Zero waste: A goal for Arizona cities

Phoenix, Ariz. -- Recyclables placed in the blue bin get collected every week at the curb, but, it turns out, a majority of that...

Honey bees’ importance to the environment and businesses

PHOENIX, Ariz. – Honey bees are important, they help pollinate most fruits, vegetables and other produce, making them an integral and nearly irreplaceable part of...

Tempe events: December 18, 2018-January 7, 2019

Tempe’s calendar is full of exciting events through the end of 2018. Check out the five exciting events below and view a complete listing of Tempe...

Tempe awards local teachers, aspiring artists with grant funding for arts...

The arts make Tempe a better city. They create a sense of place and help attract visitors. They capture the city’s eclectic identity. Studies...

“Out of Africa” Art Show

Phoenix, Arizona (December 18, 2018) – Phil Mastores and his wife Sarah recently spent a month traveling across Africa, where Phil had the opportunity...

Commit Agency Experiences Tremendous Growth in Second Half of 2018

The Valley’s foremost authority on brand strategy and consumer experience, Commit Agency, has announced exciting new developments in the second half of 2018 that...

Tempe Community Action Agency Looks to Grow City’s Only Homeless Shelter...

As the spirit of holiday giving is in full swing, Tempe Community Action Agency is asking for the community’s help to provide...

Queen Creek Middle School HOSA Students Give Back to Community

The holidays are here which means family, friends, and food. However, for some families, food can be hard to come by during the holidays....

Zion & Zion Study Finds Seniors’ Digital Usage Dramatically Greater...

TEMPE, Ariz. (Dec. 13, 2018) – Seniors use digital technology in their daily lives more than you might think, according to a new study...

Tempe Prep Senior spends summer at Harvard, Girls State, and volunteering...

You thought your summer was busy? Tempe Prep Senior Jacqueline Kirk had arguably one of the most eventful and interesting sum­mers possible. Between three...

Tempe events: December 11-17, 2018

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 the Tempe Tourism...

West Valley Area Businesses Invited to Enter to Win a Free...

The Giordano’s team can’t think of a better way to celebrate the 12 days of Christmas than with some of its ooey-goey, piping-hot, stuffed-deep-dish...

Crazed Holidays? Tips for Slowing Down and Enjoying the Season

Seems each year the holiday season gets fuller of things you’re “supposed to do” to make your days be merry and bright, instead of...

Celebrate the Season Supporting LGBTQ and Homeless Youth

The saying “home for the holidays” doesn’t exist for hundreds of LGBTQ youth in the Valley and beyond. They are on the streets or...

Winter Tempe Opportunities brochure highlights sports, fitness, arts and educational programs

The winter Tempe Opportunities brochure is filled with easy, convenient and economical solutions to keep the entire family active as you kick off the...

New Year, New Home (Makeover) at The Maricopa County Home and...

The Maricopa County Home & Garden Show, the largest home show in the Southwest, returns to the Arizona State Fairgrounds Friday, January 11 through...

Connecting Down Syndrome Communities Through Social Media

Five minutes on Facebook will tell you a lot about the world—unfortunately, one usually doesn’t leave with an optimistic view of humanity. From the...

My Local Business: LASHED

My Local News - Arizona is a huge supporter of all things local and we love to help local business get the word out...

Tempe Community Action Agency Introduces Adopt-a-Family Project

Tempe Community Action Agency (TCAA) is encouraging the community to spread some holiday cheer this season by adopting a TCAA-enrolled family and...

Teddy Vanders Oral Arguments Postponed

On Friday, Teddy Vanders made an appearance in the Maricopa County Superior Court.    The defense attorney, Elyse Fune, and prosecutor, Kate Boehm appeared in front...

King of Glory Concert Series

The KOG Concert Series will close out the fall 2018 season by hosting the East Valley Barbershop Harmonizers on Sunday, December 9 at 2:00...

Volunteer Facilitator Training for Family Caregiver Video Series on December 5

Duet: Partners In Health & Aging is holding a facilitator training session for the “Finding Meaning and Hope” video discussion series, produced in partnership...

Water Still a Problem for Phoenix

Phoenix, despite its water use decreasing by one-third since 1980, has still been named the ‘least sustainable city’ as recent as 2011. The...

Recreation of Batman’s Wayne Manor will emerge in south Phoenix

A nonprofit organization plans to recreate the 1960s Batman series’ Stately Wayne Manor in south Phoenix, just a mile away from their...

Someburros Owner and Book Author Pays Visit to Frank Elementary

Many people may be familiar with Arizona Mexican food restaurant Someburros, but last week, Frank Elementary students learned first-hand how this local chain got its...

Middle Kid Zone now taking registrations for spring: New Gililland location...

Tempe’s Middle Kid Zone is now accepting registrations for its winter and spring out-of-school-time programs at Ward Traditional Academy, Fees, Tempe Academy and Gililland...

Selleh Park floating islands could improve water quality, create wildlife habitat

The pond at Selleh Park is now home to four floating islands that could help improve water quality without the use of chemicals. The...

Tempe events: December 4-10

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 the Tempe Tourism...

Colby Cruisers Raising Funds to Donate Bikes to Grandchildren Being Raised...

It’s the season to make holiday wishes come true and Colby Cruisers, a Gilbert-based bike wholesaler/retailer, is teaming up with Duet, a Phoenix area...

Social Media Helps Increase Young Adult Turnout During Thanksgiving Weekend Sales

More than 165 million people participated in the holiday sales in the five-day period between Thanksgiving Day and Cyber Monday. Online retailers saw huge...

ASPIRE Academy Students Take First Prize at ASU Cryptorally Competition

Students from ASPIRE Academy took home first place this past weekend at Arizona State University’s annual Cryptorally Competition! Cryptology is the science of making and...

Water Still A Problem for Phoenix

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CANADIAN FIRST NATIONS AWARD-WINNING SINGER, BEATRICE DEER, TO PERFORM AT HEARD...

The Heard Museum in Phoenix is hosting First Friday on Fri. Dec. 7, 2018, 6-10 p.m. with FREE admission to see award-winning singer and...

ASU is no stranger to bike theft

TEMPE, Ariz. – Bikes are common around big colleges campuses such as ASU. They are used by students but also some faculty and staff to...

The Healthy Alternative to ‘Vaping’

ASU students are all familiar with JUUL’s after it being on the market for just over a year. They flocked towards it’s small glowing...

Litchfield Park Native American Gathering Looking for Volunteers

LITCHFIELD PARK, Ariz. (Nov. 29, 2018):  The Litchfield Park Gathering, a Native American festival featuring more than 100 artists representing tribal affiliations from across the...

Downtown Phoenix Vegan Restaurant Embraces Becoming Mainstream

Vegan living is one of the largest growing consumer markets and should be capitalized on, according to an article from Forbes. Downtown Phoenix vegan...

Free Financial Fitness workshop series featuring Steve Savant coming to Tempe...

questions about social security that have never been answered. The Tempe Public Library is hosting a workshop series to help answer all your financial...

December at the Tempe History Museum: Music, Peruvian dancing and a...

Music, Peruvian dancing and a Tempe holiday tradition are all happening this month at the Tempe History Museum and Petersen House. The museum’s feature...

Celebrate the holiday season at historic Petersen House beginning Dec. 1

Experience a Tempe Christmas tradition at the Petersen House for three weekends in December. Celebrating turn-of-the-century style with a Danish flair in honor of...

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...

ASU’s Jewish Sorority is Growing Both on Campus and in the...

Alpha Epsilon Phi is one of the newest sororities on Arizona State University’s campus. Founded in Spring 2018, the Jewish sorority recently welcomed a...

Global tech recruiter creates jobs in greater Phoenix with new office...

The Arizona tech scene is expanding at a phenomenal rate; the local Technology Council found more than 8,000 technology companies operating in the state,...

Profile: ASU West Professor Joins Fight Against Prop. 305

Arizona State University English professor Sharon Kirsch has been teaching for 27 years and still feels the same passion she felt since...

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...

Zion & Zion Study Reveals Timing of Students’ College Attendance Considerations

TEMPE, Ariz. (Nov. 28, 2018) – At a time when the sheer number of colleges is at an all-time high, and the number of...

Where Is Your Child Going to Middle School?

Learn more about Tempe Middle Schools at our last two Middle School Orientation Nights! These events are the perfect opportunity for you and your...

Transgender Community Unites for Vigil

 People of the transgender community gathered in front of the Capitol building on Tuesday evening for a candlelight vigil in remembrance of all transgender...

TONIGHT! Tempe Prep Invites 5th Grade Families to Middle School Information...

Current 5th to 7th grade students and their families are invited to learn more about the education offered at Tempe Preparatory Academy at its...

Missing Pregnant Woman Found Safe

After two weeks, Mesa Police have safely found a missing pregnant woman. According to authorities, 32-year-old Kendall Gurley went missing on Wednesday, November 14th. She was...

Tempe events: November 27-December 3, 2018

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 the Tempe Tourism...

Arizona Organizations Search For Solutions to Domestic Violence Against People With...

According to an NPR report released earlier this year, the intellectual and developmental disabilities community is four times more likely to become victims of...

Dominique Flagg: The Root of Inspiration

To be raised in a single parent household by a teen parent would be difficult enough for any child. To become the oldest and...

Adopting Success One Customer at a Time

Over the past decade, Adopt Technologies has grown exponentially, and has made a name for itself in the technology business in Arizona. Adopt Technologies is...

Sinema Brings Representation to the Senate

This election season, Kyrsten Sinema’s victory made her the first female senator for Arizona. But the win marked another milestone as she has now...

Arizona Girl Prevents Kidnapping By Asking for Family Code Word

A very brave 10-year-old girl from Arizona is receiving praise from police after her quick thinking when she didn't feel safe. Maddison Raines and her...

The Problem with Ballot (Language)

The midterm elections have come and gone, but Arizona voters may still not understand what they actually voted for. This year Ballotpedia, a non-partisan voter...

PebbleCreek Announces Golf Course Expansion

PebbleCreek, a Robson Resort Community, is excited to announce the completion of seven new holes and renovations of the Tuscany Falls Golf Course.  With...

Downtown Phoenix Growth Transforming Tourism and Business Industries

Downtown Phoenix has not only transformed visually, but the downtown Development has transformed its tourism and business industries economically. “Downtown development…it definitely impacts the...

Holiday Happenings at Park West Shopping Center

Park West shopping center is transforming into holiday headquarters to provide an experience for everyone, even the furriest of friends. Happenings at the West...

OPINION: Tempe Prop 418 Passes by Landslide, Over Granville’s Opposition

The historical approval of Tempe Prop 418 Code of Conduct reform charter amendment, by an overwhelming amount of at least 78 percent of Tempe’s...

Human Services Campus Will Celebrate Successes in Ending Homelessness at “I...

The Human Services Campus (HSC) will recognize and celebrate individuals who have made successful journeys from homelessness to self sufficiency at the 15thannual I Am...

Catholic Charities Collecting Toys, Clothes for Emergency Santa Program

Catholic Charities, through its CARE Partnership, Care Campus, is collecting new toys for children up to 17 years of age for parentsin Mesa to...

Dog Causes Commotion on State Route 51

A dog got into a tricky situation on Tuesday morning as the free-spirited canine was spotted running up and down State Route 51 in...

Foot Soldiers of Democracy

Over the past two years, Americans expressed their frustration for the political turmoil on both sides the isle. However, the midterm elections seem to...

DPS Troopers Stop Pickup on I-17

  According to the Arizona Department of Public Safety, troopers pulled over a pickup truck and took at least one person into custody following the...

Phoenix Police Partners With Barrows

The Phoenix Police Department is taking steps to ensure its officers know how to respond when they come across people who have...

New tutoring service connects students to certified teachers

Educational Services, Inc. (ESI), the leading provider of employee staffing for school districts introduced its newest service, LearnerLink. LearnerLink is a tutoring and mentoring...

Tempe events: November 20-26, 2018

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 the Tempe Tourism...

Giordano’s Celebrates the Season with Holiday Deals

Whether you skip breakfast to nab Black Friday doorbusters, or plan to be staring at the computer screen as midnight approaches on Cyber Monday,...

East Valley Businesses Win 1st AZ Walking Challenge

 MORE THAN 2,000 AZ EMPLOYEES LOGGED NEARLY 500 MILLION STEPS IN INAUGURAL ARIZONA WALKING CHALLENGE  Thirty-four companies from across the state stepped up their...

Free College Connect workshop on Dec. 1: Everything you need to...

College Connect is hosting a workshop on Saturday, Dec. 1 that will cover everything students and parents need to know about finding and applying...

Suzy Foundation Holiday Arts and Craft Fair

Holiday Arts & Craft Fair Sponsored by the Suzy Foundation 12.1.2018 | 9am-2pm Tempe High School 1730 S. Mill Avenue, Tempe, AZ Free Admission and Parking Open to the Public   The...

LA Fitness Undertakes Major Renovation of Arizona Locations

LA Fitness, an operator of 43 clubs in the state of Arizona, is launching a large-scale remodeling effort of 21 metropolitan Phoenix and five...

$4 Million Renovation and New Tenants Announced at Park West

Commercial Investment Real Estate (CIRE) Equity is excited to announce five new tenants at Park West in Peoria. FOREVER 21, Cold Beers & Cheeseburgers,...

APS Foundation Gives $200,000 to Expand ST Math Across Arizona

Thanks to an ongoing partnership between APS Foundation and MIND Research Institute, Arizona students are experiencing math in a whole new light. A grant...

Under the Mizzletoe

 It’s everything you never knew you wanted in a holiday show! From heartwarming to humorous, to everything in-between,” Under the Mizzletoe” is the perfect...

Home for the Holidays

  Phoenix Theatre and Davisson Entertainment are proud to present, Home for the Holidays, a cabaret show in the Hormel Theatre at Phoenix Theatre on...

Valley Dermatologists Share Ways To Protect Your Body’s Largest Organ

Valley Dermatologists Share Ways To Protect Your Body’s Largest Organ (PHOENIX)– Your skin is your body’s largest organ. It keeps stuff in (like water) and keeps stuff...
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