Tempe Thoughts first and last post

www.tempethoughts.com is now part of www.mylocalnews.us As they say when one door closes another opens up. Or at least we hope in this case that it dose...

Tempe Becomes Dementia-friendly City

  In August 2014, Mayor Mark Mitchell turned a personal family struggle with Alzheimer’s and dementia into a public commitment to ensure that Tempe is...

The Kemper and Ethel Marley Foundation Awards Duet $75,000 to Support...

Duet: Partners In Health & Aging has received a $75,000 grant from The Kemper and Ethel Marley Foundation. The grant will go toward supporting...
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Locals gather together to spread hope and help to Puerto Rico

After the recent devastation caused by Hurricane Maria on Puerto Rico, people all over the nation have stepped up to help. Locally, Phoenix businesses...

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...

Ford Driving Skills for Life trains 1,000 teens and parents in...

More than 1,000 teen drivers and their parents received free hands-on advanced driver training as part of Ford Driving Skills for Life in Phoenix Nov....

PHOENIX-BASED SYNDICATED RADIO TALK SHOW BRINGING LOVE TO THE GLOBAL AIRWAVES...

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

Duet: Partners In Health and Aging Raises $105,000 at Poinsettia Tea...

It’s the time of year where generosity thrives and no example of that is more poignant than the community’s support of Duet at the...

What To Look And Listen For At Auto Repair Shop

Trusting your gut is generally good advice and so is listening to certified mechanics. With so many people planning holiday road trips, they’ll be...

Year-round Summer Camp at Palm Creek Golf and RV Resort

Palm Creek Golf & RV Resort, a country-club style 55+ community located in the heart of Casa Grande, Arizona, is expanding with 50 new...

The Arizona Real Estate Market is BOOMING in 2018

The Arizona Real Estate market is really booming as of 2/21/2018.  Inventory is dropping dramatically, builders are building on the outskirts of the entire...

Scottsdale-based True Nopal Cactus Water Launches #Hikehydrated Campaign

The arrival of the Fall season means just one thing in Arizona and across the desert southwest: hiking season is officially here. Just because...

Unique & Artistic Home in Surprise!

To view this house contact Rebecca L Good, Long Realty West Valley at 623-451-0923 Private & Extraordinary Panoramic Lot. Mountain & Water Views Cimarron #7 & #11. Many...

Contemporary Custom Home Built in 2015 Located in Flagstaff

To view this house contact Rhonda Fleming, HomeSmart at 602-550-3305 Nestled in the cool pines of Flagstaff, Arizona this contemporary custom home built in 2015 is located in...

Welcome to this stunning home in the prestigious Firerock community located...

To view this house contact Jenn Kabitzke, Keller Williams Realty Sonoran Living at 480-677-9143 Featuring expansive views, beautiful travertine tile and warm wall tones flowing throughout. Entertainers kitchen...

Stunning home in Glendale with fantastic views!

To view this house contact Rebecca Durfey, West USA Realty at 623-297-4536 The WALL of GLASS along the main room brings majestic mountains into your back yard. You...

Fall in love with this gorgeous Queen Creek home!

To view this home please contact Julie Morris, HomeSmart at 602-679-7653 Attention paid to all details from an oversized backyard oasis, kids outdoor playhouse & Basement Theater to...

Hidden gem of Fountain Hills nestled among untouched desert & endless...

To view this house please contact Susan Pellegrini, Russ Lyon Sotheby's International Realty at 480-315-1575 Designed for functionality, the open floor-plan features bright great-room with soaring ceilings and...

Gorgeous Coveted Floor Plan in Prestigious Pinelake Estates in Chandler

To view this house contact Jill Cazares, HomeSmart at 480-353-0785 Highly Upgraded All-One-Level, 4 Bed, 3.5 Bath, with Large Bonus/Game Room & Enclosed Office/Den, Formal Living/Dining. Gated Grand...

Stunning Home in Flagstaff

To view this home please contact Mike Ashton, Forest Highlands Realty at 928-606-0056. This beautiful and uniquely appointed home is one of the finest in Forest Highlands. It...

Stunning Home in Tucson

To view this house contact Bryan Durkin, Long Realty Company at 520-240-3491 A stunning home situated on one of the finest lots in Tucson's Premier...

Children’s Dental Village Gathers Items to Stuff The Bus

It was a busy summer for Children's Dental Village Pediatric Dentistry of Tempe, as the team participated in multiple community events and fundraisers in...

Custom home sits above hole 17 in a gated golf community!

To view this gorgeous home contact Gary Glunz, MCO Realty at 480-216-4170 Sante Fe inspired custom home sits above hole 17 in the guard gated golf community of...

Charming Completely Remodeled Home!

To view this home contact Frances Rimsza, RE/MAX Excalibur at 602-525-8485. A Palm Tree Lined Street Greets you with the Cityscape in the Background. This Beautiful Home has...

Tucson City Election Ballots Mailed Out

The Tucson City Election is fast approaching, and ballots have been sent out in the mail. This will be an all mail election, although a few...

Pyle Adult Recreation Center holds arts & crafts boutique: Find handmade...

Get a jump-start on your holiday shopping at the Pyle Fall Arts & Crafts Boutique on Friday, Oct. 19 and Saturday, Oct. 20 at...
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Early childhood nonprofit launches annual high school STEM challenge

Southwest Human Development, Arizona’s largest nonprofit dedicated to early childhood development, launched its annual MAKERS of Change Assistive Technology Challenge benefiting the organization’s services...
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Grimaldi’s Pizzeria Donates $110K to No Kid Hungry

Grimaldi’s Pizzeria has donated a total of $110,000 to No Kid Hungry through its fundraising initiatives in 2020, including the annual Dine Out for...
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Home Repair Membership Club Launches in Phoenix

With more than half of all homeowners spending $1000+ on home improvements last year, there is now a growing demand for a change in...

Cutting-Edge Healing Center Launches in Scottsdale

A new modern healing center, Quasar Quantum Healing, has launched in Scottsdale, offering cutting-edge, non-invasive, therapeutic modalities, teamed with yoga, grounding, meditation and nutritional...

Rocky Mountain Emmys Announces Nominations for 2021

The Rocky Mountain Southwest Chapter of the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences has officially released its full lineup of Emmy nominations. The...

The Maricopa County Home & Landscape Show Brings New Immersive Experience...

The Maricopa County Home & Landscape Show, the largest home show in the Southwest, returns to State Farm Stadium Friday, March 4 through Sunday,...

The Rocky Mountain Emmy® Awards Announce New Board of Governors for...

PHOENIX – The Rocky Mountain Southwest Chapter of the National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences is excited to announce its Board of Governors for the 2023-2024...

VIDEO: Tall Heights, Ben Folds to Perform in Tempe

Cello. Acoustic Guitar. Vocal Harmonies. Folk music. This is just some of what to expect when the electrofolk duo Tall Heights heads to the Marquee Theatre for a...

Fabulous 4 bedroom with no HOA in Glendale!

To view this house contact Jason L Penrose, RE/MAX Excalibur at 480-596-2900 Fabulous 4 bedroom, 2.75 bath, Spanish architecture, brick custom home, on acre+ horse property, in sought-after...

Welcome to your home sweet home in Tempe!

To view this house contact Kristin K Gragg, Mavericks Real Estate, LLC at 602.882.3700 An open floor plan that makes every spot the best seat in the house!...

Stunning 2 story, contemporary home in Gilbert!

To view this stunning home contact Heather Morawetz, Venture REI, LLC at 480-467-8587 This spec home will blow your mind with the attention to quality and detail it...

Stunning, Brand New 2017 OPEN CONCEPT, custom home in Fountain Hills!

To view this house contact Josh Hintzen, Realty ONE Group at 480-659-6569 Spanish Style home on over ½ Acre of flat/useable land with incredible Mountain Views!. A spacious...

Stunning single level home in Queen Creek

To view this house please contact Jacquelyn E. Shoffner, Keller Williams Realty East Valley at (602) 881-5494 Gorgeous home 3868 sq ft, 4 bedroom, 3.5 bathroom, plus den/office...

MCAO Partners with Lyft to Offer Safe Rides During Cinco de...

Continuing the successful “Save Lives, Don’t DUI” campaign, the Maricopa County Attorney’s Office is partnering with ride-sharing service Lyft to offer Cinco de Mayo...

Spectacular Home in Chandler

To view this house contact Bonny L. Holland, Keller Williams Realty Sonoran Living at 602-369-1085 Welcome to this spectacular Fulton Home's Corinth 5,149sqft home on extended lot in...

Stunning Home in Scottsdale

To view this beautiful home contact Debbie Sinagoga, Russ Lyon Sotheby's International Realty at 480-703-2299 Custom territorial style home on large 1.9 acre lot in the heart of...

Tempe Youth Leadership now accepting applications

Applications are now open for Tempe Youth Leadership Class XVIII, and all Tempe high school sophomores and juniors are invited to apply. Tempe Youth Leadership...

Simply STUNNING home completely remodeled

To view this home contact Cam Morrier, Occasio Realty at 623-255-0725 You can't beat this amazing Arrowhead Legends Location. Just off of the 101 & 67th this home...

Stunning 5 Bedroom Home in Paradise Valley

To view this house please contact Angela B Sierpina, Realty Executives at 480-797-6572 Quality You Expect, Delivered in this Exquisite, Santa Barbara style Estate. Built by Calvis Wyant...

Stunning Home in Gated Community of Wingfoot in South Tempe!

To view this house contact Rachael L Richards, HomeSmart Select at 480-270-5786. STUNNING 4 bed/3.5 bath BASEMENT HOME in the upscale, gated community of Wingfoot in South Tempe!...

What Are the Holidays Without a Turkey?

For most of us, carving a turkey is synonymous with visions of family celebrations and holiday traditions. But thousands of our neighbors struggle to...

Body Cameras are coming to Phoenix

In the wake of the rise in police shootings, the Phoenix City Council appropriated over $5 million to police body cameras during the city...
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Cowboy Club Celebrates the Arrival of Fall with Seasonal Specials

The flavors of fall have arrived at the Cowboy Club! With the official onset of autumn, the restaurant is offering seasonal specials including:Beef Short...
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The New Not So Humble Pie Debuts Fresh Brand, Menu with...

Local world class pizzeria and social house, Humble Pie, has reemerged in Scottsdale with new chef and owner, Jorge Gomez, and a full-scale renovation...

Dog Days at Camp Kitty

The Arizona Animal Welfare League’s robust education department is geared up for summer with Dog Days at Camp Kitty. Kids ages 6-8 and ages...

Payday Comes Early for Members of TruWest® Credit Union

TEMPE, Ariz. – There are many benefits to using direct deposit including convenience and eliminating the risk of lost or stolen checks. Now, members...

ROCK IT UP Returns to Tempe Marketplace

As the weather cools down, things are heating up at Tempe Marketplace. Wednesday, Oct. 6 is the first of their FREE four-part ROCK IT UP...

School of Ballet Arizona Opens Enrollment for New School Year

The School of Ballet Arizona is excited to announce that enrollment for its 2022-2023 school year will open on July 1. Open auditions are...

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...

Luxury 4 Bedroom House in Mesa!

To view this house contact Shanna Day, Keller Williams Realty East Valley at 480-839-6600 Reflecting the classic taste and subtle sophistication of the most discriminating buyer, this 4...

Premium elevated waterfront condo – with views of Tempe Town Lake!

To view this place please contact Dan Mullarkey, West USA Realty at 480-296-5959 Welcome to Bridgeview - city living at it's finest! Gorgeous fully upgraded unit in the...

Gorgeous home on a stunning private lot in Flagstaff

To view this house contact Mary Mendoza, Russ Lyon Sotheby's International Realty at 928-853-1125 From the moment you step into this spacious 3 bedroom 2 bath plus a...

Breathtaking home in Scottsdale

To view this house please contact Lisa Roberts, RE/MAX Excalibur at 480-232-3291 WHAT A DEAL!!! COME GET THIS VALUE OF A HOME BEFORE ITS GONE! And ALL NEW Air...

Single Level custom Santé Fe home in Prescott!

To view this house please contact Paul E Schneider, RMA-Mountain Properties at 928-899-1008 This gorgeous home is situated on 2 parcels (both convey), perfectly positioned on the property to...

Free Tempe Youth Transit Passes Available Beginning May 15th

The Tempe Youth Free Transit Pass program allows youth ages six to 18 who live in Tempe ride all Valley Metro bus routes and...

Project Humanities initiative gives ASU students, Phoenix residents chance to engage...

By: ASU Now: The sun is just beginning to rise, but it’s still dark enough that the street lights on South 12th Avenue in...

Stunning custom energy efficient home in Prescott!

To view this house contact Annie C Miller, Realty Executives Northern Arizona at 928-308-2211. Designed by Patricia Sharp, a well known designer in the Prescott area. Custom finishes...

Tempe Chief of Police to Address Community

Tempe, Arizona Tempe Chief of Police Sylvia Moir to Address Community August 18, 11:30 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. Tempe's new Chief of Police Sylvia Moir will speak to...

Great 3 Bedroom Home in Surprise

To view this house contact Heather Van Peursem, Long Realty West Valley at 602-456-2328. As you walk up to this Hampton you will be greeted by lush landscaping....

Brimhall Appointed to Arizona Commission for the Deaf and the Hard...

Governor Doug Ducey recently appointed Barbara Brimhall as a Commissioner to the board of the Arizona Commission for the Deaf and the Hard of...

Charming Completely Remodeled Home in the Most Sought after Willo Historic...

To view this home contact Frances Rimsza, RE/MAX Excalibur at 602-525-8485 A Palm Tree Lined Street Greets you with the Cityscape in the Background. This Beautiful Home has...
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Southern Specials Abound at Original Breakfast House throughout September

This September, guests of Original Breakfast House can get a taste of the south without ever leaving town with some delicious southern-inspired dishes available...
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Macayo’s Celebrates National Taco Day with Specials October 4

Let’s taco ‘bout National Taco Day at Macayo's! On Sunday, October 4, in honor of National Taco Day, guests can enjoy Macayo’s Crispy Tacos...
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Tempe Marketplace, Desert Ridge Marketplace Partner with Local Artist for Interactive...

 Tempe Marketplace and Desert Ridge Marketplace have partnered with local artist, Courtney Larsen, to design one-of-a-kind interactive chalk walls in The District of each shopping center. The...

Great Dining Deals for Father’s Day

Dads deserve their day in the spotlight! To celebrate the greatness of being a dad, treat him to a meal at some of the...

Thirsty Lion Partners with Local Schools for Dine-to-Give Fundraiser

Thirsty Lion Gastropub, a division of Concept Entertainment Group (CEG), is partnering with schools to help them raise money for their Parent Teacher Associations...

StretchLab to Open Paradise Valley Location in First Quarter of 2022

StretchLab, an assisted stretch concept that aims to identify tightness and imbalances in the body by creating a customized stretching routine for its clients,...

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...

This is truly a one-of-a-kind architectural masterpiece in Mesa!

To view this house contact Laura Davis, HomeSmart at 602-206-3131 Backing up to Tonto Natl Forest w/ magnificent views of the city lights, sunsets, & Camelback Mtn, this...

Sweet home in Gilbert!

To view this beautiful home please contact Sandra Enniss, Keller Williams Legacy One at 480-529-9616 1+ acres with horse amenities and plenty of room to roam! Bright, Open...

Your beautiful new home in Mesa awaits you!

To view this stunning house please contact Tia Moore, Keller Williams Integrity First at 480-521-6898 Arrive home to mountain views and gorgeous desert scenery.The front walk-up features a...

Completely remodeled and updated custom home in Gilbert!

To view this house contact Kelly R. Jensen, HomeSmart at 480-459-0353 Gorgeous home with 6 BR/4.5 BA with 5280 SF, Gilbert home with flood irrigated 1+ acre lot...

Luxurious living at this stunning home in Tempe

To view this house contact Carlie Goulet, Keller Williams Realty Phoenix at 480-999-2309 Located in Wingfoot, this magnificent estate has been meticulously maintained since its $1.5M renovation in...

Salt River Kayaking Now Open From Saguaro Lake Guest Ranch

There is no better way to enjoy the cool water, escape the summer heat, and marvel at the beautiful wilderness that is the Tonto...