For kids, opening the book on summer reading

By Joyce Coronel As temperatures continue to climb and the final day of the school year rapidly approaches, the daunting question looms: What to do...

A less-confusing journey through the minefields of young adulthood

The author of Stiff, a history of the scientific life of cadavers, is at it again. The title of Mary Roach's latest book is...

Bright launch for holidays

Chandler will officially kick of the holiday season Dec. 5 with its annual Parade of Lights and Tumbleweed Tree Lighting ceremony.

Kyrene report card, A and B grades rate schools’ effectiveness.

By Diana Whittle Earning straight “A” ratings is a feat any time it happens, but to start the school year on the honor roll is an unusually impressive accomplishment. The...

Tempe ends photo-enforcement pact; cameras will go off at midnight July 19

Tempe’s photo-enforcement contract with Redflex Traffic Systems is now history. At its July 7 meeting, the City Council voted 4 to 3 to reject a...

John Henry’s: Reputation for quality lives on

A staple on the Tempe culinary landscape, John Henry’s, has recently gone through a major change in the kitchen. With the hiring of a new...

Tempe-Chandler route advances as light-rail use marks upswing

The future looks promising for Chandler and south Tempe residents who feel out-of-the-loop when it comes to public-transportation opportunities. With light rail ridership up 40...

Rehab center uses hands-on approach to treat Corona, other area athletes

At first glance, the rehab regimen at AZ Sports Center seems to replicate those of other therapeutic facilities around the Valley. A closer look...

No-kill animal shelter opens in So. Tempe

Lost Our Home Pet Foundation, the Valley’s only no-kill animal shelter dedicated to the rescue of dogs and cats found in abandoned and foreclosed homes, will hold...

Library gears up to help applicants grasp workings of new health plan

Affordable Care Act health insurance enrollment is now under way, and staff at the Tempe Public Library is hoping to make the process easier. “This is a completely new...
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