Opinion: If It Isn’t Mine, Why Care?

Convenience is such a big deal in today’s society. Stores and restaurants are catering to us to provide the easiest way to deliver their...

Arizona Among the Lowest in the Nation in LGBTQ Equality

Yesterday, the Human Rights Campaign (HRC) Foundation and the Equality Federation Institute released their annual State Equality Index (SEI), a comprehensive state-by-state report detailing statewide laws and...

Violinst and composer debuts at TCA

New Zealand native Benjamin Baker performs a violin recital on Hayden’s Ferry Chamber Music Series in his debut U.S. recital tour, Sunday, Jan. 21,...

West Valley Volunteers to Hand-Pack 171,000 Life-Saving Meals

In February, hundreds of West Valley community members will rally to be a part of the hunger solution through a partnership between Lord of...

‘Taking It To The Capitol: Legislative Lessons’ To Be Topic...

“Taking it to the Capitol: Legislative Lessons” will be the topic at the Arizona Association for Economic Development’s (AAED) January luncheon.   It will be...

Phoenix Pride Festival 2018 Returning to Steele Indian School Park

For over 35 years, Phoenix Pride has been organizing marches, rallies, parades, entertainment and education and outreach events to celebrate the Phoenix LGBTQ community....

Women’s March Returns to Phoenix January 21st

We are a women-led movement that seeks to break down systemic oppression through nonviolent action, and we are back in 2018 with a new...
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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...

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...

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...

An Easier Way To Get Continuing Education For Arizona Certified Private...

Happy New Year! I am SO glad it's 2018. I just love the start of a fresh year (even though it's just a few minutes...

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...

Phoenix Sky Harbor to Close One of Three Runways Jan. 8...

Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport will close its north runway for repairs (Runway 8/26) Jan. 8 – Feb. 21, 2018. The project will involve...

Opinion: Why I Won’t Order a Medium Drip

  Rest assured that if you see me in a coffee shop, I will be ordering a medium coffee, not a medium drip. Why?...

Are My Christmas Gifts Covered?

The answer is maybe. NEW CAR- first, congratulations!  Most insurance policies will cover your replacement vehicle for 30 days.  Please call your agent the...

Could You Be Homophobic? Self-Check for this Ugly Emotional Cancer

Does it make you uncomfortable to think about homosexual sex? If so, have you ever asked yourself why? Really, your discomfort likely goes back...

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...

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...

The All New Channel 7 AZTV Announces Programming Coming to You...

AZTV, your NEW CHANNEL 7, has made some lineup changes effective New Year’s Day to bring some of your favorite Programs to new times! Weekday...

TSA Prepared for Heavy Volume of Passengers this Holiday Travel Season

More than 34 million passengers and crew will be screened by the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) nationwide now through and Jan. 2, one of the...

Calling All Foodies – Local Kid Chefs Wanted to Compete in...

Know a kid who loves to cook? Blue Cross Blue Shield of Arizona is searching for the next great kid chef to create a...

So Your Friend Just Came Out as Bisexual? Seven Useful Tips..

So your friend just came out to you as bisexual? Congratulations! That must mean you are a great friend because your friend trusts you...

Wilde Wealth Management Group Supports 1,000 Local Children Through Holiday Fundraising...

Wilde Wealth Management Group helped make the season a little more merry and bright for more than 1,000 children in need this holiday season,...

Bringing Love to the Airwaves: “The Venus Vault” Makes its International...

  Hosted by renowned Life and Relationship Coach and author Syndeelou Jones and former pro golfer Craig Matthew, The Venus Vault explores the path of...

10 Christmas Classics that Need to Be Watched Every Year

There are certain traditions we all have around Christmas time. Maybe we put up the tree a day after Thanksgiving. Perhaps we bake Christmas...

Attitude of Gratitude- 5 Keys to Happiness

What is an Attitude of Gratitude?  It means making it a habit to express thankfulness and appreciation...

Free Car Wash to Benefit Family of Fallen Officer

On Wednesday, December 20th, Cobblestone Auto Spa will join Maricopa  County Sheriff's Office (MCSO) Community Outreach Posse and MCSO Memorial Fund to host a charity car...
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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...

Rock ‘n’ Roll Marathon Series Announces 2018 Tour Schedule &...

The Rock ‘n’ Roll Marathon Series® today announced the release of the 2018 Tour Schedule, covering 27 destinations all over the world, including new...

KJZZ and Rio Salado College Announce Hermosillo News Bureau

The valley’s NPR (National Public Radio) member station, KJZZ, 91.5 FM, is opening a news bureau in Hermosillo, the capital of Sonora state, expanding...
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Break Free from the Blues this Holiday Season

Festive parties, family gatherings, gift shopping and time-honored recipes are what most people associate with the holiday season. However, for some, the winter is...
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Website Design Trends for 2018

Web design trends for 2018 take advantage of existing technologies in new ways and exploit new, cutting-edge technologies for an improved user experience. Here...

High School Students Recovering After Serious Crash

A parents worst nightmare became a reality following a serious car crash late last week. Several students from Verrado High School were involved in a...
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Calling All Arizona High School Poets

Arizona high school students are invited to submit their poetry for adjudication and potential monetary awards and recognition. The competition is sponsored by the Greater...

BestColleges Announces 2018 List of 50 Best Colleges Online

Looking for the best college to take online classes? BestColleges.com has released it's 2018 list of 50 best colleges online.  Today, one in 3 U.S....

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,...

Restoration of Iconic Bisbee Building Complete

A stunning symbol of Bisbee’s rich history, The Pythian Castle, has been completely restored after a three year effort. Its three units are presently available for lease, and the...
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Child Crisis Arizona Receives National Recognition as a Blue Ribbon Affiliate

Child Crisis Arizona earned a prestigious endorsement by Parents as Teachers national center as a Blue Ribbon Affiliate, making it one of the top...
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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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New Arizona Private Process Server Certification Examination Preparation Classes Announced

Looking to become certified as a private process server in Arizona? If so, you will have to pass the examination and testing which is approved...
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BARRO’S PIZZA HELPS KNOCK OUT HUNGER

Barro’s Pizza is doing it again for its sixth annual Doran Barro Holiday Hunger Fight on Tuesday, Dec. 5, 2017. From open to close,...
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Fifteen Chosen for Dementia Care Fellowship Program

Fifteen individuals have been selected to participate in Hospice of the Valley’s Dementia Care Fellowship program for 2018. They include nurses, educators, social service providers,...
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Arizona Students Use Instagram for Business

Instagram gained another 100 million users since April putting them at 800 million monthly users, according to TechCrunch. With 2 million advertisers now on the...
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Phoenix-Area Little Brothers Are Waiting for Big Brothers

Big Brothers Big Sisters has renewed its call for men in the Metropolitan Phoenix area to be Big Brothers. Fewer men than women volunteer to...
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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...
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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...
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BBBS Seeking Girls for Mentoring Program

  Andrea was being raised by a single mother who worked two jobs to support her and her siblings. Because Andrea didn’t get to spend...

Executive Order Expands Job Opportunities For Arizonans With Disabilities

Key state agencies will be required to partner with private sector vendors to expand job opportunities for disabled Arizonans, under an executive order signed by Governor...
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Phoenix Nonprofit Helps Trafficking Victims

  One Phoenix-based nonprofit organization is using its recent financial success to increase their client intake and provide more abuse survivors with no-cost legal services....
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Students Shine, Get Ahead at Early College High Schools

A world of opportunity awaits motivated students at AAEC Early College High Schools. With six campuses across the state and dedicated staff, AAEC (Arizona...
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Arizona’s Medical Marijuana Business

Even if recreational marijuana was legalized, certification centers like Arizona Medical Marijuana Certification Center would still be open for business.  “They’ll still have the medical...

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...

What Are the Holidays Without a Turkey?

For most of us, carving a turkey is synonymous with visions of family celebrations and holiday traditions. But thousands of our neighbors struggle to...
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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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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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Video: Meteor Flashes Across Sky, Captured on Video in Phoenix

On Tuesday night, people all over the valley from Queen Creek to Cave Creek witnessed a meteor brilliantly flashing across the night sky. Actually,...
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United Way Provides Simple Way To Help Fight Poverty While Getting...

It may be the simplest way possible to help fight poverty in our community—and it can have a beneficial effect on your bottom line...

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...
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ASU’s Project Sunshine Chapter Brings Sunshine to the Valley

"Project Sunshine is focused on bringing sunshine to a cloudy day." Brianna Mckissick, a junior at Arizona State University and the president of ASU's...
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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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Now and Then Creative Company Presents “Medea”

Now & Then Creative Company, a new, non-profit theatre and film organization is kicking off its inaugural season with a contemporary interpretation of the Greek tragedy, “Medea.” The...

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...

Fountain of Youth? Sorry, It’s Not Out There

Aging is a natural part of life, but that hasn't stopped people from embarking on efforts to stop the process. Unfortunately, perhaps, those attempts are...
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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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City of Surprise Wins Two Golden Prospector Awards Recognizing Excellence in...

The city of Surprise has won two Golden Prospector Awards from the Arizona Association for Economic Development (AAED), recognizing excellence, innovation and creativity in...
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Arizona Association for Economic Development Presents 2017 Golden Prospector Awards

The Arizona Association for Economic Development (AAED) has presented 10 Golden Prospector Awards and seven Golden Prospector Awards of Merit recognizing excellence, innovation and...
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Empower Careers-Telecom Technical College

"It gives the guys hope," Owner and Director of Telecom Technical College Kathy Gill said. "That is the part about my job that I...

SPOT 127 Youth Media Center Receives Grant as Part of Cultivating...

SPOT 127, KJZZ’s Youth Media Center, has been selected as a grantee in the Aetna Foundation’s Cultivating Healthy Communities program and was awarded $65,000...
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What is an Umbrella Policy?

Umbrella insurance coverage is one of the most misunderstood insurance policies. I have been asked many questions over the years about umbrella insurance and here...
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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...

The Autumn Flower

Autumn…a season that captivates the senses. Rich, bold colors of red and gold leaves mixed with the fading green that we called summer. Fall is...
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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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Year Up Arizona Announces Enrollment is Open for January 2018 Class

Year Up Arizona is pleased to announce enrollment for the January 2018 class is now open.  The program is geared towards low-income young adults (ages 18-24, without...
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How to Follow Email Marketing Best Practices

Some marketers believe email marketing’s time has come and gone. However, nothing could be further from the truth. Email marketing still packs a serious...
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Staged to Sell: Robin Leigh Lends Her Expertise to Home Staging

With over thirty years of full-time experience as a Broker in the real estate industry, Robin Leigh knows how to sell homes. Her extensive...

Luxury Home in Surprise

To view this house contact Timothy Liechti, My Home Group Real Estate at 480-371-5100 Check out the professional listing video in the photos tab if viewing on desktop...

Secular Coalition for Arizona Hosts 3rd Annual Secular Summit

Join secular public policy supporters from around the state for our 3rd Annual Secular Summit on Saturday, December 2nd. This will be a day...
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Duet Support Groups and Events for November 2017

FAMILY CAREGIVERS (GENERAL) SUPPORT GROUPS Support groups give people an opportunity to share openly about their caregiving experiences in a confidential and understanding setting with...

C-CAP’s 4th Annual Harvest Moon Feast to Feature Chris Bianco &...

C-CAP Arizona's 4th Annual Harvest Moon Feast just got better with special guests Chris Bianco and Brother Luck. VIPs will receive a copy of Chef...
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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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