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Beat the heat — visit family-friendly places this …

7/17/2024
Hey, Phoenix, it’s time to beat this heat. So far, the summer months have been brutal. Over a four-day stretch this July, the high temperature was 118 degrees twice at Sky Harbor …

Tucson, Phoenix won’t push emergency utility relief …

7/11/2024
WASHINGTON — On June 13, the federal government’s top official for public housing appeared with Tucson’s mayor at the Martin Luther King Apartments and announced emergency relief …

Help your AC unit last longer

7/10/2024
Staying cool these days is getting tough and being inside is likely taking a toll on your air conditioning unit during the hot months. Luckily, there is help out there if your cooling unit is on …

AZ utilities work toward sustainable energy

7/8/2024
Triple-digit temperatures hit the Valley early this year and, as it it happens every year, the region’s power use skyrocketed. Last month was the hottest June on record with an average …

Sun City food bank raising money for AC

7/2/2024
Valley View Community Food Bank is in “urgent” need for support to replace multiple failing air conditioners at its El Mirage location. Founder Jesse Ramirez said the total …

June heat bumps some Pride events to the fall

6/13/2024
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Scottsdale’s beat the heat outreach program …

5/5/2024
The City of Scottsdale is now taking donations for its beat the heat program. You can bring summer relief to low-income, homebound and isolated seniors by donating to the Beat the Heat outreach …

Chandler sets up this year’s heat-relief plan

4/16/2024
With several forecasting agencies predicting another long, extremely hot summer, city staff from Chandler have made arrangements to continue a longstanding set of heat relief services. The …

Black-owned Chandler business handles many sizes of …

2/8/2024
When Randy Jackson first moved to Chandler 28 years ago, he didn’t know he would end up as one of the more successful Black entrepreneurs in the city. Fast-forward to 2024 and …

Suns add to Miami's woes with 118-105 win

1/30/2024
The Phoenix Suns are figuring things out. The Miami Heat had better do the same soon. Eric Gordon scored 23 points off the bench, Devin Booker scored 22 and the Suns added to Miami's woes with a …

Heat-related deaths reach record high

10/19/2023
Heat in Maricopa County has yet to let up. This summer, the Valley saw record highs of 110-degree temps or higher for 55 consecutive days — beating the overall mark set in 2020, said Mark …

Phoenix Parks Board votes to extend trail closures …

9/11/2023
The Phoenix Parks and Recreation Board voted Aug. 31 to extend excessive heat warning closures year-round – and earlier in the day – on certain hiking trails.