ahwatukee.com on Facebook
- Main Street
- Arts & Life
- Special Sections
Displaying results 1 - 25 of 3284 for raise. Subscribe to this search
The embattled director of the Department of Economic Security said Tuesday that his agency has been telling the governor, lawmakers and everyone else for years that some complaints of child abuse were not being investigated.
The state Supreme Court ruled Tuesday that political candidates can accept much larger sums of money from donors.
Downtown Mesa’s Arizona Museum for Youth is inching closer to becoming the i.d.e.a. Museum. The re-branding, set to launch to the public on Feb. 7, 2014, will transform the much-loved family venue with creative innovations, including — fundraisers hope — a place called The HUB.
Gov. Jan Brewer is willing to give Clarence Carter the benefit of the doubt about his culpability in more than 6,500 complaints of child abuse going uninvestigated — at least for the time being.
Tucked into the Forum at Gilbert Ranch on the northwest corner of Val Vista and Williams Field Road in Gilbert is Isabel’s Amor, a new mom-and-pop restaurant serving homemade Mexican food and craft cocktails.
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.
Making a list and checking it twice, as you manage home, family, friends and business during the holiday season? Do you feel sometimes like you are not giving enough? Do you feel you need more time, energy or money? You are not alone! Think about what you can do that serves family, friends and business.
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.
It may be that Arizonans know more about who is the secretary of state than the treasurer.
Desert Vista coach Shawn O'Connell, right with his hands raised, and Co. celebrate on the final race of the day when it became clear the Thunder would win the first swimming state title in school history.
Supporters of the Independent Redistricting Commission want a federal court to rule that the Arizona Legislature has no right to challenge the voter-approved law.
High school is a time when students are trying to decide what type of person they will become later in life.
In an effort to raise funds for the Philippines, the Desert Vista National Honor Society (NHS) will be hosting a movie night next week for the entire Ahwatukee community.
Credit scores are made up of a complex algorithm that can, at times, seem inexplicable. Often things that seem financially responsible can in fact lower your credit score. Answer the few questions below to test your credit IQ — the answers may surprise you.
Are you a member of the “Sandwich Generation?” This designation — which applies to people caring for their aging parents while supporting their own children — may be applicable to you if you’re either a younger baby boomer, born in the late 1950s or early 1960s, or an older member of “Generation X,” born in the mid-1960s. But any way you slice it, being in the “Sandwich” group is probably going to present you with some challenges, particularly of the financial kind — so you’ll need to make the right moves.
Every so often some researcher whips out his calculator and estimates how much it takes to raise a child today. I suspect that this exercise is some sort of subtle pressure from the government to cut down on overpopulation, because the Department of Agriculture says it costs a libido-crushing $241,080 to raise each of our Special Snowflakes to age 18.
Mikka Goya raises her hands after their performance during the Thanksgiving potluck at Inspire Kids Montessori on Wednesday, Nov. 27, 2013.
My assignment: In 700 words or less, I’m supposed to keep you and your money safe while you’re out buying for the holidays. How about I do it in 17 words and two punctuation points: do not buy gift cards, do not shop online, and do not get talked into extended warranties!
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.
For the fourth consecutive year, the Desert Vista Marching Band has been crowned state champions by winning the Arizona State Marching Band competition.
Ahwatukee residents Nate, Lisa, James, and Jacob Warren participated on Nov. 2 in the PURPLESTRIDE, Silicon Valley 5K/Walk. Their team represented Ahwatukee resident Tina Thiele, who recently passed away of pancreatic cancer. Team Tina placed second in this event and raised $14,486.00. The Warren family would like to thank all of their sponsors who contributed on behalf of Team Tina.
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.
Arizona’s four-year public universities had the nation’s largest in-state tuition and fees increase over the past five years, according to the nonprofit organization that oversees the SAT.
The Rev. Ralph M. Worden died on Nov. 11 in Phoenix. He and his wife were the first residents to move into the Mountain Park Senior Living Community complex in Ahwatukee.