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The Kyrene School District, located in parts of Ahwatukee, Chandler, Guadalupe, Tempe and the Gila River Indian Community, invites parents of kindergarten age children to mark their calendars for the 2014-2015 Kindergarten Orientation at 6:30 p.m. on Thursday, Jan. 23 at all Kyrene Elementary schools.
Ahwatukee Foothills Montessori will be hosting its 18th annual Holiday Sing-A-Long at the school for neighboring businesses and the community to enjoy holiday caroling.
A free-market advocacy group claims that the decision by Gov. Jan Brewer to expand the state's Medicaid program will immediately increase the number of people in the program by nearly 90 percent.
The state Court of Appeals will decide whether groups that run commercials publicly criticizing elected officials and candidates right before an election have to disclose their donors.
With the year coming to a rapid end, Inspire Kids Montessori is gearing up to finish its first fall season in a new Ahwatukee location.
The roster for Mountain Pointe is filled with players of all ages, ethnicities, belief systems and locales.
Advocates for Comprehensive Immigration Reform (English translation: amnesty) like to point out that immigrants in the past have flocked to America and made important contributions to our nation. That’s true, but the America of 1913 was different from 2013 in ways that greatly affect the probability that immigrants will become contributing citizens.
Hospice of the Valley is seeking volunteers to assist patients at Phoenix area locations so the agency is hosting four volunteer orientation sessions from 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. every Friday and Saturday, Dec. 6-14, at the agency’s administration office, 1510 E. Flower St.
Hospice of the Valley is in need of more Phoenix-area volunteers. A four-session orientation will be from 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. on Dec. 6, Dec. 7, Dec. 13 and Dec. 14 at the agency’s administration office, 1510 E. Flower St. in Phoenix. Volunteers must attend all orientation sessions. Registration is required prior to orientation. Apply at hov.org/volunteer.
National Adoption Month has special meaning to several Ahwatukee Foothills families who’ve chosen adoption to grow their families.
I am not suggesting for a moment that my extended family is weirder than any one else’s. I am also not suggesting that we are any less weird. Chances are pretty good that we fit under that 68.4 percent normal distribution bulge in the bell curve of weirdness. When it comes to religion, we are all over the place.
In America we hear a lot about stress. The hardships that America has gone under this century have shown an ever increasing amount of stress.
The Desert Vista freshman football team decided they wanted some real action against cancer.
Halloween is upon us. Of course, whether you’re navigating the dark corridors of a “haunted house” or just dealing with the “creepy” characters coming to your door demanding candy, you’re probably not too fearful of the sights of the season. But as you go through life, you’ll want to avoid some things that really are scary — such as these investment moves:
In Arizona, Jan. 1, 2014 marks a historic moment in health care choice. Obamacare, which takes effect then, includes a little noticed provision whose long-term impact is likely to be vast.
It’s harvest time again. Of course, harvest season may not mean that much to you if you don’t work in agriculture. Nonetheless, you can learn a lot from those who do — especially in your role as an investor.
Arizona, specifically the metropolitan Phoenix market, is among the strongest commercial real estate markets in the United States and is quickly rising as one of the most resilient markets to recover since the onset of the recent recession. While overall, multifamily, office and industrial property values have posted positive net absorption numbers in recent quarters, it is the retail market that is finally stabilizing and showing promise of improvement.
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Congress has designated the third week in October as National Save for Retirement Week — which means it’s a good time to think about your own retirement savings strategies.
Have you ever been told that you would not be good at something because of your gender or age or race?
Tom Hanks didn’t know where the cameras were.
You probably have thought about what you’d like to do during your retirement years. But all your plans probably depend, to at least some extent, on your financial situation. What happens if you reach the age at which you wish to retire and you just don’t have the money you thought you’d have?
This Tuesday, Aug. 27, will be the final day to vote in the Phoenix City Council election.
For 21 years the Foothills Women’s Club has been bringing women together through laughter, good conversation, and a good cause.
You’ve no doubt heard about the risks associated with investing. This investment carries this type of risk, while that investment carries another one. And it is certainly true that all investments do involve some form of risk. But what about not investing? Isn’t there some risk associated with that, too?