By Deborah Hilcove Years ago, they marked seamen, gang members and drug users. Today, however, they’ve lost their ominous reputation. Musicians, actors and athletes have popularized them to the extent that about 25 percent of the American public—including politicians, students and housewives—flaunt tattoos. But with that ink often comes regret. The U.S. Food and Drug […]
By Alex Zener Corona’s boys and girls track and field teams took first place at the Basha Relays, with the boys compiling 75 points and defeating Highland, which was second, with 69 points. The girls team also won, with 41 to Highland’s 34 points. Sam Shoultz led the way with a tie for first place […]
Corona Baseball — With one game left in the regular season, the Aztecs are sitting in 11th place in the Division I baseball standings with a 20-6 overall record after defeating Mountain Pointe, 1-0, April 23, at Diablo Stadium. On April 29, Corona honored seniors on their home field while playing host to Desert Ridge. […]
By Sally Mesarosh When Austin Hornbaker first walked into the guidance department at Corona del Sol High School, counselor Angela Carter knew she was dealing with an extraordinary 14-year-old. “He brought me an Excel spreadsheet that plotted his academic path through high school,” Carter said. “Intent on graduating in three years, while also earning an […]
San Diego attraction brings its popular denizens of the deep to Kyrene de las Brisas Elementary School for a day of discovery and fun.
Excelling in their high school classes evidently set a pair of young Tempe women on a path toward lifelong achievement. The James Madison Foundation has awarded one of its coveted fellowships to Corona del Sol teacher Lisa Adams, a 1972 graduate of McClintock High School, for her dedication to civic education. Adams is the only […]
Can you find your face in the crowd? Wrangler News photographer Billy Hardiman was there early to record the event’s most thrilling, and in some cases most memorable, moments.
By Deborah Hilcove Each of us has one. Some of us may have several. Perhaps they’re living or maybe they’re gone. Some are birth, foster, adoptive. Many serve in the military; others are away on business. Some wait in prison or in mental hospitals; others walk the streets or sleep on park benches. Some enjoy […]
It was February 2014, and longtime Tempe insurance agent Mary Contreras had embarked on what she remembers as the trip of a lifetime. Joined by 11 other Valley businesswomen, Contreras had been transported into a world of ancient ritual, unqualified friendship and almost indescribable beauty. It was an experience that unfolded the moment the group’s […]