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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...

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...

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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Arizona Association for Economic Development’s Legislative Priorities for 2021

The Arizona Association for Economic Development (AAED) has developed its policy priorities for the 2021 legislative session. AAED is committed to supporting policies that...
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Ballet Arizona Announces Free Digital Performance and Awards Celebration

Ballet Arizona introduces Set the Stage: BALANCHINE, a one-hour production that invites viewers to celebrate the perseverance of the Ballet Arizona family over the...
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Crexendo Releases VIP Business Communications Platform

Crexendo VIP: Business Communications with 100% Uptime GuaranteeTempe-based Crexendo recently announced the planned acquisition of NetSapiens, who, according to Frost & Sullivan, is the...
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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...

Messy Fest – Life is Too Short to Play Clean!

Life is Too Short to Play Clean! Set for 9 am – 2 pm Saturday, Sept. 16, 2017, Messy Fest promises a great time...

Thunderbird Charities and Diane & Bruce Halle Foundation Grants Aid United...

The recent freezer breakdown at United Food Bank familiarized everyone with the vital role frozen foods play in hunger relief. The following grant announcement allows...

Azuñia Tequila Delivers Field to Bottle Tequila to the Valley

Fields lay quietly on Rancho Miravalle estate as the sun kisses rows of ripe, Weber Blue Agave in the early daylight hours. The volcanic...

Therapy Dogs Relieve Pre-Flight Jitters at Sky Harbor

Preflight jitters are common for some travelers but America’s Friendliest Airport® is offering a scratch behind the ear and a rub on the belly...

East Valley Author Releases Two New Children’s Books

Local author Rebecca Massey has released two new illustrated children’s books, continuing the popular adventures of the Colton’s Pocket Dragon series. The series began...

Arizona Teens Sharpen Culinary Skills and Prep for Fall Feast

High school culinary students across Arizona cool off after a summer of high-intensity training with the Careers through Culinary Arts Program (C-CAP). For the first time...

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...

College Connect Workshop and College Fair on Sept. 16

College Connect is hosting a workshop and college fair on Saturday, Sept. 16 that will focus on communication skills, marketing yourself to colleges and...

Spectacular Custom home located in Queen Creek is now on the...

To view this house contact Mindy Herbold, HomeSmart at 480-258-1414 This beautifully crafted home features lush landscaping, 3 car garage, and RV gate. The fabulous interior boasts designer...

You’re Invited to the Brat Haus Oktoberfest Celebration

  Join us to celebrate our annual Oktoberfest extravaganza on Saturday, September 16th! There will be a specialty German-themed menu, live oompah music and...

Boy Scout Collects Record Amount of Water for United Food Bank

    When seventeen-year-old Boy Scout Chandler Kleese of Mesa launched his Eagle Scout Project in mid-August to collect water for United Food Bank and the...

Lost Our Home Pet Rescue’s Pet of the Week: Meet Nancy!

Nancy is our Pet of the Week! Nancy is a sweet and loving cat who came to us through our partnership with La Gattara Cat...

Connect-Inspire-Go Women’s Conference Returns to East Valley

With the success of last year’s inaugural Connect-Inspire-Go, this year’s conference returns as The Premier Women’s Conference in the Phoenix East Valley. This year’s speakers...

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...

The Best Arizona Companies For LGBT Employees

Inclusivity is paramount in workplaces these days. And some companies place it at the top of the priority list when it comes to making...

You’ll love this home in Queen Creek!

To view this house contact Beth M Rider, Keller Williams Arizona Realty at 602-315-8749 This home offers 4+ bedrooms & 3 baths in 5242 SqFt with separate living...

Humana Hiring To Fill Up to 100 New Positions in Tempe

Humana Inc. (NYSE: HUM) is hiring up to 100 new, full-time employees this month in Arizona. Humana is hiring for Pharmacy Technician and Customer...

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...

Phoenix Suns Sign Alec Peters

  The Phoenix Suns have officially signed forward Alec Peters, the team’s selection with the 54th overall pick in the second round of the 2017...

Bring it on! Arizona Restaurant Week alive!

Get your food game on! Arizona Restaurant Week is happening. Arizona's most scrumptious food event - Arizona Restaurant Week - brings out thousands of people...

Catching Up with Grant Woods on Life, Politics, and Family

Today’s politics are divisive and extreme at both the state and national level. But if you look over the course of Arizona’s political history,...
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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...

Queen Creek Grounds Superintendent Wins Award

Many Queen Creek residents take pride in the town’s beautiful parks and trails, but significant upkeep goes into maintaining these natural treasures. During the annual...

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...

Share Your Local Community News With Our 125,000+ Subscribers

My Local News - AZ is the fastest growing and easiest way to share your local news, events and information with others in your...

Groundbreaking for West Park Site Postponed Until Aug. 1

The groundbreaking ceremony for the West Park site, located at 19535 E. Appleby Road, has been postponed due to excessive rain. The groundbreaking will...

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...

Less Heat, More Blaze!

It’s another summer of record-breaking heat in Arizona. But the hot daytime temps means more opportunities to dine indoors at new exciting food destinations....

Women in STEM face unique challenges.

Women seeking a career in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics are many times challenged by traditional gender role stereotypes. Kari Sanford, 20, an engineering management...

Lennar Homes to Build Additional Neighborhood at Cadence in Mesa

Arizona-based real estate investment and development company Harvard Investments is proud to announce Lennar Homes has just signed on to build an additional 49...

Catching Up With Lin Sue Cooney on Life After News and...

A few days ago I had the chance to catch up with my most influential mentor in journalism, one of the most well-known and...

Queen Creek Unified School District wins ‘Certificate of Excellence’ award

The Association of School Business Officials (ASBO) International has awarded Queen Creek Unified School District No. 95 its Certificate of Excellence in Financial Reporting...

Amazon / Whole Foods an unlikely perfect match

Amazon announced the purchase of the natural and organic food market Whole Foods for a total $13.7 billion Friday.             The retail giant made the...
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The Valley’s Restaurants To Taste – Arizona Breakfast Weekend

Take a tour for breakfast throughout the valley's finest restaurants. Arizona Breakfast Weekend’s goal is to position Arizona as one of the top culinary destinations...
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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...

Queen Creek High School students past and present achieve FFA success

Queen Creek High School FFA member Bailey Roden recently won the Arizona FFA State Prepared Public Speaking Career Development Event. The event was held...

Barro’s Pizza Sells Slices for a Cause

With its ongoing commitment to helping local families, Barro’s Pizza is kicking off the summer season by supporting a good cause. The locally-owned pizza operation, in...

Celebrate Memorial Day at Queen Creek Olive Mill

Enjoy Memorial Day Grill at the Mill! Queen Creek Olive Mill is hosting a Memorial Day celebration, the perfect end to the long weekend,...

Queen Creek Seeks Citizen Feedback on Transportation Impact Fee Plan

As the town of Queen Creek continues to grow, so does the need for new and improved roadways. To better understand the needs of...

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...

Schnepf Farms Hosts Lantern Festival This Weekend

Looking for some weekend entertainment? Bring the entire family to the Spring 2017 Lantern Festival.  This tradition will take place at Schnepf Farms in Queen...

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 FOX Sports...

Queen Creek’s Splash Pad is Now Open!

The Town of Queen Creek’s splash pad opened today for the season, meaning there is a lot of fun to be had for local families!...

Young At Heart Senior Health Expo

The Town of Queen Creek is proud to present a Senior Health & Wellness Expo on Wednesday, March 15 from 9 a.m. to noon at the Library Recreation Annex,...

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,...

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...

Maricopa County StandDown Assists Veterans in Need

The Arizona Veteran StandDown Alliance is a DBA of the Arizona Coalition to End Homelessness and was formed not only to manage the Maricopa County...

Barro’s Pizza Awards $10,000 Tuition Prize to Mesa Student

The winner of the 2015 Arizona Dr Pepper Tuition Giveaway, Sara Magdaleno, was awarded a $10,000 tuition prize this week by local, family-owned pizzeria,...

Queen Creek Schools and Business Leaders Team Up for Student Success

What do students lack when they enter the workforce? When surveyed, business leaders in the southeast valley said "soft skills" such as decision making,...

Autism Society Offers BE SAFE Training in Response to Police Video

Have you seen this video?  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gjh81somDco This video and interaction is very sad and scary! There needs to be more training of police officers.  We certainly...

Open Letter from ASU President Michael Crow

To ASU Alumni:  As valued members of our ASU community I want to share with you a message I sent our faculty and staff this...

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...

Disability Organizations Partner with Maricopa County Recorder for Voter Empowerment Day...

Last year, millions of Americans didn’t vote because they missed a registration deadline or didn’t know how to register. National Voter Registration Day seeks...

‘Placemaking: Unlocking Public Space’ To Be Topic At Arizona Association...

(PHOENIX – September 22, 2017)  – “Placemaking:  Unlocking Public Space” will be the topic at the Arizona Association for Economic Development’s (AAED) October luncheon.  ...
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Queen Creek Middle School Hosting Veterans Day Banquet, Help Requested

 Queen Creek Middle School (QCMS) is hosting its second annual Veterans Day Banquet (VDB) on Thursday, November 9, and is seeking assistance from the...

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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Community Invited to Kick-off Health & Wellness Program at Queen Creek...

Queen Creek High School (QCHS) recognizes substance abuse prevention education is critical. For this reason, a new High School Health and Wellness Program is...

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...

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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Autism Spectrum Disorder Centers of Excellence Formed Through Partnership

The Centers for Disease and Control and Prevention (CDC) reports that 1 in 64 children in Arizona are diagnosed with autism spectrum disorder (ASD)....