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Downtown Mesa’s Arizona Museum for Youth is inching closer to becoming the i.d.e.a. Museum. The re-branding, set to launch to the public on Feb. 7, 2014, will transform the much-loved family venue with creative innovations, including — fundraisers hope — a place called The HUB.
Everything about the murderspree which ended with 17 people dead over the course of 21 days, began in Mesa in 1973. It started on Oct. 28 when two men — Doug Gretzler and Willie Steelman, neither yet 30 years old at the time — kidnapped two Mesa residents, drove them to California, and killed them brutally and without mercy.
It took a full-size school bus and a box truck to deliver all the food gathered by Williams Field High School students to United Food Bank Arizona in Mesa on Friday.
Thanksgiving. It’s heavy on the turkey, mashed potatoes and gravy, and on football games, fun runs and family gatherings. This year, the holiday also will be filled with shopping for many as several merchants have moved their Black Friday sales up a day, hoping to create Thrifty Thursday.
Mesa police Sgt. Rob Scantlebury and his squad spend most of their time in plain clothes, quietly working cases involving street drug dealers, prostitutes and thieves.
Who says that when our life is over that we’re forgotten, that our music dies?
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — David Hall was afraid of his own son. They were getting into violent, physical fights requiring police intervention. Fearing the teen would end up in juvenile detention, Hall had his son hauled away in handcuffs and shackles to a southern New Mexico ranch for troubled youths.
Gilbert event to mark silver anniversary of Mesa organization’s efforts
Education of students, adults equally important in fight to curb underage drinking, Mesa alliance says
When someone in Yavapai, Pinal, Graham or Greenlee counties wants to dispose of unused prescription drugs, he or she can dump them in boxes at many police and fire stations.
A Chandler couple accused of keeping their severely disabled 8-year-old son locked in a bathroom have pleaded guilty to attempted child abuse.
Kids are going to change our world for the better. We can count on it. As per my last column (“Next generations resetting our world,” Tribune, Sept. 15), I reported on the idea that as certain society systems collapse, the next generations will step forward and “reset” our trajectory. (See The Fourth Turning by historians William Strauss and Neil Howe.)
Those staging to pull the world back from the brink are in motion. Their visions of hope are taking form. They are the Millennials (born after 1980) and the New Silents (born after 2000).
As we observe National Suicide Prevention Week (Sept. 8-14) and World Suicide Prevention Day (Sept. 10), we have the opportunity to gain a better perspective on people struggling with thoughts of ending their lives and on those most at risk of doing so.
This Tuesday, Aug. 27, will be the final day to vote in the Phoenix City Council election.
In Cateura, Paraguay, there is landfill. Out of that landfill grew a shantytown. Out of that shantytown grew an orchestra — an orchestra with instruments made of garbage — a Recycled Orchestra.
Over the past 25 years, the ANASAZI Foundation, a nonprofit organization based in Mesa, has helped teenagers to “find their way in the world” through a wilderness experience program and what they call a new way of “walking.”
The adage “it takes a village to raise a child” is taking form near downtown Mesa.
There has been a struggle going on within the Gila River Indian Community concerning the South Mountain Loop 202 Freeway.
The Valley of the Sun United Way is expecting at least 500 homeless guests to find aid and assistance at its Project Connect event Thursday, July 18, and is hoping its own volunteers will find a home as well: in the hearts of the guests they aid.
After a successful event in June, the Downtown Mesa Association is set to host another Kidtastic mini-event to keep families cool and engaged during the summer.
As part of its effort to promote healthy lifestyles, Mesa's Banner Children’s Medical Center is encouraging kids to stay active this summer with the Fit Kid Summer Challenge.
Recently, my husband David ran onto a letter from his birth father, Lester. The absent father wrote it during his son’s 18th year. When an infant, divorce split my husband’s parents and Lester went his way – never to financially support his little red-headed boy or see him other than a time or two.
The exhibition areas on the Arizona Museum for Youth's west side (Family Zone, Whiteman Family Exhibition Gallery, ArtZone and classrooms) through June 21. During that time, the space will be repainted, given new carpet and changed for next exhibits.