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It’s hard to imagine anyone not liking Disney. Sure, many of us go through a phase where we think we’re too old and sophisticated for Mickey Mouse. This typically leads to our pretentious cynic phase in which our college professors open our eyes to all the stereotypes and “hurtful ethics” Disney has endorsed over the years. Films like “Escape from Tomorrow” haven’t exactly helped the company’s image either. At the end of the day, though, nobody can outrun the magic, good will, and sheer lovability attached to Disney. There isn’t a cold-hearted soul that can’t be completely won over by the mouse house … except maybe P.L. Travers, the author of “Mary Poppins.”
Never, ever, ever give up.
Desert Car Care Centers and MADD want you to “Tie One On For Safety” to ensure the safety of our community during the holiday season by raising awareness of drunk driving. The kick-off is Tuesday, Dec. 17 to sign the Pledge to Drive Sober and receive a “Tie One On for Safety” MADD Ribbon to display on your vehicle as a reminder to drive safe and sober. Those who pledge will get a free set of windshield wiper blades and a voucher for 20 percent off any repair or service up to $100 through Jan. 1. Tie One On For Safety “virtually” by sharing the button on Facebook and Twitter. Visit www.desertcarcare.com fsocial media links, locations and hours of operation.
WARNING: Don’t leave this lying about for unattended children to read. Management is not responsible for dashed illusions, broken dreams, or crushed hopes.
Ahhh, it’s that time of the year again. The holiday traditions take us home for the holidays to reunite with parents, siblings, cousins and old friends. Often this experience is joyous and as it should be, a time to appreciate one another, reminisce about the past and enjoy food, wine, gifts and conversation.
For years Ahwatukee Foothills sisters Ava and Ella Loew have watched their cousin perform in “The Nutcracker” ballet, but this year they’re making performing in the show a family affair.
From the CMA to Michael Bublé, there’s a Christmas television special to entertain you almost nightly.
Banner Health is recommending that pregnant women in their third trimester and mothers, who have close contact with young children, get the vaccine that prevents whooping cough, otherwise known as pertussis.
Cynthia Englesman plays the role of Amahl's Mother in Symphony of the Southwest's production of "Amahl and the Night Visitors."
Dec. 14 marks the one-year anniversary of the tragic shootings at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Conn. After that tragedy the entire country wanted to know how such a terrible thing could happen. And more importantly, how can we prevent it from ever happening again?
In efforts toward spreading the true meaning of Christmas, Kathy McCormick and her kindergarten class at St. John Bosco Catholic School (SJBCS) will host a play on the birth of Jesus.
Alexander Ryan Jones, 19, of Ahwatukee, passed away Nov. 21. He was born on Dec. 30, 1993 in Fayetteville, N.C. He moved to Ahwatukee in October of 2000. He attended Kyrene Cerritos, Estrella and Akimel schools, and was a 2012 graduate of Desert Vista High School where he played football. He was an active participant with Horizon Presbyterian Youth Group and participated in several mission trips. He was currently living and working in Dallas, Texas. He was getting ready to go to Iowa in February with AmeriCorps.
Ahwatukee Foothills resident Anthony Rinaldi was sentenced to 25 years in prison Friday after he pleaded guilty to murdering his wife in 2011.
Ahwatukee Girl Scout Troop 470 is participating in a project to earn the gold award by creating a garden for Early Language Learning and Arts (ELLA) Studio Preschool. The goal of the garden is to create a sustainable project that can teach kids about nature.
Santa carries Jackson Darzy, 2, back to his mother after Darzy ran to Santa at the Santa's Back event at Ahwatukee Plaza on Friday, Nov. 29, 2013.
Decorations line the windows while Jackson Housler and his mother, Bethany Wiggin, make a plate of food during the Thanksgiving potluck at Inspire Kids Montessori on Wednesday, Nov. 27, 2013.
Becca Romei waits for her mother to cut her food during the Thanksgiving potluck at Inspire Kids Montessori on Wednesday, Nov. 27, 2013.
As we approach Thanksgiving, and the weeks that seem to race towards Christmas, there’s plenty to be grateful to God for in our lives. Thanksgiving invites us to take time to consider all of our blessings. While some of us may be thrilled with the material things of life, many of us look around and realize that the most important things in life aren’t things at all. They’re our relationships. That’s our relationship with God in Christ Jesus, as well as our relationships with family, friends, and neighbors. Shortly after Thanksgiving, Christians begin another season of intentional reflection: the season of Advent. Since we’re giving thanks and taking time to celebrate all our relationships, let’s take a closer look at the one relationship that changed the world.
Have you ever walked through a season in your life you thought might break you? I’m not talking about the everyday stuff. We’re each going to wrestle with our share of broken air conditioners in July, cranky bosses, and family feuds. I’m talking about soul crushing, heart wrenching times when getting through the days takes a herculean effort. When you can’t lift yourself out of the pit despite all of your coping resources – faith, friends, family, chocolate ice cream. And wine, in the name of truth telling.
Some area kids have band together to raise funds for the Philippines, which was ravaged by a typhoon a week ago, by having a lemonade stand/bake sale tomorrow afternoon.
Girls on the Run, a Valley nonprofit organization, will be hosting its ninth annual 5K run, celebrating their fall graduates and raising awareness on ways of combating bullying.
A judge has dismissed a murder case and ordered the release of the defendant — an Ahwatukee man convicted in the 2004 death of his 5-year-old son — after finding misconduct by prosecutors.
Ahwatukee resident and author, Alex Hermosillo, will be donating all the proceeds from his book, “Hope, Healing and Miracles,” to the Society St. Vincent DePaul of Phoenix this week.
Outfitted with delicious wit and a forbearing tone, the charm of screenwriter Bob Nelson’s Midwest-set dramedy, “Nebraska,” is rooted in its clever dialogue and novel approach to small-town dynamics.
Jessica Cooper, a senior at Desert Vista High School, is preparing for her upcoming competition where she will be competing for the 2014 Miss Teen Arizona USA Pageant crown.