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Ahwatukee Foothills resident Anthony Rinaldi was sentenced to 25 years in prison Friday after he pleaded guilty to murdering his wife in 2011.
Phoenix police and firefighters will be hosting their annual Rides for Toys event this Saturday, Dec. 7 from 5 to 8 p.m. in the Target parking lot, 4734 E. Ray Road. Police and firefighters will exchange rides in their vehicles for an unwrapped Christmas gift for Valley charities.
Even after three decades, the triple-dog dare doesn’t get old.
Celebrate Halloween and National Fire Prevention Month at the world’s largest museum of firefighting. You’ll find food, face painting, fire truck rides, a craft fair, a silent auction, balloons, bucket brigades and more. Costumes are welcome.
A Maricopa County Superior Court spokeswoman said Anthony Rinaldi entered his plea of guilty Tuesday in the 2011 death of 28-year-old Amanda Blaies-Rinaldi.
Gov. Jan Brewer asked President Obama on Wednesday to overrule a decision by the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) that the Yarnell Hill Fire does not qualify as a disaster.
Go vertical during the 33rd Annual StairClimb event by the Arizona Chapter; participants conquer more than 35 floors of the Snell & Wilmer building at the Arizona Center. Teams are encouraged, but individuals may participate as well.
Ahwatukee Foothills resident Cassie Gannis recently returned from her weekend trip to “Sin City” where she competed at the Las Vegas Motor Speedway, formally known as “The Bullring.”
Ahwatukee resident Cassie Gannis, the 2012 NASCAR K&N Pro Series West Most Popular Driver, and most recent finalist on the nationally televised “Peak Stock Car Dream Challenge” will head to Nevada to race at the Las Vegas Motor Speedway on Saturday with a new special sponsor for the night.
Employees of Phoenix business law firm Jaburg Wilk asked management to have a Jeans for Charity day to raise money for the 19 firefighters who were killed while battling the Yarnell Hill Fire.
This Tuesday, Aug. 27, will be the final day to vote in the Phoenix City Council election.
The Goldwater Institute has filed a case against the city of Phoenix to end pension spiking and an Ahwatukee Foothills resident is a plaintiff in the case.
“Yum” doesn’t come to mind when most people see a spiny prickly pear cactus.
We all agree that education is one of the most important issues for our residents. It is crucial to the future development of our city, and the development of a competitive workforce.
“Heroes 19," an American brown ale put together by the Arizona Craft Brewers Guild in remembrance of the 19 firefighters who perished in the June 30 Yarnell Fire near Prescott, is set to be released this week.
Arizona native and Billboard country music artist Frank Ortega is coming home to perform a 21-and-older benefit concert in honor of the victims of the Yarnell fire. Ortega, born and raised in the Valley, will perform live at Martini Ranch in Scottsdale with all of the proceeds going to the 100 Club. The money will be placed in the “Survivor’s Fund,” which will support the 19 families of the fallen firefighters. Ortega will also be auctioning off a chance for an audience member to win a private concert with him in their home.
Sal DiCiccio, according to his signs, is supported by his lobbyist friends, and the power of the various chambers of commerce whom he must spend a lot of time and work with.
When people ask me why I am running for the Phoenix City Council, my answer is very straightforward. I grew up here, ran a small business, and raised a child here. I understand on the most personal level what a terrific community Phoenix is and I want to see our city realize its true potential as one of our nation’s greatest cities, with excellent educational, cultural, and work opportunities.
Tim and Suzanne Wolf of Ahwatukee announced that their son, Alex, 13, has earned the rank of Eagle Scout, the highest honor in the Boy Scouts of America. Wolf began scouting as a Cub Scout with Pack 879 at Kyrene de los Cerritos Elementary and earned his Arrow of Light, the highest rank in Cub Scouting, when he was 10. He then bridged into Boy Scout Troop 14, which meets at Esperanza Lutheran Church. His Eagle Project consisted of building a wall within the offices of The 100 Club in order to create a therapy room for police officers and firefighters to meet with counselors. The 100 Club is a nonprofit organization that provides immediate assistance to fallen and injured police and fire personnel and their families following a critical incident. For more information or to make a donation, visit http://www.100club.org/web/100Club.
The Ahwatukee Foothills Chamber of Commerce thanks the many volunteers who assisted us in putting together this year’s Red, White and Boom Fireworks Celebration. These volunteers give up their family time for the good of the community, and we are grateful for their help.
On June 24 Kim Bergman woke up around 3 a.m. to a slight orange glow coming through her window and sighed at the thought of getting out of her comfortable bed. It wasn’t until she heard the smoke alarm going off that she realized something about that glow wasn’t right.
It’s no secret: Arizona is no stranger to wildfires. The Doce Fire has burned more than 6,700 acres near Prescott — the state’s first major wildfire in what could be a rougher-than-normal wildfire season (Editor’s note: After receiving this the Yarnell Hill Fire happened near Prescott, killing 19 firefighters on June 30).
It’s the hottest time of the day when staff from Fireworks Productions of Arizona arrive at the Ahwatukee Country Club to begin set up for the annual Red, White and Boom celebration.
The Arizona Diamondbacks are going to wear a patch on their uniforms for the rest of the season honoring the 19 firefighters who died in the wildfire about 80 miles from Phoenix.