Students’ book drive aims to promote literacy in Spanish-speaking countries

By Hayley Gorman One book can change the life of a child. In Latin American countries there aren’t nearly enough children’s books. McClintock High School is helping promote...

Common Core curriculum focuses on more enlightened graduates, skilled workforce

By Diana Whittle With the Common Core curriculum fully implemented into the curriculum of Tempe classrooms, educators are broadening their focus to explain the new learning expectations to students...

For teen chess whiz, the game is more about giving than winning

As summer break comes to a close, many students may be savoring one last getaway trip. Not Prateek Pinisetti, who soon will begin his sophomore year at the charter school he attends in Chandler.

How to bring a new look to Valley communities: recycle historic structures

Story by Diana Whittle If the concept known as adaptive reuse is unfamiliar to you, think of it as a new twist on recycling. It’s...

Protests mount against two South Tempe projects

By Sammie Ann Wicks Impending commercial development of two key adjacent corners in South Tempe has nearby neighbors scrambling to protest and resist the move....

Super Bowl XLIX marks big No. 31 for this diehard fan-atic

For longtime Tempe entrepreneur John Bebbling, Super Bowl XLIX is more than just another high-profile, high-energy sporting spectacular. It’s Chapter 31 in the history book of pilgrimages made by...

John Henry’s: Reputation for quality lives on

A staple on the Tempe culinary landscape, John Henry’s, has recently gone through a major change in the kitchen. With the hiring of a new...

Recalling success at ‘Memory Cafe’

Not so long ago, having a memory disorder or caring for someone who did often meant isolation.

MDN Choir brings Broadway to your doorstep

The talented Marcos de Niza High School Choir is bringing Broadway to your doorstep. Marcos de Niza's annual fundraiser and performance, "A Night on the...

Price Corridor selected for GM’s $21 million tech innovation facility; 1,000 to be hired

General Motors has selected Chandler’s Price Road Corridor as the site of its fourth Information Technology Innovation Center, a facility designed to enable the...
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