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Officials from the city of Chandler expect an incoming apartment complex will create a more urbanized feel to the downtown area.
Gilbert High senior Sara Olguin enjoys hitting the gym. The difference is she hits it a little bit more than most. And a lot harder.
Daniel Lawrence Whitney, commonly known as Larry The Cable Guy, is making audiences across the country laugh on his latest comedy tour, which makes a stop in Chandler on Oct. 18 at the Chandler Center for the Arts.
A Maricopa County grand jury decided to indict four people in the deaths of more than 20 dogs at a boarding facility in Gilbert in one of the largest animal cruelty cases the county has seen.
Four people, including a son of U.S. Sen. Jeff Flake, have been indicted on cruelty to animal charges after 21 dogs died at a Gilbert kennel in June, prosecutors said Wednesday.
Democrat Fred DuVal used the last gubernatorial debate Tuesday to essentially accuse Doug Ducey of class warfare, robbing from schools to give tax breaks to the rich.
It is exciting to experience. No, it is not a Cardinals football game, though it does get a little noisy. No, it is not the latest movie. Neither is it a trip to Disneyland, though it does involve a lot of creativity and imagination. It does have something in common with sporting events, movie theaters and Disneyland.
You can’t help but do a double-take when you see Kona, an exceptionally good-looking young man. This 2-year-old Maine coon mix makes quite the striking picture with his dark, striped coat, bushy tail, and deep orange eyes. Lucky for everyone, Kona enjoys having his beautiful coat brushed on a regular basis. He also enjoys petting, especially if head and chin rubs are part of the overall petting experience. When you’re petting him, Kona gets an expression on his face that makes it look like he is smiling. Petting also invokes soft, gentle purrs from Kona. He is quite the explorer. He loves to seek out high places to get a better view of all there is to explore. Kona likes to spend playtime batting at feathers or chasing balls with bells in them. As Kona can be somewhat chatty and is happy to spend time lounging around or playing with other friendly kitties. He is also happy to finish off any leftover food that his kitty friends leave behind in their dishes. And if another kitty hisses at him, cool as a cucumber Kona casually strolls on by as if nothing happened.
Kris Kristofferson ranks among the most versatile of American talents. He’s been a Golden Gloves boxer, a Rhodes Scholar, a college football player, an acclaimed actor, a military officer, a helicopter pilot and a three-time Grammy-winner.
Get set for the week’s big and small games alike with eats from these four local restaurants.
The weather is finally cooling down, calling us all out of hibernation and into the beautiful outdoors. What better way to celebrate the change of seasons than with a family day in the pumpkin patch? Here are five festivals worth a look:
With one in 68 children affected by autism, chances are you or someone you know has dealt with the disorder. The 10th annual Zoowalk for Autism Research at the Phoenix Zoo gives you an opportunity to make a difference in the lives of families affected by it.
As we get deeper into fall, the evenings are getting cooler, but the action on the field is just starting to heat up. To help make sure you are good and warmed up for the game with a good meal and some libations, here are some spots nearby to check out before and/or after yet another glorious evening on the football field.
Disney Live is bringing a new musical performance to US Airways Center on Sept. 27 and 28, where Disney characters will dance and sing in an interactive performance. In addition to the traditional characters like Mickey and Minnie Mouse, the show will feature characters from “Aladdin,” “Toy Story” and “The Little Mermaid.” Aladdin will be performed by 22-year-old Anthony Gonzales, who said he is excited to play Disney’s street urchin.
Prosecutors are asking the Maricopa County Sheriff's Office for follow-up work in the investigation into the deaths of more than 20 dogs at a Gilbert kennel.
A new event is coming Sept. 19 to downtown Mesa in the form of Flash Park Friday, with the businesses lining Main Street offering “parks” on the sidewalk next to their storefront that are related to a monthly theme — the first being splash parks. Attendees of all ages will enjoy cooling off on a large water slide and playing in a pop-up splash park free of charge. Other activities ranging from a scavenger hunt to fishing for concert tickets and free giveaways add to the festivities. The event is also pet-friendly, so don’t hesitate to bring Fido along for the fun.
There’ll be no such thing as a boring game this week on the high school football circuit, and you’ll need plenty of good eats to keep up with the action. Here are five options to find a tasty bite. Go team!
Mesquite Groves Aquatic Center
5901 S. Hillcrest Drive
(480) 782-2635 or www.chandleraz.gov/default.aspx?pageid=733
Located next to Basha High School, Mesquite Grove’s amenities offer a multitude of ways for families to enjoy some aquatic recreation or simply cool off. Children, whose admission price is just $1, can frolic in the play structure portion that boasts two water slides, a lazy river, a splash pad and an enormous tumble bucket that deluges anyone below with a cascade of water. The pool area features year-round lap swimming, but the facility is closed to the public during Basha swimming meets, so check the pool’s operational hours online before leaving the house with swimsuit in hand.
Hamilton Aquatic Center
3838 S. Arizona Ave.
(480) 782-2631 or www.chandleraz.gov/default.aspx?pageid=569
Desert Oasis Aquatic Center
1400 W. Summit Place
(480) 732-1061 or www.chandleraz.gov/default.aspx?pageid=567
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The most-often-asked questions of insurance agents from young drivers and their parents are: “Why are the rates for teen drivers higher?” and “How can I pay less for insurance?”
Looking for a cool refresher with a little kick? This cocktail from Thirsty Lion Pub and Grill packs a nice punch, balanced by the soothing fizz of ginger beer. Sounds like just the ticket after a long week at the office.
Tailgating is fine and dandy — and definitely fun if you’ve got the time — but if like us you’ve got five things to do before kickoff and no time for packing the cooler, here are five places to grab a bite before or after the big game.
A proposal asking voters to hike the pay of state legislators by $11,000 a year is getting a decidedly cool reception from Gov. Jan Brewer — as is her own party's nominee for state superintendent of public instruction.
The high school football season is just kicking into full gear, but as any good fan knows, you need plenty of good food to keep those cheers coming before, during and after the game. Below, you’ll find this week’s top five matchups, along with great places to grab a bite to eat before and after the game.
When East Valley residents are looking for a brief getaway to decompress and escape the sweltering summer heat, they usually turn their eyes northward to the cooler climes of Prescott, Flagstaff or the Mogollon Rim. However, they’re doing themselves a disservice if they chose to ignore our neighbor to the south.
While the concepts differ, the three finalists for the redesigned City Center in Mesa all have one thing in common: a reinvigoration of the heart of Mesa.