Desert Breeze Park non-traditional setting for Chabad of the East Valley traditional Jewish ceremony

With concern over attending a traditional service, Chabad of the East Valley will host a creative way of bringing the spirit of the Jewish High Holidays to the open space of Desert Breeze Park.

Drivers: Beware of weekend freeway restrictions in area beginning tonight

Tempe and west Chandler drivers traversing the Valley or heading out of town for the weekend may want to avoid the following areas that...

It was their day, and at this senior center they made the most of...

Residents celebrate Grandparents Day at Desert Marigold Senior Living

Tempe Police Chief Sylvia Moir agrees to resign, will leave position Oct. 25

Sylvia Moir wrote to her staff that she agreed to resign as Tempe police chief because she has the clear impression that city leaders want to take leadership in a new direction.

Postino to celebrate long-awaited south Tempe opening on Sept. 16

It was big news in south Tempe in January when Tempe Public Market closed abruptly. Disappointment throughout the neighborhood soon wanted with news that Postino Wine Cafe would be taking over the space at the northwestern corner of Rural and Warner roads. Postino is to open Sept. 16.

Emergency housing for city’s vulnerable earns U.S. honor

On any given night in Tempe, more than 200 people lack shelter. This statistic prompted the Tempe Public Housing Authority and CARE 7, the...

Yea or neigh? Controversy over bridle path after neighbor builds block wall

An almost seven-foot block wall built by a resident of Shady Lane Estates now impinges on a longstanding equestrian trail in South Tempe.

Assisted-living plans seemingly dashed; neighbors still on edge

“We are against commercial business getting rich at the expense of our neighborhood,” the signs declare in black all-capital letters.

‘Brother, can you spare a dime?’ Merchants squeezing pennies as coins dry up

Calling all piggy banks, pickle jars, plastic baggies and purse bottoms: The federal government needs your accumulated pennies, nickels, dimes and quarters.

Oldies better than ever as pandemic TV watching gains new popularity

Last week somebody sent me an email with the subject line “COVID goes to the movies.” Inside were photos of movie theater marquees. One...