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Tempe Streetcar to roll out May 20 with no fare charge to passengers during opening year

The long-awaited, nearly $200 million, 3-mile-long Tempe Streetcar system, intended to create a more-connected downtown, debuts May 20, and riders get a free ride during its opening year. .

Evacuation lifted in West Chandler near building where lithium-ion battery fire has smoldered

Precaution taken due to potentially hazardous smoke from smoldering lithium ion batteries in storage building.

Guadalupe Road over I-10 to close periodically next 2 weekends as bridge-widening work begins

Sun Circle Trail Crossing also to be improved for pedestrians, bicyclists and equestrians as part of the Interstate 10/Broadway Curve Improvement Project.

TRAVEL ALERT: Heavy traffic, delays likely as I-10 closes both directions near airport April 22-25

Salt River Project crews are relocating the large overhead power line that currently stands in the way of widening of I-10.

Diablos host annual Ignite the Night fundraiser April 23 under the stars at Rawhide event center

After a two-year COVID-19 hiatus, the Tempe Diablos annual Ignite the Night fundraiser returns Saturday, April 23 at Rawhide in Chandler.

Tempe couple surprised to be chosen to perform in the return of the Mesa Temple Easter Pageant

The Mesa Temple Easter Pageant runs April 9 and April 12-16 at 8 p.m. on the north lawn of the temple, 101 S. LeSueur in downtown Mesa.

Police detective shares tips to combat recent ‘crimes of opportunity’ at area businesses

Tempe Police Detective Ryan Cook says crimes of opportunity against small businesses often are preventable by securing the outside of the building.
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