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A new partnership between Mesa and the Southwest Conservation Corps is allowing young adults to gain real life experience by improving storm drains in parks.
WASHINGTON — The perfect score will again be 1,600. What's more, the essay will be optional, students will no longer be penalized for wrong answers and the vocabulary is shifting to do away with some high-sounding words such as "prevaricator" and "sagacious."
The Town of Queen Creek was once considered the far reaching outskirts of Phoenix, but this small town oasis – now a thriving east valley community – embraces its farming heritage while carefully watching over its growth and development. Business and town leaders seek to preserve the Town’s family-friendly, small-town spirit while providing economic opportunities and a high quality of life for residents.
Attorneys for the state schools chief are defending the decision by lawmakers to provide more per-pupil aid to traditional public schools than charter schools.
Arizona gubernatorial candidate Christine Jones introduced herself and provided a few details about her campaign to a collection of approximately 40 voters in Mesa during an event on Jan. 20.
A veteran state lawmaker wants voters to siphon cash away from a program for early childhood development to instead help fund services for foster children and the families that care for them.
They didn’t take the same routes toward their respective success, but Mesa, Chandler and Gilbert will all end 2013 with a strong year in their economic development which brings hope for a fortuitous 2014.
From the perspectives of economic growth and city government, 2013 was a “banner year” for Chandler. That is how Mayor Jay Tibshraeny described it.
NEW YORK — Tablet computers are so easy to use that even a 3-year-old can master them.
PHOENIX — State officials are trying to delay a federal appellate court hearing on the question of whether the Tohono O'odham Nation can build a casino on the edge of Glendale.
The conclusion of a six-year project by the state led to one Mesa school becoming a role model for other schools to follow.
PHOENIX — Attorney General Tom Horne illegally coordinated his 2010 campaign with what was supposed to be an independent committee, Yavapai County Attorney Sheila Polk concluded Thursday.
“If you’ve got the money honey, I’ve got the time; we’ll go honky tonkin’ and we’ll have a time.”
Beautiful and sturdy with a flair for the dramatic, alliums are a graceful way to add color and architectural dimension to your garden.
This bulletin has been prepared for the use of teachers, school administrators, and curriculum development committees. It will also be useful to members of your boards of trustees and to the general public in helping to interpret the philosophy and objectives of the elementary schools.”
After cutting the original list by 17, the Mesa City Council interviewed the four finalists to replace departed councilmember Dina Higgins as the city’s District 5 representative during a special meeting on Sept. 5.
Outlook: From transition to transition, Scottsdale Christian coach Kevin Allen knows a thing or two about change.
Years of hard work, preparation and planning in Mesa will fall into place in a matter of weeks as the city’s newest colleges and universities welcome students.
A good friend once told me that the only constant is change. There is no truer statement.
LA JOLLA, Calif. — Just beyond the breakers at La Jolla Shores Beach, hundreds of dark figures cruise through the sandy shallows like a scene in a horror movie.
With a solemnity reserved for momentous occasions, the Senate passed historic legislation Thursday offering the priceless hope of citizenship to millions of immigrants living illegally in America's shadows. The bill also promises a military-style effort to secure the long-porous border with Mexico.
Mesa Unified School District, the largest in the state, tops the national average in graduation rates, according to a report issued in early June.
Not waiting for formal gubernatorial approval, foes of her Medicaid expansion already are moving to undo at the ballot box and in court what they could not block at the Legislature.
Piece by piece, the world is becoming a little smaller in Mesa — about 100,000 times smaller. But, in this case, small is actually quite big — as in 40 stories tall, and with astonishing detail.