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.

Agent’s advice to budding authors: you can judge a book by its cover

When Linda Radke was a little girl, her grandmother stressed taking pride in her work and in having a good reputation.

Advice for keeping electricity usage in check during Valley’s summer months

As temperatures continue to climb and Tempe and West Chandler residents gear up for summer fun, there’s one thing most are not looking forward to: a dramatic spike in their electric bill.

If you ever thought your library isn’t relevant anymore — well, think again

September is Library Card Sign-Up Month, and west Chandler's Sunset branch location is issuing a reminder that, if you don’t have a library card, now is the time to get one.

Hookah fans breathe new life into an ancient tradition

A glance at the list of over a dozen hookah flavors offered at Habookah Hookah lounge in Tempe reads like a Hawaiian shaved ice...

In new state role, Tibshraeny aims to strengthen cities’ voice

Chandler Mayor Jay Tibshraeny has a new title to add to his name: President.

Holocaust Remembrance Day speaker at St. Andrew’s

Speaker and author Marty Brounstein will give two keynote addresses on Holocaust Remembrance Day, Saturday, April 22 at St. Andrew the Apostle Catholic Church, 3450 W. Ray Road, Chandler.

Special-needs teens get a boost to independence

The transition from life as a high school student to adulthood is fraught with challenges. For kids with special needs, the path can be even steeper.

Businesses scrambling to meet new wage mandate

In a survey distributed to members of the Tempe Chamber of Commerce, about half of the business owners responding said they're facing difficulties in adjusting operational strategies to meet the requirements of Proposition 206, the wage and time-off measure adopted by Arizona voters last November.

Telling the stories no one else does: It’s what we do

One of my earliest childhood memories floats back to me every now and then.