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Three years ago, Mesa Public Schools started using a creative mechanism to bring more money into the district: advertising on their school buses, and the decision has brought in upwards of $100,000 per year.
No students at Gilbert public elementary schools will go without a bright holiday season this year thanks to the efforts of the Gilbert Fire and Rescue Department.
Country Thunder fans, unite! Clean your boots, put on those blue jeans and get on over to the first Country Thunder Launch Fest on Saturday, Nov. 30, at Tempe Center for the Arts.
Step right up and meet the man who, some say, is the greatest man in American history — George Washington. Though, you will actually be meeting George Fairfax, the man who portrays Washington for a living. Originally from Virginia, Fairfax lives and breathes Washington and will transport you through time to a place where the General is the most respected man in the country.
Let me start by saying that superb athletic ability was not one of the job requirements when I applied for this internship.
Crazy about your dog? Want to spend quality time with him or her while enjoying company from dog owners like you? Look no further than the sixth annual Woofstock - The Great Chandler Dog Walk. This tail-waggin’ event at Tumbleweed Park features numerous events including interactive dog demonstrations, dog massages and a pet psychic.
Get ready to rock - Rock the Block that is. The annual fall festival is Saturday, Nov.9, in Downtown Chandler and features a street fair with two live performance stages.
The popular mud races we see out there usually attract eager, young adults waiting to prove their strength to world. Ever thought, though, that maybe these courses could be transformed into a muddy wonderland for kids?
Remember the timeless scene in “The Sound of Music” when the Von Trapp children put on a puppet show? Ever wish that you could witness those puppets in real life? Well you’re in luck, because the same marionettes are making their way to town.
Although it is still September, Halloween enthusiasts are already gearing up for this year’s festivities. Thankfully there is the second annual Keen Halloween Sept. 28 and 29 at Metro Center Mall in Phoenix.
With exciting new Star Trek exhibits, an attractive concert lineup and monster truck races, it’s hard to believe the Arizona State Fair still upholds the age-old tradition of competitive contests. Competitors still flood the state fair grounds with hand-sewn fashions, livestock and baked goods.
Calling all fashionistas! As fashion week comes to an end in New York, the city of Phoenix is gearing up for its ninth annual fashion week. Whether high fashion or basic brands attract your eye, Phoenix Fashion Week is a consumer and community friendly event that isn’t scary for the girl next door.
Classical landscapes interrupted by flying lemons. Silk camisoles carved from wood. Justin Bieber’s famous face painted into Renaissance-era art portraits. All this and more will be on display this fall at the Mesa Contemporary Arts Museum.
Corey Malecka is a junior studying journalism at Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communication and an intern with the East Valley Tribune.
For nearly three years, Dori’s Bakery and Cafe has solidified its customer base with an eclectic menu for breakfast, lunch or dinner, along with a wholesale service to restaurants and a delivery service.
Standing outside Scottsdale’s Allstate Appliance last week, I thought about everything I knew about salt. Salt was a valuable commodity in the Middle Ages, it’s a combination of two elements that are toxic to humans on their own, and too much of it causes health problems. Most of all, though, there was no way someone could fill a two-hour lesson on salt tasting.
Backpacks aren’t just for carrying expensive textbooks, crinkled homework assignments, and eraser shavings. For Mesa-based non-profit United Food Bank, they’re a means to feed.
The All-Stars from Chandler National Little League are headed west this week, looking for a chance to eventually go east — possibly all the way to Williamsport, Pa.
With Sony and Microsoft’s next generation video game consoles set for release this holiday season, a number of East Valley businesses were preparing for an expected drop in business tied to Microsoft’s initial plans to all but eliminate the resale video game market.
Internet, television, film and radio personality Michael Yo will be headlining two stand-up comedy shows this Friday, July 26, at the Tempe Improv Comedy Theatre, with special guests Nick Guerra and Justine Moreno.
Each Friday and Saturday night through the end of July, visitors to Mill Avenue will have the chance to enjoy a four-course gourmet meal at Tempe’s first pop-up restaurant.
The building is nondescript on the outside, but taking a few steps inside Life Sciences A on Arizona State University’s Tempe campus reveals animal skulls, two bright red Gila monsters, several preserved plants and fish and the largest bugs seen this side of a dinosaur movie.
Ashley Vargas lives for the looks of astonishment on her audience’s faces when she performs her nightly show.
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With the monsoon season officially beginning tomorrow, June 15, Arizonans should be aware of the possible dangers the monsoon can bring both on the road and at home. Thunderstorms, flash floods, heavy rain