August 13, 2005 issue

Super Cyclist
To Ralph Heins, Lance Armstrong and the professional bicycle racers at the highest level of the sport are not merely athletes and heroes. They are supermen. You could say the same about Heins.
By Doug Snover


Cancer march no ‘walk in the park’
Kyrene Corridor residents Melissa Hirschl, Laura Ohm and Susan Gable will be joining thousands of other women and men at the Tempe Breast Cancer 3-Day, an October fund-raiser for the Susan G. Komen Breast Cancer Foundation and the National Philanthropic Trust Breast Cancer Fund.
By Karen Wellborn

Discerning Diner...with Elan Head
Bulgur, not vulgar
Tabbouleh is wonderful on its own or with classic Middle Eastern accompaniments: pita bread, hummus, olives, baba ghanoush…the mouthwatering list goes on.

Someburros: Built on family pride
George Vasquez grew up in South Phoenix, always athletic, playing football, basketball and baseball. After games, many of his teammates would come home with him because they knew George’s mother, Isabel, would have something good to eat.

By Doug Snover


‘Open late’ takes on a new meaning
The sign on the door of the All Night Auto repair shop says “Open” when other repair shops have turned off the lights and gone home for the night.

By Doug Snover

Store’s style is ‘Definitely’ special
Make no mistake: Definitely Debra is definitely special.

By Doug Snover

Sports Notebook
Summer training could pay spring dividends

Although the official school year has just begun, Corona varsity track members have been focused on their training through the blistering summer to prepare for the upcoming season.
By Ethan Holly

Kyrene school briefs
Later this month, the Kyrene school district will begin a comprehensive analysis of its communications program.

Input sought from residents, developers on proposed revisions to Chandler’s fee system
Chandler’s annual system development-fee update will be the subject of a public meeting at 6 p.m. Wednesday, Aug.24, at the Hamilton Branch Library, 3700 S. Arizona Ave.

Area teen cast in 1950s classic ‘Grease’
Paul Mori, a 16-year-old junior at Corona del Sol High School, plays Doodie in Desert Stages Children’s Theatre’s production of “Grease,” billed as a fun ‘50s “blast from the past.”


Cub pack to hold Q&A session for parents, kids
Parents interested in enrolling their first- to fifth-grade sons in a Cub Scout pack are being invited to attend a new member information and orientation session at 6:30 p.m. Monday, Aug. 22, in the multi-purpose room of Manitas Elementary School.