Schools chief extends accolades to incoming Tempe Elementary staff

By Robyn Martinez “We have the best students on the planet. And they deserve the best teachers – and here you are,” said Tempe...

‘Hip Historian’ to bring a bit of trivia to Chandler

Alex Trebek must be wondering if his Jeopardy-host successor may already be in waiting.

New Chandler City Council members sworn in; Stewart elected vice mayor

The new look of city government, what’s open and closed for MLK Day and a boost for the Fire Department: It’s all right here in this installment of Chandler Briefs.

Neighbors Close-Up: Pollack, sidekick go back to teens

Marketing/public-relations director and designated broker for real estate superstar Michael Pollack, Patrick Cassidy sits back on the wrought-iron chair at a Tempe Starbucks and launches into a story about a woman who awoke one morning hearing her 2-year-old son screaming in agony.

Tempe Diablos grant $300,000 to 45 agencies to celebrate Giving Tuesday

In honor of Giving Tuesday, the Tempe Diablos awarded $300,000 in grants to 45 Tempe-based organizations on Dec. 1.

MLK Diversity Award winners to be honored in virtual ceremony Jan. 15

Eleven people and organizations, including students, have been named winners of the 2021 MLK Diversity Awards, which honor those who demonstrate a commitment to diversity, inclusion and who exemplify the spirit of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., by working to make his dreams a reality.

Classic car and bike show on Oct. 10 at American Legion to aid veterans

Operation Shockwave and Soldiers Best Friend will be beneficiaries of an Oct. 10 car show at American Legion Post 35, 2240 W. Chandler Blvd. in Chandler.

Chandler Downtown Farmers Market opens with COVID guidelines in place

The Downtown Chandler Farmers Market has kicked off its fall/winter season with new hours, an attractive lineup of vendors and new COVID-19 regulations in place.

Ethnicities blend in newest appeal to culinary ‘fusion’ fanciers

By M.V. Moorhead “Fusion” has been a favorite term in the restaurant business in recent years. As the word implies, it’s the idea of the culinary traditions...

Walking enthusiast discovers new world, right in his own neighborhood

Editor’s Note: The following commentary was submitted by South Tempe resident Robert Hall. Like so many others, I’ve become addicted to my Fitbit. Since...