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New building ready for donated supplies

New building ready for donated supplies

Local nonprofit organization Esperança recently cut the ribbon on a new 648-square-foot medical supply building constructed on its Phoenix..

Water collected to help the homeless

Water collected to help the homeless

Rising temperatures and unpredictable weather plague the Valley’s homeless and elderly shut-ins each summer in Arizona, causing many to..

Class teaches healing meditation

Class teaches healing meditation

Kadampa Meditation Center Phoenix welcomes visiting teacher, Kelsang Lhadron, who will teach a class on A Special Healing Meditation: The..

Local youth lauded by city

Local youth lauded by city

Three North Central youth were named among this year’s City of Phoenix Outstanding Young Men and Young Women of the Year—and one of..

Summer specials at Miracle Mile

Summer specials at Miracle Mile

The summer months are fast approaching and one local restaurant is beating the heat with some sizzling deals. Miracle Mile Deli has been..

Pet of the Month: Shaw would make a great family dog

Pet of the Month: Shaw would make a great family dog

Shaw has heart-stopping good looks, accented by floppy ears. This social butterfly loves to know what everyone is doing and gets right into..

History museum closes for summer

History museum closes for summer

The Sunnyslope Historical Society’s museum will close for the summer on Sunday, June 11. However, the museum is available during June,..

Get your male dog, cat fixed for $20

Get your male dog, cat fixed for $20

This June, thanks to a grant from Nina Mason Pulliam Charitable Trust, Altered Tailsoffers a “No Father’s Day” $20 spay surgery..

Free summer food for kids

Free summer food for kids

For many struggling families, summertime poses a critical health issue for their children. During the school year, children from low-income..

The Brokery has new name, new office

The Brokery has new name, new office

A top-rated local real estate firm founded in Phoenix in 2003, Biltmore Lifestyles Real Estate has rebranded to The Brokery and is..

Ways to save on prescriptions

Ways to save on prescriptions

If you have Medicare and you’re having trouble paying for prescription drugs, signing up for Medicare’s Part D prescription drug..

Local businessman honored for service

Local businessman honored for service

Mike Pendergraft, president and CEO of American Valet, was honored last month by the North Phoenix Kiwanis Club for Outstanding Service,..

Phoenix police host summer academy

Phoenix police host summer academy

The Phoenix Police Youth Police Experience is an annual, free event hosted by police officers to introduce children entering the seventh..

Jeweler returns from Antwerp with diamonds

Jeweler returns from Antwerp with diamonds

Jim Kiefelds, owner of Diamond Jim’s Jewelry, a full-service jewelry store in central Phoenix, recently traveled to Antwerp, Belgium to..

Learn life-saving CPR technique

Learn life-saving CPR technique

HonorHealth offers a course in CPR 1:30-6 p.m. Wednesday, June 28 in the Brady Conference Center located on the ground floor of the John C...

Robocougars compete in championship

Robocougars compete in championship

Robotics education has reached new levels in the WESD as Orangewood School’s Robocougars competed in the VEX IQ World Championship held..

A taste of France in central Phoenix

A taste of France in central Phoenix

There’s a lot packed under the roof of the French Grocery, 5345 N. 7th Ave., and it all reflects the origins of the owners, Kevin and..

SunTree donates to Alzheimer’s Association

SunTree donates to Alzheimer’s Association

Staff members, clients and caregivers from SunTree Adult Day & School for Seniors recently celebrated raising $2,000 for the Desert..

West Elm latest to join Uptown Plaza

West Elm latest to join Uptown Plaza

The revitalized Uptown Plaza shopping center in the heart of central Phoenix continues to add new tenants at this restored midcentury..

Stines finds new calling on trip to Guatamala

Stines finds new calling on trip to Guatamala

After exploring a variety of vocations, including fixing up antique automobiles, North Central resident Terry Stines decided to go back to..

Mini-murals celebrate community

Mini-murals celebrate community

It all started with the idea of bringing some color and excitement to the otherwise bland lobby of the Washington Activity Center.

Yahner oversees public safety at GCU

Yahner oversees public safety at GCU

Grand Canyon University has hired former City of Phoenix Police Chief Joe Yahner to be its director of Public Safety, effective May 30...

Put dog’s safety first in summer heat

Put dog’s safety first in summer heat

The city of Phoenix and the state of Arizona have taken steps to ensure that owned animals are protected during the scorching summer heat...

Father’s Day deals at TEXAZ Grill

Father’s Day deals at TEXAZ Grill

Tell dad to put down the charcoal, hang up the tongs and let TEXAZ Grill handle the cooking this Father’s Day, where they are serving..

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