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‘We just have to be there for each other’

‘We just have to be there for each other’

As a new school year gets underway, many students are excited to be back in classrooms and among their peers. For others, however,..

Market shifts toward needed cooldown

Market shifts toward needed cooldown

In June, the Phoenix real estate market saw a big shift that signaled a cooling trend and as we move through the summer months and into..

Community comes together over tragedies

Community comes together over tragedies

In the early morning hours of June 3 and 4, two violent incidents took place that left the Sunnyslope community shaken and looking for..

Associations push back against development

Associations push back against development

At a June 7 presentation to the Camelback East Village Planning Committee, the developers of Zola North Central made their case to rezone..

CAP connects residents in crisis to services

CAP connects residents in crisis to services

At a recent District 3 Community Coffee Chat, Phoenix Fire Chief Mike Duran spoke to the community about the Phoenix Fire Department and..

Sunnyslope resident will celebrate 100 years

Sunnyslope resident will celebrate 100 years

Sunnyslope resident Chrystal Wilder has seen a lot of changes in her lifetime, and as she approaches the century mark, she shared a little..

Vision Zero: Eliminate city’s traffic fatalities

Vision Zero: Eliminate city’s traffic fatalities

Across the country, there are an estimated 40,000 traffic deaths each year, and millions more injuries. In Phoenix, the numbers are..

Nonprofit helps moms on Mother’s Day, beyond

Nonprofit helps moms on Mother’s Day, beyond

Nourish Phoenix, a nonprofit fighting poverty in Phoenix since 1984, is helping mothers all over the Valley feel pampered and appreciated..

Start with engagement for lasting solutions

Start with engagement for lasting solutions

As the fastest growing major city in the U.S., Phoenix has definitely experienced its share of growing pains.

Beloved busboy celebrates 44 years on the job

Beloved busboy celebrates 44 years on the job

The Denny’s at Camelback and 7th Street also has been a mainstay in Phoenix, and so has employee Barney Mullen, who has worked there..

Safety program set to launch along Northern

Safety program set to launch along Northern

The 19North Community Alliance is launching a 90-day pilot program in Phoenix with the goal of deterring crime in the area.

Brophy Native American Club runs for change

Brophy Native American Club runs for change

The Brophy Native American Club, made up of about a dozen students, ran 188 miles as a relay, one runner, one mile at a time, from..

Couple hits ‘play’ at Rewind Vintage

Couple hits ‘play’ at Rewind Vintage

Creighton Bowman and Ryan Newcomb weren’t planning on opening a vintage resale shop in Phoenix, but the pandemic changed that.

Successful local author offers insight, inspiration

Successful local author offers insight, inspiration

After 35 years as a practicing attorney, a car accident propelled North Phoenix resident Barbara Hinske into a best-selling author.

Preserving character, brick by brick

Preserving character, brick by brick

New report confirms preserving historic properties pays through increased property values, environmental impact and affordable housing.

Two options possible for Hatcher Road

Two options possible for Hatcher Road

City officials discuss different ideas for Hatcher Road improvements, to see which proposals are feasible.

Residents weigh in on dispensary growth

Residents weigh in on dispensary growth

Marijuana dispensaries are cropping up around North Central Phoenix, often generating support from residents who say these businesses..

Help brighten the holidays for those in need

Help brighten the holidays for those in need

Brighten the winter holidays for people who are struggling financially this season.

Pandemic prompts changes in healthcare

Pandemic prompts changes in healthcare

According to doctors and other healthcare professionals telehealth visits will likely still be popular after the pandemic ends.

Local families thrive with adopted kids

Local families thrive with adopted kids

Finances, health issues and COVID-19 have squashed some people’s plans to adopt children, but several North Central families are thriving..

Non-profit helps youths cope with trauma

Non-profit helps youths cope with trauma

Free Arts for Abused Children of Arizona is expanding the ways it helps children and teens express themselves creatively.

Light rail construction advancing on time

Light rail construction advancing on time

Construction on the Northwest Extension Phase II of the light rail is running smoothly as the city ramps up plans to expand public..

Water cutbacks won’t affect city services

Water cutbacks won’t affect city services

While a water shortage has been declared at Lake Mead, Phoenix residents are not expected to face any immediate problems.

Fun-filled community events to return this fall

Fun-filled community events to return this fall

Several popular events that feature food, music, dancing, floats and other family-oriented fun will return this fall.

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