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Tour Tempe’s historic Elias-Rodriguez House this …

One of Tempe’s oldest adobe homes, the Elias-Rodriguez House, welcomes visitors to explore the historic property this spring, further establishing itself as a landmark of the city’s Mexican American heritage.

Tempe Center for the Arts records high audience …

Tempe Center for the Arts brings vibrancy to the community through targeted programs, shows and more thanks to the city’s continued commitment to Tempe artists and residents, city council was told recently.

Thanksgiving closures expected in Tempe

In observance of Thanksgiving, the city of Tempe will close all administrative offices on Thursday and Friday, Nov. 23-24.  

First public hearing held on Tempe’s amended …

Tempe is moving forward in amending its city code to expand its anti-discrimination ordinance to make it illegal for people with the authority to rent, sell or lease housing to discriminate based on an applicant or buyer’s source of income.

Community concerned with Tempe’s proposed …

Local landlords and a multihousing association official spoke up at a recent meeting about Tempe’s proposed change to its anti-discrimination ordinance that would expand protections to sources of income, including federal and local housing vouchers.

Tempe approves use of $1.7M contract for shelter …

Tempe’s temporary shelter Sue’s Espacio will receive up to $1.7 million in funding for Mercy House Living Centers to provide housing placement and other related services over the next two years.

Program matches Tempe high schoolers with businesses …

More than 30 local students spent summer break gaining work experience and building professional skills thanks to the Career Ready Tempe program, which matches students with Tempe businesses for a six-week paid summer internship.

Tempe’s collaborative plan for a growing population

Projections by the Maricopa Association of Governments estimate that Tempe’s population will grow from 167,400, as recorded on July 1, 2022, to 269,700 by the same date in 2060 — an increase of 38%.

Tempe seeks applicants for Arts in the Parks group art …

The city of Tempe is seeking an experienced visual artist or artist collective to create an eye-catching participatory art piece that is site specific to six Arts in the Parks events held over three weekends from Jan. 20 to Feb. 4, 2024, from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Tempe city manager champions transparency, community …

Over a month into her new role within the city of Tempe, City Manager Rosa Inchausti is eager to engage with the community on meaningful projects in this position, despite naysayers who have criticized her leadership choices.

Spring training breaks attendance records at Tempe …

Tempe Diablo Stadium, host of the Los Angeles Angels, saw an attendance of more than 109,000, the highest in over a decade, marking 2023 as a home run for the first full spring training season since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Neighborhoods projects receive $327K from Tempe City …

Over $300,000 in funding has been approved by Tempe City Council for use in the Maryann Corder Neighborhood Grant Program, which supports community-led projects meant to improve neighborhoods.