No water? No problem. These hardy denizens stand tall anyway

Thinking of Arizona, what’s the first image that pops into your head? The Saguaro cactus, of course.

Childsplay move part of plan to grow, diversify audiences

A member of Tempe’s performing-arts family has decided to leave the comforts of home.

Time to brighten our desert holidays

Embrace the holidays desert-style with these upcoming Tempe events.

Pesky tumbleweed now Chandler’s holiday centerpiece

In the movies, the tumbleweed is an icon of the American West.

Tempe continues push to raise disability awareness

Disability-law compliance is not just Michelle Stokes’ job—it’s her passion, and she wants to make sure that Tempe can justifiably be seen as inclusive and accessible to all people.

Tempe rolls out its own 911 ambulance service

City will continue to expand fleet in next five years

A brief history of the difference between news and advertising. And why we don’t...

Going back once again to my days as a young reporter in L.A., I remember the barbed wire fence and machine-gun turrets that separated the advertising salespeople from those of us who comprised the news reporting staff.

With roots in their communities, newspapers still deliver

Once every month or so our mailbox holds a copy of the latest Editor & Publisher magazine, the U.S. newspaper industry’s bible that dates back to 1901 and, in my case, to the 1950s when I was a reporter for a couple of L.A.’s big dailies. I’ve skimmed the magazine’s pages for all those years but, admittedly, sometimes overlook it entirely.

Saturn set to orbit starting Oct. 23

In 2015, the Tempe City Council approved an additional Orbit neighborhood circulator route – Saturn, which begins operating Oct. 23.

Tempe wants you; City boards, commissions list openings for volunteer positions

Tempe residents who are passionate about their city or want to find a community-focused outlet for their professional expertise are being invited to consider volunteer service on a city of Tempe board or commission. 
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