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A five-week-old orange tabby kitten named Libby was rescued Wednesday by an Arizona Humane Society worker.
The Mesa Historical Museum has garnered recognition from a national historical society for its Play Ball: The Cactus League Experience exhibit.
Compared to her counterparts Mesa Chamber of Commerce president and CEO Sally Harrison is willing to admit she’s the new kid on the block.
A recent decision to remove the Spring Training Museum from November’s Mesa bond election has organizers considering the project’s next step, which could include relocating it to a different city.
The United States is slowly losing its standing as a democracy. It’s becoming a “takeover” by persons known and unknown. George Orwell’s “1984,” President Dwight Eisenhower’s warning, “Beware of the military-industrial complex,” to name a few historical references.
A federal appeals court has rejected a bid by environmental groups to force the Bureau of Land Management to do more to protect two national monuments in Arizona.
A walk through the Mesa Cemetery is a walk through the city’s history.
Long before animated sitcoms like “Family Guy,” “Archer” and “Bob’s Burgers” hit the small screen, “The Simpsons” captured the hearts of viewers worldwide with its biting social commentary and lovable bunch of outrageous characters.
By the time you read this, I hope to have been part of the preservation of a piece of Arizona history. As I write, I’m filled with pride, because whenever you get involved with history, you hope that someday, people yet unborn can learn from it.
Southeast Regional Library will hold its first Genealogy Fair Saturday 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Feb. 9 for teens and adults.
Love is in the air at Mesa’s monthly Second Friday art walk 6 to 10 p.m. Feb. 8. Downtown Mesa’s historic Main Street comes alive with the Valentine theme “Sweethearts on Main” where attendees are encouraged to get out that zoot suit or flapper dress they’ve been hiding in the back of the closet and participate in a dance and costume competition while they rekindle romance over a dinner at one of downtown’s many restaurants.
An exhibit on display for a limited time at the Arizona Jewish Historical Society’s Cutler Plotkin Jewish Heritage Center is bringing visitors face-to-face with lifelike, three-dimensional renderings of real-life Holocaust survivors.
Circle your wagons. By this weekend, downtown Mesa will be turning back the clock to more than a century ago when the city’s residents lived among cowboys, Indians, outlaws and scofflaws, and the horses they rode in on.
Ten sun conures, two blue-throated macaws and a shamrock macaw named Buckle will soar overhead, interact with spectators and serve as inspiration for questions and answers during an event Oct. 27 at Pueblo Grande Museum and Archaeological Park in Phoenix.
Perhaps we’ll stroll amid massive boulders etched with ancient symbols, stopping for a picnic lunch. Or maybe we’ll take the kids via light rail to craft a Yavapai burden basket inside a cool downtown gallery. Whatever we pick, you can be sure we’ll take advantage of Museum Day Live on Sept. 29, when admission to museums across the country is free.
Rowdy Roulette. Mt. Everett. The Regulators. The Coffin Draggers.
The musical “The Will Rogers Follies” uses the backdrop of the Ziegfield Follies to tell the story of famed humorist Will Rogers. Jarret Mallon will don the cowboy hat and play Rogers again for a third time in Arizona Broadway Theatre’s production, which opens Friday in Peoria.
Nearly a century ago, racial tensions forced Mesa’s black residents to live at the city’s northern edge and establish a separate society with their own churches and stores.
Lisa Anderson knew the people who lived in the house on the next street over had a lot of cats. But Anderson, along with other members of various pet rescue groups, had no idea the magnitude of the mess they would uncover as they began retrieving the Persian-breed cats from the home.
On Friday, gardens around the country swing their gates open free of charge in celebration of National Public Garden Day — a day highlighting the work of public gardens in conservation, education and environmental preservation. Valley gardens, including the Desert Botanical Garden and the Boyce Thompson Arboretum, join the national celebration by offering free admission all day Friday.
As the Mesa Historical Museum’s ongoing exhibit dedicated to the history of spring training in Arizona nears its fifth year, planners for “Play Ball: The Cactus League Experience” are nearing a crucial at-bat: finding and developing a permanent location for a museum.
This one is not recommended for wimps, or those who can dish it out but not take it.
Mesa is considering buying the historic Buckhorn Baths to preserve the place where some of baseball’s most legendary players came for decades to sooth themselves in hot mineral water.