Doug Ducey proclaims Sept. 25 as Sandra Day O’Connor Day

The Sandra Day O’Connor College of Law at Arizona State University and the Sandra Day O’Connor Institute will celebrate the inaugural Sandra Day O’Connor Day Tuesday, Sept. 25, the day the first woman, Justice Sandra Day O’Connor was sworn in to the Supreme Court of the U.S. In recognition of the day and her accomplishments, […]

Phoenix Children’s Hospital to host 5k fundraiser in Phoenix

Phoenix Children’s Hospital is hosting a family-friendly 5k run/walk to raise funds and awareness for the hospital with all proceeds going to the many programs and services the hospital offers. The event is slated for Saturday, Oct. 6 with pre-race activities beginning at 6:30 a.m., the 5k starting an hour later and the kids dash […]

Vision of Paradise Valley General Plan realized through Lincoln Road development focus

As the economic pendulum continues its swing toward commercial prosperity, the Town of Paradise Valley may begin to see the seeds of its General Plan come to fruition. In fall 2012 Paradise Valley voters overwhelmingly approved a General Plan update — a land-use document meant to help guide the decisions of elected leaders — with […]

James Evans joins Jones, Skelton and Hochuli law firm

Jones, Skelton and Hochuli, PLC has announced the addition of trial attorney James Evans. During his 36-year career, Mr. Evans has served as lead counsel in more than 100 jury trials. He is experienced in all areas of litigation, focusing primarily in the areas of wrongful death and personal injury and construction litigation, according to […]

Scorpius Dance Theatre ushers in Halloween with “A Vampire Tale”

Scorpius Dance Theatre presents “A Vampire Tale” Oct. 4-13 at Phoenix Theatre’s Hardes Theatre, 1825 N. Central Ave. Dubbed ‘The Nutcracker’ of Halloween, according to a release, the yearly show is celebrating its 15th anniversary season. It also marks the last performance in the show for lead cast members Nicole Olson and Gavin Sisson, who play the […]

Paradise Valley sharpens language as new Hillside Development Regulations emerge

Paradise Valley Town Attorney Andrew Miller delivered to the local governing board Thursday, Sept. 13 a formal update to Hillside Development Regulations. The presentation, which was offered at Town Hall, 6401 E. Lincoln Drive, served as an outline for Paradise Valley Town Council defining Hillside code definitions, a new pre-application process and defined criteria for […]

Debbie Gaby Charities Celebrity Catwalk returns to Paradise Valley

Debbie Gaby Charities Celebrity Catwalk returns for its 11th biennial walk down the runway. If you’re asking if biennial is correct as opposed to biannual, that word is correct as the event was last held in 2016 and has returned two years later. The fashionable charitable event slated from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., Oct. […]

Doubletree Ranch Road reconstruction project met with resident concern

A number of Paradise Valley residents gathered at Town Hall Wednesday, Sept. 12 to express concerns, consternation and confusion surrounding a proposed project set to redefine Doubletree Ranch Road. Town of Paradise Valley officials hosted the community meeting to answer questions and speak to residents about a proposed capital improvement project for Doubletree Ranch Road, […]

Xavier/Brophy Theatre wins National Youth Arts Awards

A national organization has awarded Xavier/Brophy Theatre with several honors for acting in the play “Into the Woods.” The National Youth Arts Awards for Outstanding Performance went to Lily Castle as the Baker’s Wife, Kyra Klononski as Cinderella, Tatum Dial as the Witch and Johnny Robaina as Cinderella’s Prince. The entire cast received the Outstanding […]

Industry veteran joins new division of Velocity Retail Group

Velocity Retail Group has named Mark Villalpando as senior vice president and designated broker of the firm’s new management services division. The division will work with new and existing clients “to maximize property value and investment returns,” according to a release. Mr. Villalpando also will be the senior vice president of development for Accelerated Development […]