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GLENDALE NEWS & BUSINESS

Dallas wins fourth straight with 3-2 victory over Arizona

GLENDALE, Ariz. (AP) — Hot-shooting Roope Hintz scored his seventh goal in eight games and the Dallas Stars extended their winning streak to four with a 3-2 victory over the Arizona Coyotes on …
Transportation

Tempe sees record traffic deaths, despite ‘Vision Zero’ efforts

This past weekend, memorials honoring lives lost to traffic accidents in 2020 were dotted around the city of Tempe, cropping up on deadly streets and intersections.

Draisaitl, McDavid 4 points each as Oilers beat Coyotes 5-3

GLENDALE, Ariz. (AP) — Leon Draisaitl and Connor McDavid each had two goals and two assists to lead the Edmonton Oilers past the Arizona Coyotes 5-3 on Wednesday night. Draisaitl has 10 goals …
Subscriber Exclusive

Rent in one Glendale ZIP code increases 142% in past month

The past month has seen more twists and turns in the Glendale real estate market.
Tourism

Wanted: West Valley hotel developments

When COVID-19 hit Arizona, the state’s robust tourism and hospitality industries were the hardest hit. But Arizona leaders say tourism is on its way back in a big way, and there’s a tremendous need for additional lodging to house all the visitors flocking to the Valley.
Business
Abrazo Health hospitals across the Valley, including the Arrowhead campus, 18701 N. 67th Ave., invited local first responders as well as hospital staff to enjoy burgers, hot dogs and other treats grilled and served by hospital leaders, Nov. 17.
Historic Downtown Glendale’s shops and restaurants will celebrate Small Business Saturday starting at 10 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 27.
A Glendale smoke shop owner pleaded guilty to selling red-stamped cigarettes with Intent to Evade Taxes, a Class 5 felony, the Arizona Department of Revenue announced Nov. 16.
The first mid-bay, multi-tenant industrial development to rise within Glendale’s Loop 303 Corridor has been completed and delivered to market.
Neighbors & Good News

Peoria Diamond Club announces annual holiday toy drive

The Peoria Diamond Club is hosting the 24th annual Volunteer Holiday Toy Drive Saturday, Dec. 4 at the Peoria Sports Complex, 16101 N. 83rd Ave. After embarking on a successful partnership with …
Manny Burruel talks about his approach to creating art in the studio of his Glendale home on Nov. 9.

Glendale artist eager to return to live exhibitions

Arizona history through eyes and the paintbrushes of Manny Burruel is so vivid that even others find familiarity in his pieces.
In 2017 the Phoenix Rescue Mission kicked off its first Frozen Turkey Drive in Glendale.

Frozen turkey donation drive coming to Glendale

Phoenix Rescue Mission’s Frozen Turkey Saturday this month aims to collect more than 1,500 turkeys.
Workers with The Soap Gal unload a delivery to benefit the Phoenix Rescue Mission.

Mesa company donates to rescue mission with Glendale location

Mesa-based soap manufacturer The Soap Gal donated 4,500 pounds of soap (roughly 70,000 bars) to Phoenix Rescue Mission in support of Arizonans facing homelessness.

Golf tourney will benefit Glendale police K-9 Unit

An upcoming golf tournament will raise money for the Glendale Police Department’s K-9 Unit.
This image was taken in a Glendale home experiencing haunts like night terrors, voices and toys turning on.

Halloween is also the season for real Glendale haunted houses

When a paranormal investigator talks about one of the scariest experiences he’s ever had, you can be sure it was frightening.

2 Glendale locations offering free COVID testing throughout October

Easy Testing has an ongoing partnership with Maricopa County to offer free COVID-19 testing for the community at two Glendale locations:

Q&A: Meet Phoenix Rescue Mission’s Nathan Smith

Nathan Smith is the chief program officer with Phoenix Rescue Mission, which provides solutions to people facing hunger and homelessness.

Free multi-service event for veterans coming to Glendale

The eighth annual “Stand Up for Veterans” event takes place from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 9 at Arizona Christian University, 1 W. Firestorm Way, Glendale.

As host of ‘The People's Open’ Phoenix Thunderbirds raise more than $3.8 million for Arizona charities

The Thunderbirds --- hosts of the Waste Management Phoenix Open --- announced the 2021 edition of “The People’s Open” raised more than $3.8 million that will be awarded to Arizona …
Prep Sports & Education Reporting
Education

Some 400 teachers across Arizona — including more than a dozen from across Glendale — received money from the Desert Financial Fiesta Bowl Charities Wishes for Teachers program.

Ironwood High School saw a significant increase in COVID-19 cases during the past week, and the school has been declared an outbreak by the Maricopa County Department of Public Health, according to letters sent from the principal to parents.
WEST VALLEY PREPS

2021 West Valley Preps Week 12 football scoreboard

Games Nov. 11 4A #21 Northwest Christian (3-7) 42, #19 Greenway (5-4) 20 Games Nov. 12 (last night of regular season) 6A #4 (#6 Open) Liberty (8-2) 42, #18 Centennial (3-7) …
WEST VALLEY PREPS

2021 West Valley Preps Week 11 football scoreboard

Games Nov. 5 6A #4 (#7 Open) Liberty (7-2) 21,  #6 (#9) Phoenix Brophy Prep (6-3) 9 #17 Mountain Ridge (7-2) 51, #23 Shadow Ridge (4-5) 20 #18 Boulder Creek (4-5) 20, #29 Valley …
WEST VALLEY PREPS

Deer Valley volleyball makes epic comeback to reach second round

Before even thinking about coming back to win the final three sets and advance in the 4A volleyball playoffs, Deer Valley had to fight off six match points to survive the third set. Remarkably, Remarkably, the #9 seeded Skyhawks did both at #8 Phoenix Thunderbird Nov. 4.
WEST VALLEY PREPS

Ironwood volleyball continues fun season with play-in win

Ironwood does not want this unexpected treat of a girls volleyball season to end any time soon and earned one more game Tuesday night. The Eagles lost eight seniors from the 2020 team that …
WEST VALLEY PREPS

Deer Valley senior RB Hill trucks competition

Ashton Hill’s father, Shawn, recently took a break from trucking now and working in sales. His son has filled the gap this fall, trucking opponents. The Deer Valley senior was in the top 20 …
Your Glendale Voices
Entertainment

MercyMe tour adds Glendale stop at Westgate

Grammy-nominated, multiple American Music Award, Billboard Music Award-winning band MercyMe will stop in Glendale on their spring tour.

Glendale hosts weekly foodie event

Food Truck Friday West continues weekly in Glendale this month.

Here’s when Glendale Westgate will officially light its Christmas tree

Westgate will help usher in the holiday season with its tree lighting this month.

One-day makers market coming to Glendale to offer unique goods

The Witchcrafted Yule Market goes from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 12 at the Glendale Civic Center, 5750 W. Glenn Drive.
Radiohead is pictured in this April 14, 2012 file photo at the Coachella Music Festival in California. It was one month after their concert in Glendale that lead singer Thom Yorke described as “You felt like you were just part of this gathering.”

Looking back when Radiohead and Glendale did ‘something weird’

During a controversial time in Arizona, even when a friend cautioned the band about performing in the Valley, Radiohead turned in one of the most memorable live shows in its history, in Glendale, almost a decade ago.

Dance show coming to downtown Glendale

Michaela’s Dance Magic will put on a show downtown at 7 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 4 at the Murphy Park Amphitheater.
The dance troupe The Sacred G’s have a number of upcoming Glendale performances.

Lit-up dance troupe ready for Glendale shows

The Sacred G’s — a group of professional dancers that use the art of dance and sacred movement practices to empower the body, inspire the mind and enrich the link to Spirit — have a number of Glendale performances coming up through the holidays.
Jonathan Cain, Arnel Pineda, Neal Schon and the rest of Journey will play Glendale next spring.

Journey, along with Toto, announces Glendale tour stop

Classic rock fans will delight in a tour stop that will bring Journey and Toto to Glendale next spring.
The 8th Annual Hometown Christmas Parade returns this year with a start time of 11 a.m. on Saturday, Dec. 11.

Glendale parade back on, looks to break donation record

Matt Deller, founding director of the Sounds of the Southwest Singers, remembers well his first go-around with Glendale’s Hometown Christmas Parade.

Drive-through holiday light festival in Glendale now

World of Illumination’s newest drive-through holiday light festival is back in Glendale.
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