Chandler to boost Police Department with 27 more officers in ’21-’22 budget

Chandler Police Chief Sean Duggan says his department needs more people because the model it uses to keep the city among the safest for its population size is not sustainable.

Tempe Prep unveils upgrades made possible by $7.5M fundraising drive

Tempe Prep dedicates 2-story, 20,000-square-foot Fine Arts and Sciences Center and 3,000-square-foot Athletic Performance Center on campus.

After pandemic and unrest, Marcos teen’s winning bus art offers hope

Teenager Sydney Storment's “Together We Go” is a colorful beacon of hope for Tempe and the East Valley.

Chandler-Intel pact preserves city’s water resources as drought lingers

Chandler officials say a new partnership with Intel is designed to optimize use of the city’s water resources.

Oregano’s hiring 30 for new takeout-only shop to debut June 2 in Tempe

Oregano's opening a takeout only shop; SRP says watch Mylar balloons at graduation; multi-media firm turns 4; couple of surveys give city public input: It's in Tempe News Briefs.

Tempe ending mask mandate May 21; businesses, schools may still require

Tempe Mayor Corey Woods said that, as with this decision, the city would continue to be guided in its COVID-19 response by science and data, and that it will roll out a dashboard with Tempe-specific metrics about the coronavirus.

4 arrests made in March brawl and stabbings at Chandler Fashion Center

Among those arrested was Andrew Courtney, 23, of Sierra Vista, on suspicion of three counts of aggravated assault with a dangerous instrument, a Class 3 felony,

Corona del Sol High football fundraiser Saturday, May 15

The inaugural Corona Football Alumni Bags Tournament to benefit the Corona del Sol High Aztecs, is 10 a.m., Saturday, May 15, at 9103 S. Kenwood Lane in Tempe.

Need a summer job? Try Tempe job fair May 8 at Pyle Adult Rec...

Summer jobs, free Chromebooks, free COVID-19 vaccines, free youth transit-ride passes, chalk art and cultural performances, Chamber Business Excellence Awards finalists and a Girl Scout Gold Award -- it's all right here in this loaded installment of Tempe briefs.

Kuby’s $148K animal-welfare plan, mostly for feral cats, raises concerns

Large groups of homeless cats are becoming common throughout Tempe, where Councilmember Lauren Kuby plans to propose spending $148,000 on an animal-welfare program.