Whether one is heading to the big game or just about town this week and especially next weekend, there are a few of watchwords to remember, according to Valley public safety and transportation officials: Plan ahead and leave early — well before the scheduled 4:30 p.m. kickoff.
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.
Desert Mirage Golf Course manager Roy Fernandez tours the nine-hole course in Glendale, which is celebrating it's re-opening in time for Super Bowl visitors. Tuesday, January 20, 2014 (Nick Cote/Daily News-Sun)
Families make dozens of decisions every day. Some are as simple as choosing what to eat for dinner or where to go on vacation, but other decisions have a greater impact on the success of their children.
While 2014 brought us a ton of tremendous blockbusters about superheroes, LEGOS, and talking raccoons, it was also a banner year for smaller movies about life itself. No matter what the budget, this year had no shortage of great films. Today we’ll be taking a look at my 10 personal favorites.
J.C. Chandor’s “A Most Violent Year” is a unique crime drama primarily due to its central character, Abel Morales. With a title like “A Most Violent Year,” you’d think Abel would be a hostile pig that’s constantly ordering hits and shouting obscenities. While he engages in unlawful activities, Abel is probably one of the most reputable and humble criminals cinema has ever seen. He doesn’t cheat on his wife, do drugs, or abuse the second amendment. Even when he has to put a dying animal out of its misery, he’s reluctant to do the deed.
We have a fantastic city, and it is the place my family calls home. As a city, we are facing big challenges in 2015. However, they are challenges we can easily handle if we complete the task of protecting the public first — you and your family. To be effective, I have always believed you should put your goals in writing. You were made many promises by the politicians and city leaders. This year we need to fulfill those promises to make 2015 the year of “Promises Made… Promises Kept.”
The White House Conference on Aging is launching a series of regional forums to engage with older Americans, their families, caregivers, leaders in the aging field and others on the key issues affecting older Americans.