Kyrene Family Resource Center summer hours

Families in the Kyrene school district in need of assistance are invited to drop by the Kyrene Family Resource Center on Thursdays over the summer break.

Music store ukulele classes begin June 28

Break out the Hawaiian shirts and leis: kids ages 6-16 will be strumming their way through group ukulele classes at The Music Store beginning June 28 and running through July 26.

Ex-con thrives as entrepreneur: ‘Never Give Up’

Lucky Barker, owner of Lockdown Clothing in Tempe, has lived by one simple creed throughout his life: never give up.

Revisiting a journalistic tragedy: Don Bolles assasination, 40 years later

As far back as I can remember, I loved reading the newspaper.

Turf War: Resident/HOA battle sprouts over use of synthetic grass

Bob Wolfe stood in front of his neighbor’s home admiring the yard’s lush green carpet, wishing he could coax the spotty Bermuda on his own property to flourish with the same manicured splendor of a tournament-quality golf fairway.

Popular Mexican restaurant expands to second location

Two years ago, Eduardo Chavez dreamed of offering the same kind of authentic Mexican food that has been a lifelong mainstay of his cultural heritage.

Tempe sets public session to discuss proposed fire station

Tempe’s Fire Medical Rescue Chief Greg Ruiz will lead a community discussion about a new Fire Medical Rescue station on Tuesday, May 24, from 6 to 7:30 p.m. at Arizona Community Church, 9325 S. Rural Road.

Advice for keeping electricity usage in check during Valley’s summer months

As temperatures continue to climb and Tempe and West Chandler residents gear up for summer fun, there’s one thing most are not looking forward to: a dramatic spike in their electric bill.

No cause for alarm here, but Zika worries could grow

On the heels of the first Zika virus-related death in the U.S., growing concern about the Summer Olympic Games to be held in Rio de Janeiro this August and a newly announced $1.1 billion commitment to combat the disease, a Tempe physician offered his thoughts on how the virus is transmitted and what the risks could be for local residents.

National concept’s move to Tempe sparks new interest in music

With all the understandable emphasis on Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics, or STEM, learning, there’s an important facet of education that some worry might be getting overlooked: music.