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Mayor Cathy Carlat and Palo Verde District Councilmember Michael Finn get a pass this year. Both are running unopposed for re-election.

It’s a number we are taught as children, a number that no one ever wants to have to dial. However, in the unfortunate circumstance that you have to call 9-1-1, you want to know that help is on the way, and quickly.

Well, here we are, the morning after the special Congressional District 8 primary election. The Big Two have selected their candidates and now, it comes to the big finale April 24. Then, the campaigns start all over again. Before you know it, the primary election in August will pit the same …

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In next week’s paper, we will be publishing an article about public art in Peoria, and the arts in general in Peoria.

The Thursday Brown Bag Food Distribution Program is a small part of a larger picture. Feeding America is a United States-based nonprofit organization that is a nationwide network of more than 200 food banks that feed more than 46 million people through food pantries, soup kitchens, shelters,…

Well, summer is over, and City Hall will be gearing up for action. Although we won’t see the agenda for another week, it is almost certain to contain items of special interest to the planning community.

We’re coming up on Independence Day, a day of celebration, picnics in the park, fireworks at the stadium, sharing the pride you feel about all the liberties we have as Americans.

There was a lot of ground covered in Mayor Cathy Carlat’s State of the City address. Not only did she praise council and staff, she mentioned Peoria citizens by name who had given her recommendations and ideas for moving the city forward into a brighter future.

None of us live in a bubble. Everything that happens in our world will eventually have an impact on our lives.

A great number of us are out of touch with the world around us, and much of it has to do with technology advances. So many of us are fascinated with our hand-held window to the world, we ignore people sitting or standing next to us who just want a little attention.

In today’s current climate, with a harsh spotlight being trained on law enforcement agencies and police officers being painted with broader and murkier brush strokes, it’s easy to forget that behind the sensational headlines, behind the dramatic short clips of body worn camera videos, behind…

In 2012, Peoria Unified School District (PUSD) voters approved a $180,000,000 bond - the first ever with no new construction. The Citizens Advisory Committee (CAC) convened by the governing board was provided with needs of $300,000,000 but recommended a smaller amount.

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