When Bill Keller landed a store manager’s job with Dillard’s department store in the Valley 34 years ago, his wife, Dianne, said she wasn’t excited about moving to Arizona, much less Mesa — from Minneapolis.
The Chicago Cubs kick-off the 2013 Spring Training season this month at Mesa's Hohokam Stadium. This year a total of 18 home games with one night game will close out their 37 years playing at Hohokam. The Cubs will be moving to their new home at Riverview Park in time for their 2014 Spring Training season.
Every year for the last 20 years, Jack Heidemann has kept up a
tradition of doing something his mind and body tells him he still
can do, even if he knows it’s not quite on the same level as it
used to be.
Mesa has approved key agreements that let the city and the
Chicago Cubs design and build a new $99 million training complex,
despite a last-minute protest the arrangements are a bad deal for