As teachers rally for higher pay, Arizona’s tax code exempts $13.5B from collection

Several thousand Arizona teachers descended on the state Capitol March 28 as part of the national “Red for Ed” movement, demanding state legislators and Gov. Doug Ducey provide funding to increase pay for educators by 20 percent.

Kyrene mansion plan may face opposition from area neighbors

Plans to turn the multi-million-dollar Kyrene mansion into a high-end conference and special-events venue may face an uphill battle once residents of three nearby...

Tempe mother, lawyer aims for city council seat

Growing up in Tempe, Sarah Kader learned early in life about giving back to the community.

City’s spring election will rely entirely on ballot-by-mail

Three open Tempe City Council seats and three ballot propositions will be decided by voters this coming spring. Voter registration is taking place now.

School parking lots pose danger for teen drivers

As local teens return to high schools for a fresh start this fall, many are driving to campus for the first time. I recall when...

Chandler tells all you ever wanted to know about fireworks

As holiday festivities begin their sparkle, Chandler Fire, Health and Medical officials are reminding residents of laws governing the use and sale of fireworks.

Tempe looking to train teen lifeguards ages 15 and up for aquatics programs

The City of Tempe is looking for motivated teenagers ages 15 and up who are interested in becoming lifeguards.

Headed to Rocky Point for fun, sun?

You'd have to be blind and deaf not to have read or heard the safety warnings about crossing the U.S. border into Mexico. This...

$1.4 billion SRP project reclaims a Tempe ‘Legend’

The face of the East Valley is about to change again, thanks to a new development called “The Grand at Papago Park Center,” which officials of the local utility provider the Salt River Project have announced.
Pollack Assistance League

Pollack’s generosity to shine once again

When one of the area’s oldest and most respected philanthropies decided to launch plans for this year’s spring fundraiser, it wanted to ensure not only a sure-to-delight theme but a couple of the Valley’s best-known personalities to add a bit of extra star-power to the event.
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