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Legendary Sunnyslope High football team to be honored

The heart of Sunnyslope High School beats strong among a family of athletes. LeRoy Schneider is among the alumni who will be recognized at..

Well site upgrade offers shade and art

Well site upgrade offers shade and art

Sunnyslope residents will have a scenic place with shade to make walking on hot days more comfortable as part of a city art program..

Cute Cookie loves to snuggle

Cute Cookie loves to snuggle

Adorable Cookie is as sweet as her name implies. An Arizona Humane Society Emergency Animal Medical Technician rescued the cute..

New commander moved up the ranks

New commander moved up the ranks

When Phoenix Police Commander Aimee Smith began working for the city more than 20 years ago, she knew she liked helping residents but had..

Neighbors protest proposed apartments

Neighbors protest proposed apartments

Some neighbors are worried a proposed apartment complex the city of Phoenix Planning Commission favors will create more congestion and..

Food banks serve needy during holidays

Food banks serve needy during holidays

The holidays, when many gather around family feasts, can be a lean time for others. And it’s a time when many people want to help with..

F.Q. Story home tour kicks off the holidays

F.Q. Story home tour kicks off the holidays

The F.Q. Story Preservation Association hosts its 35th annual F.Q. Story Holiday Home Tour and Street Fair Dec. 7-8. This year’s event..

Dutch Bros. rezoning issue is on hold

Dutch Bros. rezoning issue is on hold

A controversial proposal to rezone property to allow a Dutch Bros. coffee shop at 3rd Avenue and Camelback Road is on hold, at least for..

Burn those calories in local Turkey Trot

The entire family, including the youngest and the oldest ones, can burn some calories before the big feast on Thanksgiving Day. The annual..

Pets can relieve loneliness, isolation

Pets can relieve loneliness, isolation

Social isolation is becoming more of a problem among Americans and senior citizens are especially vulnerable to this issue. Experts say..

Lura Turner Homes hosts annual boutique

Lura Turner Homes hosts annual boutique

The Lura Turner Homes 35th annual holiday boutique is just around the corner. It will take place from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturday, Nov. 9,..

Historic designation recommended for home

Historic designation recommended for home

The North Central Phoenix Homeowners Association (NCPHA) is marking a small victory after recommendations that a home built in 1926 should..

WWII veteran signaled German surrender

WWII veteran signaled German surrender

Not many people living today can say they knew the late Dwight D. Eisenhower before he became president. A local veteran not only served..

Walk in for chips and vaccinations

Walk in for chips and vaccinations

The Arizona Animal Welfare League & SPCA offer walk-in vaccinations and microchips to the public generally on the third Saturday of..

Library overdue fees waived

Library overdue fees waived

There is good news for people who check out books at any of the Phoenix Public Library branches. The Phoenix City Council voted to approve..

Get pup’s teeth clean without anesthesia

Get pup’s teeth clean without anesthesia

Get your dog’s teeth cleaned at a reasonable price without anesthesia at a no-anesthesia dental clinic at Noble Beast, located at 1005 E...

Farmers market goes to the dogs

Farmers market goes to the dogs

Enjoy a morning out with the dogs hosted by The Barking Lot PHX at a Pop-Up Dog Park & Pet Adoption event from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. on..

Credit union funds furry friends costs

Credit union funds furry friends costs

Some furry friends are in forever homes now thanks in part to Desert Financial Credit Union. In honor of the 15 teachers who began the..

Cats and dogs can get Turkey Day treats

Cats and dogs can get Turkey Day treats

Thanksgiving is going to the dogs, at least at one local business. Puff & Fluff Grooming and Pet Sitting at 5835 N. 16th St., Suite D..

Howl-o-ween to be a scream for dogs

Howl-o-ween to be a scream for dogs

Humans are not the only ones who can have fun around Halloween. Downtown Phoenix Inc. and the Arizona Humane Society are hoping to give..

Area ranks high for home remodels

Area ranks high for home remodels

North Central Phoenix is on the map when it comes to a relatively high number of home remodeling projects. A new study from Arlington..

Madison school district seeking bond, override

Madison school district seeking bond, override

Voters will be asked next month to support a maintenance and operations override and bond to support the Madison Elementary School..

Experts warn about marijuana-infused candy

Experts warn about marijuana-infused candy

As Halloween approaches, experts are warning parents to be careful their children and teens do not get their hands on what they believe is..

Another fight brewing over coffee ‘hut’ site

Another fight brewing over coffee ‘hut’ site

A battle is brewing once again over Dutch Bros. as neighbors try to stop the coffee business from relocating to another location on..

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