Featured Stories

Amy Armstrong has always believed in the power of philanthropy and education. In the fall of 2012, while she was working with Camelback High School and attending friends’ weddings, she suddenl…

Across the country, families are getting ready to embark on exciting adventures. A recent AAA Travel survey revealed that nearly 100 million Americans – four in 10 U.S. adults – plan to take a…

Impress your partner with your sense of romance and creativity by taking her or him for a sunrise breakfast. A family picnic followed by a few hours of playing outside in the sunshine will bur…

Two long-time traditional events in April share the same name, but fortunately not the same date. The first two weekends in April will host these outdoor, hands-on events that take advantage o…

When people think of hiking in Arizona, Camelback Mountain and the Grand Canyon might be the first to come to mind. According to National Geographic, Phoenix is one of the best hiking cities i…

If you’re like most people, there was a time when you were underqualified for a job. This is typically the case when you apply for your first job or when you make a big career change midstream. 

Arcadia resident Calvin Eng (15) is the most recent Eagle Scout to emerge from Arcadia’s BSA Scout Troop 6. A sophomore at Arcadia High School, Eng has been active in Scouting since first grad…

Emma Jazo started her first year of high school this year, but she has different priorities than one might expect from someone her age. This February, she ran her second annual Valentine’s Day…

As it did for so many Americans, 9/11 inspired Carolyn Blashek to take action. Following the deadliest terrorist attack in American history, she began volunteering in the military lounge at LA…

Many consumers may not realize that some Advanced Driver Assistance Systems (ADAS) have been available for nearly 30 years. This technology, however, has only become commonplace more recently …

One of the questions I am most often asked is, “What is your favorite place in Arizona?” I wouldn’t go so far as saying it’s like asking you to name your favorite child, but I always struggle …

Arizona is developing a ‘paw-sitive’ outlook on animal shelters. According to the ASPCA, more than 1.5 million shelter animals are euthanized each year. To combat this, many shelters in the Va…

Eleven years ago, a program was developed at Christ Lutheran School as a way for students to sharpen their leadership skills and become more involved in the community. Suzanne Black, who is no…

This year, Arcadia’s neighborhood schools pulled out all the stops for their spring school performances. We’ve highlighted a few, in case you missed them:  

Gianna Beck and Caroline Hyland, seniors at Xavier College Prep, are deeply interested in computer programming and have ambitious desires to put their knowledge toward impacting the world positively.

After moving up to the more competitive 4A Division this year, the AHS girls’ varsity soccer team faced a big challenge. In the previous two years in 5A, they made it to the Final Four in the …