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...

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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Macayo’s Celebrates September Food Holidays with Specials Sept. 16 and 20

Holy guacamole! Macayo’s is celebrating some of the most delicious days of the month with some tasty deals. On Wednesday, September 16, in honor...
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Grimaldi’s Pizzeria Opens First-Ever Satellite Kitchen Location in Scottsdale

Grimaldi’s Pizzeria unveils its first-ever satellite kitchen, Grimaldi’s Pizzeria To-Go, in Scottsdale, which is now open. The new concept, offering delivery and carryout only,...

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...

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...

City Council Approve Police Body Cameras

Phoenix, the fifth largest city saw a rise in police shootings in 2018. Wednesday afternoon, the Phoenix City Council approved $5 million toward body...
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24 Carrots Unveils New Seasonal Sips for Fall Now Available

Fall in love with the all new line-up of beverages at 24 Carrots designed to evoke the spirit of the season! Seasonally inspired sips...
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Muscular Moving Men & Storage Becomes First Moving Company in the...

Muscular Moving Men & Storage and its sister division, M3 Commercial Moving & Logistics, are proud to announce the hiring of an on-staff personal...

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...

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...

Angry Crab Shack Raises Funds for Local Homeless Veterans

Angry Crab Shack, a leading full-service Cajun seafood restaurant specializing in boiled seafood flavored with Cajun Asian signature sauces, has partnered with the Arizona...
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Kettle Heroes Recognizes Breast Cancer Awareness Month with Special Offer in...

Throughout October, Kettle Heroes is recognizing the everyday heroes that have battled breast cancer and those that support the fight for a cure for...

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....

Elegant home with beautiful views!

To view this stunning home contact Glenn Hall, Pine Canyon Realty at 602-763-0991 This elegant condominium is the perfect mountain escape with beautiful views, a single level floor...

Luxury Living in a Custom Home in the Prestigious Community in...

To view this stunning home contact Stewart White, HomeSmart at 480-734-4458. Located on Corner Lot this Stately Home is setback from the street with Manicured Landscaping, Curbed Lawn,...

Sophisticated Penthouse in the Heart of Downtown Phoenix

To view this place please contact R M Joe Bushong, Russ Lyon Sotheby's International Realty at 602.770.6733 Sleek, sophisticated and cosmopolitan penthouse in the vibrant heart of downtown...

Area Agency, State Bar To Provide Free Consulting for Living Wills,...

PHOENIX, Ariz. (Oct. 4, 2018): The Area Agency on Aging and the Elder Law, Mental Health and Special Needs Planning Section of the State...
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FOUND:RE Contemporary Announces Call to Artists for “Portraits and Icons” Exhibit...

FOUND:RE Phoenix Hotel, located at 1100 North Central Avenue, has announced an open call to local artists to have their works included in the...
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Local Kidpreneur Wins Nickelodeon’s ‘Top Elf’ and $25,000 for Arizona Charity

Kidpreneur and seventh grader at Arizona School for the Arts, Bali Bare — inventor of the patented product, the Octopurse — was selected by...

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...

Amazing 1.24-acre property in Queen Creek that offers it all!

To view this house please contact Stephanie Dow, Re/Max Infinity at 602-705-7781 This recently remodeled 3-bedrooms, 2-bathroom home welcomes you with an Alder front entry door, 16” tile...

What You Need to Know About Pet Health & Vaccinations

What do you need to know to keep your pet healthy and happy throughout their lifespan? Petco and author and veterinarian Janet T Crosby...

Live the waterfront lifestyle in Downtown Tempe

To view this house contact Sally Cashman, Russ Lyon Sotheby's International Realty at 602-339-2680 A perfect opportunity to live the Waterfront lifestyle just minutes from the heart of...

Fabulous contemporary home in Paradise Valley! Move-in ready!

To view this house please contact Lauren Ellington, Realty Executives at 602-326-9586 Fabulous, Soft Contemporary Style Home Built in 2006 in PRIME LOCATION. Property is on 1+ Acre...

Feels like you’re on vacation, but it’s better because you’re already...

To view this house contact Frank Russo, RE/MAX Professionals at 602.739.2727 Resort style living can be found in this gorgeous, updated hillside home located in Pinnacle Hill. Leisurely...

Exquisite home nestled in the private & gated community of Missouri...

To view this beautiful home contact Ashley Rubio, Essential Properties, Inc. at 623-806-9788. Exquisite home that sits on a 17,000+ sqft lot. This stunning home creates a resort...

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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Pumpkin Season has Arrived at Chompie’s Now Available

Calling all pumpkin spice lovers – the season has come! It’s time to welcome in fall and with it one of the season’s most...
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