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Budget hearings wrap up in April

Budget hearings wrap up in April

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

Two art shows come to library

Two art shows come to library

The Burton Barr Central Library will be the home of two art exhibits in April, featuring works by watercolorists as well as artwork made by..

Youth’s rough road leads to giving spirit

Youth’s rough road leads to giving spirit

Central High School Senior Angel Moreno has faced tough times in his young life. Raised in a single-parent home with six siblings,..

Local girl pens second novel

Local girl pens second novel

For 15-year-old Lalae Mozie (she prefers to be called by her pen name), writing is as easy as closing her eyes and letting the stories..

Pet of the Month: This low-rider is social and fun

Pet of the Month: This low-rider is social and fun

Barthama is your typical hound—free-spirited, slightly stubborn and persistently exploring life with her nose to the ground. The..

Free classes help with community activism

Free classes help with community activism

Neighborhood College is a one-of-a-kind collaboration of workshops and hands-on learning experiences brought to you by multiple city of..

Ride your bike, receive discounts

Ride your bike, receive discounts

April is the perfect time to enjoy the beautiful spring weather on two wheels. This month is Valley Bike Month, and whether you are a..

Looney receives nod for volunteerism

Looney receives nod for volunteerism

North Central resident Pilar Looney has been awarded the 2015 Latina Luminaria Award by the Latina volunteer organization Mujer, in..

Just earns designation of Diakonal Minister

Just earns designation of Diakonal Minister

Michelle Just, president and CEO at Beatitudes Campus in Phoenix, recently was consecrated as a Diakonal Minister by the Council for Health..

Turnansky makes Dean’s List at W&M

Turnansky makes Dean’s List at W&M

North Central resident Morrison Adam Turnansky was named to the Dean’s List at the College of William & Mary for the fall 2014..

Learn about investment fraud

Learn about investment fraud

North Central resident and semi-retired teacher Diane Gara-Weiner hosts the next meeting of the Alpha Delta Chapter of Delta Kappa Gamma..

Pi Beta Phi donates books to local kids

Pi Beta Phi donates books to local kids

One in four children in the United States grows up functionally illiterate, according to the National Assessment of Adult Literacy. In..

Hold a bake sale for No Kid Hungry

Hold a bake sale for No Kid Hungry

Share Our Strength’s Bake Sale for No Kid Hungry is a national effort that encourages Americans to host bake sales in their communities..

Phoenix Library a finalist for honor

Phoenix Library a finalist for honor

For making “significant and exceptional contributions” to the community, Phoenix Public Library is among 30 finalists for the..

Palo Verde festival features local students

Palo Verde festival features local students

The Sunnyslope Historical Society hosts its annual Palo Verde Festival, 10 a.m.-12 p.m. Saturday, April 11, at the Sunnyslope Historical..

Hike benefits Dream Foundation

Hike benefits Dream Foundation

The first-annual William J, Higbee Dream Hike is set for 8 a.m. Saturday, April 11, leaving off from the North Mountain Visitor Center,..

Gallery itself is worth the visit

Gallery itself is worth the visit

North Central resident Lisa Sette moved her well-established art gallery from Marshall Way in Scottsdale to Midtown Phoenix almost a year..

Free spay, neuter surgeries for cats

Free spay, neuter surgeries for cats

Altered Tails’ Barnhart Clinic, 950 W. Hatcher Road, offers free spay and neuter surgeries this spring for all cat owners who reside in..

Food tax to sunset effective April 1

Food tax to sunset effective April 1

Phoenix residents will notice a slight savings in their grocery store bills beginning this month as the city’s “emergency food tax”..

Dog-related programs at park visitor center

Dog-related programs at park visitor center

The American Kennel Club (AKC) offers a “Good Citizen Evaluation” for any breed or mixed breed, 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Sunday, April 12 at the..

New dog joins team for victims’ support

New dog joins team for victims’ support

The Maricopa County Attorney’s Office recently welcomed a new member to its K9 Victim Support Program, a group that assists crime..

Central High hosts 50th year reunion

Central High hosts 50th year reunion

It has been a half century since the class of 1965 graduated from Central High School, and while some of them left the state after..

Arizona Gives Day returns on April 7

Arizona Gives Day returns on April 7

With the holiday giving period over, nonprofits around the Valley find their resources are decreasing even as the need to raise funds to..

New dog groomers opens on April 1

New dog groomers opens on April 1

Doggy Daze, a unique dog salon and retail store, is set to open April 1 in the Cinema Park Shopping Center, located at the northeast corner..

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