Phoenix Children’s Hospital Foundation raises record $1.8M in September

Phoenix Children’s Hospital Foundation has raised more than $1.8 million for its campaign, Step Up. Step In. Stop Cancer. A record for the foundation’s September campaign for Childhood Cancer Awareness Month, contributions included cash and in-kind donations from businesses and individuals from the community, according to a press release. The fundraiser began Sept. 5 with […]

Paradise Valley OKs amendment to IGA involving public safety regional wireless cooperative

The Paradise Valley Town Council recently approved on consent changes to an intergovernmental agreement regarding the regional wireless cooperative’s governance document. The approval came as part of the Thursday, Sept. 13 Town Council meeting at Town Hall, 6401 E. Lincoln Drive. The council voted on an amendment to Resolution 1262, which is an intergovernmental agreement […]

Horizon of visually significant corridor plan lacks significant Paradise Valley support

It appears the most visual parts of the Visually Significant Corridor Master Plan are not favored by Paradise Valley Town Council. On Thursday, Sept. 27, the Town Council took its first look at the master plan, which has been worked on by the town’s Planning Commission since last summer. While ideas of decorated streetscapes and […]

Paradise Valley evaluates pending deliberation of SmokeTree application

For a few hours on Sept. 27, Paradise Valley Town Council discussed and evaluated a Statement of Direction to guide the planning of SmokeTree Resort and Bungalow’s revitalization. Earlier this year, the legacy resort property at 7101 E. Lincoln Drive changed hands for a reported $10 million and new ownership is eying a new chapter […]

CaZo Dance Theatre presents, Asylum: Serial Killers in time for Halloween

In time for Halloween, CaZo Dance Theatre, which mixes dance, acting and music, will perform Asylum: Serial Killers live. Shows will be performed at 8 p.m., Wednesday, Oct. 31, Friday, Nov. 2 and Saturday, Nov. 3, in the 3rd Street Theater at the Phoenix Center for the Arts. Doors open at 7:15 p.m. for a […]

The Villas at Cheney Estates application nears final approval

The Villas at Cheney Estates is once again in front of Paradise Valley Town Council as the project is nearing completion of the municipal application process. On Sept. 13, details of the applicant’s request to approve the final plat to develop eight residential lots on 9.6 acres at the northwest corner of Northern Avenue and […]

Ballet Arizona’s “The Sleeping Beauty” meets The Phoenix Symphony

Ballet Arizona presents one of the world’s oldest fairy tales, “The Sleeping Beauty,” with a ballet twist. Fairies, princes and nymphs come to life on stage Oct. 25-28 at Symphony Hall with accompaniment from The Phoenix Symphony, according to a press release. The celebrated classic with a kiss, set to the Phoenix Symphony’s live performance […]

Big Brothers Big Sisters of Central Arizona names new board chair, executive committee

Big Brothers Big Sisters of Central Arizona has appointed a new board chair and a new executive committee and Jim Mapstead will serve as the new board chairman. Mr. Mapstead is an entrepreneur and business owner for over 37 years, and is the owner of Accurate Signs and Engraving, Inc., according to a press release. […]

Suspect arrested with drugs, police scanner in possession

One man has been arrested by Paradise Valley police following a traffic stop on Lincoln Drive. At approximately 4:17 a.m. on Wednesday, Sept. 19, a Paradise Valley police officer conducted a traffic stop on a vehicle in the 4900 block of east Lincoln Drive. During the traffic stop, the officer discovered the driver of the […]

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, […]