Veterans park in East Valley welcomes new president

Welcome Home Veterans Park has announced Annie Remsburg as the next president of its board of directors. Lisa Rigler has stepped down as president. She was a founder of the organization and “was integral in formulating the Welcome Home Veterans Park concept as well as execution of key milestones,” according to a release. Designed to […]

Central Arizona College officially opens science, student union buildings

Central Arizona College recently celebrated the opening of the new Science Building and Mel A. Everingham Student Union at the Signal Peak Campus. Ribbon-cutting ceremonies took place Tuesday, Aug. 21, at each building on the campus in Coolidge. CAC welcomed Lucy Everingham, wife of the late Dr. Mel A. Everingham, and her family for the […]

Homebuilder with East Valley projects earns ‘production’ honor

Taylor Morrison, a national homebuilder and developer, has been voted Top Production Builder 2018 by Ranking Arizona for the fifth consecutive year. “Receiving the award for Ranking Arizona’s Top Production Builder 2018 is a great honor,” Andrea Murphy, vice president of sales and marketing for the Taylor Morrison Phoenix division, stated in a release. “Receiving it five […]

TruWest employees take students on back-to-school shopping trip

Fourteen volunteers representing various TruWest branches neighboring Queen Creek gave their time Saturday, July 28, to prepare 34 students for the new school year. The back-to-school shopping trip for the Boy & Girls Clubs of the East Valley-Queen Creek Branch took place at Kohl’s. “Boy & Girls Clubs of the East Valley-Queen Creek Branch is beyond […]

More than 400 Valley residents using Waymo’s self-driving vehicles

Not everyone’s trip to the grocery store is historic. It is, though, for more than 400 Valley residents who have had access to Waymo’s self-driving vehicles for the last year, according to a release. Waymo, formerly Google’s self-driving car project, is the only company with a fleet of fully autonomous cars on public roads. The […]

Firm designs East Valley medical marijuana dispensary with openness in mind

Beth Katz said people who enter the new medical marijuana shop in Chandler “have commented that they feel like they have entered the Apple store of dispensaries.” Ms. Katz, principal in the KatzDesignGroup, and her team provided full-scope interior design for Territory Dispensary. The dispensary began operating March 9 at 7200 W. Chandler Blvd., Suite […]

Laura’s Run helps in lung disease battle

St. Joseph’s Foundation invites runners to lace up their shoes, bring the kids and leash up the dogs for the 12th Annual Laura’s Run, Saturday, April 7, at Tempe Kiwanis Park, 101 W. Baseline Road. Laura’s Run honors the memory of Valley resident Laura Hart Burdick, who passed away from an intractable lung infection in […]

Firm acquires building to support Southeast Valley development work

Younger Brothers has purchased a 12,436-square-foot property to support expansion of the firm’s businesses related to residential construction, a company representative stated in a release. NAI Horizon senior vice president Rick Foss and vice president Tom Bean, CCIM, represented the buyer and the seller in the $2.675 million acquisition of the contractor’s facility, 10646 E. […]

Frank Lloyd Wright work inspires freeway aesthetics

The future 40th Street traffic interchange of the South Mountain Freeway recently received its base paint, which eventually will be applied throughout the 22-mile corridor of the roadway that will provide a direct link between the East and West valleys. The aesthetics of the South Mountain Freeway include designs celebrating some of Frank Lloyd Wright’s early […]

Shea Homes ready to open doors to 3 Queen Creek communities

Gateway Quarter in Queen Creek will be the location of three new Shea Homes communities, and the builder plans to open model homes for Aperture, Emblem and Origin on Saturday, April 14. “Buyers will be getting the best of both worlds with our three new Gateway Quarter communities,” Ken Peterson, vice president of sales and […]