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Downtown Gilbert’s Cycle Ave. offers spin cycle classes with a speakeasy atmosphere

Sat, 21 Apr 2018 09:00:05 -0400

Cycle Ave. in downtown Gilbert offers upbeat and energetic classes in a tiny, speakeasy-like space


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2 killed, 1 injured in boat crash at Lake Havasu

Sat, 21 Apr 2018 23:18:08 -0400

Officials said high speeds were a contributing factor in the crash on Lake Havasu. Several boaters pulled the injured from the lake.


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Arizona #RedForEd teacher walkout: What we know now

Sun, 22 Apr 2018 21:09:29 -0400

It's happening. Arizona teachers and support staff are walking out on April 26 in the fight for more education funding. Here's what you need to know.


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Zillow to start buying and selling metro Phoenix homes

Sat, 21 Apr 2018 09:00:05 -0400

Online real estate firm Zillow wants to not only value Valley homes but also buy and sell them now.


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#RedforEd teacher walkout follows lead of West Virginia and Oklahoma

Sat, 21 Apr 2018 23:19:31 -0400

While the statewide teacher-led walkout will be a first for Arizona, it's the third time in recent months that public-school teachers have taken such measures.


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Arizona's largest employers have more workers than ever before, offer new incentives

Sun, 22 Apr 2018 08:00:03 -0400

The uptick has come even as employers complain that it's getting more difficult to fill openings. Many companies are offering enhanced incentives.


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'We're not going to give up': Arizona students' 'die-in' puts focus on gun-safety reform

Sat, 21 Apr 2018 02:35:47 -0400

Arizona students with the March for Our Lives movement say they will continue their protest until state leaders meet their demands.


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What's the difference between a walkout and a strike? For Arizona teachers, it matters

Fri, 20 Apr 2018 20:43:25 -0400

As a "right-to-work" state, Arizona employees participating in a strike risk losing their jobs, their certifications or part of their salaries.


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Arizona educators will walk out April 26

Fri, 20 Apr 2018 15:33:59 -0400

Arizona educators over the past few days have cast votes on whether to hold a walkout in the push for more education funding.


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Arizona #RedForEd organizers: 'Ignore all GoFundMe requests'

Mon, 23 Apr 2018 02:27:08 -0400

"Any that are set up are not made by AEU and have nothing to do with our efforts to date," organizers said on their website Sunday.


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Should the Second Amendment trump foster-home safety rules?

Sun, 22 Apr 2018 10:09:49 -0400

DCS will consider new rules on gun storage for foster homes in the wake of a failed legislative attempt to remove all such regulations.


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'She was literally at death's door': A mastiff gets a second chance at life

Sat, 21 Apr 2018 17:57:50 -0400

A mastiff is getting a second chance at life after she was taken in by Maricopa County Animal Care and Control.


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#RedForEd: How Arizona's movement went from red T-shirts to a walkout

Sun, 22 Apr 2018 17:27:46 -0400

The #RedForEd movement began shortly after the West Virgina teacher strike. It has grown with rallies, walk-ins and the announcement of a walkout.


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140,000 Maricopa County voters haven’t received registration cards

Sat, 21 Apr 2018 13:08:06 -0400

The Maricopa County printing delay comes as voters in the West Valley go to the polls Tuesday for a special congressional election.


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Students hold a 'die-in' at Governor Doug Ducey's office

Fri, 20 Apr 2018 21:05:27 -0400

March for Our Lives activist Jordan Harb, a junior at Mountain View High, and other high school students hold a "die-in" in Gov. Ducey's office.


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ADOT unveils winning safety signs, will be on display this weekend

Fri, 20 Apr 2018 18:20:41 -0400

The winning signs from the Arizona Department of Transportation sign contest will be on display on state roadways through Sunday.


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Everything to know about the planned teacher walkout

Fri, 20 Apr 2018 18:15:19 -0400

Ricardo Cano and Kaila White discuss what you should know about the planned Arizona educator walkout and the #RedForEd movement.


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Economists: Arizona's fortunes are growing, but Ducey's teacher pay plan on shaky ground

Fri, 20 Apr 2018 18:35:26 -0400

Economists tracking Arizona's economy see strong potential for growth the next few years, but caution that a recession will hit hard here.


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CDC expands E. coli warning on tainted Yuma lettuce

Fri, 20 Apr 2018 21:34:39 -0400

The CDC last week advised consumers not to eat bagged and shredded romaine lettuce, responsible for sickening at least 60 people in 16 states.


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Planting trees to combat urban heat-island effect

Fri, 20 Apr 2018 16:36:27 -0400

One tree at a time, the city of Phoenix is trying to increase its shade canopy to 25 percent by the year 2030. David Wallace/azcentral.com


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Phoenix-area students walk out on April 20

Fri, 20 Apr 2018 16:27:24 -0400

Students across the country left their classrooms today, the 19th anniversary of the Columbine shooting, to demonstrate against gun violence in schools.


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This is April? It's snowing in Flagstaff

Fri, 20 Apr 2018 18:30:31 -0400

A cold front brought snow to higher elevations in Arizona and a cool-down to the Valley.


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Backpage-related child sex-trafficking case garners 191-year prison sentence

Fri, 20 Apr 2018 15:04:56 -0400

In a case linked to Backpage, prosecutors said Alvin Rex Smith was a a pimp for three girls between the ages of 13 and 16.


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Why ASU spent $35 million for a building 10 minutes from the White House

Fri, 20 Apr 2018 15:36:23 -0400

The purchase puts ASU in league with some of the nation's most elite universities who set up shops inside the district and off their main campuses.


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Arizona teachers vote to walk out

Fri, 20 Apr 2018 02:19:49 -0400

Outside the Arizona Education Association, #RedForEd announces 78 percent of teachers voted to walk out on April 26. Patrick Breen/azcentral.com


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Thousands take to the streets for March for Our Lives in Phoenix

Thu, 19 Apr 2018 22:25:09 -0400

Thousands of people and students gathered at the Arizona State Capitol on March 24, 2018 to protest mass school shootings and raise awareness for gun control. The rally was one of many that took place across the nation today. Sean Logan/azcentral.com


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Gilbert deal to bring Culinary Dropout to downtown's Heritage District

Fri, 2 Dec 2016 14:21:15 -0500

The Yard, anchored by popular Fox concept Culinary Dropout, could mean another big boost to emerging downtown area in Gilbert.


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Gilbert 16-year-old lands perfect ACT score

Wed, 7 Dec 2016 18:24:09 -0500

A 16-year-old Gilbert girl earned a perfect composite score on the ACT college admissions test, such a rarity only one-tenth of one percent of students in the nation have achieved it.


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Learning to find and love the wild places in Gilbert

Wed, 23 Nov 2016 09:16:02 -0500

The Riparian Preserve at Water Ranch in Gilbert, where I grew up, is a water-recycling facility disguised as an ecological habitat.


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Live or die on Phoenix-area freeways: It's your choice

Mon, 28 Nov 2016 19:28:27 -0500

Arizona ranks above the national average for fatal crashes on freeways, and many are caused by a poor human choice.


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What are the deadliest stretches of Phoenix-area freeways?

Fri, 25 Nov 2016 17:18:37 -0500

See the stretches of seven Phoenix-area freeways that have the most fatal accidents, including I-10, I-17 and U.S. 60.


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Despite limited data, Gilbert police say domestic-violence unit is saving lives

Tue, 27 Sep 2016 19:22:29 -0400

Gilbert police report improvements since launching its family-violence unit to investigate domestic violence cases.


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Will Gilbert finally get its first cemetery?

Wed, 7 Dec 2016 18:28:34 -0500

The town is working to establish a 22-acre cemetery on park land near Greenfield and Queen Creek roads.


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Gilbert reveals final design for massive regional park

Wed, 7 Dec 2016 18:27:21 -0500

Gilbert saw "outstanding" participation from residents, business owners and park aficionados to shape the final design of the big regional park.


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Historic Gilbert properties you need to see

Wed, 7 Dec 2016 18:28:01 -0500

Gilbert has grown from an agricultural town to an affluent community. Here are some of the town's historic buildings.


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Shocking murders in metro Phoenix history

Tue, 31 Oct 2017 15:18:12 -0400

Metro Phoenix has made national headlines for a slew of gory tales. Here is a look at some of the most notorious murders.


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Gifts for kids: What to buy, what to avoid

Fri, 12 Jan 2018 12:36:48 -0500

Inappropriate or obnoxious gifts will surely annoy parents. Here's what NOT to buy other parents' kids.


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