Young Marines march to patriot, family values

Lance Corporal Caleb Halliwill and Staff Sargeant Joscha Ely, arrayed in crisp uniforms and bedecked with service ribbons, stood at attention.

SRP OKs clean-power agreement

A structure originally conceived by Tempe-based First Solar Inc. in east Mesa and now owned by Apple will give Salt River Project customers in Tempe and West Chandler a new way reducing the carbon footprint attributed to electric power, thanks to an agreement approved by SRP’s board of directors.

Popular Tempe bakery offers francophiles camaraderie plus a tasty ‘French Connection’

For more than 10 years, a few people who have one thing in common have been meeting at the closest thing to a Parisian sidewalk café that Tempe has to offer—P. Croissant.

Tempe St. Luke’s Hospital reopens a 27-bed surgical floor

Tempe St. Luke’s Hospital is celebrating the reopening of its newly remodeled medical/surgical floor, a $412,000 renovation that includes 27 beds on an all-private-room floor.

Plan now for February Taste of Kyrene event

A food and fun extravaganza will tempt residents of West Chandler and South Tempe Feb. 26 when the Kyrene Foundation holds its sixth annual Taste of Kyrene benefit at the Foothills Golf Club.

Corona del Sol High School class of ’95 reunion Oct. 17

Corona del Sol High School’s class of 1995 is trying to get the word out about its 20-years reunion scheduled for Oct. 17 at 6 p.m. at the Boondocks in Scottsdale.

Dental offices again buying back post-Halloween candy for Operation Shoebox

Staff at the dental offices of Tempe Smile Design will be doing their annual candy buyback program to benefit Operation Shoebox, a charitable program that embraces a practical mission of providing hands-on support for U.S. troops deployed overseas and returning home.

MCC among colleges laying out a welcome mat for newly displaced ITT students

Mesa Community College has joined its 10 sister campuses Valley-wide in responding to the recent closure of three ITT Technical Institute locations, offering help to the now displaced ITT students as they transition into a new educational environment.

Youth Town Hall offers teens opportunity to voice concerns to Chandler

 West Chandler teens can take the day off from school but not from learning when they attend the Teen Town Hall Thursday, Feb. 23.

Chandler chief to help 400 AZ police agencies meet 21st Century challenges

After 30 years in law enforcement—the past two as chief of the Chandler Police Department—Sean Duggan is taking on one of the potentially most influential roles of his career: chairman of Arizona’s quietly essential Criminal Justice Commission.