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The word “community” gets thrown around a lot as the best way to describe Summit School of Ahwatukee and that’s also the reason it’s being called the Best Place To Work.
David Powell knows he is going to be tested.
Did you ever pick a book strictly on an appealing title drawing you in or arousing your curiosity? Often not the best way, leading to disappointment.
After moving to Arizona from the Midwest several years ago, Roy Fernandez said he never had any intention of getting involved in the golf business.
It all began when One Side bought a birthday cake.
Not to be outdone, the Other Side bought some ice cream.
The One Side escalated with sprinkles.
Making a list of resolutions is as much a part of some people’s New Year’s traditions as watching the ball drop at midnight.
Learn to live with urban wildlife
Every few years, a bear makes headlines by shambling through a Mesa alfalfa field, or mountain lions show up on a Scottsdale golf course. Most days, though, you’re far more likely to cross paths with a smaller critter, like a javelina or coyote.
Buying a home? Want to put in a new kitchen and include it in your mortgage? Well, now you can!
Working in real estate I have worked with many clients who have traditions when it comes to buying or selling their home. One of the most fascinating is the art of feng shui. I really didn’t know much about it other than a few clients have chosen, or not chosen, a property based on certain floor plans.
How's that new year, new you fitness pledge going? January, the start of New Year's resolution month, sees a healthy uptick in sign-ups at gyms and specialized studios offering such things as Pilates, kickboxing and yoga.
A bill Gov. Jan Brewer vetoed last year giving a property tax break to private property owners who lease space to churches has been introduced again in the new legislative session.
No matter what health plan you purchased through Arizona’s Health Insurance Marketplace last year, you can still change plans for 2015.
The year 2014 brought us a number of great films … don’t expect to see any of them mentioned here.
On New Year’s Eve I got my monthly update email from a Tempe councilmember.
The students of Ahwatukee Foothills Montessori brought in their change for the school’s Love Light Banks in each classroom. The school used this money and matched the amount to buy toys during the holidays. They donated 90 toys to the Salvation Army for children whose families needed help for the holidays.
We’re hearing a lot about car safety recalls lately. But 37 million of us aren’t getting them fixed. That’s how many open recalls exist in cars on roads around the country.
Happy New Year! I can’t believe it’s been 15 years since Y2K when we were so worried that our cars wouldn’t start and our computers would malfunction on Jan. 1.
Calling it bad use of public funds, a Mesa lawmaker wants to bar people from using their public benefits cards on fast food.
Dear Claudia: I decided to update the lighting fixtures in each room of my house, they are looking outdated. Please help me with general lighting ideas for each room.
Another holiday season has passed, and with it the marathon cooking and baking sessions. The hours spent using every kitchen appliance and inch of counter space had a potential benefit more lasting than a good meal: When we really use our kitchens, we discover what does and doesn’t work in this very important room.
Whether it's a husband buying yoga pants for his wife, a daughter looking for fly fishing supplies for her dad, or a childless uncle looking for gifts for nieces and nephews, consumers tend to stray from their retail comfort zones when shopping for loved ones.
What you consider an heirloom might not be to younger generations. Have your adult children already started asking you what you are going to do with all your “stuff” when you retire?
The high school sports scene in the East Valley featured a mix of continued dominance for some teams, along with others finally breaking through after years of being very close. Some teams failed to survive adversity, while others found a way to thrive through their difficult times.
Here is a roll call of some of the famous people who died in 2014.