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This past weekend I had quite an interesting experience flying back to Arizona from a conference I attended. I had to catch a connecting flight in Los Angeles and after a long flight I was a little bleary eyed, but grateful to be making it home.
I got the chance recently to chat with Thomas Carter, director of “When the Game Stands Tall.”
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When buying or selling a home in Ahwatukee in the month of August, there are a few things you need to think about. First, if you are a seller, be prepared August is coming. Most schools in the area start back the beginning to the middle of August. This means many potential buyers are going to be super busy trying to get school supplies, back to school shopping, vacations completed, etc. They don’t have a lot of time to spend looking around, so make your place stand out. Think of a model home and start staging your home to look like one. It doesn’t have to be perfect, but just make your house the best looking your house can be. Ask your Realtor for some help in what you should or shouldn’t do, or hire a consultant or a stager; they will be worth the investment.
This coming week marks the birthday of a man who Bing Crosby called, “the beginning and the end of music in America.” Born in the sweltering heat of a New Orleans’ August, the grandson of former slaves, and suffering abject poverty, that man was Louis Armstrong.
When Tavian Gould steps onto the field for Brophy Prep in the coming weeks, it will mark the start of his high school football journey.
As we begin another school year, I am reminded of a quote by Jonathan Kozol who wrote, “A dream does not die on its own. A dream is vanquished by the choices ordinary people make about real things in their own lives.”
The Maricopa Community Colleges Foundation welcomes two passionate advocates for education from the business community to its Board of Directors.
Mayor Greg Stanton is one of nine mayors who recently signed a letter to congressional leaders urging them to craft legislation to safeguard against the Supreme Court’s ruling that exempts certain companies from paying for insurance coverage of some contraception methods.
Tourism in Arizona is now back to where it was before the recession — and SB 1070 — hit, but it's nowhere near where it should be, according to the state's top tourism official.
After living in Arizona my entire life and having been around and working with Arizona sheriffs like Cochise County sheriffs Jimmy Willson and Larry Dever, Coconino County Sheriff Joe Richards and Maricopa County Sheriff Jerry Hill, and even Joe Arpaio on one of his good days, it’s hard to imagine the new face of Arizona sheriffs is Pinal County “Sheriff Underpants” Paul Babeu.
Chandler resident John Anderson has always had an appreciation for the Old West. It stems from his relation to a Los Angeles policeman named James Woodard, who happened to be friends with famous Western lawman Wyatt Earp.
Inner Vision Yoga recently announced a workshop for women interested in a natural approach to their labor and birth experience. The Labor and Birth workshop will be held Sunday, Aug. 10, from 12:30 to 3 p.m. at Inner Vision’s Chandler studio, 1949 W. Ray Road, on the southeast corner of Dobson Road. Advance registration is $45 per couple or $55 at the door.
Seattle Sounders' Brad Evans, a Mountain Pointe gradaute, missed out on this year's World Cup. While disappointed his career is hardly over and has had other highlights during his time with the MLS like playing against former Los Angeles Galaxy star David Beckham.
Have you ever wondered why some butterflies have iridescent blue-black wings and a taste that’s repulsive to birds and other predators? Ron Rutowski, a Tempe resident and biology professor at Arizona State University since 1976, has too — actually, he’s spent years and traveled extensively throughout North and Central America and Australia, studying the ways color is produced, employed and perceived in the animal kingdom, particularly on ways insects use color as a visual signal and how it’s interpreted by their compound eyes.
When my father Ira Fulton was just 12 years old, his father stood him in front of a mirror and said, “Ira, this is your competition. Don’t compare yourself to others; just compare yourself with you.” Years later, my father would repeat this scenario, but now he was the father and I was the mirror image.
It is hard to put into perspective all that has happened to the Mountain Pointe baseball program over the last three months.
The Junior Golf Association of Arizona (JGAA) is set to host the annual Willie Low Invitational, honoring the late Willie Low, one of the Valley’s top golf professionals for nearly half a century. Started in 1969, the event has showcased the talents of junior golfers from across the state. Past winners have included two-time PGA TOUR champion Billy Mayfair and Ted Purdy.
For third time in four years, Jordan Kipper has an opportunity to become a professional ballplayer.
LOS ANGELES — Sebastian Junger wants 84 minutes of moviegoers' time, especially civilian moviegoers.
Brad Evans kept his sense of humor in a time of disappointment.
I've sat in the second deck of the Rogers Centre.
Lauren Berry and Christina Seideman, both of Ahwatukee, have been named to the Seaver College dean’s list for the spring 2014 semester at Pepperdine University. In order to earn dean’s list honors, students must be in the upper 10 percent of their class and maintain a 3.5 or better GPA. This year, these local students are among only 275 students to receive the honor.
For the second time in three years, the Thunder advanced to the semifinals but were unable to take that final step.
When the Zac Brown Band hits the road, they take their instruments, amps and 54-foot custom food truck called "Cookie."