The city of Glendale has been recognized for achieving the 2021 What Works Cities Certification, the national standard of excellence in data-driven city governance.
Despite an $11.8 billion unfunded liability owed by more than 300 Arizona municipalities, counties and state agencies, some encouraging trends are emerging in the system that provides pensions for nearly 60,000 retired first responders, corrections officers and qualifying elected officials.
As the Valley reaches record-breaking temperatures, Phoenix Rescue Mission is also breaking records. The Mission’s Street Outreach Team has rescued 120 men, women and children off the streets since launching its Code:Red Summer Heat Relief effort in May.
Verizon-authorized retailer Round Room LLC is giving away 140,000 backpacks full of school supplies to children across the United States through its TCC and Wireless Zone.
Glendale teenager Malia Bradford ran away from home in March 2020 after she was dropped off at school on a Friday morning. She was frustrated with growing up, confused about her family, and just wanted to be normal like the other kids at school.
Glendale Community College was recognized by the Healthy Arizona Worksite Program as achieving the Platinum Level of excellence in worksite wellness.
Richmond American Homes, Pulte Homes and David Weekley Homes are selling in phase one of Northpointe at Vistancia, the fourth and final lifestyle community within the award-winning 7,100-acre Vistancia master-planned community.
Starting next week, billboards, social media, television and print media will carry messages urging thousands of Valley motorists, including those in the West Valley, to prepare for four years of disruptions in their driving routines.
The Peoria Unified School District recently received multiple awards from the National School Public Relations Association (NSPRA) in the 2021 National School Communications Awards contest.
Julie Trent doesn’t think about herself when she recalls her spot as a quarterfinalist in the Recording Academy and Grammy Museum Music Educator Award.
The Maricopa Association of Governments’ Regional Council elected a new chair, Mesa Mayor John Giles. The Regional Council is MAG’s governing body.
Longtime Glendale resident Robert Nejbauer Jr. is pressuring city officials and residents to act after he said Mayor Jerry Weiers verbally assaulted him in the Gila River Arena parking garage.
Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport is filling up with more travelers this year, with more than 4.8 million passengers boarding flights there in the past four months alone, according to a report published by the airport.
A couple months after 22-month-old Justin Alvarez nearly died after falling into a backyard pool, the basketball-loving boy had the chance to meet the first responders who helped save his life during a ceremony honoring them.
The Glendale Elementary School District was awarded the Certificate of Excellence in financial reporting from the Association of School Business Officials International.
Glendale Mayor Jerry Weiers said the much-hyped Crystal Lagoons Island Resort is much more than a water park. It’s a world-class destination.
Art is a finicky industry, according to Erik Hoyer. As the CEO of the Glendale-based EJ’s Auction & Appraisal, Hoyer feels the auctions can be tough in that regard.
Former Glendale Fire Chief Gray Crabtree was honored with a plaque dedication ceremony in front of Fire Station 151 on May 26. Firefighters, dignitaries, retirees, family and friends gathered at the station for a small ceremony to celebrate his legacy.
The city of Glendale recently completed the sale of $13.7 million in general obligation bonds and $22.72 million of water and sewer revenue obligations.
The city of Glendale continues to support the critical work of the Heat Relief Network, spearheaded by the Maricopa Association of Governments (MAG).
The Glendale City Council unanimously approved a nondiscrimination ordinance prohibiting discrimination in employment, housing and places of public accommodation based on race, color, ethnicity, national origin, age, disability, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, vet…
The Glendale Fire Department aided the Phoenix Fire Department in rescuing 22 park attendees stuck on a roller coaster at Castles N Coasters in North Phoenix.
Registration is open for the first Urban Heat Leadership Academy developed by the Nature Conservancy, Phoenix Revitalization Corp. and other partners. The academy is free and open to Valley residents.
Maj. Randy Hammit and Lt. Kelli Hammit received the Silver Medal of Valor on May 20, a year after their heroic efforts saved visitors during the Westgate Entertainment District mass shooting.
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- Amerisleep helps customers put ‘coronasomnia’ to bed
- West Valley NAACP reacts to the signing of HB 2906
- The obvious difference of being a ‘belonger’
- WV cities pay millions toward $11.8B pension debt
- Glendale Chamber forms education committee
- Arizona Coyotes’ trade and draft rep ‘new culture’
- Phoenix Rescue Mission sets record for street rescues