My Local Business: The Shades of South Mountain

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

KJZZ’s Soundbite Mobile Studio to participate in Tempe Bike Month

KJZZ 91.5 FM is proud to be participating in the kick-off event for Tempe Bike Month in April.  KJZZ’s Mobile Studio, Soundbite, is a...

Kierland POP’s Lively Outdoor Celebration Takes Place Nov. 15-16, 2019

To kick off the beautiful fall weather season, the annual outdoor Kierland POP festival will take place Friday, Nov. 15 and Saturday, Nov. 16, 2019...

Landlords Needed to Help House Veterans in Tempe

The City of Tempe is expanding its housing options for veterans who are experiencing homelessness and wants to partner with landlords who have rental...

Thunderbirds Charities Awards $300,000 Grant to Human Services Campus

           Thunderbirds Charities has awarded the Human Services Campus (HSC, Inc.) a $300,000 grant for critical client services to help...

From Mexico to Gilbert, Immigrant Finds New Home

“Looking back on it, I’m so glad it happened. Moving to a different country really gave me the ability to accept and overcome any...

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...

Tour de Tempe Community Bicycle Ride Returns April 8th

Join us for the 22nd annual Tour de Tempe Community Bike Ride at Kiwanis Park. This free, 12-mile bike ride is led by members...

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...

Meeting the Needs of Women Veterans and Families

  Veterans and their families soon will be moving into a first-of-its kind affordable housing development in Tempe – one that will provide useful programs,...

Tempe Police Reminds Residents: Lock it or Lose It!

The Tempe PD would like to remind the community that over 70% of thefts or burglaries occur from vehicles being left unsecure! Please double...
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Fulton Homes Named EPA Indoor airPLUS Leader for 6th Straight Year

Tempe-based homebuilder continues to lead the industry in home indoor air qualityTEMPE, Ariz. – For the sixth consecutive year, Fulton Homes has been recognized...
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Demand for Housing in Downtown Phoenix Remains High

New housing units have sprung up downtown, allowing for the growing city population to find a home in Phoenix’s bustling urban culture. Walking around downtown...

City of Tempe website has new look, more features and functionality

The City of Tempe website, tempe.gov, has a new look and several new features to help improve the digital experience for residents and visitors. ...

Arts in the Parks pilot program brings art and music festivals...

The arts are a foundation in Tempe. They spark creativity and imagination. They help build a sense of community, creating shared experiences for people...

Nominations for Governor’s Arts Awards Now Open

PHOENIX, Ariz. (Nov. 22, 2019):  Nominations are now open for the 399hAnnual Governor’s Arts Awards, which will be presented to individuals, businesses and organizations that...

Walk the Phoenix Urban Ale Trail for A Fun & “Hoppy”...

Get your taste buds and hiking boots ready, the Urban Ale Trail is back! Downtown’s favorite walkable beer tasting tour returns Saturday, Sept. 23 from...

Affordable, Fun Workshops for Adults

GateWay Community College is excited to announce Community Education classes starting in September 2018! Community Education is a collection of workshops designed to be...
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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...
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Opinion: Tempe’s Anti-Tethering Ordinance

By City of Tempe Councilmembers Lauren Kuby and Randy Keating Tempe residents have demonstrated time and time again that they treasure the companion animals in...

Wine, Women and Horses

Wine Women & Horses includes live horse racing at Turf Paradise, a hat contest with prizes for the best hats, delicious lunch, raffle prizes,...

Suggested Rules For Bike Share

I'm sure you've seen the bike share bikes around Tempe.... Tempe City Council has gotten 15-20+ emails over the last month regarding the bike share...

Local Valley Homebuilder Helps Drive Valley Housing Boom

Leading Valley-based real estate market research firm Belfiore Real Estate Consulting has presented new data that shows Fulton Homes as the state’s top family-owned...

Tucson Lags In U.S. Sustainability Report

Tucson has made a commitment to environmental sustainability, including the use of solar panels on some government buildings and requiring businesses to utilize rainwater-harventing systems...

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...
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San Portales Phase 1 now open in North Scottsdale

Across the greater Phoenix metro area, as well as in other major cities, there has been a sustained growth in multi-family housing units across...

New Tempe awards will celebrate arts and culture wavemakers in the...

Do you know an outstanding creative? Have you attended an event, been impressed by local advocacy, or seen a performance that moved you or...

How To Save Money, Conserve Energy and Avoid A/C Meltdown

How To Save Money, Conserve Energy and Avoid A/C Meltdown   (PHOENIX)– As triple digits tease Valley forecasters this week, Donley Service Center offers advice on keeping your home cool without emptying your wallet. And...

January Maricopa County Home and Garden Show

The Maricopa County Home & Garden Show, the largest home show in the Southwest, returns to the Arizona State Fairgrounds on Friday, January 10...

My Local Business: The Shades of South Mountain

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

West Side Story Comes to Phoenix Theatre

Phoenix Theatre, the largest professional regional theatre company in the Valley, is kicking off its 99th season with the classic musical, West Side Story...

Uptown Plaza to Celebrate Grand Reopening On January 27

The Valley's original neighborhood shopping center, Uptown Plaza (est. 1955) is back and better than ever following an impressive three-year restoration project that has...

Tempe History Museum gets LOUD with free outdoor concert

Are you ready to rock? Bring the whole family out to LOUD VIII, a celebration that brings local rock bands to the Tempe History...

Habitat Celebrates New Tempe ReStore Opening April 21

Every community values local businesses and Habitat for Humanity Central Arizona is no exception.  Habitat is opening its newest and largest ReStore retail store...

Join the Arizona Girl Up 5K in Tempe on Saturday, January...

On Saturday, January 4th, 2020, the Arizona Girl Up Chapter is holding a 5K Fundraiser along the Tempe Canal to promote women’s health, safety,...

Phoenix could receive up to $5 million to tackle issue of...

“We share the perspective that our city and region can and should be leading the global conversation about coping with heat, or perhaps even...

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...

Dance-Focused Fitness Studio Now Open

A new dance-inspired fitness studio, Fit 6-7-8, opened this week in Old Town Scottsdale. Fit 6-7-8 strives to help women transform themselves from the inside out...

Hayden’s Ferry Days brings Tempe’s history and heritage to life beginning...

Explore Tempe’s unique history at the 4th annual Hayden’s Ferry Days, a multi-day celebration of Tempe’s rich history and heritage. The celebrations include a...

Swingin’ Safari Mini Golf Grand Opening

Announcing the Grand Opening of Swingin’ Safari Mini Golf. Festivities will begin at 10 am Saturday May 19th. There will be a ribbon-cutting ceremony...

Area Agency on Aging Wins 4 National Mature Media Awards

The Area Agency on Aging was a winner in the 28th annual National Mature Media Awards program, earning four awards.  The program, presented by the Mature...
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Fearless Art Works – New Phoenix Art Show Opens October 5

This Thursday October 5th marks the opening of a new Fearless Art Works show in downtown Phoenix, titled “Fearlessly/Turbulent”. The show features four groundbreaking...

GrowPhx Announces A Mesquite Mill Fundraising Campaign

GrowPhx is excited to announce its campaign to bring a community mesquite bean mill and education program to the Valley. They launched an Indiegogo campaign to...

Lock Your Love on Historic Fourth Avenue

You've likely heard of or seen "love locks" in other cities, where lovers attach paddlocks to local bridges, poles and fences and then throw...

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)...

SPOT127 KJZZ’s Teen Summer Boot Camp Program

KJZZ’s SPOT127 Teen Summer Boot Camp Teaches Digital Storytelling Skills   SPOT 127's summer boot camps offer high school students in the metro Phoenix area...

Kids in Focus to Unveil Powerful Photo Exhibit by At-Risk Kids...

Kids in Focus (KIF), a local nonprofit providing photography mentoring programs to at-risk kids, is hosting its 8th annual Exhibit Opening Reception 5:30 pm...

Third Season Grand Opening of Clark Park Farmers Market

Come for the 3rd season Grand Opening of Clark Park Farmers Market, this Saturday, October 7th from 8:00 a.m. to noon.  Saturdays from October through...

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...

The Flower of Spring with Table Tops Etc.

Anytime someone says "Spring is here!" I can't help but get excited to think about how much the Spring perennials brighten our floral studio....

Great American Seed Up Returns to Phoenix

The Great American Seed Up is once again setting up shop in Phoenix. The only “pop-up” seed market in the world will be returning...

Mesa Water Quality Report Now Available

How well do you Know Your H2O? The new Water Quality Consumer Confidence Report is now available and highlights 2017 water quality, sources, treatment,...

Rio Salado College Hosts Food Justice Conference Featuring Author Leah Penniman,...

Rio Salado College is proud to host Food Justice: Creating Equity Through Sustainable Food Systems, a free, half-day conference on Wed., March 18, 2020...

Phoenix Celebrates its First Protected Bike Lane

The city of Phoenix is becoming more bike-friendly with its first-ever protected bike lane. Many cities across the country have been adding bike lines, with...

Tempe and CERF+ to host Planning Your Artistic Legacy workshop on...

What steps do you need to take to ensure the preservation of your artistic legacy? If your kids don’t want “your stuff,” what are...

Flower your Valentine with Table Tops Etc.

Valentine's Day is such a special holiday for those celebrating their relationship. It is a day that encourages couples to rekindle their sweet, selfless...

Improved Lifestyle using Internet

Every day, we thrive to have a better life. We wish for something a person richer than us have, we wish to be envied...

Plans for Assisted Living Move Forward

Plans for an additional building to an assisted living center in Paradise Valley moved forward after approval of the preliminary approval report during a...

Restaurant Offers Live Music with Takeout

Another month of quarantine. Another four weeks of social distancing. Local restaurant, VooDoo Daddy’s Steam Kitchen, recognizes the need for all of us to...

Roosevelt Neighborhood Historic Home Tour

The annual Historic Roosevelt Neighborhood Home Tour by the Roosevelt Action Association features many historic properties from Phoenix’s first “suburb.” Come learn about early Phoenix history...

Haunting Halloween from Southern Arizona!

We are approaching Halloween, and for those who love the traditional wicked tinged holiday, this article is for you! Here are some venues which...

Coachella Band with Local Technology Tie to Perform at Phoenix’s Crescent...

  Coachella Band with Local Technology Tie to Perform at Phoenix's Crescent Ballroom   Magic Giant, the LA-based trio recently featured in “Top Ten Awesome Bands...

Hoarding Therapy Group Sessions for Seniors 60 and Over Begin in...

            PHOENIX, Ariz. (August 19, 2019):  Maricopa County residents age 60 and older challenged by compulsive object hoarding who are willing...

Chinese at Tempe Prep Is One of Many Summer Class Opportunities

Tempe Preparatory Academy offers many summer class options in its Summer Academy program, and while the image in your head of sum­mer vacation may...

A Fresh Look at Trends and Statistics in the Automotive Aftermarket

A Fresh Look at Trends and Statistics in the Automotive Aftermarket The aftermarket industry has become a huge part of the automotive economic sector....

She Tempe Art Walk is for Everyone, Everyday

This morning my friend Jill and I attended the She Tempe Art Walk on Mill Avenue, hosted by Downtown Tempe Authority. I wasn't one...

Vital Voices: Social Justice Pearls and Gems

On Thursday, November 29 from 6pm - 8pm ASU Project Humanities will gather the community to ask,  What is “social justice,” and how does one advocate...
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