Race to recruit ‘superheroes’ as advocates for foster kids

With 12,000 children in foster care in Maricopa County alone, the ability to have a positive impact on these young lives might seem to be more in the realm of superheroes rather than mere mortals.

A hole in 1: Custom-crafting doughnuts one at a time

Eric Davis prides himself on being a creative person, and he’s also a veteran of the doughnut industry.

Aztec wrestlers grapple with funding at carwash

Corona DI state championship wrestling team is doing more than working hard in the offseason to be ready when the official school season starts later this fall: They were hard at work last Saturday washing cars to help raise money for their team.

‘Dollars for Scholars’ funds college dreams

For many high school students, a higher education — the key to a brighter future — is an impossible dream.

Panel faces residents’ frustration

It’s become a cliché archetype in American society: the courageous journalist who speaks truth to power and holds elected officials accountable.

Know a great neighbor? Nominate your favorite by Feb. 20 awards deadline

Every neighborhood has people and places deserving of recognition, and you can help call out the residents, properties and businesses that make the experience...

Team gallops off to PONY nationals; Pearsall, Peat contemplate new roles

Twelve young 10 to 11-year-old baseball players make up the 2018 Chandler All Star team chosen to represent Chandler Youth Baseball in the PONY National League tournament to be held July 18-22 in Walnut, Calif.

At 72, MCC grandma gets her degree — and doesn’t have to give up...

By Sally Mesarosh Bonnie J. Brockway, a 72-yearsyoung great-grandma and soonto- be college graduate, was a bit worried when she went back to school at...

Suicide prevention advocate driven by family legacy

For Kariana Blanchard, the early childhood coordinator at Tempe’s Arizona Community Church, the topic of suicide is deeply personal.

Value of early learning for pre-schoolers leads to additional programs in Kyrene

The Kyrene district will offer more learning opportunities in the upcoming school year for pre-schoolers who are between the ages of 3 and 5.