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The Peoria Unified School District governing board voted to adopt a resolution ordering all matters necessary for a 15% maintenance and operations (M&O) budget override election to be held on Tuesday, November 5.

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A man has been arrested and accused of robbing a woman and her brother at gunpoint before pistol-whipping them. A second suspect has not yet been identified or arrested.

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In May, Cape Powers was named the new director for Peoria’s water services department, where he will oversee more than 90 employees and a $38 million budget for the city.

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Glendale councilmembers recently discussed methods of bringing their contributions to the fully funded levels that are now required by law.

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A man remains in the hospital in stable condition after Glendale and Phoenix fire crews rescued him from an apartment fire the morning of June 6.

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Blood donors are asked to bring their “lifesaving powers” to Vitalant centers or drives to be automatically entered to win a 2019 VW Passat Wolfsburg Edition.

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At the door of Jasmine Pettit’s Glendale home, Mary, a pit bull and chihuahua mix, barks and spins in circles. Inside, Pettit sits in a recliner holding a steaming mug of coffee branded with the words “queen of everything,” the other clutching a cross necklace around her neck.

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With the Peoria Police Department’s K-9 unit limited to patrol and drug detection, officers are looking to expand the services they provide by acquiring an explosive ordinance disposal (EOD) dog.

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The city of Peoria has settled a lawsuit with the alleged fourth victim of a former city worker who was convicted in 2009 of inappropriate conduct with several other minors.

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The Peoria Unified School District governing board voted to adopt a resolution ordering all matters necessary for a 15% maintenance and operations (M&O) budget override election to be held Tuesday, November 5.

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A Glendale Community College student will join the Maricopa County Community College District governing board as a student representative for the 2019-20 year.

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Sanderson Ford officials and partners joined David Kimmerle and top executives from Ford Motor Co. at Sanderson Ford to honor its successes in 2018 and celebrate being America’s most awarded Ford dealership.

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A key House lawmaker is demanding an apology from Sen. Paul Boyer over the tactics the Phoenix Republican has used to push his legislation giving victims of child sex abuse more time to sue their assailants.

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A former baseball coach was sentenced to 25 years in prison May 24 after pleading guilty to sexual conduct with a number of young boys on his former teams.

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Several months after passing a city ordinance banning cellphone use while driving, Glendale city councilmembers decided to switch to using the new state law language when citing drivers.

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The city of Glendale has found its new assistant city manager.

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Abrazo Health is planning its annual Healthy Over Hungry cereal drive, and this year the challenge has been issued: donate enough healthy cereal to fill the office of Abrazo Arrowhead Campus Chief Operating Officer Omar Pineda.

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For 25 years, Ramsey Solutions’ Financial Peace University has helped more than 5 million people change their financial future. Created by financial expert Dave Ramsey, this nine-lesson digital course provides families and individuals with practical tools to gain control of their finances an…

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Glendale officials continue cut costs as the City Council directed staff to move forward with changing city facilities’ lights to LED.

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Nearly three years after opening a new campus in Surprise, Ottawa University has named Dr. Dennis Tyner as its first president.

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Abrazo Arrowhead Campus was awarded an “A” in The Leapfrog Group’s spring 2019 Leapfrog Hospital Safety Score, demonstrating the hospital’s commitment to delivering safe, high-quality patient care.

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After a heated discussion about adding council assistant positions to the 2019-20 fiscal year budget, council heard examples of how the money could be used if a councilmember decided to forego the help.

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The Peoria Unified School District will once again utilize the Modified Monday schedule for the 2019-20 school year to help support the ongoing professional development needs for employees.

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With a new decade on the horizon, the nation’s fastest-growing county is making smart investments to further position itself as an attractive, long-term home for families and businesses. On May 20, the board of supervisors approved a tentative $2.57 billion budget for fiscal year 2020.

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Food City, Lyft and Valley of the Sun United Way officials alongside local families and Phoenix Mayor Kate Gallego broke ground on their Grocery Access Program — which will assist Greater Phoenix residents living in food deserts, or low-income areas with limited access to full-service grocer…

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Washington Elementary School District continues to expand as it held a groundbreaking ceremony for a new building on the Arroyo Elementary School campus.

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Dr. E. D. Hirsch Jr. once said, “For the sake of academic excellence, greater equity and higher literacy, elementary and middle schools need to teach a coherent, cumulative and content-specific core curriculum.

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After over 20 years in the making, residents of the Yucca District now have something a generation of children has been missing.

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The sixth annual Hometown Christmas Parade was held December 8 in downtown Glendale to celebrate the true star of Christmas and to support the Hope for Hunger Food Bank.

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Glendale councilmembers questioned their own transparency as a proposal to eliminate the city’s internal auditor position and create an independent internal audit program and audit committee passed with a 5-2 vote May 14.

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In the midst of preparations for the 2023 Super Bowl, the Valley appears to be solving one of the main issues faced during the 2015 game: hotel rooms.

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Nearly 50% of Maricopa County’s growth over the next 25 years is projected to occur in the West Valley.

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After weeks of discussions at numerous budget workshops, Glendale City Council has approved a tentative 2019-20 fiscal year budget for $736 million, an increase of $47 million over the previous year.

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As the city budget gets closer to final approval, one of the items being finalized is the elimination of the internal city auditor position on administrative issues.

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Sen. Martin Quezada, Pendergast Elementary School District board member, has joined the advisory committee for NALEO’s Education Leadership Academy.

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The Glendale Chamber Military and Veterans Committee held a military appreciation breakfast May 8 to honor 10 local active-duty service members.

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The driver suspected of hitting a 12-year-old boy on a skateboard and fleeing the scene May 6 has turned himself over to Glendale police.

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At the May 9 governing board meeting, Peoria Unified Governing board members filled two vacant administrative positions at the district: deputy superintendent and chief operations, safety and risk management officer for the 2019-20 school year.

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Two months after announcing a new plant to be built in Glendale, RRB Beverage Operating Inc. is now part of the Greater Maricopa Foreign Trade Zone (GMFTZ).

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Glendale Mayor Jerry Weiers held a meeting April 25 with more than 50 members from the the West Valley’s faith-based communities to introduce leaders to a newly opened nonprofit.

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