Real estate prices show surprising momentum

Tempe and West Chandler were among the metropolitan areas hardest hit during the recession, during which homeowners lost as much as 50 percent of their home values.

A shocking tale, revisited

This month Glendale Mayor Jerry Weiers allowed himself to be “tased” by a Coyotes fan as a charity stunt to benefit the 100 Club of Arizona.

Agent’s advice to budding authors: you can judge a book by its cover

When Linda Radke was a little girl, her grandmother stressed taking pride in her work and in having a good reputation.

Businesses scrambling to meet new wage mandate

In a survey distributed to members of the Tempe Chamber of Commerce, about half of the business owners responding said they're facing difficulties in adjusting operational strategies to meet the requirements of Proposition 206, the wage and time-off measure adopted by Arizona voters last November.

Chandler joins county-wide effort to prevent heat-related deaths

As summertime temperatures continue to sizzle, most Tempe and West Chandler residents endeavor to remain within the confines of air-conditioned comfort. But not everyone is so fortunate.

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.

For area veterinarian, Pet Cancer Month generates an advisory — and memories

It came as no surprise to Dr. Evan Ware that Pet Cancer Awareness Month had rolled around once again on Nov. 1.

Plan now for February Taste of Kyrene event

A food and fun extravaganza will tempt residents of West Chandler and South Tempe Feb. 26 when the Kyrene Foundation holds its sixth annual Taste of Kyrene benefit at the Foothills Golf Club.

If you ever thought your library isn’t relevant anymore — well, think again

September is Library Card Sign-Up Month, and west Chandler's Sunset branch location is issuing a reminder that, if you don’t have a library card, now is the time to get one.

Turkeys, pumpkins, eggnog—for which, yes, we’re eternally thankful

Editor’s note: Our longtime Discerning Diner returns via the following reprint from a column written for us many Thanksgivings ago—for which, of course, we offer...