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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...

Rep. Don Shooter Wins 2016 Legislative Session Champions Award

LEGISLATIVE IMPACT – Rep. Don Shooter (R – Yuma, Dist. 13) was recognized by the Arizona Association for Economic Development (AAED) with a 2016...

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...

(Opinion) For the Next Generation, Vote YES on Prop 127

We’ve seen a plethora of press, mailers, and nasty TV ads designed to confuse voters about the Clean Healthy AZ ballot initiative, Prop 127,...

“No Promo Homo” Laws Strike Conversation

Advocates say Arizona’s so-called “No Promo Homo” law, that prohibits schools from teaching safe practices for homosexual sex, is stigmatizing and endangering the LGBT...

Renovated Terminal 3 to Get New Name

Terminal 3 at Sky Harbor International Airport has been undergoing massive upgrades, and it will soon receive a new name.  On Wednesday, Phoenix City Council...

Opinion: Councilmember Kolby Granville Should Pay His Ethics Legal Bill

Tempe City Councilmember Kolby Granville, recently made history, by becoming the first Tempe City Councilmember to face a city council reprimand, for an ethics...

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...

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...

OPINION: Education Suffers When our Students Live with ‘Fear’ Due to...

By Dr. Lupita Ley Hightower, Superintendent, Tolleson Elementary School District   The UCLA Civil Rights Project recently presented the findings of a first-of-its-kind study during a...
Reginald Bolding

Opinion: Bolding Remains a Teacher at Heart, a Voice Against an...

Arizona Rep. Reginald Bolding, of the 27th District, never saw himself in government; in fact, growing up, he never even knew of the grandiose...

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...

State High Court Shoots Down Tucson Gun Ordinance

The City of Tucson has been working to get guns off its streets. On occasion, the Tucson Police Department will hold gun buybacks, and...

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...

Arizona Judge Protects LGBTQ Protections in Phoenix

A judge has ruled that a business owner's religious beliefs do not entitle them to a license to discriminate against LGBTQ people!  With similar...
Mayor Greg Stanton

Phoenix’s Mayor Stanton Responds to You-Know-Who Protests

President Donald Trump gave a 77-minute speech at his Phoenix campaign rally Aug. 22. Following the rally, Phoenix police deployed pepper spray and tear...

Mayor John Giles discusses accomplishments, challenges, and his bid for re-election

MESA, Arizona — Mayor John Giles was not born into a particularly politically-involved family. His father was a Mesa elementary school principle for three...

Moms Demand Action Prepare For Lobby Day

Last month's school shooting in Parkland, Florida that left 17 dead and 14 others injured was the latest in a continuous pattern of preventable,...

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...

Poll: Arizona Voters Rank Education As Top Issue

For the second year running, Arizona voters believe education is the most important issue facing our state. In fact, results from a statewide survey...

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...

(Opinion) The Case For Survey-Based Goal Setting

When I first got on Council I pushed for a Residential and Commercial Code Compliance survey.  Basically, I asked that we create an objective...

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...

Schapira to Announce Decision on Bid for Superintendent of Public Instruction

Tempe City Council member David Schapira plans to announce his decision on whether to run for the state Superintendent of Public Instruction on Tuesday,...

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...

Rally in Solidarity With the Muslim Community

In light of Trump's discriminatory and Islamophobic rhetoric and legislature, we are joining together in a peaceful demonstration of our support for the mosques...

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...

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...

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’ 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...

My Turn: Tempe is Committed to Balancing Cars, Bikes in Transportation...

(Tempe, Arizona) - As a forward-looking city, Tempe strives to provide a high quality of life for all of its residents. Since the Tempe in...

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,...

Opinion: First Amendment Does Not Excuse Granville’s Ethical Violations

In Tempe Councilman Kolby Granville’s public statement (July 29, 2017) regarding his second consecutive council reprimand for personnel code and ethics violations, Mr. Granville...

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...

Opinion: What the Media Won’t Tell You About Tucson’s Sales Tax...

Yes, it is only May, but who says we can’t have a special election during a City Council election year? What’s a couple hundred thousand dollars...

Voter Registration Increases 57K Since General Election

Secretary of State Michele Reagan has announced the latest voter registration figures and the number of registrants in Arizona has increased 57,656 to more...

Advocates Call to End the Sale of All Flavored Tobacco Products...

PHOENIX – A wide-ranging coalition of advocates and organizations have joined Phoenix City Councilman Michael Nowakowski to call for an end to the sale...

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...

Valley military moms supported by Star Spangled Babies® baby shower

In honor of Military Appreciation Month, 50 new and expecting military moms were treated to a baby shower just for them. Operation Homefront hosted...

First-time Candidate Vega Qualifies for Tempe City Council Ballot

  By 8:31 am on Monday November 13, the Tempe City Clerk’s office accepted 3 times the number of required petition signatures for Genevieve Vega....

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...

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...

Opinion: Tempe’s Renewable Energy Future

In a few days, my city will have an opportunity to make history and set us on a path toward a more resilient future....

Phoenix Mayoral Candidate Forum

Phoenix Mayoral Candidate Forum on Health, Housing & Homelessness Dignity Health HOMeVP (Health and Housing of Medically Vulnerable People Committee), Vitalyst, and the Arizona Housing...

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...

Four Arizona Mayors Speak Out on Commitment to Renewable Energy

Last week, U.S. President Donald Trump announced that the United States would withdraw from the Paris Climate Accord. The agreement, signed by 195 nations,...

FWD.us Launches Arizona Coalition to Advocate for Immigration Reform

FWD.us, a national, bipartisan organization founded by Mark Zuckerberg and other tech leaders focused on promoting comprehensive immigration reform, recently launched a new statewide...

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...

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,...
ASU's Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communication

What the ASU Community Thinks of Revoking Rose’s Award

Arizona State University’s Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communication sends message that sexual misconduct will not be tolerated or overseen in the...

Opinion: Doreen Garlid is the Tempe City Council Race’s Standout Newcomer

Tempe voters: if you haven’t already received your Tempe municipal ballot in the mail, you will very soon. While most of the attention has...

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...

How To Run For Tempe City Council – A Guide

Running for Tempe City Council can be a daunting task.  I should know, the first time I ran in 2000 I lost badly!  I...

Tempe Councilman Granville’s Top 3

Tempe Councilman Granville's Top 3 (1) Gentrification Workgroup Gentrification is broadly defined as "the buying and renovating of property in urban areas, thus improving property values,...

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...

Sen. Gail Griffin Wins 2016 Legislative Session Champions Award

LEGISLATIVE IMPACT – Sen. Gail Griffin (R – Hereford, Dist.6) was recognized by the Arizona Association for Economic Development (AAED) with a 2016 Legislative...

Rep. Brenda Barton Wins 2016 Legislative Session Champions Award

LEGISLATIVE IMPACT – Rep. Brenda Barton (R - Payson, Dist. 6) was recognized by the Arizona Association for Economic Development (AAED) with a 2016...

(Opinion) Holy voter suppression, Batman!

While most people were getting ready to pass out candy to little superheroes this past Halloween, I was voting. Like most elections, I voted...

Martha McSally Announces Senate Run

The Senate race continues to heat up as Martha McSally formally announced her long anticipated run for Senate. This news comes after months of speculation...

Massive Turnout for Democratic Watch Party

 As the election results came through for the Senate and House of Representatives, people in the crowd of an election night watch party waited...

ASU March for Science to Elevate Science and Politics

Join the ASU March for Science! We will be marching from the old main and around the entire campus to show our support for...

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...

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...

Mayor Mitchell on his second term, ‘aggressive economic development,’ and making...

TEMPE, Arizona — Mayor Mark Mitchell is no stranger to politics. His father, Harry Mitchell, is Tempe’s longest-serving mayor and a two-term U.S. Congressman,...

Candidates debate education and Prop. 305

Education issues dominated the Clean Elections Commission debate as topics such as education funding, college tuition, and Proposition 305 were heavily discussed. The debate took...

(Writer Viewpoint) Survey: How Can We Prevent School Shootings

In the wake of a series of school shootings, the most recent in Texas, ways to prevent future school shootings has been a topic...

Video: Greg Stanton Announces Run for Congress

In an email sent to his supporters today, Phoenix Mayor Greg Stanton has announced his candidacy for congress. The email states: I want you to...

Cronkite School Addresses the Election: What Happened?

The Walter Cronkite School of Journalism held a special occasion discussion on Wednesday, Nov 9, in light of a shocking presidential election result. The discussion...

(Opinion) After Democracy

“What comes after democracy?” That’s a question I first asked myself a few years ago, not because I thought there was something better than...

LGBT students face scrunity throughout Arizona

Arizona public schools are still undecided on whether sexual education should be taught as a class. Arizona has always had many historical issues within...

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...

The Future of Pakistan’s Leadership: Who Will Step Up in the...

In the recent developments of Pakistani politics, the imprisonment of Imran Khan, the iconic and widely influential figure, has left the nation pondering over...

ASU Students Comment on Presidential Election Outcome

Most ASU students are surprised at the outcome of the presidential election which took place Tuesday, November 8. President elect Donald Trump, a Republican, won...

Opinion: There is More to Dark Money than a Current Tempe...

Outrageous.  She claims to be fully supportive of Proposition 403, a measure that would amend Tempe’s City Charter to seriously regulate “dark money” expenditures...

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...

Understanding the LD 18 Campaign Income Breakdown

It took more than securing the most campaign funds to collect the most votes for a victory in the 2016 Legislative District 18 State Senate...

Bernie Sanders Endorses Gubernatorial Candidate David Garcia at ASU Rally

Gubernatorial candidate David Garcia discussed the importance of quality education at his campaign rally on Tuesday night at Arizona State University’s Student Pavilion.  The...

Disability Organizations Partner with Maricopa County Recorder for Voter Empowerment Day...

Last year, millions of Americans didn’t vote because they missed a registration deadline or didn’t know how to register. National Voter Registration Day seeks...

National Defense Authorization Act Is a Welcome Victory for the Havasupai...

The Havasupai Tribe has long stood in opposition to uranium mining at the Grand Canyon. The National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA), which was amended...

Opinion: Why Trump Won – The Role of the Media

The opinions expressed here represent those of the author and in no way represent the perspective of My Local News.    Every single major news...