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With spring training finally in full swing and the start of baseball’s regular season less than a month away, the Chicago Cubs hope their new Cactus League digs in Mesa can aid in the development of their prospects and net them their first World Series victory in more than a century.
In the first power point game of the season, Red Mountain beats Centennial 11-1 in 5 innings. Alyssa Fernandez led the game off with a home run going 4-4 with 3 RBIs to lead the Mountain Lion offense. Ashley Hill had three hits and two RBIs; while Tori Sotelo had 2 hits and 4 RBIs. Marian Ruf pitched a three hitter, giving up the one run and tallying three stirkeouts.
NEW YORK — Six years ago, Matthew McConaughey was starring in a movie called "Surfer, Dude," a film about as good as its title implies. He played a shirtless surfer plunged into an existential crises when his good luck with waves runs out.
MIAMI BEACH, Fla. — For years, fans have been telling Ruth Reichl that they love her novels. Problem was, she hadn't written any.
Expanding a child’s mind and body are the two tenets Connect5 takes to heart.
MIAMI BEACH, Fla. — Paula Deen continued maneuvering for a comeback Sunday, turning a beachside cooking demonstration into a public apology for the racist comments that decimated her career last year.
The SunDust Gallery in Gilbert is looking for art to include in a show that will open March 7.
WASHINGTON — Using videos that claim to teach toddlers, or flash cards for tots, may not be the best idea. Simply talking to babies is key to building crucial language and vocabulary skills — but sooner is better, and long sentences are good.
An approximately five-year process that included Mesa nearly losing its spring training team and a major bond election concluded on Feb. 12 with the official ribbon cutting for the new Cubs Park.
WASHINGTON — Do you know the way to San Jose? Quite a few airline pilots apparently don't.
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. — Ben Baldanza, the CEO of Spirit Airlines, leans over his kitchen table, takes another look at the board and plots out his strategy.
In Singapore's equivalent of food courts, hawkers sell steaming bowls of noodles, giant crabs in pepper sauce and slices of pungent durian. In Barcelona, patrons at the La Boqueria nibble finely aged ham and buy fresh produce to prepare at home. In the United States? Historically, it's been a wasteland of spongy pretzels, giant sodas, greasy fried rice and endless burgers.
Demi Lovato performs onstage during Y100's Jingle Ball 2013 at BB&T Center on December 20, 2013 in Miami, Florida. (Photo by Jeff Daly/Invision/AP)
In what could be one of his final addresses to Mesa, Mayor Scott Smith looked back at the accomplishments the city has made and provided a hint of optimism for the future during his annual State of the City speech on Feb. 4 at the Mesa Convention Center.
It is not hyperbole to call the 1998-99 Chandler High girls basketball the best in Arizona history.
Regarding the new Riverview Park ... what happened to our beloved parkland? You know, the soft and hilly scene with big, shaded trees and wildlife-friendly pond? I went to the opening and the view is bleak and sterile, all flatland save for the children’s area. Trees are lined on cement paths and ornamental (non-shade) trees abound in a soldiered fashion. Sterility is the feeling that comes from it for myself and neighbors: bleak and not very friendly or well-thought-out to make people even want to visit. Come summer, I think no one will go there. By the way, many saplings are dead or dying and the lawn will be incredibly expensive to keep alive. I am truly disappointed, especially looking at the taxpayers’ money blown on this train wreck.
NEW YORK — Generally speaking, mom Shannon McCormick loves fruits and vegetables and wants to pass that on to her 4-year-old, but her resolve is tested when she encounters her plump, red nemesis: the tomato.
Mesa is starting the new year with the completion of one of the most exciting projects in the city’s history. On Jan. 25, Mesa will celebrate the formal opening of the new Chicago Cubs training complex, Cubs Park stadium, and a completely rebuilt Riverview Park. I am confident that Mesa residents will be proud of this amazing new signature asset for our community.
MIAMI BEACH, Fla. — Conventional wisdom has it that many restaurants never make it to their first birthday, never mind their 100th.
The last 12 months in Tempe were filled with new projects that will benefit the region’s economy coming in, a successful season from the Arizona State University football team, the reimagining of ASU mascot Sparky, and even the completion of a triathlon by Rep. Kyrsten Sinema, making her the first member of Congress to do so in office. And all of that just scratches the surface of a busy year in the city.
Country Thunder fans, unite! Clean your boots, put on those blue jeans and get on over to the first Country Thunder Launch Fest on Saturday, Nov. 30, at Tempe Center for the Arts.
Looking for that perfect light for your home office? A new chair or coffee table? You might try making it yourself, at home, with just the click of a button.
Sixty years ago Tom Prather started hauling furniture out of his parents’ home near Glenwood Springs, Colo.
The South East Valley Junior Midget and Pee Wee Wildcats will be heading to Florida for the American Youth Football (AYF) National Championship tournament on Dec. 7.
Tired of getting email solicitations from Nigerian princes and Romanian bank presidents promising you millions of dollars if you will only give them your birthday, your Social Security number and nank account information? Not to worry. Those pesky emails will soon become a thing of the past. Why you may ask? Well because you will soon be giving all that “private” information and “more” to Obamacare’s so-called “navigators”.