Friday, September 20, 2013 3:19 pm
Dianne Szonn believes technology should be embraced and used as a daily learning tool in classrooms. Szoon, a fifth-grade teacher at Red Mountain Elementary School in Mesa, designed the school’s website and holds technology education sessions with co-workers, students and even parents. For Szonn, computer technology gives students and teachers an upper hand in learning and teaching.
Wednesday, November 21, 2012 12:45 am
From mental illness and adultery to football obsession and competitive dance, "Silver Linings Playbook" follows a wily and winding path that consistently defies expectations.
Friday, April 20, 2012 6:57 am
What do you know about the Grand Canyon?
Monday, January 30, 2012 12:47 pm
Nearly 100 calls flooded a 911 dispatch center and an orange
glow and smoky haze could be seen from miles away moments after a
Chandler home was destroyed by an explosion late Sunday.
Friday, June 10, 2011 2:15 pm
The four newest members of the Gilbert Town Council will be
sworn in in a special meeting 7 p.m. Tuesday.
Monday, May 23, 2011 11:52 am
A look at the new personnel suggests that the Gilbert Town
Council is poised to move right.
Tuesday, May 17, 2011 10:06 pm
The new blood transfusion for
Gilbert's Town Council apparently culminated on Tuesday, as two
challengers were victorious, a young incumbent survived and three
members with a combined 34 years of experience were voted
Wednesday, December 15, 2010 1:15 pm
Scary as his stage makeup may sometimes look, Alice Cooper’s a
nice guy at heart. The proof’s in the pudding — his 10th annual
Christmas Pudding, a holiday variety show the Valley rocker hosts
to raise money for local at-risk kids. Among this year’s acts are
Cooper and His Original Band, Rob Zombie, Cheech Marin, Don Felder,
Roger Clyne and The Peacemakers, Glen Campbell, Nils Lofgren, “So
You Think You Can Dance” winners Lauren Froderman and Kent Boyd,
and “America’s Got Talent” winner Michael Grimm. Cooper will be
inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in March 2011.
Friday, November 5, 2010 1:00 pm
The AZ Country USA nightclub in west Mesa has gone out of
business, just months after its owner opened it to replace a failed
Hispanic nightclub. The club announced its closure Wednesday on its
Facebook page while thanking patrons for their support. Owner Brain
Weymouth did not return a phone call for comment. The club opened
in July and in September added an Alice Cooperstown bar to it.
Sunday, September 5, 2010 2:00 pm
Sarah Cooper, a visiting fellow at the Arizona Justice Project,
will talk to students Thursday in Deb Siroky's criminology class at
Skyline High School. Her topic will be the conviction, imprisonment
and release of Ray Krone, the innocent Arizona resident who served
more than a decade in prison and two years on death row for a
murder he did not commit.