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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..

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...

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..

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..

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 &..

AAWL offers low-cost microchipping

AAWL offers low-cost microchipping

One in three pets becomes lost during its lifetime, with only 15-20 percent of dogs returned home and less than 2 percent of cats. The..

‘Memory Bash’ helps remember loved ones

‘Memory Bash’ helps remember loved ones

“Passed and Present: Keeping Memories of Loved Ones Alive,” by Emmy-award-winning journalist Allison Gilbert, is the feature of a..

Volunteer drivers for cancer patients

Volunteer drivers for cancer patients

An estimated 32,510 Arizona residents will learn they have cancer this year. To ensure patients get to the critical care they need without..

Unwine-D Adult Coloring Night

Unwine-D Adult Coloring Night

Coloring is the hottest new hobby for adults, and it’s perfect for relaxation after a long day. So what could be better than pairing..

Two local teens earn Girl Scout Gold Award

Two local teens earn Girl Scout Gold Award

North Central resident Sophia Kirkland-Lopez, a sophomore at Phoenix Country Day School, is already an international traveler, having spent..

Public meetings focus on CPTI issues

Public meetings focus on CPTI issues

The Community and Police Trust Initiative (CPTI) was formed by the Phoenix city manager in 2015 to review police-community relations which..

North Central Flower Girls named for 2017

North Central Flower Girls named for 2017

Forty-eight high school seniors have accepted the invitation from the Board of Visitors to become Flower Girls. These young women will..

New tethering law goes into effect

New tethering law goes into effect

Beginning July 1, a new tethering law goes into effect in the city of Phoenix, to protect dogs from abuse and neglect. “The tethering..

New Song Center volunteers sought

New Song Center volunteers sought

New Song Center for Grieving Children needs community volunteers to facilitate grief support groups for children and their families..

New campaign raises awareness of hot cars

New campaign raises awareness of hot cars

As Arizona settles into triple-digit temperatures, the Maricopa County Attorney’s Office has launched its “Don’t Leave Me Behind!”..

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