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Callers to social-services hotline swamp system

Just four months after a statewide 211 phone service began linking people to social-service agencies, the nonprofit that runs the hotline needs more money to keep up with the skyrocketing call volume.

February 10, 2012 12:00 amLoading…
Thrifty face-lift set for Hayden Flour Mill

Thrifty face-lift set for Hayden Flour Mill

TEMPE - The Hayden Flour Mill has stood as one of Tempe's most iconic buildings for more than 90 years, but its reputation in the last decade has been more of a hazardous eyesore.

June 02, 2011 12:00 amLoading…
Grocers' waste is EcoScraps' business

Grocers' waste is EcoScraps' business

It's said that one person's trash is another's treasure, but for a Tempe startup called EcoScraps, that trash is its very business model.

March 28, 2011 12:00 amLoading…

Tempe boosts council security in response to Tucson shootings

The attempted assassination of U.S. Rep. Gabrielle Giffords has prompted Tempe to bolster security by installing a metal detector and X-ray machine at the entrance to the City Council chambers.

January 27, 2011 12:00 amLoading…

Mesa seeks to seclude shops selling medical pot

Mesa won't let medical-marijuana shops open in most of its commercial districts, with city leaders saying they don't want the substance sold near neighborhoods or in prominent locations.

December 11, 2010 12:00 amLoading…

Mesa group aims to save 98-year-old train at park

MESA - A Mesa group that's trying to preserve a 98-year-old locomotive is hoping its efforts will pick up steam this month by giving the public rare access to the train.

November 05, 2010 12:00 amLoading…

Doomed fish at ruined lake going down well as gator aid

The fish that remain in what's left of Tempe Town Lake face certain death, so they'll be scooped out and tossed into the snapping jaws of alligators.

July 24, 2010 12:00 amLoading…

HOA that tried to eject grandson gives apology

A Mesa homeowners association has apologized to the family of an 88-year-old widow after it tried to eject her 37-year-old grandson from living with her as a caregiver.

December 10, 2009 12:00 amLoading…

Phoenix's light rail to help clear big events

Some of the biggest events in the Phoenix area are known as much for the crush of slow-moving people, cars and shuttle buses as they are for the actual event.

December 30, 2007 12:00 amLoading…

Tempe, strip club resolve suit with settlement

Tempe's first strip club won't be allowed to advertise it's actually located in the city.

August 30, 2007 12:00 amLoading…

Copper thieves target freeway lights

Miles of freeways and roads have gone dark at night because copper thieves have ripped out the wires that bring them power.

July 31, 2007 12:00 amLoading…

Tempe's iconic ficus trees to need replacement

TEMPE — Time may be running out for this generation of one of Mill Avenue's most beloved features, the ficus tree.

July 28, 2006 12:00 amLoading…

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