The long and storied history of Charles Huellmantel and the Farmer...

TEMPE, Arizona - With the City Council scheduled to hold a hearing this Thursday April 14,2016 to decide whether to adopt an ordinance for...

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...

Catching Up With Corey Woods on Work, School and Public Service

Earlier this week I had the chance to catch up with one of my all-time favorite people: Corey Woods. Perpetually happy, sharp and well-spoken,...

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...

Tempe events: August 22-28, 2017

Tempe’s calendar is full of exciting events this week. Check out the five exciting events below, and view a complete listing of Tempe events on...

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...

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...

Beautiful Home in Tempe

To view this house contact Daniel T Birk, Realty Executives at 480-839-2600 Beautifully appointed 5 bed/3.5 bath single level home on half acre lot in Warner Estates...

ASU Football Announces Home Game Promotions

While Sun Devil fans anxiously await the opening kickoff for the Arizona State University football team on Thursday, Aug. 31, the program has announced...

First Medicinal Cannabis Kitchen of its Kind in the Country Debuts...

The Mint Dispensary, operator of one of the largest medicinal cannabis dispensaries in the United States, is launching the country’s first full-service cannabis kitchen...

Arizona Gets Professional Football Team

  Football fans will soon have more than one football team to cheer for. Arizona State University shared the exciting news on Wednesday, confirming the Alliance of...

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...

ASU Gammage Set to Host The Humans

Make plans for some must-see entertainment at the end of this month. ASU Gammage will present "The Humans" from May 29-June 3. Described as an "uproarious,...

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...

Tempe events: September 5-11, 2017

Tempe’s calendar is full of exciting events this week. Check out the five exciting events below, and view a complete listing of Tempe events on...

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...

First-Graders Receive Backpacks, School Supplies from Local Police

Frank Elementary first-graders had special guests during their lunch time. Police officers serving the Guadalupe community gathered at the school to distribute backpacks full...

Tempe Events: August 15-21, 2017

Tempe’s calendar is full of exciting events this week. Check out the five exciting events below, and view a complete listing of Tempe events on...

Local Businesses Asked to Join Movement for Childhood Cancer Awareness and...

Now is your Time to Shine for the children and families at Phoenix Children’s Hospital. September is Childhood Cancer Awareness Month, and there are...

Tempe Prep Seniors Receive National Merit Recognition

  Congratulations to Tempe Prep's 10 seniors who have earned prestigious national recognition for their impressive PSAT scores.Over 20% of Tempe Prep’s senior class...

ASU Cronkite Day Celebration Scheduled for Oct. 27

To kick off Homecoming 2017 at Arizona State University, the Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communication is inviting alumni, students, faculty and...

Snooze, an A.M. Eatery Set To Open In Ahwatukee On October...

The wait is almost over Ahwatukee, as the all-new Snooze, an A.M. Eatery (4901 E. Ray Rd., 480-893-7638) is opening its doors (and its...
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Tempe Events: October 17-23, 2017

Tempe’s calendar is full of exciting events this week. Check out the five exciting events below, and view a complete listing of Tempe events on...

2 Veterans Day Events Worth Your Time

Tempe is proud to be the home of 2 long-standing Veterans Day events.The 1st event is the 12th Annual Veterans Appreciation Breakfast hosted by the Tempe...
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A New Era for Parenting: Virtual Safety

Trying to keep your child safe in a world of constant hazards and tragedies can be overwhelming. Now, enter a whole new world of...
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Tempe Prep Students Tackle Issues at League of Cities Conference

The League of Cities and Towns is a national organization dedicated to discussing important laws and current events. This program has been around for...

Kyrene Traditional Academy recognized as a National Spalding Accredited School

Kyrene Traditional Academy was recognized as a National Spalding Accredited School by Spalding Education International on December 5, 2017, becoming one of only 16...

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...

Comicon Returns to the Tempe Public Library Jan. 27

Grab your capes, superpowers and bring the whole gang to the Tempe Public Library’s Comicon from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Saturday, Jan....

Fees College Preparatory Middle School to Host Safer Internet Event

Fees College Preparatory Middle School in Tempe, received $1,000 from National PTA to host a Safer Internet Day Satellite Event Feb. 6, 2018. Safer Internet Day...

ASU Prep Open House

Join us for a behind the scenes look at the most innovative university in the nation! ASU Prep Open House is an opportunity for...

Geeks Night Out returns to Tempe on March 1

Robots and solar-powered race cars, anyone? Join more than 70 Tempe wavemakers and Discover the Science at the 7th Annual Geeks Night Out. Representatives...

March events at the Tempe History Museum: Music, fashion and storytelling.

Music, fashion and bringing storytelling back to the forefront. It’s all happening at the Tempe History Museum in March. Here’s a breakdown of all...

Free Art Friday on March 23: Exploring dreams through art

Families can explore their dreams at this month’s Free Art Friday on March 23. Free Art Friday is a free, family-friendly interactive art series...

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...

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...

Chompie’s to Host Silent Auction for Single Parents with Cancer

Chompie’s Restaurants will be hosting a month-long silent auction on behalf of their premiere charity, The Singletons. The auction features over a dozen items that...

Tempe Public Library’s Summer Reading Program kicks off on June 5

Avoid the “summer slide” and keep the whole family connected with the Tempe Public Library’s Summer Reading program, which kicks off on Tuesday, June...

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,...

Scorpius Dance Theatre Hosts Drag Show Fundraiser

Scorpius Dance Theatre is hosting its third annual drag night fundraiser, “Masquerade", Saturday, July 21 at 8 p.m. Last year’s event was a sell-out...
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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...

Arizona Firefighter Athletics: Purpose and Direction

Three visionaries founded the Arizona Firefighter Athletics (AZFFA) 501(c)3 charity organization in 2011, with the mission to, "Build camaraderie and community within the public...

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...

Small farmers team up to benefit schools

An hour before school lets out at Cocopah Middle School in Scottsdale, a steady but slow stream of drivers pull into the parking lot...

Plan to Give Back this Holiday Season

 By Clint Palmer, development manager with Feed My Starving Children Families throughout the Valley are creating new traditions of giving back to their community during...

Charming Place in Tempe!

To view this house contact Brooke Pancamo, DRH Properties Inc at 480-532-0432 TURNKEY QUICK MOVE IN!! This brand new charming townhome is located in the heart of Tempe...

Tempe Public Library to host jigsaw puzzle tournament on Dec. 8

Love jigsaw puzzles? Put your skills to the test at Tempe Public Library’s first jigsaw puzzle tournament on Saturday, Dec. 8. Individuals or teams...

Paint a Bowl to Fight Hunger

Want to be a part of Tempe Empty Bowls, an event that raises money to help the hungry in Tempe? Mark your calendar for...

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...

RWC Idealease Provides Semi-Truck during Time of Need

United Food Bank was given a semi-truck to use free of charge for seven months thanks to the generosity of RWC Idealease. Beginning last...

(Opinion) City and scooter companies must come to a solution to...

Last Sunday I rode a Lime scooter to ASU Gammage to see Aladdin.  By the way, the Genie is fantastic; go see it if...
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Geeks Night Out STEAM festival returns on March 20

Robots and solar-powered race cars, anyone? Join more than 70 Tempe wavemakers and Discover the Science at the 8th annual Geeks Night Out. Representatives...

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...

October 2017 Events and Support Groups at Duet

Support groups give people an opportunity to share openly about their caregiving experiences in a confidential and understanding setting with others who are in...

Tempe events: August 1-7, 2017  

  Tempe’s calendar is full of exciting events this week. Check out the five exciting events below, and view a complete listing of Tempe events on...

Bike Theft Decreasing on ASU Campus

Bicycle theft at ASU has decreased this year by 26.7 percent because of “bike roundups,” according to Arizona State University’s Police Department records. The data...

11th Annual Jeremyah Memorial 5k to Support Survivors of Suicide

Arizona’s suicide rate is 38 percent higher than the national average. That means more families will be facing loss and in need of community...
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Free Movies in the Park returns with Willy Wonka, Moana, Sully...

Experience some of the most popular kids’ movies on the big screen all over again with Movies in the Park, a free family movie...
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Hudson Elementary Students Learn a Lesson in Energy Conservation from SRP

On September 27, two fifth-grade classes at Hudson Elementary learned a real life STEM lesson from SRP about energy usage and conservation that could...
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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?...
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OPINION: Re-elect Robin Arredondo-Savage for Tempe City Council

Four years ago when Robin Arredondo-Savage was running for Tempe City Council. I supported her candidacy then, and I support her now. Robin has deep...

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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The Opioid Epidemic – Right In Your Backyard

TEMPE, AZ - Over 91 Americans die every day from opioid overdose, which includes prescription drugs and heroine, according to the Center for Disease...
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Cardinals’ Patrick Peterson Donates 221 Holiday Dinners to Tempe Elementary Families

Arizona Cardinals Defensive Back Patrick Peterson believes that every family deserves a Thanksgiving meal! That is why Peterson teamed up with the United Food...
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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...

Freeze Your Paws for a Cause

  7th Annual Polar Bear Plunge benefiting Tempe adapted recreation programs returns Saturday, Jan. 13 Community members and thrill-seekers will once again participate in a desert-style, unified...

As You Wish Partners with Tempe Empty Bowls

More than 380 bowls were painted January 13-15 at As You Wish Pottery Places around the Valley as part of a fundraiser for Tempe...

Tempe teens discuss social challenges at Town Hall on Feb. 15

More than 100 youth and community leaders will exchange ideas and propose solutions for social challenges facing young people at Tempe’s 38th Annual Youth...

Opinion: Tempe Election (How I’m Voting)

Early ballots arrive today.  I'm sure you've been bombarded with signs, mailings, phone calls, and door knocking from candidates about the election.  As a...

The Arizona Pet Project Celebrates Local Animal Heroes at 15th Annual...

  Not all heroes stand on two legs. The Arizona Pet Project, formerly known as Friends of Animal Care & Control, is celebrating...

RR Bridge Centennial

Originally published August 31, 2012 - During this Arizona Centennial year many are looking to commemorate anything that reaches 100 years in 2012. That got...

“Books and Braids” Salon at Hudson Elementary Makes Little Girls Feel...

Every Wednesday morning before the first bell rings at Hudson Elementary, the corner of Sarah Shipe’s first-grade classroom is transformed into “Books and Braids”...

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...

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...
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