Tempe councilmembers OK contested Valvoline site in South Tempe

A vacant lot in South Tempe will likely become home to a Valvoline lube shop, in spite of opposition by many of those who live near the site.

Chandler’s nearly $1 billion budget open for public review

Chandler is proposing a 2.8 percent decrease in its annual budget for fiscal 2020-21 from the current year as it moves into the final phase of adoption amid the COVID-19 pandemic.

The effect of COVID-19 on Westchester Senior Living

Following a Maricopa County-wide trend of deaths from COVID-19 in nursing homes and long-term care facilities, a number of residents of Westchester Senior Living...

Chandler farmers market making a comeback

As local businesses begin picking up steam again following the pandemic-induced economic shutdown, one well-loved institution is making a comeback. The Downtown Chandler Farmers Market...

The future of the Chandler market

Even before business owners began to face the full, staggering reality of an economic downturn, Chandler Chamber of Commerce President/CEO Terri Kimble had both...

Tempe Community Foundation providing grants to help vulnerable during pandemic

The wide-ranging economic impact of the COVID-19 crisis has caused untold stress on families, individuals and businesses trying to cope with all the changes.

Tempe Mayor requires some dine-in restaurants to document their re-opening procedures

Tempe businesses that file security plans with the city – including bars that serve food and establishments that provide live entertainment – must document...

Rescheduled Ostrich Festival wings its way into Chandler Oct. 30

At a time when bad news abounds, there's a bright and hopeful spot on the horizon: The iconic Ostrich Festival, postponed in March due to the COVID-19 public health crisis, will be held Oct. 30-Nov. 1 at Tumbleweed Park in Chandler. 

Ducey aims for gradual return from dimmed economy

By Joyce Coronel The number of lives lost to the coronavirus continues to climb, but the staggering economic impact of the disease is also being...

Tempe, Desert Financial join forces to provide microloans for struggling small businesses

To help struggling local businesses during this unprecedented time, the city of Tempe and Desert Financial Credit Union have developed a first of its...