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“What a pleasure it was to witness our National Anthem being sung as it should be sung (during the Super Bowl), and not have to suffer through disrespectful Africanese and Hispanic screaming memee’s crucifying the song. The only black mark during the presentation was the lack of hands over the heart and non-removal of hats and beanies.”
Santa got lost one Christmas day
Tickets are still out there for families who want to dine with Santa Claus at the Mesa Convention Center on Dec. 14.
We’re not sure why, but kids just seem to like animals. From fish-shaped crackers, and ladybug-spotted backpacks to hats with furry ears, kids and animals gel.
Is the water supply in the Valley sustainable for the near future? What about for the next 1,000 years? These are just a few of the questions asked in Chandler Museum’s new exhibit, “Choosing a Future with Water: Lessons from the Hohokam.”
The Easter Bunny is making a return to Chandler for the city’s annual Family Easter Celebration, 9 a.m. Saturday, March 30, at the Snedigar Sportsplex, 4500 S. Basha Road.
There is truly an excitement in the air as the holiday season begins! Traditions include baking cookies, attending festive parties and, of course, playing in the snow. Let’s not forget about kids thinking about what they are going to ask Santa Claus to bring them! What about the families that need a little extra help this season? ABC15 is proud to once again partner with Sanderson Ford and Sanderson Lincoln to be part of the annual Operation Santa Claus Charity Drive. The first ten years have resulted in a record number of donations for Valley children’s charities with over 50,000 donations to date.
A very odd assortment of mythical childhood figures, some of them afflicted with severe emotional insecurities and inferiority complexes, are thrown together as an unlikely set of action heroes in "The Rise of the Guardians," an attractively designed but overly busy and derivative mishmash of kid-friendly elements.
While the ancient Hohokam settled into villages across the Salt River Valley, it was a temple mound in present-day Mesa that they chose as one of their most important cultural centers.
Occupy protesters, Rick Santorum, Barack Obama and college students everywhere agree. College costs are too high and student debt unbearable. They only differ in what to do about it.
As Mesa’s pioneers scouted their new home, one of their most striking discoveries was a mound larger than a football field that was the cultural center of the ancient Hohokam.
Guest commentary by Jose de la Isla
Jessica Vipperman has been swimming since she was 4 years old. After taking a few years off to pursue graduate study and social work, she returned to coaching and is being rewarded for it.
Adorable Yuky, a hefty figure in pink and black spandex, soaks in the cheers and ear-splitting screams from the crowd. Tonight, the wrestler has a trick — or rather a treat — up his sleeve.
With its movie theater, chain restaurants, new car dealerships and retail stores, Mesa Riverview is about the last place you’d expect to find evidence of an ancient culture.
In the middle of downtown Mesa's rows of businesses, homes and public buildings, a massive prehistoric structure stretches back in time to handiwork nearly a millennium old.
Bruce Wenzlau and his wife Susan stood in the sand of a kiddie play area in Mesa’s Riverview Park watching two of their six grandchildren play.
PHILADELPHIA - A University of Pennsylvania student who organized an exhibit about Lenape Indians living quietly in the state is among this year's winners of Rhodes Scholarships.
I write in response to Lawn Griffiths’ blog posting, "Mormon activist against gay marriage ban stirs things up, (Spiritual Life blog, Sept. 30).” Instead of discussing the doctrinal issues associated with marriage, Griffiths has chosen to criticize the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints by attempting to legitimize the virulent attacks of one apostate member of that church. A church’s decisions with regard to membership qualifications and discipline of its members is that church’s business alone, not Griffiths’.
When Hafez Turk moved to the Valley in 1965, there was only a scattering of Muslims. At times, only two or three gathered for Friday prayers in space provided at First Congregational Church of Phoenix.
Most Mexican families create altars to honor deceased loved ones on Dia de los Muertos, or Day of the Dead. Erick and Sophia Dreyden created an extra one in honor of Frida Kahlo and Diego Rivera.
Arizona State University may have done a nice job restoring its Old Main building, but the demolition of a former Valley National Bank branch with an unusual geodesic dome early this year has put the university in bad odor with historic preservationists.
Freshman move-in day on the sixth floor of ASU’s Manzanita Hall was a reunion of friends who’d never met.
The sixth annual Arizona Tattoo Expo will feature more than 150 of the biggest names in the body art and piercing industry when it rolls into Mesa this weekend.
At 10 a.m. every day, a chorus of tiny voices fills the lobby of the Mesa Southwest Museum.