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Libraries in Mesa will host workshops to provide information on the Affordable Care Act, Healthcare Marketplace and Healthcare.gov.
The Tempe Chamber of Commerce will host the 17th Annual Breakfast for Chamber Champions on Feb. 28 at the Embassy Suites Tempe from 7:30 to 9 a.m.
The Mill Avenue District is reopening its free Angels Spring Training Trolley and opening two new trolleys to Cubs Park.
Leading Edge Academy East Mesa, a charter school for K-12 students, was chosen to receive a grant for new physical education equipment.
Bryan University is opening a new education and broadcast center in Tempe on the corner of Mill Avenue and Washington Street. The university will celebrate the opening of the center with a ribbon-cutting ceremony on Feb. 20 from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m.
Last Call! Little League Baseball and Softball leagues throughout the Mesa, Chandler, Gilbert, and Apache Junction area are holding signups the next two Saturdays. To sign up, visit www.azd7.com to find information on your local league. Volunteers are also needed at every level of play. Don’t be left out — get in the game!
Celebrate the famous children’s author, or your own little birthday boy or girl, with an afternoon of crafts, games, snacks, activities, birthday cake and a photo op with The Cat in the Hat prior to the 4 p.m. showing of Childsplay’s production of “The Cat in the Hat,” which plays through March 16.
The Everest College Phoenix-Mesa campus recognized an educator for his efforts with a lifetime achievement award for his work in Hispanic, and multicultural education.
Desert Schools Federal Credit Union is in the midst of a celebration of its 75th year and has launched a contest where people can pick one of six charities to receive $30,000. Desert Schools, which has branches in Chandler, Mesa, Tempe and Ahwatukee, has started its Shine On campaign that has six charities in the running to win a $30,000 grand prize. The six groups — Assistance League of Phoenix, Kitchen on the Street, Anti-Defamation League, MentorKids USA, Free Arts for Abused Children of Arizona and HALO Animal Rescue — have already received $7,500 a piece for making it to this point.
A Southern Arizona lawmaker wants taxpayers from his area — and around the entire state — to help Glendale pay its costs of hosting next year's Super Bowl. And Gov. Jan Brewer, a Glendale resident, said she's willing to consider it, though she's not yet sold on the idea.
Teens 14-18 are invited to Mesa’s Arizona Event Center, where they can dance to the tunes of ShadeZ and DJ Infinity while being sprayed with a rainbow’s worth of EPA-certified non-toxic paint.
Drivers traveling in Chandler this weekend will face temporary road closures on the Eastbound Loop 202 ramp to northbound Loop 101.
This community event showcases the traditions of various cultures through music, dance, art, a children’s area and more.
Veteran film and television actor Michael Dante will sign copies of his new book, discuss his canon of more than 100 film and television roles, and help preserve the Old West as this year’s headliner for Superstition Mountain Days.
A recruiter at Arizona State University was arrested in Tempe over the weekend for one count of possession of narcotic drug and one count of possession of drug paraphernalia, according to a Tempe police report.
Planning agencies to look into feasibility of Loop 202 interchange
Three libraries in Mesa will host information sessions to provide residents information about the Affordable Care Act.
They didn’t take the same routes toward their respective success, but Mesa, Chandler and Gilbert will all end 2013 with a strong year in their economic development which brings hope for a fortuitous 2014.
From education to economic development, the Town of Gilbert ended 2013 with solid economic prospects, a sterling reputation for safety and a couple of issues that irked several of its residence. But the year might be best known for how it contributed to the foundation of what the town can be in the near future.
The last 12 months in Tempe were filled with new projects that will benefit the region’s economy coming in, a successful season from the Arizona State University football team, the reimagining of ASU mascot Sparky, and even the completion of a triathlon by Rep. Kyrsten Sinema, making her the first member of Congress to do so in office. And all of that just scratches the surface of a busy year in the city.
The East Valley Tribune and the Ahwatukee Foothills News wrapped up their inaugural toy drive this week with a donation of approximately 650 toys and other items to Cardon Children’s Medical Center.
Spend a day at Bass Pro Shops in Mesa where Mom, Dad and the munchkins can work on crafts, play in the laser arcade, race slot cars, write letters to and get pictures with Santa, goof off with remote control trucks, ride a wildlife carousel, and have a snow fight (Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays) without ever leaving the store.
Christmas arrived on Dec. 2 for the Mesa Martin Luther King Jr. committee, as the Mesa City Council voted unanimously to rename 3rd Place — located off Center Street south of University Drive — to Martin Luther King Jr. Way in the downtown corridor.
The Maricopa County Sheriff's Office will hold a series of community meetings on Dec. 21 in connection with a court case in which the agency was found to have systematically racially profiled Latinos during its patrols.
Browse original work from more than 60 artists or enjoy the live music, gallery openings, food booths and kids games that pepper Downtown Mesa during its monthly 2nd Friday block party.