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Demonstrating their commitment to giving to others, Primrose School of Ahwatukee recently helped feed hungry families throughout the Phoenix area. The preschoolers donated more than 59,544 food items to St. Vincent de Paul last month.
Protesters will stage at Ahwatukee schools over the next couple days, protesting the proposed expansion of the South Mountain Freeway.
A stretch of eastbound Loop 202 (Red Mountain Freeway) near the Interstate 10 'Mini-Stack' interchange in Phoenix will be closed Saturday morning for pavement repair work, according to the Arizona Department of Transportation. Part of Loop 101 (Price Freeway) in Chandler also will be closed at times for pedestrian bridge work. Drivers are encouraged to plan ahead, allow extra travel time and consider alternate routes while the following Phoenix-area freeway restrictions are in place:
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.”
Although it is still September, Halloween enthusiasts are already gearing up for this year’s festivities. Thankfully there is the second annual Keen Halloween Sept. 28 and 29 at Metro Center Mall in Phoenix.
Fry’s Food Store President Jon C. Flora has died at age 58. A company spokeswoman told ABC15 his death was "unexpected."
A stretch of westbound Interstate 10 between Sky Harbor Airport and the Deck Park Tunnel in Phoenix will be closed Friday night for maintenance work inside the tunnel, according to the Arizona Department of Transportation. Drivers are encouraged to plan ahead, consider alternate routes and allow extra travel time while the following weekend freeway restrictions are in place:
Those recognizable blue signs lining Arizona’s rural highways that advertise services ahead for travelers will now be coming to Arizona’s metropolitan areas. Installation of the logo signs that point drivers to gas, food, lodging and other accommodations is set to begin along Valley freeways in November.
Hundreds of bus drivers went on strike Thursday in several Phoenix suburbs, shutting down service to some 57,000 riders daily in the affected suburbs and on routes to other cities.
A Valley Metro bus station on the corner of Arizona Avenue and Chandler Boulevard in Chandler.
A report issued by the W.P. Carey School of Business at Arizona State University indicates the recent upswing in home prices has come at a steady, sustainable pace, meaning homeowners should not expect another bubble to burst.
In three weeks Ahwatukee Kiwanis was able to pull the community together and provide Christmas gifts to 47 boys in six group foster homes across the Valley in 2012.
Arizona’s economic recovery is flattening out statewide, with job growth outside the Phoenix metro area for this year and next predicted to be anemic.
Arizona's economic recovery is flattening out statewide, with job growth outside the Phoenix metro area for this year and next predicted to be anemic.
Back by popular demand, the Harlem Globetrotters will be in the Valley in the beginning of June for their “Summer Skills Clinic,” where they will coach, motivate and entertain kids ages 6 through 12. Kids of all basketball levels are encouraged to participate.
The city of Phoenix is celebrating Valley Bike Month throughout April with a variety of activities intended to get residents out on their bikes to share in the experience of cycling throughout the city. In partnership with Valley Metro, the city is encouraging seasoned cyclists and those new to biking to give it a try at one of these events:
A five-year bus service contract awarded by Phoenix City Council on March 20 will have a minimal increase to Phoenix’s public transit budget.
The Phoenix Public Transit Department is asking the public for feedback on proposed bus service changes to several Valley Metro bus routes operated by the city of Phoenix. If adopted by the Phoenix City Council, the proposed bus service changes would go into effect July 22.
The Phoenix City Council has given approval for the Phoenix Public Transit Department to buy buses that use compressed natural gas: a big change for Phoenix, which now has the country’s largest liquefied natural gas bus fleet. The new 120 Valley Metro buses will use CNG, which will save the city a net $4 million.
Gov. Jan Brewer announced the appointment of Edward “Pat” Madden to the Arizona Game and Fish Commission. Madden has been appointed for a five-year term, effective Jan. 21.
The largest Massage Envy in the Valley just opened in Ahwatukee Foothills and the owners say they’re confident they can fill its capacity.
Imagine my surprise when I showed up for the Desert Vista girls soccer team’s semifinal game at the Arizona Soccer Showcase and the Thunder’s head coach was nowhere to be found.
Valley Christian High School students have been spending the last few months collecting items to give back to the community.
A lot of people like to make predictions on what is going to happen. Too few of us take responsibility for their successes and, yes, their failures. Here is what I forecast on December 23, 2011 followed by what actually happened and my report card: