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...
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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...

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...
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Queen Creek Seeking Community Involvement for Annual Halloween Event

Football season has just begun, which means that Halloween is right around the corner. The Town of Queen Creek is currently seeking community involvement for...

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...

Welcome to the highly sought after Hastings Farms community of Queen...

To view this house contact Mindy Jones Nevarez, Keller Williams Integrity First at 480-907-4796 With 5,402sf of expertly designed living space, this William Lyons Home features 6...

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...

Spring Into QC Event Quickly Approaching!

  Get ready for the return of Queen Creek’s signature spring event! Spring into Queen Creek, the annual outdoor community celebration, will be held on Saturday,...
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Are You A “Caring” Landlord?

 Guest Column Just imagine that you own a house or a condo and you decide to rent it out.  You become a landlord, and you...
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Humana to Honor Those Who Have Served This Veterans Day

Veterans, their families and the public are invited to a Veterans Day celebration and open house on Monday, Nov. 13, 2017, at the Humana...
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Tempe Resident Writes Her Experiences with Autism

Catherine Abbott has lived with her diagnosis of Autism Spectrum Disorder, sometimes referred to as ASD, her whole life. She feels it is important...

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...

Girl Scout Cookie Dessert Challenge is BACK this February for Year...

Girl Scouts–Arizona Cactus-Pine Council is pleased to announce the return of its award-winning Girl Scout Cookie Dessert Challenge. For the fifth year in a...

Why Is Workers Compensation So Important?

  It protects you as the employee- the worker- if you are injured on the job. It protects you, as a homeowner, when someone comes to...

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...

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...

#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...

New STEAM Resources Available for QCUSD Teachers

Queen Creek Unified School District has new STEAM (science, technology, engineering, arts, and math) resources for teachers to utilize starting in the 2018-2019 school...

App Teaches Kids About Money

TruWest Credit Union is excited to announce a new way for parents to teach their kids all about managing money. BusyKid is a chore...

Celebrate Halloween with Goodwill

The National Retail Federation estimates that 7 out of 10 people celebrate Halloween and there’s no better place to shop than Goodwill of Central...

Fantastic Home in Queen Creek!

To view this house contact Lacey Lehman, Realty ONE Group at 480-703-6483 Stunning home that shows like a model in the gated Cielo Noche community! Fantastic floorplan, perfect...

Modern Milk Birthday Party

Modern Milk Gilbert is turning one on Saturday, Feb. 23!  To celebrate, Modern Milk is hosting free back-to-back fitness classes from 10:00 am to...

Beautiful Energy Efficient Home in Queen Creek!

To view this house contact Michael Kent, Re/Max Infinity at 480-459-7258 Gorgeous kitchen boasts an over sized butler's pantry, 42'' cabinets with crown molding, huge...

UNITED FOOD BANK INVITES COMMUNITY TO TAKE ACTION TO END HUNGER

Feeding America® Network Food Banks across the Country Promote Hunger Action Month This September, United Food Bank, which serves all of the East Valley and eastern...

Gala Raises Half a Million Dollars

Great Hearts Arizona raised $559,381 in gross proceeds for its teachers during the annual Gala that took place on Saturday, September 28, at Chateau Luxe. This...
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Queen Creek Animal Hospital Helps Fire Dept. Save Pets

Queen Creek’s four-legged friends will be safer with the recent donation of a FIDO BAG from the San Tan Animal Hospital, according to a...

My Local Business: azarchitecture/Jarson and Jarson Real Estate

Editor's Note: If you are a Realtor® please see our Preferred Listing Ad page.  My Local News – Arizona is a huge supporter of all...

Attend Rendez-Zoo at the Phoenix Zoo

  Journey back in time and experience an evening of prehistoric eras at the Phoenix Zoo. Roam the intriguing landscape while sampling unearthed delights at...
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Feed Kids in Need This Holiday Season

Families, friends and church groups are invited to come together this holiday season to feed those in desperate need and provide critical food support...
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Opinion: Poverty Doesn’t Take a Break

Now that the holidays are approaching people are once again paying more attention to charities.  This especially includes those that help the poor in...
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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...

Marketing on a Budget

You want your marketing activities to benefit your business's bottom line, and staying within budget is a key element. Here are a few tactics...

Custom 4 Bed/2 Bath Home in Queen Creek

To view this house contact Damian Godoy, Argo Real Estate Professionals at 480-677-4300 You will love this **CUSTOM HOME** featuring (4) bed (2) bath 2,200 sq.ft sitting on...

Fundraiser to Benefit Queen Creek High School Bands

Save the date! Queen Creek High School band booster parents are hosting a fun, family event to raise money for Queen Creek Bulldog Bands.  ‘Cruising...

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...

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...

Facebook is coming to Phoenix! Free event for small business owners

In November of last year, Facebook announced the launch of a new program to invest in small businesses across the country. The program, Community Boost,...

Save the Family to Benefit from Desert-Wind Harley Davidson “GiveA Shift”...

            MESA, Ariz. (Aug. 9, 2018):  Save the Family, which provides housing and supportive services to help families overcome homelessness and...

Humana to Honor, Recognize Vietnam Veterans in Pinning Ceremony in Apache...

Humana, a leading health and well-being company, is hosting a Vietnam Veterans Pinning Ceremony on Saturday, Oct. 27, 2018, from 12-5 p.m. at the...

Arizona’s Tallest Christmas Tree Arrives at Outlets at Anthem

 An annual tradition for many across the valley arrived at the Outlets at Anthem, Thurs., Oct. 25. For 17 consecutive years, the shopping center...

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...

Queen Creek Unified School District Student Named State Competition Semifinalist by...

Queen Creek Middle School 7th-grader, Matthew Dillon has been notified by the National Geographic Society that he is one of 100 semifinalists eligible to...

Apparel Company Launches in Phoenix

A new clothing company, that also brings more awareness on the importance of conservation, recently launched in the Valley. Justin Renninger and Jason Ingersoll...

Local Business Consulting Firm Expands to Florida

Locally based RCG Valuation & Monetization has expanded to the Southeast Coast with a new branch office located in Aventura, Fla. After two years...

More Millennials Becoming Caregivers; National Family Caregivers Month Recognizes, Supports Them

            (PHOENIX, Ariz., Nov. 22, 2019): Millennials represent 1 in 4 family caregivers.  As important as their work is caring...

Community Leaders Come Together to Help Queen Creek Schools

On Friday, September 08, 2017, the Queen Creek Unified School District (QCUSD) hosted a CAFE for community members passionate about making a difference in...
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ASU Gammage Hides Free Books Around the Valley

ASU Gammage believes reading and the arts should be shared with everyone. The final production in the organization’s 2016-2017 Broadway season is THE CURIOUS INCIDENT...
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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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OPINION: From Plastic Bags to Puppies, Local Control is Under Assault

By Tempe City Councilmember Lauren Kuby With Phoenix Councilwoman Kate Gallego, FlagstaffCouncilmember Eva Putzova, and Tucson Vice Mayor Regina Romero Oct. 25, 2017; Adapted from The...
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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...
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Queen Creek Unified Students Take Part in Hour of Code

Did you know there are 9,281 Computing jobs in Arizona and only 484 Computer Science graduates in the state? Did you know $85,165 is...

Arizona Voters Overwhelming Support Increased Funding for Teachers and Students

For the third consecutive year, a majority of Arizona voters surveyed believe education is the top issue facing our state today. In fact, education...

Queen Creek High School Agriculture Students Inspire Young Farmers

On Friday, February 23, more than 100 second graders from Gateway Polytechnic Academy (GPA) took a field trip to the Queen Creek High School...

Fender Looks to Market Guitars to Women

Fender Musical Instruments Corporation is putting increased marketing of its guitars and amplifiers towards young women. The Scottsdale, AZ-based Fender found that in recent studies,...

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...

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...

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...

Vet Tix Launches First Responder Program

Veteran Tickets Foundation (Vet Tix), a national nonprofit that has provided 5 million free event tickets to 900,000 veterans of all eras, currently serving...

Boys & Girls Clubs of the East Valley Announce New Chief...

Boys & Girls Clubs of the East Valley (BGCEV) announced the Board of Directors have selected Connie Perez as the new Chief Executive Officer,...

Valley of the Sun United Way Fights to End Poverty in...

Valley of the Sun United Way Fights to End Poverty in the Valleywith Nearly $100 Million Investment in 2017-18 Focus continues on supporting children, building...

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...

Our Community’s Response to Hunger: Letter Carriers Stamp Out Hunger...

The 27thNational Association of Letter Carriers Stamp Out Hunger Food Drive is set for Saturday, May 11. This annual drive offers an ideal opportunity...

Locally Based Financial Institution Provides Scholarships for First-generation College Students

TruWest® Credit Union and Mesa Community College (MCC) are excited to announce their partnership to support success in higher education and financial literacy of...

Credit Union Raising Funds for American Lung Association

More than 33 million Americans are affected by lung diseases, including asthma and COPD, with lung cancer being the highest cause of death. TruWest...

Organ Stop Pizza in Mesa Announces Special Christmas Week Hours and...

Organ Stop Pizza's EARLY BIRD SPECIAL AND HOLIDAY HOURSSPECIAL DEAL: Avoid the rush and receive $2.00* off every large pizza ordered between 3:00 and...

Arizona Writer in Residence Publishes Children’s Book

When is it okay to break the rules? A new children’s science fiction book, “Rocket Shoes,” by Sharon Skinner of Mesa, examines that question...

Young At Heart Senior Expo Planned for March

An exciting event is becoming a tradition for the Queen Creek community. The third annual Young at Heart Senior Health and Wellness Expo will take...

UNITY Pledge Gains Three Major Signers

Three marquee Arizona businesses - Clear Channel Outdoor, Huss Brewing Company and iHeart Media - have signed the ONE Community UNITY Pledge in support...
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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...
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Get to Know Dutch Bros

America’s cry for a fast and friendly coffee place was answered on February 12, 1992, when Dutch Bros was created. With over 280 locations and...

Content Marketing Strategy Tips

According to the Content Marketing Institute’s B2B Content Marketing report for 2017, 63% of B2B marketers say their organizations are extremely or very committed...

PHX Vegan Food Festival Expands

  In its third consecutive year, the PHX Vegan Food Festival, presented by Davisson Entertainment, returns to the Valley on Saturday, Feb. 24, 2018 from 11 a.m....
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