Even though our front doors have largely remained closed, courts have remained open. Many, if not most, appearances are being done either over the phone or by a video link. In Maricopa County, residential eviction actions have largely been conducted in a conference call format.
Sandi Carll has done summer theater camps before. Now in a new role as Desert Foothills Theater’s education director, she’s planning to bring the best of what she’s learned for five new camps this summer.
Briahnna Brown once wrote in the Smithsonian Magazine, “The art of gourd carving has been practiced in Peru for more than 4,000 years, with artisans using gourds, or mates burilados, to tell both communal and personal stories.”
Carefree Restaurant Week didn’t happen last spring. In the fall, it was limited to curbside pickup. English Rose Tearoom owner Jo Gemmill said the event is returning in full to thank those who patronized the restaurant during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Nikola Tesla once said, “If you want to find the secrets of the universe, think in terms of energy, frequency and vibration.”
I’m usually bummed when Monday comes along because it means daddy goes back to work, but he was home. As mom made sandwiches and packed up our hiking gear, I knew an adventure was coming. Oh boy! Where would we go this time? Mom said some place new as we needed material for my blog. I was do…
A professor stood before his class with items on the table in front of him. When the class began, he picked up a large and empty mayonnaise jar and filled it with rocks, about 2 inches in diameter. He then asked the students if the jar was full. They agreed that it was.
Golf is one of the most popular sports in the Valley, thanks to the warm weather and abundance of scenic courses scattered across the desert.
Consider this statement by Pastor Bill Johnson: When we live out of discipline, we are admired. When we live out of passion, we are contagious. Passion and discipline are good, but today let’s explore passion. Passion creates commitment and commitment is the ignitor of momentum. Momentum tur…
If you are anything like me, as soon as the clock strikes April, I begin thinking about the poem, “April showers bring May flowers!” While we do not get much rain Arizona during the spring, the cooler temperatures sure have been nice. In the store, we are busy getting ready to stock all the …
The Saturday, April 17, Bradshaw Mountain Festival will feature rocks and minerals, a chili cookoff and music at the Black Canyon Plaza.
Here’s a great illustration I found on the internet of two different perspectives — one coming from Venus (a feminine perspective) and the other from Mars (a masculine perspective). One is called The Wife’s Diary. The other is called The Husband’s Diary.
When it comes to custom jewelry, it’s said the best pieces are conversation starters. No doubt you will be the conversation starter wearing jewelry designed by Scottsdale artist Julie Weeks.
I wrote an article in 2012 in this column about a pastor friend of mine who has impacted the prison at the Arizona State Prison Complex in Florence. He has worked at the Florence prison since 2012. Recently, I phoned him for an update. I will start with my article in 2012. I will finish with…
Andres Jimenez of Anthem was named to the dean’s list at SUNY Delhi for the fall 2020 semester. Jimenez is pursuing a degree in business and technology management. The dean’s list is a recognition of students who enrolled in six or more credits and earned a 3.5 or higher grade-point average …
Kyle Welsh always knew he wanted to pursue mechanical engineering. His earliest childhood memories building with Lego sparked a tenacious passion that would lead him to do anything to achieve his goal.
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The Veterans of Foreign Wars and Daisy Mountain Veterans celebrated their Memorial Day with an emotional ceremony where they reflected on those lost and those still missing.
Nominate your teen for a scholarship to attend a summer weekend leadership program hosted by U & Improved Leadership Foundation, a local nonprofit.
Rain Man Roofing sponsors the Musical Theatre of Anthem’s production of “Singin’ in the Rain Jr.” July 29 through July 31.
In an attempt to unseat incumbent Republican Rep. Paul Gosar, Delina DiSanto is seeking the Democratic nomination for a Congressional District 4 seat in the U.S. House of Representatives. The businessperson and former nurse, who previously ran two times, spoke with the Foothills Focus about …
Riders USA hosted its 15th annual “Flags for Our Fallen” event on Memorial Day to commemorate all the soldiers who paid the ultimate sacrifice for this country.
What began as a regular shift for Phoenix Police Officer Ginarro New ended in tragedy when another driver ran a red light on May 31.
Army veteran Steve Martin lost his legs as a result of injuries he sustained from a roadside bomb in Afghanistan. The Valley resident was a contractor at the time and didn’t qualify for VA benefits.
Phoenix resident Sara Mayer aims to raise more than $276,000 to fund blood cancer research, with assitance from these three supporters who have lost loved ones to the disease.
Anthem-based nonprofit Youth for Troops has made 5,000 deployed troops smile this month by sending care packages to them.
Atlanta police say it’s too early to say whether the March 16 shooting rampage, which left six women of Asian descent dead, was a hate crime. But there’s no question that hate is on the rise for many Asian Americans, who are frightened but not surprised by such attacks.