Tempe wants you; City boards, commissions list openings for volunteer positions

Tempe residents who are passionate about their city or want to find a community-focused outlet for their professional expertise are being invited to consider volunteer service on a city of Tempe board or commission. 

Concerns simmer over water rates; Council to vote Nov. 30

Water rates in Tempe may be going up, even though city officials at a recent public meeting tried to offer a splash of hope that newly approved increases, if any, won’t be as severe as some had feared.

Sister Cities program once again lauded as among nation’s best

The summer heat doesn’t seem to stop Tempe Sister Cities volunteers. The organization has been bringing the world to Tempe for more than four decades with no end in sight.

LinkedIn? Expert tells why you should be

Those LinkedIn invitations lurking in your inbox are more valuable than you might think.

Ideas for you, kids to start the year right

Summer break is over and students across Tempe have headed back to the classroom.

Snuffed out: Neighbors fume over smoke shop bid

The vacant space inside the strip mall on the southwest corner of McClintock Drive and Warner Road in South Tempe will not be the place to buy tobacco, bongs, rolling papers or smoking paraphernalia, thanks to the efforts of a group of nearby residents.

Tempe mother, lawyer aims for city council seat

Growing up in Tempe, Sarah Kader learned early in life about giving back to the community.

Tempe launches online data base for info seekers

Public-records requests may have become a thing of the past in Tempe, thanks to the city’s launch of a new open portal that links residents to a vast database of municipal government information.

DUI enforcement grant focuses on high-risk times of year

A $60,000 grant is going to boost the Chandler Police Department’s DUI enforcement during those times of the year when drinking and driving typically increase.

White sands of Waikiki beckon when downtown art walk comes to Chandler

Those Hawaiian-print button-downs, leis, flip-flops, straw hats and sunblock-slathered noses that you’re seeing...no, you haven’t been whisked off to the white sands of Waikiki.
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