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Most Tempe residents will never come in contact with the University Lakes Precinct Justice of the Peace. The JP has jurisdiction over misdemeanor and traffic crimes committed at Arizona State University and outside of the Tempe City limits and a laundry list of civil law matters. JPs aren't required to be attorneys.
The Clean Elections Commission concluded Thursday there's enough evidence to suggest that Attorney General Tom Horne violated campaign finance laws to force his agency to respond to subpoenas and compel employees there to testify under oath.
Dr. Maria Harper-Marinick, executive vice chancellor and provost of the Maricopa Community Colleges, has been re-elected as chair of the U.S. Advisory Committee on Student Financial Assistance (ACSFA). U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan first appointed Harper-Marinick to the committee in 2012.
Ahwatukee Foothills Family YMCA Outreach Programs for Ahwatukee Seniors (Y OPAS) has added a care coordinator position that will oversee volunteers’ assistance of Ahwatukee seniors.
Rhoda Jane Claydor, 98, went to be with the Lord on July 21. She was born in Dickenson County, Va., grew up in Pikeville, Ky., raised her family in Oxon Hill, Md., and spent most of her retirement in Ahwatukee, with the past two years living at Mountain Park Senior Living. She was active at the Pecos Recreation Center and with Ahwatukee Foothills Family YMCA’s Outreach Programs for Ahwatukee Seniors (Y OPAS).
Arizona has a higher percentage of individuals who have applied for deferred action than any other states, according to a new report.
The Foothills Women’s Club is looking for businesses to participate in its loyalty card program, which provides discounts to club members and more exposure for local businesses.
A new Arizona law went into effect last month that Phoenix leaders are hoping will send the message that the city has no tolerance for human trafficking.
Staff members of Kyrene Kids Club met Wednesday morning at Kyrene de las Lomas Elementary School for their annual all-staff training conference to better equip them for the coming school year.
The Phoenix Office of Arts and Culture recently announced the recipients of the Community Arts Support Grants Program for the 2014-2015 fiscal year.
Ahwatukee bike shop Cactus Bike, Landis Cyclery, Trek Bicycles of West Phoenix and Bicycles of Phoenix have collaborated together on a free bicycling app. The app, called My City Bikes, was designed to help make a positive change in the health and well-being of Valley residents.
Arizona’s forests are in poor health. They’re overgrown, and without action, catastrophic fires are almost a certainty — putting the state’s physical beauty, economic vitality and water supplies at risk.
Flooded with a wave of immigrants from Central America, the Obama administration announced Friday it will open new facilities to house families caught crossing the border illegally.
PulteGroup is on a mission to reach the masses with its real plan for the closed Ahwatukee Lakes Golf Club.
Southwest Behavioral Health Service's Homeless Outreach, a nonprofit program to help homeless individuals with mental illness, is requesting donations of hot weather supplies.
Phoenix is sending out a call for water.
The 19th Annual Festival of Lights Wine and Beer Tasting and Golf Tournament will take place Saturday, May 31.
The lakes on the Ahwatukee Lakes Golf Course will be drained this week and animals moved to another site, according to a public letter from golf course owner Wilson Gee.
Each year like clockwork we visit our eye doctors, dentists and optometrists to protect our vision, teeth and eyes.
Y OPAS (YMCA Outreach Programs for Ahwatukee Seniors) depends on more than 140 volunteers to provide much needed support services for seniors, 62 years and older, who live in Ahwatukee and wish to remain independent at home. Y OPAS volunteers help with transportation to medical and other appointments, shopping and errands, friendly visiting, caregiver relief and more.
School is coming to a rapid end, and many students across the Kyrene School District are trying to find the perfect outfit for their eighth-grade promotion.
On July 3, 1776, John Adams wrote a letter to his wife stating that the signing of the Declaration of Independence should be a “great anniversary Festival” and “solemnized with Pomp and Parade, with Games, Sports, Guns, Bells, Bonfires and Illuminations from one End of this Continent to the other from this Time forward forever more.”
Esperança announced that Ryan Tapscott has joined the nonprofit as Phoenix program coordinator. In this role, he’ll be responsible for developing and managing the oral health, chronic illness and anti-obesity program in low income areas in Phoenix.
The city of Phoenix has become a model for services for the chronically homeless and it’s an accomplishment Mayor Greg Stanton is excited to show off.
April is Alcohol Awareness Month and ICAN is partnering with two East Valley organizations to help spread the word about alcohol and its dangers. Alcohol use by youth is directly associated with traffic fatalities, violence, suicide, educational failure, alcohol overdose, unsafe sex and other problem behaviors. Annually, more than 6,500 people under the age of 21 die from alcohol-related accidents and thousands more are injured.