Part of the joy of being a parent is introducing your baby to all kinds of new skills and activities. The important skills that you teach should take place on both the land and in the water. Teaching your baby how to swim and how to be safe around water is one of the most crucial life lesson…
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Wednesday, August 21, 2019
Like painting a landscape or portrait, creating intricate designs on people’s bodies has become its own art form. The Hell City Tattoo Festival celebrates the artistic style by bringing some of the top tattoo artists from around the world to Phoenix.
Sunday, August 18, 2019
This year’s Motors & Meals event, a benefit for nonprofit Northwest Valley Connect (NVC), will be held from noon to 4 p.m. Sunday, October 20, at Beardsley Park, 20011 N. 128th Avenue in Sun City West.
Saturday, August 17, 2019
Those shopping for a vehicle that is inexpensive to purchase, economical to own, reliable and well-constructed should pay a visit to the Subaru dealer. This Forester is their popular model, with a starting price of $24,295.
Thursday, August 15, 2019
Arizona Broadway Theatre and the city of Peoria will present a free public viewing of West Valley Art Museum’s annual Celebrating West Valley Artists show August 1 through September 30 in the ABT lobby. This is the final installment in a year of exhibiting art through this special partnership.
Wednesday, August 14, 2019
Nathan Tesman, a recent graduate of BASIS School in Peoria, was awarded a college-sponsored Merit Scholarship by Arizona State University for his academic and extracurricular achievement in high school.
Tuesday, August 13, 2019
Monday, August 12, 2019
Deneen Ramirez says Pleasant Harbor at Lake Pleasant officials have big goals for their new country- and western-themed festival, which is set to kick off this fall.
Saturday, August 10, 2019
Friday, August 09, 2019
An oil painting attributed to the famous landscape artist Thomas Moran and a vintage Motion Picture Camera believed to have been used by the Navy are among some 40 rare and high-end collectibles that will be auctioned at 6 p.m. Friday, August 30, at EJ’s Auction & Appraisal, 5880 W. Bell…
Thursday, August 08, 2019
Some days, your job may feel like an uphill battle. Perhaps it’s a struggle to be consistently productive or to even motivate yourself to get in the door. It’s normal to feel checked out of your job sometimes, but when you feel this daily it may be something more. Burnout is no longer just a…
After winning FirstBank’s $20K Good Business Giveaway in 2018, Peanut Butter Americano (PB Americano) was awarded $20,000 and a personalized marketing campaign of its choosing. With assistance from FirstBank, PB Americano is dedicating a portion of the winnings to a cause-marketing campaign …
Let me set the stage for you. Several years ago, I was speaking in a large church in the Philippines. The church was in a poor barrio of Manila. A thousand people or more were crammed into the old, tattered building, designed to hold 500 people. But the room was filled with expectant and exu…
Wednesday, August 07, 2019
Tuesday, August 06, 2019
Saturday, August 03, 2019
The Corolla is the most popular model Toyota has sold. The last update was back in 2013, so the factory has created a new platform for this hatchback on 2019 versions which will transfer to the four-door sedans in 2020. Many potential customers will be glad to know that a six-speed manual tr…
Friday, August 02, 2019
Challenges, challenges, why challenges? Could it be challenges are good for us? Many times, when challenges come into our lives, overcoming the challenge is what promotes us. Challenges make us more capable, wiser and stronger in spirit and mind. Challenges, when met and overcome, raise our …
Thursday, August 01, 2019
The singing West brothers, Eddie and Bay, will headline a fun-filled evening of entertainment at the Summer Sundae Sunday at Bellevue Heights Church on August 4.
Wednesday, July 31, 2019
Tuesday, July 30, 2019
The reality show “The Biggest Loser” is accepting applications for its upcoming season, giving Valley residents the chance to focus on their health and diet.
Monday, July 29, 2019
Sunday, July 28, 2019
Saturday, July 27, 2019
Expected rain showers sure seem like the perfect cure for these scorching summer temps in metro Phoenix, but as Valley residents know, the monsoon moisture brings dust and thunderstorms that aren’t for the faint of heart.
Friday, July 26, 2019
David Medansky was given an ultimatum by his doctor in 2016: Lose weight or find another doctor. He didn’t want Medansky dying of a heart attack on his watch. After all, based on his lab test results, there was a 95% chance of that happening.
Thursday, July 25, 2019
Wednesday, July 24, 2019
Friday, July 19, 2019
A state-licensed medical training school, Medstar Academy in Peoria offers five programs — certified nursing assistant; licensed nursing assistant; pharmacy technician; phlebotomy technician; and basic life support and first aid.
The Pendergast District is focused on educating the “whole child” through research-based academics, fine arts, physical education, technology, extra-curricular programs and a full-time counselor on each campus.
Shopping for an SUV featuring three-row seating will present plenty of choices. Attempting to find one with a low price tag offers few choices. This brings us to the Volkswagen Tiguan.
Thursday, July 18, 2019
Joanna McFarland and her neighbors were busy parents in Los Angeles who needed help shuffling their eight children to their six different schools and extracurricular activities.
To make sure thousands of students get to school safely, hundreds of crossing guards will take part in upcoming regional training workshops. They will learn essential crossing guard procedures, traffic laws regarding crosswalks, proper equipment, and how to ensure their own health and safety…
Wednesday, July 10, 2019
Tuesday, July 09, 2019
Saturday, July 06, 2019
Essential oils are not just potpourri. They can be used in all areas of life — natural nonchemical house cleaning, aromatherapy, a favorite personal perfume, and to effectively treat common health ailments. Peppermint can help digestion (recent studies have shown frequent usage of antacids c…
Thursday, July 04, 2019
Arizona Broadway Theatre has announced the 2019-20 lineup for the popular ABT Monday Night Concert Series. Concerts are on select Monday evenings throughout the season (October ’19 through March ’20).
There was a married couple sleeping and an intruder entered their house. The intruder put a knife to the neck of the woman and said, “I like to know the names of my victims before I kill them. What is your name?” “My name is Elizabeth,” the woman replied.
Welcome to the Fourth of July edition of Business Briefcase! For new readers, this is a brief weekly report on business news around Peoria for readers to stay updated on what’s new in the area. For returning readers, welcome back!
Wednesday, July 03, 2019
Wednesday, June 26, 2019
A local nonprofit organization that helps adults with intellectual disabilities is looking to support its clientele through other means.
Friday, June 21, 2019
In case you need incentives beyond cool weather and majestic views to fly or drive to Mount Hood Territory in northwestern Oregon, tourism officials there have a suggestion: Head over to Arrowhead Towne Center in Glendale Saturday, June 22, or Sunday, June 23.
Thursday, June 20, 2019
Monday, June 17, 2019
Sunday, June 02, 2019
Blood donors are asked to bring their “lifesaving powers” to Vitalant centers or drives to be automatically entered to win a 2019 VW Passat Wolfsburg Edition.
Saturday, June 01, 2019
ASSE Student Exchange Programs is seeking American families to host high school students from Germany. All these students have received a scholarship through The Congress Bundestag Youth Exchange Program (CBYX), a U.S. State Department-sponsored program.
A city lease of buildings occupied by the Peoria Arizona Historical Society (PAHS) was terminated on July 23. Given this development, the city will be taking steps to ensure historic items within the facility are properly maintained.
LUKE FORWARD THEN – READY FOR THE FUTURE