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Phoenix taking the lead to protect water supplies

In this era of climate change and continued drought, Southwestern cities face great threats to our economic prosperity and livability. In..

GLAAZ graduates first four-year class

GLAAZ graduates first four-year class

The nonprofit Girls Leadership Academy of Arizona (GLAAZ), the only all-girls public high school in the state, last month marked the..

Helping children deal with grief

Helping children deal with grief

Judy Laufer recalls exactly when the idea for her children’s book, “Where Did Papa Go?” was born. It was on a plane ride home after..

Anonymous donor matches contributions

Anonymous donor matches contributions

An anonymous donor has taken the lead to ensure a sustainable future for Arizona Theatre Company (ATC) by offering to match donations made..

Workshop helps vets with affordable housing

Workshop helps vets with affordable housing

Trellis, formerly Neighborhood Housing Services of Phoenix, a nonprofit dedicated to making stable homes and communities possible by..

Phoenix teens cook in new TV show

Phoenix teens cook in new TV show

Four 15-year-old sophomores from the Arizona School for the Arts in Phoenix are among 36 Valley teens competing for cash prizes,..

Pet of the Month: This loveable guy is a great companion

Pet of the Month: This loveable guy is a great companion

Moose, a 4-year-old Flat Coat retriever, has been a resident at the Arizona Humane Society for almost two months and is ready to take on..

Desert Song hosts kids yoga camp

Desert Song hosts kids yoga camp

Desert Song Healing Arts Center, 3232 N. 20th St., hosts its 8th Annual Summer Yoga Camp for Kids from 8:30-11:30 a.m. June 15-19. The camp..

Artplay offers more space; new staff

Artplay offers more space; new staff

Local art therapy business Artplay announces its new enhanced offering, Artplay Plus. Artplay has been offering individual emotional..

School Briefs

School Briefs

Glendale Union High School District Singers perform in all-state choir Two GUHSD recently had the honor of being selected to perform in the..

Ways to keep cancer from coming back

Ways to keep cancer from coming back

The monthly Cancer Support Group offers support for patients, families and community members dealing with all types of cancers. The next..

Wake up, tune up your body in June

Wake up, tune up your body in June

In June, Kinesphere Center for Movement Education offers some classes to help you wake-up your upper body and tune-up your shoulders...

Wells Fargo assists Habitat for Humanity

Wells Fargo assists Habitat for Humanity

Wells Fargo & Company, one of the nation’s largest suppliers of volunteers to Habitat for Humanity, recently announced a $35,000..

Valley Metro hosts meeting on transit

Valley Metro hosts meeting on transit

Valley Metro hosts an informational meeting to update the public on the West Phoenix/Central Glendale Transit Corridor Study, 6-8 p.m...

Free mobile clinic seeks volunteers

Free mobile clinic seeks volunteers

Every Wednesday morning, they patiently line up along the wall outside the multi-purpose room at Shepherd of the Valley Lutheran Church...

Tips for hiking with your dog

Tips for hiking with your dog

Would you like to enjoy the outdoors more with your dog? Have you had problems with your dog or other dogs on the trail? Are you worried..

Puppy Play Date at Noble Beast

Puppy Play Date at Noble Beast

Bring your new puppy in for advice and fun during the Puppy Play Date, 1-1:45 pm Sat. July 12 at Noble Beast, 1005 E. Camelback Road...

Discount drug cards available at local office

Discount drug cards available at local office

North Central business owner Herman Lincoln has signed up with National Benefit Builders, Inc., allowing him to provide Community..

Two local youth excel athletically

Two local youth excel athletically

School might be out for summer, but for two local students, summer means a chance to work on their athletic skills and improve on what are..

Parvo puppy clinic could save lives

Parvo puppy clinic could save lives

Spring is here and so, too, is parvo (Canine Parvovirus) season, a time of year when the highly contagious, often fatal, viral disease in..

Longtime educator ready for next phase

Longtime educator ready for next phase

When the final bells rang for the 2014-15 school year at Washington Elementary School District, they also signaled the end of a long and..

Ladies Auxiliary sends two to Girls State

Ladies Auxiliary sends two to Girls State

The Ladies Auxiliary of American Legion Post 75 in Sunnyslope once again sent two high school juniors, going into their senior year, to..

Kaplan receives award, scholarships

Kaplan receives award, scholarships

North Central teen Matthew Kaplan, a senior at Tesseract School, in May was presented with an engraved silver medallion in Washington,..

Enjoy cool treats during hot temps

Enjoy cool treats during hot temps

As Valley temperatures continue to climb skyward and our cars turn into actual ovens, we sometimes need a break in the middle of the day to..

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