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Typed on the back of almost all gift cards it says, “No cash value.” Not true anymore.
Whether it is finding the right transportation or the right house, East Valley Marines were there to help Arizona Veterans move around last month. In keeping with one of their primary missions, that of Marines Helping Marines, the East Valley Marines, Detachment 1296, of the Marine Corps League provided both material and physical assistance to veterans of two wars — a recent Iraq Wounded Warrior and a World War II veteran.
Deep down at his core Rudy Acosta is a master manipulator.
Individuals often tell each other to “smile and nod” or to “hang up and drive,” but a local dental practice will be telling one lucky patient to “Smile and Drive” as the grand prize winner of a 2014 Ford Fiesta.
Handsome Louie is a super affectionate and talkative red and white cat. He’s tall with long, white legs. He enjoys napping in a cat tree all day and watching TV or playing poker at night. Louie is fine with friendly, mellow cats and would also be great as king of the castle and your only cat.
St. Patrick’s Day Parade & Irish Faire
Just looking at it might make you grin. Happy Gift, a smiling, candy-striped inflatable sculpture, will give some extra bounce to this weekend’s 44th annual Scottsdale Arts Festival. The art fest marks the U.S. debut of Happy Gift, created by Los Angeles-based art collective FriendsWithYou. People of all ages are invited to hop on, play and explore.
NEW THIS WEEK
“Veronica Mars” had one truly amazing season followed by two pretty good seasons. The critically acclaimed series was then abruptly cancelled, but left behind a dedicated fanbase. A fanbase so dedicated that they donated over five million dollars on Kickstarter to get a “Veronica Mars” movie off the ground. Now in the same vein of Joss Whedon’s “Firefly,” the crime solving young adult has been resurrected for a feature written and directed by series creator Rob Thomas.
When Mary's elderly mother, Lucy, had to leave the town she had spent her life in, and the home she loved, she was devastated. Mary had asked her mother, who was growing frail, with fading memory, to come live with her.
The Valley Honda Dealers are teaming up with Valley animal shelters and rescues throughout March and April with the hopes of increasing pet adoptions.
Most likely you have started to think about what to do after you graduate from high school. If college is in your future, now is the time to begin touring college campuses. These visits will be crucial in helping you understand which factors are most important to you in choosing your future college. Plan to visit a variety of schools: public, private, research, liberal arts, large, medium, and small, with the goal of finding the setting where you feel most comfortable, are valued as a student and can best be prepared for your future work and life.
Gov. Jan Brewer, who developed an international reputation for her vociferous attacks on illegal immigration, is ending her career as an elected politician at the end of the year.
You are always learning and discovering new things that will allow you to continue on the path of success. Everyone is always in motion at some time in their life. They are either going up and getting better, or they can be falling back on bad habits. Nobody is ever standing still in life. That is because the world is always changing and if you don’t improve you will be left behind. Not only is the world always changing, but so are you. You are not the same person that you were last year, last month, or even yesterday. You have changed, even if it has been very little. Just by reading this article you will have changed by just gaining some knowledge and insight about yourself.
After 17 years in the military Maj. Antoinette Grimes thought she was finally getting the opportunity to serve her country until a collapsed lung separated her from her unit leaving for Iraq. She recovered from that ailment and did serve in Afghanistan, but she was medevaced because she had gone into the early stages of kidney failure.
Saying the Internet is forever, the state House unanimously approved legislation Monday to make it illegal to intentionally post someone else's naked photo online.
Archer is a very energetic, active, 9-year-old Beagle. He is a little taller than the average Beagle, and has very long ears and very soft fur. His owner recently died and he was returned to Arizona Beagle Rescue. Archer is housebroken and knows basic commands. He would do best with older kids and submissive/mellow dogs. He needs a little work on leash manners, as he does pull and bark at other dogs on walks. He loves to play with toys and runs around the yard chasing birds.
Students from Kyrene de la Colina Elementary school flooded campus fields to participate in the annual field day on Friday, this year called “Happy Field Day.”
In 2014, the Ahwatukee Foothills Chamber of Commerce is celebrating 20 years of excellence. The year will be filled with a variety of events, including the anniversary mixer on March 19. The chamber’s mission remains true today: to provide ongoing support, resources and community connections for businesses to succeed in meeting their goals.
Heather Godina always knew she wanted to complete a triathlon. She had experience in two-thirds of the event heading into her 29th birthday, with a strong background in swimming and two full marathons under her belt, so it wasn’t unimaginable to add a bicycle to the equation.
Incoming Gilbert Public Schools Superintendent Christina Kishimoto officially signed a contract that will pay her at least $200,000 per year on the same night the district’s governing board hired its second interim superintendent since July.
Hall of Fame baseball player Ozzie Smith wants opening day to the major league season recognized as a national holiday. He, along with the Budweiser Clydesdales, took to the streets of Chandler on Wednesday to help get out his message.
LaFawnda is a short-haired Siamese cat mix, senior female. She is a bit shy at first, but given the time to get acquainted she may be the love of your life. If you scratch her ears she’ll purr and squint her eyes with happiness. LaFawnda is a loyal and loving kitty. She’s been FELV/FIV tested negative, altered, microchipped, up to date on vaccines and housetrained.
To this generation, Elaine Stritch is probably best known for playing Alec Baldwin’s overbearing mother on “30 Rock.” Before she was Colleen Donaghy, however, Stritch already had quite the résumé. In a showbiz career that’s now spanned roughly seven decades, she’s done it all, from movies, to television, to radio, to cabaret. Stritch cemented herself as a performing legend on the Broadway stage, starring in countless plays and finally winning a Tony for her one-woman show back in 2002.