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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...

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,...

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...

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...
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Are You A “Caring” Landlord?

 Guest Column Just imagine that you own a house or a condo and you decide to rent it out.  You become a landlord, and you...

Volunteers Needed for Phoenix Rainbows Festival

Human Rights Campaign (HRC) is asking for volunteers for the upcoming Phoenix Rainbows Festival, produced by Phoenix Pride. Please join HRC in our efforts...

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...

Arizona Medical Marijuana Innovator Launches New Food Line, Budoodle Noodles

Brightroot, the Tempe-based parent company of The Mint Dispensary and vertical multi-state cannabis dispensary operator and product developer, is introducing a wide range of...
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AZ Boys Launch Free Drink APP!

For the longest time my wife and I would get excited for our Friday night date nights and head out the door. As we'd...
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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...

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...

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...

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...

One Night, Two Armed Robberies in Yuma

A pair of armed robberies kept Yuma police busy on Monday night. The first robbery occurred in the area of Avenue B and 17th Place...

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....

City of Yuma Offers Christmas Tree Recycling

The holidays are over and many families are gearing up to get rid of their tree. Yuma residents are in luck, as the city...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...
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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...

Robson Resort Communities Honored at 2019 Eliant Homebuyers’ Choice Awards

Robson Resort Communities is excited to announce it earned multiple honors at the 2019 Annual Eliant Homebuyers’ Choice Awards for its commitment to providing...

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...

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...

Local Business Consulting Firm Expands to Florida

Locally based RCG Valuation & Monetization has expanded to the Southeast Coast with a new branch office located in Aventura, Fla. After two years...

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...

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...

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...
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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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

Volunteer for PRIDE Night at the Arizona State Fair

Volunteer with the ONE Community team for PRIDE Night at the Arizona State Fair. ONE Community PRIDE Night happens on October 27th. Hosted by ONE...

March 1 Is Deadline for Nonprofits To Register for Arizona Gives...

The March 1 deadline to register for Arizona Gives Day, a 24-hour online fund-raising event benefiting Arizona’s nonprofits, is rapidly approaching. Pre-scheduled donations begin...

OpenWorks Appoints Liz Caracciolo as Chief Operating Officer

  OpenWorks, a leading national facility services and commercial cleaning franchise operator, has appointed Liz Caracciolo as its Chief Operating Officer. Caracciolo...

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...

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...
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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...

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...

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...
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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...

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...

POWER SKYSCRAPERS The new solar power source

Skyscrapers could soon generate their own power and go “Green” thanks to a new see-through solar window kit designed as a building-integrated photovoltaics (BIPV)...

10 Community Advocates Receive Heart in Hand Awards

Ten community advocates from across the state have been named 2019 Heart in Hand Award winners by Wildfire, formerly the Arizona Community Action Association,...

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...

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,...

Arizona Farmer Enjoys, Entertains Loyal Instagram Following

One local Arizona farmer is showcasing his beautiful Southwest Sonoran surroundings on Instagram, and his followers are loving it! Jon Densmore is a farmer from...

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...

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...

Border Agents Catch Drug Smuggler

Officers with U.S. Customs and Border Protection are hard at work, patrolling Arizona's borders to keep Americans safe and secure. One of their most recent...
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Scottsdale Contemporary Art Gallery to Host ‘Pop-Up’ Shows: FIAT LUX Oct....

A transformative new art experience is opening in Scottsdale this October. A cross between an art gallery and a pop-up show, this season FIAT LUX (located...

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?...
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21st Annual DATOS: The State of Arizona’s Hispanic Market

Hispanics in the United States have quickly become one of the fastest growing populations, so it comes as no surprise that the economic impacts...

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...
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Diversity Makes Fashion History

For the first time in history, every New York Fashion Week presentation this year  featured at least one model of color.   More specifically, the...

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,...

Exclusive Interview with Bisbee Mayor David Smith about proposed Mar-a-Wallgo Resort

By: Joseph Lewis I had the the fortunate opportunity to sit down with Mayor David Smith of Bisbee, Arizona on a beautiful day in late...

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...

Hooters Promotes Valentine’s Day Special: Shred a Pic of Your Ex!

Happy Valentine's Day! Head on down to your local Hooters for an exceptional and entertaining experience on the romantic holiday. If you've had your heart...

Is Cash Still King?

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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...

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...

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,...

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...

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...

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...

Help Raise PTSD Awareness

Help Raise PTSD Awareness  PTSD is the root cause and is “the deadliest wound of war.” In fact, while there are 58,195 names on the...
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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...

Families Welcome at Civic Center New Year’s Celebration

Wondering where the entire family can ring in the New Year? Look no further- head on down to the Yuma Civic Center for a celebration to be remembered!...
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