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POOL TIME

Mesa Pools open for the summer Saturday

City of Mesa Pools are open for the summer starting Saturday, May 25.  All pools will have special grand opening hours of 1 p.m. to 5 p.m.  on the 25th. Most pools will be open for …
COLLISION UPDATE

Mesa PD rules out hit-and-run in girl's death

Mesa police are investing a collision Thursday night that killed a 7-year-old girl. The crash occurred just after 6:15 p.m. May 23 near the 700 block of East 3 rd Avenue. Officers were …
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East Mesa teen missing, MCSO asks for help

Maricopa County Sheriff’s Office is asking the public’s help in locating 14-year-old Adminjelith Cora, who was last seen leaving her residence in east Mesa at 2 p.m. May 22 with her …
NEW FILTERS

Mesa council votes to replace filters for Greenfield Water Reclamation Plant

The Mesa City Council voted recently to purchase filter media for four tertiary filters, which are to replace the current filter media used at the Greenfield Water Reclamation Plant. In a 6-0 …
Business

Family law clinic in Mesa putting law students to work

Modern Law, a family law firm based in Mesa, has launched its new clinic service The initiative provides limited scope family law assistance at reduced rates, leveraging the skills of Arizona …
NEW UNIFORMS

Mesa council approves three-year contract for fire and medical uniforms

The Mesa City Council recently approved a new three-year contract to provide the Mesa Fire and Medical Department with uniforms. The council voted 6-0 at the May 20 meeting to approve the …
Education

Queen Creek unified breaks ground on new school in Mesa

The Queen Creek Unified School District has broken ground on its newest elementary school. District officials and local leaders gathered in Mesa this week to turn the soil for Mountain Trail …
Tourism

Visit Mesa celebrates National Travel and Tourism Week

Visit Mesa joins the U.S. Travel Association in celebrating National Travel and Tourism Week May 19-25 by showcasing how the visitor industry is a vital economic engine for Mesa, generating tax …
First responders

4 robberies of individuals reported in Mesa

The Mesa Police Department took the following reports of robberies of individuals April 30-May 6: Robbery of an individual at a highway/road/alley/sidewalk May 2 at South Lazona Drive and East …
Complaint

PETA complaint filed over monkey death at Salt River breeding facility

An animal advocacy group has filed a complaint over the 2023 death of a pig-tailed monkey transported to the University of Washington from its East Valley center. The complaint — filed by …
GENERAL PLAN

Mesa council votes to put updated general plan on November 2024 ballot

The Mesa City Council recently voted to put the city’s 2050 general plan on the November 2024 ballot. By a 6-0 vote May 20 — District 5 Councilmember Alicia Goforth was absent …
Neighbors

Victory Lutheran Church set up temporary shelters for families who are homeless

In partnership with Family Promise of Greater Phoenix, Victory Lutheran Church recently volunteered to provide shelter and meals for local families experiencing homelessness. With the support of …
Funding

Mesa Arts Center to receive $75K grant from National Endowment for the Arts

Mesa Arts Center has been approved by the National Endowment for the Arts for a Grants for Arts Projects award of $75,000. The grant will support Mesa Arts Center’s annual Día de …
Things to do

Salt River Tubing open seven days a week

Salt River Tubing is open on the Lower Salt River seven days a week Saturday, April 27, through Monday, Sept. 2, weather and water-flow conditions permitting. Note: Beginning Friday, Sept. 6, it …
POOL TIME

Mesa Pools open for the summer May 25

City of Mesa Pools are open for the summer starting Saturday, May 25.  All pools will have special grand opening hours of 1 p.m. to 5 p.m.  on the 25th. Most pools will be open for …

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OPINION
Yes, we all know it’s painfully hot during the Arizona summers. And we all know it’s important to drink plenty of water to help us stay hydrated. But did you know water can be …
The high heat of the Arizona summer is right around the corner. With temperatures quickly reaching into the triple digits, it is important to keep your kids safe as they play outdoors. Let’s …
Roofing work is an essential service for residential and commercial property owners across the Valley. Someone’s home or office literally cannot function without a roof over it. The high demand …
ENTERTAINMENT & THINGS TO DO
The state-of-the-art facility will be Mesa’s first new full-service library in more than 25 years

Mesa to break ground Saturday for new Gateway Library in southeast Mesa

The city of Mesa is hosting a groundbreaking ceremony of the new Gateway Library at 8:30 a.m Saturday at 5036 S. Eastmark Parkway. The state-of-the-art facility will be …
The AT&T Fiber Arizona Celebration of Freedom is 6-10 p.m. Thursday, July 4, at the Mesa Convention Center and Mesa Amphitheatre, 263 N. Center St.

Mesa seeks volunteers for July 4 Arizona Celebration of Freedom

The city of Mesa is seeking volunteers for the AT&T Fiber Arizona Celebration of Freedom. There are multiple times and shifts available including at the splash zone, carnival games, …
The state-of-the-art facility will be Mesa’s first new full-service library in more than 25 years

Mesa to break ground Saturday for new Gateway Library in southeast Mesa

The city of Mesa is hosting a groundbreaking ceremony of the new Gateway Library at 8:30 a.m Saturday at 5036 S. Eastmark Parkway. The state-of-the-art facility will be …
Badflower will bring its tour to Mesa on Oct. 16.

Badflower to bring 29-date tour to Mesa

Badflower’s No Place Like Home Tour will visit Mesa this fall.
Doors will open at 5:45 p.m. and the event will start promptly at 6 p.m. May 14 at 57 E. First St.

Candidate forum tonight for Mesa council, mayor hopefuls

The Mesa Chamber of Commerce will be hosting a candidate forum Tuesday at the Mesa Council Chambers. Doors will open at 5:45 p.m. and the event will start promptly at 6 p.m. May 14 at 57 E. …
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