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Basha won game three of its Division I first-round playoff game at Peoria Centennial on a controversial call Tuesday. In doing so, the Bears may have lost the war.
During this past summer, I received an email from a Mesa teacher asking if I could spread word about his band’s upcoming trip to New York.
If you’re interested in learning how to perform a health check on a ferret or how to diagnose a guinea pig by looking at x-rays, Arizona Animal Welfare League is offering a look inside the life of a veterinarian.
School's out, and video-streaming services Netflix and Amazon have come up with new ways to ward off summer-vacation boredom while going head-to-head in a battle for your kids' screen time.
Acclaimed Arizona author Betty Webb will kick-off the Adult Summer Reading Program with a discussion and book signing event at 10:30 a.m. Monday at the Red Mountain Library, 635 N. Power Road. The discussion will focus on her latest novel “Desert Wind.” Webb’s work has been described as ‘mysteries with social conscience’.
School children can take part in the newly created Club READ (Reading Experiences Appreciating Diversity) this summer thanks to a City of Chandler Human Relations Commission Diversity Mini Grant.
Mesa Library offers free programs for kids of all ages to stay engaged with activities during the summer months. The variety of programs includes reading, bowling, art and music. The programs will take place at the Main Library, 64 E. First St.; Dobson Library, 2425 S. Dobson Road and the Red Mountain Library, 635 N. Power Road.
Behind the mask of Chandler High School’s mascot, Scruffy, Andrew Sanchez found his “voice.”
Mesa Public Libraries is holding a series of teen volunteer fairs for students entering seventh through 12th grade, between the ages of 12 and 18 to fill positions for the Summer Reading Program. Jobs will assist as program desk aides, computer aids, self-checkout assistants, shelving positions, program craft aides and other miscellaneous duties.
Arizona is facing a literacy crisis and it begins in early childhood.
As the country prepares to enjoy the 108th Baseball World Series, even those who may not be true baseball fans are often caught up in the spirit of America’s national sport. If you are indeed a die-hard baseball fan, “The Art of Fielding,” by Chad Harbach might be just the book for you. But don’t discount it even if you don’t know first base from a knuckle-ball pitch. Described by one critic as the “greatest baseball novel in a generation,” the sports theme is metaphorically much grander — that of the human condition.
As a crow flies or car drives, the winner of this week’s closest rivalry game isn’t among the many Division I state title contenders slugging it out against one another.
LOS ANGELES- Karen Nichols wanted a life unchained to the monotony of twice-daily dog walks, so she got herself three cats. But she still strolls the neighborhood on nice days - with her cat Skeezix.
Three Ahwatukee Foothills Girl Scouts are collecting new or gently used books for underprivileged children at Phoenix Day.
CARLSBAD CAVERNS NATIONAL PARK, N.M. — There's nothing like bats to draw a crowd to the scorching Chihuahuan Desert in the late summer heat.
Take note, Arizona high school students: There’s a new diploma in town.
For many, going to college is the first experience handling their own finances. Follows are 10 tips to help make it easier:
Let’s say you just finished an intense workout, or you have a child that plays an outdoor sport. Maybe you’re a construction worker with a physically demanding job or a salesperson in and out of your vehicle during the hot, summer months.
ATLANTA (AP) — Two new computers running Google's Chrome operating system are looking to lure people to a browser-based environment. Both target light-duty computer users who don't need the full range of capabilities that traditional Windows and Mac computers provide.
Excruciating heat aside, at this point in the summer parents across the East Valley are turning their attention to the rapidly approaching school year – despite their kids’ best efforts to stop, or at least slow down, the clock.
Students at Chandler’s San Marcos Elementary School may have a few more books to talk about by the time summer ends.
With the new school year fast approaching, Mesa Unified School District will be needing volunteers to help out in the classroom. The Your Experience Counts program brings community groups and volunteers 50 and older together to help students in under-resourced schools. As a volunteer, you can work alongside teachers, one-on-one or with small groups of fourth-, fifth- and sixth-graders on reading, writing, math and science.
Four Mesa schools striving to improve academic achievement will get a better chance thanks to The Boeing Foundation. The group has awarded $20,000 to sponsor the Edison, Emerson, Hawthorne and Webster elementary schools in the 2012-2013 Beat the Odds program.