On Aug. 10, I had the honor of leading more than 50 Pi Kappa Phi cyclists into the U.S. Capitol. The Journey of Hope this summer was the best experience of my life. Throughout the two and a half months, 13 states, and 4,000 miles, I learned a lot about myself and saw both the joy and the struggles of people living with disabilities.
The Phoenix affiliate of Susan G. Komen for the Cure has hired Phoenix resident Lee San Miguel as its community health and mission programs director. In this position, Lee will oversee the Komen Phoenix affiliate’s current and future mission programs, including grant making, community outreach, education programs, community partnerships and public policy initiatives.
When former Scottsdale resident Mark Macias used the New York City subway’s 42nd Street Shuttle this past winter, he was transported not only between Grand Central Station and Times Square but back to his hometown.
Nobody plays deadpan strait man better than Jason Bateman. Nobody plays belly laugh shocking better than Melissa McCarthy. Based on this promising mismatched duo, “Identity Thief” looked like it might be the first sidesplitting comedy of the New Year.
With the election now over, candidates and residents with plastic or cardboard election signs are encouraged to recycle them at the following transfer station locations: 27th Avenue Transfer Station, 3060 S. 27th Ave.; North Gateway Transfer Station, 30205 N. Black Canyon Highway; and ReCommunity, 1919 E. University Drive.
In some local NFL news, former Desert Vista quarterback Gerrell Robison was signed to the Cardinals practice squad last week after being cut by Denver at the end of camp. Robinson, who transferred to Hamilton after his sophomore year, had a good senior year at Arizona State as a wide receiver but went undrafted.
AURORA, Colo. (AP) — A former medical student in a gas mask barged into a crowded Denver-area theater during a midnight showing of the Batman movie on Friday, hurled a gas canister and then opened fire, killing 12 people and injuring at least 50 others in one of the deadliest mass shootings in recent U.S. history.
Linus van Pelt knew the subtle comfort and break from reality his security blanket provided him. The national organization named for the character is certain Linus — consistently portrayed in the popular Peanuts comic strips and cartoons carting around his wavy blue companion — was on to something.
The Thunder look to return to their winning ways behind a talented junior class and a group of committed seniors in 2014.Produced by David JolkovskiNarration by Jason P. SkodaInterviews (in order of appearance):Cade van RaaphorstTJ RobertsAlex FarinaDrew McIntyreCoach Dan HindsAdrian PerezAndrew MacnairSaxon McDonald