Coalition to End Homelessness advocates for poor; volunteers sought for April 6-7 phone bank

By Joyce Coronel Judi Messer can’t look away when she sees a homeless person begging for help. The former cardiac care nurse has devoted the...

Be safe around water: Follow these tips

It happens in a matter of seconds and the consequences are heartrending. Tragically, it doesn’t have to happen at all. According to the Centers...

Tempe looking to train teen lifeguards ages 15 and up for aquatics programs

The City of Tempe is looking for motivated teenagers ages 15 and up who are interested in becoming lifeguards.

Hartke now official; early ballots coming August 1st

Chandler Councilmember and two-time Vice Mayor Kevin Hartke officially declared his intention On April 30 to seek the mayoral post in the next city election Aug. 28.

Chandler tells all you ever wanted to know about fireworks

As holiday festivities begin their sparkle, Chandler Fire, Health and Medical officials are reminding residents of laws governing the use and sale of fireworks.

Tempe’s automated water meters allow as-you-go daily monitoring

Water meters throughout Tempe are being swapped out or upgraded with new, automated technology that can track water use in real time.

Promoting tranquility in a break-neck world

Andrea White, left, and Diane McCloskey were the mainstays of a community campaign to install a meditation garden at Harelson Park in south Tempe’s...

Taking a ride on the wings of history

When I first learned that I’d been invited to take a flight in the renowned “flying fortress” of World War II, a B-17 bomber...


Corona del Sol cheerleaders extended their history of giving back to the community by collecting hundreds of boxes of cereal designated for local charities. The group included those...

It’s official: Canadian TV picks Tempe’s best pizza

Pizza is a personal thing, subject to each individual’s tastes, familiarities and habits. But insofar as it’s possible to officially declare who makes the...