After two years of studies, workshops, open houses, committee and planning meetings, the Peoria General Plan is nearing the finish line.
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Sunday, November 10, 2019
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Thursday, November 07, 2019
For years considered a tag-along to the Phoenix area business scene, the West Valley is emerging as a leader. Huge projects and high-profile companies underscore rapid growth from Goodyear, Avondale and Buckeye to Glendale and even Peoria.
Donald Watts was among the 22 members inducted into the United Arizona Veterans Hall of Fame on Oct. 18. Watts is a Manistee justice of the peace from Peoria and a veteran of the Arizona Air National Guard who spent time at the Luke Air Force Base.
After losing in a landslide to Peoria Pine District Councilwoman Denette Dunn, Cordero Delgadillo filed a lawsuit alleging the council seat was “won by Dunn via illegitimate and unconstitutional means.”
Wednesday, November 06, 2019
Friday, November 01, 2019
The Maricopa County Elections Department urges voters to send in ballots as soon as possible for the Nov. 5 election. The elections department began mailing out ballots Oct. 9.
The Arizona Association of REALTORS recently announced Peoria resident Jan Leighton as the association’s 2020 president-elect at its Leadership Conference
OneAZ Credit Union and OneAZ Community Foundation recently awarded Community Impact Grants to three nonprofits based in the West Valley, including the Glendale/Peoria YMCA, Pendergast Elementary Community Foundation and Positive Network Alliance, Inc.
Thursday, October 31, 2019
State Rep. Kevin Payne (R-21) spoke last week at a Peoria Chamber of Commerce event. While he discussed transportation and business issues, the Centennial High setting underscored Payne’s near-obsession with using technology to increase school safety. “It’s my No. 1 priority,” Payne said, af…
Saturday, October 26, 2019
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Thursday, October 24, 2019
Welcome, everyone, to another edition of Business Briefcase, where we address all the great happenings in the local business world — whether it be openings, closings, construction and development, ribbon-cutting ceremonies and expansions, chamber mixers and networking events or anything else…
Saturday, October 19, 2019
Friday, October 18, 2019
San Diego Padres pitcher Jacob Nix was scheduled to appear in Maricopa County Superior Court for a preliminary hearing Oct. 16, after he was arrested on a charge of criminal trespassing for attempting to sneak into a Peoria home through a doggy door.
Peoria has a population of over 160,000 and it is growing every year. However, the city only has around 75,000 employees, which means a significant number of Peoria residents work outside of the city limits and must commute elsewhere in the Valley.
Teen blood donor Deven Meyers of Fountain Hills has been announced the winner of a 2019 VW Passat Wolfsburg Edition in Vitalant’s “Summer Drive to Save Lives” Volkswagen raffle.
Thursday, October 17, 2019
Ivan-Bogomil Sabev of Peoria was recently sworn in as a midshipman in the U. S. Naval Reserve at the United States Merchant Marine Academy (USMMA) at Kings Point, NY. Sabev was nominated to the elite federal service academy by Senator Kyrsten Sinema and Congresswomen Debbie Lesko.
Saturday, October 12, 2019
Cox Communications Cox Charities announced on Sept. 30 the distribution of $570,000 in grant funding to 108 Arizona agencies. In the West Valley, three organizations received grants: Doreen Katz Memorial Cancer Foundation of Peoria; Avondale’s Homeless Youth Connection; and WHAM Art Associat…
Friday, October 11, 2019
The United States Department of Agriculture Forest Service and Tonto National Forest is looking for career-focused women who want to protect and preserve America’s public lands by training to an on-call wildland firefighters for the 2020 fire season.
Welcome, everyone, to another edition of Business Briefcase, where we address all the great happenings in the local business world — whether it be openings, closings, construction and development, ribbon-cutting ceremonies and expansions, chamber mixers and networking events or anything else.
With October being Fire Prevention Month, First Alert is teaming up with more than 1,700 Lowe’s stores across the country in a joint effort to spread awareness about the importance of whole home protection.
The League of Women Voters of Northwest Maricopa County invites the public to join a discussion of “Advocacy Made Easy” at 6 p.m. on Monday, Oct. 21. The meeting will be held at the Universalist Unitarian Church, 17540 Avenue of the Arts, in Surprise.
Wildlife World Zoo, Aquarium & Safari Park is raising awareness and funds for children with cancer in our community. On Saturday, Oct. 19, the Zoo is partnering up with Anchored Kings Screen Printing to raise funds for Arizona Cancer Foundation for Children.
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