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...

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...

How to Leverage Email Marketing to Reach Prospects

Of all internet marketing strategies, email marketing is one of the strongest platforms you can use to reach your B2B audience. These statistics prove...

How to Submit Your Business to Local Sites to Increase SEO...

Local search marketing is important for your business’s visibility. Qualifying local businesses get a free Google My Business listing which increases your chances of...

Mortgage News – Low Down Payment Loans, Airbnb Income Okay, Loan...

  Low to No Down Payment Mortgages  It is a terrific time to buy a home.   Home sales are strong and rising while supply is dropping. ...

March for Our Lives Arizona Raises Nearly $16,000 in 48 Hours

March for Our Lives Arizona, a nonpartisan, grassroots group of high school students with little to no formal organizing experience, is proud to announce that they...

Happy Birthday to our Executive Editor; Nancy Puffer

Around four or five years ago I tried to recruit a very well accomplished reporter with the Arizona Republic, who served with me on...

Coachella Band with Local Technology Tie to Perform at Phoenix’s Crescent...

  Coachella Band with Local Technology Tie to Perform at Phoenix's Crescent Ballroom   Magic Giant, the LA-based trio recently featured in “Top Ten Awesome Bands...

Humana to Honor, Recognize Vietnam Veterans March 9 in Pinning and...

Humana, a leading health and well-being company, is hosting a Vietnam Veterans Pinning and Proclamation Ceremony on March 9, 2018, from 1 to 3...

“There’s an Essential Oil for That!

You have probably come across these people either on social media or in person. People that proclaim and pitch ideas that essential oils can...

Yuma Fire Buys Local, Saves Bigtime on Ambulance

Shopping local to refurbish an aging ambulance has led to impressive savings for an Arizona fire department. Yuma Fire Chief Steve Irr got creative after...

Girl Scouts–Arizona Cactus-Pine Council Partners with PetSmart Charities® on Local Paw...

PHOENIX – Feb. 20, 2018 — Today, in honor of National Love Your Pet Day, Girl Scouts–Arizona Cactus-Pine Council (GSACPC) in collaboration with PetSmart...

Local Teens Organize “March for Our Lives: Phoenix” in Response to...

Two Arizona teens are organizing a local student-led protest at the Arizona State Capitol on Saturday, March 24th in response to unabated gun violence,...

Arizona House of Representatives Approves Bill that Relaxes Gun Safety Within...

By Hanna Plotnik and Hana Dement   A bill that would relax gun-safety requirements in homes where foster youth live is advancing in the Arizona House...
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Diaper Bank of Central Arizona Helps Struggling Families

Why does Arizona need a diaper bank? Struggling families need diapers. Diapers are expensive and the ongoing need lasts until the infant is potty-trained.  There are...

Answering the Call: Arizona Women Running for Elected Office

Sunday morning, my husband Dave and I attended a donor's brunch for U.S. Rep. Kyrsten Sinema at the home of a very nice couple...

The Flower of Spring with Table Tops Etc.

Anytime someone says "Spring is here!" I can't help but get excited to think about how much the Spring perennials brighten our floral studio....

SUBWAY® Restaurants of Arizona Signs on as Title Sponsor of Arizona...

SUBWAY® Restaurants of Arizona is proud to serve as the title sponsor for the first-ever Quizbowl Arizona, a tournament-style educational contest in partnership with...

Alliance Home Loans Gives Customers Life-changing Opportunities

Owning your own home is the ultimate American dream. But many people face uncertainty and self-doubt when applying for a home loan, with thoughts...

Rust and Associates Provides Trustworthy Financial Solutions

It's tax time, and that means plenty of people are scrambling to get their finances in order. Even the most organized individuals can struggle...

Enter for your chance to win a free Sponsored Content Article...

My Local News AZ is an incredible resource for Arizonans who want to know what's happening in their communities. I am honored to be part...

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...

Wanted: Pierogi and Kielbasa Lovers!

If you like trying new things, or maybe you are craving authenticity of Polish Cuisine, you are going to love this event, so mark...

How to Identify Devious Carpet Cleaning Scams

How to Identify These 3 Devious Carpet Cleaning Scams In 2018   If you’re in search of a professional company to clean your carpet (or any other type...

Woodwind Arizona NSAL Competition

Arizona woodwind players, ages 19 to 25, are invited to enter the Greater Arizona Chapter of the National Society of Arts & Letters 2018...

Bisexuals Make Up 52% of LGBTQ Community

Bisexuals are the silent majority of the LGBTQ community, says a report from the Movement Advancement Project (MAP), an independent think tank that provides...

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...

It’s a fecal matter- awareness for dog owners

As I walk the neighborhood with my four-legged companion, I'm often forced to play hopscotch in several areas of our path. We live in...

USTA Central Arizona Elects Executive Committee; New Board of Directors...

(PHOENIX – Jan. 17, 2018) – The United States Tennis Association (USTA) Central Arizona announces its 2018 executive committee and board of directors:·         Laurie...

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...
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