Transgender Day of Remembrance

People in the transgender community and transgender allies came together on Tuesday night in Phoenix to honor all transgender community members that were murdered...

The Life of a Young Gay Immigrant

This Glendale DACA recipient tells her experience about coming to the United States when she was just five years old and...

STOP THE FLU !!!!

        Flu season is here! And there is a new tool for parents to use to help keep Kids safe and...

Historic Bisbee Golf Course Makes a Comeback

The oldest continuously operating golf course in Arizona was recently rescued from closure, thanks to an article in the local paper seen by a...

Competition Opens for Arizona College Student Artwork for Governor’s Arts Awards

Arizona Citizens for the Arts is looking for artwork, created in the last two years, to be considered for use as the official artwork...

Nominations Now Open for 2019 Governor’s Arts Awards

Nominations are now open for the 38thAnnual Governor’s Arts Awards, which will be presented in eight categories to individuals, businesses and organizations that have...

Data Breaches Continue to Rise

The United States has seen a huge jump in data breaches and exposed records from 2015, according to a study from...

OPINION: Arizona Public Schools May Face a Crisis With Proposition 305

“Say no to prop 305,” AZED 101 group said that taking out funding in public schools could cause an unprecedented teacher shortage in the...

Registration for Statewide Walk On! Challenge Open Now

 Arizona teachers are invited to register for Blue Cross Blue Shield of Arizona’s Walk On! Challenge and a chance to earn one of five...

Study Reveals Seniors’ and ACIs’ Differing Perspectives on Desirable Retirement Community...

TEMPE, Ariz. (Oct. 10, 2018) – Seniors are not the only ones involved in the decision-making process of finding a retirement community; their Adult...

Metropolitan Opera Council Arizona Auditions Scheduled Nov. 3

PHOENIX, Ariz. (Oct. 10, 2018): Auditions for the Metropolitan Opera National Council (MONC) - Arizona District, Rocky Mountain Region are being held from 10...

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...

ASU Alumni Association seeks nominations of Sun Devil owned, led companies

If you’re a Sun Devil who owns or leads a business or nonprofit agency, then the ASU Alumni Association is looking for you. Nominations...

One-Touch City Issue Reporting App

There is a new phone app in town.  "Really Simple Reporting" is a free, one-touch city reporting app that works in 3000+ cities and...

Arizona State Fair Celebrates Friends 55+ Day Presented by Humana on...

Fair goers 55 and older can enjoy complimentary admission to the Arizona State Fair on Wednesday, Oct. 17, 2018, thanks to Humana, a leading...

31st Annual Arizona Renaissance Festival

Escape to our 30-acre 16th Century village where Maidens, Mermaids, Merriment and Mingling await thee.  The Arizona Renaissance Festival is a medieval amusement park,...

8 Tools That Make It Easier To Buy a Home

8 Tools That Make It Easier To Buy a Home 1. You can now lock an interest rate while you shop for your new home....

Free vaccinations and spay/neuter vouchers plus $20 dog adoptions at Oct....

In celebration of pit bull awareness month, Fix.Adopt.Save. and its alliance partners are hosting the fifth annual Pittie-Palooza at Phoenix Metrocenter Mall on October...

This Is Not Your Mother’s Bookkeeping

Ruth Urban, president and CEO of On the Money in Phoenix, writes about how the business of bookkeeping has changed over the years.  My mother...

New Book Explains Why The 1950s/60s Investment Model Investors Still Use...

In 2008, the stock market crashed, throwing the world economy into a tailspin. This put people’s homes at stake, delayed their retirement plans and...

Saturday is National Coffee Day — Drink for a Cause!

Saturday is National Coffee Day and now people can drink their favorite beverage and help feed hungry kids at the same time, by purchasing...

Phoenix is Emerging Market for Female Business Owners

 Female Entrepreneurs in Phoenix Get an Opportunity for Radical New Business Funding Option Starshine Communities is hosting a revolutionary new way for female business owners...

Sourcely Appoints Jeff Mandell as Board Advisor

Sourcely Holdings, Inc., a leader in aftermarket mobile device parts and services, today announced that telecom and consumer electronics industry veteran, Jeff Mandell has...

Yuma Center for Spiritual Living Hosts Swami Sankarananda

The Yuma Center for Spiritual Living (YCSL) is hosting an awesome event this weekend. The public is invited to enjoy an evening with Swami Sankarananda,...

Valley of the Sun United Way Kicks Off New ‘Operation Uplift’

Valley of the Sun United Way Kicks Off New ‘Operation Uplift’To Rise Up to Help Our Communities in partnership with Mercy Care Volunteer campaign to...

Valley Mechanics Are Prepared For National Preparedness Month

(PHOENIX)– In recognition of National Preparedness Month, local mechanics are prepared to explain how to handle road emergencies. Your Neighborhood Auto Repair Professionals (NARPRO) are available to discuss and...

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...

Border Patrol Makes Big Narcotics Bust

Border Patrol agents made a major narcotics bust on Thursday, August 30th. According to officials with the U.S Customs and Border Protection agency, agents assigned...

West Side Story Comes to Phoenix Theatre

Phoenix Theatre, the largest professional regional theatre company in the Valley, is kicking off its 99th season with the classic musical, West Side Story...

Arizona Historical Society, in partnership with Sandra Day O’Connor Institute, to...

The Arizona Historical Society, in partnership with Sandra Day O’Connor Institute today announced that they will host Portraits of Courage: A Commander in Chief’s...
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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...

Bridal Bouquet Styles

Have you found yourself daydreaming about the shape of your bouquet? Do you prefer a clean and controlled European Hand-Tied Style Bouquet or something...

ARE YOU A TWEENER?

About 10 years ago 2 roommates, struggling to pay their San Francisco rent and having some open floor space, had an idea to purchase...

Is Cash Still King?

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Viewpoints: Good Leadership Requires a Commitment to Personal Responsibility

Do you ever get tired of people behaving badly? I certainly do. In the workplace, the boardroom, civic and social groups, churches and synagogues,...

Random Acts of Cold Stone

What’s more welcome than a free cold ice cream during a hot Phoenix summer? Well, not many things actually!   Arizona’s homegrown Cold Stone Creamery® aims...

Healthy Youth Act Promises Better Sex Education in Arizona Schools

“I think what they were trying to do is scare me, and it worked for a while,” Ava Cano, a junior at Arizona State...

Yuma Fundraiser Benefits Family in Need

A fundraiser on GoFundMe is making a difference in the lives of a local family going through tough times. More than $2000 has been raised...

Monsoon Season Marks the Height of Scorpion Season – Protect Your...

By Georgia Clubb, Founder of Seal Out Scoprions  I’m often asked when scorpion season is. In Arizona, it can sometimes seem all year long. However,...

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,...

Opinion: Weigh Up Your Options Before Purchasing an Inflatable Canoe

It’s always best to determine just what types of conditions and the purpose of your boating your inflatable canoe will be used for. Of course,...

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...

Washoes and Cornhole Tournament Coming to Yuma

Who doesn't love a game of cornhole? Grab your friends and head out to the City of Yuma's Washoes & Cornhole Tournament on Friday, June...

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...

“Pinal County – Story Of Success” To Be Topic At Arizona...

“Pinal County – The Story of Success” will be the topic at the Arizona Association for Economic Development (AAED)’s next Southern Arizona luncheon, Wednesday,...

#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...

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,...

(Viewpoint) Protect Public Education Funding, Vote NO on Prop 305!

This coming November Proposition (Prop) 305, in support of the deceptively entitled Empowerment Scholarship Account (ESA) voucher program, will be on the statewide ballot....

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...

City of Yuma Hosts Successful Cinco De Mayo Celebration

Hundreds of locals headed to the City of Yuma's Cinco de Mayo Celebration last weekend. This heritage festival provided a family-friendly way to celebrate Cinco...

Catbamboo to Perform in Yuma Next Month

Mark your calendars for a fantastic and free concert next month! Catbamboo, presented by indie rock band Stealing Your Kill, will perform at the Maverick...

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...

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...

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...

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...

Free May Workout at Foothills Library

Break a sweat and boost your confidence and energy levels with a fabulous free workout this week! Sarah Nelson Health & Fitness, based right here...

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...

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 – 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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

Opinion – Is it Better to Rent or Own a Home?

Dollars & Sense There is one Personal Finance question that comes up all the time… “IS IT CHEAPER TO RENT THAN TO OWN A HOME?”       The...

Networking Event for Women

Housewives in the City is a national group of women in more than 50 markets across the U.S.,  focused on networking and socializing events...

ARIZONA WALKING CHALLENGE INVITES BUSINESSES JOIN 6-WEEK COMPETITION

  It’s time to dust off your kicks and get ready for the first-ever Arizona Walking Challenge (www.workplacewalkingchallenge.com), a business-to-business competition designed to encourage employee...

Phoenix Pride Festival & Parade Returns April 7th & 8th

This year’s Phoenix Pride Festival will continue to be a two day celebration designed to bring our diverse LGBTQ and allied communities together for...

Distributed Energy Resources Alliance (DERA) is Formed

(TEMPE, March 27, 2018) – Leaders from Arizona’s solar power industry have come together to form the Distributed Energy Resources Alliance (DERA), a non-profit trade...

It’s Snowing Like Crazy in Flagstaff!

Take a look at the webcams placed throughout the Arizona Snowbowl Ski Resort. It's snowing like crazy! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1lb1SEPCs94&feature=youtu.be Want to see more webcams?  https://www.snowbowl.ski/the-mountain/webcams/ Tempted to hit the...

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...
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