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EDUCATION

Tempe high school district accepting nominees for social justice scholarship

The Dolores Huerta Scholarship will be awarded to a student in the Tempe Union High School District whose civic involvement reflects her work in such areas as community organizing and policy …
$500 gift cards

Tempe offers incentive to go paperless paying utility bills

Tempe has launched a sweepstakes to increase enrollment in paperless billing and autopay options for city utilities. Two winners will be drawn to win a $500 Visa Gift Card at the conclusion of the …
EDUCATION

5 Tempe Elementary School District students head to regional spelling bee

Urddhareta Roy of Connolly Middle School placed first in the 2023 Tempe Elementary School District Spelling Bee. The eighth-grader will be joined at this year’s regional spelling bee by …
Senate Bill 1108

Tempe, Mesa legislators question effects on cities of proposed minimum wage credits

PHOENIX - State lawmakers are moving to penalize cities financially that have a minimum wage higher than the rest of the state. And they are doing it in a way designed to get around restrictions …
COMMUNITY

Faith, civic leaders unite at Tempe prayer breakfast

The Faith in Action Prayer Breakfast will take place Friday, Feb. 3, in Tempe. Presented by the African American Advisory Committee of the Tempe History Museum, the breakfast will be 9-11 a.m. at …

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22 Jumps is a nonprofit that uses BASE jumping as a fundraising platform to support the development of short-term and long-term traumatic brain injury solutions.

Tempe, Mesa events raise money this week for traumatic brain injury research

East Valley businesses Dixxon Flannel Co. and Cider Corps are partnering with the national 22 Jumps project this week for a series of fundraising events dedicated to spotlighting advances in …
Runners will be participating in several races this weekend in Tempe as part of the Humana Rock 'n' Roll Marathon.

Rock ‘n’ Roll Marathon runs through Tempe this weekend

The countdown is on for the Humana Rock ‘n’ Roll Marathon this weekend and as runners prepare so should drivers around Tempe. Several streets will be closed or restricted for the …

Tempe FanCon 2023 includes pet photo contest with prizes

Tempe's FanCon 2023 will be taking place Saturday, Jan. 28, at the Tempe Public Library, but the deadline is approaching for the events Wags and Whiskers competition. FanCon is a free annual event …
The Breaking Ground Contemporary Dance Festival will take place Jan. 27-28 in Tempe.

Contemporary Dance Festival on its way to Tempe

A weekend of performances, master classes and social events featuring some of the most important voices in contemporary dance, the Breaking Ground Contemporary Dance Festival is coming to Tempe Center for the Arts.
Mirabella at ASU

Tempe bar wins round in court against Mirabella at ASU

An appellate judge has sided with Shady Park in a ruling that sends the concert venue’s dispute with Mirabella at ASU back to superior court. The Arizona Appeals Court judge cited the First …
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