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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.
Officials have arrested a suspect who allegedly stole a Tempe city bus on Tuesday morning.
A man killed in a shootout with state Department of Public Safety officers and a security guard on a Tempe freeway Monday morning was suspected in one Phoenix-area killing on Sunday and possibly another earlier Monday, police said.
Just about a 10 minute ride west of Page sits one of the most elegant resorts in the Southwest. You just don’t know about it. There are no billboards, no splashy advertising in the local press. Even if you knew about the place, it’s still hard to find.
This Irish-American band incorporates instrumentals, vocals and step-dancing into their performances, which draw on the rich cultural traditions of Ireland.
The next time you visit a Maricopa County park, you may find some of the critters you spot on the playground are larger than life. That’s because five 20-year-old play areas have gotten upgrades that include giant structures based on desert animals like rattlesnakes and mountain lions.
Chandler’s Communications and Public Affairs Director Nachie Marquez was selected as the city’s new assistant city manager.
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.
Arizona's chances of landing a spaceport may be improving.
TUCSON — Nicknamed "Old Pueblo," Tucson is a city with many faces. It's a college town. It's an artist town. It's even still a Wild West town. Every February, southern Arizona's biggest city, located 115 miles (185 kilometers) below Phoenix, keeps schools open on President's Day but closes them later in the week for the annual Tucson Rodeo Parade.
Libraries in Mesa will host workshops to provide information on the Affordable Care Act, Healthcare Marketplace and Healthcare.gov.
Chandler real estate agent Shivani Dallas won the Above the Crowd Award from RE/MAX’s southwest region. She is one of only a few 90,000 agents to receive the award.
The Tempe Chamber of Commerce will host the 17th Annual Breakfast for Chamber Champions on Feb. 28 at the Embassy Suites Tempe from 7:30 to 9 a.m.
Bryan University is opening a new education and broadcast center in Tempe on the corner of Mill Avenue and Washington Street. The university will celebrate the opening of the center with a ribbon-cutting ceremony on Feb. 20 from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m.
ASHEVILLE, N.C. — In downtown Asheville, good restaurants are as handsomely conspicuous as the artsy boutiques and bodegas that give the Blue Ridge Mountain mecca its trendy, vibrant flair.
Banner Health Center is showing its dedication to preventing heart disease through a two-month long series of events, including; classes, dancing and walks.
“A little geography lesson — two hemispheres, both exhibiting extreme weather and temperatures. While we are having extremely cold temperatures this winter, Australia has had record breaking heat. Yes, global warming means extreme weather in ALL seasons.”
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.
FLAGSTAFF — Air tour operators that use aircraft with quiet technology will be able to fly more people over the Grand Canyon.
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.
BUFFALO, N.Y. — You've heard of flash mobs? Behold the Mass mob.
Well before Saturday’s grand unveiling of Mesa’s revamped Riverview Park, city Parks, Recreation and Commercial Facilities Director Marc Heirshberg took his family for a quick peek at what will come. Heirshberg has a 5-year-old kid, who wasn’t overly difficult to please, but the true challenge was appealing to his 17-year-old son.
There's never a shortage of head-scratching and even jaw-dropping when it comes to logistics around Arizona high school sports these days, most recently in soccer.
Much of the space in Ray Anderson's office overlooking Park Avenue is taken up by an industrial-sized plastic garbage bin, about a third-full with piles of paper. His desk and the shelves around it are pretty much empty.
Desert Schools Federal Credit Union is in the midst of a celebration of its 75th year and has launched a contest where people can pick one of six charities to receive $30,000. Desert Schools, which has branches in Chandler, Mesa, Tempe and Ahwatukee, has started its Shine On campaign that has six charities in the running to win a $30,000 grand prize. The six groups — Assistance League of Phoenix, Kitchen on the Street, Anti-Defamation League, MentorKids USA, Free Arts for Abused Children of Arizona and HALO Animal Rescue — have already received $7,500 a piece for making it to this point.