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Proposal to reduce lanes on Osborn Rd.

Proposal to reduce lanes on Osborn Rd.

The city of Phoenix Street Transportation Department invites the public to attend an open house meeting to discuss proposed safety..

Fresh fruit and veggies on a bus

Fresh fruit and veggies on a bus

Many Arizonans do not have access to healthy food options, which can lead to chronic health issues such as diabetes or obesity. Blue Cross..

Free admission, demonstrations

Free admission, demonstrations

Join Pueblo Grande Museum and S.A.L.T. (Study of Ancient Lifeways and Technologies) in celebrating World Atlatl Day on Saturday, June 2..

Artists selected for light rail extension

Artists selected for light rail extension

Valley Metro hosted a special event at the Cholla Library in March to introduce to the public to the local artists who were selected to..

Dog bearing scars is full of affection

Dog bearing scars is full of affection

As sweet and friendly as 3-year-old Ace is, it is hard to imagine the circumstances that he came from. Confiscated by an Arizona Humane..

Diaz receives Girl Scout Gold Award

Diaz receives Girl Scout Gold Award

The Girl Scouts—Arizona Cactus-Pine Council recently presented its Girl Scout Gold Award to 22 well-deserving young women, including..

North Central teen seeks sponsors for pageant

North Central teen seeks sponsors for pageant

Alyssa Yocabet is a junior at Sunnyslope High School. When she’s not busy attending class or doing homework, she is honing her skills as..

Local man receives Red Cross award

Local man receives Red Cross award

Michael Young and Beth Boyd last month received the Partnership Award from the American Red Cross Greater Phoenix Chapter. Young, a North..

Putts for Mutts aids AZ Small Dog Rescue

Putts for Mutts aids AZ Small Dog Rescue

The Arizona Small Dog Rescue will host its fourth-annual “Putts for Mutts” charity golf tournament Sunday, May 6 at Lookout Mountain..

Two Pups sponsors spring event

Two Pups sponsors spring event

Guests will shake their tails to live music, munch on drool-worthy dishes and lap up drinks at this year’s Booze and a Band for the Bow..

New ‘Paw Patch’ for Girl Scouts

New ‘Paw Patch’ for Girl Scouts

Girl Scouts–Arizona Cactus-Pine Council (GSACPC) in collaboration with PetSmart Charities, has the newest Council patch program: the..

Are those collectibles really worth anything?

Are those collectibles really worth anything?

If you’ve ever wondered if that old vase your grandmother gave you, or that painting collecting dust in your office is a signed..

‘Art’ elements added to Melrose District

‘Art’ elements added to Melrose District

The popular Melrose District continues to add new art elements to the shopping area—even ones that are also functional. The Community..

Letter carriers collect food on May 12

Letter carriers collect food on May 12

The largest single-day food drive in the United States returns this month—and it all takes place at your mailbox. On Saturday, May 12,..

Indoor activities available at center

Indoor activities available at center

With the temperatures beginning their steady climb upward, Valley residents may be seeking more indoor activities to keep them busy during..

Host families needed for fall

Host families needed for fall

ASSE International Student Exchange Programs (ASSE), in cooperation with your community high school, is looking for local families to host..

Dogtopia offers fun, socialization

Dogtopia offers fun, socialization

Dogtopia, a dog daycare, boarding and spa facility, opened its second location in Phoenix last month at 3031 E. Indian School Road. The new..

City pools get ready to open

City pools get ready to open

City pools will open Memorial Weekend, May 26-28, and will reopen for the summer from June 2-July 29. Registration for swimming lessons and..

Barren corner gets needed makeover

Barren corner gets needed makeover

It has been the home of an enormous, three-sided billboard for years. Transients often rested underneath in the shade, leaving trash and..

Public input sought on proposed city budget

Public input sought on proposed city budget

The city of Phoenix will host a series of community meetings this month to present the trial budget for 2018-19. Meetings in the North..

Meeting features two animal rescue groups

Meeting features two animal rescue groups

The Sunnyslope Historical Society is honored to be a neighbor to The Arizona Humane Society and a friend to Rusty’s Angels Sanctuary...

Pay library fines with food donation

Pay library fines with food donation

Library customers can pay overdue fees and help restock the pantries of Valley food banks during Phoenix Public Library’s annual “Food..

Nonprofit celebrates 25 years of service

Nonprofit celebrates 25 years of service

The social impact organization one∙n∙ten reached a milestone as it celebrates 25 years of serving LGBTQ. Its past successes inspire new..

Historical project seeks Park Central memories

Historical project seeks Park Central memories

Do you have memories, or memorabilia, to share about Park Central Mall? Arizona State University’s School of Historical, Philosophical..

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