Community libraries of today not the same as Dad’s

Brenda Brown possesses an intimate, well-grounded understanding of the role libraries play in the lives of 21st century young people.

The Final Word with Kris Cartwright

We’ve all got people we’re thankful for and Thanksgiving is the perfect holiday to show them how we feel about them

Volunteers hailed for playing a vital role in community

As we all know, volunteers are Chandler’s and Tempe’s unsung—and sometimes underappreciated— heroes, without whom many vital human services wouldn’t get done.

Beware of hurricane, flood damage when buying a used car, advises expert

In our last issue, just as retired Tempe property-damage adjuster Mark Moorehead noted the potential for ripple effects from hurricane damage to people living far away, area auto insurance agents also have expressed concerns that the aftermath of flooding in Texas and Florida can sneak into the lives of Valley car buyers in unexpected ways.

Parents, players brave the heat for a ‘joyful’ All-Star finale

The summer temperatures may have crept their way into the Valley a while ago, but it’s finally starting to ‘feel’ like summertime in Tempe as the Tempe South Little League recently kicked off the 2016 District 13 All-Star tournament.

New to Tempe library patrons: Books by bike

Everyone should have access to books. Unfortunately, not everyone does.

Tempe’s water: Your pocketbook, your health, your safety

Water. I take it for granted, don’t you?

Chandler Center features artist’s imagery

Pieces that seem to represent a hodgepodge of everyday and non-everyday images form the building blocks of Mary Bruns.

Trendy Phoenix cafe seen as boost to So. Tempe

Bringing new ‘flavor’ to area's casual-dining scene

Popular Mexican restaurant expands to second location

Two years ago, Eduardo Chavez dreamed of offering the same kind of authentic Mexican food that has been a lifelong mainstay of his cultural heritage.