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Glendale City Council to consider waste rate hikes, receive update on school police officer funding in Tuesday workshop

In its Tuesday workshop meeting, Glendale City Council will consider city staff’s proposal to increase residents’ and businesses’ solid waste service rates and will receive an …

New restaurants show meat-free Mexican is not a carne sin

PHOENIX (AP) — “That’s not real Mexican food,” ‘’My grandma would slap you” and “sellout” are just some of comments Jose and Leticia Gamiz received when they started their pop-up vegan Mexican food business, Mi Vegana Madre, four years ago.

Former MLB players host Peoria clinic Monday

Local youth will have an opportunity to play with their big league heroes at the Major League Baseball Players Alumni Association Legends for Youth baseball clinic series on Monday, Oct. 21 in …

Glendale, Peoria service clubs join efforts in common cause

The General Federation Women’s Club Paradise Valley Junior Women’s Club has donated funds to partner with the Peoria Pioneer Lions Club to install an engraved Friendship Bench at Kachina …

Glendale Fire Department finishes remodel of Station 152

As part of a full remodel of Fire Station 152, the Glendale Fire Department put the finishing touches on the yellow bay doors at station to match their fire trucks. “We like to stand out, it …
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West Valley Preps Week 9 football scoreboard

All games played on Oct. 18. All rankings for conference unless denoted for Open Division 6A #20 Valley Vista 49, Tolleson 35 #17 Avondale La Joya 33,  #16 Shadow Ridge …
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Ironwood volleyball battles back to take step against Kellis

The line of demarcation in girls volleyball for the 5A Northwest Region is very stark. For the second straight year, Centennial, Sunrise Mountain and Phoenix Sunnyslope entered the fall believing …

Mountain Ridge graduate Allysa Seely takes 2nd at Paratriathlon Worlds

Paralympic gold medalist Allysa Seely and American teammate Hailey Danz finished second and third, respectively, at the ITU Paratriathlon World Championships in Lausanne, Switzerland, in …
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Desert Edge comfortably downs mistake-prone Cobras

Coaches often throw out the cliché ‘we beat ourselves’ to describe a loss. Often times it might not be exactly accurate, rather more of a feel-good way to keep their team …

West Valley Preps Week 8 football scoreboard

All games played on Oct. 11. All rankings for conference unless denoted for Open Division
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Opinion

Glendale is spending $138,000 over three years to promote the Super Bowl, which will return to the West Valley in 2023. Good price Seems like a small price to pay to bring exposure and tourism …

Peoria certainly looks quite different than it did 20 years ago. Growth is leaving its stamp on the city with development dominating the northern part of town and population increases marching higher.
Red for Ed was a grassroots movement led by Arizona Educators United, and is part of a national outcry from teachers and education advocates about low salaries. [cqmedia layout="panel" …
The men and women of America’s armed services have pledged — and often sacrificed — their lives to protect our freedoms. Yet just a single state, Arizona, has decided these heroes …
Business

CopperPoint Insurance Companies, a western regional commercial insurance company, announced Branka Dramicanin and Don Medlam have joined the Business Development and Distribution team, and Robert …

Commercial real estate investment services firm Marcus & Millichap announced the sale of Glenwest, a 10-unit apartment community located in Glendale. According to Ryan Sarbinoff, regional …
Marcus & Millichap, a commercial real estate investment services firm, announced the sale of a 52,330-square foot net-leased office/industrial property located at 7326 Glen Harbor …
Leadership West, the West Valley’s premier leadership program, announces 33 new members to its latest class. New cohort group members join the ranks of business owners, municipal and civil …
Education

The Deer Valley High School AFROTC air rifle team conducted its first indoor practice of the new season Sept. 18 on campus in 18424 N. 51st Ave. in  Glendale. Students in 9th through 12th …

Deer Valley High School sophomore Connor Brown was recognized at a Deer Valley Unified School District governing board meeting for having the highest scale scores on the math and English AZMerit …
Award recipient named Thursday, Oct. 24 The Arizona Education Foundation has included two Glendale teachers among those being considered for the 2020 Arizona Teacher of the Year. Among the five …
10 local high school football programs each get $1K Moon Valley Nurseries announced the West Valley winners of their football sponsorship programs. More than $35,000 in scholarships were given …
Entertainment

‘Dumbo’ showing in Sahuaro Ranch Park Friday night

Glendale’s free movies in the park are back. The fall “Movies By Moonlight” series started last month and continues Friday, …
FILE - In this Aug. 3, 2018 file photo, Tyler, The Creator performs on day two at Lollapalooza in Grant Park in Chicago. (Photo by Rob Grabowski/Invision/AP, File)

Tyler, The Creator performs in Glendale Sunday

Hey, look who’s in town! Grammy-nominated Tyler, The Creator performs 8 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 20 at Gila River Arena, 9400 W. …

Glendale’s Touch A Truck event returns to Westgate Saturday

Reach out and touch a truck, and other large vehicles of all sorts, at Glendale’s annual Touch A Truck event 10 a.m.-1 p.m. …

Harkins celebrates The Addams Family with free event Oct. 19

Oh snap! The Addams Family is back on the big screen with a brand-new animated comedy and Harkins is celebrating with a free event for …
The rock cover band Tripwire performs. [Submitted photo]

Rock cover band Tripwire performs Friday at Kimmyz in Glendale

Classic rock cover band extraordinaire Tripwire perform as part of  Carl Consoni’s Birthday Bash at 9 p.m. Friday, Oct. 18 at …