Paradise Valley begins to dissect Lincoln and Scottsdale development rejuvenation

Plans for a future resort, the redevelopment of a medical plaza and a 90-minute discussion appears to be the precipice of revitalization at the corner of Lincoln Drive and Scottsdale Road. Paradise Valley Town Council hosted a study session discussion Thursday, May 23 that included two Statement of Direction topics. The first is for a […]

Desert Foundation Auxiliary welcomes its new members at a recent cocktail party

The Desert Foundation Auxiliary and its president Joan Raskin recently welcomed new members at a cocktail party. Hosted at the home of Rich Fennessy and his wife on May 6, a press release named the following new members: Mrs. David M. Billings (Kristin), Mrs. Michael E. Cody (Jean), Mrs. Scott A. Maxwell (Michelle), Mrs. Joseph […]

Esperança receives $25K grant for oral health workshops

  Thanks to a $25K grant from Delta Dental of Arizona, Esperança’s foundation enables health educators to conduct workshops in Title 1 school districts throughout Metro Phoenix, teaching children how to care for their teeth. Although a foundation of good oral health habits starts with educating children early, in some populations, that is not the […]

Phoenix votes to sue federal government over 2020 census

Phoenix officials have voted to pursue litigation against the federal government in response to a plan to include a question about U.S. citizenship on the 2020 census. “The purpose of the census is to get an accurate count of all persons – not to play politics or get involved in issues of immigration,” Mayor Greg […]

Officer down: Paradise Valley police family seeks bridge to recovery

For about 30 years Sgt. Brian McFarland answered the call to protect and serve the residents of the Town of Paradise Valley. But now the family of Sgt. McFarland — his daughter and his two granddaughters — is seeking the help of any and all who would come to the aid of a man who […]

Paradise Valley police arrest man on myriad charges

Paradise Valley Police arrested a man on several charges of theft, fraud and drug possession Wednesday, May 16 after responding to the recovery of a stolen vehicle. Officers were dispatched to the 7100 block of East Rose Lane. Upon arrival, officers located the stolen vehicle, a 2018 Cadillac Escalade, according to a police report. Through […]

Paradise Valley remains in pursuit of a more defined Hillside safety code

After more than an hour of discussion on a proposed safety section to the hillside code, Paradise Valley Town Council ultimately decided to table the issue until a later date. The conversation that took place earlier this month set out to aid in the protection of the hillside environment and help provide for the safety […]

As temperatures rise Maricopa Association of Governments ready support

Protecting at-risk people from the searing summer heat — that continues to be the goal of the Heat Relief Network organized by the Maricopa Association of Governments. With triple digit temperatures on the rise, the network offers places where people can donate items like water bottles, hats or sunscreen, or where those in need can […]

SmokeTree Resort revitalization begins Paradise Valley deliberations May 24

Not since Adam West first dawned the cowl of the Dark Knight on the American Broadcast Company has much thought been given to the breadth and scope of the SmokeTree Resort in the Town of Paradise Valley. But earlier this year the legacy resort property at 7101 E. Lincoln Drive changed hands for a reported […]

Students invite the community to the PHX Fine Arts Fest on May 18

PHX Fine Arts Fest, a student-run event filled with performances, workshops and other activities to involve the community in the arts will take place 4-8 p.m., May 18 at Shadow Mountain High School, 2902 E. Shea Blvd. The NVAA and arts programs of Shadow Mountain High School, Shea Middle School and Desert Cove Elementary School […]