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Tempe Union High School District student artwork is now on display on the second floor of the Tempe Public Library. The District Art Show opened last week and will run through May 6. The opening reception is scheduled for Wednesday, Feb. 26 from 4 to 6 p.m.
Charles C. Scott, president of College Funding Solutions of Arizona, will be presenting free college financial planning workshops in north and west Phoenix. Workshops are designed for parents of college bound high school students.
Following a court order regarding police union release time the city of Phoenix administration has decided to ban all unions from using taxpayer funded release time.
Three Phoenix Public Library locations will host free tax preparation assistance sessions in February, March and April.
The Phoenix Parks and Recreation Department is hosting a free family “Day at Hance Park” celebration on Feb. 8 from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Visitors will be able to take free tours of the park’s cultural facilities including the Japanese Friendship Garden and Irish Cultural Center, learn about coming classes, programs and events and enjoy demonstrations and interactive displays.
One cup of coffee can help a battered woman reclaim her life.
Thanks to Act One, the non-profit foundation of ON Media Publications, Valley families get to experience art and culture for free this Christmas.
For the past 30 years, I have been a literacy advocate. During the summer of 1983, I learned that my grandfather was illiterate.
The Ahwatukee Foothills Chamber of Commerce has announced two local girls will be awarded the 2013 Women in Business Scholarship.
A lawsuit recently filed against the Ahwatukee Recreation Center (ARC) has been dismissed but the man behind the suit says it’s just the beginning. His ultimate goal is to make membership to the ARC voluntary for all homeowners within the community.
From escaping abusive parents to not knowing when their next meal will be, many children are in need of support. The Phoenix-based Tumbleweed Center for Youth Development has combined resources with Valley Metro, providing support 24 hours a day for children 17 and younger through the national outreach program called “Safe Place.”
The city is asking for public input as staff moves forward with a plan to reduce the emergency food tax by one half a year early.
Hugh Downs, one of the world’s premiere social and cultural commentators, is the featured lecturer this fall for the Osher Lifelong Learning Institute (OLLI) at Arizona State University.
This Tuesday, Aug. 27, will be the final day to vote in the Phoenix City Council election.
The Goldwater Institute has filed a case against the city of Phoenix to end pension spiking and an Ahwatukee Foothills resident is a plaintiff in the case.
Beginning on Tuesday, Sept. 3 nine Phoenix Public Library locations will change their hours of service on Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays, from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m., including Ahwatukee’s Ironwood Library, 4333 E. Chandler Blvd.,
The Ahwatukee Foothills Family YMCA, a nonprofit organization serving the community, has opened the doors to its new “state-of-the-art” Team Ortho Youth and Teen Center, giving the children in the community an entertaining place to visit after school.
The Phoenix Office of Arts and Culture and Arizona Commission on the Arts will host a series of webinars about creating better cities and communities through public art. The series will be presented on Sept. 12 and 26, Oct. 10, Nov. 7 and 20, and Dec. 5, at the Pulliam Auditorium at Burton Barr Central Library, 1221 N. Central Ave. (times and topics vary).
July 29 is last day to register for Phoenix City Council election
Whether you’re a parent or caregiver, we all want the best for our kids. Part of that is making sure they have the reading skills to succeed in school and in life.
Individuals for and against the Loop 202 freeway expansion trickled in and out of the Phoenix Convention Center Tuesday and offered passionate pleas to panel members as the Arizona Department of Transportation hosted a day-long public hearing on the South Mountain Freeway.
On Tuesday, Aug. 27, the city of Phoenix will hold the regularly scheduled City Council Election for voters in Districts 2, 4, 6 and 8 to elect a council member. There is no election for council member in Districts 1, 3, 5 and 7 this year because the terms of the council members are staggered. The Council Election is open to Phoenix residents who are registered voters and reside within Districts 2, 4, 6 or 8 at least 29 days prior to the election.
The Phoenix City Council will vote on the final draft of the city’s 2013-14 budget, which includes new efficiencies in the city’s public information office, parks and public transit, on May 21 but Councilman Sal DiCiccio says the city could have increased even more services if staff didn’t get any raises or bonuses.
The long-awaited Draft Environmental Impact Study for the South Mountain Loop 202 Freeway will be released today and available for review and comment over the next 90 days.