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Central High renovation reaches halfway point

Central High renovation reaches halfway point

Central High School’s modernization project is nearing the halfway point, with completion scheduled for the end of March. The $9 million..

Free workshops on retirement planning

Free workshops on retirement planning

Jack Burns, public affairs specialist for the Arizona Social Security Administration, hosts a free Social Security retirement planning..

Two historic home tours held in February

Two historic home tours held in February

“Home tour” season is in full swing in Phoenix, and two historic neighborhoods are opening the doors to some elegant, funky and..

Get 70 pounds of produce for $12

Get 70 pounds of produce for $12

Borderlands Food Bank, a nonprofit organization located in Nogales, Ariz., hosts a monthly “Produce on Wheels” distribution of slightly..

Watch heart surgery live via broadcast

Watch heart surgery live via broadcast

Abrazo Community Health Network hosts a free “Heart Health Public Forum” at 6 p.m. on Friday, Feb. 15 at JW Marriott at Desert Ridge..

Show highlights service animals

Show highlights service animals

In an effort to showcase the great work of service and therapy animals in Phoenix, PHXTV has produced a new episode of “Phoenix Pets”..

Shy at first, Chucho is won over with play

Shy at first, Chucho is won over with play

Abandoned in a backyard after his owner moved away, Chucho understandably has had to rebuild his trust in humans. The 6-year-old Labrador..

Group gathers dresses for prom

Group gathers dresses for prom

The North Central Women’s League begins its third year of operation with several philanthropic endeavors already under way. One of its..

Girl Scout cookies sold through March 3

Girl Scout cookies sold through March 3

For six weeks each year, Girl Scouts in Arizona participate in the largest girl-led entrepreneurial program in the world: the Girl Scout..

Fundraiser assists pet therapy program

Fundraiser assists pet therapy program

Gabriel’s Angels, a North Central Phoenix-based nonprofit organization committed to aiding at-risk children through pet therapy, will..

Court dismisses appeal against MMJ dispensary

Court dismisses appeal against MMJ dispensary

Maricopa County Superior Court Judge Bruce R. Cohen on Jan. 11 released his ruling in favor of a Motion to Dismiss filed by attorneys..

Arizona VFWs co-host February food drives

Arizona VFWs co-host February food drives

The Veterans of Foreign Wars of the U.S. (VFW) Department of Arizona, along with Humana and St. Mary’s Food Bank, are partnering to host..

Ocotillo is a culinary as well as visual feast

Ocotillo is a culinary as well as visual feast

This time of year, the outdoors beckon, and you can’t find a much better spot for enjoying great food on a sunny, breezy afternoon than..

Ringing, other noise in your ears

Ringing, other noise in your ears

Tinnitus is the term used for people who experience noises such as ringing, buzzing, or hissing that is perceived in the ears or in the..

School Briefs

School Briefs

Glendale Union High School District District foundation receives boost from Turf Paradise Turf Paradise celebrated its 63rd birthday on..

Variety of activities at senior center

Variety of activities at senior center

The Sunnyslope Senior Center, 802 E. Vogel Ave., offers special activities for the month of February. Celebrate Valentine’s Day one day..

Sing-a-long at Memory Café

Sing-a-long at Memory Café

Jewish Family & Children’s Service presents its monthly Memory Café 10-11:30 a.m.  Thursday, Feb. 7, at Beth El Congregation, 1118..

Unique store provides weird, wonderful gifts

Unique store provides weird, wonderful gifts

Every Valentine’s Day, it’s the same old thing. Flowers, candy, and cards. But for those who want something different, a unique local..

Scholarships, emergency grants for veterans

Scholarships, emergency grants for veterans

Wells Fargo and Scholarship America are accepting applications for the 2019 Wells Fargo Veterans Scholarship and Wells Fargo Veterans..

Two school districts host job fairs this month

Two school districts host job fairs this month

Madison Elementary School District presents a Job Fair 4-6 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 20 in the lobby of the new Madison Center for the Arts,..

See live demos of woodturning skills

See live demos of woodturning skills

Phoenix Rockler Woodworking and Hardware, 4626 E. Thunderbird Road, will hold special, in-store demonstrations on Feb. 9 in an effort to..

Discussion series for caregivers

Discussion series for caregivers

Duet offers a unique resource for family caregivers in its “Finding Meaning and Hope” video discussion series. This 10-week, peer-led..

Future development for Maricopa County

Future development for Maricopa County

Hear from Maricopa County Board of Supervisors’ new chairman, Bill Gates, as he shares updates on the county’s top economic development..

Winter swim lessons prepare for summer fun

Winter swim lessons prepare for summer fun

The weather outside may still be chilly by Phoenix standards, but inside at the Hubbard Family Swim School the temperature of the heated,..

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