MLB great Tommy Lasorda with Logan White, vice president of Amateur Scouting for the Los Angeles Dodgers and Gilbert resident. White, who lives in Gilbert, is a parent at Seton Catholic Preparatory High School in Chandler, which hosted a special event at the school, "Take Me Out to the Ballpark with Tommy Lasorda," on March 8. [Photo by Cindi Friedl]
Former Los Angeles Dodgers manager Tommy Lasorda signs autographs for John and Patrick Grindey, both 12, of Chandler at a special event, "Take Me Out to the Ballpark with Tommy Lasorda" at Seton Catholic Preparatory High School March 8. [Cindi Friedl]
Monday, March 10, 2014 4:45 pm
Attorneys for immigrant rights groups asked the U.S. Supreme Court Monday to rebuff a last-ditch attempt by the state to start prosecuting people for harboring and transporting those not in the country legally.
Monday, March 10, 2014 11:15 am
Valley high school students can audition next week to be part of a new culinary TV show where they’ll compete against peers in a low-key environment. The East Valley Institute of Technology (EVIT) will produce FOOD-BALL TV – a cooking show for teens with no cooking experience required. The show is looking for outgoing personalities and students who want to learn from professional chefs.
Monday, March 10, 2014 10:38 am
NEW HAVEN, Conn. — Connecticut could become the first state to curb loud movies under proposed legislation that's drawing opposition from the Motion Picture Association of America.
Monday, March 10, 2014 9:15 am
"Cosplay Promenade on Main" is the theme for March's 2nd Friday art walk event in downtown Mesa.
Monday, March 10, 2014 7:45 am
The weather is fantastic, so why not throw on your favorite genre themed duds, head to Main Street in Mesa, and hang out with other zombies and robots, Steampunks and Stormtroopers, Harijuku girls and harmless six-foot bunnies?
Monday, March 10, 2014 7:30 am
Heather Godina always knew she wanted to complete a triathlon. She had experience in two-thirds of the event heading into her 29th birthday, with a strong background in swimming and two full marathons under her belt, so it wasn’t unimaginable to add a bicycle to the equation.
Sunday, March 9, 2014 9:15 pm
Star Trek: The Next Generation’s sixth season is on course for a Blu-ray release this June — and as you can see from this trailer, the Enterprise-D crew certainly knows how to have fun among their explorations and adventures.
Saturday, March 8, 2014 3:30 pm
The Mesa Main Library will host Bash for Teen Tech Week on March 12.
Saturday, March 8, 2014 11:28 am
In the wake of a shootout that killed Phoenix police officer Det. John Hobbs on Monday, various organizations and community members have banded together to offer fundraisers, memorials and vigils.
Saturday, March 8, 2014 8:17 am
Arizona has enjoyed a slow, steady rise to track prominence nationwide. Much of that rise was aided by the Chandler girls program, which won two Nike Team National titles, and individuals like Billy Orman, Devon Allen and Bernie Montoya.
Saturday, March 8, 2014 6:18 am
KENTON, Okla. — The Oklahoma Panhandle has never been for the faint of heart.
Saturday, March 8, 2014 6:00 am
Phoenix-Mesa Gateway Airport showcased several planes in advance of its Aviation Day event on March 5.
Saturday, March 8, 2014 4:48 am
Men in uniform, pin-up girls, mermaids, comic strips, anime, skulls and crossbones, and various fruits are some of the enticing patterns Alexandria Padilla uses to create her hand-sewn aprons.
Friday, March 7, 2014 11:37 am
Friday, March 7, 2014 9:33 am
WASHINGTON — Despite the long, snowy winter in the Mid-Atlantic region, Washington's famous cherry blossom trees are expected to bring the first sure sign of spring between April 8-12, when they're predicted to reach peak bloom, the National Park Service said Tuesday.
Friday, March 7, 2014 7:48 am
300: Rise of an Empire is both a prequel and a sequel to the 2007 film, 300, one of the most stylized action films ever made. The new movie has the same gritty and dark HD tonal quality of the first movie, as well as the sporadic ultra-slow-motion effects that capture the exaggerated battles and blood-spilling in extreme detail; but it’s missing some of the heart from often copied original.
Friday, March 7, 2014 7:36 am
Got a youngster who’s into big machines? A variety of interesting aircraft will be rolled out onto the tarmac for a closer look at Gateway Aviation Day. The free event also offers a kids zone full of fun activities and food vendors.
Friday, March 7, 2014 7:00 am
The year 2012 wasn’t exactly the best for Highland High School student David Perre and his family. It was a Murphy’s law kind of year, one in which the family kept finding ways to return to the hospital with a slew of afflictions. Perre’s mom even lost a chunk of her thumb in a situation involving the family dog and some pork.
Thursday, March 6, 2014 7:15 pm
EAGLE College Preparatory Academy will host a job fair to hire staff on March 8 between 10 a.m. and 2 p.m.
Thursday, March 6, 2014 6:53 pm
The 1940s was the last time in the 20th century the entire country shared a common popular music. On radio, in theaters and ballrooms, the Big Bands were drawing record crowds while sustaining national morale during World War II.
Thursday, March 6, 2014 4:46 pm
Instead of stepping into someone’s shoes for the day, slide on the face of an ancient Aztec, traditional Japanese samurai or a mischievous-looking demon.
Thursday, March 6, 2014 1:47 pm