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Commission focuses on gender-related issues

Commission focuses on gender-related issues

The Phoenix Women’s Commission is a diverse group that offers leadership opportunities and support to enhance the quality of life for..

Phoenix PD joins crime prevention effort

Phoenix PD joins crime prevention effort

The Phoenix Police Department is participating in a program to help prevent and fight violent crime. It was chosen to take part in the..

Find your new pet at PACC911 adoptathon

Find your new pet at PACC911 adoptathon

If you are thinking about adopting a pet, you might want to attend PACC911 and All Saints’ Episcopal Church & Day School’s Pet..

Mobile career units help job seekers

Mobile career units help job seekers

Mobile Career Units are the newest way the city of Phoenix is helping residents find jobs. The units are currently in their prototype phase..

Festival features family activities

Festival features family activities

Explore a neighborhood, visit local businesses and restaurants and engage your children in family-friendly activities at an event on..

Visit Santa’s workshop at Christown mall

Visit Santa’s workshop at Christown mall

The holiday season is almost here and Christown Spectrum Shopping Center is gearing up for visits from Santa and Mrs. Claus. This mall at..

Sweet Cury loves water, great at sitting

Sweet Cury loves water, great at sitting

It’s hard to resist a pup who looks cute in pajamas. Cury is a sweet, two-year-old American Pit Bull Terrier who came to the Arizona..

Nonprofit to hold holiday boutique

Nonprofit to hold holiday boutique

After a year’s absence, Lura Turner Homes will hold its Christmas boutique and craft fair on Saturday, Nov. 13. The vendors of Magic..

Nonprofit makes music accessible to youths

Nonprofit makes music accessible to youths

Children and teens in need can blossom in music lessons and experience the excitement of performing, thanks to a local organization led by..

Hospice receives grant to help serve veterans

Hospice receives grant to help serve veterans

Hospice of the Valley (HOV) is the first Arizona partner in Legacy Corps, a national AmeriCorps program that matches people around the..

Event will raise money for homeless dogs

Event will raise money for homeless dogs

Don your cocktail attire and head to the Wrigley Mansion for a soiree to save homeless dogs on Thursday, Nov. 4. Almost There: A Mom + Pups..

Celebrate the season at ‘spooktacular’ events

Celebrate the season at ‘spooktacular’ events

Temperatures are dropping and pumpkin spice lattes are back in season around the country and while the weather is still toasty in Phoenix,..

Mental health services boom amid pandemic

Mental health services boom amid pandemic

Hope, a free mental health support chatbot, is the latest addition in the era of telehealth resources that have exploded in recent months..

Piper Trust awards $123 million in grants

Piper Trust awards $123 million in grants

Several North Central organizations are among the recipients of surprise grants recently announced by the Virginia G. Piper Charitable..

‘Unicorn’ fosters sought for adult dogs

‘Unicorn’ fosters sought for adult dogs

Almost There: A Mom + Pups Rescue is looking for “unicorns” who would like to take in a furry friend. The organization said a..

City launches mobile vaccination units

City launches mobile vaccination units

The city of Phoenix is trying to reduce COVID-19 cases with two mobile vaccination units. The vans are aimed at making it easier for people..

Centenarian is 80-year volunteer

Centenarian is 80-year volunteer

A local woman who has traveled the globe recently celebrated her 100th birthday but her extensive time volunteering for the Phoenix..

Trade growing tips, buy plants at swap

Trade growing tips, buy plants at swap

If you have a green thumb, want to learn some plant-growing tips or hope to spruce up your home with something living the Hawk Salvage..

Spa community holds yard sales

Spa community holds yard sales

You can find bargains on a variety of items at the Holiday Spa Mobile Home Community yard sales on Saturday, Oct. 9, and Sunday, Oct. 10...

Gentle German Shepherd is sweet cuddle bug

Gentle German Shepherd is sweet cuddle bug

Takoda is a gentle, sweet and loving two-year-old German Shepherd looking for a “fur-ever” home. This cute pup weighs just over 88..

City launches website on ARPA spending

City launches website on ARPA spending

It is easier than ever to find out how the city of Phoenix is spending the millions of dollars in American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) funding...

Bingo game aims to break record

Bingo game aims to break record

Televeda and Duet: Partners in Health & Aging invite the community to an online bingo game aimed at setting a Guinness World Records..

Help available for surrendered pets

Help available for surrendered pets

If you have a pet you can no longer take care of, the Arizona Animal Welfare League might be able to help find a new home for it. Its Owner..

Cute shorthair kitty loves cuddles, time to bond

Cute shorthair kitty loves cuddles, time to bond

Olga is an adorable, three-years-young domestic shorthair kitty who an emergency animal medical technician brought to the Arizona Humane..

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