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Summer heat relief efforts rescue record number of Valley homeless residents

Efforts led by Phoenix Rescue Mission helped rescue 303 unsheltered residents from the streets who were placed in housing or a suitable program this summer.

4 top baseball prospects on Peoria Fall League roster

The Arizona Fall League announced its 2023 rosters Friday with several of baseball's top young talents scattered across the six rosters around the Valley, including the Peoria Javelinas.

Peoria event will display classic British cars, cycles ‘on the green’

The Arizona MG Club, in partnership with the city of Peoria’s Arts and Culture Department, will host the sixth presentation of the British Wheels on the Green charity car show.

BLM plans prescribed burns near Lake Pleasant in Peoria

The Bureau of Land Management’s Phoenix District is planning prescribed burning operations to burn cut and piled brush from public lands west of Lake Pleasant in Peoria.

Peoria Unified students earn film, TV Emmy Awards

Peoria Unified high school students have earned four Rocky Mountain Emmy Student Production Awards.


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Peoria student among UW-Eau Claire freshmen to earn scholarship

A Peoria student is among the 565 incoming freshmen to receive scholarships from the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire for the 2023-24 academic year, with many students receiving multiple awards.

Peoria Sports Complex to get new $6.3M maintenance building

The Peoria Sports Complex, spring training home to the San Diego Padres and Seattle Mariners, is getting a new maintenance building.

Pleasant Harbor Country Fest at Lake Pleasant in Peoria canceled

The Pleasant Harbor Country Fest at Lake Pleasant, scheduled for Oct. 14, has been canceled, organizers announced Thursday.

Flag football players in Glendale stay upbeat

They came from other sports and other seasons, or sometimes with little to no sports background or football knowledge. Now they are flag football players, setting the tone for the first year of the sport at Deer Valley and Mountain Ridge.

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Unless you get on the golf course early in the morning, Arizona is still too toasty to be playing most of the day, but the good news is, there are several ways you can prepare for golf season from the comfort of your home.
As Labor Day approaches and many families spend time around water, Aqua-Tots swim schools is calling for water safety awareness to prevent drowning incidents.
Things to Do in Peoria
West Valley Genealogical Society is hosting an open house, Oct. 29.

Meet Your Neighbor: West Valley Genealogy Society & Library

West Valley Genealogical Society is hosting an open house, 1-4 p.m., Oct. 29.
Peoria main library will celebrate the first anniversary of Peoria’s podcast “What’s Up Peoria,” Sept. 28.

Peoria celebrates 'What’s Up Peoria' at library

Join the Peoria main library, located at 8463 W. Monroe St., as they celebrate the first anniversary of Peoria’s podcast “What’s Up Peoria.”
John Simon Weecks creates a jester while working on a new art piece.

Award-winning Peoria artist to exhibit works at Surprise Arts Center

A new exhibition featuring mixed media artwork by Peoria resident John Simon Weecks will be on display in Surprise during the month of October.

Holiday Fair with seasonal goods coming to Peoria

A chance to do early holiday season shopping is coming to Peoria.
The TroubleMakers will play Dillons Bayou at Lake Pleasant this weekend, Sept. 15.

TroubleMakers to play Lake Pleasant in north Peoria this weekend

The TroubleMakers are hitting up Lake Pleasant in north Peoria this weekend.
200 Orphanages Worldwide has funded more than 80 building projects for orphanages around the world.

Orphanage nonprofit to bring anniversary fundraiser to Peoria

A nonprofit that has funded more than 80 building projects for orphanages around the world will bring its 15th anniversary celebration to Peoria.
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