The tough times for local restaurants went to another level last weekend.
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Friday, March 27, 2020
Thursday, March 26, 2020
Efforts to quickly enact an $11.8 billion “baseline’’ contingency budget for the coming fiscal year hit a snag Wednesday, March 18, as some Republicans questioned what is in the spending plan and Democrats are holding out for some priorities.
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Friday, March 20, 2020
Last week, President Donald Trump, Gov. Doug Ducey and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention advised those under 60 to avoid crowds and stay home as much as possible, to protect against COVID-19 — which can be deadly for the elderly population.
Thursday, March 19, 2020
Exactly six years after Sandy and David George opened Every Doggie has its DayCare, the husband and wife paired with the Peoria Chamber of Commerce on March 10 to cut a ceremonial ribbon and celebrate their successes. The canine daycare and boarding business is at 19209 N. 83rd Avenue, Suite…
Wednesday, March 18, 2020
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Saturday, March 14, 2020
The Peoria Arts Commission will dedicate Gordon Huether’s Barrel Cactus sculpture at 10 a.m. Tuesday, March 17, at Deer Village Park, 21217 N. 88th Lane.
Friday, March 13, 2020
Isaiah McGinnis, a seventh-grade honor roll student, was walking home from Santa Fe Elementary School at 3:20 p.m. Oct. 10, 2018. He was crossing West Peoria Avenue at North 77th Avenue, less than a half-mile from school, when a 2006 Ford pickup truck hit him.
Thursday, March 12, 2020
Saying the state has more money than it needs, Republicans on a House panel voted last week to cut state taxes by nearly $162 million this coming budget year – and by an undetermined amount years down the road.
Times Media Group, a Valley-based company with community weekly newspapers and websites throughout Arizona and California, has acquired The Foothills Focus, a community news weekly based in New River.
The Happy Valley Road bridge between 107th and 115th streets will be closed from 7 p.m. to 5 a.m. Thursday, March 12, for concrete paving of the bridge deck.
The Peoria Police Department is seeking the public’s help in locating a man believed to have committed four robberies, three in Peoria and one in Glendale.
Tuesday, March 10, 2020
The Wall That Heals, a traveling replica of the Vietnam Veterans Memorial in Washington, D.C., will be on display on the Great Lawn outside State Farm Stadium, 1 Cardinals Drive. After an opening ceremony at 1 p.m. Thursday, March 5, the replica will be on display through 3 p.m. Sunday, Marc…
Saturday, March 07, 2020
Friday, March 06, 2020
School district staff and community members gathered at the Peoria Unified School District on Feb. 26 to discuss financial options and prepare to advise the governing board on a potentially impactful decision.
Thursday, March 05, 2020
With news of COVID-19 spreading around the world, Valley school districts and parents are being urged to “plan for when community spread occurs.”
Wednesday, March 04, 2020
Sunday, March 01, 2020
Before President Donald Trump gave a speech at a Phoneix rally last week, Rep. Debbie Lesko of District 8 warmed up Trump supporters. She had stinging criticisms of Democrats.
Saturday, February 29, 2020
The Trump administration took another step toward expediting construction of a border wall, announcing it is waiving federal contracting regulations to fast track construction in four states, including Arizona.
As the West Valley stands at the beginning of the spring home-buying season, the inventory of available houses is continuing to dwindle, according to the website closely analyzing the metro Phoenix housing market.
Public safety is a core function of government, probably the most important thing we do. Jails are a necessary component. I get it, though. When many of you hear the county spent millions of dollars to build a new jail, your first question might be: Why? Or: Don’t we have enough jails? So …
Friday, February 28, 2020
Thursday, February 27, 2020
Another year of the historic Cactus League play is underway, the first under the watch of Peoria City Councilwoman Bridget Binsbacher. In July, she was named the Cactus League’s first executive director.
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Wednesday, February 19, 2020
The Peoria Unified School District Governing Board Meeting voted unanimously to approve the contract of Dr. Jason Reynolds at the board’s Jan. 23 meeting.