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The next time you visit a Maricopa County park, you may find some of the critters you spot on the playground are larger than life. That’s because five 20-year-old play areas have gotten upgrades that include giant structures based on desert animals like rattlesnakes and mountain lions.
I’m often surprised at the frequency in which I hear a Christian bring up Karma. As applied, Karma is the great balancer in the universe to right all wrongs and keep each successive day moving along as it should. It might be a warning to a person that a momentary bad deed will come back to haunt them, or an encouragement to a person wronged that retribution is on its way. Spend a few moments sitting at your local coffee shop and you’ll overhear hints of this in the conversations all around you. Whether we profess faith in Jesus or not, most of us live with a deep need for fairness in our daily lives. It’s what makes our world tick.
Expanding a child’s mind and body are the two tenets Connect5 takes to heart.
A local charter-school organization will open its next charter school emphasizing STEM topics in Mesa’s Eastmark development.
The playground at Mesa's Riverview Park. [Courtesy City of Mesa]
In this techno-centric age, it’s easy to forget about tangible things like paper, pipe cleaners, bits of wire and the endless array of possibilities they present. “Imaginate” at the Arizona Science Center reminds us of the simple joy of puttering and the inherent value it holds for the next generation of innovators, engineers and world-changers.
Be it walking to a restaurant on a poorly lit street, or to a car in a dark parking garage, every woman who has found herself out alone at night has had the dark question flash through her mind -- what if I were attacked?
MONTE CARLO, Monaco — Just before noon on a brilliant Riviera day, two columns of guards line up smartly in front of the Prince's Palace, gold braid glinting on their full dress uniforms, vivid blue helmets rivaling the azure sky.
Four boys have been arrested and booked into a juvenile detention center for brutally beating a kitten to death earlier this month, police said.
Halloween is the last day to catch most fall festivals around the East Valley.
Equipment includes the traditional slides and playground devices and a series of bikes and trikes for kiddos to wheel around in. [Eric Mungenast/Tribune]
Some of the students take a well-earned break during recess. [Eric Mungenast/Tribune]
The City of Mesa received national accreditation recently for its parks, programs and facilities — the 110th in the nation to earn it.
An East Valley education center will open up its new location in Chandler with a celebratory event on Oct. 12.
VICCO, Ky. — Eight months after this tiny Appalachian town took a stand against gay-based discrimination, it's basking in a flurry of attention and even an infusion of much-needed cash. All that hoopla has its openly gay mayor dreaming of reviving a place that had long seemed past its prime.
“What sound does our Sammy Snake make?”
Tom Hanks didn’t know where the cameras were.
BOISE, Idaho — Boise has long been dubbed the "City of Trees," a nickname that always catches newcomers by surprise given the city's high-desert climate and summers with little or no rain.
LAS VEGAS — It turns out that even in Sin City, some sins are hard to overlook.
This 2010 photo provided by Boise Parks & Recreation shows bikers on the Polecat Loop in the Ridge to Rivers trail system in Boise, Idaho. The foothills are also a playground for hikers, runners, mountain bikers and bird-watchers. The city manages a network of more than 130 miles (210 kilometers) of trails and numerous access points, some just minutes from downtown. Even a short, moderate hike along any of the trails provides enough elevation to overlook the city, the valley and the Owyhee Mountains across the valley floor. (AP Photo/Boise Parks & Recreation, Aaron Beck)
This 2010 photo provided by Boise Parks & Recreation shows a mountain biker on the Polecat Loop in the Ridge to Rivers trail system in Boise, Idaho. The foothills are also a playground for hikers, runners, mountain bikers and bird-watchers. The city manages a network of more than 130 miles (210 kilometers) of trails and numerous access points, some just minutes from downtown. Even a short, moderate hike along any of the trails provides enough elevation to overlook the city, the valley and the Owyhee Mountains across the valley floor. (AP Photo/Boise Parks & Recreation, Aaron Beck)
WARSAW, Poland — From memorials of its dramatic history to enchanting parks and Vistula River banks, Warsaw offers a great deal for free to visitors who add Poland's capital to their must-see list.
East Valley’s Pollack Chabad Center to open after 10 years of fundraising
Do the zoo by day, and roast alive. Venture to the park after dark, and you'll save money and get in on numerous special activities rolled out just for Prowl and Play.
Life for kids is harder today than ever before, and I offer up proof: According to a variety of news reports, many elementary schools are eliminating recess.