At a Starbucks on 43rd and Thunderbird avenues, the 42-year-old man wearing a blazer and two-day beard may be grading a paper on the Athenian senate, where philosophy met politics and birthed democracy.
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Friday, December 13, 2019
The holidays are upon us. That magical time of year when family, food, charity and goodwill change us as individuals and communities. That moment in time where an extra traffic light, or a long line, is just an opportunity to listen to Bing Crosby belt out the single best rendition of “Whit…
Members of the Peoria Chamber of Commerce joined the staff of Kawaii Sushi and Asian Cuisine in Peoria on Dec. 4 to celebrate the restaurant’s first year of business with a ribbon-cutting.
Thursday, December 12, 2019
Saturday, December 07, 2019
Thursday, December 05, 2019
New Life Center is one of the largest domestic violence shelters in the country. Based in Goodyear, it serves around a thousand children and adults annually through an emergency shelter. It provides outreach support programs working with victims and their families in efforts to help them esc…
Growing up as the daughter of a veteran, Haley Schuster learned at a very early age how important it is to care for members of the military, as well as first responders.
Wednesday, December 04, 2019
Monday, December 02, 2019
Saturday, November 30, 2019
While the Peoria Arizona Historical Society is locked in a legal battle over its leadership, the Peoria City Council approved a budget amendment in its Nov. 12 meeting to help fund the storage and safety of the society’s artifacts.
Friday, November 29, 2019
Thursday, November 28, 2019
Several influential business and development figures in the Phoenix Metropolitan area met in Phoenix Nov. 15 to discuss exciting upcoming improvements and potential in the West Valley
Valley residents will learn how to get involved with clinical medical trials on Dec. 5 at the inaugural Phoenix AWARE-for-All event. Local community members, patients and research professionals will gather to share information about the value of clinical research.
Tuesday, November 26, 2019
The Peoria City Council is taking a step toward authorizing a “signature event” in the city to attract tourists, businesses and to further instill pride in the city.
Monday, November 25, 2019
The Tohono O’odham Nation provided a large grant to the city of Peoria for the purchase of an Emergency Response Robot to be used in critical and life-saving situations by the emergency and fire departments.
Sunday, November 24, 2019
Saturday, November 23, 2019
Friday, November 22, 2019
A project which includes a hotel, homes, retail and dining is in the preliminary stages at P83 Entertainment District. This would be a major addition to the current entertainment, dining and sports district along 83rd Avenue.
Thursday, November 21, 2019
The Arizona Department of Revenue’s (ADOR) Unclaimed Property program is looking for members of the U.S. military who have unclaimed funds in their names from when they were based in Arizona.
In the physicians’ lounge at Abrazo West Campus, all Dr. Sushil Pandey did was press a button on a machine. His hot chocolate was mixed inside the machine and poured into a waiting cup, perfectly delivered.
When Meng Truong and his wife Paulina emigrated to Arizona from Cambodia, they immediately noticed something missing: there were no prominent ethnic markets carring food or items making them feel like they were home.
Vitalant donors will “Hear the Sweet Sound of Saving Lives” when they give blood Nov. 16 to Nov. 30 at any donor center or blood drive across the Valley, compliments of The Phoenix Symphony.
Tuesday, November 19, 2019
Saturday, November 16, 2019
While business leaders were socializing before WESTMARC’s Best of the West awards show and dinner Thursday, Nov. 7, the Lee Perreira Trio played a version of Bob Marley’s “Stir It Up.”
Friday, November 15, 2019
It is sometimes a nuisance or inconvenience for a freelancer or entrepreneur to travel to local coffee shops, in the hopes of getting work completed, when seats are unavailable, or when the environment is too distracting and even when the Wi-Fi is occasionally spotty. But one Peoria entrepre…
Students aren’t the only ones who get grades in Arizona. Peoria Elementary School recently received its report card showing strong improvement.
Gila River Hotels & Casinos—Wild Horse Pass, Lone Butte and Vee Quiva—distributed a year’s worth of self-excluded jackpots to five local nonprofit organizations at its recent annual Gila River Cares Night of Giving celebration held at Wild Horse Pass.
It’s almost time for Peoria Unified School District’s fall break, which means it’s almost time for Fall Break Ed Camp, which will be held from 6 a.m. to 6 p.m. Nov. 25-27.
Jack Burns, a public affairs specialist, presents a free workshop from the Social Security Administration. The workshop is at 5 p.m. Monday, Nov. 18, at Rio Vista Recreation Center, 8866 W. Thunderbird Road, Peoria.
A staple of auto maintenance and car care in Peoria celebrated a change of ownership on Nov. 7, as Tech 1 Auto cut a ceremonial ribbon with the Peoria Chamber of Commerce.
Monday, November 11, 2019
Sunday, November 10, 2019
Saturday, November 09, 2019
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