For Valentine’s Day 2016, a grieving mom gains a new look

Brenda Vanderbur sat inside Ragtops Salon in south Tempe, awaiting a pre-Valentine’s Day makeover session with stylist and co-owner Ginger Braaten.

This year, rescue your Valentine’s Day doldrums with a furry housemate

Looking for that new “leash on life?” How about a “fur-ever” friend? Perhaps it's time to reconsider “puppy love.”

Diablo scholarships

Tempe’s Diablos service organization has launched its 2016 scholarship and community-grants initiative, aiming at another record year for contributions and the financial support made...

Tempe South Rotary raffling golf trip to Scotland

Tempe South Rotary Club is hosting a raffle to raise funds for local education and global clean water initiatives.

What kids gain from coaching paves way to success as adults

If you can work smoothly with teammates on a field or a court, you most likely can do the same in the workforce.

New pastor offers pledge to help the most vulnerable

The Rev. Robert Aliunzi is one of West Chandler’s newest residents but he’s already gained thousands of new friends.

On the street: Cities launch homeless count

You’ve seen them standing at the freeway exits or on street corners, holding makeshift signs with scrawled pleas for assistance.

For whatever ails you, a pet in your life could just be what the...

If you don't already own a pet, you might like to reconsider and make it a New Year's resolution.

Music: a renewed labor of love as the year unfolds on a high note

The Music Store on Baseline Road just east of the Loop 101 has shared the gift of music with hundreds of children and adults through the years.

Quadraplegic since a teen, 30 years hasn’t diminished his resolve to be independent

Greg Wickenburg has a dream. No, he doesn’t want to fly to Maui or hurtle through space on a trip to the moon.