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A hands-on lesson in texting and driving

A hands-on lesson in texting and driving

New data shows that Arizona has a roughly 17 percent higher rate of texting while driving than states with statewide bans. To drive home..

Outdoor yoga wraps up in May

Outdoor yoga wraps up in May

Saturdays through May 28, come enjoy a DiRTYOGA offering at the Uptown Market, in the east parking lot of North Phoenix Baptist Church,..

Cuban immigrant living her dream

Cuban immigrant living her dream

Yoanni Garcia came to the United States from Cuba to marry her fiancé, Larry Heimer, in 2009. She spoke no English when she arrived and..

Free event features food, music, crafts

Free event features food, music, crafts

Local First Arizona presents the World Bazaar and Community Market, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday, May 7 at the 19th Avenue and Camelback Road..

Class benefits animals with medical issues

Class benefits animals with medical issues

Kinesphere Center for Movement Education hosts a “Down Dogs for Paws” yoga class 8:30-9:30 a.m. Saturday, May 7. This is an..

City proposes property tax hike

City proposes property tax hike

Each year, the city of Phoenix’s budget is developed in conjunction with residents, the mayor, city council, city manager and city..

School Briefs

School Briefs

Glendale Union High School District Lockwood named a Flinn Scholar Sunnyslope High School senior Bailey Lockwood was named a Flinn Scholar..

Tune up your vitality, knees

Tune up your vitality, knees

Movement and vitality are two inseparable characteristics of aliveness.  Whether our activity is an everyday one such as reaching or..

Share your personal stories of cancer

Share your personal stories of cancer

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

Medical center unit lauded for patient care

Medical center unit lauded for patient care

The Progressive Cardiovascular Care Unit at HonorHealth John C. Lincoln Medical Center received the Beacon Award for Excellence from the..

LA Fitness offers free day on May 12

LA Fitness offers free day on May 12

May is National Physical Fitness Month and to celebrate, LA Fitness wants to get you back on track by offering everyone free access to all..

Gates leaves indelible mark on District 3

Gates leaves indelible mark on District 3

Phoenix City Councilman Bill Gates gets to be the first to smash the former Sunset Manor Apartments in Sunnyslope.

Food pantry serves local community

Food pantry serves local community

When St. Francis Xavier church completed its new Parish Center in late December 2015, one of the first ministries to move into the new..

Free resource fair for seniors

Free resource fair for seniors

Duet hosts a free Senior Health Resource Expo 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Friday, May 6 on the property of the Church of the Beatitudes, 555 W. Glendale..

Explore new meal delivery option

Explore new meal delivery option

Join Central Village as it presents a free program to learn more about Martha’s Senior Gourmet, a home food delivery service new to the..

Restaurant Week is a dining adventure

Restaurant Week is a dining adventure

Arizona Restaurant Association’s Spring Arizona Restaurant Week (ARW) features 10 nights of epic dining adventures around the Valley...

Ballpark boasts new pet-friendly areas

Ballpark boasts new pet-friendly areas

PetSmart, Inc. and the Arizona Diamondbacks have teamed up to create the first-ever season-long, dog-friendly ballpark with a dedicated new..

Abrazo offers free StrokeCheck screenings

Abrazo offers free StrokeCheck screenings

Abrazo Community Health Network’s hospitals are offering free StrokeCheck events in May to raise awareness about stroke risk factors,..

Joe’s offers late-night bites for the night owls

Joe’s offers late-night bites for the night owls

A new restaurant and lounge has opened on 7th Street inside the former home of a drive-through liquor store. Led by owner and real estate..

ALP hosts meeting for potential volunteers

ALP hosts meeting for potential volunteers

Assistance League of Phoenix, a nonprofit organization that has been serving children and families in the Phoenix area for more than 50..

Library kicks off summer reading

Library kicks off summer reading

Kids, teens and adults can participate in “On Your Mark Get Set … Read!”—the annual Summer Reading Program from June 1-Aug. 1...

Letter carriers collect nonperishable food

Letter carriers collect nonperishable food

The largest single-day food drive in the United States—one which helps St. Mary’s Food Bank Alliance and other Arizona Food Banks..

Your scorpion video can win you $500

Your scorpion video can win you $500

Bug & Weed Mart, the locally owned DIY pest control retailer located at 5030 N. Central Ave., invites the public to enter its..

Hopdoddy is all about the burger

Hopdoddy is all about the burger

Hopdoddy Burger Bar’s first Phoenix location at The Shops at Town & Country opened earlier this spring. This is the second Arizona..

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