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Rescued Horses to be Auctioned at the Arizona Livestock Auction on Saturday

Three horses seized from an abusive owner will be auctioned at the Arizona Livestock Auction in Buckeye on Saturday. The auction will be held at 11 a.m. at 23212 W. Broadway Road. The horses are a 15-year-old male, a 20-year-old and a 30-year-old female horse, said Leatta McLaughlin, associate director of the Animal Services Division […]

Why is Phoenix so hot in June?

It’s hot in the summer, it’s going to be hot every summer — and there’s nothing we can do about it. Why is Phoenix so hot?   Three of the four hottest days on record in Phoenix (the all-time high of 122 degrees on June 26, 1990) have occurred in June. Many factors contribute to the sweltering […]

24 firework shows around the Valley for the 2017 Fourth of July

We’ve gathered up all the firework shows around the Valley we could find and have them listed below.     After Dark in the Park (June 24) The City of Phoenix’s After Dark in the Park will have inflatable activities for the kids, food trucks, live entertainment, and resource booths. When it gets dark, there […]

Save Money On Your Electric Bill By Super Cooling Your Home

Homeowners in central and southern Arizona are hunting for new ways to cool off when it gets to be 100 degrees or more.   Super cooling your home may be the answer. (This video from SRP talks about precooling which won’t do as much as super cooling should.)Super cooling means you are chilling your house […]

Summer Movie Fun all summer long at Harkins Theatres

Harkins Theatres Summer Movie Fun offers kids’ classics all summer long     Summer vacation gives parents and children a chance to spend quality time together. In the Valley, one of the favorite summer pastimes, especially as temperatures rise, is going to the movies. Throughout the summer, Harkins Theatres locations will play family-friendly movie selections, […]

Relief For Kids Struggling With Dyslexia From Arizona Legislators

Legislation to provide relief for kids struggling with dyslexia       Relief is coming for kids struggling with dyslexia now that Governor Doug Ducey has signed a law to help schools better identify and work with those students to excel. Arizona is only the 15th state to create a handbook to help schools identify […]

Poisonous or Venomous Animals Found in Arizona

Venomous or Poisonous Arizona Animals? There is a difference between “venomous” and “poisonous”. Venom is injected with a bite or sting while poisons are ingested or absorbed. Therefore some snakes, Gila Monsters, scorpions, spiders, bees, wasps, and similar are considered venomous as opposed to certain plants and chemicals which are poisonous. These are some of […]

Open Fires Ban In The City’s Desert And Mountain Preserves Begins

Open Fires Ban begins at Phoenix desert and mountain preserves The Phoenix Parks and Recreation Department and Fire Department on Monday began their annual ban on open fires in the city’s desert and mountain preserves. Phoenix Park rangers say the annual ban is expected to run through mid-October. The ban applies to Camelback Mountain, Papago […]

State tourism creates jobs and lower taxes for Arizona residents

During the first three months of the year, more than 14,000 jobs were added in Arizona’s tourism and hospitality industry. Doug Ducey and the Arizona Office of Tourism are enthusiastic about celebrating National Travel and Tourism Week, which begins May 7. Ducey, who officially proclaimed May 7-13 as Arizona Travel and Tourism Week. According to […]

World Wrestling Entertainment (WWE) Coming To Phoenix July 3-4

World Wrestling Entertainment RAW and Smackdown Live Coming To Downtown Phoenix July 3-4 Earlier this week, the company announced it’s bringing its two main television programs, Raw and SmackDown Live, to the Valley in early July. According to the WWE, the shows will be broadcast from Talking Stick Resort Arena in downtown Phoenix on back-to-back nights […]

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