Local apartment industry provides significant economic impact

A new Hoyt Advisory Services Study reveals the apartment industry and its residents annually contribute $53.8 billion to Phoenix’s economy, $73.2 billion to Arizona’s and more than $3.4 trillion — or $9.3 billion daily — to the national economy. The new report, which the National Apartment Association and National Multifamily Housing Council commissioned, provides a […]

Dr. Lawton: Despite scary stats, stroke is not a death sentence

As we observed National Stroke Awareness Month, we must recognize that someone in the U.S. suffers a stroke every 40 seconds, and someone dies from stroke every four minutes. Stroke is the fifth-leading cause of death among Americans, accounting for 140,000 fatalities each year according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. That’s about […]

Hanley receives Service Above Self Award for scholarship foundation support

The Marine Corps Scholarship Foundation hosted its Ninth Annual Arizona Awards Dinner on Saturday, May 18 at the JW Marriott Desert Ridge Resort & Spa. In the spirit of Semper Fidelis, always faithful, community supporters joined together to raise more than $780,000 to support the Scholarship Foundation’s mission to “Honor Marines by Educating Their Children.” […]

6th annual White Party raises $20,000 to support ‘Building a Healthy Arizona’

The Junior League of Phoenix hosted its sixth annual White Party “A Night at the Races” earlier this spring, raising funds to help support the mission of the local organization. The derby-inspired evening held at Young’s Market Company raised more than $20,000 to help support the mission of JLP, including its community programs and leadership […]

Google to host trainings in Phoenix

Google announced it will be coming to Phoenix Wednesday, June 12 as part of the tech company’s Grow with Google initiative to help create economic opportunity in communities across the country. Google will kickstart this work locally with a free, one-day event at the Burton Barr Central Library, 1221 N. Central Ave., to help job […]

‘Get The Led Out’ stops at Phoenix theater

Tickets are going on sale June 3 for a Led Zeppelin tribute concert by Philadelphia-based band, “Get The Led Out.” The concert will be Tuesday, Oct. 1, at Celebrity Theatre in Phoenix. From the bombastic and epic, to the folky and mystical, Get The Led Out have captured the essence of the recorded music of […]

Dr. Sanai: In the war against brain cancer, accelerated clinical trials are a crucial strategy

Here is a sobering statistic to mark National Brain Tumor Awareness Month: More than 1.4 million people live with malignant brain tumors. Glioblastoma — the cancer that killed Senators John McCain and Ted Kennedy — is one of the deadliest. Nine of 10 diagnosed die within five years. Glioblastoma knows no social, economic, or demographic […]

Valley Leadership announces hiring of Bridget Jones to oversee new role

Valley Leadership has announced the hiring of Bridget Jones to serve as vice president of leadership development. This inaugural head of learning position will oversee Valley Leadership’s leadership cultivation programming to empower Arizona leaders to tackle the most pressing issues facing the state, according to a press release. Ms. Jones will design and implement learning […]

Cactus Classic adds 5-on-5 full court challenge at annual basketball tournament

The Cactus Classic, America’s only 3-on-3 stand-up amputee basketball tournament, will close out the fifth annual event by shifting its previous game schedule to include a Final Four-type competition. The first day of round-robin play for teams from across the county will be a 5-on-5 full-court Final Four-type competition with teams drafted from a pool […]

McFadden: How families can get help to find, afford the best schools

Alex Sikorski had to deal with bullying and taunts, when he was in middle and elementary school. He felt like an outcast. Sikorski moved to Gateway Academy in Phoenix for his eighth-grade year. Now, he’s graduating as Valedictorian of Gateway’s 2019 High School Class. Sikorski joined the National Honor Society and excelled at community service […]