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Pedego McDowell Mountain and Primrose School of North Scottsdale Grand Opening...

  Who: Pedego McDowell Mountain and Primrose School of North Scottsdale will host a communal grand opening celebration and open house event with a ribbon cutting...

Bashas’ Supermarkets Team Up With FirstFruits to Donate More than 20,000...

Now that pandemic-related SNAP benefits have ended, more people are turning to their local food banks to help make ends meet. Thanks to a...

Bashas’ Family of Stores Aims to Increase Workforce by 500 Before...

Bashas’ Family of Stores will hold a hiring event this Tuesday, Oct. 17, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., at its new Corporate Support...

Tempe Wakes Up to find itself in Hot Water

By: Ken Tanqueruss Tempe residents were justifiably alarmed by the news they awoke to this morning. Distressed and disturbed. Beginning at dawn, Tempe Town Lake was...

Embark on a Spectacular Danube River Golf Adventure with Dream Vacations...

Seven-Night Cruise Visits Budapest, Slovakia, Germany, Austria and Prague in October 2024 Discover the ultimate European getaway with an unforgettable river cruise hosted by Dream...

National Golf Month Spots

It’s National Golf Month! Below is a list of local golf locations you can take a swing at. Flex your golfing skills with your...

Zingara Brings a Southern European Experience to Scottsdale

Combined Coffee Shop, Bespoke Market and Wine Bar to Open Late Summer SCOTTSDALE- Long-time Arizona restaurateur and entrepreneur Hera Ambrosio is proud to announce her...

Downtown Tempe Plans Sunday Fun-Days to Kick off Fall-O-Ween

It’s sure to be a fun-filled fall with the return of several popular family-friendly fun events in Downtown Tempe. Favorites like the Second Sundays...

Bashas’ Announces Promotions

Three new appointments within Bashas’ Family of Stores are bolstering talent among the leadership teams at two of their brands, AJ’s Fine Foods and...

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...

Kierland Fine Art & Wine Festival Showcases Renowned Artists and AZ...

A one-of-a-kind outdoor gallery will create a delightful visual backdrop for an exquisite sensory experience featuring a curated selection of fine art, wine and...

Celebrate New Years Day with a Bloody Mary and Brunch

Americans love New Year's Eve! With parties, drinks, resolutions and the excitement of a new year, it’s no wonder 41% of Americans say it’s...

New Border Resort Hailed as Crown Jewel of Trump Dynasty

In what will likely be the crown jewel of the Trump dynasty, officials from Arizona, Mexico and the Trump Organization recently announced a collaborative...

Washington, DC Bald Eagle Nest Cam Chicks to take pilgrimage to...

(Originally Published April 1,2016 for our April Fools Day edition)   DC & Phoenix Arizona |Two babies in the nation’s capitol are causing quite...

Lectric eBikes Riders Log Thousands of Miles Inspiring New VIP Loyalty...

Lectric eBikes riders to be rewarded by going the distance in “Lectrifying” their lives PHOENIX (Sept. 28, 2023) – As a show of appreciation for...

Tasting with Tequila Corrido

Come taste tequila like you never have before. Maestra Tequilera Ana Maria Romero Mena is hosting a Tequila Corrido tasting and bottle signing at...

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...

Local Musician Streams Live From Downtown Phoenix

The temps are in and it’s going to be a scorcher this week in Phoenix! With people looking for things to do, local musician...

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...

Trump’s Mar-A-Wallgo T Shirt proceeds to help Mexico pay for the...

At My Local News we want to do all that we can to help Mexico pay for the wall, as President Trump has promised...

GiGi’s Playhouse Celebrates World Down Syndrome Day

Secretary of State Adrian Fontes presented GiGi’s Playhouse Phoenix with an official proclamation at their 8th anniversary that declares March 21 as World Down...

Root for DBacks with these Deals

We can’t wait to root for our boys in the World Series! And businesses across the Valley are offering plenty of deals to help...

Nonprofits to Support for National Nonprofit Day

August 17 is National Nonprofit Day – it is a day to recognize the ongoing efforts of the organizations around us to serve the...

Becoming Othello: A Black Girl’s Journey

What: Becoming Othello: A Black Girl's JourneyOne of the best victory stories ever told. Join the Southwest Shakespeare Company for the national premiere of...

Bashas’ Names C4 Foundation the Winner of $50,000 Donation in Charity...

Culminating its weeks-long Community Choice Charity Challenge, Bashas’ named C4 Foundation the grand prize winner of a $50,000 donation during a special event at...

Grow A Reader Virtual Book Drive Addresses Critical Need for Children’s...

It’s a staggering statistic — nearly 2 out of 3 children in low-income Arizona communities do not have a single children's book to call...

Bashas’ Halloween Celebrations in Stores Across the State Oct. 28

Arizona families across the state are invited to creep and crawl into their neighborhood Bashas’ supermarket for some fun-filled holiday treats and activities the...

Cancer Support Community Arizona CEO Receives Fellowship Award

Virginia G. Piper Charitable Trust selected Cancer Support Community Arizona CEO Debbie DiCarlo as a recipient of one of its nine Piper Fellowship award...

Kierland OktoberWest Festival to Take Place Saturday, Oct. 15, 2022

 Get ready to clap your hands and stomp your feet as The Westin Kierland Resort in Scottsdale will soon host its inaugural OktoberWest Festival,...

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...

Bashas’ launches a 90-day celebration for its 90th anniversary

Bashas’ will begin a 90-day celebration this month to commemorate its 90th anniversary. From grocery card giveaways and an attempt to break a GUINNESS...

Raley’s Completes Purchase of the Bashas’ Company

Raley’s has announced the completion of the Bashas’ acquisition.  As previously shared, Raley’s had entered into a definitive agreement to purchase all the assets...

Food City Celebrates 20 Years of Hosting Community Soccer Tournament

After a two-year hiatus due to the coronavirus pandemic, Food City’s annual soccer tournament, Copa Food City, returns to the Phoenix Events Complex (2209...

Bashas’ Announces EBT SNAP Online Acceptance for Same-Day Grocery Delivery and...

Shoppers looking for accessibility and convenience have a new option for their grocery purchases. Bashas’ more than 100 grocery stores across Arizona are now...

Hues of Hope

Join us for an evening of hope, benefiting families affected by ALS on April 1 from 5:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. Now in its...

OktoberWest Festival returns to The Westin Kierland Resort & Spa

Country dance fans looking for a hot spot to do some boot-scootin’ and boogie-in’ will find a fun-filled dance floor and plenty more classic...

Bashas’ Brings the Carnival to Town for This Year’s Donut Flavor...

Vivid fluorescent lights, childlike squeals of delight, and an unmistakable aroma of sunshine, machine oil, and sweet, sticky indulgences. These are sights, sounds, and...

Bashas’ to Donate $50,000 to a Lucky Nonprofit Sept. 23

Supermarket chain will announce which one charity (out of 10 finalists) received the most online votes from the community; Trey Basha will present that...

Make Valentine’s Day Gift-Giving Easy and Affordable at Bashas’ and Food...

  Bashas’ and Food City grocery stores are full of thoughtful gifts for Valentines of all kinds, from significant others to kids, pets, friends, classmates,...

(Satire) Video: Mar-A-Wallgo Just the Beginning: More Border Resorts Planned

As the grand opening of the new Mar-a-Wallgo resort approaches, experts from both countries, as well as the Trump Organization, are scrambling to estimate...

Tempe Wakes Up to find itself in Hot Water

By: Ken Tanqueruss Tempe residents were justifiably alarmed by the news they awoke to this morning. Distressed and disturbed. Beginning at dawn, Tempe Town Lake was...

Z’Tejas Guacamole and Margarita Making Class

Discover the vibrant world of margaritas and guacamole in an unforgettable class at Z'Tejas! For only $50, immerse yourself in the art of crafting...

Blue Cross Blue Shield of Arizona Holds Free Medicare Information Sessions

Healthcare needs can radically change as people age, which makes having a keen understanding of Medicare options vital. With more options than ever before,...

(Opinion) Mar-a-Wallgo is Tourism to Make America Great Again

During his campaign, President Donald Trump promised to make America great again. That’s why 63,000,000 intelligent, future-minded Americans elected the host of Celebrity Apprentice...

Orpheus Male Chorus Presents Benefit Concert for 100 Club of Arizona

ALL ticket proceeds benefit families of first responders killed or injured in line of dutyThe Orpheus Male Chorus of Phoenix is proud to present...

Education Forward Arizona Awards More Than $2.3 Million in Scholarships

The start of a new school year is a busy time for many. As students across the country return to the classroom this fall,...

(Satire) Mar-A-Wallgo to Offer Golf, ATV Tours, and Simulated Border Patrols

As President Donald Trump prepares to open his flagship border resort, Mar-a-Wallgo, hundreds have already signed up for the hotel's expansive tour and excursion...

Mint Cannabis Celebrates Valentine’s Day with Sweet, Infused Treats

No matter whether you are single or attached this Valentine’s Day, the Mint’s cannabis kitchen has you covered!The Mint Café’s professional chefs are offering...

Bashas’ to Celebrate the Best Standout Flavors In Donut Contest

From throwback childhood flavors – like Root Beer, Butterscotch, Neapolitan, Key Lime and Banana Split – to today’s unconventional flavor mashups – like Strawberry...

Free Cappuccino at Zingara Coffee Shop, Bespoke Market and Wine Bar...

Zingara Coffee Shop, Bespoke Market and Wine Bar is one of Scottsdale's newest eateries. On November 8, National Cappuccino Day, Zingara will be offering...

Bashas’ Holds Family-Friendly Halloween Celebrations in Stores on Sat. Oct. 29

Arizona families across the state are invited to creep and crawl into their neighborhood Bashas’ supermarket for some fun-filled holiday treats and activities the...

The Foster Alliance Announces Holiday Joy Drive

The Foster Alliance, the non-profit previously known as Arizona Helping Hands, organizes one of the state’s largest toy drives, the Holiday Joy Drive. In...

Bashas’ Invites Arizonans to Get Nostalgic to Celebrate its 90th Anniversary

As it prepares to officially celebrate 90 years of serving Arizona later this year, Bashas’ is inviting Arizonans across the state to look back...

Blue Cross Blue Shield of Arizona Employees to Fill 1,000 JoyJars...

In support of the Jessie Rees Foundation, an estimated 170 Blue Cross Blue Shield of Arizona  employees will volunteer their time to fill 1,000 JoyJars with toys,...

Picture Perfect Dinner Locations

With the holidays around the corner, Arizonans are making plans for visiting friends and family. Odds are, many are looking for restaurant ideas for...

Power Ranch Golf Club Launches Greens and Bunker Renovation Project

Award-Winning Course Will Invest Approximately $2.6 Million Dollars to Update Facility PHOENIX – Power Ranch Golf Club, owned by Thompson Golf Group, is closing its...

Blue Cross Blue Shield of Arizona Foundation opens grant application window,...

The Blue Cross Blue Shield of Arizona Foundation for Community & Health Advancement announced today that it has opened its discretionary grant application window...

Father’s Day Gift Guide

With Father’s Day coming up, people are looking for the perfect gift for dad!Whether your dad is sporty, musical, into food or anywhere in...

Video: Mar-A-Wallgo – an investigative series into Trump’s New Border...

When we first got wind of this planned project I must say that it was hard to believe.  Just the scale of it alone...

TEMPE TOWN LAKE TO BECOME ENCASED IN BIOSPHERE TYPE STRUCTURE –...

Tempe, Arizona. My Local News has learned from top ranking city and state officials that a Biosphere type project is planned to enclose the Tempe Town Lake. The glass domed enclosure is expected to entirely enclose the 225 Acre Lake and be sealed from the outside the outside environment through multiple airlocks. The dome is expected to top out at 2,432 Feet which is almost twice the height of the neighboring Tempe Butte at 1,398 feet.

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...

Arizona Gives Day is on the Way

Arizona Gives Day is almost here! This 24-hour state-wide campaign is when people across the state join forces to support the causes that mean...

Gelato Cimmino Announces Grand Opening in Gilbert

Celebrated for its true-to-roots Italian gelato, Gelato Cimmino is thrilled to announce the grand opening of its latest Arizona location in Gilbert. Located in...

Education Forward Arizona and Freeport-McMoRan Foundation Partnership Expands to Support 200...

The Freeport-McMoRan Foundation recently announced an investment of $6 million to increase access to higher education for Native American students as part of an...

4th Annual Cinco de Chandler at Ghett’ Yo’ Taco!

Wish you could be spending Cinco de Mayo at Rocky Point? Get the next best thing at the annual two-day Ghett’ Yo’ Taco Cinco...
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VISIT MESA PILES ON THE DEALS FOR SPRING TRAINING, SPRING BREAK

VisitMesaDeals.com showcases hotel packages, restaurant discounts, attractions savings and more for locals and visitors! Feb. 22, 2021 – (MESA, Ariz.) – Visit Mesa launched their exclusive...

Business Leaders Come Together in Support of The Larry Fitzgerald Foundation’s...

Larry Fitzgerald, Jr. hosted the 13th annual Fitz’s Supper Club event presented by Dominick’s Steakhouse benefitting The Larry Fitzgerald Foundation.The sold-out event, which integrated...

Adult Congenital Heart Association’s Walk for 1 in 100 Returns to...

Family-friendly Walk Will Raise Awareness, Funds for Adults Living with Congenital Heart Defects TEMPE, Ariz. – The Adult Congenital Heart Association will hold its annual...

Justin Bieber to Enroll in ASU Political Science Department

(Originally published April 1,2016 for April Fools Day)  Phoenix, Arizona |  Justin Bieber played to a sold out crowd in at the Gila River...

Opinion: Mar-a-Wallgo is Tourism to Make America Great Again

During his campaign, President Donald Trump promised to make America great again. That’s why 63,000,000 intelligent, future-minded Americans elected the host of Celebrity Apprentice...

Community leaders gather to launch clean water initiative in south Phoenix

The Blue Cross Blue Shield of Arizona Foundation for Community & Health Advancement recently awarded a $25,000 grant to Water Works to bring safe, clean...

Where to get Holiday Goodies

Holiday season means one thing: parties. Not everyone has time to make a show-stopping dish to bring and, let’s be honest, the grocery store...

Baazar Comida: A 5-Star Dining Experience on the Cusp of Two...

With plans moving forward for the new Trump hotel, Mar-a-Wallgo, extravagant fine dining experiences are also in the works. One the the most anticipated...

Food City Spices Things Up for Hatch Green Chile Season

 While many of us cannot wait for cooler temperatures to arrive, it is about to get a lot hotter throughout the state due to...

Business Leaders Commit to Significantly Advance the Number of Arizonans Pursuing...

On the heels of Arizona Gov. Katie Hobbs naming September “Arizona Career Awareness Month,” Education Forward Arizona President and CEO Rich Nickel today joined...

November Community Book Sale events from Southwest Human Development

Support Southwest Human Development by checking out these community events and pick up a copy of their newest book, This Little Farmer Went to...