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Food truck party comes to Goodyear Ballpark Saturday

The (Food Truck) Round Up goes 4-10 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 28 at Goodyear Ballpark, 1933 S. Ballpark Way. The Roundup is a food truck party with more than 50 of the best food trucks in the Valley, …

Wildlife World Zoo welcomes baby sea lion

ANTHEM NEWS

Short-term rental units sprout up in Phoenix as demand from visitors increases

Phoenix visitors looking for more affordable alternatives to hotels have led landlords to convert their apartment complexes and homes into short-term rentals with companies like Airbnb facilitating …

Food insecurity is at a decade low in Arizona, report says

PHOENIX — Food insecurity — not having regular access to affordable, nutritious food — is a national problem, but it has dropped in Arizona over the past few years and now is at the …

Scholarships target doctors in underserved areas in Arizona

TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — University of Arizona's medical school announced Friday that it will give free tuition to some students who commit to working as primary care doctors in underserved areas, an effort to improve access to health care in areas where it's most lacking.
Traffic Report

Loop 101 widening project affects travel in north Scottsdale

The Arizona Department of Transportation continues its project to widen and improve Arizona Loop 101 from Interstate 17 to Pima Road in Scottsdale.

Transwestern Commercial Services completes new Arizona headquarters

Transwestern Commercial Services opened its new Arizona headquarters at 2501 E. Camelback Road. (Submitted photo) Transwestern Commercial Services …

Simonetti to lead School of Ballet Arizona

Ballet Arizona announced Maria Simonetti, longtime Studio Company rehearsal director, has assumed leadership of The School of Ballet Arizona as school director. …
Opinion

Roughly 40,000 environmental activists recently descended on Lower Manhattan for a global climate strike. Many of the protesters marched with a specific goal in mind.

The Environmental Protection Agency recently revised some rules governing oil-and-gas rig methane emissions...
The City of Glendale posted a video showing the transformation of Fire Station 152, near Bethany Home Road and 67th Avenue, which was recently remodeled. Well-earned That’s so awesome! So …
Neighbors

Veterans Heritage Project announces 2020 ‘Saluting Stories of Service’

Veterans Heritage Project officially announced the Second Annual Saluting Stories of Service. The event honors the veterans who have shared their stories of service with a new generation, …

Foothills Community Foundation events, holiday donation projects at Holland Center

During December, the Foothills Community Foundation and the Holland Center will offer programs for residents.

Scottsdale resident, karate competitor finds strength in veterans’ stories

A good story does more than entertain; it connects us to each other and to our history in ways that nothing else can, breaking down the walls we’ve built between each other, sharing hard-earned lessons across time and space.
SALUTE TO SERVICE

ON WATCH: Denise Nunez aboard USS McCampbell

Gunner’s Mate 2nd Class Denise Nunez, from Phoenix, Ariz., stands watch in the combat information center of the Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS McCampbell. Ms. McCampbell …

Q&A: One-on-one with the Arizona Children’s Association

The Scottsdale Independent newspaper reached out to Arizona’s Children Association Director of Family Education and Support Services Paula Joseph to better understand the pursuit of the legacy …
Business

Red Kettles offer digital donation capabilities such as Apple Pay and Google Pay now to accommodate America’s move toward a cashless society.

Jobs for Arizona’s Graduates has received a $25,000 grant from education technology services company Zovio, JAG’s newest corporate partner.