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Veterans Day is a time where the country honors those who have served in the military, and Kyrene de la Colina Elementary School commemorated them Friday morning during a special ceremony.
The Kyrene Parent Summit will be hosting “A Night of Education for Parents” this Thursday.
Schools all across Arizona participated in the Great ShakeOut Thursday morning, the world’s largest earthquake preparedness drill, with each school performing the drills at approximately 10:17 a.m.
The Public Policy Committee met Friday afternoon to hear a brief discussion about the Maintenance and Operations Override, which voters will be asked to either approve or decline in the upcoming November election.
Families of St. John Bosco Catholic School flooded the campus’ multipurpose room during Thursday night’s seventh annual Evening of Hispanic Culture.
True transformation with more than 70 pounds lost through a small community approach where mind meets body.
When an individual is passionate about a certain subject they will jump over as many hurdles as they can to be able to keep their passion alive.
After months of public comment and debate over which state highway projects will be funded over the next five years, the State Transportation Board has voted to formally adopt the 2014-2018 Five-Year Transportation Facilities Construction Program. The board’s action now determines which projects will move forward in Greater Arizona while allocating dedicated funding to preservation of Arizona’s existing highway system over the next five years. In addition, four major projects will move forward in the Pima County region and 15 major projects will advance in the Maricopa County region using, in part, funding generated by those regions.
With summer coming to a rapid end, there’s still time for children to celebrate in a fun fashion before having to go back to school for the fall session.
If any piece of classic American literature should be depicted on film with wildly decadent and boldly inventive style, it's "The Great Gatsby." After all, who was the character of Jay Gatsby himself if not a spinner of grandiose tales and a peddler of lavish dreams?
With graduation just around the corner, Phoenix Mayor Greg Stanton emphasized the importance of college and answered questions about city issues as he spoke to a classroom of seniors on Wednesday at Mountain Pointe High School.
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Hospice of the Valley has received a $100,000 grant from the Salt River Pima-Maricopa Indian Community to enhance end-of-life care and grief support services for children and families in Maricopa County.
The city of Phoenix is celebrating Valley Bike Month throughout April with a variety of activities intended to get residents out on their bikes to share in the experience of cycling throughout the city. In partnership with Valley Metro, the city is encouraging seasoned cyclists and those new to biking to give it a try at one of these events:
Robert Redford does his most compelling work in some time as both actor and director in "The Company You Keep," a tense yet admirably restrained thriller about a fugitive forced out of hiding after 30 years to prove his innocence. Adapted with clarity and intelligence by Lem Dobbs from Neil Gordon's novel, and lent distinguishing heft by its roster of screen veterans, this gripping drama provides an absorbing reflection on the courage and cost of dissent.
The city of Phoenix is reaching out to residents over the next few months to get input on the city manager’s trial budget, which does not call for an early removal of the city’s food sales tax.
Desert Vista High School students recently launched a website that discusses the positives of public education.
Herb Zinn will be speaking at the 17th Annual Greater Southwest Aviation Maintenance Technician Symposium at the Williams Campus this week.
The DPR Foundation, a company-wide initiative of DPR Construction to help disadvantaged kids, has awarded East Valley youth program ICAN, with a $50,000 grant. The money was awarded to support ICAN’s youth development programs, which build necessary skills in youth to avoid substance abuse, gang activity and juvenile delinquency in high risk communities.
The Pension Reform Campaign Committee will provide information on the comprehensive pension reform for Phoenix and Proposition 201 during the Ahwatukee Foothills Chamber of Commerce Public Policy Committee meeting on Friday, Feb. 1 at noon at Dignity Health Urgent Care Community Room, 4545 E. Chandler Blvd.
Desert Vista High School will host the nationwide program, Rachel’s Challenge, on Monday, Jan. 28. Already a presence in Kyrene School District middle schools, the program is based on the life of Rachel Scott, the first person killed in the Columbine tragedy of 1999, and it is important for students to hear her message of kindness and compassion.
Catholic students to rally at Capitol Jan. 30
United Blood Services has announced an urgent need for donors with O-, A-, B-, AB- and O+ blood types.
The city’s Neighborhood Services Department is partnering with the Arizona Foreclosure Prevention Task Force to host a free foreclosure informational event from 3 to 7 p.m. on Wednesday, Jan. 23 at the South Mountain Community Center, Century Room, 212 E. Alta Vista Road.