Domestic violence shelters are critically important services, and victims often require support at all hours of the day. New Life Center, Arizona’s largest domestic violence shelter, launched a 24-hour mobile hotline this summer.
Charlotte Witvoet, 16, grew up in Indiana but, as the child of divorced parents, spends her summer in the Glendale/Peoria area, where her mother lives.
In honor of the 100th anniversary of the 19th Amendment, the GFWC Glendale Woman’s Club hosted a Suffrage Centennial Mini Museum and play reading Aug. 26 at its Glendale clubhouse.
As social distancing and isolation continue throughout the COVID-19 pandemic, many states across the country are reporting an increase in reported drug overdoses and suicides, including Arizona.
The Rocky Mountain Southwest Chapter of the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences named Mike Harris one of its Silver Circle Society members. He will be honored at this year’s virtual Rocky Mountain Emmys Sept. 19.
When Valley Youth Theatre streams its VYTAl Affair-athon on Aug. 22, viewers will recognize many beloved local performers and stars of stage and screen. VYT alumni including Academy Award winner Emma Stone and Broadway’s Nick Cartell, who recently completed a two-and-a-half-year run as Jean …
Though he started overseeing a district with over 37,000 students and more than 4,000 staff in the middle of a pandemic, Dr. Jason Reynolds is confident in the work he and his team plan to do.
Though the young students were not able to fully experience the college’s Glendale labs and campus, a July 13-17 virtual version of Midwestern University’s annual Health Careers Institute provided an opportunity to explore a variety of health professions.
Penny Perkins saved up and bought her first home for her and her three boys in February of this year. They were ecstatic to have their own pool, and she began looking for a pool fence right away.
Award-winning author Katrina Shawver has returned for a second stint as the Writer in Residence at the Glendale Public Library for the summer.
A chef could be defined as an expert in the field of the culinary arts. A chef might be characterized as a trained professional who transforms food into edible art.
Black Bottom Lighters singer Ryan Stilwell just wants to provide for his family. He knows he’s not different from anyone else, but he tells the story differently than others.
The Supreme Court ruled last week that the Civil Rights Act protections against “sex discrimination” also protect gay or transgender employees from discrimination, even if they are not specifically mentioned in the 1964 law.
For many people who are deaf or hard of hearing, lip reading, facial expressions and body language are vital to communication, but protective face masks and remote work and school meant to slow the spread of COVID-19 have made it more difficult.
A Glendale resident who is the assistant director of the Maricopa County Department of Human Services is one of six women slated to be honored for their leadership by the Arizona chapter of an international women’s organization.
Meals of Joy, a nonprofit meal delivery service for West Valley seniors in need, is hosting its third annual Duck Derby rubber duck race Thursday, July 2.
Goodyear’s Meals of Joy, a nonprofit meal delivery service for seniors in need, will host its third annual Duck Derby rubber duck race Thursday, July 2.
Lorraine Zomok sees baking and cooking as therapy. When she was being treated for head and neck cancer, she wrapped herself in the warmth of cooking shows. Throughout the pandemic, meticulously making meals got her through the day.
Employees and first responders at Abrazo Health locations across the Valley will be treated to free meals from local food trucks this week courtesy of Ball Corporation.
Six youth and five adults—from Clifton, Glendale, Litchfield Park, Phoenix, San Tan Valley, Scottsdale and Surprise—are finalists of Bashas’ Donut Flavor Craze Contest.
Keith Haring’s bright, graffiti-like art is well known around the world. But a local woman tossed a Haring painting aside, saying it wasn’t her taste, when it was given to her.
Keeping your immune system strong is important—now more than ever—as the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic continues to spread, West Valley nutrition and health experts say.
Few of the thousands of recent Arizona college graduates have the work experience and life skills of Justin Sanchez of Litchfield Park.
Cold Beers and Cheeseburgers has been committed to the community since its first store opened. With the COVID-19 pandemic, it is expanding its outreach with Cold Beers Cares.
We are in uncharted territory right now with uncertainty all around us. The stay-at-home order recently implemented in Arizona and social distancing have made it extremely difficult to maintain relationships with friends and family, stay active and ultimately find things to keep ourselves busy.
Homie, a real estate tech disruptor that operates in the greater Phoenix area, has partnered with the Valley of the Sun United Way (VSUW) to help provide relief to those most impacted by coronavirus through the COVID-19 Relief Fund.
Now that most of us are working and learning from home, you may notice that some websites may be a bit slow to load and you may experience intermittent buffering when streaming video.
To show social distancing does not have to be devoid of culture, West Valley Arts is going virtual, creating virtual tours and full access to the gallery online.
While some Valley grocery store shelves are stripped bare daily as COVID-19 panics shoppers, many smaller specialty and gourmet shops in the West Valley remain open and fully stocked.
Two weeks ago, students in the West Valley went on spring break, but the rising concerns of COVID-19 prevented the normal resumption of classes as Gov. Doug Ducey ordered all schools closed until April 10.
As more people are practicing social distancing and isolating, many are also having to adjust their coping mechanisms for mental health.
Thousands of wild horses and burros roam across millions of acres of public land in 10 Western states, including Arizona. The Bureau of Land Management, which manages these herds, estimated last year there are 88,000 animals – more than three times as many as there should be.
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