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Rehab center use permit is approved

Rehab center use permit is approved

The use permit request for a 55-bed inpatient drug and alcohol rehab center in Sunnyslope was approved last month by a Phoenix zoning..

No light rail through Sunnyslope, after all

No light rail through Sunnyslope, after all

Preliminary plans for a suggested light rail route through the Sunnyslope community, from Metrocenter Mall on to Paradise Valley Mall, have..

Library hosts Local Author Fair

Library hosts Local Author Fair

Phoenix Public Library will host a Local Author Fair 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 3, at Burton Barr Central Library, 1221 N. Central Ave...

LeashTV seeks great dog videos for contest

LeashTV seeks great dog videos for contest

LeashTV, launched earlier this year by The Internet Television Factory, streams tail-wagging entertainment for your faithful pup on your..

Dogs’ Day in the Garden

Dogs’ Day in the Garden

The Desert Botanical Garden, 1201 N. Galvin Pkwy, in conjunction with the Arizona Humane Society, hosts Dogs’ Day in the Garden from 8..

Cat Cafe visits North Phoenix

Cat Cafe visits North Phoenix

PHX Animal Behavior Center is partnering up with La Gattara Cat Lounge and Boutique to bring the cat café experience to North Phoenix. If..

Art class offers tips to paint child’s wall

Art class offers tips to paint child’s wall

If you’ve ever wanted to decorate your child’s bedroom wall with a beautiful mural but can’t afford to hire a muralist, then these..

‘Cat from Hell’ host  comes to Phoenix

‘Cat from Hell’ host comes to Phoenix

TV celebrity and cat behaviorist Jackson Galaxy brings his love for cats to 16 cities across the country in a rare live event experience..

Fluffy Shirley loves to cuddle

Fluffy Shirley loves to cuddle

As cute as her namesake, Shirley is a beautiful 4-year-old domestic longhair who knows what it takes to be as glamorous as her Hollywood..

Pet food drive aids struggling families

Pet food drive aids struggling families

As we enter the season of giving and gratitude, local pet supply store Kodi’s Nature Pet Foods is hosting a pet food drive for the Chuck..

Military kids eligible for $10,000 award

Military kids eligible for $10,000 award

Operation Homefront is accepting nominations for the 2019 Military Child of the Year Awards, as well as applications for the 2019 Military..

City YouTube channel features Phoenix Pets

City YouTube channel features Phoenix Pets

Phoenix is all about its furry friends. Pets are part of the city’s extended family and are welcome in so many places. For some time now,..

Art walk seeks sponsors, artists

Art walk seeks sponsors, artists

The Sunnyslope Art Walk will make its long-anticipated spring return on Saturday, March 2, 2019. Organizers are seeking local business..

American flags to be retired

American flags to be retired

Worn, frayed and faded American flags will be “retired” by members of the Boy Scouts of America–Central District during a ceremony..

Pittie-Palooza returns Oct. 13

Pittie-Palooza returns Oct. 13

In celebration of Pit Bull awareness month, Fix.Adopt.Save. and its alliance partners are hosting the fifth-annual Pittie-Palooza, 10..

Road trip guide highlights Arizona, New Mexico

Road trip guide highlights Arizona, New Mexico

Local author Rick Quinn tells tales from the road in his new road trip guide, “RoadTrip America Arizona and New Mexico: 25 Scenic Side..

Pet adoption event held at All Saints

Pet adoption event held at All Saints

PACC911 & All Saints’ Episcopal Church and School have joined together to host a Pet Adoption Event, 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 3..

Opening day honors vets, first responders

Opening day honors vets, first responders

The waiting is almost over for horseracing fans as Turf Paradise, 1501 W. Bell Road, gets ready to start its 63rd season on Saturday, Oct...

Mills joins board of Esperança

Mills joins board of Esperança

North Central Phoenix resident Dr. Denise Mills has been elected to the board of directors of Esperança, a Phoenix-based nonprofit..

Local chapter receives Excellence award

Local chapter receives Excellence award

The Phoenix Alumnae Club of Pi Beta Phi Fraternity for Women recently received the Fraternity’s highest and most prestigious honor, the..

How to improve the criminal justice system

How to improve the criminal justice system

Are Arizona’s criminal justice systems set up to most effectively keep people safe? Are those systems providing equal protection? What is..

Gates appointed to federal commission

Gates appointed to federal commission

Maricopa County Supervisor Bill Gates has been chosen to play a key role in the national conversation about telecommunications. Gates, who..

Free basic baths for dogs on Oct. 7

Free basic baths for dogs on Oct. 7

Pet expert Liz Illg has owned Puff and Fluff since 2013, transforming it from one small grooming shop into the community-oriented pet..

Dog costume parade in downtown Phoenix

Dog costume parade in downtown Phoenix

Put your paws in the air for Howl-o-ween, Downtown Phoenix’s first Halloween parade for dogs. On Sunday, Oct. 28, Downtown Phoenix Inc...

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