Should Journalists Express Their Opinions Outside of Work?

When it comes to divisive issues like gay marriage or abortion, I’ve got an opinion on it, some pretty strong opinions, actually. Same with...

Everything I Learned in Life I Learned from The Fonz

Most children learn how to handle life by watching their parents or older brothers and sisters. As the child gets older, they pick up...

Road Trip: Seeking Salvation? I Know a Place…

This summer I took a very long road trip with a group of students from my high school called "Bear Busters,” led by my...
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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...

Let us shout out the word about your business through a...

  Have you ever wanted to have an article written about you and your business for publication in the local newspaper or magazine?  In today’s...

West Valley Shopping Center Hosts Sensory-Friendly Santa Event

Park West is hosting its Sensory-Friendly Santa Cares event on Sunday, December 9 from 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. The West Valley shopping center...

Support Duet, Create a Holiday Tradition at the 27th Annual Poinsettia...

Valley residents are invited to take a break from the hustle and bustle of the holiday season at the 27th annual Poinsettia Tea from...

Homeless Teens Find Stability through Arizona Host Family Program

For a child, homelessness means sitting on a street corner, doing homework assignments by streetlight, not knowing if there will be a place to...

Duet’s Family Caregiver Symposium Reaches Hundreds of Caregivers and Professionals

In honor of National Family Caregivers Month, Duet: Partners In Health & Aging recently hosted its second annual Family Caregiver Symposium. The event, which...

Man Drowns During Salt River Tubing

  A Sunday afternoon tubing session has turned deadly after a man drowned on the Salt River. Officials with the Maricopa County Sheriff's Office say a...

First Alarm Fire Destroys Two Homes in Mesa

The record-setting temperatures and blazing sunshine did not help firefighters as they battled an intense house fire on Sunday afternoon. According to the Mesa Fire...

How To Live Here and Now!

Meditation is an important key to reduce stress, improve concentration, etc. Here are some techniques to help you deal with these negative things. Do...

Giant Inflatable Art Arrives in Mesa

Have you looked around downtown Mesa lately? It's hard to miss the giant inflatable art displays popping up around Main Street. These ailen-like displays will...

Mesa High School Earns Accolades For Yearbook

A Mesa school is proudly celebrating their award-winning yearbook. Pinnacle is the yearbook for students and staff at Red Mountain High School. This year was...

Wow! Spectacular single level 4 bed, 3 bath oasis located in...

To view this beautiful home contact Frederick S Ritter, J and F Associates at 602-571-0808 This astonishing home features lush landscaping, 3 car split garage with built-in...

Tempe Prep students get taste of governing at Boys State and...

While most kids were at home binge-watching Netflix this summer, some of our juniors spent a week learning about city, county, and state government...

College Readiness? I’m No Genius..

Last night I made a critical error. I got wrapped up in routine housework and missed the Sign Up Genius going live for our...
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Video: Rocky Horror Picture Show Movie Party at Alamo Draft House

We've partnered with Mesa's own Frankie's Fishnets, a ROCKY HORROR shadowcast, to bring you the most interactive and immersive Movie Party yet! Join the fun...
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Phoenix Metro Area Responds to Mexico Earthquake

Phoenix and Mexico trade officials are collaborating on relief efforts, after a magnitude 7.1 earthquake shook Mexico City on September 19. “The earthquake resulted in...
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Phoenix Suns Trade Eric Bledsoe

The Phoenix Suns have traded former starting point guard Eric Bledsoe after a cryptic tweet resulted in the former Kentucky Wildcat being sent...
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Maricopa County Sheriff’s Office Does Not Work for ICE

  In a special town hall meeting, hosted by Queen Creek on Tuesday evening, Sheriff Paul Penzone made it clear that the Maricopa County...

Tax Cut Deal Gives YAM Employees a Very Merry Christmas

As the ink dries on the historic tax cut bill signed by President Trump this week, companies across the country are excited about the...

This Mesa Home is Perfect! No HOA!

To view this house contact Tamra K Yelavich, Re/Max Infinity at 602-405-1910 MOTIVATED SELLER! NO HOA! Bring your toys. RV parking and hook ups. Elegant Custom Home located...

Mesa Home with Mountain Views

To view this house contact Jason L Penrose, RE/MAX Excalibur at 480-596-2900 Comfortably nestled on a spacious cul-de-sac lot among amazing mountain views with an RV gate with...

Free College Connect workshop on Saturday, March 3: Career exploration and...

College Connect is hosting a free workshop on Saturday, March 3 where students and parents can learn about in-demand careers and paths to reach...

Community Champion: Deanna Villanueva-Saucedo

  Each month, Cadence at Gateway recognizes Arizona leaders who are working to improve the East Valley region in the business, education, government, non-profit and...

The Mint Dispensary in Tempe to Debut First Cannabis Kitchen of...

The Mint Dispensary, one of the top medicinal cannabis operators in Arizona, is celebrating its remodeled and expanded location in Tempe on Friday April...

Frankfurt Flight So Successful, Condor Increasing Service for 2019

Condor Airlines, which started nonstop summer service between Phoenix and Frankfurt last month, has already announced its return for 2019.  Condor Airlines, part of...

Esteban to Perform in Phoenix

Come experience classical Spanish fusion with a contemporary rock influence by master guitarist Esteban on Sunday, July 22 at The Listening Room Phoenix, 4614...

Gehan Homes Begins Pre-Sales in Cadence at Gateway

Harvard Investments Finalizes October 20, 2018 Grand Opening DateCadence at Gateway – just off SR 24 at Ellsworth and Ray Roads in Mesa –...

Constitution Week Community Concert!

Looking for something fun, free, and patriotic to do this weekend? Come celebrate Constitution Week with your community at a Community Concert hosted by...

Lennar Begins to Pre-Sale Cadence at Gateway in Mesa

Harvard Investments, developer of Cadence at Gateway, is proud to announce Lennar Homes will begin to pre-sale three collections of homes at Cadence at...

Tempe Prep Leads Valley Schools in National Merit Scholars

The most elite high school recognition. The most incredible accomplishment. The opportunity to top all opportunities. This is the National Merit recognition.National Merit recognition...

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...

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,...

Entries for Tempe Public Library Writing Contest being accepted until Feb....

Aspiring writers and artists are invited to show off their talents in the 2019 Tempe Community Writing Contest. Writers can submit original work beginning...

Tempe Prep Students Travel Abroad with Tempe Sister Sities

By Jacqueline RischExperiencing new cultures, tasting new foods, and meeting new people – ah, traveling! What’s not to love? Traveling exposes you to a...
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The Gelato Festival is Coming to Arizona!

Have you ever tasted truly authentic Italian gelato? Sure, there are gelato shops in some of the malls and downtown districts in the Valley,...
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Chandler Firefighters to Receive Behavioral Health Training

Thanks to a $125,000 grant, Chandler firefighters will be better able to assist residents during a behavioral health crisis, according to a news release...

Mesa Police Arrest Former Church Volunteer On Child Molestation Charges

A man who spent years volunteering at a valley church has been arrested on several charges, including child molestation. This past April, Chandler Police Department detectives...

Secular Coalition for Arizona Hosts 3rd Annual Secular Summit

Join secular public policy supporters from around the state for our 3rd Annual Secular Summit on Saturday, December 2nd. This will be a day...
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Tempe Prep Early Enrollment ends December 15

Early Enrollment at Tempe Prep ends this week on December 15, 2017 for incoming 6th through 12th Grade students. Parents interested in becoming part of a community and...

Starting 2018 with No Broken Relationships? If It Were Only That...

I've really enjoyed the downtime over the holidays with my family and friends. We've relaxed, slept in, traveled, attended fun parties and enjoyed the...

Wanted: Pierogi and Kielbasa Lovers!

If you like trying new things, or maybe you are craving authenticity of Polish Cuisine, you are going to love this event, so mark...

Girl Scouts–Arizona Cactus-Pine Council Partners with PetSmart Charities® on Local Paw...

PHOENIX – Feb. 20, 2018 — Today, in honor of National Love Your Pet Day, Girl Scouts–Arizona Cactus-Pine Council (GSACPC) in collaboration with PetSmart...

Julia Bullock, soprano, performs at Tempe Center for the Arts March...

Soprano Julia Bullock performs Sunday, March 18, 2:30 p.m. with pianist John Arida at the Tempe Center for the Arts sponsored by Northern Trust...

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...

Tech Me Out to the Ballgame event for C-suite and technology...

Phoenix-area C-suite professionals, executive decision makers, and key stakeholders are invited to gain actionable advice for business technology innovation from seasoned business mentors and...

Bernice Kussell Society Cinco de Mayo

VALLEYLIFE’s Bernice Kussell Society held their annual Cinco de Mayo party on Saturday, May 5th. Audrey and Charlie Alfano graciously hosted the event at...

Sourcely Appoints Roy Vallee as Non-Executive Chairman of Board of Directors

Sourcely Holdings, Inc. (“Sourcely”), a leader in aftermarket mobile device parts and services, today announced the addition of distribution industry veteran Roy Vallee to...

Growth in campus fires & crimes confirm college students need renters...

Students Remain Vulnerable to Losses from Campus Fires & Crime  According to Clery Act reports, in 2016, the number of fires that occurred in...

Queen Creek High School Hosts Successful Blood Drive

        On Tuesday, August 28th, Queen Creek High School hosted a student blood drive. The blood drive was organized by Queen...

Lots of Space in This Home in Mesa!

To view this house contact Alanna Foudy, Arizona Best Real Estate at 480-518-0607 This airy & light home offers plenty of space for everyone! Main level features a...

American Lung Association Announces 5th Annual Lung Force Walk in Phoenix

Join the American Lung Association on Saturday, November 17th, 2018, for the 5th annual Lung Force Walk at Mesa Riverview Park to support the...

One Less Thing on Your Thanksgiving To-Do List

It's about a week until Thanksgiving and you're probably staring at your to-do list wondering how you're going to get it all done --...

Kiwanis Recreation Center pool and gymnasium reopening on January 2

Renovations to the pool and gymnasium at Kiwanis Recreation Center are almost complete and both will reopen to the public on Jan. 2. Swimmers...

Tempe Empty Bowls Raises Funds to Provide Food for Hungry: Annual...

T This year, the Tempe Empty Bowls program has 19 Tempe-area elementary and middle schools, five Tempe Union high schools, and local artists creating clay bowls...

Elegant Custom Home in Mesa!

To view this house contact Azita Sajjadi, Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage at 480-334-0004. Nestled on a large, private lot, surrounded by endless desert & mountain views. The chef's...

United Food Bank Needs Your Help to Stamp Out Hunger this...

The 27thNational Association of Letter Carriers Stamp Out Hunger Food Drive is set for Saturday, May 11. This annual drive offers an ideal opportunity...

ADAC Discuss the End of DACA

The Arizona Dream Act Coalition met Thursday night for a discussion focused on helping the community understand what the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals...

Salvation Army Offers Heat Relief, Donation Sites in Glendale, Mesa &...

This week's blazing heat is breaking records, and the Salvation Army is stepping in to help the community stay cool.   In times of extreme temperatures, it is...
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Cadence at Gateway Open Doors For High School Students

  An in-depth initiative that Harvard Investments developed in partnership with East Valley Institute of Technology (EVIT) – Cadence Builds – enabled 100 high school...
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La Petite Academy receives national honor for healthier practices

As the district manager for the La Petite Academy locations in Mesa and Tempe, Ariz., I have the pleasure of working regularly with staff...

3 Bedroom House in Mesa with Panoramic Mountain and Sunset Views

To view this house contact Laura Davis, HomeSmart at 602-206-3131 Well located in northeast Mesa's beautiful Sonoran desert, this very special property on 4.7 Acres enjoys panoramic mountain,...
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Get to Know Dutch Bros

America’s cry for a fast and friendly coffee place was answered on February 12, 1992, when Dutch Bros was created. With over 280 locations and...

Bringing Love to the Airwaves: “The Venus Vault” Makes its International...

  Hosted by renowned Life and Relationship Coach and author Syndeelou Jones and former pro golfer Craig Matthew, The Venus Vault explores the path of...

Tempe Prep’s Art Club Inspires Students

Tempe Prep is home to many talented young artists. But there is one in particular that stands out. Her name is Emelia Boyle. She...

SUBWAY® Restaurants of Arizona Signs on as Title Sponsor of Arizona...

SUBWAY® Restaurants of Arizona is proud to serve as the title sponsor for the first-ever Quizbowl Arizona, a tournament-style educational contest in partnership with...

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...

Tempe Leadership to Host Recruitment Reception for Class XXXIV

Please join the Tempe Leadership Board of Directors, potential applicants, enthusiasts, and alumni on April 10th at 5:30pm for the annual Tempe Leadership Recruitment Reception. The...

3 SEO Tips to Help Your Real Estate Business

Working in real estate means you have to know how local SEO works and how potential clients can find your business and listings. That's...

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...

Scholarship Open for Female Entrepreneurs Looking for a Hand-Up

StarshineAZ is currently accepting applications for its inaugural female entrepreneur scholarship program, Reach for the STARs. The ideal candidate is a female entrepreneur who...

Harrah’s Ak-Chin Casino Earns 2018 TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence

The travel company, TripAdvisor, announced Harrah’s Ak-Chin Casino as a 2018 recipient of their Certificate of Excellence. This achievement celebrates excellence in hospitality and...

Harrah’s Ak-Chin Casino Announces Grand Opening of Chop, Block and Brew

(MARICOPA, Ariz., Aug. 7, 2018) ¾Harrah’s Ak-Chin Casino, part of Caesar’s Entertainment and the state’s only tribal casino to have an international management partner,...

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...

Schnepf Farms Kicks Off Pumpkin & Chili Party 2018; October-Long Event...

(QUEEN CREEK, Ariz – October 4, 2018) – Schnepf Farms is gearing up for their biggest event of the year called the Pumpkin &...

Tempe Public Library hosts NaNoWriMo “Write-Ins” for aspiring novel writers

National Novel Writing Month, also known as NaNoWriMo, kicks off in November and the Tempe Public Library will provide space for writers who want...

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...

College Connect January Update

The holidays are over and college discussions are kicking back into high gear as the second half of the school year is underway. Get...
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