College tuition scandal a ‘heartbreaker’ for Tempe family

Commentary by Joyce Coronel Securing a spot in a top-notch, prestigious university is one of those achievements many young people and their parents dream of...

Help Tempe recycle right . . . even during the holidays

By Jennifer Adams Recycling is important to the City of Tempe. Your City Council recently reaffirmed its commitment to recycling, in spite of changes in global...

Baking treats for your family is a treat for this family, too

By Don Kirkland Even though the holidays mean getting out of bed earlier than usual to mix, knead and bake an extra-abundant supply of goodies, Leslie...

Doc: Ethical stem cell method offers new hope for heart patients

In his research, Dib found that the way to truly cure and rejuvenate a heart after one suffers a heart attack is by replacing the cells that were lost.

Fur flies as opinions shed light on roaming cat issue

Story and photo by Joyce Coronel You’ve seen them scurrying down the street, leaping on walls and darting behind hedges. According to a national pet owners’...

Family of five will surround mom with love on her day, but missing a...

As to whom they’ll all dote over that day, Doreen will still be the matriarch. For the first time, though, she will not have her own mom on Mother’s Day.

Neighbors Close-Up: Pollack, sidekick go back to teens

Marketing/public-relations director and designated broker for real estate superstar Michael Pollack, Patrick Cassidy sits back on the wrought-iron chair at a Tempe Starbucks and launches into a story about a woman who awoke one morning hearing her 2-year-old son screaming in agony.

History, camaraderie, plus fun, highlight NROTC semester-ending ‘Mess Night’ for midshipmen

One particular group of students, however, observed the end of the school year in a comparatively reserved but nonetheless celebratory way.

They’re the real faces of the places we know, and always with a smile

Julian, one of the longtime security officers who greeted us last year when we drove onto the campus until he retired in May—who we came to regard as the “face” of Marcos de Niza

Keeping romance alive when your AC breaks down? No sweat.

“Is there an elbow in that box of parts there, amor?”