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Several neighborhoods in Gilbert now look a little prettier thanks to some Saturday-morning efforts of a local Boy Scout and more than 30 of his cohorts.
NEW YORK — It's been a year since Sheryl Sandberg came out with "Lean In," her best-selling manifesto for working women. Since then, over 1.75 million copies have been sold; the book's out in 28 languages, and will be in eight more by the end of 2014 (a deal was just made for a Kurdish edition.)
Seventeen scouts and 10 leaders from Boy Scout Unit 507 joined Bryson Jones, front, in painting 60 fire hydrants for his Eagle project on March 29. [Photo by Valliere Jones]
The Mesa FamilySearch Library will host a free presentation about how the United States Colonies were originally populated by English convicts.
NEW YORK — Facebook executive Sheryl Sandberg and the Girl Scouts recently declared a campaign to "Ban Bossy," complete with Beyonce, Jane Lynch and Condoleezza Rice on video, a website full of tips and thousands of fans who pledged to stamp out that B word for girls.
A Mesa family is trying to find purpose in their pain, after their 11-year-old son drowned in a canal near their home.
The force has been strong with Jedi Jack Welch in his two-year fight against leukemia. The name comes from his love of the popular film franchise, and his family and friends have used the little Jedi’s love of all things “Star Wars” to rally around him in his fight against cancer.
Authorities say the body of an 11-year-old boy who went missing Saturday morning has been found in a Mesa canal.
The year was 1976, and Gary Ernst was a fresh-faced coach at Chandler High who’d taken his young Wolves’ deep into the big-school boys basketball state tournament.
When it comes to camping, hiking, fishing, kayaking and other outdoor pursuits, we’ll load up the car and drive all over the state. A giant expo spotlighting these and other hobbies will require us only to go as far as Glendale.
A district-wide food drive put on by the Boy Scouts of America brought in more than 125,000 pounds of food to the United Food Bank of Arizona on Feb. 1.
NEW YORK — Generally speaking, mom Shannon McCormick loves fruits and vegetables and wants to pass that on to her 4-year-old, but her resolve is tested when she encounters her plump, red nemesis: the tomato.
Recent incident highlights tenuous relationship coaches can have with parents
Having clung to the Russians as go-to villains long after the Cold War thawed, the movies find themselves current again with their favorite arch-enemy.
Darrell Hargis did volunteer work at Helen's Hope Chest, Mesa United Way's free clothing "store" for foster children, for about a year until a change in his employment schedule forced him to withdraw. But he and his wife still find ways to help, mainly by searching garage sales on weekends for the highest-demand items at Helen's.
If each play on Hamilton’s game-winning drive Monday night looked similar, it’s because they were.
The Town of Gilbert is set to host its “All American” Red White and Blue Gilbert Days parade and festival on Nov. 23.
The Tempe Veterans Day Parade is scheduled for Veterans Day beginning at 10 a.m., and the parade will travel northbound along Mill Avenue from ASU Gammage to Rio Salado Parkway.
Amid cannon fire, flyovers and parachutists, the Higley Unified School District honored many veterans during its Veterans Day celebration on Nov. 8 — one of several events in the East Valley to recognize those who have served.
Residents of Mesa, Chandler and Gilbert participated in numerous projects within the city and school districts last weekend as part of the annual Make a Difference Day.
Boy Scout troop 653 of Mesa is hosting a fundraising garage sale Saturday, Nov. 2 from 6:30 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Boulder City, Nev. -- It’s easy to trade the wild ways of Las Vegas for the wilds of the nearby Colorado River: All it takes is a call to a boating outfitter and a federally-approved form of ID.
BOULDER CITY, Nev. — It's easy to trade the wild ways of Las Vegas for the wilds of the nearby Colorado River: All it takes is a call to a boating outfitter and a federally-approved form of ID.
Prominent spiritual leaders from across the country and from many denominational backgrounds will come together in an evening designed to create common ground and to inspire attendees to take a stand for religious freedom.
Helicopter parents are talked about often these days, but many an overzealous mother or father, who fail to realize that they are often not helping their children but are living vicariously through them, are hardly the products of the current generation.