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Bringing a new type of housing stock to Peoria

One of Peoria’s goals is to provide diverse housing solutions for its residents that meets current and future demands.

VIDEO: Making a home for Peoria’s seniors

Cleanliness is great. But caregiving is next to godliness. Just ask the family members of the clients who Rosalina Vilar cares for.

Takin’ it to the trails: Peoria sees record hiking activity during pandemic

It might not be a surprise to many, but trail usage more than doubled in Peoria during the pandemic, according to data received from the city.

ADHS: Peoria area ZIP codes have 25,400 cases

Arizona Department of Health Services reported 460 new coronavirus cases and 14 new deaths Thursday, for a total of 851,725 cases and 17,123 deaths.

Century old building in Peoria gets wrecking ball

A more than 100-year-old building in Old Town Peoria has been demolished.

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Inking the deal: Agreement approved for $500M Stadium Point project in Peoria

Peoria has taken a big step in creating its first live, work, play experience in the city.

Join upcoming virtual HOA classes

Join the city of Peoria for its spring/summer collaborative HOA workshop series with Mulcahy Law Firm about the city's HOAs and condos.

Dealership completes Luggage of Love campaign

This week Larry H. Miller dealerships completed their month-long, statewide Luggage of Love campaign, which supports Arizona children transitioning into foster care.

1 home sale in Peoria topped the $1M mark

The top three home sales in Peoria for the week of April 2-8 were in the 85383 ZIP code, the city’s luxury home hot spot, according to Realtor. com.

Village Medical at Walgreens opens in Peoria

Walgreens and its primary care partner VillageMD opened a new location of their primary care clinic at 7448 W. Thunderbird Rd., April 6.

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Zwick/Griffith: Senators must protect borrowers

Despite Arizona voters defeating a well-funded effort in 2008 to allow small-dollar loans to exceed our state’s interest rate cap of 36% plus fees, a persistent group of online high-cost …

Burhop: Lesko’s view of herd immunity ‘makes no sense’

As a Republican I am puzzled at Congresswoman Debbie Lesko’s stance on who should get the COVID-19 vaccine.
Becky Harlow, public relations volunteer for the AZ Women’s Partnership

Harlow: Philanthropy continues during COVID-19 crisis

As the pandemic surged through the country in 2020 many organizations had to evaluate how to continue their mission safely.
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Peoria residents may schedule a household hazardous waste pickup

Peoria residents have the ability to get rid of their unwanted household hazardous waste in a safe manner.
Surprise has begun a new veteran's resource center at The Surprise Resource Center is at 12425 W. Bell Road, Building A, Suite No. 124.

Surprise unveils West Valley veterans resource hub

Veterans, service members (active duty, Guard and reserve) and their families now have a new place to access resources, support and assistance in the West Valley. In partnership with the Arizona …

Palo Verde District looking for neighborhood advisory committee members

Councilman Michale Finn has put out a call for new neighborhood advisory committee members for the Palo Verde District. At approximately 5.8 square miles, the Palo Verde District is the home of …

Peoria wants to know what you think about community forestry

The City of Peoria is partnering with Arizona State University to gauge the understanding and interest in community forestry in Peoria.
A past class of Arizona Outdoor Hall of Fame members pose together to celebrate.

Arizona Outdoor Hall of Fame nominations now open

The deadline to submit nominations for the Wildlife for Tomorrow Foundation’s Arizona Outdoor Hall of Fame is approaching.

Stop by the Drive-Thru Resource Center open house in Peoria

The city of Peoria will be hosting a drive-thru Spring into Services event, April 30, 9-11 a.m.

Sign up for city of Peoria summer camp

Register now for the City of Peoria 2021 Summer Camp.

5K race series planning Peoria stop

The Arizona Sunrise Series is back, with two West Valley stops along the way.

Get tax help at the Peoria Community Center

Residents can get tax help at the Peoria Community Center.
Participants take part in a previous Hike For Hope through Billy’s Place.

Billy’s Place hosts ‘Hike For Hope’ this Saturday

Billy’s Place is hosting its 8th annual Hike For Hope, a yearly hike in memory of your love one, starting at 8 a.m. on Saturday, April 17 at Copper Hills Church, 27035 N. Black Rock Blvd., Peoria.
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Live music splits time with 'Whole Hog Roast'

Singer-songwriter Preston Phillip and his trio will perform at noon on Saturday, May 15 at Peoria Artisan Brewery, 10144 W. Lake Pleasant Parkway, Suite 1130, Peoria.
Surrender, a Cheap Trick tribute band, opens a weekend of live music May 1 at Fuzzy’s in Peoria.

Weekend of tribute music coming to Peoria

Peoria is ready to host a weekend of tribute bands.
Cheri Adams, Dave Albert, Dan Krohn and Larry Hill perform as Cheri and the Pacemakers May 1 at a new restaurant in Surprise, Chef Peter's Bistro.

Cover band debuts at Chef Peter’s Bistro May 1

Cheri and the Pacemakers is coming to is a new venue for the band in Surprise next month.
“Nunsense” at Arizona Broadway Theatre stars, clockwise from top left, Kathi Osborne, Renee Koher, Alexia Lorch,Blair Beasley and Liz Fallon.

Curtain to rise on ‘Nunsense’ at Arizona Broadway Theatre

“Nunsense,” written by Dan Goggin and having made its Off-Broadway debut in 1985, opens its run Friday, April 23 at Arizona Broadway Theatre, 7701 W. Paradise Lane.

Combo planning Cinco de Mayo gig in Peoria

Cheri and the Pacemakers will be celebrating Cinco de Mayo with an upcoming gig in Peoria.
Jeff Burkett stars as Elton John in a tribute show coming to Peoria.

Elton John musical tribute coming to Peoria

“Sir Elton” will present a tribute to the music of Elton John in Peoria.
Pop-Up Peoria will open to the public at Park West, April 9.

Pop-Up Peoria opens to the public

Pop-Up Peoria will open to the public at Park West, April 9, providing an innovative space for community members to connect.

Allman Brothers tribute band coming to Peoria

The Southbound Rider Band, a musical tribute to The Allman Brothers Band, will play Peoria this weekend.
Larry Kubiayk is back for an encore of his Beatles tribute show April 16 in Peoria.

Sun City musician brings Beatles tribute show back to Peoria

Larry Kubiayk, aka Ol Porch Dog, will bring his Beatles tribute show back to Peoria.
John Leo (vocals, harmonica), from Surprise, Sun City residents Guy Dobbins (drums) and Larry Kubiayk (bass), and Anthem resident Scott Severtson (guitar) as Rockin’ The Blues will perform around the West Valley in April.

Rockin’ The Blues set for West Valley gigs in April

Rockin’ The Blues will be hitting spots around the West Valley this month.
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