I recently rediscovered a quote that resonated strongly with my followers on Facebook. It’s a quote by Deanna Wadsworth. “There are four things you can’t recover: 1. The stone after the throw. 2. The word after it’s said. 3. The occasion after it’s missed. 4. The time after it’s gone.”
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Wednesday, October 13, 2021
The Peoria Unified School District is hosting a career development night from 6 to 7:30 p.m. Monday, Oct. 25 at Cactus High School, 6330 W. Greenway Road, Glendale. This event is geared toward seventh to 10th grade students in the West Valley and their families.
Tuesday, October 12, 2021
The year is 2012. Becky and I are in Tempe, attending our son’s graduation at ASU. The graduation was inside of the football stadium. Soon-to-be graduates, dressed in their regalia, are seated on the stadium’s playing field. Families and friends are sitting in the stands around the playing f…
Wednesday, October 06, 2021
Tuesday, October 05, 2021
When Theater Works closed its popular immersive show “Curiouser & Curiouser Too” on July 25, it was with a tease that it would be back in November with “A Curiouser Nutcracker.”
Sunday, October 03, 2021
Here’s a concept attributed by some to Mother Teresa about life. Her attitude, compassion, work ethic, and incredible belief in God have inspired the whole world.
Friday, October 01, 2021
Wednesday, September 29, 2021
Bourbon & Bones Chophouse and Bar will open its third location at 83 Marketplace, on the southeast corner of 83rd Avenue and Happy Valley Road in Peoria, in the fall of 2022.
Tuesday, September 28, 2021
Monday, September 27, 2021
Sunday, September 26, 2021
Locally owned and operated, Ray’s Pizza has served the community since 2003. Now, the New York-style pizzeria has been named Peoria’s restaurant of the month.
Saturday, September 25, 2021
Friday, September 24, 2021
The highly acclaimed duo of pianist Nicole Pesce and trumpeter Dan Reed will headline a free concert at Bellevue Heights Church worship center at 9440 W. Hutton Drive, Sun City, at 6 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 26.
Wednesday, September 22, 2021
Benevilla’s education event series continues at 1:30 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 29, with a free, online workshop titled “Home is Where the Heart Is and Where to Turn When Home is No Longer an Option.”
Monday, September 20, 2021
Sunday, September 19, 2021
Wednesday, September 15, 2021
Every morning in Africa, a gazelle awakens. It knows that it must run faster than the fastest cheetah or it will be killed. Likewise, every morning a cheetah awakens. It knows that it must outrun the slowest gazelle or it will starve to death. So, it doesn’t matter whether you are a cheetah …
Sunday, September 12, 2021
Thursday, September 09, 2021
After being on hiatus during the pandemic, Motors and Meals is returning from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 30, at the Beardsley Recreation Center, 128th Avenue and Beardsley Road, in Sun City West.
Tuesday, September 07, 2021
Last week, we started a two-part series on what happens when we live our lives or base our success on the following equation: expectations minus reality equals happiness.
Sunday, September 05, 2021
Each year West-MEC, a career and technical education (CTE) school district, parses through student data to measure performance, identify areas of growth, and celebrate success.
Saturday, September 04, 2021
Creamistry, the liquid nitrogen sweet shop that creates custom frozen desserts, will celebrate its grand opening with a free small ice cream for each guest from noon to 2 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 18.
Wednesday, September 01, 2021
Tuesday, August 31, 2021
We live in a success-driven world that generally believes and endorses an awkward value. That awkward value is success. Everyone will be impressed if we are the king of the hill, top dog, No. 1 or the sage on the stage.
Pipeline AZ, an Arizona career development and job skills exploration platform, partnered with the Maricopa County Community College District to support students in achieving their career goals while developing qualified workers for Arizona’s many thriving industries.
Monday, August 30, 2021
Saturday, August 28, 2021
Thursday, August 26, 2021
Sunday, August 22, 2021
Pleasant Harbor at Lake Pleasant and the city of Peoria will host the Peoria Country Fest from 2 to 10 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 9, featuring live country music from three popular country artists.
Saturday, August 21, 2021
When Valley Youth Theatre streams its VYTal Affair-athon fundraiser on Saturday, Aug. 21, Glendale and Peoria residents may recognize familiar faces on VYT’s stage.
Friday, August 20, 2021
Jurassic Fight Night will host Dino Day at Arrowhead Towne Center from 1 to 3:30 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 21, to promote the main event on Oct. 8 and Oct. 9 at Gila River Arena.
Wednesday, August 18, 2021
Monday, August 16, 2021
A Peoria resident has won a college scholarship from the Arizona Milk Producers annual contest, demonstrating the overall importance of milk and dairy.
Wednesday, August 11, 2021
Monday, August 09, 2021
Shooter’s World, an Arizona family-owned and -operated firearms education facility, indoor shooting range and gun retailer, is opening its third Valley location in Goodyear this fall.
Sunday, August 08, 2021
Special Olympics Arizona’s Copper State Raffle is underway, and tickets are still available, but the second winner of the raffle has been drawn and revealed.
Thursday, August 05, 2021
Wednesday, August 04, 2021
Tuesday, August 03, 2021
Monday, August 02, 2021
Sunday, August 01, 2021
Institutional Property Advisors, a division of Marcus & Millichap, announced the sale of Parc Roundtree Ranch, a 275-unit, newly constructed multifamily asset in Peoria. The property sold for $88.8 million, or $322,909 per unit.
Saturday, July 31, 2021
Issues related to sleep are nothing new. A study by Centers for Disease Control and Prevention found that more than a third of adults don’t regularly get enough sleep. Lack of shut-eye was already a problem before the pandemic. When COVID-19 swept the nation, so did “coronasomnia.”
Friday, July 30, 2021
Monday, July 26, 2021
Kristen Childers, store manager at Fry’s Food Stores in Glendale, has been recognized as one of 2021’s “Top Women in Grocery” by Progressive Grocer magazine, a national food retailer publication.
Wednesday, July 21, 2021
Phoenix resident Ava Terry was 9 years old when she won her first singing competition. Now, the 18-year-old is making a name for herself as budding pop country artist across the state.