Xavier Athletic Director Lynn Winsor earns AIA Lifetime Achievement Award

The Arizona Interscholastic Association honored Sister Lynn Winsor, BVM, CMAA, Xavier College Preparatory’s longtime vice principal for activities and athletic director, with its first-ever Lifetime Achievement Award. The award came at the organization’s annual Champions Awards Luncheon Monday, May 21 at the University of Phoenix Stadium in Glendale. “All of us at Xavier are so […]

Desert Ridge Marketplace to host Plein Air Painting Festival

Desert Ridge Marketplace and the Southern Arizona Arts and Cultural Alliance will host the inaugural Plein Air Painting Festival from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, May 26 at Desert Ridge Marketplace’s The District, 21001 N. Tatum Blvd. in Phoenix. The festival will provide an opportunity for artists to produce original painted artworks live and […]

Valley couple undaunted in global relief efforts for west’s poorest country

Valley residents Seth and Lori Goldberg are undaunted in their 10-year humanitarian efforts in Haiti that began as a basic relief effort of two individuals, and has since transformed into their all volunteer, global-relief organization Global Family Philanthropy. Since 2008, the organization has had a significant impact, including building and supporting a children’s home, a […]

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 […]

Mountain View Plaza in Phoenix sells for $5.2M

Neighborhood retail center, Mountain View Plaza, has been sold for about $5.2 million. The property — 9812 – 9832 N. 7th St. in Phoenix — consists of three buildings totaling just over 26,000-square-feet on approximately 2.7 acres. The retail plaza is in close proximity to North Mountain Park, Sunnyslope Park and Honor Health John C. […]

Boutique Pilates studio opens in Phoenix

Club Pilates is now open at 20910 N. Tatum Blvd. where the new studio is offering members full-body workouts proponents say improve posture, balance, flexibility and strength. To celebrate the new studio, Club Pilates Desert Ridge is offering 20 percent off to new members for three months, according to a press release. The bright studio […]

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 […]

4 law clerks join one of Arizona’s largest firms for summer

Ian Beck, Nicole Prefontaine, Brian Cuevas and Evann Waschuk have joined Jones, Skelton & Hochuli as summer law clerks, the firm announced. “Our summer law clerk program is designed to introduce law students to private practice firms, giving them an opportunity to explore a variety of practice areas and gain insight into the day-to-day practice […]

Arizona Science Center to offer free admission to military through Blue Star program

The Arizona Science Center in Phoenix announced its participation once again in the ninth annual Blue Star Museums to offer free admission to the nation’s active duty military personnel and their families from Memorial Day through Labor Day. The Blue Star Museums is a collaboration among the National Endowment for the Arts, Blue Star Families, the […]

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 […]