art laser system with 14 mind-blowing special effects at our March Lasers & Liquor: Queen and Michael Jackson night! Sit back,...

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...
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Group Art Show Oct 13 – Nov 9 at Fearless Art...

Carefree, AZ is once again in the spotlight for an exciting art gallery show opening this weekend featuring the works of 13 talented painters,...
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MY TURN: We Continue to Serve

In Tempe, we have so many examples of veterans giving back to our community to enrich our quality of life. Joe Spracale is one...

3 Bedroom/2 Bath With a Private Patio in Paradise Valley

To view this home contact Odessa Marie Keilman, Tru Realty, LLC at 602-909-7710 The best location in the Villas! This 3 bedroom with 2 bath ground floor, end...

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...

Alliance Home Loans Gives Customers Life-changing Opportunities

Owning your own home is the ultimate American dream. But many people face uncertainty and self-doubt when applying for a home loan, with thoughts...

March for Our Lives Arizona Raises Nearly $16,000 in 48 Hours

March for Our Lives Arizona, a nonpartisan, grassroots group of high school students with little to no formal organizing experience, is proud to announce that they...

Updated Custom Home in The Heart of Paradise Valley!

To view this house contact Kirk Linehan, West USA Realty at 480-486-7706 This open and spacious floor plan provides ultimate in indoor & outdoor living and is perfect...

Pam Meyer, Karen Owens Elected to the Jewish Family and Children’s...

(PHOENIX – May 1, 2018) – The Jewish Family & Children’s Service (JFCS) Governance Board is pleased to announce that Pam Meyer and Karen...

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...
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VIDEO: Phoenix Theatre Presents Avenue Q

Phoenix Theatre is excited to announce it’s 6-week run of the Tony-award winning show Avenue Q (July 25 – Sept. 9.) Avenue Q is a...

Local Pizzeria Introduces New Menu Items

Fast-casual pizzeria, Fired Pie has released three new menu items at all 20 locations, which include options for cheese lovers and vegetarians alike.   Their baked-to-perfection...

Hayden’s Ferry Chamber Music Series begins Oct. 21 at Tempe Center...

Hayden’s Ferry Chamber Music Series launches its fifth season with an afternoon of cello sonatas at Tempe Center for the Arts sponsored by Northern...

LA Fitness Undertakes Major Renovation of Arizona Locations

LA Fitness, an operator of 43 clubs in the state of Arizona, is launching a large-scale remodeling effort of 21 metropolitan Phoenix and five...

Southwest Human Development Announces “Walk with Me” Event, Feb. 23

 Sat., Feb. 23, families are invited to join the one-mile Walk with Me Family Fun Walk featuring activities, food and drinks, games crafts and...

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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Does my HOA insurance cover my condo?

  Does the HOA insurance cover my condo unit? The answer is YES!  But wait… what about my personal items? NO  What about the upgrades to my unit?...

Student Artwork Sought for 2018 Arts Congress Official Image Contest

 We are looking for a work of art, created in the last two years, to showcase on the cover of the 37th annual Governor’s Arts...
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Arizona Police Crack Down on Distracted Driving

Arizona police will crack down on distracted driving after receiving a $35,000 in federal funds, according to a news release by the Arizona Department...
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(Video) Love Coffee? You Must Try Old Bisbee Roasters – They...

I really love small batch, artisan coffees from local Arizona roasters. It's one of my favorite guilty pleasures, spending a little more to have...

Beautifully remodeled single-level home in Paradise Valley!

To view this house please contact Janet Pennewell, Russ Lyon Sotheby's International Realty at 602-565-5746 Set in iconic Casa Blanca at the base of Camelback Mountain, this beautifully...

Busy Travel Season Ramps Up at Sky Harbor

Spring break is here and Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport wants to make sure passengers are prepared to travel during our busiest month. On...

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...

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...

Cider Corps Can Release Kicks off July 4 Week

Cider Corps knows you can’t have a Fourth of July without apple pie. The Mesa cidery and taproom is bringing back its popular Pie Ciders...

Healthy Youth Act Promises Better Sex Education in Arizona Schools

“I think what they were trying to do is scare me, and it worked for a while,” Ava Cano, a junior at Arizona State...

Boys and Girls Club of the East Valley Announce Night of...

: Boys & Girls Clubs of the East Valley (BGCEV) is hosting their 41st Annual Night of Champions Gala October 20th, 2018 at the...

8 Tools That Make It Easier To Buy a Home

8 Tools That Make It Easier To Buy a Home 1. You can now lock an interest rate while you shop for your new home....

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,...

Let Mountain Shadows’ Bath Butler Create the Perfect Bubble Bath Experience

Just in time for National Bubble Bath Day, Mountain Shadows resort in Paradise Valley is debuting its new Bath Butler experience on January 8....

NightLife at OdySea Aquarium – Valentine’s Date Night

Love is in the sea this Valentine’s as NightLife transforms for this romantic holiday. Guests will enjoy a five-course strolling dinner from multiple food...

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...

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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Paul’s Pay It Forward Car Wash Raises $329,572

The 10th Annual Paul’s Car Wash fundraising event raised a record $329,572 for Big Brothers Big Sisters of Central Arizona. Hosted by CBS5 Chief...
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Sun Devil Achievers for Entrepreneurship Awards

The ASU Alumni Association celebrates the entrepreneurial spirit of ASU alumni who own or lead businesses – everything from law firms to wineries...

Stunning Remodeled Paradise Valley Home!

To view this house contact Jill L. Rother, Keller Williams Realty East Valley at 480-818-4602 Walk through the double front doors to see brand new flooring, paints, new...

(VIDEO) It’s Time for the Waste Management Open!

It’s time in the Valley again for that sports spectacle that’s hardly about the sport at all - yes, we’re talking about the fun,...

Aisle Petal Treatment

One of my favorite custom design features that I get to add to a couple's dream day is the Pinterest popular aisle petal treatment....

Jewish Family & Children’s Service Offers Counseling Services in the Sun...

(PHOENIX, Ariz. – March 21, 2018) -- Funded in part by the Jewish Federation of Greater Phoenix, Jewish Family & Children’s Service (JFCS) offers...

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...

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...

Katharine A. Corbin Follows Her Passion, Becomes Arizona Science Center Chairman...

When the new Arizona Science Center chairman of the board, Katharine A. Corbin (Kay), was a young girl growing up in Boston, her grandmother...

Valley Mechanics Are Prepared For National Preparedness Month

(PHOENIX)– In recognition of National Preparedness Month, local mechanics are prepared to explain how to handle road emergencies. Your Neighborhood Auto Repair Professionals (NARPRO) are available to discuss and...

ASU Alumni Association seeks nominations of Sun Devil owned, led companies

If you’re a Sun Devil who owns or leads a business or nonprofit agency, then the ASU Alumni Association is looking for you. Nominations...

How Clean Are Your Books?

Ruth Urban, president and CEO of On the Money in Phoenix, explains why you should start reviewing and cleaning up your business books now.  By...

Adventure Awaits at the BIG Night Out with Big Brothers Big...

 Arizonans will sport their best black and white cocktail wear or business attire to raise funds and show support for the Big Brothers Big...

Snap, Sip & Savor at Photography Essentials: Composition & Cocktails

The magic of memories is not just in experiencing them but also in capturing them beautifully. Get expert tips and tricks with Photography Essentials:...
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