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It's been three years since southeast Valley Eagle Scout Spencer Zimmerman, then 13, took his friend Dayton Hayward, also 13, on the ride of his life. But this inspiring story of selflessness is worth retelling, especially during the holiday season.
It’s no secret that men like Keith Richards, John Lennon and Frank Sinatra are the first to be mentioned when talking about the evolution of music. But what about women like Joan Jett and Tina Turner, who are equally responsible for putting rock and roll on the map?
When he was a young boy, Mesa Mayor and native Scott Smith remembers what it was like being a child growing up in the fun-filled environment of downtown Mesa. He now looks to the future as he and the city plan for the new urban environment he knows downtown Mesa can eventually become.
Perhaps no vocal group in America – other than the Beach Boys – have been as celebrated as The Manhattan Transfer. Over the last four decades, the quartet has racked up a dozen Grammy Awards, sold millions of albums and made Grammy Award history in 1981 when they became the first group in both pop and jazz categories in the same year.
At 72 years young, Dan Hicks remains the eternal hipster. Hicks first entered the music scene in the sixties with his seminal group, The Charlatans, and he remains an influential figure among musicians.
Valley Metro will hold a collection drive at Tempe Marketplace on Sunday to support teens who need basic supplies.
Alice Cooper’s 13th annual Christmas Pudding is going heavy on the metal — and will be sealed with a KISS.
Singer Eddie Money is pretty much everything you’ve read about him — funny, gregarious, candid and still a wild man at heart.
Rita Coolidge has charted hits in almost every genre and won just about every music accolade possible, including two Grammy Awards.
Like many of its ilk, the purpose of the Filmstock Film Festival is to showcase the talents of independent artists to a broader audience. What makes Filmstock different, however, is that all the films shown during the three-day event are shorts produced in Arizona, Colorado, New Mexico or Utah — the Four Corners states.
Trains and holiday traditions go together for several in the East Valley and across the Phoenix metro area.
Legendary bluesman B. B. King is coming to the historic Celebrity Theatre on Saturday, Nov. 30.
Cherie Currie fronted the teenage all-girl band the Runaways and, along with fellow band mates Joan Jett, Lita Ford, Sandy West and Jackie Fox, punched through a male-dominated field with a groundbreaking look and sound.
It’s the heart of a budding ecosystem of innovation, air travel, higher education and well-paying jobs.
PHOENIX — There will finally be as many people working in Arizona at the end of next year as there were employed here in 2005. But a new report Thursday shows it will take perhaps three more years for the state to hit its pre-recession employment peak.
A measure of U.S. home prices rose only slightly in September from August, a sign that prices are leveling off after big gains earlier this year.
The gravy train is back on the tracks, the economic engine a runnin,’ and the demise of our Sonoran desert being outdone by the good weather in the “Valley on the run,” Phoenix metro.
A series of blood drives at locations in Mesa, Gilbert, Chandler and Tempe are scheduled beginning Nov. 1, with a particular need to collect O-negative blood.
Every year from the end of World War II through the 1990s, the typical American drove more miles each year than the year before. But for the first time in two generations there has been a significant shift in how many miles we are driving each year.
Phoenix transit officials say light rail trains are moving again after a power outage affected the entire line Thursday.
The housing market continues its bumpy ride toward full recovery with more lurches, twists and turns than a roller coaster at the state fair.
Fall Garden Festival 2013
PHOENIX — Have a recipe that calls for two dozen tortillas?
Ever wish you could peek in on some of the Valley’s wealthiest, walled-in enclaves? Or maybe you want to get far away from it all, out where the rock spire Weaver’s Needle only remotely resembles a tall city building.
From escaping abusive parents to not knowing when their next meal will be, many children are in need of support. The Phoenix-based Tumbleweed Center for Youth Development has combined resources with Valley Metro, providing support 24 hours a day for children 17 and younger through the national outreach program called “Safe Place.”