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.

Volunteers needed for Ostrich Festival

The Chandler Chamber Ostrich Festival is back and in need of volunteers for its Child ID booth.

Teachers, artists among recipients of Tempe arts grants

Tempe has  awarded 18 arts grants of up to $750 each to teachers, artists and arts organizations that are investing in the community through arts and culture programming.

Lifesaving training coming to schools

Though most school nurses deal with common ailments such as sore throats or the flu, in this era of school violence, emergency preparedness is ratcheting up.

City’s rental subsidy proves a life-saver

For Tempe resident Jennifer Johnson, life often feels like a juggling act—working multiple jobs, going to school, raising four kids and handling whatever else life throws at her.

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.

Heading to Rocky Point for spring break? Here are tips to stay safe

Affordability and proximity have maintained the popularity of Rocky Point and other border cities as a spring break destination, although they still come with...

Brotherly love inspires praise for family food-drink venue

Seann William Scott may not be camping out in the parking lot of the new Watershed family restaurant and bar in south Tempe, but don’t be surprised if he happens to pop in...

City reschedules arts-tax extension meeting for Wednesday, April 25

A public meeting about the ballot measure previously scheduled for March 28 has been rescheduled for Wednesday, April 25, at 6 p.m. at the Tempe History Museum, 809 E. Southern Ave.

Noted watercolorist, wife celebrate 50 years of sharing

Acclaimed Tempe watercolor artist Raleigh Kinney says he couldn’t have made a living through art for the last 34 years without his business partner and wife, Darlene...