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FURNACE CREEK, Calif. — The perception of Death Valley is that it's hot and desolate.
Kate Borders was recently named the president and executive director of the Downtown Tempe Community after her appointment by the Mill Avenue District Board of Directors. In her new position, she will be involved in advancing the downtown Tempe area through projects and marketing.
PORTLAND, Ore. — Far from the expectant gaze of major restaurant critics and the accompanying pressure to produce the Next Big Thing, this little-big city offers chefs a unique opportunity — the chance to experiment with less fear of scathing reviews, empty tables and For Sale signs after an adventurous flop.
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.
Coronado Elementary School in the Higley School District will introduce a new Mandarin immersion program for students in kindergarten and first-grade students for the upcoming school year.
If you’re new to the Sonoran desert or just want to learn more about it, you might enjoy this informational hike at Usery Mountain Park. After a question-and-answer session, you’ll take a brief quarter-mile stroll along the Desert Hawk Trail. Water and closed-toe shoes are recommended.
While attending Prescott Valley High School in 2009, Mirannda Hays was in search of a topic for a research paper on developmental disabilities. The week of the assignment, Hays’ 6-year-old cousin was diagnosed with autism and her research topic suddenly became clear.
YOSEMITE NATIONAL PARK, Calif. — Everybody gathers around Joe, the guy who seems to have all the answers. Only he doesn't.
ACAPULCO, Mexico — The death toll in massive flooding in southern and central Mexico rose to 57 on Wednesday as desperation mounted in the cut-off resort of Acapulco, where residents looted a store and thousands of exhausted, despondent tourists waited to be ferried out by air.
The Sonoran Sunset Series has been in hiding for the summer months but is finally coming back for the fall.
Chaparral running back Emerson Carrethers is expected to miss his senior season after tearing his anterior cruciate ligament in a scrimmage last week, coach Dave Huffine said.
The East Valley Institute of Technology has purchased the former Fazoli’s restaurant property in west Mesa to convert into a restaurant that will be refurbished and eventually operated by EVIT students.
We're starting out with light showers across Pima, Pinal and Maricopa counties.
After years of planning by both the college and the location’s developer, Grand Canyon University President Brian Mueller announced the Christian university will build its new campus in one of Mesa’s newest, fastest growing areas.
Police have released new video in the search for missing Tempe teen Adrienne Salinas.
They left their two young children with relatives and set off to celebrate their fifth wedding anniversary at one of the most beautiful hiking destinations in the Southwest.
Winter turns the Valley of the Sun into a destination, luring visitors from colder climates around the world to the warmth of the desert.
SALINAS, Calif. — On a windy morning in California's Salinas Valley, a tractor pulled a wheeled, metal contraption over rows of budding iceberg lettuce plants. Engineers from Silicon Valley tinkered with the software on a laptop to ensure the machine was eliminating the right leafy buds.
SALT LAKE CITY — A lottery system for hikers makes it difficult for many to win a permit to visit a rock formation called The Wave — and that may have colored the judgment of a couple who set out in brutal heat and were found dead along the trail.
SAN FRANCISCO — Wineries are coming out loud and proud in their support of gay marriage. They're putting it right on the label.
As the economy continues to recover, competition is intense in virtually every industry. The auto insurance providers slug it out for market share. The cell phone service carriers fight tooth and nail for subscribers. Even universities battle it out to attract students, not to mention benefactors and research dollars.
Phoenix Mayor Greg Stanton wants businesses in Silicon Valley to relocate to Arizona.
Wayne Pomeroy prides himself on saying he’s always had a job.
Now that the Chicago Cubs have secured a spring-training home in Mesa well into the future, the East Valley will soon welcome to the area the first of possibly many in a long line of Windy City favorites: Portillo’s Hot Dogs.
Once, the barren mesas and shrub-covered canyons that extend east of the Pacific Ocean held the most popular routes for illegal immigrants heading into the U.S. Dozens at a time sprinted to waiting cars or a trolley stop in San Diego, passing border agents who were too busy herding others to give pause.