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...

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...

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,...

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...

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...

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...

How to Avoid Extreme Heat Breakdowns from Valley Mechanics

As we face another week of extreme heat warnings, your Neighborhood Auto Repair Professionals (NARPRO) are sharing the most common heat-related vehicle issues and ways drivers can...

The Future Looks Bright for Girls in Baseball: Baseball For All...

Baseball For All Nationals, the largest and most-celebrated girls’ baseball tournament in the U.S. is back—and this year, will be hosted at Bell Bank...

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...

Holiday Weekend Drives Road Trip Plans Despite Record Gas Prices

Memorial Day weekend travel is expected to be almost in line with pre-pandemic levels. AAA predicts 39.2 million people will travel at least 50...

Heat Awareness Week Signals Car Check Opportunity

 (PHOENIX) – Governor Doug Ducey has proclaimed May 23-27 as Heat Awareness Week. Your Neighborhood Auto Repair Professionals (NARPRO) are sharing ways drivers can beat the heat and avoid vehicle breakdowns. Beat the Heat1. Turn...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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,...

How To Be A Green Driver. Valley Mechanics Offer Tips For...

Transportation – from cars and trucks to planes and trains – account for 29% of greenhouse gas emissions in the United States, according to the...

Arizona Gas Prices Inch Closer to Record High. Get Expert Advice...

(PHOENIX)– Drivers in Arizona are paying, on average nearly $4 per gallon ($3.98). That’s just 12 cents less than the record of $4.09 reported by AAA...

Avoid Getting Taken For A Ride. Valley Mechanics Mark Consumer Protection...

Whether you’re looking for a used car or confused about auto repairs, your Neighborhood Auto Repair Professionals (NARPRO) can help you avoid getting taken...

How Arizona Car Owners Can Help During Drought, River Shortage

(PHOENIX)– The city of Scottsdale is asking residents, visitors, and businesses to conserve water by at least 5%. The request comes as Arizona is...

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...

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...

Rising Gas Prices Impacting Holiday Travel. Local Mechanics Offer Ways To...

Drivers in Phoenix are paying about $1.50 per gallon more than this time last year. Rising gas prices are why 53% of people surveyed plan...

Ford Driving Skills for Life Hosts Free, Hands-on Safe Driving Clinics...

Ford Motor Company Fund, the philanthropic arm of Ford, and the Governors Highway Safety Association (GHSA) are extending their 18-year commitment to improving teen...

Can Proactive Car Care Save you Money on Gas as Prices...

Gas prices are at a seven-year high and they aren’t expected to drop in Arizona until the winter months. Right now, gas prices are averaging $3.39 per gallon in Maricopa County, which is roughly 90...

West Valley Teen Driving School Officially Opens with Ribbon Cutting Ceremony,...

DrivingMBA, the industry leader in driver education, is hosting a ribbon-cutting event, Saturday, Oct. 23, from 1 to 4 p.m. at its newest site in Glendale. Located at Il Palazzo at...

Rental Car Crunch Expected To Drive Business For Local Mechanics

 (PHOENIX) – If your summer plans include road trips, you could hit some roadblocks. Many travelers are struggling to find rental cars. Early in...
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Tesla Car Share Program Expands Services to Flagstaff/Phoenix for Personal, Business...

(Phoenix, Ariz. – April 29, 2021) Arizonans are often faced with a hurdle when traveling between Phoenix and Flagstaff because it’s too close to...
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Average New And Used Car Prices Hit Record Highs – Car...

(PHOENIX)– Consumers looking for new and used vehicles could be in for serious sticker shock. According to the car research site, Edmunds, the average price for a new...
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Moms • Dads • Grads! Special Offer from NARPRO Auto Repair...

Moms • Dads • Grads!Check out this Special Offer from the Valley’s NARPRO auto repair and tire shops. (Neighborhood Auto Repair Professionals)Send Some Love: VIP Card...
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Visit Mesa, destination marketing organization for the First Ever Autism Certified...

Nearly two years after Visit Mesa was named the first-ever destination marketing organization that completed autism certification with the International Board of Credentialing and...
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Recycle your Child’s Old or Damaged Car Seat at a Valley...

Has your child outgrown their seat? Is it expired? Has it been in an accident?Don’t throw it out – RECYCLE IT!NARPRO (Network of Auto...
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Do you Need a Negative COVID-19 Test to Travel, Work or...

Locally-owned 911 Drug Testing company is helping Valley residents get back to normal life, safely Logistics around a "vaccine passport" are still up for debate,...
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Local Driving School Boosts Skills of Teens with New Programs

DrivingMBA, the industry leader in driver education with a Scottsdale and West Valley location, has added Boost Programs for teen drivers to its list...
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13th Annual “Keep Our Planet Neat, Recycle Your Car Seat”

 Has your child outgrown their seat? Is it expired? Has it been in an accident?... Don’t throw it out – RECYCLE IT! NARPRO (Network of...

Teen Driving School Relocates, Adds West Valley Location & Offers Exclusive...

DrivingMBA, the industry leader in driver education, has moved its Scottsdale location.The new site is located at 17787 N. Perimeter Drive, Suite A115in Scottsdale. DrivingMBA has graduated over 15,000 students from the...
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Community Tire Pros and Auto Repair Celebrates 30 Years in the...

Family-owned and operated businesses often come and go, but for three decades, Howard Fleischmann, CEO of Community Tire Pros & Auto Repair, has dedicated himself to keeping Arizonans safe on the roads. This...
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Arizona Association for Economic Development to Host Career Enriching Course

(PHOENIX – Feb. 5, 2021) – The Arizona Basic Economic Development Course (BEDC), hosted by the Arizona Association for Economic Development (AAED), will take...
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South Phoenix Light Rail Extension Offers New Opportunities

For many, the light rail has been a fixture for more than a decade, connecting the Valley and becoming an affordable and reliable form...
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Valley Mechanics Team Up To Support Helping Hands For Single Moms

NARPRO (Neighborhood Auto Repair Professionals) is a group of individuals looking to make a difference in the community. The organization has partnered with Helping...

VISIT MESA LAUNCHES EXCLUSIVE VACATION PACKAGES FOR LOCALS

Escape to Mesa Themed Stays Include $150 in Incentives for Arizona Residents (MESA, Ariz.) – Starting Sept. 1, Visit Mesa will launch a series of themed vacation packages as part...

Considering Labor Day Road Trip To Cure Cabin Fever?

 Considering Labor Day Road Trip To Cure Cabin Fever?Valley Experts Offer Road Trip Checklist (PHOENIX)– Labor Day weekend typically marks the last road trip of...

Labor Day Road Trip Checklist

 (PHOENIX)– With gas prices low and health concerns high, more people will rely on road trips rather than flying to treat their cabin fever....

Local Geotechnical Engineering and Survey Company Sees Rapid Growth Amid COVID-19

With more than 100 years of construction and project support experience, locally owned  geotechnical engineering and survey company, Alta Southwest, has seen significant growth...

5 Ways Monsoon Storms Can Damage To Your Car And How...

  (PHOENIX)– We know heavy rain and blowing dust creates challenging driving conditions, but they can also affect your car’s performance and appearance. Your  Neighborhood...

How to Avoid an Automotive Breakdown During Extreme Heat

Auto Repair is Essential, especially when it is hot outside!Arizona drivers run the risk of being stranded in triple digits any time they put...

Valley Driving School Reopens with Special Rate for Two-Hour Teen Driver...

(May 2020 - Phoenix, Ariz.) Have you been practicing driving with your teenager during the COVID-19 shut-down? Do you need a professional opinion about whether...

As Workplaces Begin to Reopen Across the Country, the Demand for...

As millions of businesses across the U.S. prepare to re-open to both employees and the public, workplace cleanliness and disinfection is top-of-mind among corporate...

Driving School Reopens with Special Rate for Two-Hour Teen Driver Assessment

 (May 19, 2020- Phoenix, Ariz.) Have you been practicing driving with your teenager during the COVID-19 shut-down? Do you need a professional opinion about whether...

Prep your car for a cold flowing A/C with a FREE...

Don't get stuck in a hot car this summer. Prep your car for a cold flowing A/C now.Phoenix is no stranger to hot summer...

Budget Friendly Maintenance Advice for Car Owners in the Valley

Your Neighborhood Auto Repair Professionals (NARPRO) remind consumers that, with proper maintenance, many cars can safely and reliably make it through 250,000-plus.Handling repairs when you’re financially...

“Know Your Roll” this National Tire Safety Week: May 18-24, 2020

2020 National Tire Safety Week is May 18-24th and the shops of Community Tire Pros & Auto Repair seek to educate motorists about tire care, safety...

New App Helps Arizonans Save Money During COVID-19 Financial Crunch

Just Auto Insurance, Inc. (Just) is launching its money-saving auto coverage in Arizona. The first of its kind insurance policy option, Just allows drivers...

Keeping your used car vs buying a new one. Five Reasons...

Five Reasons To Repair, Not Buy A New Car (PHOENIX)– It’s a debate many of us have faced: whether to pay for another car repair or...

Russo and Steele Creates New Division

Drew Alcazar, co-founder and CEO of the famed Russo and Steele Auctions, which celebrated its 20th year during Arizona Car Week, recently announced the...

Study Finds Car Steering Wheels Four Times Dirtier Than Toilets

Study Finds Car Steering Wheels Four Times Dirtier Than ToiletsHow To Clean Your Car To Reduce Coronavirus, Other Health Risks (PHOENIX)– While many of us are...

Are You COVID MAD? Don’t get mad – Make A Difference!

Auto repair shops are classified as an “Essential Business” so they will remain OPEN during this COVID-19 crisis. Policies and procedures are in place to...

Nannies on Wheels Service Available in Phoenix

If you have ever needed to be in two places at once as a working parent, you know the added stress that transportation can...

March is Red Light Running Awareness Month in AZ

Did you know March is “Red Light Running Awareness Month" in Arizona? Gov. Doug Ducey recently signed a proclamation with the input of local...

Valley Experts Bust 5 Car Maintenance Myths

 (PHOENIX)– Maybe it’s advice you picked up from a family member or friend. Or tips you came across while surfing the web.  While they may sound logical they could end...

Scooters are taking over Scottsdale

Scooters seem to be taking over the streets of Scottsdale. Last December the city wrote their first set of laws for the speed machines....

Parking in Scottsdale Threatened by Developments

According to the 2015 Scottsdale Downtown Parking Study, 86% of parking downtown is off-street parking.   The study was conducted in order to examine supply-demand needs...

Higher Finance Costs Driving People To Keep Cars Longer

  (PHOENIX)– New research reveals the full costs of owning a newer car. And while it may surprise you, it doesn’t surprise your Neighborhood Auto Repair...

How Cooler Temps Impact Car Tires

How Cooler Temps Impact Car TiresAnd What Do All Those Dashboard Lights Mean? PHOENIX – It’s the time of year when more red, yellow and...

Community Tire Pros and Auto Repair Now Offer Hybrid Services in...

Community Tire Pros, an auto repair and maintenance services shop located in Phoenix, AZ has joined The Hybrid Shop (THS), a growing international network...

Arizona Department of Public Safety Mourns Loss of Adored K9

The Arizona Department of Public Safety is grieving the loss of one of their own. Much-loved K9 Ax passed away on Monday, according to a...

How to Avoid a Breakdown During Record Breaking Travel

(PHOENIX)– More Americans than ever recorded by AAA are planning to travel over the July 4th holiday weekend. AAA says nearly 49 million people are planning...

Incident at Phoenix Airport Leaves 5 TSA Officers Injured

An alarming incident at a security checkpoint at Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport left at least five TSA officers with injures. A man tried to...

Weekend Freeway Travel Advisory Provided by ADOT

If you're heading out on the roads this weekend, please be advised that there will be some road construction to watch out for. This...

Our Future is in Motion: Ford Motor Company Reflects on 20...

In 1999, Ford Motor Company became the first company in the industry to publish a Sustainability Report. Since then, Ford has spent the past...

Group of Friends on Motorcycles Suffer Fatal Accident

  A day out on the road with their motorcycles turned deadly for a group of friends in Buckeye. A fatal accident occurred near Miller Road...

Rest Area Near Arizona-New Mexico Line Closed for Renovations

Arizona drivers headed east toward New Mexico should keep in mind that a rest area near the border is closed for renovations. The Painted Cliffs...

NTSB Releases Report After Deadly Helicopter Crash in Fountain Hills

The National Transportation Safety Board has released its report on a fatal helicopter crash near Fountain Hills earlier this month. Officials from the Federal Aviation...

Unruly Passenger Causes Problems at Sky Harbor Airport

A 25-year-old man has been taken into police custody after he was disruptive on a flight and tried to run onto the tarmac at Phoenix...

Beloved Snow Shuttle Helps Local Skiers, Snowboarders Make the Most of...

If you’re an avid skier or snowboarder, or you’re a first-timer who’s always wanted to go to Snowbowl, you should meet ALEX. This fast...

THE 8TH ANNUAL BALLOON CLASSIC IS BACK

 The 8th annual Arizona Balloon Classic (ABC8), benefiting Valley of the Sun United Way (VSUW), returns to the Goodyear Ballpark, located at 1933 S....

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...

Serious Car Crash Sends Two People to the Hospital

A scary car collision in north Phoenix seriously injured at least two people. Phoenix Police say the three-car crash happened at 32nd Street and Union...

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...