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News

O’Connor U launched by Sandra Day O'Connor Institute

The Sandra Day O’Connor Institute has launched a new transformational initiative to bring its educational programs online, O’Connor U. The initiative provides innovative civics …

Police: Attempted residential burglary, trespass suspect arrested

A man has been arrested and booked into county jail for attempted burglary and trespassing on a Paradise Valley residential property, police say. On Saturday, May 23, at approximately 6:30 …

Arizona tops 16,000 cases of COVID-19, with 799 deaths

Arizona has added 431 cases and 24 deaths of COVID-19 overnight, according to the state Department of Health Services. As of the morning of Saturday, May 23, the ADHS reports 16,039 cases and 799 …

United Way issues report on first seven weeks of COVID-19 response

Valley of the Sun United Way, serving Maricopa County for 95 years, recently released a COVID-19 report covering the organization’s first seven weeks of local response, March 20-May 8. The …

Arizona tops 15,000 cases of coronavirus

Arizona has surpassed 15,000 cases of COVID-19, according to the state Department of Health Services. As of Thursday morning, the AZDHS reports 15,315 cases and 763 deaths in the state, up 418 and …

Unemployment claims in Arizona hitting all parts of the state

The outbreak of the COVID-19 pandemic has had a profound impact on Arizona’s economy, especially when it comes to job losses, according to the Maricopa Association of Governments. Now we …
Town Council

Paradise Valley SUP properties to see loosened regulations amid pandemic

COVID-19 has forced significant changes throughout Paradise Valley and the Town Council is affording some leniency in certain cases to its zoning ordinance in the wake of the pandemic.

Arizona nears 15,000 cases of coronavirus

Arizona continues to add more than 300 cases of COVID-19, as the state nears 15,000 cases. As of Wednesday morning, the Arizona Department of Health Services reports 14,897 cases and 747 deaths in …
Opinion

On Memorial Day, the Town of Paradise Valley was able to participate and honor the military veterans and all those who have served in all branches of service, along with their families, who …

Ever since the outbreak of COVID-19 brought the global travel industry to a standstill, Experience Scottsdale has worked diligently to answer an important question: What will travel look like in the …
Living in Paradise
Business

Survey says commercial cleaning, disinfecting services are up

As workplaces begin to reopen across the country, there is a demand for commercial cleaning and disinfecting services along with new career opportunities.

Loo is elected to Arizona Community Foundation Board of Directors

The Arizona Community Foundation’s Board of Directors recently announced that Leonardo Loo was elected to its board.

Panda Express donates $77K worth of PPE to Phoenix Children’s Hospital

Panda Cares, the philanthropic arm of Panda Express, has donated $77,760 worth of personal protective equipment to Phoenix Children’s Hospital. The donation included 9,600 KN95 particulate …

Hotel Valley Ho, Mountain Shadows under new management

Hotel Valley Ho in Scottsdale and Mountain Shadows Resort in Paradise Valley recently underwent a change in management with Benchmark taking over.

Lawrence returns to Coldwell Banker Realty

Leigha Lawrence has returned to Coldwell Banker Realty as an affiliate agent with its Biltmore-Paradise Valley office.
Education

When 137 members of the Scottsdale Unified School District class of 2020 put their high school diplomas on display, each diploma will bear an Arizona Department of Education Seal of Biliteracy.

Arizonans can explore a treasure trove of history for free History buffs looking to delve into Arizona history can access issues of the Arizona Historical Society’s Journal of Arizona …
Entertainment
ATC Director of Artistic Programs Will Rogers will co-host the podcast series, Hang & Focus with ATC Artistic Director of Learning and Education Jasmine Roth.

ATC podcast to feature topic on ‘Finding inspiration in quarantine’

Arizona Theatre Company’s podcast series, “Hang and Focus,” is available on its website as well as on Apple Podcasts, Spotify …
Founded in 1929, the Heard Museum, a private non-profit organization, is recognized internationally for its collections, world-class exhibitions, educational programming and festivals. Dedicated to the advancement of American Indian art, the Heard presents stories of American Indian people from a first-person perspective, as well as exhibitions that showcase traditional and contemporary art.

Heard Museum plans reopening, extending exhibits, members only week

The Heard Museum has announced its reopening timeline with new policies and procedures in place.
Kate Francis is The Phoenix Symphony's new chief development officer.

The Phoenix Symphony welcomes a new chief development officer

The Phoenix Symphony has named veteran arts administrator Kate Francis the new chief development officer to begin her new role on June …
The Commemorative Air Force in Mesa is the home to several large World War II planes like this B-25. Photo from Commemorative Air Force website at azcaf.org.

Flyover May 8 commemorates 75th anniversary of World War II's end

Another flyover is coming to the Valley, this time to commemorate the 75th anniversary of the end of World War II, according to a …

The Arizona Highways Collection presents Photography by Barry M. Goldwater

Since 1925, Arizona Highways has been sharing the history, culture and natural beauty of Arizona with readers around the world. And …
No. 11 Arizona Cardinals’ Wide Receiver Larry Fitzgerald teams with  Ocean 44, Steak 44 and Dominick’s Steakhouse to honor frontline healthcare workers and personally deliver meals to several area hospitals and homes.

Fitzgerald, local restaurants delivers meals to healthcare staff

Arizona Cardinals superstar wide receiver Larry Fitzgerald teams up with Steak 44, Ocean 44 and Dominick’s to deliver meals to …
People can participate in the new “Invest in VYT” program by going to vyt.com. The next six VYT productions: High School Musical, Spookly the Square Pumpkin, A Winnie-the-Pooh Christmas Tail, Sleeping Beauty, Junie B Jones the Musical and Peter Pan.

VYT launches “Invest in VYT” campaign

Although Valley Youth Theatre had to cancel the last two shows of its 31st season, upcoming performing arts camps and classes for the …
A virtual concert to benefit the Phoenix Theatre Company will feature The Songs & Story of Americano! musical on Friday, April 24.

The Songs & Story of Americano! to hold virtual concert

A virtual concert featuring the songs and story of Americano! The Musical is scheduled for 9 p.m. (CDT) Friday, April 24 and a portion …
The Cosanti Foundation announces “Ring for Hope” Shelter in Place virtual event, April 24.

The Cosanti Foundation to hold 'Ring for Hope' virtual event

The Cosanti Foundation in Paradise Valley is hosting a special “Ring for Hope” virtual event to recognize those affected by the …
The Legend of Georgia McBride follows Casey, an Elvis impersonator with everything going for him, including a flashy sequin jumpsuit

ATC performs ‘The Legend of Georgia Mcbride’ online, to April 15

Although Arizona Theatre Company’s production of “The Legend of George McBride” was postponed due to the coronavirus pandemic, a …
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