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Property taxes will rise in Phoenix

Property taxes will rise in Phoenix

The fiscal year beginning July 1 will have Phoenix homeowners seeing a bump in their property taxes as the city sets to increase its..

Learn about upcoming nature programs

Learn about upcoming nature programs

The Cultural Wellness & Family Enrichment Center (CWFEC) presents a free community introduction to the “Let’s Get WILD Arizona!”..

Help the homeless, elderly this summer

Help the homeless, elderly this summer

Scorching temperatures are a health hazard to the Valley’s homeless and elderly shut-ins, and one nonprofit organization is mobilizing to..

First-person account of helicopter rescue

First-person account of helicopter rescue

You suffer an immobilizing injury on the trail. Now what happens? Now what do you do? Rick Kamel discusses “After the Fall: My..

Free summer meals available for kids

Free summer meals available for kids

The USDA has partnered with St. Mary’s Food Bank to once again provide free summer meals to children ages 18 an younger throughout the..

Celebrate Frida Khalo’s birthday

Celebrate Frida Khalo’s birthday

Fiesta de Frida, a celebration of Mexico’s famous female artist, Frida Kahlo, takes over Steele Auditorium at the Heard Museum, 2301 N...

Il Posto, The Lounge under new ownership

Il Posto, The Lounge under new ownership

A longtime favorite Sunnyslope dining spot has recently changed hands, and while the menu has changed slightly, regulars will find some old..

Enter your best sandwich idea

Enter your best sandwich idea

Summer is finally in full effect and what better way to enjoy the warm weather than a sandwich that can be spiced up in a variety of ways...

Cocktail lounge opens above Stock & Stable

Cocktail lounge opens above Stock & Stable

The all-new cocktail lounge, Honor Amongst Thieves, is set to steal the hearts of cocktail lovers Valley-wide following its June 19 opening..

Breakfast weekend returns around Valley

Breakfast weekend returns around Valley

Valley chefs and restaurateurs are uniting for an event that celebrates the most important meal of the day: breakfast. The second-annual..

Pima fully opens new campus

Pima fully opens new campus

Pima Medical Institute on June 16 held a grand opening and open house of its new, 37,500-square-foot campus, located at West Thunderbird..

Health leaders stepping down

Health leaders stepping down

Two longtime leaders in the Valley health care industry are retiring, leaving some big shoes to fill and two impressive legacies behind..

Stark appointed interim District 3 representative

Stark appointed interim District 3 representative

The Phoenix City Council on June 14 appointed Debra Stark to serve as the District 3 Councilmember until a special election is held. That..

Local girl lauded for doughnut idea

Local girl lauded for doughnut idea

Last month, Bashas’ Supermarkets named 13 kid finalists who came up with some of the most mouthwatering flavor suggestions as part of the..

RAMMS 8U wins state championship

RAMMS 8U wins state championship

The Recreation Association of Madison Meadows-Simis (RAMMS) 8 and Under team won the Cal Ripken 8U State Championship on June 12. The RAMMS..

Pet of the Month: Princess is a  lapful of love

Pet of the Month: Princess is a lapful of love

Princess may not be the most graceful of dog royalty, but one can’t help but succumb to her big ol’ mushy face and sweet brown..

Free admission at museum on July 24

Free admission at museum on July 24

Each fourth Sunday in July, August and September, the Heard Museum will offer free admission for all. On these days from 11 a.m.-5 p.m.,..

Keep your pets safe on the 4th

Keep your pets safe on the 4th

Maricopa County Animal Care & Control (MCACC) shelters are over capacity and unfortunately, the busiest time of the year is still ahead..

Boys enjoy ‘Ninja Zone’

Boys enjoy ‘Ninja Zone’

For boys ages 6 to 11, there is a new, specially designed, boys-only “Ninja Zone” class at The Arizona Sunrays Gymnastics & Dance..

Donate your shoes, handbags to Flo’s

Donate your shoes, handbags to Flo’s

Sick of looking at those shoes you only wore once? Are too many bulky handbags filling up your closet space? Now until Friday, Sept. 9,..

Donate to wildfire relief aid at Bashas’

Donate to wildfire relief aid at Bashas’

With wildfire seasons growing longer every year, Bashas’ Family of Stores has announced that it will continue the company’s..

Comedy show benefits animal rescue groups

Comedy show benefits animal rescue groups

Pet rescue organizations from across the Valley will unite on July 23 for the 4th Annual Dog Days of Summer Benefit Comedy Show. It’s a..

City finds partner to recycle palm fronds

City finds partner to recycle palm fronds

Palm fronds have always been labeled as “problem materials” when it comes to disposal and reuse. Phoenix receives about 34,000 tons of..

AZ children’s book authors featured

AZ children’s book authors featured

Local Arizona children’s book authors will read their stories at Pueblo Grande Museum’s Arizona Authors Summertime Storytelling &..

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