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A local organization will host a wine tasting event this November in order to fund spay and neutering surgeries at the Maricopa County Animal Care and Control.
Rejecting a last minute plea for a reprieve, a Maricopa County Superior Court judge ordered state officials to immediately start coughing up more than $300 million for public schools.
Five hundred years ago there was a group of Christians living in Europe known as the Anabaptists. These are not to be confused with today’s Baptists, though the groups do share points of common history. The name Anabaptist was not so much a description as it was a condemnation.
Someone visiting a home when police show up with a search warrant can have their own purses and personal property examined, the Arizona Supreme Court ruled Wednesday.
Republican gubernatorial hopefuls all promised Tuesday night to help the state's economic recovery but were divided on the question of how best to do that.
If you turn on the television, or open your mailbox, this year’s election is being dominated by a slew of topics with immigration, gun rights and personal attacks being the most common. Each of these issues obscures what should be the most important priority in this election: the future of education in our state.
Knocking an item off her bucket list is exciting enough, but the chance to do it with her husband while helping a good cause was the trifecta for Ahwatukee Foothills resident Suzanne Nissen.
Tucson and the state's 18 other charter cities can have their local elections pretty much when they want, no matter what state legislators say, the Arizona Court of Appeals ruled.
This spring, as tragic reports surfaced of veterans dying while waiting for care at the Phoenix VA, I hosted a town hall forum at Burton Barr Central Library where the families of four veterans who passed away stood before a packed room to tell their stories.
Fresh Start Women’s Foundation was recently awarded a four-star rating by Charity Navigator. The rating signifies good governance, sound fiscal management and commitment to accountability and transparency. Fresh Start Women’s Foundation is one of 29 Arizona non-profit organizations with the highest rating assigned by Charity Navigator.
For anyone interested in encouraging more play in the life of their child, the Cultural Wellness and Family Enrichment Center will be hosting a viewing of the film “Where Do the Children Play?” on Wednesday, Aug. 20, at Pomegranate Café in Ahwatukee Foothills.
A controversial spotlight shines upon Phoenix, once again, as a tearful mugshot of Valley resident Shanesha Taylor circulates around the world.
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).
Gov. Jan Brewer is going to use money she's raised from donors inside and outside of Arizona to help elect Scott Smith as her successor.
Buddy the dog hasn’t had many lucky breaks his life, but he hit his luckiest break yet when he met Ahwatukee Foothills resident Megan Hansen.
Hannah Jane Rock, 79, passed away peacefully on Aug. 3 in Kansas City, Mo., with her sister, Doris Brown, by her side. She is the mother of Charles Rock of Ahwatukee.
While Pinal County “Sheriff Underpants” Paul Babeu has been out on the campaign trail touting gubernatorial candidate and “forensic accountant” Christine Jones, Pinal County Jail employees have been sweating bullets worrying about whether or not they’re going to have a job. All that thanks to the long running dispute between their boss and the federal government over the cost to house federal prisoners in the county jail and any number of other Babeu made up reasons to bad mouth the feds.
Last year San Tan Ford gave the Ahwatukee Foothills Chamber of Commerce its largest-ever single donation of $30,000 and this August, the auto dealership is set to do it again.
Waiting until after some ballots already have been cast, Gov. Jan Brewer Thursday finally formally backed former Mesa Mayor Scott Smith as her successor.
Big discounts helped U.S. auto sales sizzle in July.
With a state election looming — so very important — I pause in the last few moments of calm to ponder the state of the human process.
Master Gardener Linda Rominger noticed keyhole gardens at a website online. She ordered a video about how to build and use keyhole gardens. They are 6-foot circles, with a keyhole-shaped indentation on one side that allows gardeners to place composting materials in the center wire basket. Keyhole gardens are higher than most raised garden beds, making it easy on a gardener’s back and accessible for people in wheelchairs. They also conserve water.
Chandler residents will soon see an increase in their property taxes.
Every time I hear Arizona State Treasurer and gubernatorial candidate Doug Ducey boast of his business background I start having flashbacks of wealthy businessman and ex-governor Fife Symington. Symington who had the cash to buy the election and failed to understand that while government can learn from business, it’s not a private sector enterprise.
Phoenix Mayor Greg Stanton has joined forces with 200 other mayors across the country in a national fight to stop bullying.