Friday, March 7, 2014 11:37 am
Thursday, March 6, 2014 6:15 am
Confidence in Chandler city leaders and a belief in sound financial decision from the city council were the major takeaways from the city’s recent citizen budget survey.
Tuesday, March 4, 2014 4:28 am
You have to admit, Arizona’s home to some odd animals: the Gila monster and chuckwalla, the coatimundi and the javelina — and at one time, to a greater extent than it is now — the ostrich.
Monday, March 3, 2014 7:15 am
Visitors to Dana Park in Mesa will see something a little different in the coming months due to the installation of two art pieces in the shopping center at the northwest corner of Baseline Road and Val Vista Drive.
Monday, March 3, 2014 5:33 am
Brenda Priddy seems like a real nice lady. The Chandler wife and mother, who once worked as a bookkeeper, is friendly from the moment we say hello, and she readily answers my long list of questions despite fighting an awful head cold.
Sunday, March 2, 2014 11:49 am
A large storm system made its way eastward into Arizona bringing rainy conditions across much of the state.
Friday, February 28, 2014 12:00 pm
Eating well can be hard to do — but not because of a lack of options. Farmers markets make finding fresh-picked produce (and a variety of locally made specialty foods and products, like hummus and bath soaps) convenient in and around the East Valley.
Friday, February 28, 2014 6:00 am
Expanding a child’s mind and body are the two tenets Connect5 takes to heart.
Thursday, February 27, 2014 4:45 pm
The Chandler Police Department’s Volunteers in Policing Services program is seeking volunteers to become part of the Motorist Assist Volunteer team.
Tuesday, February 25, 2014 10:45 am
Train enthusiasts have an opportunity to learn about the history of Arizona railways as the Arizona Railway Museum will celebrate its 30th anniversary on March 1 at Tumbleweed Park in Chandler.
Friday, February 21, 2014 9:50 am
This annual three-day NHRA competition, held in the Southwest since 1985, includes top fuel, funny car and pro stock races along with the Lucas Oil Drag Racing series.
Friday, February 21, 2014 4:50 am
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.
Wednesday, February 19, 2014 11:12 am
Hundreds of dedicated classic car owners and thousands of auto enthusiasts will fill the streets of downtown Chandler during the 11th annual Classic Car & Hot Rod Show on Saturday, Feb. 22. In addition to the cars, there will be arts and crafts, car-related vendors, food booths and a beer garden with live entertainment by local bands.
Monday, February 17, 2014 5:45 am
“Revitalization” has become a buzzword for cities plagued with malnourished downtowns, a classification that fit Chandler more than a decade ago. Now, a little more than three years after it finished several construction projects and recruited businesses, the city is starting to see its efforts come to fruition.
Saturday, February 8, 2014 4:45 am
Under new management and a new name the Wild Horse Pass Motorsports Park is open for business and getting ready to host its first national event.
Tuesday, February 4, 2014 1:40 pm
Steve Cooper's story is one about survival and determination where a dog named Lexi plays a big role.
Tuesday, February 4, 2014 12:43 pm
There's never a shortage of head-scratching and even jaw-dropping when it comes to logistics around Arizona high school sports these days, most recently in soccer.
Tuesday, January 28, 2014 4:30 pm
A Southern Arizona lawmaker wants taxpayers from his area — and around the entire state — to help Glendale pay its costs of hosting next year's Super Bowl. And Gov. Jan Brewer, a Glendale resident, said she's willing to consider it, though she's not yet sold on the idea.
Friday, January 24, 2014 6:00 pm
Representatives and residents from municipalities across the East Valley and Phoenix will participate in the Regional Unity Walk in Tempe on Feb. 1.
Thursday, January 23, 2014 6:23 am
It was almost three decades ago when Ratt crawled out of the cellar and into our collective consciousness thanks to a fledging network called MTV. The song “Round and Round” vaulted the group to multi-platinum status, radio and video domination and, along with the likes of Motley Crue, Poison, and W.A.S.P., helped pioneer Hollywood’s legendary Sunset Strip sound of the 1980s.
Wednesday, January 22, 2014 6:13 pm
Arizona’s largest barbecue, the Great American BBQ & Beer Festival will be piling on the sauce and firing up the grill Saturday, March 22, to celebrate everything that is epic and delicious about 20,000 pounds of pork ribs, pulled pork, brisket and chicken.
Friday, January 17, 2014 7:31 pm
Chandler’s stranglehold as the Valley’s tech city is getting tighter.
Friday, January 10, 2014 4:00 pm
Several portions of Interstate 10 near downtown Phoenix will close this weekend due to scheduled maintenance on the Deck Park Tunnel.
Tuesday, December 31, 2013 8:00 am
They didn’t take the same routes toward their respective success, but Mesa, Chandler and Gilbert will all end 2013 with a strong year in their economic development which brings hope for a fortuitous 2014.
Tuesday, December 31, 2013 5:15 am
From education to economic development, the Town of Gilbert ended 2013 with solid economic prospects, a sterling reputation for safety and a couple of issues that irked several of its residence. But the year might be best known for how it contributed to the foundation of what the town can be in the near future.