Public Safety Exercise in Downtown Phoenix


During the month of June, the Phoenix Police, Fire and Office of Homeland Security and Emergency Management departments will be conducting public safety training exercises in the downtown Phoenix area near the Phoenix Convention Center. This first exercise will occur in the early morning Sunday, June 2. Residents in and around downtown Phoenix may see […]

Pomo Celebrates Pride: Rainbow Pizza Sales to Support Local Nonprofit


June is National Pride Month and to celebrate and support the LGBTQ community, Pomo Pizzeria is holding a month long fundraiser at all three locations. For Pride Month, Pomo has released a limited-time Rainbow Neapolitan Style Pizza ($17) with stracchino, cherry tomato, golden beets, zucchini, eggplant, broccoli, red onion and Moroccan olives. Guests can also […]

Library Summer Reading Program Blasts Off June 1


Maricopa County officials are encouraging residents — particularly young readers — to include summer reading in their vacation plans. More than 60 libraries across Maricopa County participate, so people of all ages can log their reading online, complete challenges, and attend library events to win prizes. Beginning June 1, participants can start logging their summer […]

Workspaces Need Personal Touches, Too


By Barbara Kaplan – Q: Should people be allowed to personalize their offices? If so, how do you “monitor” or “keep control” of the overall appearance? A: This question, of course, touches my heart because my answer is based on the philosophy of the Bajaro Method, which holds that everyone needs to live in their […]

Male Call: Terms of Non-Endearment


 By James Roberts – There’s no question that the dating industry—and by dating industry we mean both online dating sites as well as coaching services—is big business. According to Judi Schindler, author of Husbands: An Owner’s Manual and the blog, “The Toilet Seat Must Come Down, it’s forecast to reach $3.2 billion by next year. […]

This is the Day


By Paul Witkop – You and I have been given one life. We do not know how many years will be given to us on this earth. That is why I try to live with the mindset that “every day is a gift.” In Psalm 118:24, the psalmist writes, “This is the day that the […]

Art Lover’s Delight: Chill Out at SMoCA This Summer


Summer in the Valley is the perfect time to get out of the heat and into a museum. Scottsdale Museum of Contemporary Art (SMoCA) presents a wide range of exciting and diverse events, to keep art lovers cool in a 68-degree museum. This season is packed with artist-led talks and workshops and the return of […]

CCUSD Celebrates its Outstanding Educators


Eric DeVore named 2019 Teacher of Year At the conclusion of the 2018–19 school year, Cave Creek Unified School District (CCUSD) celebrated great teaching with its annual Teacher of the Year celebration. Eric DeVore, a Spanish teacher at Sonoran Trails Middle School was named CCUSD Teacher of the Year 2019. DeVore was awarded $3,000 and […]

Enjoy Classic Rides and Cool Temps at Show Low Car Show


The 10th annual Cruz’n the Rim Car Chow, scheduled for May 31 – June 1 in Show Low, features classics of all ages, including Rat Rods. Festivities start Friday, May 31, with a 5pm cruise to Hatch Toyota and free burger burn and root beer floats.  Register on site starting Friday from noon–5pm, and Saturday 7–9am, […]

Town of Carefree to Host Memorial Day Tribute


Event honors veterans interred at Cave Creek Cemetery Each Memorial Day, the country remembers those men and women who served and paid the ultimate sacrifice for the safety of the United States. In their honor, the Town of Carefree will host a Memorial Day Tribute Monday, May 27, at 8am in the Cave Creek Cemetery, […]