First Crush Charity Gala to benefit the Tempe Community Action Agency

A benefit for the Tempe Community Action Agency is being held at the Tempe Center for the Arts October 26, 2012 from 6 p.m....

‘Made in Tempe’ tracks city’s entrepreneurial past, present

Story by Kris Baxter-Ging Most think of Tempe as the home of Arizona State University, Tempe Town Lake and Mill Avenue, but it’s also a base for...

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...

From Arizona to Greenland and back Prospectors’ rewards weighed in more than gold

By M.V. Moorhead There’s all this gold lying around out there; you just have to go pick it up. It’s that easy.” Josh Feldman is...

Crisis readiness: How Tempe schools prepare for the worst

It happened again. When the gunfire ceased in Parkland, Florida, a small community north of Fort Lauderdale, 17 people were dead. Families were shattered. Students...

Veto of McClintock senior’s bill is called ‘disheartening’

Gov. Jan Brewer’s veto of a bill aiming to promote community service among Valley high school students is being called “disheartening” by the bill’s...

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.

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.

Two Kyrene schools, principals earn gold awards for impressive academic gains

Story by Diana Whittle Two elementary schools in the Kyrene district demonstrated an Olympic-like feat and grabbed the gold as a “Beat the Odds” school. Both Kyrene de...

Holiday Excitement

 Janet Drez coordinated the annual Holiday Boutique at Arizona Community Church. Dayspring Preschool and Kindergarten also held its seasonal sale.
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