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Seventh-grade science students at Kyrene Akimel A-al Middle School are inviting the Ahwatukee community to their Astronomy Night event from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. on Tuesday, Dec. 17 at Akimel A-al, 2720 E. Liberty Lane.
City of Phoenix residents will see no water or sewer rate increases for the second year in a row in 2014.
Making a list and checking it twice, as you manage home, family, friends and business during the holiday season? Do you feel sometimes like you are not giving enough? Do you feel you need more time, energy or money? You are not alone! Think about what you can do that serves family, friends and business.
Perhaps no vocal group in America – other than the Beach Boys – have been as celebrated as The Manhattan Transfer. Over the last four decades, the quartet has racked up a dozen Grammy Awards, sold millions of albums and made Grammy Award history in 1981 when they became the first group in both pop and jazz categories in the same year.
No one in Arizona beat Dani Jones this season so she took her show on the road.
After two years of chasing Yuma Cibola star Bernie Montoya, Tucson Salpointe’s Andy Truard and Tucson Rincon’s Ryan Silva, Corona del Sol’s Nate Rodriguez entered this season as the favorite to be the top runner in Arizona and did not disappoint.
The Mesa Arts Center campus will turn into a virtual winter wonderland over the weekend for the city’s ninth annual Mesa Arts Festival.
The city of Phoenix has reduced greenhouse gas emissions by 7.2 percent, exceeding its own goal to reduce emissions by 2015.
I enjoyed the AP (Associated Press) article on how “A Christmas Story” has become a part of our deeply-rooted Christmas tradition (“‘A Christmas Story’ at 30: Now part of the family,” AFN, Dec. 4). However, I was surprised and disappointed at the writer’s failure to mention the story’s author, who narrated the film and who also appeared in it as the gruff gentleman who directs Ralphie and his brother to the end of the line to see Santa at Goldblatt’s.
The Phoenix Boys Choir will perform the holiday concert “Sugar Plums and Jingle Bells” Dec. 13, 14, 16, 20 and 22 at locations across the Valley.
Wanda Manville, director of the Tempe Dance Academy, is putting on the annual Christmas show at Chandler Center for the Arts — inspired from one of the dance company’s trips to Europe.
Unwilling to wait for congressional action, a first-term state legislator is attempting to clip the wings of the National Security Agency, at least in Arizona.
Sen. Kelli Ward of Lake Havasu City is proposing legislation to limit the activities of the National Security Agency in Arizona. [Howard Fischer/Capitol Media Services]
There was a disc jockey, a pig, and not nearly enough blankets to combat the cold.
Mandalay Homes, a partner of the city of Phoenix’s Neighborhood Stabilization Program, was recognized with a prestigious Housing Innovation Award by the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE). Mandalay Homes was honored as the grand winner in the Affordable Homes Builder category of the DOE Challenge Home Builder Awards.
The Tucson Police Department is scrapping its policy of forbidding individuals from taking photos of its records.
Students and businesses are getting a unique opportunity to connect as the Ahwatukee Foothills Chamber of Commerce and the Tempe Union High School District (TUHSD) have formed a partnership to pair students with internships, job shadowing and career exploration opportunities in the local economy.
Logic, it turns out, isn’t always the way to go, at least not for Kenny Loggins.
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.
In this Nov. 21, 2013, photo, visitors wait to tour the house in Cleveland where much of the 1983 movie "A Christmas Story" was filmed. The house and adjacent museum expect an influx of visitors on the 30th anniversary of the quirky holiday film turned classic in the city where Ralphie's house was restored on a bluff overlooking the steel mills. (AP Photo/Mark Duncan)
In this Nov. 21, 2013, photo, the kitchen of the house in Cleveland where much of the 1983 movie "A Christmas Story" was filmed is restored to the 1940s look of the film. The 30th anniversary of the quirky holiday film is expected to boost visits to the home in the city's Tremont neighborhood. (AP Photo/Mark Duncan)
Great news for all the hiking enthusiasts in the Valley. In January, Echo Canyon trail at Camelback Mountain will reopen and be better than ever. The trail has been revitalized to ensure long-term usage and the current parking situation enhanced to accommodate visitors.
Phoenix Mayor Greg Stanton kicked off a statewide campaign in honor of World AIDS Day, reminding people to get checked and know their status when it comes to HIV/AIDS by placing a large banner on the side of City Hall.
Have Americans lost hope? The trust-deficit between them and their policymakers is distressingly large, with only 19 percent, according to an October Pew poll, who say that they have faith that the government will do what is right just about always or most of the time.