A joyful visit at a joyous time of the year

Tempe resident Erika Jacobs and Corona del Sol graduate Jason Soronson don’t know each other but share an uncommon insight.

Boy’s autism takes positive new direction as Mt. Pointe sports announcer

With stadium lights blazing and the high school band playing, the Mountain Pointe football team—the Pride--ran onto the field.

Final Census push allows residents to take survey over the phone

If you live in West Chandler and have been missed in Chandler’s 2015 Special Census, it’s not too late to be counted.

Being in need at holidays holds personal meaning for one of church’s longest-tenured staff...

It was the late 1990s, and for 14 long months Karen Goetz spent sleepless nights aplenty.

New ‘Row’ project promises a more vibrant downtown

Chandler’s burgeoning downtown is about to get another eye-popping addition to its environs: a project its planners envision as becoming “the heart and soul” of a mixed-use development already approved for the area.

New head of school lays out his plan to help students gain an entrepreneurial...

Summit School of Ahwatukee will have a new leader for the 2015-2016 school year, and he’s fired up about challenging students to learn in innovative ways.

Tempe Library solar panels: Today’s hope for tomorrow’s power needs

Here in the sunny Southwest, the rays of the sun are plentiful. Beyond bringing winter visitors, they’re also helping power the future.

Insurance exec takes yet another path in her search for ‘something different’

Daughter, wife, mother. Engineer, entrepreneur, artist. Mary Contreras, owner of Tempe-based Contreras State Farm Agency, grew up on a South Dakota ranch, attended college, graduated with degrees in engineering and commercial art.

Onetime ASU English prof a 3-time prizewinner

Some journeys are a single step. Others take thousands. Marcia Fine, author of “The Blind Eye: A Sephardic Journey” and winner of the Adult Category of 2015 OneBookAZ, began her own journey in Miami, Florida.

The joys, tribulations and challenges of the big move from high school to college

The transition from high school to college can be daunting, but for two recent Corona del Sol High School graduates, it’s been joy-filled.
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