Dino Discovery Camp at Arizona Museum of Natural History

The Arizona Museum of Natural History, 53 N. Macdonald in Mesa, has a fun and educational drop-off summer camp planned. The museum is offering Dino Discovery Camp, a drop-off summer camp for children ages 6-10. Cost for the July 15-19 summer camp is $165 for non-members and $135 for members (basic membership and above). Pre-registration […]

Residence Inn opens in east Mesa

The Residence Inn by Marriott, 10243 E. Hampton Ave. in east Mesa, opened July 9. The hotel, built and managed by Khangura Development LLC, is the first project to be completed on the 20-acre, multi-use, campus-style community at Crismon Road and Hampton Avenue called Grande Vita, according to a release.   The four-story, 98,000-square-foot hotel includes […]

Mesa mayor’s ‘NextMesa’ vision acknowledges what is great, areas needing improvement

Mesa Mayor John Giles is living proof that seizing a spontaneous opportunity can have a historic impact.    Mayor Giles was content with his work throughout his four years as a Mesa City Council member, and never thought he would hold a public office again.  He was satisfied managing his own law firm alongside his son-in-law, […]

Google looking at 187 acres in Mesa

The Mesa City Council approved a development agreement with the multinational technology and Internet services giant, Google. That agreement outlines a potential project which would include a data center and accessory office facilities. “Mesa would be pleased to welcome a global leader in innovation like Google to our community. They would be a great match […]

Mesa July 4 festival includes fireworks, a Revolutionary War reenactment

A festival to celebrate America’s freedom and independence will be held 6-10 p.m. Thursday, July 4, at the Mesa Convention Center and Mesa Amphitheatre campus, 263 N. Center St., and along Center Street between First Street and University Drive. It is sponsored by Titan Solar Power. The temperatures may be hot, but participants can stay […]

Summer camps at Arizona Museum of Natural History

Schools are almost out for the summer and parents are busy planning how to keep their children entertained during the long summer break. The Arizona Museum of Natural History, 53 N. Macdonald in Mesa has several fun and educational drop-off summer camps planned. Fun with First Things First Prehistoric Preschool camp is free for EBT […]

New Charles Schwab branch in east Mesa

Charles Schwab, a full-service investment services firm, recently opened an independent branch in east Mesa that offers investors local access to a range of investing, wealth management and personal finance guidance, tools and products. The location at 3204 N. Recker Road — which is to serve the neighboring areas of Apache Junction, Gilbert, Gold Canyon […]

Oakwood Creative Care art gala June 21

Oakwood Creative Care’s Town Center Campus in Mesa is hosting an Art Gala 3-6:30 p.m. June 21. Light refreshments will be served at the event at 247 N. Macdonald. It will be “an incredible reflection of awesome talents, voices and hearts of people living with Alzheimer’s disease, Parkinson’s and other physical impairments,” according to a […]

Evergreen Devco breaks ground on shopping center in Eastmark

Evergreen Devco Inc., a national retail and multi-family development company, has begun construction for its development of a shopping center in Eastmark, a master-planned community in Mesa. The neighborhood shopping center, The Point at Eastmark, is to be anchored by Safeway. It will consist of 36,000 square feet of assorted shops and retail pads, which […]

Salt River Tubing pirate event Saturday

Salt River Tubing is open 9 a.m.-6:30 p.m. seven days a week this summer, weather and water flow conditions permitting. Free pirate bandanas will be given to the first 1,000 buccaneers who go Saturday, June 8, on the 12th Annual National Get Outdoors Day. Salt River Tubing will be awarding free tubing passes for the […]