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Parks and rec department shares COVID-19 updates, precautions, suggestions

When Governor Doug Ducey imposed a stay-at-home order to slow the spread of the coronavirus, a point stressed throughout his March 30 executive order was that while residents should follow all …

ANTHEM NEWS

Phoenix workforce housing projects offer opportunities to serve middle class with integrity

In the grand scheme of things, affordable housing --- typically envisioned as multifamily layered development including single-family detached and attached dwellings --- is a fair and balanced way to …

Military vets facing eviction to get help during COVID-19

If confronted with evictions from their homes, during the pandemic, military veterans in Maricopa County can receive funding from the Cares Act.

Mesa resident leaves hospital after battling COVID-19 for nearly 50 days

The doctors and medical staff at Banner Baywood Medical Center in Mesa on June 3 celebrated the release of a COVID-19 patient who spent close to 50 days in the hospital. Edward Cipres …

Arizona tops 22,000 cases of coronavirus, nears 1,000 deaths

The state of Arizona has surpassed 22,000 cases of COVID-19 as of Wednesday morning. The Arizona Department of Health Services reports 22,223 cases and 981 deaths in the state, up 973 and 40 from …

Largest surge yet in daily count puts Arizona above 21,200 cases of COVID-19

The state of Arizona has surpassed 21,200 cases of COVID-19 as of Tuesday morning after adding the most cases to date overnight. The Arizona Department of Health Services reports 21,250 cases and …

Arizona tops 20,000 cases of coronavirus

The state of Arizona has surpassed 20,000 cases of COVID-19 as of Monday morning. The Arizona Department of Health Services reports 20,123 cases and 917 deaths in the state, up 187 and 11 from …

Arizona tops 19,200 cases of COVID-19, with 903 deaths

Arizona has added 790 cases and 18 deaths of COVID-19 overnight, according to the state Department of Health Services. As of the morning of Saturday, May 30, the ADHS reports …

Arizona has over 18,400 cases of COVID-19 after highest daily count

Arizona added one of the highest day-to-day case counts of COVID-19 since the pandemic began, pushing the state’s total cases over 18,400. As of Friday morning, the Arizona Department of …
Opinion

We get it. After a couple months of relative seclusion, you’re probably eager to see friends and extended family, enjoy a favorite meal out of the house, and finally get that haircut …

In a year with many distractions and stressful events, we must not forget that World Elder Abuse Awareness Day is June 15. Annually, this day highlights the issues of elder abuse and the 10% of …
Neighbors

Assistance League of Phoenix fills the void left by vicious cycle of poverty

The children are our future. The nice sentiment of future generations becoming the leaders of tomorrow oftentimes comes with the blood, sweat and tears of family members, school leaders --- and …

Arizona Community Foundation announces grant, scholarship, loan distributions

The Arizona Community Foundation and its donors recently announced grant, scholarship and loan distributions for its fiscal year, which ended March 31.

Walgreens takes 'Red Nose Day' digital, championing fight against child poverty

Red Nose Day is back for the sixth year at Walgreens, with 240 locations across Arizona. While the mission to raise money to end child poverty remains more important now than ever, the "Red Nose" …

Through empathetic approach, The Be Kind People Project seeks better day for all

There is a Scottsdale-based 501(c)3 nonprofit organization focused on educating the next generation of the virtues and necessity of treating all people --- all creeds, colors and religious beliefs …

Photos: Valley flyover honors frontline workers

In honor of frontline workers in the battle against COVID-19, several aircraft from Luke Air Force Base conducted a flyover above a majority of Valley communities on May 1. The event included the …
Business

CBRE has arranged the $7.65 million sale of a 61,304-square-foot single-tenant office building located at 16212 N. 28th Ave. in Phoenix.

Panda Cares, the philanthropic arm of Panda Express, has donated $77,760 worth of personal protective equipment to Phoenix Children’s Hospital. The donation included 9,600 KN95 particulate …
Entertainment

Arizona D-backs Foundation continues 50/50 raffle to benefit community

The Arizona Diamondbacks Foundation and Fox Sports Arizona have donated nearly $20,000 to local community funds during the first two …

The Arizona Highways Collection presents Photography by Barry M. Goldwater

Since 1925, Arizona Highways has been sharing the history, culture and natural beauty of Arizona with readers around the world. And …
San Tan Mountain Regional Park, like other parks in the Maricopa County. system, contends with monsoon damage every year. Researchers believe that climate change will make the monsoons even more powerful. (Photo by Gabriel Sandler / Cronkite News)

Maricopa County takes precautions amid COVID-19 pandemic

Maricopa County’s parks, trails and open spaces provide spaces for respite, health, and wellness, but the temporary closures of …
Calexico

HEARTS for Arizona 24-Hour Virtual Telethon to be April 3-4

Arizona Citizens for the Arts has organized a 24-hour virtual telethon with live-streamed performances and appearances by Arizona …
The Arizona Restaurant Association debuts Arizona Takeout Week to run throughout the Coronavirus closures.

ARA announces Arizona Takeout Week amidst mandated closures

Responding to the recent state of emergency, the Arizona Restaurant Association is creating a new marketing strategy to help support …
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