Glendale pays tribute to those who serve
Sitting across the lunch table from fellow Veterans IV Veterans member Brian Kendall, Dustin Abbas often looks at a notebook to confirm an event or double-check a date.
It could be said Sen. Kyrsten Sinema (D-Ariz.) was amped up to meet Red Bull CEO, Stefan Koza. She discussed the energy drink giant’s first U.S. manufacturing and distribution plant, set to open in Glendale in 2021.
For years considered a tag-along to the Phoenix- area business scene, the West Valley is emerging as a leader. Huge projects and high-profile companies underscore rapid growth from Goodyear, Avondale and Buckeye to Glendale and even Peoria.
The West Valley’s Forrest Anderson Plumbing and Air Conditioning Inc. named three finalists for its fourth annual Military Hero A/C Giveaway contest. A Facebook page vote determines who will win a new air conditioning unit, fully installed and free of charge.
ProMusica Arizona Chorale and Orchestra perform a free performance of “Celebrate America” at 7 p.m. Friday, Nov. 1, at the Glendale Civic Center, 5750 W. Glenn Drive in Glendale.
On the Glendale Nov. 5 ballot is a proposal to raise the salary of councilmembers by 55%, from the current $34,000 to $52,685. The mayor’s salary would increase by 43%, from the current $48,000 to $68,490.
A three-term state lawmaker is crafting legislation to allow county supervisors to oust a sitting assessor or treasurer if that person is indicted.
The Glendale Xeriscape Demonstration Garden that surrounds the Glendale Main Library is holding a volunteer “workday” from 8 to 11 a.m., Saturday, Nov. 2.
State lawmakers are going to spend at least $125,000 to determine why parents seeking to use state funds for private and parochial schools say they can’t get approved.
OneAZ Credit Union and OneAZ Community Foundation recently awarded Community Impact Grants to three nonprofits based in the West Valley: The Glendale/Peoria YMCA, Pendergast Elementary Community Foundation and Positive Network Alliance Inc.
Although some complain governments take too long to act, Glendale’s mayor and city council moved swiftly to prepare a ballot measure with pay raises — for themselves.
A proposed new highway from Nogales to Wickenburg that would eventually go to Kingman has united a Republican legislator and environmental interests in opposition – for different reasons.
Chewy and shelter advocate Lee Asher have partnered with shelters across the nation to help animals their forever homes. Dedicated to improving the lives and well-being of pets, Chewy is donating more than $1 million in essentials resources and supplies.
Beginning Oct. 28, the city of Glendale Public Facilities, Recreation & Special Events Department is beginning the process of updating its Parks and Recreation Master Plan.
October is National Breast Cancer Awareness Month. In the West Valley, a number of activities aim to bring awareness, raise funds for research and treatment.
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