New city director aims to strengthen neighborhoods

Residents of Chandler neighborhoods, including those in West Chandler, now have an experienced advocate on their side who is dedicated to helping them build a stronger community.

Attorney draws throng to Chandler’s HOA Summit

Summit conferences typically draw international leaders to discuss serious policy matters, but Tumbleweed Recreation Center in Chandler was the scene of a similarly weighty confab that examined critical issues of a different sort, but on an admittedly smaller scale.

McClintock bike lane study heads toward June wrap-up

Studies examining last year’s reconfiguration of McClintock Drive, a project that was launched to enhance bicyclist convenience and safety, are headed toward a June completion date, according to a new projection by Tempe officials.

Ceremony honors Japanese-Americans once interned near West Chandler Park

Today this West Chandler neighborhood boasts an aquatic center and park, but in the early 1940s, a scant distance from Nozomi Park, a dark chapter was written-one that only recently has been brought into the light for examination, and, it is to be hoped, a lesson in humanity and justice.

Tempe streetcar design on track for line’s completion by 2020

Tempe’s multimillion-dollar downtown/ASU/Apache Boulevard streetcar is now officially planning to board its inaugural passengers in 2020.

Gallery at Tempe arts venue launches American West exhibition

The Gallery at Tempe Center for the Arts will hold an opening of its newest exhibition, Western POP: Facts and Fiction of the American West, beginning Friday, Jan. 13.

Celebration will honor Chandler Council pair

A reception honoring outgoing Vice Mayor Jack Sellers and West Chandler Councilmember Rick Heumann for their eight years of service will be held at 6 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 12, at the city’s Vision Gallery.

Tempe encouraging city businesses to support gender equal-pay initiative

Tempe’s initiative to develop a pilot program ensuring pay equity based on gender is being launched with a search for businesses wanting to be part of the campaign to certify champions of equal pay.

Major HR firm locating in Tempe, will hire 1,500 by next spring

The city’s wide ranging diversity and its abundance of talent were factors in an investment of nearly $34 million in developing a new Tempe location for ADP, a global provider of payroll and other human-resources services.

Exhibit on track for trip back to Tempe’s railroading heyday

The evolution of trains – not to mention the basis of Tempe’s current transit system—wheeled its way into the Tempe Historical Museum during the recent opening of the Trains in Tempe exhibit.