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...

This Home in Queen Creek is Perfect!

To view this house contact Rodney Gene Strobel, West USA Realty at 480-570-2255 Home sweet home! with a guest house, When you enter through the front door of...

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....

Prevalence of Autism Increases by 15 Percent, to 1 in 59...

In late April, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) released new data from the Autism and Developmental Disabilities Monitoring Network (ADDM) on the prevalence...

#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...

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...

Southwest Behavioral & Health Services Wins Big at 2018 Healthcare...

Southwest Behavioral & Health Services (SB&H) has won Outstanding Achievement in Behavioral Health Management or Treatment at the 2018 Healthcare Leadership Awards presented by...

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...

Money-saving Coupon Available for Airport Parking Over July 4th Holiday

Just in time for your July 4th travels, America’s Friendliest Airport® is offering a special on convenient terminal garage parking. Visit skyharbor.com to sign-up...

Las Palmas Cantina Brings the Flavors of the Mexican Riviera to...

Submitted by MLN Contributor Barb Walters Harris Sometimes our travels linger in our mind long after we get back from the trip. We remember fondly...

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,...

Local Nonprofit in Need of Volunteers to Help Seniors this Summer

Many isolated elders and homebound adults are without vital services such as transportation to the grocery store and doctor’s appointments this summer. Currently, there...

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,...

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...

Deaf Community Voter Event June 13

#AZDeafVote   Save the Date - Voter Community Lunch and Learn   WHO: The Arizona Commission for the Deaf and the Hard of Hearing (ACDHH) and Adrian Fontes,...

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...

South Mountain WORKS Coalition, South Mountain High School Student Government ...

(Phoenix, Ariz. – May 22, 2018) – – South Mountain WORKS Coalition and South Mountain High School’s Student Government hosted their 9th annual Youth...
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VIDEO: Queen Creek High School Class of 2018 Set Up For...

            The Queen Creek High School class of 2018 graduated on Wednesday, May 23, at Wells Fargo Arena on the Tempe campus of Arizona...

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...

Queen Creek Science Teacher Wins CenturyLink Grant

A seventh-grade science teacher at Queen Creek Middle School in the Queen Creek Unified School District has been selected to receive a grant from CenturyLink...

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...

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...

(Viewpoint) Mega Animal Shelter Won’t Serve East Valley

  Maricopa County Animal Care and Control (MCACC) will be closing its East facility in Mesa in 2019 and there are no plans...

Queen Creek Unified Offers Year-round Youth Athletic Program

The Queen Creek Unified School District Youth Athletic Program (YAP) is a district initiative that provides year-round sports camps and clinics for students in...

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...

Swingin’ Safari Mini Golf Grand Opening

Announcing the Grand Opening of Swingin’ Safari Mini Golf. Festivities will begin at 10 am Saturday May 19th. There will be a ribbon-cutting ceremony...

Arizona Association for Economic Development Presents Annual EDDE Awards

(PHOENIX – May 9, 2018) -- The Arizona Association for Economic Development (AAED) has announced the recipients of its annual Economic Development Distinguished by...

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...

Oak and Fork at Harrah’s Ak-Chin Casino Joins Arizona Restaurant...

Oak & Fork at Harrah’s Ak-Chin Casino has announced its participation in the 2018 Spring Arizona Restaurant Week, making it the first restaurant in...

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...

Stunning Dream Home Located in Queen Creek!

To view this house contact Jacqueline Valencia, West USA Realty at 480-815-2259 INCREDIBLE West Queen Creek Custom home with NO HOA to interfere how you use your 1.5...

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...

Cadence Community Champion: Dr. Maria Harper-Marinick MCCCD

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

QCUSD Students Shine at Special Olympics Competition

Recently, 14 Queen Creek Unified School District (QCUSD) students took part in the Special Olympics Track and Field Competition at Basha High School in...

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...

Dream Home in Queen Creek!

To view this house contact Nicole Cline McCabe, Posh Properties at 602-826-4706 Dream home in highly desired La Sentiero subdivision! Perfectly situated on a corner private lot with...

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...

STEM Grant Takes Learning Outside the Classroom in Queen Creek

For students of all ages, having class outside on a day that is sunny and 75 is fun. Now teachers in the Queen Creek...

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...

Queen Creek Unified Principal Discusses Education with Members of Congress

Local East Valley educator Denise Johnson, Principal of Newell Barney Middle School in the Queen Creek Unified School District (QCUSD), visited Washington, DC last...

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...

United Food Bank Friends Breakfast Huge Success!

Nearly 400 East Valley community leaders and partners came together to celebrate United Food Bank’s 35 years of feeding Arizona at the 8thannual Friends...

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,...

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...

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...

Technology meets tradition in full circle food production

Traditional composting, Hydroponic crops, and mass food production rarely meet in the same location.  At Special Moments Catering they collide daily as we provide...

LOCAL FLORIST OFFERS DESIGN CLASSES

Arizona Family Florist, the valley’s largest floral retailer/wholesaler has been featuring on site design classes since November 2017, offering a new class each month...

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...
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