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President Obama's proposal to resume diplomatic relations with Cuba has elicited mixed reactions from Valley residents with Cuban roots.
Cannabis helps prevent diseases like Alzheimer’s disease and many types of cancer. Cannabis is one of the most powerful anti-inflammatory substances on the planet. Chronic inflammation is the root cause of many, if not most, of the diseases of the human body.
If you are running low on things to worry about, allow me to recommend our national retirement crisis. As things now stand, most Americans are headed toward a retirement of poverty. A new normal for seniors threatens: too old to work, too poor to retire.
Meet Larry and Moe … also known as “the dynamic duo.” These two boys will provide hours and hours of free entertainment whether adopted together or separately. After they’re each exhausted from playing they will seek out their humans for a good lap cuddle and to be pet. They are about 8 months old. They do not have to be adopted together. They do get along very well with each other, but they also get along well with other cats. Both Larry and Moe have great personalities and sweet faces. They have been tested for Felv/FIV, neutered, up to date on vaccinations, and microchipped. The adoption fee for a cat is $95.
A Catholic priest assigned to an east Mesa church is among five men arrested by Mesa police in a sting operation that targeted prostitution involving underaged girls.
The Chandler Police Department recently released a notification of a sex offender who has moved to the city.
December is the season for giving, and Arizona's generous charitable tax credits make it easy and painless to help people in need during the holidays while also brightening your New Year by cutting your state tax bill. Mesa United Way is now certified to accept charitable foster care tax credit donations as well as the standard charitable tax credit, which allows you to double your giving as well as your tax break.
Our congressman Paul Gosar could not wait for President Obama’s speech on immigration to be over before lashing out in a degrading diatribe against the president and attacking the dignity of undocumented immigrants.
For many, preparing for retirement can be a daunting proposition. You’ve worked hard for years, saved, invested and dreamed of the day you could quit the 9-to-5 grind.
Last Tuesday night’s fatal shooting of an unarmed black man by a Phoenix police officer has once again shined the light on policing. An officer investigating a report of drug dealing shot and killed Rumain Brisbon when the officer believed he was pulling a gun from his pocket.
You may not realize it, but there are actually two ways to receive your Medicare benefits.
The Phoenix VA Health Care System has scheduled a town hall meeting on Dec. 11 in Gilbert for Southeast Valley veterans.
Centuries ago, those who suffered mental illness were often committed to “madhouses.” These so-called treatment centers were about as brutal, barbaric and inhumane inventions as could be humanly conceived. Patients were subjected to various shock therapies, exorcisms, bloodlettings, ice baths, and gyration wheels. When not directly enduring these interventions, patients were generally kept in dark dungeons, chained to walls or the floor.
“What was broken about our immigration system? Only lack of enforcement!”
Adopting a child is a big decision. It requires careful thought, consideration and, usually, years of planning.
It may be the season for people to give, but a new report says that, compared to those living elsewhere, Arizonan's don't.
“Personally, I think that the Brown family of Ferguson should be held liable for all the damages in Ferguson. Their son caused it all. And they are doing everything possible to egg it on.”
Ann Wilcox’s daily routine looks like any other American Muslim woman’s. She covers her head with a hijab, abstains from alcohol and pork, and rises before sunrise to perform the first of her five daily prayers.
Bruce is a very handsome pit blend, about 3 years old. He was recently returned, after being adopted from Friends for Life Animal Rescue for a while, when his humans split up. The boyfriend held onto him as long as he could, but realized it wasn’t fair to Bruce to bounce him around to different places. Bruce is what we call a Pit Bull Ambassador — he is the best of the breed. He came back to us a little overweight so he needs his new family to help him shed a few pounds. He’d be happy to have a fit partner for the new year and go on long walks with you to help everyone stay in shape.
President Obama’s executive action authorizing amnesty for at least 5 million illegal immigrants was obviously unlawful and unconstitutional. He’s said so many times himself. He claims he had no choice since the good of the country demanded that he act. But that’s really not true either.
A local dog is getting much needed help from two organizations, one national and one based in Mesa. However, the care she needs will take help from the community as well.
The city of Tempe has become a national front-runner in LGBT equality after scoring a perfect score of 100 on the Human Rights Campaign’s Municipal Equality Index.
A small group of local Republican lawmakers gathered outside the Mesa Arts Center on Wednesday morning for a press conference on immigration reform ahead of President Obama’s speech on Thursday.