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Gilbert district schools will continue to offer free, full-day kindergarten next school year following a vote Wednesday night by the governing board.
The Gilbert Unified School District governing board failed to approve Tuesday night future discussion about placing a budget override renewal on the November 2013 ballot.
NEW YORK — It's May. Memorial Day and the end of the school year are in sight. Suddenly, you're thinking about a summer vacation. A little advance planning — and some insider tips — can save you a lot of money. Whether you're booking airfare, a car rental or a hotel room, there are questions you should ask first.
A judge on Thursday threw out charges of violating campaign finance laws against Attorney General Tom Horne and a political ally.
It’s May. Memorial Day and the end of the school year are in sight. Suddenly, you’re thinking about a summer vacation. A little advance planning — and some insider tips — can save you a lot of money. Whether you’re booking airfare, a car rental or a hotel room, there are questions you should ask first.
A bid by Attorney General Tom Horne to escape campaign finance charges could upend all state laws limiting how much candidates can take.
“I don’t know why everyone is complaining that the Gilbert school board cut salaries, eliminated the teachers’ voices from negotiations, and secured all the power of decision making for themselves. After all, this strategy has worked very successfully in Communist Russia, Nazi Germany, and... and... oh wait... maybe there IS a problem here!”
No one can deny the Great Recession left a permanent mark on our nation and its economy. But what effect did it have on the American Dream of Home Ownership? That’s the question we set out to answer by asking Phoenix-based Benchmark Research Technologies to survey nearly 1,700 Arizona new home shoppers about their attitudes surrounding home ownership in the post-recession era.
If you watch the trailer for “Renoir” – a new period drama from French filmmaker Gilles Bourdos – a variety of adjectives are bound to come to mind: conventional, humdrum, lackluster. Sure, they’re trying to sell the story of one of the all-time great painters in a mere two minutes, but nothing about it grabs your attention – let alone, compels you to sit through the actual film. Luckily, this is not exactly the case for the movie itself, which is exquisite to look at but unfortunately devoid of any real insight into Pierre-Auguste Renoir. You come wishing to learn about the artist and his work, but instead leave dwelling on the film’s more engaging supporting characters.
The Gilbert Unified School District would have to to cut another $5 million from its budget if an idea to maintain the current primary property tax rate takes hold.
Three term state Sen. Al Melvin announced Monday he intends to run for governor this coming year.
Embattled state Attorney General Tom Horne could have to fend off a bid to keep him from getting his own party's nomination for reelection.
Centennials are normally cause for celebration, a chance to applaud some thing or person standing the test of time. But not so for the income tax. Even the IRS is declining to mention that this year is the 100 year anniversary of the 16th Amendment of the Constitution, which authorized the tax.
A plan to revamp the state's recall laws for all future elections fell apart Thursday as some Republican senators broke party ranks.
Although we have yet to see an official trailer or production still, I already have mixed feelings about “The Delivery Man.” This upcoming dramedy starring Vince Vaughn follows a middle-aged slouch whose life is turned on its head when he discovers that he’s fathered more than 500 children as a sperm donor – 142 of whom wish to determine who their biological dad is.
Future bids to oust public officials through recall could get a lot harder under the terms of legislation given preliminary approval Tuesday by the Senate.
Starting next semester, students who smoke will have to find other places to light up between classes. All Arizona State University campuses and buildings will become tobacco-free beginning Aug. 1.
Banner Health is scheduled to open its first Queen Creek medical facility May 1.
The Gilbert Unified School District expects more savings and revenues next year than anticipated, which could help the district with its expected $6 million shortfall, Superintendent Dave Allison told the governing board April 9.
Hundreds of teachers at religious schools around the state could soon be at risk of being laid off with no prospect of collecting jobless benefits.
Public safety is not a partisan issue, as it is the most important function of government. Few elected officials understand this better than Rep. Bob Robson, Rep. Jeff Dial and Senator John McComish.
Banner Health will open its first medical facility in Queen Creek May 1 at the Banner Health Center, which will offer primary care, basic imaging and lab services for adults and children.
If you’ve ever wondered if people will ever learn to stop texting while driving, the answer is, yes, they will, but sadly it’s going to take some time. And it won’t be a law specifically against it that will ensure cooperation, but rather something that’s sometimes more powerful: social acceptance.
With the need to cut $6 million from its budget next year, the Gilbert Unified School District is looking at shaving school budgets, hiring occupational and physical therapists rather than using contract workers, and raising athletic fees.
Although no major closures are scheduled along Phoenix-area freeways this weekend, drivers are encouraged to allow extra travel time and consider alternate routes while the following restrictions are in place in southeast Mesa: