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Socially conscious show in Phoenix Dec. 9-10

Socially conscious show in Phoenix Dec. 9-10

MusEffect, a nonprofit that uses elements of film and spoken word to empower social consciousness and healing during its performances,..

Bohannon honored for fundraising efforts

Bohannon honored for fundraising efforts

North Central resident Tamara Bohannon, vice president of Advancement at Catholic Charities, last month was honored with the Outstanding..

Storybook recounts life in a ‘grandfamily’

Storybook recounts life in a ‘grandfamily’

Growing up can be stressful enough, but imagine doing so if your parents were not around. Arizona State University graduate student..

A & E Briefs

A & E Briefs

‘A Bloody Mary Christmas’ Nov. 25-Dec. 30 Space 55 636 E. Pierce St. Space 55’s perennial holiday musical for people who hate the..

Year Up Arizona helps youth to better future

Year Up Arizona helps youth to better future

Phoenix has one of the highest rates of disconnected youth in the United States—16 percent of young adults are out of work and out of..

Scout troop honors its latest Eagles

Scout troop honors its latest Eagles

Boy Scout Troop No. 41 hosted an Eagle Court of Honor on Nov. 12  to recognize seven new Eagle Scouts. Each Eagle Scout candidate selects..

Foster homes sought for pets of deployed military

Foster homes sought for pets of deployed military

Sometimes the greatest gift you can give an animal is time, love and a place to call home—even if only for a short while. The Arizona..

Pictures of your pets for holiday

Pictures of your pets for holiday

Dress up your pets in their holiday best and bring them by Kodi’s Natural Pet Foods, 6058 N. 16th St., for some festive holiday photos...

Model train members hold open houses

Model train members hold open houses

Enjoy a rare opportunity to see working model trains running through the landscapes of two Phoenix homes during the Christmas Open House of..

Local youth achieves 100 world records

Local youth achieves 100 world records

On Nov. 12, Phoenix high school senior Evan Pittman guaranteed himself a place in the sports record books, becoming the youngest..

Hoarding animals is now a misdemeanor

Hoarding animals is now a misdemeanor

The City of Phoenix recently passed a new ordinance that imposes stiffer penalties for people convicted of hoarding animals. Individuals..

High school club holds coat drive

High school club holds coat drive

Wintertime in the desert means nighttime lows in the 40s. For people on the streets, the cold may be inescapable. Sunnyslope High..

Group’s mission will focus on more trees

Group’s mission will focus on more trees

Valley Permaculture Alliance (VPA) has refocused and fine-tuned its mission to inspire and promote an increased tree canopy in the Valley..

Grant received for therapy wedges

Grant received for therapy wedges

Upward for Children and Families, 6306 N. 7th St., recently received a $4,822 Quality of Life grant from the Christopher & Dana Reeve..

Get your pet’s photo with Santa

Get your pet’s photo with Santa

Bring your pet to meet Santa Dec. 10-11 at the Arizona Humane Society’s Petique at Biltmore Fashion Park, 2502 E. Camelback Road, Ste...

Contribution helps local girls ‘CREATE’

Contribution helps local girls ‘CREATE’

On Nov. 5, Arizona Science Center unveiled the new “Innovation Hallway” at CREATE honoring Jon Madonna, a retiring AT&T board..

City cracking down on illegal signs

City cracking down on illegal signs

Cooling fall temperatures make for a perfect time for homeowners to clear clutter and make some money by having a yard sale. However, be..

Altered Tails offers ‘Meowy Fixmas’

Altered Tails offers ‘Meowy Fixmas’

Thanks to generous funding from Nina Mason Pulliam Charitable Trust, you can get your pet cat fixed and vaccinated at Altered Tails during..

Flying Pigeon will land on parade route

Flying Pigeon will land on parade route

If you plan to watch this year’s APS Electric Light Parade in person, why not grab a spot along the parade route that also will put you..

Enjoy happy hour for you, your dog

Enjoy happy hour for you, your dog

Joe’s Midnight Run, 6101 N. 7th St., offers new happy hour specials for humans and dining for dogs. Humans can enjoy $2 off all food and..

County to help retrofit fireplaces

County to help retrofit fireplaces

With winter weather making its way to the Valley, the season of keeping warm by the wood-burning fireplace is upon us. Yet that very action..

PIMC helps with Medicare enrollment

PIMC helps with Medicare enrollment

Open enrollment in Medicare is happening now until Dec. 7, which you probably already know based on the increased number of commercials on..

New signage at Shadow Mountain center

New signage at Shadow Mountain center

Shadow Mountain Senior Center, 3546 E. Sweetwater Ave., last month celebrated its new building signage, donated by Valley business..

City is part of effort to launch little libraries

City is part of effort to launch little libraries

It looks like a child’s dollhouse, except that instead of furniture and little dolls in the cubbyholes, it is filled with children’s..

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