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What if Louise of “Thelma & Louise” survived driving into the Grand Canyon and had a bratty granddaughter played by Melissa McCarthy somewhere down the line? You’d probably get something along the lines of “Tammy.” In the film, Susan Sarandon finds herself going along for another offbeat road trip full of crazy shenanigans, none of which take an especially dark turn like in “Thelma & Louise.” Sarandon is only the co-pilot on this particular road trip, however, playing second banana to McCarthy as the title character.
Garrett Lever is settling in nicely to his home at Weber State. In just his third year, and at the age of 25, the Desert Vista graduate has been named as an assistant coach.
Just less than a year ago, three Ahwatukee Foothills residents decided to get serious about music and form a band. This month, that band, All is King, will represent Phoenix at an international music festival in Chengdu, China.
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"My computer is so slow it no longer runs programs, it walks them.” Funny? Sure, but if your computer is slower than molasses, it can be incredibly frustrating trying to get anything done. Many people believe that after a certain number of years, the computer just slows down and there is nothing you can do but replace it. In some cases, replacing an old, out-of-date computer with a newer, more powerful model makes economic sense, but many computers can be cleaned and have their useful life extended for much less than a new computer costs.
Everything’s email these days.
A new fast-casual, custom pizza concept is expanding rapidly in Arizona with plans for eight locations by the end of the year, including one in Ahwatukee Foothills.
It’s hard to believe that approximately 20 years ago, a home demo called “Shine” shot straight up the charts and launched a little-known group from Stockbridge, Ga., called Collective Soul. From there, it was all a blur.
The fast casual food of Zoe’s Kitchen is now available just across Interstate 10 at Ray Road in Chandler.
The number of rental homes offered for lease on ARMLS (Arizona Regional Multiple Listing Service, excluding vacation rentals) was 3,695 as of April 1, 2014, dramatically lower than the 4,122 we saw a month earlier.
When the trailer for “Edge of Tomorrow” hit awhile back, everyone seemed to have the same reaction. “So what, it’s like ‘Groundhog Day’ meets ‘Transformers?’” In a nutshell, yeah, that’s exactly what the film is. The good news is that “Edge of Tomorrow” is also one of the summer’s more surprising blockbusters. As an action picture, it’s infinitely smarter and more entertaining than any of the “Transformers” movies. While not as funny or heartfelt as “Groundhog Day,” it does have a very welcome sense of humor and genuine affection for its characters. It’s kind of a shame that this $178 million blockbuster is likely destined to get lost in the shuffle of summer movies as it’s really worth checking out.
As consumers we are presented with choices each and every day of our lives. It is extremely important to understand the impact buying locally has on your community. According to Local Works! for every $100 spent at a locally owned business, $73 remains in the local economy versus $43 remains in the local economy for non-locally owned businesses. When you shop at locally owned businesses, your money is recirculated over and over and creates up to 75 percent more tax revenue to your community and state.
In reference to Wilson Gee’s “An apology and the future of Ahwatukee Lakes,” May 21. This is not an apology, it is just more propaganda to sway the residents to vote to approve the sale to Pulte Homes. He states that like other golf courses in the Valley that his golf courses simply cannot attract enough paying customers to keep the links open.
Mountain Pointe graduate Travonn White has found his stride with the Central Arizona College track team.
“Summer school:” These two words can sound like a one- to two- month jail sentence for students in school. Who wants to sit in class while their friends are out enjoying their summer vacation? Who wants to be the reason their parents have to postpone the San Diego vacation because their son/daughter must attend summer school? Even worse, to be left behind because they have to attend summer school while the rest of the family travels to San Diego. Either way you look at it, most students do not want to attend summer school.
It was an incredible sports year for the Ahwatukee programs.
Water parks, fireworks, good eats, baseball and more: They’re all part of the activities for Memorial Day weekend in Phoenix. Here’s our list of things to do in Phoenix for Memorial Day:
Mountain Pointe High School senior Vaishnavi Koka has dedicated herself to achieve a goal she placed on herself her freshman year: to become the school’s valedictorian.
A federal judge has rebuffed a last minute — and untimely — bid by the Arizona Green Party to get itself and its candidates on this year's ballot.
Kyrene de la Esperanza Elementary School was recently notified that it will become the first one-to-one school in the Kyrene School District, which will enable each student to have a laptop to work on during and after school.
Brooke, a 2-year-old Terrier/soft coated Wheaten mix loves to play, and especially loves to be petted while she wiggles and snuggles on you. She is a great student and a fast learner. Brooke is strong willed and would do great in activities that would stimulate her mentally and physically. Most dogs and Brooke don’t get along because she’s just too smart for them. If you think you can keep up with her, come meet Brook today. She is sponsored by Janice Laduca and her adoption fee is 50 percent off $125 because she has been in the shelter too long.
One started last season wearing No. 85 and the other spent his junior season sending in signals from the sidelines.
As the temperature rises to a sweltering heat, so does the pressure to have a toned physique for the fast approaching bathing suit season.
Sugar is a fitting name for this affectionate, energetic, 4-year-old Boxer with the big, brown eye patch. Forget about proper introductions because as soon as she sees you she can barely contain her excitement that she has just found her long lost friend and someone who will most certainly become her life-long friend. Sugar is very friendly with people and absolutely loves attention, sitting and leaning against people until they acknowledge her with a pet or a hug. Sugar is quite the lap dog and is always happy to lounge on your lap; don’t be surprised if she rolls over on her back — it’s her way of inviting you to give her a good satisfying chest and belly rub. Sugar will show her gratitude for your petting, hugging, and belly rubs by giving you big, sloppy kisses with her lightning fast tongue for as long as you’ll accept them. Sometimes she’ll place her paws on each side of your shoulders to give you a hug back. Sugar loves rawhide bones, tug-of-war, playing with your shoestrings, and engaging in a good game of fetch. She has a look of such pride when she carries a tennis ball around in her mouth. Sugar loves being outside where she can walk, run, play tag, wrestle, explore, roll around in the grass, and inspect all bushes and trees. Sugar rides well in the car but is still fine-tuning her leash manners. Since she is such a strong, energetic gal, Sugar needs a person who will guide her and lead her. Sugar is also looking for a workout buddy who she can regularly walk, jog, or hike with. She loves playing with dogs her size or larger, engaging them in games of chase, wrestling matches, and even sharing a stick or a ball. Sugar isn’t quite sure how to play with smaller dogs and can be a bit too much for them at times. If you’re just as excited to meet Sugar as she is to meet you, please fill out an application for her today at www.azrescue.org.