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The holidays are a wonderful and fun time to go shopping. But, while you are out buying presents for your family members, especially the kids, it is important to read the warning labels for age-appropriate toys, small parts, and other things that may be harmful. This also includes the noise level that a toy registers.
A local company’s toys have won several awards this year including “Best Tech Toy” from Consumer Report but this toy isn’t something loud and battery operated — it’s a book, puzzle or wall poster.
Five hundred rentable bikes are expected to be hitting Phoenix streets near the Metro Light Rail in the spring, but program organizers say they need donations and sponsors to reach that goal.
On the heels of Apple’s new, lighter iPad, Amazon has come out with a full-size tablet that weighs even less yet sports a sharper display and a lower price tag. Although Amazon’s Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 hasn’t received as much attention as the iPad Air, it is emerging as the strongest challenger yet to Apple’s device.
The Ahwatukee Recreation Center (ARC) is in full swing with its ARC Support Our Troops Program and Thanksgiving Food Drive throughout November.
Pull into the parking lots at Salt River Project’s headquarters in Tempe and you will notice electric vehicle charging stations sprinkled throughout for the convenience of employees and customers.
The fall season is in full swing and Kyrene de la Sierra Elementary School will be celebrating by hosting its fall festival tonight.
Ripped from headlines that still feel wet, "The Fifth Estate" dramatizes the fast, controversial rise of anonymous-whistleblower website WikiLeaks and its figurehead, Julian Assange.
Q: Is it safe to install iOS 7 or should I wait?
Housekeeping, drudgery? Not to us members of the unofficial “clean club.”
In a household full of kids there’s a constant shuffle of clothes, strollers, car seats, toys and other items that were perfect last month and are useless now.
It’s no secret: Arizona is no stranger to wildfires. The Doce Fire has burned more than 6,700 acres near Prescott — the state’s first major wildfire in what could be a rougher-than-normal wildfire season (Editor’s note: After receiving this the Yarnell Hill Fire happened near Prescott, killing 19 firefighters on June 30).
I know, for a lot of you, this may sound like watching paint dry or grass grow.
With the monsoon season officially beginning tomorrow, June 15, Arizonans should be aware of the possible dangers the monsoon can bring both on the road and at home. Thunderstorms, flash floods, heavy rain
Father’s Day gifts have morphed over the years. It used to be a tie, a golf hat or a jazz CD. But dads are more tech-savvy these days.
Q: What can I do to get better battery life from my smartphone? It doesn’t even get me through the afternoon on most days. — Ed
It’s May. Memorial Day and the end of the school year are in sight. Suddenly, you’re thinking about a summer vacation. A little advance planning — and some insider tips — can save you a lot of money. Whether you’re booking airfare, a car rental or a hotel room, there are questions you should ask first.
Arizonans have devised a variety of ways to retreat from the scorching summer heat, including relaxing indoors or poolside, or escaping it entirely for a summer vacation. However, there’s one thing that can’t escape from the sizzling temperatures — your ride.
The Thunder had one last rally in a standard-setting season, but it wasn’t enough.
Say cheese! Mary Ciesynski wants to take Ahwatukee’s picture.
Their masks may conceal their eyes but it does not impair their vision.
Calling it "an important part of improving education,'' Gov. Jan Brewer signed legislation Thursday to eliminate the AIMS test -- including the graduation requirement -- paving the way for something else to measure the new Common Core standards already being implemented in Arizona schools.
The transition to a new coach is never as simple as the athletic director and principal introducing the new leader of the program to the players.
Arizona high schoolers may soon be rid of having to pass AIMS -- or any standardized test -- to graduate.
As spring temperatures warm, be ready to increase the irrigation cycle on some watering zones around your house. To make sure your spring-summer garden transition happens easily, complete a thorough irrigation check-up to detect any existing and potential problems — before temperatures rise and timely watering becomes a crisis.