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Great news for all the hiking enthusiasts in the Valley. In January, Echo Canyon trail at Camelback Mountain will reopen and be better than ever. The trail has been revitalized to ensure long-term usage and the current parking situation enhanced to accommodate visitors.
Demand is high for parking during the holiday season and the Phoenix Police Department is reminding the public to leave reserved parking spaces for those who need them.
The Phoenix Afterschool Center (PAC), located at Kyrene de la Sierra Elementary School, is on the verge of shutting down due to a decrease on enrollment.
An anti-bullying allegory writ on the largest possible scale, "Ender's Game" frames an interstellar battle between mankind and pushy ant-like aliens, called Formics, in which Earth's fate hinges on a tiny group of military cadets, most of whom haven't even hit puberty yet. At face value, the film presents an electrifying star-wars scenario — that rare case where an epic space battle transpires entirely within the span of two hours — while at the same time managing to deliver a higher pedagogical message about tolerance, empathy and coping under pressure. Against considerable odds, this risky-sounding Orson Scott Card adaptation actually works, as director Gavin Hood pulls off the sort of teen-targeted franchise starter Summit was hoping for.
My wife and I have lived in the Lakewood community in Ahwatukee for 18 1/2 years. When we moved here in 1995 we still had an 8-year-old daughter living with us. She entered third grade at Kyrene de los Lagos, completing fourth and fifth grades there. She went through sixth, seventh and eighth grades at Akimel and graduated from Desert Vista in 2004.
Ahwatukee has its own secret garden hidden at the Ahwatukee Swim and Tennis Center, but organizers and designers behind the garden don’t want it to be such a secret.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Sandra Bullock says making the lost-in-space movie "Gravity" with director Alfonso Cuaron was "the best life decision I think I ever made."
Broadway Palm Dinner Theatre fans, you can finally put the question to rest: No, the Broadway Palm is not coming back.
Pecos Senior Center’s new supervisor is no stranger to seniors and senior center programs.
The Kings of Leon are having a great time. Problem is, no one really believes them.
You don’t need to be buttoned-up to be the boss.
This fall, the City of Phoenix is offering a range of hikes meant to help hikers explore South Mountain with the expertise of a park ranger to guide them.
In the 2012 presidential campaign, President Obama claimed Detroit as evidence of his successful policies: “We refused to let Detroit go bankrupt. We bet on American workers and American ingenuity and, three years later, that is paying off in a big way.”
This fall the city of Phoenix is offering a range of hikes meant to help hikers explore South Mountain with the expertise of a park ranger to guide them.
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.
On July 31, signs went up banning bicycles from access to the Sheraton Wild Horse Pass Resort. This is a 1.7-mile two-lane road that winds along a beautiful artificial stream on its way to the resort entrance. This road is very popular among local cyclists, who travel it mostly in the early morning hours. The signs were erected at the request of the Wild Horse Ranch Development Authority. This is a private road and not subject to the bicycle access requirements of public roads.
In five years since moving to its new home overlooking the U.S. Capitol, the Newseum has become a major attraction with 4 million people visiting its exhibits about journalism and the First Amendment. Yet it’s been struggling mightily to cover its costs.
In some years, there are high school teams so talented that a coach’s main responsibility is to gently guide the rudder without messing anything up.
Energy drinks are busting out of the convenience store cooler and into the health food aisle.
The lakes and a pond near the closed The Lakes Golf Course will be filled through February 2014 thanks to donations from the public and the Ahwatukee Board of Management (ABM).
Editor’s note: This is part five of a continuing summer series on the proposed South Mountain Loop 202 Freeway.
When the owners of Caswells Indoor Shooting Range in Mesa purchased the business, Carolann Bergeson said it was obvious right away that an expansion would be necessary in the future but when they got closer to opening their second location near IKEA in Tempe they had no idea how big the demand would be.
Members of the South Mountain Citizen’s Advisory Team (SMCAT) have until July 24 to submit the official recommendation from its group on the proposed South Mountain Loop 202 Freeway to the Arizona Department of Transportation (ADOT).
The Wild Horse Pass Development Authority has more than 2,700 acres of land to develop surrounding Wild Horse Pass Hotel and Casino and while there is no definite long-term goals for the space, officials say they’re open to any development that would make the area a tourist destination.
Searching for the perfect active adult community to enjoy during retirement creates all sorts of questions. Do you want to live somewhere else? If so, where? Do you want warmth and sunshine? Do you want to stay close to family? Do you want a condo or single-family home? With questions like these, doing your homework is important. As is starting early.