UPDATE

White Sox, Dodgers seek arbitration in dispute with Glendale over ballpark

The Chicago White Sox and Los Angeles Dodgers have jointly filed legal papers to request arbitration in their dispute with the city of Glendale regarding needed construction at Camelback Ranch-Glendale, the spring training home of both teams.
HEALTH

New COVID numbers: this part of Glendale has the city's most cases

Maricopa County is not one of the eight Arizona counties reporting high COVID community levels.
FIRST RESPONDERS

Crews battling haz mat situation at Glendale water facility

A hazardous materials situation is in progress Tuesday morning at a Glendale water treatment plant.

Kingsbury's seat heating up after Cards' loss to Chargers

Leading by a touchdown late in the fourth quarter, the Arizona Cardinals needed an extended possession to run time off the clock. It lasted 31 seconds, plenty of time for the Los Angeles Chargers to …

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GLENDALE NEWS & BUSINESS
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Offering a helping hand in Sun City and beyond

Much like Sun City Community Assistance Network itself, there are benefits available to people many are unaware of.
SUBSCRIBER EXCLUSIVE

Climate-friendly landscaping becomes more prevalent in Valley

As cities update their development and design language for new homes, look for more language dealing with climate change and the environmental impact of new housing developments. In the course of …

Herbert rallies Chargers to 25-24 win over Cardinals

Justin Herbert threw a 1-yard touchdown pass to Austin Ekeler with 15 seconds left, then hit Gerald Everett for a 2-point conversion to give the Los Angeles Chargers a 25-24 win over the Arizona …

Chargers try to shake tough losses, beat Cardinals on road

The Los Angeles Chargers had four straight games earlier in the season during which they trailed by double digits at the end of the first quarter and won three of them. They’ve led at the end of …
THANKFUL

O’Neil Park in Glendale gets huge upgrade, new football field next

O’Neil Park in Glendale received a major upgrade.
Business
Near the Westgate Entertainment Center and down the street from Heroes Regional Park, the newest Glendale location is at 8346 W. Camelback Road.
Glendale Realtor and West and SouthEast Realtors of the Valley (WeSERV) President Gary Fenton accepted the Community Outreach Award for the organization’s secure lockbox program.
The Children’s Museum of Phoenix has announced the Delta Dental of Arizona Foundation as its 2022 Kids at Heart Award recipient.
Inflation or not, shoppers figure to head to the stores in record numbers this weekend.
The Mattel Adventure Park, the first-ever Mattel branded theme park, is set to open in 2023 in the Westgate Entertainment District in Glendale.
Neighbors & Good News

Drop off paper, unused meds Saturday in Glendale

This weekend presents an opportunity for residents to drop off paper for shredding and to safely dispose of prescription medication.
There are almost 22,000 Boys & Girls Club members across the Valley as of June of this year.

Glendale Boys & Girls branch among first to participate in new behavioral health program

Kept home during the early days of the COVID pandemic for their safety, kids are facing a new need.

Where to find Angel Trees around Glendale

The Salvation Army Glendale Corps Community Center is looking for giving volunteers this holiday season to help at Christmas Angel Trees.
One Step Beyond Board Member Stephanie Hayes, Lucky Hayes and OSBI Director of Marketing and Communications Kristin Woosley attended the One Step Beyond annual Help Us Gala, an event that raised $175,000 to support comprehensive programming for adults who have intellectual disabilities.

Nonprofit for disabled adults, with Glendale campus, raises $175K

One Step Beyond, Inc., a leading provider of innovative education programs for adults who have intellectual disabilities, raised $175,000 at the annual Help Us Grow Gala.

Glendale Historical Society looking for couples to renew their vows

The Glendale Arizona Historical Society will be celebrating its 50th Anniversary in 2023, and the upcoming year will be filled with special events and activities looking back on a half century of preserving Glendale history.
Recorded Recreational Reading for the Blind readers Gary Cohen and John Schumacher.

RRRB offers new service in Sun City area

Residents who know a middle or high school student who is having difficulty reading their assigned novels or texts can refer them to a new program that can help.
Participants take part in a previous Run/Walk For Hope 5K. The annual event is in Glendale Nov. 19.

Glendale 5K to support cancer patients, families

Families Raising Hope, a local nonprofit dedicated to helping cancer patients and their families, will host its 6th Annual Run/Walk For Hope 5K in Glendale this weekend.
Volunteers help with donations at Frozen Turkey Saturday Nov. 12 in Glendale.

Donation drive raises 800+ turkeys at Glendale food bank

Frozen Turkey Saturday in Glendale made sure that hundreds of local families will enjoy Thanksgiving dinner.
Representatives with Forrest Anderson surprise Glendale resident Cheryl Reuss with news that she won the company’s 7th Annual Military Hero Giveaway.

Glendale veteran receives free A/C unit from local business

A Glendale resident and U.S. Marine Corps veteran is the winner of a local business’ annual Military Hero Giveaway.v

Job expo for prospective first responders coming to Glendale

Glendale Community College is hosting a Career Expo to help fill the staffing gap for first responders, in the fields of EMS and firefighting.
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Education

The Dysart Unified School District will play host to a Career Fair from 1 to 5 p.m. Monday, Dec 5 at The Vista Center for the Arts, 15660 N. Parkview Place.

Two Glendale Community College students received $2,500 each from the “Make Business Happen at GCC” grant for their small business startups.
WEST VALLEY PREPS

Businesslike Liberty football heads back to Open semifinals

It was not going to happen again in the Open Division. Liberty would not trample O'Connor 50-0 in the first half en route to a 53-0 win like it did Oct. 28. Still, the top-seeded Lions were in complete control of the rematch
WEST VALLEY PREPS

Cactus seniors lead the way to 26-18 quarterfinal win over Horizon

GLENDALE — All of the Cactus Cobras’ playmakers came up big on Friday night. In the end, the Cobras needed every single one of them.
west valley preps

Mountain Lions edged in playoff thriller

AHWAUTUKEE — Mountain Pointe football coach Eric Lauer said if it would have been his team playing on the road, he would have gone for the two-point conversion and the win, too …
WEST VALLEY PREPS

West Valley Preps' Glendale/Peoria boys basketball preview

The boys basketball season started Nov. 16. West Valley Preps asked coaches from Glendale and Peoria for their outlook on the season. CACTUS COBRAS 4A West Valley Region2021-22 Record: 18-9 …
WEST VALLEY PREPS

Thomas adds to Northwest Christian cross country trophies

One year after playing a crucial role in Northwest Christian winning the Division IV cross country team title, Glenn Thomas added one for himself. The junior used his finishing kick to beat his three closest competitiors Nov. 12 at Cave Creek Golf Course in Phoenix. He knew he had …
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Entertainment
Participants from the Tortoise and Hare Squad take in the annual “Donut Run” during Thanksgiving weekend in Glendale.

Holiday Lights Run in Glendale to benefit West Valley kids

A West Valley-based running group is planning a Holiday Lights Run to benefit a good cause.
Geo Bowman will be part of the final concert Dec. 11 in Glendale to close out the Books & Blues celebration.

3-band lineup to close out Glendale blues celebration

The series of performances by local blues legends draws to a close with a show featuring three bands at 1 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 11 in downtown Glendale.
The Santa Hustle returns to Westgate in Glendale on Dec. 18.

Santa Hustle 5K, half marathon, kids’ dash running back to Glendale

The 7th annual Santa Hustle Glendale 5K, Half Marathon and Kids’ Dash is back for the holidays.
Metallica will play two shows in Glendale in 2023 — Sept. 1 and 3.

Metallica planning 2 Glendale shows in 2023

Metallica’s upcoming M72 world tour will include two stops in Glendale next year.
The Sunrise Mountain High School marching band makes its way down the Christmas parade route through downtown Glendale in 2021.

Glendale Christmas parade hits its downtown stride

The annual Glendale Christmas parade didn’t have to look far to find its roots.
MANÁ has added a Glendale date to its upcoming 2023 tour.

MANÁ adds Glendale date to 2023 tour

Latin rock band MANÁ, coming back to the U.S. after four years, has added a Glendale date to its upcoming México Lindo Y Querido tour, which now features 22 shows.
Emiliano Fernando Vargas, left, connects with a punch to Julio Cesar Martinez in the first round of their lightweight bout Nov. 12 in Las Vegas.

Flyweight king will defend WBC crown at Glendale bout

Julio Cesar Martinez will defend his WBC World Flyweight title against Samuel Carmona at Desert Diamond Arena in Glendale next month.
A cosplayer enjoys the scene at a past LIBCON West gathering in Glendale. 

LIBCON West pop culture convention coming to Glendale

The LIBCON West pop culture convention is returning to Glendale.
This photo, from the Arizona Cornhole Association, shows competitors playing the popular game. 

Glendale cornhole tournament will benefit police department

Attention West Valley cornhole players: a tournament will be in Glendale this weekend, and for a good cause.

Arts & Culture Festival coming to downtown Glendale

The city of Glendale is celebrating the arts in a big way in February.
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