Committee approves SRP’s proposed Southeast Power Link project

The Arizona Power Plant and Transmission Line Siting Committee has recommended approval of a Certificate of Environmental Compatibility for a Salt River Project power line project in the Southeast Valley. The committee’s unanimous approval Tuesday, Sept. 11, is a milestone for the proposed Southeast Power Link project, which includes 7 miles of new overhead 230-kilovolt power lines, […]

Phoenix-Mesa Gateway Airport adds nonstop service to Carlsbad/San Diego

Growth continues at Phoenix-Mesa Gateway Airport as California Pacific Airlines has announced new nonstop service to McClellan-Palomar Airport in Carlsbad, California. Phoenix-Mesa Gateway Airport is owned and operated by the Phoenix-Mesa Gateway Airport Authority. PMGAA consists of representation from Queen Creek, Apache Junction, Mesa, Gilbert, Gila River Indian Community and Phoenix. “We are delighted to […]

Salvation Army activates relief stations to deal with excessive heat

A late-summer Excessive Heat Warning issued by the National Weather Service for metro Phoenix has activated The Salvation Army’s Red Shield Squad throughout the Valley. Temperatures could reach 110 degrees Friday-Saturday, Sept. 14-15, according to the National Weather Service. Anyone in need can visit one of 12 heat relief stations 11 a.m.-5 p.m. both days. In […]

Charity car show Sept. 1 at Mesa Market Place

A charity car show benefiting the Arizona Humane Society will be held 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 1, at Mesa Market Place, 10550 E. Baseline Road in Mesa. Dozens of vintage, muscle, modified and stock cars are to be at the show sponsored by Arizona Mini Owners, according to a release. Vote for a favorite […]

Salt River Tubing helps with public lands cleanup on Labor Day weekend

Salt River Tubing will conduct its 23rd Annual Labor Day Salt River Heroes = Litter Zero event, Saturday-Monday, Sept. 1-3, in the Tonto National Forest. Salt River Tubing will distribute litter bags and encourage tubers to “stash and bag” their picnic trash 8:30 a.m.-6 p.m. each day during the National Take Pride in America event, according […]

2-day East Valley summit to focus on healthy aging in Arizona

The Arizona Association of Area Agencies on Aging is conducting a summit Thursday-Friday, Sept. 20-21, at the Mesa Sheraton at Wrigleyville West, 860 N. Riverview in Mesa. Aging Well in Arizona, the summit’s theme, presents an opportunity for professionals and those interested in aging issues to gain insight and knowledge about a variety of topics […]

NAI Horizon professions help in several transactions in Mesa, Queen Creek

The long-term lease of a former movie theater converted to Class A office space in Mesa was part of a series of recent transactions closed by NAI Horizon professionals in both Mesa and Queen Creek. Laurel Lewis, Barbara Lloyd and Lane Neville represented the landlord, Old Town Val Vista, LLC, in a long-term office lease […]

Community centers open doors for parks and recreation month

Two community centers are opening their doors Saturday, July 21, for a day of free admission, fitness offerings and guided tours. The Red Mountain Center, 7550 E. Adobe, and Eagles Community Center, 828 E. Broadway, will be open 9 a.m.-1 p.m. to celebrate National Parks and Recreation Month and “encourage all Mesa residents to take advantage […]

Will’s Hope Charity director speaks at Superstition Mountain Rotary meeting

Greg Suenden, executive director of Will’s Hope Charity, 3654 N. Power Road No. 105 in Mesa, was the featured speaker at the July 11 meeting of the Superstition Mountain Rotary. “The mission of Will’s Hope is to provide support for the donors, volunteers and advocates who care for and give hope to our community’s children in medical […]

Medical center celebrates 11 years with free family event

Mountain Vista Medical Center, 1301 S. Crismon Road in Mesa, is celebrating 11 years of delivering health and wellness care to the East Valley with a free Family Fun Celebration 9 a.m.-noon Saturday, July 21. There will be fire truck tours,  a water safety seminar, a physician meet-and-greet, games and crafts, face painting and more, according to […]