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Cushman & Wakefield facilitates Greenfiber lease at Gateway Technology Commerce Center

Greenfiber is relocating to 7535 E. Ray Road in Mesa to expand and upgrade its manufacturing plant. (Submitted photo) On behalf of Greenfiber, Cushman …

Applications for solar facilities in Pinal County to be processed quicker in proposed change

Bonnybrooke, Apple's 50-megawatt photovoltaic solar power plant in Pinal County. (Salt River Project) Allowing solar photovoltaic energy production …

Right-of-way in San Tan Valley purchased for Magma Road project

Pinal County is paying $14,518 for land in San Tan Valley to be used for a Magma Road project. The Pinal County Board of Supervisors on Sept. 4 approved an …

Dyer: Register by Oct. 7 to vote in your school district’s election

It’s election time, when voters such as you and me receive, mark and mail-in our ballots for school-district questions. Richard …

‘Dr. Seuss’ theme for Discovery Kids Fall Camp

A Seussical performance from the Queen Creek Performing Arts Center is planned for Oct. 10. (QCPAC) A Discovery Kids Fall Camp is being held by the Queen …
Education

Nov. 5 election: Queen Creek, Higley school districts seek budget overrides

Community partnership rings true at the Queen Creek Unified School District as vital funding hangs in the ballot balance this November. (File photo) Voters …

Queen Creek Unified School District has 2 social workers

Dena Morgan & Ramona Sylvester. (QCUSD) The Queen Creek Unified School District has two full-time prevention and intervention social workers, Dena Morgan …

Grand-opening celebration held for Eastmark High School

The first day of school for students at Eastmark High School in the Queen Creek Unified School District is Wednesday, July 24. (Submitted photo) A …

Incoming-athletes event slated for Eastmark High School

Eastmark High School's incoming-athlete night is is 6:30-8 p.m. Tuesday, April 30, at Gateway Polytechnic Academy, 5149 S. Signal Butte Road in Mesa. …
Business

Southern California-based Epic Wings is bringing its flavor to Arizona. The restaurant is hosting a grand opening event Friday and Saturday, officially launching its first Arizona location at 9524 …

By Mark Carlisle Independent Newsmedia Just over a year ago, Valley vegans would have given little thought to downtown Glendale when looking for a place to eat. Now, it’s at or near the top …
Chompie’s, with five Valley locations including 7700 W. Arrowhead Towne Center, 1145, Glendale, is celebrating its 40-year anniversary in February. Forty years ago, the Borenstein Family — Lou …
Entertainment

Review: Eddie Murphy shines in vulgar, heartfelt 'Dolemite'

Review: Eddie Murphy shines in vulgar, heartfelt 'Dolemite' By LINDSEY BAHR , Associated Press For the amount of cursing, …

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 …

Wildlife World Zoo welcomes baby sea lion

Wildlife World Zoo, Aquarium & Safari Park got a little more seaworthy recently. The zoo announced the birth of the first female …