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The Mesa Historic Preservation Board announced the winners of the Historical Fiction Writing Contest.
Train enthusiasts have an opportunity to learn about the history of Arizona railways as the Arizona Railway Museum will celebrate its 30th anniversary on March 1 at Tumbleweed Park in Chandler.
This Feb 12, 2014 photo shows a home in the "Bungalow Heaven" district in Pasadena, Calif. Bungalow Heaven is a 16 block neighborhood, designated Pasadena's very first preserved historic landmark district in 1989, consisting of more than 1,000 bungalow homes from the early 20th century. (AP Photo/Nick Ut)
This Feb 12, 2014 photo shows a sign marking the "Bungalow Heaven" district in Pasadena, Calif. Bungalow Heaven is a 16 block neighborhood, designated Pasadena's very first preserved historic landmark district in 1989, consisting of more than 1,000 bungalow homes from the early 20th century. (AP Photo/Nick Ut)
Arizona voters may get to decide if they want to know whether their cold cereal is made with genetically modified corn.
Veteran film and television actor Michael Dante will sign copies of his new book, discuss his canon of more than 100 film and television roles, and help preserve the Old West as this year’s headliner for Superstition Mountain Days.
Arizona's ban on abortions at 20 weeks is dead.
FILE - In this April 4, 2012, file photo, Chicago Cubs players work out at Wrigley Field in Chicago, the day before their opening day baseball game against the Washington Nationals. Chicago’s Wrigley Field, New Orleans’ Saenger Theatre and a historic Los Angeles’ shipbuilding center have joined a list of sites being saved thanks to the efforts of historic preservationists in 2013. (AP Photo/Nam Y. Huh, File)
The historic Lambrite-Iles-Petersen House, above and below, built in 1857 on West 6th Street, has been nominated to be added to the Preservation Iowa 2013 Most Endangered Properties list on Jan. 9, 2013. (AP Photo/Quad-City Times, Jeff Cook)
FILE - This May 24, 2013, file photo shows the empty Delta airlines terminal 3 at JFK airport in New York. The National Trust for Historic Preservation put the Worldport Terminal on the 2013 list of Endangered Historic Place. The unique flying-saucer-shaped Worldport Terminal built by Pan Am in 1960 at New York’s Kennedy Airport was a symbol of the jet age. (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer, File)
FILE - In this March 26, 2007, file photo, Toby Collodora, left, and Jen Oberg, right enjoy their lunch hour on Peavey Plaza in Minneapolis. Peavey Plaza, Chicago’s Wrigley Field, New Orleans’ Saenger Theatre and a historic Los Angeles’ shipbuilding center have joined a list of sites being saved thanks to the efforts of historic preservationists in 2013. The National Trust for Historic Preservation compiled a list of 10 sites saved and 10 sites lost in 2013. (AP Photo/Jim Mone, File)
MIAMI BEACH, Fla. — Conventional wisdom has it that many restaurants never make it to their first birthday, never mind their 100th.
Long ago, Mary Lewis Riggs helped create an Arizona landmark. Today, Riggs, who turned 102 years old this summer, is considered somewhat of a Mesa landmark herself.
Students in Mesa have until Nov. 14 to contribute their literary skills to the Historical Fiction Writing Contest.
Creation of internal training videos filled much of Mike Holland’s time at Chandler Education TV. But the station’s first foray into documentary filmmaking could result in the ultimate prize.
Mesa Grande Cultural Park is set to open for the new season Oct. 3, and the historic site already has a program scheduled approximately two weeks into the season.
WASHINGTON — All summer, thousands of visitors traipse among the U.S. Capitol's many statues, which honor the nation's founders, leaders and legends.
NEW YORK — Even as a pared-down version of Microsoft's Office software package arrived on the iPhone, the company is holding out on extending that to the iPad and Android devices as it tries to boost sales of tablet computers running its own Windows system.
A federal appeals court has rejected a bid by environmental groups to force the Bureau of Land Management to do more to protect two national monuments in Arizona.
Historic preservation is often challenging, but protecting Arizona’s historic buildings and neighborhoods is critical to economic growth, strengthening home values and maintaining Arizona’s identity.
Town of Florence Vice Mayor Tom Smith, City of Mesa Councilman Dennis Kavanaugh, City of Phoenix senior policy advisor Brendan Mahoney and former Arizona Attorney General Terry Goddard participate in a panel discussion Friday during the Arizona Historic Preservation Conference. [Katie Mayer/Special to Tribune]
PHILADELPHIA — The City of Brotherly Love is perhaps best known for its Colonial roots but locals will tell you there's much more to explore in this city of 1.5 million people. Options abound for travelers looking for free things to do in and around the historic district and beyond — and they don't all involve tri-corner hats and Betsy Ross' flag.
A free expo scheduled for next week in Mesa will provide owners of historic property information about how to maintain their piece of Arizona history.
GLACIER NATIONAL PARK, Mont. — The website used words like "rustic" and "old-world style accommodations" for the lodge, but somehow I read that as "charming" and "romantic."
The Mesa Preservation Foundation, Arizona Preservation Foundation and State Historic Preservation Office/Arizona State Parks, in conjunction with the 2013 Arizona Historic Preservation Conference, will present a free Historic Homeowner's Expo June 15 at the Hilton Phoenix/Mesa, 1011 W. Holmes Ave. in Mesa.