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The month of August saw a 5.2 percent decrease in the number of closed sales compared with July 2014. Approximately 5,800 residential properties sold in Maricopa County. Sellers may be interested to know the follow statistics before pricing and listing their homes.
About the only Mountain Pointe player not smiling while milling around the field after Friday's 45-42 win over Chandler was John Abercrombie.
According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, motor vehicle deaths for children age 12 and under have dropped by approximately 43 percent over the last decade. Despite this positive news, the fact remains that car crashes remain a leading cause of death for children.
After standing unfinished for roughly a decade, Elevation Chandler is finally going to be torn down.
The Mountain Pointe Hall of Fame ceremony is always filled with stories told from memory, hugs reserved for long-ago teammates and inspirational speeches for the current students that focus the glory days.
Considering the five games I’ve covered so far this season have had a combined score of 230-63, I just want a competitive four quarters.
Janet Hagberg was the first person who defined the experience for me. I had lived through it, but I didn’t know what to call it. In a book entitled, “The Critical Journey,” Janet called the experience, simply, “The Wall.” My summary goes like this. Many people begin their walk of faith, and everything goes as they expected. Out of genuine conviction, they attend church, learn from the Scriptures, volunteer, serve, give, and become “productive, committed, faithful, Christians” (whatever that exactly means, who knows?). But somewhere along the way things go wrong. Terribly wrong.
The Desert Vista High School cheer squad will host its annual Spiritline Cheer Clinic to promote its club and raise funds toward the Susan G. Komen Breast Cancer Foundation.
Arizona senators McCain and Flake could move toward lifting the driver’s license ban issued by Gov. Jan Brewer and could move toward work permits for Dreamers.
Despite several radiation and chemo treatments, loss of hearing and an ever-present life-threatening diagnosis, Buddy gets up every morning, puts on his vest and goes to work. His job may just be providing a little emotional support to the patients at Foothills Sports Medicine Physical Therapy in Ahwatukee Foothills, but it’s a job Buddy the dog takes very seriously.
Ahwatukee resident Liam Bosch is in his second year of medical school at the University of Arizona College of Medicine — Phoenix.
There are 49 new homes proposed for a subdivision at the western end of Ahwatukee Foothills, but if the South Mountain Freeway is built as currently proposed, all of those lots will need to be purchased by the Arizona Department of Transportation.
Mountain Pointe High School was in a buzz Friday morning as the school’s student body celebrated its homecoming parade.
Kyrene del Milenio Elementary School recently celebrated International Literacy Day by hosting a book drive, which gather more than 650 books that were donated to a school in need.
We’ve heard for years how the weak job market, student-loan debt and tight lending standards have forced recent college graduates and other members of the millennial generation to live with their parents instead of owning houses of their own. But a recent study by Harvard’s Joint Center for Housing Studies indicates the situation may be on the verge of changing.
It’s kind of hard to believe but this will be the third year Michael Arredondo has played for New Mexico instead of Desert Vista.
Saying they waited too long to ask, attorneys for Gov. Jan Brewer told federal appellate judges they should reject a plea to force her to start issuing licenses right now to dreamers.
Erbert and Gerbert’s Sandwich Shop, a national fast-casual sandwich chain offering subs and gourmet soups, is opening its first Arizona location at 117 E. Fifth Street in Tempe in mid-September. Entrepreneurs Brad and Gillienne Budde, ages 26 and 21, will be co-managing the store. The husband-and-wife duo hope to open two more Erbert & Gerbert’s locations in the area by the end of 2015.
With close to 60 percent of the votes in the Republican primary Wendy Rogers will face Kyrsten Sinema for the Congressional District 9 seat in the November General Election.
Missy is an incredibly adorable, scruffy Terrier Mix who is sweet and affectionate. Shy at first, she warms up quickly, especially if treats are involved. It turns out Missy loves attention from her people and is so appreciative of the love and kisses you give her. She enjoys being held, being pet, cuddling on the couch, and once in a while will even find her way into your lap. Missy reciprocates your affection by giving some kisses of her own. Being less than a year old, Missy is very playful. Combine that with a terrier’s natural curiosity and you get an active dog that is happy to share all the adventures that life has to offer with her people. Missy rides well in the car, does fine on a leash, and loves to go on walks. She has a very cute habit of “walking herself” by walking with her leash in her mouth so she can feel like she is running the show. When she is being walked with other dogs, she’ll even take their leashes in her mouth so she can “walk them” as well. Missy likes just about any dog she’s ever met, giving kisses, engaging them in playtime and wrestling matches, and of course “walking” them. She would do best in a home with another canine brother or sister so she can watch and learn what it is like to be a happy dog and continue to enjoy life’s simple pleasures. Missy is cautious of fast movements and loud noises so she will need a family that is willing to give her the time she needs to feel comfortable and to let her know she is safe. Missy is looking forward to the day she has a family to love and call her very own.
All of the things that were missing — execution, focus and wins — that defined 2013 aren’t usually associated with Desert Vista football.
Gov. Jan Brewer will get a chance to stop some Republicans from trying to undermine the financing for her expansion of Arizona's Medicaid program.
Lost in the hoopla of the Desert Vista girls swim team’s state title last season was just how much the boys team accomplished as well.
Two Tempe City Council incumbents have been thrust into a runoff scenario against each other by a former state legislator and a first-time politician.