Stories tagged: "Mesa"


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7 Things to Do This Halloween in the Phoenix Metro Area

If you want to get out of the house this All Hallows’ Eve, look no further than this collection of fun sights to see and spooky places to be.

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What Were Arizona Home Values Like a Decade Ago? Hint: Way Less Than Now.

A typical house in Phoenix is valued at nearly $370,000. Ten years ago, that number was was just $109,000. 

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Activists Win Yearslong Battle for Mesa Nondiscrimination Ordinance

“By passing this nondiscrimination policy tonight, you will make it possible for me … to come home and be a part of Mesa’s vibrant future.” Michael Soto, the executive director of Equality Arizona and a transgender man, said he didn’t feel he and his family could live the lives they wanted to in Mesa.  But...

Mesa Mayor John Giles joined other mayors from around the country on a call expressing concerns about the accuracy of the 2020 census, which ended last week, and calling for a delay so that Census Bureau analysts can completely analyze the data for accuracy. (Photo courtesy U.S. Conference of Mayors)
In Pro-Democracy Plea, Mesa Mayor Calls for Census Deadline Extension

Local leaders came together during the U.S. Conference of Mayors in support of extending the deadline for the 2020 Census.

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Arizona’s Three Largest Cities Slip in Energy Efficiency

Officials in Mesa, Phoenix, and Tucson say their cities have made significant progress in energy efficiency over the past year.

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Mesa Settles Lawsuit with Man Who Claims Police Officer Broke His Wrist

Terence Kirkpatrick sued Mesa last year after he was injured during a scuffle with police. Now the city is settling with him.

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Mesa Steps Up and Commits to Send More Students to Community College

The city of Mesa is starting a new program to help students pay for higher education costs left over after federal aid is applied.