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 Big Book Sale at Mesa Main Library
06-14-2017 at 3:17:38 PM
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Books, audio books, DVDs, vinyl records and magazines will be for sale at the Big Book Sale at the Main Library, 64 E. First St., Friday, June 23 and Saturday, June 24 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. both days. Books for sale include fiction, romance,...
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 Dobson Ranch Library celebrating 30th anniversary
06-07-2017 at 5:19:00 PM
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Dobson Ranch Library, 2425 S. Dobson Road, celebrated its 30th anniversary Saturday, June 17. Those attending had the opportunity to trade in their library card for a limited-edition gold library card. There were also commemorative buttons and...
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 Niagara Bottling to add 450,000-square-foot facility in Mesa
06-02-2017 at 9:00:00 AM
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Niagara Bottling, LLC, the largest, private-label bottled water supplier in the U.S., announced today it will establish a 450,000-square-foot, highly automated manufacturing and bottling operation in the City of Mesa’s Elliot Road Technology...
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 Tap water with cloudy appearance is safe to drink
06-01-2017 at 4:03:00 PM
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During the past few weeks you may have noticed subtle changes in your tap water in southeast Mesa, primarily in the Gateway area, such as cloudiness or white-milky appearance. This is the result of the City pumping well water to meet customer...
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 Adaptive program partners with high school for performance of Seussical KIDS
06-01-2017 at 9:45:34 AM
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The City of Mesa’s Adaptive Program has again partnered with Red Mountain High School for an inclusive program called Adaptive Off-Broadway Theater. The program pairs individuals with intellectual disabilities with theater students from the high...
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 Public comment period for Annual Action Plan
05-31-2017 at 4:59:41 PM
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A public comment period will be held Monday, June 5 through Tuesday, June 20 for the City of Mesa’s proposed Fiscal Year 2017/2018 Annual Action Plan regarding funding from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD). The plan contains...
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 Groundbreaking ceremony held for Mesa Artspace Lofts
05-24-2017 at 12:47:49 PM
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Artspace Projects joined with community partners in Mesa this morning for a ceremonial groundbreaking to celebrate the start of construction on the Mesa Artspace Lofts at 155 S. Hibbert. “Artspace will be an excellent addition to downtown Mesa,”...
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 Mesa opening Seed Library at Red Mountain Branch
05-23-2017 at 6:32:57 PM
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Mesa Library is partnering with the non-profit organization Garden Pool to offer a Seed Library at Red Mountain Branch, 635 N. Power Road. A grand opening reception will be held Saturday, May 27 from 2 p.m. to 3 p.m. near the non-fiction...
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 Constant Aviation and Governor Ducey announce new location at Gateway Airport
05-22-2017 at 5:14:08 PM
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Constant Aviation and Arizona Governor Doug Ducey today announced a major economic development win for the state with the news that Constant Aviation, a full-service maintenance, repair, and overhaul (MRO) operation with a nationwide network, will...
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 EuroContempo breaks ground on 72,000-square-foot operation in Gateway Area
05-22-2017 at 4:34:41 PM
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EuroContempo Cabinetry LLC, a European-style cabinet and materials manufacturing company, has broken ground on a 72,000-square-foot manufacturing facility on a 5.22-acre parcel in Mesa, north of Phoenix-Mesa Gateway Airport. "EuroContempo...
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 Prehistoric Preschool
05-18-2017 at 12:40:54 PM
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On June 5 the Arizona Museum of Natural History (AzMNH), 53 N. Macdonald in Mesa, will begin Prehistoric Preschool for children ages 4 and 5 years old. This fun filled dinosaur morning camp will be held every Monday during the month of June....
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 Mesa honored as 2017 Playful City USA Community
05-17-2017 at 3:56:26 PM
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National non-profit KaBOOM! is honoring Mesa with a 2017 Playful City USA designation for the ninth time. Playful City USA honors cities and towns across the country for putting the needs of families first so kids can learn, grow and develop...
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 Pioneer Park closed for major makeover
05-16-2017 at 5:17:29 PM
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Pioneer Park, 526 E. Main St., is now closed to allow work to begin on a massive project to provide state-of-the-art amenities while preserving and improving the historic assets. The park will be closed for several months. Park improvements will...
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 Saturday is Kids to Parks Day
05-16-2017 at 9:04:34 AM
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Saturday, May 20 is National Park Trust Kids to Parks Day! Show us how you get outside and play!! Submit your original photos of family fun at the park and be entered to win $50.00 toward any Mesa Parks and Recreation program or facility admission!...
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 Save the date for Republic Services Arizona Celebration of Freedom
05-10-2017 at 5:28:46 PM
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The 2017 Republic Services Arizona Celebration of Freedom is Tuesday, July 4 from 6 p.m. to 10 p.m. For the fourth consecutive year, this free event and the “coolest” independence festival in Arizona, will be held at the Mesa Convention Center and...
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 Leading data center provider to build data center campus in Mesa
05-10-2017 at 2:48:22 PM
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DuPont Fabros Technology Inc. (NYSE:DFT), a leading owner, developer, operator, and manager of multi-tenant wholesale data centers, has announced it has purchased an undeveloped 56.5 acre site on Crismon Road just north of Elliot Road in Mesa’s...
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 Mesa pools open May 27
05-08-2017 at 2:26:00 PM
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All nine City of Mesa pools will open for the summer beginning Saturday, May 27. The pools open for public swimming at 1 p.m. most days. Skyline and Rhodes will be open on Sundays. For specific pool hours, visit www.mesaaz.gov/pools. All pools will...
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 Desert Challenge Games expand in Mesa and nearby cities
05-03-2017 at 11:27:50 AM
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More than 340 athletes from 19 countries will compete in the Desert Challenge Games May 11-14 at Kino Aquatic Center and Broadway Recreation Center in Mesa, Joe Selleh Track at ASU in Tempe and Papago Archery Range in Phoenix. The Desert Challenge...
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 Arizona Museum of Natural History hosting Science Before Saturday
05-02-2017 at 9:41:09 AM
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The Arizona Museum of Natural History (AzMNH), 53 N. Macdonald in Mesa, is hosting Science Before Saturday. Ever wonder what kind of work goes into your favorite animated movies? Who is behind the Disney magic? How does stop motion get made? What...
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 Volunteers needed for Arizona Celebration of Freedom
05-01-2017 at 2:46:52 PM
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Volunteers are needed for the 2017 Republic Services Arizona Celebration of Freedom, the state’s “coolest independence festival,” on Tuesday, July 4. Volunteers are needed for a variety of shifts and activities including event tear down and...
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 Mesa Feastival Forest taking a break
04-27-2017 at 12:27:57 PM
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Mesa Feastival Forest, which offers gourmet food trucks and live music every Saturday evening from 5:30 p.m. to 9 p.m. at Pioneer Park will be suspended after April 29 due to the upcoming renovations at the park. It is expected to resume on Saturday...
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 Dexcom expands manufacturing operation to Mesa
04-25-2017 at 12:13:31 PM
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Dexcom, Inc. (NASDAQ:DXCM), a leader in continuous glucose monitoring (CGM) for patients with diabetes, has celebrated the grand opening of its new state of the art manufacturing facility in Mesa, Arizona for the company's growing continuous glucose...
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 Mesa celebrates Arbor Day
04-24-2017 at 5:03:00 PM
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MESA, ARIZ. - The City of Mesa has designated Friday, April 28 as Arbor Day to celebrate the City’s commitment to tree care and planting programs. In honor of the nationally-celebrated observance, Mayor John Giles has issued an Arbor Day...
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 Mesa celebrates National Volunteer Week
04-24-2017 at 4:34:37 PM
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The City of Mesa is fortunate to have thousands of volunteers who donate thousands of hours of service. They serve in a variety of roles in many City of Mesa departments, ranging from helping emergency responders to building museum exhibits. The...
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 Experience a day in the life of a superhero for free!
04-24-2017 at 12:16:00 PM
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Spend time creating art and using your imagination at the i.d.e.a. Museum for free on Sunday, May 7. Complimentary admission is made possible through financial support provided by the Gila River Indian Community. When: 12 p.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday,...
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 Traffic restrictions on north Higley Road due to water mainline break
04-20-2017 at 10:52:00 PM
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Emergency repairs are being made due to a water mainline break on north Higley Road. Northbound traffic is restricted to one lane on Higley between MCDowell Road and Thomas Road until repairs have been completed. The duration of repairs is unknown at...
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 City Manager announces four finalists for police chief position
04-20-2017 at 4:47:56 PM
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Mesa City Manager Chris Brady announced today that the search for a new police chief has been narrowed to four finalists. The individuals moving to the next steps and final interviews in the selection process are current Mesa Police Department...
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 Super Why, superhero training & more on Family Day, April 29
04-18-2017 at 2:54:10 PM
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The i.d.e.a. Museum presents special activities, entertainment and appearances " including PBS Kids’ super reader Super Why - during Family Day. The all-day event on April 29 focuses on fun family time centered around the museum’s current exhibition,...
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 Mesa Public Safety takes on Tempe Public Safety in a FlowRider battle to benefit 100 Club of Arizona at the Desert Wave Invitational
04-17-2017 at 4:38:00 PM
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The City of Mesa Police Department will team up with the Mesa Fire and Medical Department to challenge the City of Tempe Police Department and Tempe Fire Medical Rescue Department in the Desert Wave Invitational FlowRider competition, presented by...
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 Award-winning Denver-based bakery opens production facility in Mesa
04-17-2017 at 4:18:22 PM
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City Bakery, a wholesale artisan baking company, has opened a 5,000-square foot baking operation at 2628 W. Birchwood Circle, Unit C in Mesa. The company has invested $1.1 million in the facility and will employ 20 people. “We have fostered a...
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 Celebrate Earth Day and baseball at Celebrate Mesa
04-12-2017 at 4:19:00 PM
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Mesa’s free party in the park will celebrate Earth Day and America’s pastime at a new location. Celebrate Mesa is being held at Hohokam Stadium, 1235 N. Center St., Saturday, April 22 from noon to 4 p.m. The event celebrates Earth Day with...
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 Book drive donation at Mesa Public Library
04-11-2017 at 5:05:30 PM
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Donate books, magazines, movies, and music without even leaving your car! Mesa Public Library volunteers will be on hand at the Main and Red Mountain branches to help unload your donations on Saturday, April 22 from 9 a.m. to noon. Donated...
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 Register your kids for swim lessons and other summer programs in Mesa
04-10-2017 at 5:14:53 PM
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Summer is nearly here and now is the time to get your kids registered for Mesa Parks and Recreation summer programs, including swim lessons, summer camps, tennis lessons and adaptive sports. Mesa residents can register this week; non-residents can...
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 Traffic restrictions at 1st Street and Centennial Way due to water main leak
04-07-2017 at 1:40:00 PM
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Emergency repairs are being made due to a water main leak at East 1st Street and North Centennial Way. Access to the Mesa Main Library is available via Center Street and access to the Mesa Arts Center is available via South...
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 Traffic restrictions on Broadway due to water service line leak
04-06-2017 at 6:28:00 PM
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Repairs will be made starting Thursday evening to a water service line leak on east Broadway Road. Eastbound traffic on Broadway will be restricted to one lane between Horne and Stapley Drive from 7 pm Thursday until approximately 5 am Friday. Any...
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 Arizona Museum of Natural History Hosting Beer ‘n’ Bones
04-06-2017 at 4:22:56 PM
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The Arizona Museum of Natural History (AzMNH), 53 N. Macdonald in Mesa, is once again hosting its annual FUNdraiser, Beer ‘ n’ Bones Friday, April 28 with general admission from 7 p.m. to 11 p.m. Guests will enjoy a unique and stimulating evening of...
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 Road closure on McDowell expected through Monday due to water main break
04-06-2017 at 7:00:00 AM
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Emergency repairs are being made due to a water main break on McDowell Road between 32st and Val Vista Drive. All east and west bound traffic is completely restricted until repairs have been completed. Some customers are experiencing disruption in...
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 Mesa to host Olympians as part of Pro Swim Series
04-05-2017 at 5:34:10 PM
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For the fifth consecutive year, the City of Mesa will be one of five stops of USA Swimming’s 2017 arena Pro Swim Series. Skyline Aquatic Center, 845 S. Crismon Road, will host 2017 arena Pro Swim Series - Mesa April 13-15. Approximately 500...
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 Mesa Library accepting food for fines
04-04-2017 at 11:03:58 AM
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Food for Fines is back at Mesa Public Library! April 9 starts National Library Week and to celebrate we want to offer library patrons the opportunity to help the United Food Bank and have their library fines waived. Bring in nonperishable food...
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 Pioneer Park improvements begin with repair-restoration of iconic train
04-03-2017 at 4:22:58 PM
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Southern Pacific Engine #2355, which has been at Pioneer Park since 1958, is about to get a massive makeover. Work is expected to begin the week of April 10 to remove asbestos and lead paint from the iconic train. The process involves constructing...
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 Mesa Residents encouraged to take advantage of Household Hazardous Waste Collection events
03-30-2017 at 3:14:00 PM
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MESA, ARIZ. - Mesa residents looking for a way to get rid of old cans of paint, batteries, pesticides, electronics, tires and prescription drugs are invited to bring these and other household hazardous waste materials to City sponsored collection...
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 Arizona Museum of Natural History closes early for Beer n Bones
03-29-2017 at 3:10:01 PM
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The Arizona Museum of Natural History (AzMNH), 53 N. Macdonald in Mesa, AZ is hosting the very popular “Beer n Bones5” on Friday, April 28. In preparation for the fun-raiser event the museum will close at 2 p.m. that day. For more information...
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 Nominate Mesa to win $20,000 during "Meet Me at the Park" campaign
03-27-2017 at 5:31:00 PM
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Local parks make Mesa a better place to live and shape so many of our lives. That’s why residents will have the opportunity from April 1 through April 30 to nominate Mesa to receive $20,000 in grant funding to make improvements at a City...
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 EPA 'Fix a Leak Week' to encourage water efficiency
03-21-2017 at 1:51:00 AM
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MESA, ARIZ. - As part of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's (EPA) Fix a Leak Week, the City of Mesa is asking its customers to check fixtures around the house for leaks that can waste hundreds of gallons of water per month. Fix a Leak...
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 i.d.e.a. Museum's early literacy program goes on Spring tour
03-18-2017 at 7:41:54 AM
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The i.d.e.a. Museum’s preschool program " ArtFul Tales Experience " is heading to three Mesa libraries this spring. Caregivers and children can come out and enjoy the book Even Superheroes Have Bad Days by Shelly Becker on select days. ArtFul...
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 Nominations requested for Historic Preservation Awards
03-14-2017 at 3:19:46 PM
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The City’s Historic Preservation Board continues to seek nominations for Mesa’s Historic Preservation Awards for Outstanding Achievement. Nominations must be submitted by Monday, April 24 at 6 p.m. The awards, which can be presented to an...
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 J.A. Jance book talk and signing at Mesa Library
03-09-2017 at 4:35:38 PM
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New York Times bestselling author J.A. Jance will be at the Red Mountain Library, 635 N. Power Road, Thurs., March 23 from 3 p.m. to 5 p.m. in the Program Room. Jance will discuss her newest novel, “Man Overboard,” the Ali Reynolds adventure. With...
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 Summer camp experiments with monster science
03-07-2017 at 1:27:00 PM
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This summer, monstrous imagination and science collide at the i.d.e.a. Museum. Children ages 5 to 10 will experience a hands-on STEAM camp like no other focused on monsters. The camp " with half- and full-day options - runs July 10-14. “When...
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 Cabinet manufacturer to locate operations in Mesa's Gateway Area
03-02-2017 at 6:21:00 PM
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Today, EuroContempo Cabinetry LLC, a European-style cabinet and materials manufacturing company, announced it will be locating a 72,000 sq. ft. manufacturing facility on a 5.22-acre parcel in Mesa, Arizona, north of Phoenix-Mesa Gateway...
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 Mesa celebrates opening of Rio Salado Pathway
03-02-2017 at 5:42:00 PM
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The City of Mesa has a new shared-use pathway along the Salt River bank for walking, running and bicycling. A grand opening ceremony has been held for the Rio Salado Pathway which now connects Riverview Park, Sloan Park and Mesa’s Riverview shopping...
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 Calling all heroes and heroines seeking free fun!
03-02-2017 at 1:23:09 PM
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Spend time creating art and using your imagination at the i.d.e.a. Museum for free on Sunday, March 5. Complimentary admission is made possible through financial support provided by the Gila River Indian Community. When: Noon to 5 p.m. March...
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 Road closure due to additional SRP water release
02-28-2017 at 7:17:00 PM
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Southbound Gilbert Rd., from Thomas Rd. to State Route 87, is now open for two-way traffic across the bridge. The northbound lanes will remain closed for a number of weeks while water flow continues.
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 Teen Tech Week at Mesa Public Libraries
02-27-2017 at 3:01:00 PM
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Local teens will be tuning in at the Mesa Public Library as it celebrates the annual Teen Tech Week™ from March 5-11. They join thousands of other libraries and schools across the country who are celebrating this year’s theme, “Be the Source of...
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 Mesa to Host Green Living Magazine Launch Party
02-23-2017 at 12:42:00 PM
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MESA, ARIZ. " It may not be St. Patrick’s Day but it’s a perfect time to show your ‘GREEN’ when the City of Mesa, in partnership with Benedictine University, hosts the Green Living Magazine March Issue Launch Party. The event will be held from...
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 Writer in Residence office hours and workshops at Mesa Public Library
02-22-2017 at 12:01:58 PM
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Aspiring writers can now utilize another resource in improve their writing skills. Melissa Marr, award-winning author best known for her internationally bestselling “Wicked Lovely” series and her children's Norse mythology series “The Blackwell...
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 Falcon Field Airport Open House offers free family fun!
02-21-2017 at 1:30:00 AM
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Get a close look at unique aircraft, classic cars, model railroads and more 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday, March 25, 2017 when the City of Mesa’s Falcon Field Airport hosts its annual Open House. The event will be at Falcon Field Park, 4636 East...
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 World Series Trophy displayed at Mesa's Chicago Cubs Rally
02-17-2017 at 5:50:00 PM
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The City of Mesa and the Chicago Cubs hosted a community rally Friday, Feb. 24 at Sloan Park. The rally celebrated the return of the reigning World Series Champion Chicago Cubs to Mesa to kick-off their 2017 baseball season. The event was the only...
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 AzMNH and First Things First offer community a Dino Preschool Party
02-16-2017 at 9:59:45 AM
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On Friday, March 10th, from 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m., The Arizona Museum of Natural History (AzMNH), 53 N. Macdonald in Mesa, is hosting “Dino Preschool Party! This lively program is sponsored by First Things First and is free for preschooler between...
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 U.S. Conference of Mayors presents Mayor John Giles with Small Business Advocate Award
02-15-2017 at 2:01:00 PM
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Mesa Mayor John Giles received the U.S. Conference of Mayors, Partner America 2017 “Small Business Advocate Award” for his efforts and support of small business in the city. This special event took place this morning at a small business gathering at...
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 Artist Greg Gossel to create mural for heroes exhibition
02-14-2017 at 3:28:00 PM
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The i.d.e.a. Museum is proud to announce postmodern artist Greg Gossel - known for his pop culture works featuring bold geometric and typographical elements - will create a mural for the "Caped Crusaders & Everyday Heroes" exhibition. The work...
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 McKellips Road closure due to SRP low-level water releases
02-10-2017 at 3:21:00 PM
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Salt River Project (SRP) has increased the release of excess water from two reservoirs on the Verde River. The release means the normally dry Salt River will be flowing through the valley for the rest of the runoff season. The water release...
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 Mesa adaptive basketball teams gets a jump start from Mesa Public Schools
02-08-2017 at 11:14:00 AM
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Adaptive athletes are getting a jump start with a partnership developed with Mesa Public Schools. Two adaptive basketball teams offered by the Mesa Parks, Recreation and Community Facilities, recently transitioned their junior adaptive basketball...
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 AzMNH hosts Pop-Up Bach event with cellist Zuill Bailey
02-02-2017 at 1:35:29 PM
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On Feb. 14, from 12:30 pm to 1:30 pm, the Arizona Museum of Natural History (AzMNH), 53 N. Macdonald in Mesa, will host a Pop-Up Bach event featuring world-renowned cellist and artistic director of Mesa Arts Center’s Classical Music Inside Out series...
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 $5 admission to celebrate i.d.e.a. Museum's birthday
02-02-2017 at 9:29:45 AM
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Join us for some cake, cool art and family fun on Feb. 7, as we celebrate three years as the i.d.e.a. Museum. We’re offering $5 admission (a $3 savings). What: i.d.e.a. Museum 3rd Birthday Celebration When: 9 a.m. " 4 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 7,...
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 Local Civil Air Patrol squadron accepts national award & celebrates 50 years of service in Mesa
02-01-2017 at 9:30:00 AM
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The Civil Air Patrol (CAP) in Arizona was recently awarded the 2016 National Emergency Management Volunteer Organization of the Year by the International Association of Emergency Managers in a ceremony conducted at the organization’s annual...
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 World Series Trophy comes to Mesa's Chicago Cubs Rally
02-01-2017 at 7:35:10 AM
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The City of Mesa and the Chicago Cubs announced at the Mayor’s State of the City breakfast that a community rally will be held on Feb. 24, from noon to 4 p.m. at Sloan Park. The rally celebrates the return of the now reigning World Series Champion...
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 Mayor John Giles' State of the City highlights
01-31-2017 at 12:48:00 PM
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Mayor John Giles’ State of the City Breakfast, hosted by the Mesa Chamber of Commerce, was held this morning at the Mesa Convention Center. Highlights included: The Chicago Cubs are bringing the World Series trophy to Mesa on February 24....
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 Vice Mayor David Luna hosts Heart Your Health Fitness and Wellness Expo
01-30-2017 at 1:08:00 PM
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Vice Mayor David Luna will host his annual Heart Your Health fitness and wellness expo at the Red Mountain Multigenerational Center, located at 7550 E. Adobe, on Saturday, Feb. 11. The free event will run from 8 a.m. to noon and will feature free...
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 Mesa residents encouraged to take advantage of Household Hazardous Waste Collection events
01-26-2017 at 4:09:00 PM
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MESA, ARIZ. - Mesa residents looking for a way to get rid of old cans of paint, batteries, pesticides, electronics, tires and prescription drugs are invited to bring these and other household hazardous waste materials to City sponsored collection...
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 Experience hero adventures at the i.d.e.a. Museum
01-26-2017 at 3:18:29 PM
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Calling all aspiring heroes! You won’t want to miss a great adventure this spring at the i.d.e.a. Museum. The "Caped Crusaders & Everyday Heroes" exhibition, which opens Feb. 10, will unmask the history and science behind pop culture and...
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 City of Mesa recognizes tech accelerator participants selected for
01-24-2017 at 4:50:41 PM
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LAUNCHPOINT, Mesa’s technology accelerator, congratulates two of its participants, CleanRouter and Prenda, for being selected to the Venture Madness competition top 64. Prizes include a chance to receive up to $300,000 from an investor pool and win a...
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 Mesa encourages you to participate in Unity Walk
01-24-2017 at 1:30:19 AM
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Join Mayor John Giles during a walk in celebration of cultural diversity and community. Mesa will join Chandler, Gilbert, Phoenix, Scottsdale, Guadalupe and host city Tempe in the Regional Unity Walk and Festival Saturday, Jan. 28 from 6 p.m. to 8...
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 Falcon Warbirds' Pancake Breakfast, Fly-In & Classic Car Show
01-19-2017 at 4:30:00 PM
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Gleaming machines for the air and road will be on display 8-11 a.m. Saturday, January 21 at the pancake breakfast, fly-in & classic car show hosted by the Falcon Warbirds in collaboration with Impala Bob’s at Mesa'sFalcon Field Airport. The...
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 17th Annual Historic Home Tour in Mesa
01-18-2017 at 3:33:24 PM
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The 17th Annual Historic Home Tour in Mesa will be held on Saturday, Jan. 28 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. The tour will showcase approximately a dozen homes in the West 2nd Street and Fraser Fields historic districts plus several special stops. The...
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 Keep your child's brain engaged over spring break
01-17-2017 at 9:38:44 AM
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Calling all student superheroes! The i.d.e.a. Museum created a spring break camp in March aimed at 6 to 12 year olds, featuring super fun lessons inspired by the upcoming Caped Crusaders & Everyday Heroes exhibition. “Parents want to see...
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 City of Mesa Awarded Youth Wellness Grant to Create Youth Ambassador Program
01-13-2017 at 9:34:40 AM
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The City of Mesa, Parks, Recreation and Community Facilities Youth Sports programs has received $20,000 in grant funding from Target Corporation to implement a Youth Ambassador program as part of their pledge to Commit to Health through the National...
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 Mesa remembers Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. with several special events
01-11-2017 at 9:07:00 AM
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The leadership and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. will be remembered with several celebrations. The events are organized by the Mesa Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Celebration Committee and will be held Monday, Jan. 16, which is Martin Luther King...
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 Mesa City Council Swearing-In Ceremony
01-05-2017 at 5:27:00 PM
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Join us for the swearing-in of Mayor John Giles and three new Mesa City Councilmembers. Mark Freeman will be sworn in to represent District 1 in northwest Mesa, Jeremy Whittaker will represent District 2 in central Mesa and Ryan Winkle will represent...
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 Volunteers needed for count of homeless in Mesa
01-05-2017 at 2:11:03 PM
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The goal is to better understand how many individuals are experiencing homelessness in our community and be better equipped to meet their needs. The City of Mesa is looking for volunteers to participate in the Maricopa Association of Governments...
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 Falcon Field Airport Community/Tenant Check-In Meeting
01-04-2017 at 7:00:00 PM
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Mesa residents are invited to attend the upcoming Community/Airport Tenants Check-In Meeting to be held at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, January 18, 2017 in the Falcon Field Airport terminal building, 4800 E. Falcon Drive. Refreshments will be served. Please...
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 Make a resolution for some fun Jan. 13
01-04-2017 at 4:09:14 PM
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Make a resolution for more fun dates this year by adding Jan. 13 to your calendar. Come to the i.d.e.a. Museum for “Bark After Dark” to experience cool artworks and added entertainment, including karaoke, dancing and art activities. The adult...
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 Museum offers community a fun night of science and pop culture
12-29-2016 at 2:14:05 PM
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The Arizona Museum of Natural History (AzMNH), 53 N. Macdonald in Mesa, is hosting “Science Before Saturday: Star Wars, A Galaxy of Discovery!” Come and join us for an evening of fun and discovery. “Science Before Saturday” is our newest Second...
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 Save the date for Mesa-PHX Marathon
12-28-2016 at 11:48:50 AM
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It has a new name but it is the same great race. The BMO Harris Bank Mesa-PHX Marathon has changed its name to better reflect that the race takes place in the City of Mesa. The marathon will be held Saturday, Feb. 25 at 6:30 a.m. The 26-mile race...
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 Mesa Regional Dispatch Center and Emergency Operations Center dedication
12-22-2016 at 12:14:04 PM
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A dedication ceremony has been held for the new Mesa Regional Dispatch Center and Emergency Operations Center, 708 W. Baseline Road. The new facility more than doubles the size of the existing dispatch and emergency operations centers. “It is...
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 Start the New Year right with business workshops at THINKspot
12-21-2016 at 1:22:00 PM
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THINKspot at Red Mountain Library, 635 N. Power Rd. is hosting a series of programs that feature tips and strategies to ramp up your business in the new year. You can attend all or just those that meet your needs. Tuesday, January 3: Be...
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 Mayor John Giles’ State of the City Breakfast
12-21-2016 at 1:06:00 PM
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Mayor John Giles’ State of the City Breakfast, hosted by the Mesa Chamber of Commerce, will be held on Tuesday, Jan. 31 at 7:30 a.m. at the Mesa Convention Center. Mayor Giles will take the stage to highlight some of Mesa’s successes in 2016 and...
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 Mesa residents encouraged to “Treecycle”
12-21-2016 at 1:28:00 AM
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Mesa, AZ - Mesa residents can help the City of Mesa give the environment a present this holiday season by recycling their Christmas trees. Residents are encouraged to bring their tree to any of the free drop-off locations listed below. Residents...
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 Councilmember Chris Glover re-appointed to NLC committee
12-20-2016 at 12:37:00 PM
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District 4 Councilmember Chris Glover has been re-appointed to the National League of Cities’ (NLC) Finance, Administration and Intergovernmental Relations (FAIR) Committee for 2017, his sixth term on the committee. The appointment was announced by...
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 Councilmember Kevin Thompson re-appointed to NLC committee
12-19-2016 at 12:44:00 PM
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Mesa, AZ " District 6 Councilmember Kevin Thompson has been re-appointed to the National League of Cities’ (NLC) Community and Economic Development (CED) Committee for 2017. This will be Councilmember Thompson’s second term on the committee. The...
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 10 cool gift ideas for the holidays or anytime
12-19-2016 at 1:25:06 AM
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It’s the most wonderful time of the year when we’re filled with holiday cheer. If you’re in the giving spirit, we offer a few fun gift suggestions for the season or for any time. Under $5 Mars Mud putty (ages 5+) - $3.49 Teeny Tys...
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 Merry Main Street's newest feature delayed by weather
12-17-2016 at 12:10:00 PM
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Merry Main Street's newest attraction, a trackless train sponsored by SRP, Valley Metro, Stacey & Witbeck and Sundt Construction, has been delayed in arriving due to storms on its way from the manufacturer. The 40-foot train made by True...
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 City announces selection for Interim Police Chief
12-15-2016 at 5:15:46 PM
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The City of Mesa announced today that Assistant Chief Michael Dvorak has been selected as the Interim Police Chief replacing outgoing Chief John Meza who will retire at the end of 2016. "I am confident in Michael's ability to lead the department,"...
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 Red Mountain Library hosts Water - Use It Wisely display
12-15-2016 at 3:58:00 PM
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MESA, ARIZ. - There's more to check out at the Mesa Red Mountain Library, 635 N. Power Road, besides books this month. From now until December 31, they will feature a 16-foot tall, 120-gallon water jug pyramid display that represents how much water...
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 Councilmember David Luna named Chair of National League of Cities’ Information Technology and Communications Committee
12-15-2016 at 2:33:00 PM
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District 5 Councilmember David Luna has been appointed as Chair of the National League of Cities’ (NLC) Information Technology and Communications (ITC) Committee for 2017. Luna, who will begin his fourth term on the ITC Committee next year, served as...
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 Volunteers needed to help revitalize the Rose Garden at MCC
12-14-2016 at 4:31:25 PM
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Approximately 300 volunteers are needed for a large-scale city-wide event Saturday, Jan. 14 to revitalize and prune the Rose Garden at Mesa Community College (MCC), 1833 W. Southern Ave. It is the largest public rose garden in the desert southwest...
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 Santa's sELFie Village and Main Street Express new to Merry Main Street
12-13-2016 at 4:08:00 PM
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One of the new and most popular features of Merry Main Street in downtown Mesa this year is Santa’s sELFie Village. Located near the nearly four-story tall Christmas tree on Macdonald, Santa’s sELFie Village allows you to create a special holiday...
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 Tickets on sale for Historic Home Tour
12-12-2016 at 1:11:55 PM
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It is a unique holiday gift! Tickets are now on sale for the 17th Annual Historic Home Tour in Mesa. This year’s tour will be Saturday, Jan. 28 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. The tour will showcase homes in the Fraser Fields and West 2nd Street...
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 Donations needed for ABC program in Mesa
12-08-2016 at 4:57:00 PM
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The need is greater than ever for Mesa’s most vulnerable citizens. The ABC: A Better Community program needs donations for the holiday season and into the new year. Donating before the end of the year allows you to take a charitable contribution...
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 Live music this weekend at Winter Wonderland Ice Rink
12-07-2016 at 11:30:57 AM
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The Winter Wonderland Ice Rink at Merry Main Street in downtown Mesa will offer more than just skating under the stars this weekend. Whiskey Rose, a Mesa country band that performs songs made popular by everyone from Sugarland to George Strait, will...
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 Santa, puppies and more at i.d.e.a. Museum on Family Day
12-07-2016 at 9:52:36 AM
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Kids of all ages will want to stop by the i.d.e.a. Museum for Family Day on Dec. 10. Several extra special activities are planned. Plus, Santa will stop in for a light breakfast with members and photos with museum guests! “We’re looking forward...
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 Water changes due to treatment plant maintenance
12-05-2016 at 1:12:35 AM
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Water changes due to treatment plant maintenance Mesa, AZ " City of Mesa water customers who reside in the area east of the Loop 101 to Val Vista Drive and north of Baseline Road may experience subtle cloudiness in their water in December...
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 Dobson Ranch Park Tree Planting to Celebrate Tree City USA 40th Anniversary
12-03-2016 at 1:30:00 AM
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MESA, ARIZ. " In recognition of Mesa’s participation as a Tree City in the state of Arizona, and to celebrate the 40th Anniversary of Tree City USA program, a heritage tree was donated and planted by the Arizona Department of Forestry and Fire...
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 Dobson Ranch Park introduces new universally inclusive playground
12-03-2016 at 9:00:00 AM
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A ribbon cutting ceremony was held today to usher in a new playground at Dobson Ranch Park, 2359 S. Dobson Road. “This new playground invites all children regardless of abilities the opportunity to play,” Mesa Parks, Recreation and Community...
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 Newest Building Strong Neighborhoods Initiative is in Council District 2
12-02-2016 at 11:55:42 AM
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The next Building Strong Neighborhoods Initiative of the 16/17 fiscal year will be taking place in Council District 2. The neighborhood boundaries for the initiative are Broadway Road to Pueblo Avenue and 24th Street to Lindsay Road. The program will...
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 Santa making several visits to Merry Main Street
12-02-2016 at 7:34:00 AM
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Santa Claus will be getting away from the North Pole a few times to visit downtown Mesa as part of Merry Main Street. Jolly Ol’ Saint Nick will be taking Christmas wishes and be available for photos next to the Christmas tree on Macdonald north of...
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 City announces selection of new Fire and Medical Chief
12-01-2016 at 3:18:00 PM
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Mesa, AZ " The City of Mesa announced today that Interim Chief Mary Cameli has been selected as the new Fire and Medical Department Chief. Cameli, a former Assistant Chief, has been with the Fire and Medical Department for 33 years. She is the first...
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 Mesa launches new CNG garbage truck fueling station
12-01-2016 at 11:42:00 AM
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MESA, ARIZ. " In November 2012, the City of Mesa placed its first compressed natural gas (CNG) garbage truck into service and continues to move forward with its goal of 100% fleet conversion by 2021 with the grand opening of its new permanent CNG...
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 Infineon celebrates the expansion of its Mesa semiconductor fabrication facility
12-01-2016 at 9:32:49 AM
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Infineon, a Germany-based world leader in semiconductor solutions, celebrated the Grand Opening of its new warehouse and Gallium Nitride (GaN) cleanroom at its Mesa facility located at 550 W. Juanita Ave. The multi-million-dollar expansion project...
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 New process for businesses to report sales taxes, obtain licenses
11-30-2016 at 1:44:00 AM
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Beginning Jan. 1, 2017, the Arizona Department of Revenue (ADOR) will become the centralized collection point for licensing, filing and payment of Transaction Privilege Tax (TPT), also known as Sales Tax; Use Tax and Transient Lodging Tax (TLT) for...
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 Mesa opens new multi-use fields at Fiesta Sports Park
11-29-2016 at 6:00:00 PM
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Fiesta Sports Park, located at 936 S. Extension Road, held a grand opening ceremony today. “Youth sports fields are always in short supply,” Mesa Parks, Recreation and Community Facilities Director Marc Heirshberg said. “When we were putting...
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 Waitlist about to open for Housing Choice Voucher Program
11-29-2016 at 1:38:00 PM
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The City of Mesa Housing Authority will be accepting pre-applications for the tenant-based Housing Choice Voucher Program (Section 8) online from Tuesday, Dec. 6 at 10 a.m. through Monday, Dec.19 at 5 p.m. This will be a web-based pre-application...
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 Book drive donation at Mesa Library
11-28-2016 at 11:30:00 AM
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Donate books, magazines, movies, and music without even leaving your car. Mesa Library volunteers will be on hand at the Main and Red Mountain branches to help unload your donations on Sat., December 3 from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. Donated materials are...
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 Holiday bargains at City of Mesa surplus sales
11-28-2016 at 9:31:00 AM
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If you are looking for holiday gifts at bargain prices, the City of Mesa offers surplus sales every Wednesday from 8 a.m. to noon at the City of Mesa Warehouse, 7041 E. Adobe. While there are no special sales, prices have been greatly reduced on...
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 Mesa residents encouraged to take advantage of Household Hazardous Waste Collection events
11-22-2016 at 7:00:00 PM
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MESA, ARIZ. - Mesa residents looking for a way to get rid of old cans of paint, batteries, pesticides, electronics, tires and prescription drugs are invited to bring these and other household hazardous waste materials to City sponsored collection...
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 City of Mesa Office of Economic Development receives Arizona Data Center Award
11-21-2016 at 1:27:00 AM
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The City of Mesa’s Office of Economic Development has been honored by the Global Data Center Alliance (GDCA) with the Economic Development Team of the Year Award. The award was presented at a ceremony November 17 at the Hotel Valley Ho in...
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 Let's talk turkey! Recycle your fryer oil for free.
11-17-2016 at 12:33:00 PM
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Mesa, AZ " Are you deep frying a turkey this Thanksgiving? Don’t pour all that fryer oil down the drain " recycle it for FREE instead! Oil and grease rinsed down the drain can congeal and block pipes, causing sewer back-ups into your home or overflow...
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 Falcon Field Airport terminal renovation wins architectural honors
11-17-2016 at 9:30:00 AM
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The City of Mesa's Falcon Field Airport terminal building renovation has been selected as the Best Project in the Renovation/Restoration category for the 2016 Engineering News-Record (ENR) Regional Best Projects awards competition for the Southwest...
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 Celebrate the holiday season with Merry Main Street in downtown Mesa
11-16-2016 at 3:22:00 PM
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It is a great way to celebrate the season! Merry Main Street, presented by SRP and the Arizona Coyotes, returns to downtown Mesa for the second consecutive year. Merry Main Street is from Nov. 25 through Jan. 1 and offers an exciting variety of...
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 LAUNCHPOINT relocation to downtown Mesa sparks new activity
11-16-2016 at 8:09:02 AM
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The City of Mesa’s LAUNCHPOINT, the Mesa Technology Accelerator move to Downtown Mesa has triggered a surge in participation. LAUNCHPOINT relocated from its previous location in the southeast Gateway area to the Mesa Center for Higher Education at...
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 Tickets on sale for Breakfast with Santa event
11-14-2016 at 2:00:00 PM
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Tickets for “Breakfast with Santa” is on sale today at 10 a.m. The event will be held on Saturday, Dec.17 at the Mesa Convention Center, 201 N. Center St., Building B. Two breakfast timeslots include a pancake breakfast, craft and a photo-op with...
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 Read down your fines at Mesa Library
11-14-2016 at 1:20:00 AM
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Children under the age of 18 can reduce their library fees by reading for 20-minutes a day from Nov. 21 through Jan. 6. For every 20-minutes that a child reads or is read to, the Library will waive $1 towards overdue fees. To participate, pick up a...
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 Registration for winter youth sports is open
11-09-2016 at 12:04:00 PM
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Get your kids back into the swing of things after the holidays. Winter youth sports leagues are now open for registration. To register visit: www.Mesaaz.gov/youthsportsFee assistance and scholarships are available. The following youth...
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 Mesa proclaims Nov. 7 World Series Champion Chicago Cubs Day
11-03-2016 at 12:49:31 PM
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Mesa, AZ - In celebration of the Chicago Cubs clinching their first World Series championship since 1908 with their extra innings Game 7 win over the Cleveland Indians, Mayor John Giles will proclaim Monday, Nov. 7 as 2016 World Series Champion...
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 Mesa honors Veterans with parade and benefit concert
11-02-2016 at 12:01:00 PM
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The East Valley Veterans Parade returns to downtown Mesa on Veterans Day, Friday Nov. 11. The parade will begin at 11 a.m. at the intersection of Center Street and University Drive and will travel south on Center Street and turn west on First Street....
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 City of Mesa encourages residents to take America Recycles Day Pledge
11-01-2016 at 12:06:00 PM
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MESA, ARIZ. - America Recycles Day (ARD) is a nationally recognized day dedicated to encouraging Americans to recycle and buy recycled products. ARD is celebrated annually on Nov. 15. The City of Mesa proudly supports this day by encouraging Mesa...
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 Adoptable Dog Day helps pups find homes
10-31-2016 at 12:30:09 PM
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The i.d.e.a. Museum is holding a special event Saturday, Nov. 19, to help dogs in the Valley find good homes and increase awareness about dog rescue groups. From 10 a.m. - 2 p.m. during Adoptable Dog Day, several rescue groupswill be on site...
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 Aviation enthusiasts flock to Mesa for Copperstate Fly-In
10-27-2016 at 6:30:00 PM
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An estimated 500 aircraft will be on display at the Copperstate Fly-In & Education Expo to be held Friday & Saturday, October 28-29 at Mesa’s Falcon Field Airport, 4800 E. Falcon Drive. Bringing together...
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 Early voting in person ends Friday Nov. 4
10-27-2016 at 11:33:32 AM
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Early voting ends for the General Election on Friday, November 4. Voters may visit the Mesa’s City Clerk’s Office to vote in person until Thursday, Nov. 3 as well as dropping off your signed ballot on Monday, Nov. 7 and Tuesday, Nov. 8 (Election...
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 Family and Scout Geology Day at the Museum
10-26-2016 at 2:19:18 PM
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Arizona Museum of Natural History (AzMNH), 53 N. Macdonald in Mesa, is hosting Family/Scout Geology Day on Saturday, Nov. 5 from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. Special discount general admission rates of $7 per person and $2 for members will apply only for this...
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 Vice Mayor Dennis Kavanaugh hosts Eighth Annual Holiday Toy Drive and Pancake Breakfast
10-26-2016 at 9:23:00 AM
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Mesa, AZ " Vice Mayor Dennis Kavanaugh will hold his eighth annual free holiday pancake breakfast on Saturday, Dec. 10 from 8 a.m. to 10 a.m. at Mesa Fire Station 207, 2505 S. Dobson Road. The holiday pancake breakfast is the culmination of the...
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 Healthbrary launches at Mesa Public Library
10-25-2016 at 11:44:00 AM
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Many patrons have grown to love Stuffbrary found at Mesa Public Library. Now, Mesa Main Library is proud to announce the launch of Healthbrary. Similar to Stuffbrary, where library card holders could check out baking pans, croquet sets, and seeds...
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 Save the dates for Merry Main Street in downtown Mesa
10-24-2016 at 4:44:00 PM
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Mesa, AZ " For the second consecutive year, Merry Main Street, presented by SRP and the Arizona Coyotes, will bring thousands of holiday revelers to downtown Mesa. The spectacular celebration of the season will be held Nov. 25 through Jan. 1. The...
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 Linkin Park’s Chester Bennington signs on as Mesa Music Festival keynote speaker
10-21-2016 at 3:21:00 PM
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The Mesa Music Festival Nov. 10-12 features conferences and workshops for bands to get acquainted with the music industry and free live music. Performances will be at select venues on Thursday and Friday and throughout downtown all day Saturday....
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 Hundreds of volunteers to participate on Make a Difference Day in Mesa
10-18-2016 at 4:22:27 PM
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More than 2,500 volunteers, the majority of them Boy Scouts, will be getting dirty to help our community. They are participating in a variety of projects across the City of Mesa Saturday, Oct. 22 as part of National Make a Difference...
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 Mesa Water Resources honored for management excellence
10-17-2016 at 3:56:00 PM
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Mesa Water Resources honored for management excellence Mesa, AZ " The Association of Metropolitan Water Agencies (AMWA) honored the City of Mesa Water Resources Department with the Platinum Award for Utility Excellence on October 17 at its 2016...
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 Book Sale at Mesa Main Library
10-17-2016 at 12:57:00 PM
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Books, audio books, DVD’s and magazines will be for sale on Friday, Oct. 21 and Saturday, Oct. 22 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. in the Saguaro Room at the Main Library, 64 E. First St. The featured collections of this sale are vinyl records and vintage...
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 Groundbreaking ceremony for light rail extension to Gilbert Road
10-15-2016 at 12:12:00 PM
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A colorful balloon release kicked off the official start of construction on the Gilbert Road Extension today. Valley Metro and City of Mesa hosted a groundbreaking event and community fall festival at Stapley Drive and Main Street to mark the...
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 Newest Building Strong Neighborhoods Initiative is in Council District 3
10-11-2016 at 1:32:08 AM
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The City of Mesa’s next Building Strong Neighborhoods Initiative will be held in Council District 3 in the neighborhood located from University Drive to Rio Salado Parkway and from Dobson Road to Longmore. The program will begin with an orientation...
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 Who will be the "King of Wings" at Wingstock?
10-10-2016 at 3:49:08 PM
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Calling all chicken wing lovers! Wingstock: Where Music and Chicken Meat, the only chicken wing festival in Arizona is back this fall at the Mesa Amphitheatre, 263 N. Center St., Saturday., Oct. 29 from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sample, vote and dive...
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 New schedule for waitlist opening for Housing Choice Voucher Program
10-10-2016 at 12:10:00 PM
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The City of Mesa Housing Authority will be accepting pre-applications for the tenant-based Housing Choice Voucher Program (Section 8) online from Tuesday, Dec. 6 at 10 a.m. through Monday, Dec.19 at 5 p.m. This will be a web-based pre-application...
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 Fuel headlines 2016 Mesa Music Festival
10-07-2016 at 11:41:01 AM
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The Mesa Music Festival is back for its second year and has booked Fuel to headline a FREE concert in downtown Mesa on Saturday, Nov. 12 at 8 p.m. Fuel hit the airwaves with their first album Sunburn and massive hit “Shimmer” in 1998. Their second...
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 Mesa residents encouraged to take advantage of Household Hazardous Waste Collection events
10-06-2016 at 6:03:00 PM
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Mesa residents looking for a way to get rid of old cans of paint, batteries, pesticides, electronics, tires and prescription drugs are invited to bring these and other household hazardous waste materials to City sponsored collection events. The next...
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 Important dates for the Nov. 8 General Election
10-06-2016 at 4:13:16 PM
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Residents who are registered voters in the City of Mesa by Oct. 10, 2016, are eligible to vote in the Nov. 8, 2016 General Election that will include a Presidential election as well as a City ballot question and run-off election for District 2...
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 Office of Economic Development receives international Excellence in Economic Development award
10-04-2016 at 9:23:36 AM
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The City of Mesa’s Office of Economic Development has been honored by the International Economic Development Council (IEDC) with a Silver Excellence in Economic Development Award in the category of Real Estate Redevelopment and Reuse for the...
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 City announces finalists and selection of interim for Fire Chief
10-03-2016 at 3:27:35 PM
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The City of Mesa announced today the finalists for the Mesa Fire Chief position. They are Mary Cameli, Cori Hayes and Mike Dunn, all currently serving as Assistant Fire Chiefs with the Mesa Fire and Medical Department. The finalists were selected...
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 Fall festival at Celebrate Mesa
10-03-2016 at 12:01:00 PM
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Celebrate Mesa, a free party in the park, will be held on Saturday, Oct. 15 from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m. at the Red Mountain Soccer Complex, 905 N. Sun Valley Blvd. Join us this year for a special treat with performances by Island Magic Music, an...
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 Deadline extended to apply for Hometown Heroes Banner Program
09-29-2016 at 2:35:18 PM
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The City of Mesa Hometown Heroes Banner Program is a living tribute created to recognize and honor Mesa residents and their immediate family members who are currently serving, or are veterans who served in the United States Armed Forces. Personalized...
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 THINKspot’s Level Up! Game Dev Challenge
09-29-2016 at 1:00:00 AM
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Kids and teens, can build a video game and compete for prizes during THINKspot’s “Level Up! Game Dev Challenge.” Compete individually or as a team to build your own video game between now and early January, then present it to the judges and the...
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 Multicultural family event El Puentecito returns to i.d.e.a. Museum Oct. 8
09-29-2016 at 9:25:45 AM
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The i.d.e.a. Museum again joins Cultural Coalition Inc. and Childsplay Theatre to present a special celebration of theatre, music and art on Oct. 8. El Puentecito features mariachis, dancers and several hands-on art projects from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at...
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 Grand opening for Southern Avenue Villas in Fiesta District
09-28-2016 at 12:51:05 PM
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A grand opening ceremony was held today for Southern Avenue Villas, 855 W. Southern Ave., a 354-unit high-end apartment complex. It is the first major apartment development in Mesa’s Fiesta District in more than 20 years. “The Fiesta District is...
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 Imagination Lab: A kid’s intro to graphic design
09-28-2016 at 1:00:00 AM
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Mesa Library is offering a four-week series titled, “Imagination Lab: A Kid’s intro to Graphic Design,” for kids ages nine to 13 to learn the basics of graphic design. Held at the Dobson Ranch Library, 2425 S. Dobson Rd., from 4 p.m. to 5 p.m....
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 Waitlist opening for Housing Choice Voucher Program
09-27-2016 at 12:37:00 PM
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The City of Mesa Housing Authority will be accepting pre-applications for the tenant-based Housing Choice Voucher Program (Section 8) online from Tuesday, Oct. 11 at 10 a.m. through Monday, Oct.17 at 5 p.m. This will be a web-based pre-application...
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 Make a Difference Day volunteers eligible for mini grants
09-26-2016 at 4:23:36 PM
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Volunteers organizing service activities in Mesa on Saturday, Oct. 22 as part of the National Make a Difference Day of Service are encouraged to apply to the event’s grant program. Each grant involves a Home Depot store gift card for up to $100 to...
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 Partnerships bring cardboard regatta races to Mesa
09-23-2016 at 1:00:00 AM
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Mesa Public Library with THINKspot, has formed a partnership with Fremont Junior High School, City of Mesa Parks, Recreation and Community Facilities, City of Mesa Engineering Department and ASU’s Student Chapter of the American Society of Civil...
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 2016-2017 Historical Writing Contest for Mesa students
09-22-2016 at 4:05:53 PM
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The Mesa Historic Preservation Board is sponsoring a Historical Writing Contest for all fourth-grade, fifth-grade and sixth-grade students living in the City of Mesa regardless whether the school is public, private, charter or home. It will provide...
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 THINKspot’s Third Anniversary Event - A Maker Rodeo
09-22-2016 at 11:57:00 AM
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Visitors can be inspired by a wide range of creations made by fellow community members and see the tools used to make them during Mesa THINKspot’s third anniversary celebration. The “Maker Rodeo” will be held on Sat., Oct. 1 from 10 a.m. to 1...
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 Mesa participates in National Voter Registration Day
09-21-2016 at 2:29:46 PM
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On Sept. 27, 2016, Americans will celebrate National Voter Registration Day (NVRD) with a massive 50-state effort to register voters and provide voters with election information before Election Day on Nov. 8. The Office of the City Clerk is...
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 Mesa honored for environmental excellence
09-20-2016 at 6:25:09 PM
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Creative use of the natural landscape at a new City park, integrating art with transportation and revitalizing a key part of the City have led to top honors for the City of Mesa at an event known as the “Academy Awards” of the environmental...
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 Office of Economic Development receives state economic development awards
09-19-2016 at 5:13:33 PM
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The City of Mesa’s Office of Economic Development has been honored with two Golden Prospector Awards of Merit from the Arizona Association of Economic Development (AAED) for the Santander Consumer USA project and for two “Why Mesa” video...
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 Prana healing informational sessions at Mesa Libraries
09-16-2016 at 1:00:00 AM
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Mesa Library is offering free informational sessions on prana healing. Wed., Sept. 21 from 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. at Dobson Ranch Library, 2425 S. Dobson Rd. Sat., Sept 24 from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. at Red Mountain Library, 635 N. Power...
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 Pokemon and Ghosts at the Museum
09-15-2016 at 3:41:00 PM
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Arizona Museum of Natural History, 53 N. Macdonald in Mesa, will host Pokemon and Ghosts on Friday, Oct. 14 from 5:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. In addition to setting lures and a trainer’s lounge, we will have Pokemon related activities for everyone including...
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 Learn the art of homebrewing at Mesa Library
09-15-2016 at 1:03:09 PM
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Learn the basics of homebrewing from local experts from the Arizona Society of Homebrewers. This workshop will be held at the Mesa Main Library, 64 E. First St. on Thursday, Sept. 22 at 6:30 p.m. in the Saguaro Room. Participants will learn how to...
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 Falcon Field Airport hangars receive national historic designation
09-15-2016 at 12:00:00 PM
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The United States Department of the Interior recently placed two World War II-era hangars at Mesa’s Falcon Field Airport on the National Register of Historic Places. “This historic designation is a great point of pride for the City of Mesa,”...
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 Building Strong Neighborhoods program begins soon in District 5
09-15-2016 at 1:25:49 AM
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The first Building Strong Neighborhoods Initiative of the 16/17 fiscal year will take place in a diverse area of properties and neighborhoods in City Council District 5. The area includes large rural lots, single and multi-family homes, expansive...
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 New exhibition at i.d.e.a. Museum features art, science of canines
09-14-2016 at 6:08:44 PM
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The i.d.e.a. Museum proudly announces the opening of its Fall/Winter exhibition, It’s a Dog’s Life. The exhibit opens Sept. 30 and features art, geography, history and science of canines through hands-on activities. “Our education and exhibition...
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 Smart cycling fundamentals workshop at Mesa Library
09-14-2016 at 2:45:00 PM
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With the weather getting cooler and more cyclists on the road, it’s important to learn some of the basics of biking safety. Attend an introductory workshop to learn about basic bicycle techniques, rules, and equipment. This will be an ongoing series...
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 Volunteers paint Disabled American Veterans office for 9-11 Day of Service
09-09-2016 at 2:28:27 PM
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Approximately 60 volunteers painted the Disabled American Veterans (DAV) office, 655 N. Gilbert Road, this morning as part of the City of Mesa’s 9/11 Day of Service and Remembrance. The National Day of Service and Remembrance is inspired by the...
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 Councilmember Chris Glover named a Flinn-Brown Fellow by the Arizona Center for Civic Leadership
09-07-2016 at 12:08:54 PM
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District 4 Councilmember Chris Glover has been named a Flinn-Brown Leadership Academy Fellow for 2016 by the Arizona Center for Civic Leadership. The independent, nonpartisan Arizona Center for Civic Leadership selected 36 individuals as the 2016...
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 Car maintenance class at Mesa Library
09-06-2016 at 11:19:26 AM
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Learn about how to maintain your car on Sept. 10 at the Mesa Main Library, 64 E. First St., from 11 a.m. to noon. Mesa Auto Technician, Jeff Crawford will explain how to maintain your vehicle, by reviewing the vehicle owner’s manual, checking oil...
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 Book sale at the Red Mountain Library
09-02-2016 at 1:00:00 AM
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Books, audio books, DVD’s and magazines will be for sale on Thursday, Sept. 8 from 10 a.m. to 7:30 p.m. at the Red Mountain Library, 635 N. Power Rd. Books for sale include fiction, romance, science fiction, youth and children’s books. There will...
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 Mesa named as 2016 Health at Work award winner
09-01-2016 at 2:24:30 PM
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The City of Mesa has been announced a Silver winner of the 12th annual Health at Work Awards, sponsored by ComPsych, honoring organizations which promote employee health and wellness. Winners were selected based on their wellness program’s...
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 Mesa Tennis Center open house at Gene Autry Park
09-01-2016 at 1:36:12 AM
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Join us for an open house at the Mesa Tennis Center at Gene Autry Park, 4125 E. McKellips Rd., Monday, Sept. 12 from 9 a.m. to noon. “We hope our residents and new customers will enjoy the programs being offered as well as the amenities at the Mesa...
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 Free ASU Startup School at Mesa THINKspot
08-31-2016 at 12:36:00 PM
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ASU Startup School is a free startup and business training course supported by ASU Entrepreneurship + Innovation, The East Valley Entrepreneurship Center at Mesa Community College, and Mesa THINKspot. This six-week course begins on Tuesday,...
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 Mesa to honor veterans with parade and benefit concert
08-30-2016 at 5:25:00 PM
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Mesa will honor veterans with the annual East Valley Veterans Parade Friday, Nov. 11. The parade in downtown Mesa will begin promptly at 11 a.m. with many veteran and military themed activities including the Fallen Soldier Memorial. As many as six...
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 Primary Election Results
08-30-2016 at 1:00:00 AM
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Results for the August 30, 2016 Primary Election can be found at www.mesanow.org/election
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 J.A. Jance book talk and signing at Mesa Library
08-30-2016 at 9:52:25 AM
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New York Times bestselling author J.A. Jance will be at the Red Mountain Library, 635 N. Power Road, Wed., Sept. 7 from 10 a.m. to noon in the Program Room. Jance will discuss her newest novel, “Downfall,” the Sheriff Joanna Brady adventure. With...
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 Fall Youth Sports Kickoff Celebration and Punt, Pass and Kick
08-29-2016 at 9:47:00 AM
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Gather up the whole family and head down to Hohokam Stadium,1235 N. Center St. for a free night of fun and to celebrate the kick-off of Mesa Fall Youth Sports season. The event is held on Friday, Sept. 9 from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. Games, door prizes,...
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 Mesa Music Festival 2016 dates announced
08-25-2016 at 11:04:00 AM
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The Mesa Music Festival is back this Nov. 10-12 in downtown Mesa. Arizona’s premier emerging artist festival will connect musicians with industry experts and help them develop a strategy for success. The conference portion of the festival is followed...
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 DevMountain to offer Web Development Workshop in Mesa
08-24-2016 at 4:41:45 PM
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In continued support of higher education and growing the tech workforce within the community, DevMountain, in cooperation with the City of Mesa, will be offering an Introduction to Web Development Workshop on Tuesday, Sept. 6, from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m....
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 Hometown Heroes Banner Program to honor active military and veterans
08-24-2016 at 12:32:00 PM
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The City of Mesa Hometown Heroes Banner Program is a living tribute created to recognize and honor Mesa residents and their immediate family members who are currently serving, or are veterans who served in the United States Armed Forces. Personalized...
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 Funding Your Tech Startup: Investor Pitch Prep at THINKspot
08-23-2016 at 11:39:00 AM
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Attracting investors can be easy when they understand your business, but what if they don’t? Join Tom Swann, Mesa Technology Group, LLC, as he shares techniques you can use to present your business to potential investors, who can bring your idea to...
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 Mesa department director appointed to EPA committee
08-22-2016 at 12:53:00 PM
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City of Mesa Environmental Management & Sustainability Director Scott Bouchie has been appointed to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPAs) Local Government Advisory Committee. The Local Government Advisory Committee (LGAC) is...
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 Fall registration for youth sports opens
08-22-2016 at 11:25:00 AM
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Have your kids been going stir crazy staying inside from the heat? Registration for your kids to sign up for Mesa Fall Youth Sports Programs is now underway. This fall programs will include: Soccer co-eds grade Kindergarten to 6th...
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 City of Mesa Economic Development welcomes new deputy director
08-18-2016 at 3:27:43 PM
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City of Mesa Office of Economic Development is pleased to announce the recent hire of Aric H. Bopp, CEcD, who joined the team as the Deputy Director, Strategic Initiatives. He will focus on development priorities related to Phoenix-Mesa Gateway...
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 Poll workers needed for 2016 Primary Election
08-09-2016 at 4:00:00 PM
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Maricopa County Elections Department is seeking individuals to serve as poll workers for the August 30, 2016 Primary Elections. Qualifications include: Must be at least 18 years old Must be a U.S. Citizen...
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 Free spay and neuter event at Pioneer Park
08-09-2016 at 1:37:19 AM
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Maricopa County Animal Care and Control will be hosting a free spay and neuter and rabies vaccine event at Pioneer Park, 526 E. Main St. Spay and neuter surgeries for pets will begin at 6:30 a.m. until full and rabies vaccines will start from 7...
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 Mesa is monsoon ready for storms
08-09-2016 at 1:15:00 AM
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Summer time in Arizona ushers in the season of storms, and tonight Mesa is expecting to receive nearly two inches of rainfall. The City of Mesa, like most Valley cities, has made preparations for the monsoon and would like to remind residents how to...
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 Pokemon Go Party at the Museum
08-08-2016 at 11:11:00 AM
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Arizona Museum of Natural History, 53 N. Macdonald in Mesa, will host a Pokemon Go Party on August 12 from 5:30 pm " 8:00 pm. In addition to setting lures and a trainer’s lounge, we will have Pokemon related activities for everyone including...
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 UPDATE: CHANGES TO EARLY VOTING AND BALLOT DROP OFF LOCATIONS
08-08-2016 at 9:45:01 AM
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Early voting for the Aug. 30 Arizona Primary Election began on Aug. 3 and ends on Aug. 26. Voters on the Permanent Early Voting List and voters wishing to receive an early ballot who are not registered with a declared political party must contact...
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 Catch ‘Em Pokémon at the i.d.e.a. Museum Aug. 12
08-04-2016 at 5:34:00 PM
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MESA, Ariz. - Pokemon will be taking over the i.d.e.a. Museum and Downtown Mesa during 2nd Friday’s Freaks ‘n Geeks event Aug. 12. During this special event, the museum will stay open until 8 p.m. and offer 2-for-1 admission when visitors mention...
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 EDF and Google Maps measure local methane leaks from U.S. utilities, find tight system in Mesa
08-02-2016 at 8:16:00 AM
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Environmental Defense Fund and Google Earth Outreach are using specially equipped Google Street View mapping cars equipped to locate and measure methane released from thousands of leaks in the natural gas lines beneath cities across America. But in...
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 2016-17 Free Sunday schedule for i.d.e.a. Museum released
08-01-2016 at 12:18:00 PM
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Quarterly Free Sundays return to the i.d.e.a Museum in September. The complimentary admission is made possible by a grant provided by the Gila River Indian Community. The first event will take place from noon to 5 p.m. on Sept. 4. Other dates are...
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 Cosplay at the i.d.e.a. Museum Alien Party Aug. 19
07-27-2016 at 3:18:03 PM
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Suit up as your favorite intergalactic character and head to the i.d.e.a. Museum August 19 for some cosplay fun. The upcoming adults-only Alien Party provides grown-ups a chance to explore the museum after dark and put their imaginations into hyper...
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 Mesa Hydration Donation Campaign needs donations of water
07-27-2016 at 1:58:00 AM
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Thanks to the generosity of the community, the Mesa Hydration Donation Campaign has collected thousands of bottles of water to help people in need, including the homeless and unsheltered, during the hot summer months. However, with more than seven...
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 Mesa Hosts 11th Annual Regional School Crossing Guard Training
07-26-2016 at 9:16:00 AM
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Mesa, AZ - On Tuesday, Aug. 2, the City of Mesa Transportation Department is hosting a Regional School Crossing Guard Training Workshop for the East Valley. The training is a part of a regional effort by Maricopa Association of Governments to improve...
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 Early voting begins Aug. 3 for Primary Election
07-25-2016 at 6:18:00 PM
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Early voting for the Aug. 30 Arizona Primary Election will be held from Aug. 3 to Aug. 26. The voter registration deadline for the Primary Election is Monday, Aug. 1. Voters on the Permanent Early Voting List and voters wishing to receive an...
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 Copperstate Fly-In brings aviation enthusiasts to Mesa's Falcon Field Airport
07-25-2016 at 1:00:00 AM
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An estimated 500 aircraft will be on displayat the Copperstate Fly-In & Education Expoto be held Friday & Saturday, October 28-29at Mesa’s Falcon Field Airport, 4800 E.Falcon Drive. Bringing together aviation...
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 More than $4.8 million awarded to programs to help those in need
07-21-2016 at 9:34:52 AM
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Subject to final approval from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD), agencies that help Mesa residents in need will collectively receive more than $4.8 million from federal government grants, along with the City of Mesa and...
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 Dobson Road Closures at Southern Avenue
07-20-2016 at 4:16:48 PM
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Dobson and Southern will have three upcoming closures for the final paving for the Southern Avenue Streetscape Improvement, Phase 2 project. The Dobson Road and Southern Avenue intersection will be closed starting at 8 p.m. Friday July 29 through 5...
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 Mayor John Giles elected to US Conference of Mayors Advisory Board
07-19-2016 at 11:11:00 AM
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The U.S. Conference of Mayors (USCM) has elected Mayor John Giles to be a new Advisory Board member for the nonpartisan organization following its 84th Annual meeting in Indianapolis. Approximately 200 mayors from across the country attended the...
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 Put your imagination into hyper drive July 23 during Minicon Family Day
07-18-2016 at 4:50:10 PM
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Stop by the i.d.e.a. Museum on July 23 for Minicon Family Day. Enjoy robot races, family friendly cosplay, light saber classes and performances, mask making and more out-of-this-world fun inspired by the current exhibition, Sci-Fi: Fantasy to...
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 Mesa economic development projects receive Silver Shovel Awards
07-18-2016 at 12:47:00 PM
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Two City of Mesa economic development projects, Santander Consumer USA and Special Devices, Inc. were recently awarded 2016 Silver Shovel Awards by Area Development, a leading site selection publication. The awards are based on a combination of...
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 City of Mesa launches Business Districts Opportunity Maps
07-14-2016 at 5:51:35 PM
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Today, the City of Mesa Office of Economic Development launched the new and improved Business Districts Opportunity Maps, a visual representation of investment activity, assets and development opportunities in four of Mesa’s key employment centers:...
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 Mesa THINKspot hosts Better Business Bureau Ethics Workshop
07-13-2016 at 12:31:00 PM
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Mesa Red Mountain Library and THINKspot, 635 N. Power Road, will be hosting Ethics, Etc. with the Better Business Bureau on July 19 at 6 p.m. Learn why business success should include having high ethics. Myriam Cruz from the Better Business Bureau...
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 Grand opening for Fire Station 203 in Mesa
07-11-2016 at 1:01:00 PM
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A ribbon cutting ceremony was held today for Fire Station 203, 324 S. Alma School Road. Funding for the project is from the 2008 and 2013 Public Safety Bonds approved by Mesa voters. “As our community grows, so does our need for larger and well...
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 This July, Mesa AZ Will Discover the Super Powers of Parks and Recreation
07-07-2016 at 11:00:00 AM
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This July, Mesa residents don’t need to be bitten by a radioactive spider to discover that they have super powers. They just need to visit their nearest park or recreation center to find super powers they didn’t know they had. Mesa Parks, Recreation...
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 The history of water in the valley captured through art and conservation
07-06-2016 at 11:19:00 AM
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The City of Mesa Library will be hosting three water conservation events. "The History of Water in Valley” presented by the Salt River Project will be held on Thurs., July 14 at 6 p.m. at the Main Library, 64 E. First St. in the Saguaro...
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 Water Resources wants you to Know Your H2O
06-30-2016 at 3:48:00 PM
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We have one question for you - Do you Know Your H2O? The City of Mesa Water Resources Department has launched the new Know Your H2O public education and outreach campaign to help Mesa residents learn more about the quality, reliability, and value of...
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 City of Mesa recognized by Healthy Arizona Worksites Program
06-30-2016 at 8:37:05 AM
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The City of Mesa was recognized recently by the Healthy Arizona Worksites Program as achieving the Gold level of excellence in worksite wellness. The Healthy Arizona Worksite Award recognizes employers that are making efforts to positively...
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 H Mart to bring Asian-American supermarket to Mesa
06-29-2016 at 5:03:00 PM
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Today, New Jersey-based H Mart, an upscale Asian-American supermarket chain, announced it will open its first Arizona store in the 63,000 square foot former Albertson’s building at the southeast corner of Main Street and Dobson Road in west...
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 Celebrate at Republic Services Arizona Celebration of Freedom
06-28-2016 at 6:00:19 PM
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The Republic Services Arizona Celebration of Freedom is guaranteed to be one night of spectacular FREE fun and entertainment. The state’s “coolest” festival to celebrate America’s freedom and independence will be held Monday, July 4 from 6 p.m. to...
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 Celebrate at Republic Services Arizona Celebration of Freedom
06-28-2016 at 5:38:00 PM
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The Republic Services Arizona Celebration of Freedom is guaranteed to be one night of spectacular FREE fun and entertainment. The state’s “coolest” festival to celebrate America’s freedom and independence will be held Monday, July 4 from 6 p.m. to...
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 Protect your pets during fireworks displays
06-27-2016 at 6:24:18 PM
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Mesa Animal Control would like to remind residents that pets can become highly distressed by the additional noise, lights and commotion involved with Independence Day celebrations. With fireworks during the Republic Services Arizona Celebration of...
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 Volunteer for Republic Services Arizona Celebration of Freedom
06-24-2016 at 1:30:10 AM
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It’s not too late to volunteer for the 2016 Republic Services Arizona Celebration of Freedom, the state’s “coolest” independence festival, on Monday, July 4. Volunteers are needed for a variety of shifts and activities. Shifts are between two...
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 Public input needed for development opportunities
06-23-2016 at 6:09:00 PM
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The City of Mesa is exploring development opportunities for approximately 25 acres of City-owned land at the southwest corner of University Drive and Mesa Drive. The first step in developing proposals is to receive public input. Community meetings...
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 Early Childhood Education Task Force presents findings to City Council
06-23-2016 at 3:33:00 PM
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The keys to our prosperity lay at the intersection of education and the economy. Attracting top businesses and quality jobs to Mesa requires a highly educated workforce and that education begins before our children reach kindergarten. To explore...
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 Top 10 "cool" reasons to attend Republic Services Arizona Celebration of Freedom
06-22-2016 at 12:16:29 PM
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The temperatures may be in the triple digits but there are 10 “cool” reasons the Republic Services Arizona Celebration of Freedom, held on Monday, July 4 from 6 p.m. to 10 p.m., is the “coolest” Independence festival in the state: 1. It is...
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 Ice Age Overnight at the Museum
06-21-2016 at 1:29:23 AM
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Arizona Museum of Natural History, 53 N. Macdonald in Mesa, will host Ice Age " Crash Course Over-Night Camp Friday, July 8 from 6 p.m. until 9 a.m. Saturday morning. What better way to celebrate the new “Ice Age 5” movie than spending a chilling...
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 Dexcom to expand manufacturing operation to Mesa
06-20-2016 at 1:09:04 PM
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Dexcom, Inc. (NASDAQ:DXCM), a leader in continuous glucose monitoring (CGM) for patients with diabetes, announced today that it will construct a new state of the art manufacturing facility in Mesa, Arizona for the company’s growing continuous glucose...
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 Republic Services Arizona Celebration of Freedom includes 100 people becoming citizens
06-16-2016 at 5:24:14 PM
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For the second consecutive year, the Republic Services Arizona Celebration of Freedom will include a naturalization ceremony Monday, July 4 at 7 p.m. at the Mesa Convention Center, 263 N. Center St. U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS)...
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 Teens bring your friends to Girltopia career day at THINKspot
06-16-2016 at 11:56:23 AM
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With so many careers to choose from, how can a girl decide? Mesa THINKspot is hosting Girltopia Career Day on Friday, June 24 from 1 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. Sponsored by Girl Scout Troop 2735, this event will showcase women in a variety of careers,...
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 Arizona Museum of Natural History celebrates opening of DinoZone
06-14-2016 at 4:29:12 PM
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The Arizona Museum of Natural History (AzMNH), 53 N. Macdonald in Mesa, has opened a fun, perfect for hot summer day’s new exhibition called DinoZone. This playful exhibition features hidden tunnels, slides, green screens and awesome murals. The...
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 Take off on an out-of-this-world adventure this summer
06-09-2016 at 5:47:00 PM
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An out-of-this-world adventure comes to the i.d.e.a. Museum this summer. The Sci-Fi: Fantasy to Reality exhibition " opening June 17 - focuses on art that celebrates science fiction stories and the innovations predicted in these stories. Sci-Fi:...
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 Mesa Hydration Donation Campaign underway to save lives
06-06-2016 at 1:06:00 PM
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The Tenth Annual Mesa Hydration Donation Campaign is underway with a goal of collecting 500,000 bottles of water to help people in need during the extreme summer heat. “The campaign is a life saver for the less fortunate during the hot summer...
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 Register for Summer Reading programs at Mesa Library
06-01-2016 at 9:52:24 AM
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School’s out and what’s a better way to start the summer than registering for summer reading. Summer Reading programs are open to all ages from infants through adults at all four branches of the Mesa Library. The program starts on June 1...
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 Discover how art and science collide for free at i.d.e.a. Museum June 5
05-31-2016 at 5:57:43 PM
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Explore the i.d.e.a. Museum on June 5 during Free Sunday. Complimentary admission is made possible by a grant provided by the Gila River Indian Community. “The i.d.e.a. Museum offers so many wonderful hands-on activities where children, parents,...
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 CNG from Sea to Shining Sea road rally stops in Mesa
05-31-2016 at 12:13:40 PM
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Mesa was the second of 13 media stops on the CNG from Sea to Shining Sea road rally. Vehicles participating in the nationwide rally were on display at the Mesa Convention Center this morning along with several City of Mesa vehicles powered by...
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 Allegiant Takes Flight to Phoenix from Sonoma with Fares as Low as $49
05-26-2016 at 3:00:00 PM
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Click to tweet: .@Allegiant starts new service from @Fly_STS to @phxmesagateway today http://gofly.us/WGw7B SONOMA, Calif. May 26, 2016 - Allegiant (NASDAQ: ALGT) today launches new, nonstop service from Sonoma to Phoenix. To celebrate, the company,...
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 Military families can enjoy the i.d.e.a. Museum free this summer
05-26-2016 at 9:24:00 AM
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For the fifth year in a row, the i.d.e.a. Museum will be part of Blue Star Museums, which offers free admission to active duty military personnel and their families from Memorial Day through Labor Day. The program is a collaboration among the...
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 Volunteers needed for Republic Services Arizona Celebration of Freedom
05-25-2016 at 4:26:54 PM
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Volunteers are needed for the 2016 Republic Services Arizona Celebration of Freedom, the state’s “coolest independence festival,” on Monday, July 4. Volunteers are needed for a variety of shifts and activities including event tear down and clean...
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 Meetings scheduled to get input for major downtown development
05-24-2016 at 12:13:14 PM
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The City of Mesa is hosting two public meetings to solicit input regarding a proposed development of approximately two and a half acres at the northwest corner of Country Club Drive and Main Street. The meetings will be held Thursday, June 9 from 6...
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 Mesa pools open for the summer
05-23-2016 at 5:00:00 PM
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All nine Mesa pools are open for public swim beginning on Sat., May 28. Public swim hours are from 1 p.m. to 7 p.m. on most days, closed on Sundays. Please check online for specific pool hours: www.Mesaaz.gov/pools All pools will be open daily...
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 Mesa water quality report now available
05-23-2016 at 1:45:00 PM
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Mesa, AZ " How well do you know your H2O? Learn about the quality of your Mesa drinking water by reading the new City of Mesa Water Quality Consumer Confidence report at www.mesaaz.gov/ccr. The new report reflects testing performed in 2015 and...
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 Republic Services Arizona Celebration of Freedom July 4 in Mesa
05-19-2016 at 2:52:10 PM
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The 2016 Republic Services Arizona Celebration of Freedom is Monday, July 4 from 6 p.m. to 10 p.m. For the third consecutive year, this free event and the “coolest” independence festival in Arizona, will be held at the Mesa Convention Center and...
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 Leveraging 3D printing for small businesses
05-18-2016 at 5:00:00 PM
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Mesa THINKspot will be holding a free workshop on 3D printing on Tues., May 24 from 6 p.m. to 7 p.m. Chris Dastan with STAX3D will introduce the rapid prototyping process for entrepreneurs and inventors. Explore materials, technologies,...
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 Mesa recognized as 2016 Playful City USA Community
05-18-2016 at 12:40:00 PM
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Mesa is being honored with a 2016 Playful City USA designation for the eighth consecutive time. Celebrating its 10th anniversary, the national recognition program honors cities and towns across the country for making their cities more...
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 Summer teen programs at THINKspot
05-17-2016 at 12:08:38 PM
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Unleash your creativity with THINKspot this summer. THINKspot, located at the Red Mountain Library, 635 N. Power Rd. will be holding a series of summer workshops designed for teenagers 12 and up. Sign up now to hold a spot!...
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 Family Fossil Day at Paleo Site
05-16-2016 at 2:46:24 PM
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On Saturday May 21, Arizona Museum of Natural History (AzMNH) Eagle Scout Ben Mohler will complete a project to publish signs at Payson's "Paleo Site" (Route 260 near Milepost 270). The signs describe the history and the types of fossils that can be...
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 Celebrate International Museum Day with 2-for-1 admission
05-12-2016 at 3:38:09 PM
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Discover art, engage with your family and nurture creative thinking during International Museum Day on May 18. The i.d.e.a. Museum will offer 2-for-1 admission in recognition of the day. “We hope to see many new faces this year during...
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 Improvements made to Mendoza Field is now open to the community
05-12-2016 at 12:11:37 PM
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Before his untimely death May 12, 2014, Sgt. Brandon Mendoza worked tirelessly with the community to make Guerrero Rotary Park a safe and better place for residents to enjoy. Shortly after his death, it was announced that a practice field at the park...
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 2016 Mayor's Youth Committee graduation
05-11-2016 at 4:11:00 PM
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Congratulations to the 2016 Mayor’s Youth Committee (MYC) graduates! This year, 25 juniors and seniors from public and charter high schools throughout Mesa completed the program that began in September. MYC is made up of an elect group of students...
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 Traffic restrictions lifted on Stapley after valve repair work
05-09-2016 at 6:49:00 PM
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Emergency valve repairs on Stapley Drive south of University Drive are complete. Traffic restrictions have been lifted and normal water service has been restored to affected customers. Water Resources Department Contact: Kathy Macdonald Tel....
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 Traffic restrictions on Stapley due to emergency valve repair
05-09-2016 at 1:39:00 AM
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Emergency valve repairs are being made due to a water main break on Stapley Drive south of University Drive. All northbound and southbound traffic will be restricted to one lane between 2nd Place and 1st Street until repairs have been completed. Some...
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 Prehistoric Preschool at Arizona Museum of Natural History
05-06-2016 at 11:03:19 AM
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On June 6 the Arizona Museum of Natural History (AzMNH), 53 N. Macdonald in Mesa, will begin Prehistoric Preschool for children ages 4 and 5 years old. This fun filled dinosaur morning camp will be held every Monday during the month of June....
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 Mesa offers help for electric customers during summer months
05-05-2016 at 11:44:41 AM
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Want to save nearly $40 on your City of Mesa summer electric bills? The Energy Resources Department’s Summer Electric Assistance program (SEA) is accepting applications on a first come, first served basis for residential customers who demonstrate a...
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 Beat boredom with two science-based summer camps
05-04-2016 at 6:08:00 PM
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Inventions and innovation play key roles in the i.d.e.a. Museum summer camps running July 11-15 and July 18-22. The first week features fun lessons that tie into the summer exhibition “Sci-Fi: Fantasy to Reality” and the second features...
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 Mesa seeks to fill openings on advisory boards and committees
05-04-2016 at 2:16:00 PM
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Are you passionate about open space and would like to help shape Mesa’s next great park? Do you have ideas on how to provide greater transportation options for Mesa residents? If so, apply to be a member of one of our advisory boards and...
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 The road to gold begins in Arizona
05-04-2016 at 9:36:04 AM
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The Desert Challenge Games begins with a swim competition on Thursday, May 12 at 6 p.m. at Kino Aquatic Complex. Opening ceremonies begins at 4:45 p.m. on Friday, May 13 at Arizona State University, Joe Selleh Track Field. Qualifications are...
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 Grand opening for Santander Consumer USA in Mesa's Fiesta District
05-03-2016 at 2:05:27 PM
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A grand opening and ribbon cutting ceremony has been held for Santander Consumer USA at Centrica, a creative adaptive reuse project at 1550 W. Southern Ave. in Mesa’s Fiesta District. Santander Consumer USA, a full-service, technology-driven...
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 Traffic restrictions on Stapley Drive due to water main break
05-03-2016 at 2:04:23 PM
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Emergency repairs are being made due to a water main break on Stapley Drive north of Main Street. All southbound traffic between 1st Street and Main Street will be diverted into the two-way left turn lane until repairs to the water main and asphalt...
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 Mesa celebrates Arbor Day
04-28-2016 at 12:34:00 PM
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The City of Mesa has designated Friday, April 29 as Arbor Day to celebrate the City’s commitment to tree care and planting programs. In honor of the nationally-celebrated observance, Mayor John Giles has issued an Arbor Day Proclamation. This year...
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 Cooking oil recycling
04-27-2016 at 6:08:00 PM
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Disposing of large amounts of cooking oil creates a mess year-round; not just during the holidays when you fry your turkey. The City of Mesa Water Resources Department has joined forces with the Mesa Fire and Medical Department and Bakers...
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 Dinosaur Days! Summer Camps
04-25-2016 at 11:35:53 AM
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On June 8 the Arizona Museum of Natural History (AzMNH), 53 N. Macdonald in Mesa, will begin its amazing series of Dinosaur Days! Summer Camps. Dinosaur Days! Summer Camps are a series of programs for children 6 to 12 years old to explore...
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 Community Partnership brings cardboard boat regatta in Mesa
04-21-2016 at 12:02:42 PM
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Mesa Public Library, including THINKspot, has formed a partnership with Fremont Junior High School, City of Mesa Parks and Recreation, and Engineering Department to bring a cardboard boat regatta to Mesa. The regatta will be held on Sat.,...
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 Vice Mayor Dennis Kavanaugh hosts annual Pancakes and Surfing event on April 30
04-21-2016 at 11:39:00 AM
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Mesa, AZ " Vice Mayor Dennis Kavanaugh will host his annual Pancakes and Surfing Family Fun Day from 9 a.m. to noon on Saturday, April 30 at the Rhodes Junior High School Aquatic Center, 1860 S. Longmore. The Mesa Fire and Medical Department will be...
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 Mesa hosts Bike2Work Day and Earth Day Expo
04-19-2016 at 3:56:14 PM
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The City of Mesa is once again joining the ranks of environmentally-conscious citizens by hosting an Earth Day Expo and Bike2Work Day event. On Wednesday, April 20, from 6 a.m. to 8 a.m., various City departments will have displays in the Mesa...
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 City of Mesa to present Earth Day Awards
04-14-2016 at 3:17:00 PM
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Working in partnership with Mesa Public Schools (MPS), Bashas’ and Trex, the City of Mesa hosted the “Bench the Bag” Plastic Bag Recycling Challenge during the month of March. MPS elementary students were asked to bring in their empty plastic...
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 Grand opening for new ATS headquarters in Mesa
04-14-2016 at 12:28:00 PM
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A grand opening and ribbon cutting ceremony was held today for American Traffic Solutions’ (ATS) new corporate headquarters, 1150 N. Alma School Road. The company has relocated 464 employees to Mesa and will completely occupy one building, totaling...
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 Important statewide election May 17
04-13-2016 at 6:34:03 PM
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The City of Mesa Clerk’s Office reminds residents the State of Arizona will be holding a statewide Special Election on Tuesday, May 17 for voters to decide on two ballot measures: Proposition 123 (relating to education and finance) and Proposition...
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 Mesa Feastival food trucks expand events
04-13-2016 at 3:13:22 PM
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Enjoy a variety of gourmet food trucks plus live music during Mesa Festival Forest every Saturday evening from 5:30 p.m. to 9 p.m. at Pioneer Park, 526 E. Main St. There will be some additions to Mesa’s Festival Forest including: live...
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 District 6 will host Building Strong Neighborhoods Expo
04-13-2016 at 9:44:36 AM
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The next Building Strong Neighborhoods (BSN) Initiative in the City of Mesa will be held in Council District 6. The focus of the initiative will be the Augusta Ranch neighborhood located between Baseline Road and Guadalupe Road and from Ellsworth...
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 Register your kids for swim lessons with Mesa Parks and Rec
04-12-2016 at 11:02:00 AM
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Summer is nearly here and now is the time to get your kids registered for swim lessons. Mesa residents can register this week, non-residents can register starting April 18. Registration can be done Online:...
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 Registration begins for Mayor's Youth Summer of Service
04-11-2016 at 4:13:00 PM
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Attention high school teens! Are you looking to have fun and serve your community this summer? If so, Mayor John Giles has a great opportunity just for you during the month of June. The award winning Mayor’s Youth Summer of Service is a series of...
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 Public comment period underway for Annual Action Plan
04-11-2016 at 11:42:38 AM
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A 30-day public comment period will be held until May 10 for the City of Mesa’s proposed Fiscal Year 2016/2017 Annual Action Plan regarding funding from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD). The plan contains the City’s...
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 Mesa celebrates National Volunteer Week
04-08-2016 at 3:26:01 PM
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The City of Mesa is fortunate to have thousands of volunteers who donate thousands of hours of service. They serve in a variety of roles in many City of Mesa departments, ranging from helping emergency responders to building museum exhibits. The...
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 AzMNH to host Beer 'n Bones 2016
04-07-2016 at 2:48:00 PM
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Arizona Museum of Natural History (AzMNH), 53 N. Macdonald in Mesa, is once again hosting "Beer ‘n’ Bones4!” Friday, April 22 from 6 p.m. to 11 p.m. Beer 'n' Bones is a 21+ event featuring local craft beers and savory fare. The evening's festivities...
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 Lizards, snakes and dragons Oh My! Only at Celebrate Mesa
04-06-2016 at 1:51:00 AM
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Mesa’s free party in the park will have a few special guests this year, featuring Rich Ihle, from Reptile Adventures. Ihle will be bringing his reptile friends for a special event at 12:30 p.m. during Celebrate Mesa. Celebrate Mesa is held on Sat.,...
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 Mesa recruiting for summer volunteer program
04-06-2016 at 9:26:20 AM
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The City of Mesa, in partnership with HandsOn Greater Phoenix, is currently accepting applications for the AmeriCorps VISTA Summer Associates Program. Individuals between the ages of 18 and 24 who enjoy working with children are encouraged to...
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 Mesa joins Employers of National Service Initiative
04-05-2016 at 3:14:00 PM
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Mesa signed on to become an Employer of National Service in celebration of the Mayors Day of Recognition for National Service. As an Employer of National Service, Mesa supports the recruitment of AmeriCorps, Senior Corps and Peace Corps alumni for...
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 Relax with the adult coloring club
04-05-2016 at 1:30:00 AM
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Come and experience the latest trend in relaxation: adult coloring. Held at the Red Mountain Library, 635 N. Power Rd., from 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. in the Program Room. The first coloring club will begin on Thurs., April 7 and will be held on the...
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 What are human energy fields and chakras? Find out more at Mesa Library
04-04-2016 at 5:00:00 PM
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Mesa Library is offering a program to learn the ancient knowledge of the human energy field and the “Chakra’' system. The program will be held on: • Sat., April 9 from 1 p.m. to 2 p.m. at Mesa Express Library 2055 S. Power Road, Suite...
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 Mesa Library accepting food for fines
04-04-2016 at 2:35:00 PM
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Food for Fines is back at Mesa Public Library! April 11 starts National Library Week and to celebrate we want to offer library patrons the opportunity to help the United Food bank and have their library fines waived. Bring in nonperishable food...
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 Baseball poetry reading held at Mesa Library
04-01-2016 at 1:00:00 AM
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Join author and former teacher William Tecku as he reads selections of his baseball poetry in celebration of National Poetry Month. Tecku will be speaking at Red Mountain Library 635 N. Power Rd., on Wed., April 6, from 6:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. in the...
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 Cubs and A's attract more than 300,000 fans to Mesa
03-31-2016 at 6:38:00 PM
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Today, City of Mesa officials announced more than 300,000 baseball fans attended spring training games in Mesa. The Chicago Cubs set a new attendance record, attracting more than 225,663 fans to 15 games during Cactus League Spring Training play for...
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 Mesa residents encouraged to take advantage of Household Hazardous Waste Collection events
03-31-2016 at 2:20:00 PM
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Mesa residents looking for a way to get rid of old cans of paint, batteries, pesticides, electronics, tires and prescription drugs are invited to bring these and other household hazardous waste materials to City sponsored collection events. The...
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 Book drive donation at Mesa Library
03-31-2016 at 11:09:29 AM
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Donate books, magazines, movies, and music without even leaving your car! Mesa Library volunteers will be on hand at the Main and Red Mountain branches to help unload your donations on Sat., April 9 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Donated materials are...
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 PoP Palestine Cuisine film featured at Mesa Library
03-29-2016 at 11:35:13 AM
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Mesa Library is presenting "PoP Palestine Cuisine," which covers Salam cuisine from Hebron to Jenin. This 50-minute film documents the journey of four friends as they travel from south to north Palestine to discover its rich and colorful culinary...
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 Free CycloMesa bicycle festival in Mesa
03-28-2016 at 3:34:59 PM
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More than 10,000 are expected to attend CycloMesa, a free 3-day event in downtown Mesa and at the Mesa Convention Center April 1-3. On Friday, April 1, come rock out in the streets of downtown Mesa as you experience cyclists racing in the El...
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 Save the date for Beer 'n Bones
03-25-2016 at 9:18:56 AM
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Arizona Museum of Natural History, 53 N. Macdonald, is again hosting the popular Beer ‘n Bones on Friday, April 22 from 6 p.m. to 11 p.m. Beer ‘n Bones is a 21+ event featuring local craft beers, savory fare, science related fun and great raffle...
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 Three neighborhoods part of next Building Strong Neighborhoods Initiative
03-24-2016 at 6:25:37 PM
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The next Building Strong Neighborhoods Initiative (BSN) will take place in Council District 1 and includes three neighborhoods: Evergreen Historic District, La Cruz and Duke Manor. The boundaries for the initiative are from University Drive to Brown...
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 April Pool’s Day at Kino Aquatic Center
03-24-2016 at 1:34:53 PM
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A free water safety event to learn about drowning prevention will be held on Saturday, April 2 from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. at Kino Aquatic Center, 848 N. Horne Road. April Pool’s Day started in 1990 by the Mesa Fire and Medical Department to reduce...
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 Free @mesa WiFi
03-24-2016 at 12:09:00 PM
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Did you know downtown Mesa has free WiFi? Log on to @mesa when you are downtown to connect with your friends and family, find your way to one of our great shops or restaurants, tag us on social media or surf the web. The boundaries for free @mesa...
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 Volunteers needed for CycloMesa
03-23-2016 at 6:37:55 PM
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Volunteers are still needed for CycloMesa, an exciting three-day biking event taking place in downtown Mesa April 1-3. A variety of duties are available, including helping set up and tear down, working the information table, helping with kids’...
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 Utility scam alert
03-23-2016 at 5:03:27 PM
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A Mesa resident and business owner recently received a phone call from a person saying they were from City of Mesa utilities. The caller told the victim that he was behind on his bill and unless he paid several hundred dollars, his electricity would...
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 Registration open for Desert Challenge Games
03-23-2016 at 1:40:02 AM
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The road to gold begins in Arizona as Paralympic athletes will be descending to the East Valley from May 11 -15 for the Desert Challenge Games. “Our games will be the last qualifying event that Paralympic athletes can compete at before they head...
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 Spend quality family time creating at the i.d.e.a. Museum this Easter weekend
03-22-2016 at 12:16:52 PM
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Come to the i.d.e.a. Museum this weekend for some fun quality time. The museum will show a special movie feature Friday, March 25, and stay open Easter, March 27, from noon to 4 p.m. While schools are closed on Friday for the Spring holiday, the...
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 Mesa launches bike share program
03-17-2016 at 12:13:51 PM
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It is healthy, fun and affordable. Mesa has joined the likes of Phoenix by offering public bicycles for transit and recreation use that can be “checked out” as part of the Grid Bike Share program. The City of Mesa, along with Grid Bikes and CycleHop,...
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 Mesa opens new urban pocket park
03-12-2016 at 11:42:13 AM
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Mesa held a dedication ceremony today to celebrate the grand opening of Fountain Plaza, an urban pocket park located on the southeast corner of Mesa Drive and Southern Ave. “We have intentionally designed pocket parks around our more urban and...
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 Writer in Residence office hours and workshops at Mesa Public Library
03-10-2016 at 1:12:32 AM
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Aspiring writers can have a published author help them improve their skills at Mesa Public Library. Bill Konigsberg, award-winning author of “The Porcupine of Truth”, “Openly Straight”, and “Out of the Pocket”, is using Mesa Public Library as his...
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 EPA 'Fix a Leak Week' to encourage water efficiency
03-10-2016 at 8:31:00 AM
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As part of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's (EPA) Fix a Leak Week, the City of Mesa is asking its customers to check fixtures around the house for leaks that can waste hundreds of gallons of water per month. Fix a Leak Week, March 14-20,...
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 Have Eggs-ceptional fun at Eight Annual Dino Egg Hunt
03-09-2016 at 1:57:00 PM
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NXP Semiconductors is sponsoring the very popular Dino Egg Hunt at the Arizona Museum of Natural History, 53 N. Macdonald, Friday, March 25 from 5:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. The museum will have children’s craft activities and a dinosaur touch cart...
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 Dobson Road Closure at Southern Avenue
03-08-2016 at 3:00:00 PM
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Dobson Road Closed at Southern Post Date: 3/8/2016 2:58 pm Mesa, AZ " Dobson Road will be closed at Southern Avenue (north side ONLY) beginning 7 a.m. on Saturday, March 12, through 5 a.m. Monday, March 21, for utility installation. North and...
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 Mesa celebrates Open Data Day with new open data portal
03-04-2016 at 1:45:00 AM
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The City of Mesa’s is proud to announce the opening of its new open data portal in partnership with Bloomberg Philanthropies’ What Works Cities and The Sunlight Foundation. In celebration of Open Data Day on Saturday, March 5, the City of Mesa...
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 Writing workshop: Heroic Journeys
03-03-2016 at 2:29:29 PM
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Vivid and believable characters are at the heart of every successful story. Randy Lindsay, a local fiction writer, will be hosting a workshop to help participants learn more about the world of creative writing. The workshop will take place Saturday,...
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 New owners purchase downtown Mesa Marriott hotel, will invest $13 million in renovations
03-03-2016 at 11:02:23 AM
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Today, Arizona-based Ensemble Real Estate Solutions & Investments announced that it has closed on the 12-story, 276-room Phoenix Marriott Mesa hotel located in downtown Mesa at 200 N. Centennial Way. Ensemble will maintain the Marriott brand and...
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 J.A. Jance book talk and signing at Mesa Library
03-01-2016 at 8:56:29 AM
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New York Times best-selling author J.A. Jance will be at the Red Mountain Library, 635 N. Power Road, Tuesday, March 8 from 3 p.m. to 5 p.m. in the Program Room. Jance will discuss her newest Ali Reynolds mystery, “Clawback.” With more than 20...
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 Mesa students take part in the 'Bench the Bag' Recycling Challenge
02-29-2016 at 1:16:00 PM
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Working in partnership with Mesa Public Schools (MPS), Trex and Bashas’, the City of Mesa Environmental Management & Sustainability Department will once again be hosting the ‘Bench the Bag’ Plastic Bag Recycling Challenge March 1 through March...
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 City of Mesa assures customers concerning water quality
02-25-2016 at 1:30:54 PM
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With recent concerns rising nation-wide over the safety and quality of municipal water systems, the City of Mesa wants residents to know they can feel confident about their water whenever they turn on the tap. “Mesa issues a water quality Consumer...
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 Nominations requested for Historic Preservation Awards
02-23-2016 at 1:29:00 PM
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The City’s Historic Preservation Board continues to seek nominations for Mesa’s Historic Preservation Awards for Outstanding Achievement. Nominations must be submitted by Thursday, March 24 at 6 p.m. The awards, which can be presented to an...
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 Local author book fair at Mesa Library
02-22-2016 at 1:52:00 PM
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Arizona authors take over the Red Mountain Library, 635 N. Power Road, Saturday, Feb. 27 at 1 p.m. in the Program Room. Discover your next great read and immerse yourself in every kind of literature from mysteries, science fiction, thrillers,...
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 Celebrate A Day at the Diamond at Sloan Park
02-18-2016 at 1:05:00 AM
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Celebrate the return of spring training baseball with A Day at the Diamond Saturday, Feb. 27 from 12:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. at Sloan Park, 2330 W. Rio Salado Parkway, and surrounding areas at the spring training home of the Chicago Cubs. The FREE...
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 Important Presidential Preference Election Dates
02-17-2016 at 4:46:00 PM
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The voter registration deadline for the Presidential Preference Election in Arizona is Monday, Feb. 22. Early voting begins by mail and in person Wednesday, Feb. 24. Early voting by mail ends Friday, March 11 and early voting in person ends Friday,...
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 Nominations needed for A Hero's Welcome at Republic Services Arizona Celebration of Freedom
02-17-2016 at 11:50:00 AM
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Nominations are now being accepted for “A Hero’s Welcome,” a program that allows the City of Mesa to show its appreciation of our veterans and their families. The City will recognize the nominated veterans at the Republic Services Arizona...
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 Mesa street rename to Athletics Way
02-16-2016 at 2:49:00 PM
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A sign unveiling was held today to honor the return of Spring Training. Sixth Place that runs along the practice fields for the Oakland A’s was renamed to Athletics Way. “This has been in the works for some time now,” Mesa Parks, Recreation and...
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 Mesa THINKspot Brings Back ETSY Program
02-10-2016 at 2:12:11 PM
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Mesa THINKspot at Red Mountain Library is repeating it’s most popular program over the past year, Success with an Etsy Business: Build Your Business. This workshop is held in THINKspot on Tues., Feb. 23 from 5:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. This free...
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 Celebrate Shakespeare at Mesa Library
02-08-2016 at 3:09:21 PM
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In celebration of Shakespeare’s First Folio visiting Arizona, Mesa Public Library is offering Shakespeare-related programming throughout February and March. Whether you’re planning to visit the First Folio at the University of Arizona in Tucson or...
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 Free ASU Startup School at Mesa THINKspot
02-04-2016 at 5:27:49 PM
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Interested in starting your own business? ASU Startup School is a free startup and business training course, funded and supported by ASU Entrepreneurship + Innovation, The East Valley Entrepreneurship Center at Mesa Community College, City of Mesa...
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 Limited tickets available for Mayor John Giles’ State of the City Breakfast
02-03-2016 at 9:51:17 AM
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There are just a few tickets left for Mayor John Giles’ State of the City Breakfast tomorrow morning at the Mesa Convention Center, 201 N. Center St. Join us from 7 a.m. " 9 a.m. for networking, breakfast and Mayor Giles’ annual message. The State of...
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 Mesa museum to host I Love Science Day
01-28-2016 at 1:04:56 AM
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Arizona Museum of Natural History (AzMNH), 53 N. Macdonald in Mesa, will host “I Love Science Day!” Saturday, Feb. 13 from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. Need some ideas for a science fair project? We’ve got ‘em! Already have lots of interesting science ideas...
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 Mesa residents encouraged to take advantage of Household Hazardous Waste Collection events
01-27-2016 at 5:14:00 PM
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Mesa residents looking for a way to get rid of old cans of paint, batteries, pesticides, electronics, tires and prescription drugs are invited to bring these and other household hazardous waste materials to City sponsored collection events. The next...
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 Save the date for A Day at the Diamond
01-26-2016 at 1:41:00 PM
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You can celebrate the return of spring training baseball with A Day at the Diamond Saturday, Feb. 27 from 12:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. at Sloan Park, 2330 W. Rio Salado Parkway, and surrounding areas at the spring training home of the Chicago...
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 FREE Entrepreneurs Success Series presented by City of Mesa Office of Economic Development
01-21-2016 at 5:33:00 PM
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Today the City of Mesa’s Office of Economic Development announced the Entrepreneurs’ Success Series " eight free training sessions for small business startups and early stage technology businesses. The sessions will take place Wednesdays at 3:30 pm...
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  Mayor John Giles selected to lead national effort to end veterans homelessness
01-21-2016 at 3:33:00 PM
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Mayor John Giles has been selected to co-chair a national, bi-partisan effort to engage communities across the country in the effort to end veterans homelessness. The collaborate effort between the White House and the U.S. Conference of Mayors will...
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 Former Mesa Mayor Don Strauch passes
01-20-2016 at 4:31:27 PM
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It is with a heavy heart that the City of Mesa learned about the recent passing of Mayor Don Strauch. He served as mayor from 1980 to 1984, Vice Mayor from 1974 to 1978 and was a member of City Council from 1972 to 1978. He also served in the Arizona...
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 Former Mesa Mayor Don Strauch passes
01-20-2016 at 4:31:00 PM
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It is with a heavy heart that the City of Mesa learned about the recent passing of Mayor Don Strauch. He served as mayor from 1980 to 1984, Vice Mayor from 1974 to 1978 and was a member of City Council from 1972 to 1978. He also served in the Arizona...
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 Mesa encourages you to participate in Unity Walk
01-20-2016 at 1:43:49 PM
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It is a walk in celebration of cultural diversity and community. Mesa will join Chandler, Gilbert, Phoenix, Scottsdale, Guadalupe, and host city Tempe in the Regional Unity Walk and Festival Saturday, Jan. 30 from 6 p.m. until 8 p.m. “The Unity...
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 New Falcon Field Airport restaurant features stone-cooked meats
01-20-2016 at 1:00:00 PM
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A long-awaited new dining opportunity is now available at Falcon Field Airport with the opening of Steak and Stone. The steak house and BBQ establishment is open Monday-Saturday 11 a.m.-9 p.m. serving lunch and dinner. Meals can be enjoyed in the...
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 Falcon Field Airport Open House offers family fun!
01-20-2016 at 1:00:00 PM
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Get a close look at unique aircraft, classic cars, model railroads and more 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday, March 26, 2016 when the City of Mesa’s Falcon Field Airport hosts its annual Open House. The event will be at Falcon Field Park, 4636 East Fighter...
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 Copperstate Fly-in announces move to Falcon Field Airport
01-20-2016 at 12:30:00 PM
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Copperstate Fly-In, Inc., which hosts the fourth-largest aircraft fly-in in the U.S., has announced that it will hold its next event at Mesa's Falcon Field Airport on Friday & Saturday, October 28-29, 2016. The event, which is open to the...
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 Newest Building Strong Neighborhoods Initiative is in Council District 4
01-19-2016 at 5:04:07 PM
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The next Building Strong Neighborhoods Initiative will take place in Council District 4. The neighborhood boundaries for the initiative are from Stapley Drive to Harris and 8th Avenue to Southern Avenue. The program will begin with an orientation or...
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 16th Annual Historic Home Tour in Mesa
01-14-2016 at 8:56:43 AM
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The 16th Annual Historic Home Tour in Mesa will be held on Saturday, Jan. 23 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. The tour will showcase approximately a dozen homes in the West 2nd Street, Robson and Evergreen historic districts plus several special stops....
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 Mesa remembers Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. with several special events
01-13-2016 at 1:23:59 PM
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The City of Mesa will remember the leadership and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. with several celebrations. The events are organized by the Mesa Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Celebration Committee and will be held Saturday, Jan. 16 and Monday,...
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 Volunteers needed for count of homeless in Mesa
01-11-2016 at 1:09:25 AM
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The goal is to better understand how many individuals are experiencing homelessness in our community and be better equipped to meet their needs. The City of Mesa is looking for volunteers to participate in the Maricopa Association of Governments...
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 Fishing clinic at Red Mountain Park
01-07-2016 at 3:39:16 PM
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Mesa Parks Recreation and Community Facilities in partnership with Arizona Game and Fish will be holding a fishing clinic on Sat., Jan. 16 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Red Mountain Park, 7745 E. Brown Road. The clinic will provide equipment, bait...
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  Mayor John Giles' State of the City Breakfast
01-05-2016 at 1:00:00 AM
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Mayor John Giles’ State of the City Breakfast, hosted by the Mesa Chamber of Commerce, will be held on Thursday, Feb. 4 at 7:30 a.m. at the Mesa Convention Center. Mayor Giles will take the stage to highlight some of Mesa’s successes in 2015...
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 A new year and a new look at Mesa Library
01-04-2016 at 11:59:00 AM
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Mesa Public Library now has a new look for 2016. Visitors to www.MesaLibrary.org will now experience a streamlined website that is mobile friendly and translates into multiple languages. “We have been talking about a redesign for our website...
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 Mesa volunteers Make a Difference with amazing results
12-28-2015 at 3:00:47 PM
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Volunteers for Make a Difference Day in Mesa truly did make a difference! More than 1,740 people volunteered for beautification and cleanup projects throughout the City of Mesa Oct. 24 during National Make a Difference Day. Volunteers removed more...
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 Business 101 workshops at THINKspot
12-28-2015 at 9:54:00 AM
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Starting up your own small business can be tough. Make things easier and gain the vital facts for startup at a set of free business seminars held at Mesa’s THINKspot, 635 N. Power Rd. Business 101 workshops will be held every Thursday in...
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 Mesa residents encouraged to "Treecycle"
12-22-2015 at 8:21:00 AM
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Mesa residents can help the City of Mesa give the environment a present this holiday season by recycling their Christmas trees. Residents are encouraged to bring their tree to any of the free drop-off locations listed below. Residents are asked to...
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 Food trucks featured at Merry Main Street
12-17-2015 at 5:15:39 PM
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Start or end your journey down Merry Main Street at Jack Frost’s Food Truck Forest presented by Cox Communications. A variety of food trucks offering everything from dinners to dessert are set up at Pioneer Park, 526 E. Main St. This is at the end of...
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 Tickets on sale for Historic Home Tour
12-17-2015 at 2:13:13 PM
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It is a unique holiday gift! Tickets are now on sale for the 16th Annual Historic Home Tour in Mesa. This year’s tour will be Saturday, Jan. 23 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. The tour will showcase homes in the West 2nd Street and Evergreen historic...
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 Grand opening for Courtyard by Marriott near Phoenix-Mesa Gateway Airport
12-15-2015 at 1:59:42 PM
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A ribbon cutting ceremony was held this morning to officially open the Courtyard by Marriott hotel at Phoenix-Mesa Gateway Airport, 6907 E. Ray Road. “Courtyard by Marriott is a great addition to the Gateway area and another sign of the growing...
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 Mesa welcomes home U.S. Women’s National Soccer Team defender and 2015 Women’s World Cup champion, Julie Johnston
12-12-2015 at 4:50:33 PM
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U.S. Women’s National Soccer Team defender and 2015 Women’s World Cup champion, Julie Johnston, was greeted by local fans. A key to the City was give to Johnston by District 5 Councilmember, David Luna.
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 City celebrates Falcon Field Airport terminal building renovation
12-12-2015 at 1:16:00 PM
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The terminal building at Falcon Field Airport was formally reopened Dec. 12 after a 10-month renovation that upgraded and expanded facilities for pilots, passengers and the public. It is the first of several improvements to be completed this fall and...
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 City renames building in honor of longtime City Manager Charles K. Luster
12-10-2015 at 11:37:40 AM
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A ceremony was held today to officially rename the City of Mesa Utilities Building, 640 N. Mesa Drive, the Charles K. Luster Building. City Council approved a resolution at its Dec. 8 meeting to rename the building in honor of the former Mesa City...
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 Enjoy Holiday Happenings at the MAC during Merry Main Street
12-09-2015 at 4:19:37 PM
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Merry Main Street has a variety of attractions including Holiday Happenings at the MAC presented by Sundt. The internationally acclaimed Mesa Arts Center, 1 E. Main St., will offer free live performances of traditional Christmas music and other...
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 Grand opening for new headquarters for lending specialty insurance provider in Mesa's Fiesta District
12-09-2015 at 12:23:25 PM
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A grand opening and ribbon-cutting ceremony was held today for National General Lender Services’ (NGLS) new corporate headquarters and operations center at 827 W. Grove in the Fiesta District. It is the largest facility owned by NGLS, a leading...
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 Mesa's ABC program in need of donations
12-09-2015 at 6:31:51 AM
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The need is greater than ever for Mesa’s most vulnerable citizens. The ABC: A Better Community program needs donations for the holiday season and into the new year. Donating before the end of the year allows you to take a charitable contribution...
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 Holiday bargains at City of Mesa surplus sales
12-08-2015 at 1:18:56 AM
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If you are looking for holiday gifts at bargain prices, the City of Mesa offers surplus sales every Wednesday from 8 a.m. to noon at the City of Mesa Warehouse, 7041 E. Adobe. While there are no special sales, prices have been greatly reduced on...
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 Tickets going fast for Breakfast with Santa event
12-08-2015 at 1:13:59 AM
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Tickets are almost sold out for our 13th annual “Breakfast with Santa” event. The breakfast will be held on Saturday, Dec.19 at the Mesa Convention Center, Building B, 201 N. Center St. Two breakfast timeslots include a pancake breakfast, craft...
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 Mesa Celebrates Falcon Field Airport Terminal Renovation
12-03-2015 at 3:20:00 PM
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The newly renovated terminal building at Falcon Field Airport will provide upgraded facilities for pilots, passengers and the public in a modern setting. It will be the first of several improvements to be completed this fall and in early 2016 at the...
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 Santa visits Merry Main Street in downtown Mesa
12-03-2015 at 2:41:33 PM
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Merry Main Street would not be complete without a visit from Jolly Ol’ Saint Nick! Santa Claus will arrive from the North Pole to make six special weekend appearances in Main Street businesses for pictures and holiday wishes on the following...
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 Holiday performances by EVCT at Mesa Library
12-03-2015 at 9:32:08 AM
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Get into the holiday season with a live performance of “Horatio and Hortense’s Christmas Dinner” performed by the East Valley Children’s Theatre Express Troupe and holiday music sung by the East Valley Children’s Theatre Bravo Troupe. Watch as...
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 Fancy Nancy, fancy tea party at Red Mountain Library
12-03-2015 at 9:28:00 AM
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Young readers of “Fancy Nancy” will want to mark their calendars for the fanciest tea party held on Sat., Dec. 19 at the Red Mountain Library, 635 N. Power Rd. The soiree - that’s fancy for party, will begin promptly at 10:30 a.m. with a story,...
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 CMC Steel celebrates grand opening of three new buildings in Mesa
12-01-2015 at 2:20:14 PM
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CMC Steel Arizona, which opened its environmentally-conscious micro mill in Mesa in 2009, is celebrating the grand opening of three new buildings at its 260-acre campus at 11444 E. Germann Road. It is part of a $4.7 million capital investment by CMC...
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 Mesa residents encouraged to take advantage of Household Hazardous Waste Collection events
11-30-2015 at 11:54:00 AM
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Mesa residents looking for a way to get rid of old cans of paint, batteries, pesticides, electronics, tires and prescription drugs are invited to bring these and other household hazardous waste materials to City sponsored collection events. The next...
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 Celebrate the holiday season with Merry Main Street in downtown Mesa
11-24-2015 at 5:52:39 PM
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Merry Main Street is back, after a decade hiatus, bigger than better than ever from Nov. 27 through Jan. 3 in downtown Mesa. Merry Main Street, a winter holiday festival presented by SRP, will have an exciting variety of activities to help you...
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 Registration open for winter youth sport
11-24-2015 at 12:15:01 PM
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Getting kids back into the swing of things after the holidays! Check out all our fun and affordable programs. Fee assistance and scholarships are available. The following youth programs will be offered this winter: Lacrosse Clinic: Co-ed,...
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 Newest Building Strong Neighborhoods Initiative is in District 2
11-19-2015 at 1:26:10 PM
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The first Building Strong Neighborhoods Initiative of the 15/16 fiscal year will be taking place in the Fairfield Place neighborhood of Council District 2. The neighborhood boundaries for the initiative are U-S 60 to Southern Avenue and Val Vista...
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 Mayor John Giles announces Early Childhood Education Task Force
11-19-2015 at 8:22:00 AM
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The keys to our prosperity lay at the intersection of education and the economy. Attracting top businesses and quality jobs to Mesa requires a highly educated workforce and that education begins before our children reach kindergarten. Mesa has...
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 Merry Main Street begins with tree lighting ceremony
11-18-2015 at 3:27:00 PM
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Merry Main Street, a winter holiday festival presented by SRP in downtown Mesa, officiallybegan Friday, Nov. 27 at 5:45 p.m. with a tree lighting ceremony. The ceremonial “flip the switch” illuminated a three-story Christmas tree, sponsored by...
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 Read down your fines at Mesa Public Library
11-17-2015 at 8:00:00 AM
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Children under the age of 18 can reduce their library fees by reading for 20-minutes a day from Nov. 23 through Dec. 31. For every 20-minutes that a child reads or is read to, the Library will waive $1 towards overdue fees. To participate, pick...
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 Dinosaur Holiday Shop and Drop
11-16-2015 at 9:52:46 AM
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The Arizona Museum of Natural History (AzMNH) 53 N. Macdonald in Mesa, will be hosting the Dinosaur Holiday Drop and Shop! Got a lot of holiday shopping to do, but don’t know what to do with the kids? We’ve got the solution! Drop your kids off here...
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 City of Mesa donates and repurposes out of service trash barrels
11-12-2015 at 12:34:00 PM
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The City of Mesa continuously promotes the concepts of reducing, reusing and recycling and proudly supports America Recycles Day which is celebrated annually on Nov. 15th.While most City of Mesa trash and recycle barrels can now be recycled...
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 GO Financial celebrates grand opening of new Mesa headquarters
11-10-2015 at 1:17:42 PM
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A grand opening and ribbon cutting ceremony was held today for GO Financial’s Home Office in Mesa. The 58,000 square foot facility, located at 7465 E. Hampton Ave., will house the subprime auto finance company’s corporate offices and operations...
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 Tickets on sale for Breakfast with Santa event
11-09-2015 at 1:38:00 AM
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Tickets for “Breakfast with Santa” are on sale today.The event will be held on Saturday, Dec.19 at the Mesa Convention Center, Building B, 201 N. Center St. Two breakfast timeslots include a pancake breakfast, craft and a photo-op with...
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 New route for East Valley Veterans Parade in Mesa
11-04-2015 at 2:09:00 PM
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The East Valley Veterans Parade returns to downtown Mesa on Veterans Day, Wednesday Nov. 11. The parade route has been changed in an effort to improve the areas available for spectators to view the event. The parade will begin at 11 a.m. at the...
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 City of Mesa encourages residents to take America Recycles Day Pledge
11-03-2015 at 1:27:00 PM
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America Recycles Day (ARD) is a nationally recognized day dedicated to encouraging Americans to recycle and buy recycled products. ARD is celebrated annually on Nov. 15. The City of Mesa proudly supports this day by encouraging Mesa residents to...
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 Lending specialty insurance provider locates operations in Mesa's Fiesta District
11-03-2015 at 11:01:30 AM
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Today, National General Lender Services, a leading provider of mortgage and auto lender-placed protection solutions, announced the official opening of its new operations center in Mesa, Arizona. The company occupies 70,000 square feet in the...
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 Santander Consumer USA Inc. will bring 970 jobs to Mesa's Fiesta District
11-02-2015 at 3:03:00 PM
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Santander Consumer USA Holdings Inc. (NYSE: SC, “Santander Consumer USA”), a consumer finance company focused on vehicle finance, third-party servicing and delivering superior service to more than 2.5 million customers across the full credit...
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 National Novel Writing Month is here
11-02-2015 at 1:11:00 AM
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November is National Novel Writing Month (NaNoWriMo) and today all aspiring writers can begin working towards the goal of writing a 50,000 word novel. Join in on the fun at THINKspot, located inside the Red Mountain Library, 635 N. Power Rd. every...
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 Health advocacy for seniors
10-29-2015 at 9:39:00 AM
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Are you an adult or senior citizen wondering how to get the best health care at the doctor’s office, hospital, or emergency room? Then join us at the Red Mountain Library, 635 N. Power Rd. on Tues., Nov.17 at 10:30 am at THINKspot. Arizona...
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 War Ink: Exhibit and Reception
10-29-2015 at 9:37:00 AM
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People of all ages are welcome to join the Mesa Public Library in viewing War Ink, a unique web exhibit featuring veterans and the tattoos that help tell their story on Saturday, Nov. 7 from 1 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. Local veteran’s organizations will be...
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 Mesa presents benefit concert to house homeless veterans
10-28-2015 at 11:47:53 AM
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The City of Mesa is proud to present the first annual “Benefit Concert to House Mesa’s Homeless Veterans” Wednesday, Nov. 11 directly after the East Valley Veterans Day Parade in downtown Mesa. The concert will be held from 12:30 p.m. to 2 p.m. at...
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 Learn the basics of flying at THINKspot
10-28-2015 at 1:12:12 AM
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Have you ever thought about a career in aviation? Students 12 and older can learn the basics about aviation at the Red Mountain Library, 635 N. Power Rd. This four-week hands-on series will begin on Tuesday, Nov. 3. Participants will learn about...
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 Groundbreaking for The Premiere at Dana Park
10-27-2015 at 4:52:18 PM
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Construction is set to commence on the East Valley’s most green and tech-savvy multifamily development ever built. The $23,000,000.00 one hundred ninetyeight unit project is a collaborative effort from PCS...
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 Authority Zero plays at free Mesa Music Festival
10-26-2015 at 3:25:14 PM
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Mesa’s own, Authority Zero, is set to headline Sat. Nov. 14 at the first Mesa Music Festival in downtown. For nearly 20 years, Authority Zero has been making albums and touring the world with their unconventional style of punk mixed with shades of...
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 The history of haunted Arizona
10-22-2015 at 4:53:39 PM
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Explore the history behind a haunted Arizona this Halloween on Sat., Oct. 31 at 1 p.m. at THINKspot, located inside the Red Mountain Library, 635 N. Power Rd. Lori Hines, host of “Under the Surface,” a radio program focused on Native American...
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 Mesa Music Festival connects bands with industry pros
10-20-2015 at 12:45:00 PM
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The Mesa Music Festival, Nov. 13-15, features one day of conferences and workshops for bands to get acquainted with the music industry followed by two days of free live music. On Nov. 13 participating bands will hear from keynote speaker Matt...
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 Mesa Arts Center announces Street Pianos Mesa
10-19-2015 at 3:46:00 PM
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Mesa, AZ " Play Me, I’m Yours, an international touring artwork devised by British artist Luke Jerram, will be presented by Mesa Arts Center February 27, 2016 " April 9, 2016. This project has been produced in 49 cities in seven years, but...
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 Fall fling sponsored by Mesa Councilmembers
10-19-2015 at 3:00:00 PM
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Mesa Parks, Recreation and Commercial Facilities will be hosting two fall fling events at Webster and Jefferson Recreation Centers on Oct. 23 and Oct. 30. The Halloween-themed festivals are sponsored by Vice-Mayor Dennis Kavanaugh and District 5...
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 Nominations being accepted for A Hero's Welcome at East Valley Veterans Parade
10-19-2015 at 2:25:00 PM
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Nominations are now being accepted for “A Hero’s Welcome,” a program that allows the City of Mesa to show its appreciation of our veterans and their families. The City will recognize the nominated veterans at the East Valley Veterans Parade on...
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 Mesa Library offers a seed lending program
10-19-2015 at 12:18:00 PM
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The Mesa Main Library, 64 E. First St., is partnering with the Garden Pool and offering a seed lending program. The Seed Library is stored in an unused card catalog on the second floor of the Main Library. Any Mesa Public Library card holder can...
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 Mesa Library offers a seed lending program
10-19-2015 at 12:17:59 PM
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The Mesa Main Library, 64 E. First St., is partnering with the Garden Pool and offering a seed lending program. The Seed Library is stored in an unused card catalog on the second floor of the Main Library. Any Mesa Public Library card holder can...
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 Ready, Set and Write!
10-15-2015 at 7:51:38 AM
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November is National Novel Writing Month and here are a few workshops you can participate in. Red Mountain Library, 635 N. Power Rd. will host a one-day writing conference on Saturday, Oct. 24 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. The workshop will help...
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 Mesa THINKspot turns two
10-14-2015 at 9:55:19 AM
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Mesa THINKspot is hitting the two year mark, and celebrating it with a “Day of Making” on Wednesday, Oct. 21 from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. This free event will feature our new digital sewing machines, where participants can create a pillowcase for a...
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 Utility bill payment now offered through kiosks at Mesa libraries and Circle K
10-13-2015 at 4:33:45 PM
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City of Mesa utility bill customers are now able to pay bills via kiosks at 300 participating Circle K’s throughout Arizona, and within the Main, Dobson and Red Mountain branch libraries. The Circle K kiosks offer a 24-hour, 7 day a week option...
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 Sign up for the Run, Walk & Roll race and receive early bird discount
10-13-2015 at 1:48:10 AM
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The seventh annual 5K/10K Run, Walk and Roll event benefiting Arizona Disabled Sports, will be held on Saturday, Jan. 23, 2016 at Riverview Park, 2100 W. Rio Salado Pkwy. Participants of all ages and ability levels are encouraged to sign up for this...
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 Teen read week kicks off at Mesa Public Library
10-12-2015 at 1:34:21 AM
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To celebrate the kick-off of “Teen Read Week” on Oct. 19, the Mesa Main Library, 64 E. First Street will be holding some exciting reading challenges. Teens ages 12-18 can join in on-minute reading challenges, make candy sushi and play a giant version...
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 Two grand marshals selected for East Valley Veterans Parade in Mesa
10-08-2015 at 5:51:00 PM
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A Pearl Harbor survivor and a former flight director of the Blue Angels have been selected as the grand marshals of the 2015 East Valley Veterans Parade in downtown Mesa. Jack Holder was a Naval Flight Engineer and one of the most decorated...
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 Mesa residents encouraged to take advantage of Household Hazardous Waste Collection events
10-08-2015 at 4:40:00 PM
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Mesa residents looking for a way to get rid of old cans of paint, batteries, pesticides, electronics, tires and prescription drugs are invited to bring these and other household hazardous waste materials to City sponsored collection events. The next...
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 National screening series seeks to spark conversations in Mesa
10-08-2015 at 11:33:16 AM
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The City of Mesa Office of Diversity, City of Mesa Human Relations Advisory Board, Mesa Public Libraries, Independent Television Service and Arizona PBS present Indie Lens Pop-Up, formerly known as Community Cinema. The first event of the...
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 Meet local author Mandy Berlin at Mesa Library
10-07-2015 at 9:28:18 AM
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Join Mandy Berlin, author of “What You Think, You Attract,” “No Mistakes,” and “Death Is Not The End” on, Saturday, Oct. 10 at 1 p.m. at THINKspot located at the Red Mountain Library, 635 N. Power Rd. Berlin will talk about her experiences with...
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 Meet local author Mandy Berlin at Mesa Library
10-06-2015 at 4:07:21 PM
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Join Mandy Berlin, author of “What You Think, You Attract,” “No Mistakes,” and “Death Is Not The End” on, Saturday, Oct. 10 at 1 p.m. at THINKspot located at the Red Mountain Library, 635 N. Power Rd. Berlin will talk about her experiences with...
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 Stimulate your child’s brain with Library programs
10-06-2015 at 1:42:00 AM
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New Directions Institute for Infant Brain Development and First Things First present two, three-part series of interactive story-time and play for children ages zero to five years. Brain Time and Kinder Prep are free, fun, informative sessions...
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 Mesa Library book sale
10-05-2015 at 12:55:01 PM
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More than 8,000 books, audio books, magazines and vinyl records will be on sale at the Mesa Main Library, 64 East First Street on: • Friday, Oct. 16 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. • Saturday, Oct. 17 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Books for sale include fiction...
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 Merry Main Street returning to downtown Mesa
10-01-2015 at 12:26:40 PM
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City Council has given direction to bring back Merry Main Street, which was once the largest holiday celebration in the east valley attracting more than 35,000 people to downtown Mesa. The new Merry Main Street is scheduled to be held Nov. 27...
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 Celebrate Mesa featuring Georgia Chrome
10-01-2015 at 1:00:00 AM
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Celebrate Mesa, a free party in the park will be held on Saturday, Oct. 17 from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m. at the Red Mountain Soccer Complex, 905 N. Sun Valley Blvd. New this year, country rock band Georgia Chrome will be performing live from 6 p.m. to 8...
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 Mayor John Giles' Media Briefing
09-30-2015 at 5:00:00 PM
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Mayor John Giles held a media briefing today where he discussed his first year in office, downtown activation and economic development. Listen to audio clips at www.mesanow.org.
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 Mesa welcomes Courtyard by Marriott hotel adjacent to Phoenix-Mesa Gateway Airport
09-30-2015 at 12:25:17 PM
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Mesa, AZ " A Courtyard by Marriott hotel will open October 8 next door to the Phoenix-Mesa Gateway Airport. “Courtyard by Marriott is a great addition to the Gateway area and another sign of the growing success of southeast Mesa,” Mesa Mayor, and...
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 City of Mesa launches new brand for Falcon Field area
09-28-2015 at 1:38:00 PM
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The City of Mesa’s Office of Economic Development has launched a new brand for the Falcon Field Economic Activity Area in northeast Mesa. The area has been designated the “Falcon District” complete with a new logo and website to promote the District...
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 Mesa shattters goal, sets new record for Hydration Donation Campaign
09-24-2015 at 4:08:28 PM
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Thanks to amazing generosity from residents and businesses and numerous innovative ideas, more homeless and unsheltered people benefited from the 9th Annual Mesa Hydration Donation Campaign, which ended Sept. 18. The campaign, which began June...
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 Museum offers community a chance to learn about the Australian Deserts
09-24-2015 at 1:09:26 AM
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The Arizona Museum of Natural History (AzMNH) and the Southwest Chapter of the Explorers Club are co-hosting “Walking with Purpose " reinventing 19th Century Desert Exploration for 21st Century Desert Knowledge,” a program by Andrew Harper. This...
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 Office of Economic Development receives state economic development award
09-23-2015 at 12:27:12 PM
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The City of Mesa’s Office of Economic Development has been honored with a Golden Prospector Award of Merit from the Arizona Association of Economic Development (AAED) for the City of Mesa Technology Brochure. The Award was presented Sept. 18 during...
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 Museum offers community A Night with the Stars
09-22-2015 at 11:13:21 AM
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The Arizona Museum of Natural History (AzMNH) will once again be hosting “A Night with the Stars.” On Friday, Oct. 2 from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. at the AzMNH, 53 N. Macdonald in Mesa, join us for an exciting evening of astronomical...
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 Mesa prepares for possible severe weather
09-21-2015 at 5:22:49 PM
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In anticipation of a possible storm, the City has put additional personnel on standby status. City staff is monitoring sand bag locations and is working constantly to replenish the sand and bag supplies as necessary. City departments have also taken...
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 2015-2016 Historical Fiction Writing Contest for Mesa students
09-21-2015 at 3:23:34 PM
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The Mesa Historic Preservation Board is sponsoring a Historical Fiction Writing Contest for all fourth-grade, fifth-grade and sixth-grade students living in the City of Mesa regardless whether the school is public, private, charter or home. It will...
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 Mesa honored for environmental excellence
09-16-2015 at 2:27:48 PM
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The City of Mesa’s plan to reduce stormwater runoff and pollution has received one of the top honors at an event known as the “Academy Awards” of the environmental community. Mesa’s Low Impact Development (LID) Toolkit has earned the coveted...
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 USA Today names Mesa Riverview in “10Best Seriously Cool Playgrounds"
09-14-2015 at 5:01:59 PM
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Mesa Riverview Park is among the “10Best Playgrounds” in America according to USA Today. Mesa Riverview is Mesa’s newest signature park and features a 50-foot climbing tower and 60-foot long caterpillar mesh rope climbing structure. The tower is the...
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 Mesa Sister Cities seeking students for summer exchange program
09-14-2015 at 3:20:09 PM
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The Mesa Sister Cites Youth Ambassador Exchange Program is looking for high school sophomores and juniors interested in traveling to one of Mesa’s five sister cities next summer. The cities include Burnaby, Canada; Caraz, Peru; Guaymas, Mexico;...
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 Create healthy study habits for your kids
09-14-2015 at 1:00:00 AM
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School is back and now is the time to create healthy study habits. Mesa Main Library, 64 E. First St. is offering a series of workshops for students in grades 9th to 12th. Topics include: • Sat., Sept. 19 " But I don’t Want to Study • Sat.,...
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 ONEBOOK AZ writing workshop at Mesa Library
09-10-2015 at 1:15:29 AM
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Join Betty Webb, best-selling Arizona author, for a special ONEBOOK AZ writing workshop on Wednesday, Sept. 16 at 6 p.m. at THINKspot located at the Red Mountain Library, 635 N. Power Rd. Webb is well known for writing the Lena Jones and Gun Zoo...
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 J.A. Jance book talk and signing at Mesa Library
09-10-2015 at 1:14:01 AM
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New York Times best-selling author J.A. Jance will be at the Red Mountain Library, 635 N. Power Rd. on Friday, Sept. 18 from 3 p.m. to 5 p.m. J. P. Beaumont and Brandon Walker, two of J. A. Jance’s most acclaimed series characters, join forces...
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 Mesa opens Environmental Education park with public WiFi
09-09-2015 at 11:42:00 AM
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Desert Arroyo Park held a grand opening ceremony today to celebrate technology, education and nature. This is Mesa’s first park to offer the public free WiFi along with nature walking paths that teach children about Arizona desert. “The...
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 City of Mesa launches MesaSiteSearch.com
09-09-2015 at 11:26:00 AM
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The City of Mesa launched Mesa SiteSearch, a free online tool designed to help businesses find commercial properties located in Mesa that are available for sale or lease. Mesa SiteSearch, located at www.MesaSiteSearch.com, allows businesses to...
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 City of Mesa, Mesa Chamber launch MesaSizeUp.com
09-08-2015 at 5:03:00 PM
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The City of Mesa and the Mesa Chamber of Commerce launched a free online tool designed to help local businesses grow by making smarter decisions through data analysis. Mesa SizeUp, located at www.MesaSizeUp.com allows businesses to easily obtain...
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 Mesa's Make a Difference Day volunteers eligible for mini grants
09-08-2015 at 3:31:45 PM
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Volunteers organizing service activities in Mesa on Saturday, Oct. 24 as part of the National Make a Difference Day of Service are encouraged to apply to the event’s grant program. Each grant involves a Home Depot store gift card for up to $100 to...
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 Braille Embosser Now Available For Use at the Mesa Public Library
09-08-2015 at 11:30:00 AM
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The City of Mesa is happy to announce the arrival of a new Braille Embosser available for use at the Mesa Public Library Main Branch located at 64 E. First St. A Braille Embosser can take word text, translate it into Braille, and then emboss it...
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 Get free reading glasses at Mesa Library
09-08-2015 at 11:28:00 AM
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If words seem blurry or the sun is in your eyes, here’s an opportunity to get free help with your sight. The Red Mountain Library is partnering with the Mesa Fountain of the Sun Lions Club to present “Saturdays of Sight”. This monthly event...
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 Homeless veteran gets home thanks to Housing Mesa's Heroes program
09-02-2015 at 12:55:15 PM
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Larry Hutchison, a Marine Corps Veteran who served in the Vietnam War, has been homeless off and on in Mesa over the past 30 years. Sober for 10 years, Hutchison now has an apartment as a result of Housing Mesa’s Heroes, a partnership involving the...
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 New owner for Mesa Royale gives residents reprieve
08-27-2015 at 6:40:00 PM
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The City of Mesa has been informed by representatives of the current owner of the Mesa Royale Mobile Home Park that the sale of the property has closed. In light of this new development, the City will work with the new owner, a California-based...
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 "Dare to be Fair" is theme of 2015 Fair Housing Conference
08-27-2015 at 1:34:00 AM
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For the first time, the City of Mesa’s annual Fair Housing Conference will be a regional event. Registration is now available for the free conference on Tuesday, Sept. 22 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Salvation Army KROC Center, 1375 E. Broadway Road,...
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 Mesa Main Library to upgrade to new, energy-efficient lighting
08-25-2015 at 5:36:00 PM
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MESA, ARIZ. "As part of the City of Mesa’s continuous sustainability improvement efforts at City owned facilities, the City will begin a two month lighting retrofit project at the Main Library, 64 E. First St., on Sept. 1st. As part of the...
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 Fall Youth Sports Kickoff Celebration and Punt, Pass and Kick
08-25-2015 at 11:17:58 AM
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Gather up the whole family and head down to Hohokam Stadium,1235 N. Center St. for a free night of fun and to celebrate the kick-off of Mesa Fall Youth Sports season. The event is held on Friday, Sept. 11 from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. Games, door...
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 Foraging Arizona mushrooms workshop at Mesa Library
08-24-2015 at 9:16:45 AM
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Mushroom expert Erik Nelson joins us for a discussion about foraging edible mushrooms in Arizona. This workshop is held on Thursday, August 27 at 6:30 p.m. at the Main Library, 64 E. First St., in the Saguaro Room. Participants will learn about...
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 Valley Metro Rail's First Extension Opens to Central Mesa
08-22-2015 at 1:53:00 AM
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Seven months ahead of schedule, light rail arrives in downtown Mesa promising new discoveries, opportunities and connections for Valley residents and visitors. This is the first extension since Valley Metro Rail began serving the greater Phoenix area...
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 Mesa ranked Best Big City in the Southwest
08-18-2015 at 4:04:24 PM
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Money.com, owned by Time, Inc., released the Best Places to Live 2015 ranking with Mesa being named the Best Big City in the Southwest. Mesa joins Pittsburgh, Tampa, Denver and Omaha in the top 5 best places to live for cities with more than 300,000...
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 4th Annual Visit Mesa Mexican Baseball Fiesta returns to the Valley with games at Sloan Park at Mesa Riverview
08-18-2015 at 1:51:00 AM
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The Mexican Winter Baseball League’s version of “Spring Training” will come to the valley with our new home in Mesa, Ariz. at Sloan Park. On September 18 & 19 two of the top teams from the Liga Mexicana del Pacifico, Los Naranjeros de Hermosillo and...
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 New date and new route for East Valley Veterans Parade in downtown Mesa
08-12-2015 at 3:40:18 PM
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For the past two years, the East Valley Veterans Parade in downtown Mesa has been held on the Saturday preceding Veterans Day. This year, the East Valley Veterans Parade Association will return to holding the parade on Veterans Day, Nov. 11. In...
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 Mesa Sprint Triathlon benefits youth programs
08-10-2015 at 3:17:54 PM
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Registration is now underway for the 5th annual Mesa Sprint Triathlon held on Saturday, Oct. 10, 2015 at Skyline Aquatic Center, 845 S. Crismon Rd. “This year we are expecting it to be our most popular year and for us to reach over 500...
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 Mesa Counts on College Access Center grand opening
08-05-2015 at 11:40:43 AM
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A grand opening program and open house have been held for the Mesa Counts on College Access Center, 635 E. Broadway Road. The free, full service college access center is open to anyone interested in furthering their education. “Quality education...
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 Mesa selected as one of first cities to participate in Bloomberg Philanthropies’ “What Works Cities” initiative
08-05-2015 at 9:32:00 AM
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Mayor John Giles announced today that Mesa is one of the first cities selected to participate in Bloomberg Philanthropies’ What Works Cities, a $42 million initiative to help 100 mid-sized American cities enhance their use of data and evidence to...
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 Fall registration for youth sports opens
08-04-2015 at 11:26:47 AM
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Have your kids been going stir crazy staying inside from the heat? Registration for your kids to sign up for Mesa Fall Youth Sports Programs is now underway. This fall programs will include: Soccer • co-eds grades Kindergarten to 6th grade...
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 Mesa Public Safety to take on Tempe Public Safety in FlowRider competition to benefit the 100 Club of Arizona
08-03-2015 at 11:32:00 AM
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Representatives of the Mesa Police Department and the Mesa Fire & Medical Department will be competing against members of the Tempe Police Department and Tempe Fire Medical Rescue in a FlowRider competition on August 15. The event will be held at the...
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 Hometown Heroes Banner Program to honor active military and veterans
08-03-2015 at 11:22:00 AM
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The City of Mesa Hometown Heroes Banner Program is a living tribute created to recognize and honor Mesa residents and their immediate family members who are currently serving, or are veterans who served in the United States Armed Forces. Personalized...
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 Writing fiction with Pop-up mobile app
07-27-2015 at 12:16:56 PM
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Mesa Library is presenting a fiction writing workshop on Saturday, Aug. 1 at THINKspot from 1 p.m. to 2 p.m. inside the Red Mountain Library, 635 N. Power Rd. Nefertiti Van der Riese, is the creator of The Pop-Up Workshop: Easy Peer Review, is a...
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 Planned Downtime for Web Services Thursday, July 23 at 2 a.m.
07-22-2015 at 8:57:48 PM
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The City of Mesa will be performing required updates to e-Commerce and Web supporting infrastructureearly Thursday morning,July 23, from2:00 a.m.through approximately5:00 a.m. During this period, some web-based...
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 Grand re-opening of Broadway Recreation Center
07-22-2015 at 12:50:08 PM
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Mesa’s Broadway Recreation Center, 59 E. Broadway Rd. will hold a grand re-opening and ribbon cutting ceremony on Wed., July 29 at 8:30 a.m. The Broadway Recreation center or known as the “BRC” was severally damaged during the floods last year....
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 How to write fiction at Mesa Library
07-22-2015 at 12:14:50 PM
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Mesa Library is presenting a writing workshop, “On Solid Ground: World-Building for Engaging Fiction” on Saturday, July 25 at the Red Mountain Library, 635 N. Power Rd. from 10 a.m. to noon in the Roadrunner Room. Author and presenter, Sharon...
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 Model trains make a stop at Mesa Library
07-21-2015 at 12:03:00 PM
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The Arizona Big Train Operators (ABTO) model train club is back this year bringing more model trains and scenic dioramas to share. The free exhibit will run from July 27 to Aug. 1 at the Mesa Main Library, 64 E. First St., in the Saguaro...
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 Raising dairy goats in the City of Mesa
07-16-2015 at 1:26:13 AM
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Join Mesa's own Garden Pool experts for a free talk covering the ins and outs of raising dairy goats at home. The workshop will take place on Thursday, July 23 at 6:30 p.m. at the Main Library, 64 E. First St. in the Saguaro Room. Participants...
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 Krav Maga demonstration at Mesa Library
07-14-2015 at 12:56:40 PM
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Learn how to harness your real life superhero powers with a demonstration by Derrek Hofrichter, East Valley Krav Maga chief instructor. The hour-long workshop will take place on Saturday, July 18 at 1:30 p.m. at the Red Mountain Library, 635 N. Power...
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 Water from light rail testing donated to Mesa Hydration Donation Campaign
07-14-2015 at 12:37:30 PM
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Thanks to a creative way to test passenger weight on the Central Mesa light rail extension, Valley Transit Constructors (VTC) donated a huge amount of water to United Food Bank for the Mesa Hydration Donation Campaign. The life-saving donation of 100...
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 Mesa Arts Center Announces 2015-16 Season, tickets on sale today
07-13-2015 at 5:30:00 PM
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Celebrating its tenth season of performances and events at One East Main Street in Downtown Mesa, Mesa Arts Center is pleased to announce the Performing Live Season line-up for 2015-16. Single tickets are on sale to the general public as of today,...
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 Keeping Pets Healthy at Mesa Library
07-09-2015 at 1:01:41 AM
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Join Dr. Helen Evans from Family VetCare for a talk about keeping pets healthy in between veterinary appointments. This workshop is free and will take place on Thursday, July 16 at 6:30 p.m. at the Dobson Ranch Library, 2425 S. Dobson Rd. Dr....
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 Arizona Museum of Natural History Hosting a Free Pluto Party
07-08-2015 at 4:50:13 PM
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Arizona Museum of Natural History (AzMNH), 53 N. Macdonald in Mesa, will host a free Pluto Party on Tuesday July 14 from 3 p.m. to 5 p.m. Come learn more about the dwarf planet Pluto and why the New Horizons fly-by is worth celebrating. Participate...
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 Mesa is monsoon ready
07-08-2015 at 12:37:24 PM
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Summer time in Arizona ushers in the season of storms. The City of Mesa, like most valley cities, has made preparations for the monsoon and would like to remind residents how to be ready when a monsoon strikes. “As the monsoon moves in to the...
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 Roaring Reptiles Overnight at the Museum
07-07-2015 at 6:44:58 PM
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Arizona Museum of Natural History (AzMNH), 53 N. Macdonald in Mesa, will host Roaring Reptiles Over-Night Camp on Friday, July 17 from 6 p.m. until 9 a.m. Saturday morning. Discover the amazing and dazzling diversity of reptiles " from tiny lizards...
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 One month left of summer reading at Mesa Library
07-07-2015 at 2:38:15 PM
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Mesa Library’s Summer Reading Program is still going strong. Youth and adults can still sign up and receive some great prizes and be entered for a chance to win a new Kindle HD tablet. “Usually about this time of the year people...
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 Raising Backyard Chickens at Mesa Library
07-02-2015 at 1:28:57 AM
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Meet Permaculturist Rachel Bess and attend her free workshop about keeping chickens in your backyard. The workshop will be held on Saturday, July 11 at 10:30 a.m. at the Main Library, 64 E. First St., in the Saguaro Room. Chickens make...
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 Hacienda HealthCare opens Hacienda Children's Hospital in Mesa
07-01-2015 at 3:09:00 PM
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Hacienda HealthCare held a ribbon cutting ceremonyJuly 1for the official grand opening of Hacienda Children’s Hospital, 610 W. Jerome Ave., in Mesa. This 20,900 square-foot pediatric hospital will specialize in high-quality acute and...
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 July is National Parks and Recreation month
07-01-2015 at 1:17:49 PM
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Mesa Parks, Recreation and Commercial Facilities joins in on the fun with the National Recreation and Parks Association (NPRA) and celebration park and recreation month in July. Parks and recreation have the power to strengthen communities,...
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 Protect your pets during fireworks displays
06-30-2015 at 2:30:26 PM
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Mesa Animal Control would like to remind residents that pets can become highly distressed by the additional noise, lights and commotion involved with Independence Day celebrations. With fireworks during the Republic Services Arizona Celebration of...
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 Teen entrepreneur camp at THINKspot
06-30-2015 at 12:22:37 PM
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Do you know of a teen with great ideas, out-going and wants to make a difference in the business world? Then join THINKspot starting on July 20 for a two week-long camp designed for teen entrepreneurs. Working in partnership with ASU...
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 Celebrate at the Republic Services Arizona Celebration of Freedom
06-29-2015 at 6:33:00 PM
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The Republic Services Arizona Celebration of Freedom is guaranteed to be one night of spectacular FREE fun and entertainment. The state’s “coolest” festival to celebrate America’s freedom and independence will be held Saturday, July 4 from 6 p.m. to...
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 Mesa Library welcomes Rich Ihle's Reptile Adventures
06-25-2015 at 11:29:45 AM
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Rich Ihle and his incredible reptile friends will entertain, educate, and amaze you! They will be making two appearances at the Mesa Library. The free events are Monday, June 29 at 2 p.m. at the Main Library, 64 E. First St., in the Saguaro Room and...
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 Top 10 cool reasons to attend Republic Services Arizona Celebration of Freedom
06-24-2015 at 5:31:55 PM
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Mesa, AZ " While David Letterman and his Top 10 List have retired, the City of Mesa has carried on the tradition by creating its own Top 10 List - The Top 10 “Cool” Reasons the Republic Services Arizona Celebration of Freedom, held on Saturday, July...
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 Naturalization ceremony part of this year's Arizona Celebration of Freedom
06-19-2015 at 2:27:00 PM
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This year’s Republic Services Arizona Celebration of Freedom will include a naturalization ceremony Saturday, July 4 at 7 p.m. at the Mesa Convention Center, 263 N. Center St. U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) will welcome20 new...
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 Mesa City Council selects new City Attorney
06-18-2015 at 5:07:19 PM
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Mesa City Council has announced that at their next regularly scheduled meeting July 1, they will vote to appoint Deputy City Attorney Jim Smith as the next City Attorney. The appointment will take effect July 24 when current City Attorney Debbie...
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 Learn the art of coffee roasting at Mesa Library
06-18-2015 at 12:10:45 PM
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Mesa's own Lost Dutchman Coffee expert joins us for a free discussion of all things coffee, including how to roast your own beans at home. This workshop is held on Thursday, June 25 at 6:30 p.m. at the Main Library, 64 E. First St., in the Saguaro...
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 Mesa launches MuniciPal
06-18-2015 at 1:11:00 AM
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Residents who want to participate in City Council meetings but don’t have time to attend in person or are curious about items being discussed that affect their home or business, now have a new way to learn more and provide feedback. The...
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 Mesa recognized as 2015 Playful City USA community
06-17-2015 at 6:55:31 PM
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The City of Mesa Park, Recreation and Commercial Facility is being honored with a 2015 Playful City USA designation for the sixth time. The national recognition program honors cities and towns across the country for making their cities more...
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 Mesa shows support for Allegiant Air
06-17-2015 at 5:07:28 PM
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Since 2007, more than 7.3 million passengers have traveled through Phoenix-Mesa Gateway Airport. The vast majority of those passengers were Allegiant Air customers. Allegiant has been incredibly successful in serving 34 cities out of Gateway and the...
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 Over 100,000 square foot adaptive reuse office project just completed in the Fiesta District
06-17-2015 at 11:30:00 AM
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One of the largest adaptive reuse projects in Arizona held its ribbon-cutting ceremony today. Centrica, a $20 million project located at the northwest corner of Southern and Longmore in Mesa, promises strong demographics, walkable amenities, abundant...
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 Classic and custom cars welcome at Arizona Celebration of Freedom
06-11-2015 at 11:50:52 AM
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If you own a classic or custom car or truck you are invited to register your wheels at The Patriot Car Show as part of the Republic Services Arizona Celebration of Freedom held on Saturday, July 4 from 6 p.m. to 10:30 p.m. All makes, models and years...
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 Writing workshop: Hero, Know Thyself
06-11-2015 at 11:46:01 AM
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Randy Lindsay, a local fiction writer, will be hosting a workshop to help participants learn more about the world of creative writing. Vivid and believable characters are at the heart of every successful story. The workshop will cover a variety of...
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 Get free reading glasses at Mesa Library
06-04-2015 at 12:21:42 PM
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If words seem blurry or the sun is in your eyes, here’s an opportunity to get free help with your sight. The Red Mountain Library is partnering with the Mesa Fountain of the Sun Lions Club to present “Lions’ Summer of Sight”. This weekly event...
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 Central Mesa light rail extension set to open seven months early
06-03-2015 at 4:55:39 PM
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Beginning August 22, Valley Metro Rail will be traveling to new destinations along Main Street into downtown Mesa. With service beginning seven months earlier than scheduled, the Central Mesa extension will soon take riders beyond Sycamore to Mesa...
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 Summer golf at Dobson Ranch Golf Course
06-01-2015 at 5:10:00 PM
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Dobson Ranch Golf Course is offering an adult summer nine-hole golf league starting on June 11. Interested golfers can take a quick back-nine every other Thursday afternoon with tee times available from 5 p.m. to 6 p.m. “This summer league is...
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 Jump into the Jurassic!
06-01-2015 at 3:53:42 PM
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Arizona Museum of Natural History, 53 N. Macdonald in Mesa, is celebrating the opening of the ‘Jurassic World’ movie with a special “Jump into the Jurassic” program Saturday, June 6 from 1:30 p.m. to 4 p.m. Try your hand at the Wheel of Time with our...
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 Mesa Hydration Donation Campaign underway to save lives
06-01-2015 at 12:43:00 PM
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The Ninth Annual Mesa Hydration Donation Campaign is underway with a goal of collecting 400,000 bottles of water to help the homeless and unsheltered during the extreme summer heat. “The campaign is a life saver for the less fortunate during the...
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 Mesa Parks and Recreation named finalist for National Gold Medal Award
06-01-2015 at 1:30:29 AM
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The American Academy for Park and Recreation Administration (AAPRA), in partnership with the National Recreation and Park Association (NRPA), is pleased to announce Mesa Parks, Recreation and Commercial Facilities as a finalist for the 2015 National...
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 Groundbreaking for Fire Station 203 in Mesa
05-27-2015 at 12:24:50 PM
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The City of Mesa began construction on Fire Station 203 in west Mesa with a groundbreaking ceremony today. The fire station will be located at 324 S. Alma School Road, north of Broadway Road. Funding for the approximately $4 million project is from...
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 Learn the art of homebrewing at Mesa Library
05-26-2015 at 2:22:30 PM
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Learn the basics of homebrewing from local experts from the Arizona Society of Homebrewers. This workshop will be held at the Mesa Main Library, 64 E. First St. on Thursday, May 28 at 6:30 p.m. in the Saguaro Room. Participants will learn how to...
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 Summer reading at Mesa Library kicks off this week
05-26-2015 at 11:44:00 AM
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Sign up for Mesa Library’s Summer Reading Program and be entered for a chance to win a new Kindle HD tablet. “We are encouraging everyone to read,” Mesa Librarian, Sandy Rizzo said. “So, if you’re a kid, teen or adult we have a program for you....
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 Nominations needed for A Hero's Welcome at Republic Services Arizona Celebration of Freedom
05-26-2015 at 11:42:00 AM
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Nominations are now being accepted for “A Hero’s Welcome,” a program that allows the City of Mesa to show its appreciation of our veterans and their families. The City will recognize the nominated veterans at the Republic Services Arizona...
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 Mesa's newest pool opens
05-23-2015 at 1:55:00 PM
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The City of Mesa held a ribbon cutting and grand opening event to celebrate the opening of Mesa Aquatic Complex located at 1630 E. Southern Ave on the corner of Southern and Harris Dr. Mesa Aquatic Complex is Mesa’s ninth pool and features a...
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 Volunteers needed for Republic Services Arizona Celebration of Freedom
05-21-2015 at 12:24:00 PM
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Volunteers are needed for the 2015 Republic Services Arizona Celebration of Freedom, the state’s “coolest independence festival,” on Saturday, July 4. Volunteers are needed for a variety of shifts and activities including event tear down and clean...
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 Historical Fiction Writing Contest winners recognized by City of Mesa
05-20-2015 at 5:34:00 PM
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The Mesa Historic Preservation Board has announced the winners of the Historical Fiction Writing Contest that was open to all fourth-grade, fifth-grade and sixth-grade students living in the City of Mesa. The essays were fictional stories with real...
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 2015 Mayor’s Youth Committee graduation
05-20-2015 at 2:45:59 PM
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Congratulations to the 2015 Mayor’s Youth Committee (MYC) graduates! This year, 28 juniors and seniors from public and charter high schools throughout Mesa completed the rigorous program that began in September. MYC is made up of an elect group of...
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 Falcon Warbirds honor fallen veterans with Memorial Day aerial displays
05-19-2015 at 7:40:00 PM
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While Memorial Day is typically observed by tending and placing flags or flowers on the graves of loved ones, some Mesa pilots will pay their respects from the sky. Members of the Falcon Warbirds formation flying group based at Mesa’s Falcon Field...
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 Mayor's Media Briefing
05-19-2015 at 4:18:13 PM
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Mayor Giles held a media briefing today where he talked about private investment in Downtown and his recent trips to Cupertino to visit Apple, Inc. executives and Washington, D.C. with the U.S. Conference of Mayors and Greater Phoenix Economic...
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 Mesa Hydration Donation Campaign begins June 1
05-19-2015 at 1:50:00 AM
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With temperatures about to hit triple digits on a regular basis, the City of Mesa is working with nonprofit agencies and businesses to provide supplies of water to the homeless and unsheltered. The eighth annual Mesa Hydration Donation Campaign will...
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 Republic Services Arizona Celebration of Freedom July 4 in Mesa
05-13-2015 at 12:21:00 PM
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The 2015 Republic Services Arizona Celebration of Freedom is Saturday, July 4 from 6 p.m. to 10:30 p.m. For the second consecutive year, this free event and the “coolest” independence festival in Arizona will be held at the Mesa Convention...
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 Mesa unveils Mendoza Field sign and announces fundraising campaign to honor Sgt. Brandon Mendoza
05-11-2015 at 1:56:00 PM
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A sign to officially commemorate Mendoza Field in memory of Mesa Police Sgt. Brandon Mendoza has been unveiled at Guerrero Rotary Park, 205 W. 8th Ave. A memorial wreath was also placed below the sign prior to the ceremony. Before his untimely...
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 World record holder competing at Desert Challenge Games
05-11-2015 at 12:08:10 PM
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World Record Holder, David Brown, who placed first in the 100m T11 division for visually impaired will be competing at this year’s Desert Challenge Games on May 13-17 in the Phoenix metro area. “I’m excited that David will be competing with us,”...
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 Federal Aviation Administration's MetroPlex Project includes Mesa
05-07-2015 at 4:11:38 PM
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The City of Mesa has received notification from the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) that they will be preparing a Draft Environmental Assessment for the Phoenix metropolitan area. The purpose is to study multiple airports nationwide that are in...
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 Groundbreaking for Southern Avenue Villas in Fiesta District
05-06-2015 at 12:57:31 PM
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A groundbreaking ceremony was held today for Southern Avenue Villas, a 354 unit high-end apartment complex at the southwest corner of Southern Avenue and Extension Road. It is the first major apartment development in Mesa’s Fiesta District in more...
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 Owners of Extraordinary Properties recognized by City of Mesa
05-05-2015 at 9:52:00 AM
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The City of Mesa’s Extraordinary Properties campaign has recognized three commercial property owners who exceed design standards in the areas where they are located. The recipients were recognized at the May 4 City Council meeting. The property...
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  Registration begins for Mayor’s Youth Summer of Service
04-28-2015 at 9:33:00 AM
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Attention high school teens! Are you looking to have fun and serve your community this summer? If so, Mayor John Giles has a great opportunity just for you during the month of June. The award winning Mayor’s Youth Summer of Service is a series of...
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 Dobson Ranch Library offering workshop on legal aid
04-23-2015 at 1:51:31 AM
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“Law 4 You” is a partnership between Arizona State Library, Law 4 AZ and Legal Aid of Arizona. Their next workshop on Arizona Family Law: Divorce will be held at the Dobson Ranch Library, 2425 S. Dobson Road on Tuesday, May 5 at 6 p.m. This free...
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 Comic Book Day events at Mesa Library
04-22-2015 at 1:20:26 AM
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All Mesa Public Library locations are celebrating free Comic Book Day on Saturday, May 2 with free events. Pick up a free comic book (while supplies last) or swap your own, create your own comic book page or meet a famous comic book artist and...
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 Learn how to make and play math games with Mesa Library
04-21-2015 at 1:00:08 AM
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Whether you love math, or maybe not so much, join the Mesa Express Library and learn ways to make math fun all summer long! This fun and free workshop will be held on Wed., April 29 from 6:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. at Mesa Express Library, 2055 S....
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 Mesa seeks to fill openings on advisory boards and committees
04-20-2015 at 5:18:00 PM
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Are you a plumbing or mechanical contractor interested in helping the Mesa City Council make decisions on major projects? Do you have experience with housing financial lending? If so, apply to be a member of one of our advisory boards and...
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 Arizona SciTech Festival Winners of High-Visibility Art and Coloring Contest at Mesa THINKspot
04-20-2015 at 2:27:27 PM
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This year’s Festival hands-on STEM and Innovation activities designed to excite and engage Arizona citizens about science and technology included The Gecko Coloring and Art Contest, where over 160 artists in four age groups were challenged to...
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 Vice Mayor Kavanaugh hosts annual Pancakes and Surfing event on April 25
04-20-2015 at 12:41:00 PM
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Vice Mayor Dennis Kavanaugh will host his annual Pancakes and Surfing Family Fun Day from 9 a.m. to noon on Saturday, April 25 at the Rhodes Junior High School swimming pool, 1860 S. Longmore. The Mesa Fire and Medical Department will be serving...
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 Mesa celebrates Arbor Day
04-16-2015 at 11:13:30 AM
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The City of Mesa has designated Friday, April 24 as Arbor Day to celebrate the City’s commitment to tree care and planting programs. Mayor John Giles has issued an Arbor Day Proclamation in honor of the nationally-celebrated observance that...
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 Grand opening for La Mesita Family Homeless Shelter
04-15-2015 at 12:06:06 PM
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A grand opening ceremony was held today for the new La Mesita Family Homeless Shelter, 2254 W. Ella St. The shelter will provide families with a place to call home for up to 120 days. Parents will work to overcome obstacles that led to their...
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 Earth Day Expo, Bike2Work event planned in Mesa
04-15-2015 at 1:57:00 AM
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Mesa, AZ " Earth Day is celebrated around the globe each year on April 22 and the City of Mesa is once again joining the ranks of environmentally-conscious citizens by hosting an Earth Day Expo and Bike2Work Day event. On Wednesday, April 22, from...
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 Historic highway signs installed along Main Street
04-13-2015 at 12:06:00 PM
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For many years, Main Street was part of a major coast-to-coast, border-to-border highway. The importance of Main Street to the development of Mesa prompted the Mesa Historic Preservation Board and Mesa Preservation Foundation to create a way to...
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 Mesa Library accepting food for fines
04-13-2015 at 1:27:26 AM
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Bring in a non-perishable food item to one of the four branches of the Mesa Public Library and $1 of overdue fines will be waived. “It’s a great way for our patrons to clear off some of their fines and help the United Food bank at the same time,”...
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 Mesa volunteers recognized as part of National Volunteer Week
04-13-2015 at 8:35:17 AM
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The City of Mesa is fortunate to have thousands of volunteers who donate thousands of hours of service. Mesa recognized its volunteers at the April 6 City Council meeting as part of National Volunteer Week April 12-18. Three volunteers were presented...
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 Planned downtime for Online Services
04-10-2015 at 8:44:37 AM
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The City of Mesa will be performing required updates on the City's information technology infrastructure Sunday, April 12 from 10 p.m. to approximately 2:00 a.m. on Monday, April 13. During this period, some web-based services may be...
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 Book signing with author Alan Day
04-09-2015 at 1:01:29 AM
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Alan Day, long-time Arizona Rancher and brother of Sandra Day O’Connor, will speak about the joys and challenges of establishing a wild horse sanctuary as described in his book, “The Horse Lover: A Cowboy’s Quest to Save the Wild Mustangs”. The book...
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 Corporation for National and Community Service CEO Wendy Spencer and Mayor John Giles recognize National Service
04-07-2015 at 2:58:41 PM
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Mayor John Giles joined more than 2,600 mayors and elected officials across the country for the third annual Mayors Day of Recognition for National Service, a nationwide bipartisan effort that highlights the impact of national service in tackling...
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 Adventure challenge slated for this weekend
04-07-2015 at 8:22:00 AM
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There is still time to register for the Mesa Adventure Challenge " Bike Edition taking place this Sunday in Mesa. This event creatively combines cycling, clues and problem-solving, and some crazy adventure along the way. The Mesa Adventure...
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 City announces selection of new Police Chief
04-06-2015 at 2:12:00 PM
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The City of Mesa announced today that interim Police Chief John Meza has been selected as the new Police Chief. Meza, a former Assistant Chief, has been with the City of Mesa for more than 28 years. Meza was appointed Interim Police Chief Feb. 2...
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 Mesa residents encouraged to take advantage of Household Hazardous Waste Collection events
04-06-2015 at 11:58:00 AM
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Mesa residents looking for a way to get rid of old cans of paint, batteries, pesticides, electronics, tires and prescription drugs are invited to bring these and other household hazardous waste materials to City sponsored collection events. The...
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 Three Free Film Screenings This Spring
04-03-2015 at 2:31:00 PM
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The City of Mesa Office of Diversity, City of Mesa Human Relations Advisory Board, Mesa Public Libraries, Independent Television Service and Eight Arizona PBS present Community Cinema with three film screenings this spring. On April 9 is the...
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 Beer and Bones at AzMNH
04-02-2015 at 6:04:56 PM
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Arizona Museum of Natural History (AzMNH), 53 N. Macdonald in Mesa, is hosting "Beer and Bones!" Friday, April 24th from 6 p.m. to 10 p.m. This is a 21+ event featuring local craft beer tasting and savory fare from local venders. The evening's...
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 Hug a tree and give back during Celebrate Mesa
04-02-2015 at 3:27:00 PM
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Mesa’s free party in the park is focusing on giving back to the Earth with Earth Day related activities and events at Celebrate Mesa. The family-friendly event is held on Saturday, April 18 from noon to 4 p.m. at Pioneer Park, 526 E. Main...
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 Get a jump start on your small business at THINKspot
04-02-2015 at 3:21:00 PM
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THINKspot presents “Starting Your Business” the second and fourth Thursday of each month from 5:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. Guest speakers will give insights to develop and nurture your small business with industry topics. April 9 - Professional...
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 Fair Housing Month proclaimed in Mesa
04-01-2015 at 4:19:40 PM
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April is National Fair Housing Month and all agencies, institutions and individuals in Mesa are being encouraged to abide by the letter and spirit of the Fair Housing Act. Mayor John Giles has issued the Fair Housing Month proclamation for the City...
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 Last chance to register for the East Valley Mayors’ Prayer Breakfast
04-01-2015 at 12:11:43 PM
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Seats are filling up for the East Valley Mayors’ Prayer Breakfast on Tuesday, April 7 at the Hilton Phoenix/Mesa Hotel. The deadline to register is Monday, April 6 at 10 a.m. Attendees will have the chance to win a dinner and show package for eight...
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 East Valley Children’s Theatre presents “Chicken Little” at Mesa Library
03-30-2015 at 12:08:00 PM
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A live performance of the original spring play, “Chicken Little and the Three Wishes” will be performed by the East Valley Children’s Theatre’s Express Troupe at all four branches of the Mesa Library. • Saturday, April 4 - Main Library, 64 E....
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 Have Eggs-ceptional fun at the Seventh Annual Dino Egg Hunt
03-26-2015 at 4:10:55 PM
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Arizona Museum of Natural History, 53 N. Macdonald in Mesa, will once again host the very popular Dino Egg Hunt on Friday, April 3 from 5:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. The museum will have children’s craft activities and a dinosaur touch cart available, with fun...
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 District 5 will host next Building Strong Neighborhoods Initiative
03-26-2015 at 2:24:00 PM
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The next Building Strong Neighborhoods Initiative in the City of Mesa will be held in Council District 5. The focus of the initiative will be the Summit neighborhood, located from Thomas to Red Mountain Loop 202 and Arabella (east of Recker) to...
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 East Valley Mayors' Prayer Breakfast highlights public safety
03-25-2015 at 4:36:00 PM
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The East Valley Mayors’ Prayer Breakfast is an opportunity for business, government, faith and nonprofit leaders to come together to find new ways to support East Valley communities. The 4th annual breakfast is hosted by Mayor John Giles and will be...
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 Mayor John Giles accepts Mayors Challenge to End Veteran Homelessness
03-25-2015 at 1:56:00 AM
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Mayor John Giles announced that he has accepted the Mayors Challenge to End Veteran Homelessness and introduced Councilmember Chris Glover and Councilmember Kevin Thompson as co-chairs of the initiative. "I'm proud to join Mayors across the country...
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 Gas line repair at University & Mesa Dr; alternate route suggested
03-23-2015 at 5:42:31 PM
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Repairs are being made to a natural gas line break near the intersection of University and Mesa Drives. While crews are onsite making repairs, the curbside eastbound lane of University is closed, as well as both the inside north- and southbound...
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 Have fun and eat wings at Wingstock
03-23-2015 at 5:21:00 PM
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Where else can you chill out, have a beer, listen to music and eat a ton of wings! Only at “Wingstock: Where Music & Chicken meat” one of the premier festivals in the valley. Wingstock will be held on Saturday, April 4 from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. at...
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 Mariposa Park opens in southeast Mesa
03-21-2015 at 1:00:00 AM
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Mesa opened its newest park today in southeast Mesa. Mariposa Park located at 2351 S. Hawes Road, is a nine acre park with play pockets, fitness stations, a main playground area, a ramada and drinking fountain. “This piece of land use to be...
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 Fourth annual local authors book fair at Mesa Library
03-19-2015 at 4:03:00 PM
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Arizona authors take over the Red Mountain Library, 635 N. Power Rd. on Sat., March 28 at 1 p.m. in the Program Room. Discover your next great read and immerse yourself in every kind of literature: Mysteries, Science Fiction, Thrillers, Westerns, and...
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 Public comment period begins for proposed Five-Year Consolidated Plan and HUD Annual Action Plan
03-19-2015 at 3:22:30 PM
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A 30-day public comment period is underway for the City of Mesa’s proposed Fiscal Year 2015-2019 Five-Year Consolidated Plan and the proposed Fiscal Year 2015/2016 Annual Action Plan regarding funding from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban...
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 Statement from Mesa Mayor and City Council regarding shooting incident
03-18-2015 at 6:44:48 PM
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This morning, Mesa Police were alerted to an active shooter situation near Main St. and Alma School Rd. The operation was supported by our regional partners including DPS, Tempe, Gilbert and Scottsdale Police Departments among other agencies. In less...
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 Southern Avenue Streetscape Improvements, Phase Two Underway
03-17-2015 at 1:13:00 AM
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Haydon Building Corp. has been awarded the contract to construct the second phase of the Southern Avenue Streetscape Improvements project along Southern Avenue from west of Sycamore to the Tempe Canal. Picking up where phase one left off,...
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 Donate your gently used swim suit for a good cause
03-16-2015 at 3:12:25 PM
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About five to 10 people are turned away daily at Mesa pools because they don’t have proper swimming attire. “We started this campaign about six years ago when we noticed a lot of kids were coming to the pools with no swim suits,” Aquatics...
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 Special Devices Inc. breaks ground on $25M expansion of Mesa facility
03-16-2015 at 2:01:24 PM
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Special Devices Inc. (SDI), a manufacturer of initiators used in the production of airbag inflators, broke ground today on a 64,000 square foot expansion of its facilities in Mesa. SDI acquired 19.6 acres adjacent to its existing facility and will...
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 EPA "Fix a Leak Week" to encourage water efficiency
03-15-2015 at 1:14:00 PM
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As part of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's (EPA) Fix a Leak Week, the City of Mesa is asking its customers to check fixtures around the house for leaks that can waste hundreds of gallons of water per month. Fix a Leak Week, March 16-22,...
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 Fiesta Corporate Campus designed to bring hundreds of new jobs to former Macy's building at Fiesta Mall
03-15-2015 at 1:09:00 PM
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Plans have been announced to transform the former Macy’s building at Fiesta Mall into the Fiesta Corporate Campus, creating an of fice center with the potential to have as many as 1,300 employees working there. Verde Fiesta I, LLC, represented by...
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 Mayor John Giles hosts East Valley Mayors' Prayer Breakfast
03-15-2015 at 1:06:00 PM
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The East Valley Mayors’ Prayer Breakfast is an opportunity for business, government, faith and nonprofit leaders to come together to find new ways to support East Valley communities. The 5Th annual breakfast is hosted by Mayor John Giles and will be...
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 Free community forum about mental health and substance abuse
03-10-2015 at 2:30:00 PM
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The Mesa Human Relations Advisory Board is coordinating a three-part free community forum about mental health and substance abuse. The first event is Tuesday, March 24 at 6pm at Marc Community Resources, 924 N. Country Club Dr. Information and real life stories will be shared of recovery and resilience about people who have a mental illness and substance abuse who lead fully productive lives. For more, email Ruth Giese at ruth.giese@mesaaz.gov
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 Epic-Premier Insurance Solutions moves to larger facility in downtown Mesa
03-09-2015 at 1:15:00 PM
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Epic-Premier Insurance Solutions is relocating its Arizona office to the top floor of One MacDonald Center in downtown Mesa due to company growth. In the past two years, Epic-Premier has experienced a 48 percent expansion of staff across the company, including 17 new staff additions to the Mesa office. Epic-Premier has been a member of the Mesa business community since 1996.
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 Main Street and Sycamore Intersection CLOSED - March 13th through March 16th
03-09-2015 at 9:30:00 AM
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Main Street and Sycamore Intersection CLOSED - Friday, March 13th at 9 pm through Monday, March 16th at 6 am
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 J.A. Jance book tour at Mesa Library
03-05-2015 at 9:30:00 AM
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New York Times best-selling author J.A. Jance will be holding a book signing of her latest Ali Reyonlds mystery, "Cold Betrayal" on March 12 at 2 pm at the Red Mtn. Library, 635 N. Power Rd.
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 Mesa Students Take Part in the Bench the Bag Recycling Challenge
03-05-2015 at 8:00:00 AM
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Mesa elementary schools are participating in the Bench the Bag Plastic Bag Recycling Challenge during the month of March. Students will be collecting plastic grocery bags, bread bags, produce bags, shrink wrap and dry cleaner bags to see which school can recycle the most. The winning school will receive the 2015 City of Mesa Earth Day Award, a bench made from recycled plastic bags and other great prizes.
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 Dramatic retelling of Cinderella at Mesa Express Library
03-02-2015 at 8:30:00 AM
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East Valley Children's Theatre will be hold a live performance of Cinderella at Mesa Express Library on March 9 at 10:30 am. Free and open to the public. For more information visit MesaLibrary.org.
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 Arizona Museum of Natural History to host Pi Day
02-26-2015 at 1:30:00 PM
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Arizona Museum of Natural History will celebrate Einstein's birthday with Pi Day. The event is March 14, 2015 from 12:30pm to 4pm or on 3.1415 Day. Pi Day will feature fun interactive math games, crafts and pie. Admission is $12 for adults and $6 for children. Members are admitted free. For more, visit www.AzMNH.org
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 Pitch Hit and Run with Chicago Cubs
02-26-2015 at 8:45:00 AM
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Join the fun and learn how to Pitch, Hit and Run from MLB pro's! Pitch, Hit and Run is a free event held at Sloan Park on March 7 at 3 pm. Registration is online at: MLB.com/phr or visit MesaAZ.gov/youthsports.
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 REVISED DATES - Main Street Closed, Mesa Drive to Ashland
02-26-2015 at 8:00:00 AM
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REVISED DATES - Main Street will be closed at various times between Mesa Drive and Ashland due to light rail construction. Eastbound Main Street will be closed from Mesa Drive to Ashland Sat., Feb. 21 through Sun., March 1 while westbound Main Street from Ashland to Mesa Drive will be closed Sun., March 1 through Mon., March 9.
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 Autoline Industries acquires historic site for new manufacturing facility in Mesa
02-25-2015 at 5:15:00 PM
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Autoline Industries, a manufacturer and distributer of high-performance aftermarket automotive parts, has announced plans for a new 70,000 square foot manufacturing facility and corporate headquarters in the historic Sunkist building at Broadway Road and Country Club Drive. The company will invest $3.8 million in the project and will employ more than 80 people over the next 5 years. Construction is expected to start in April.
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 spark! Mesa?s Festival of Creativity
02-24-2015 at 1:15:00 AM
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spark! Mesa?s Festival of Creativity - The free spark! festival weaves the elements ? earth, water, fire and air ? into a celebration of the arts, innovation and boundless creativity through music, original performances, collaborative art and more. The event is March 18 and 19 from noon to 5 p.m. and March 20 and 21 from noon to 10 p.m. at Mesa Arts Center.
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 Celebrate Dr. Seuss' birthday at the Mesa Library
02-24-2015 at 9:30:00 AM
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Happy Birthday Dr. Seuss! Mesa Library is throwing a Seuss' birthday bash. Come out and celebrate it on March 2 at 3:30 pm at all Mesa Library branches.
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 VISTA volunteers needed to help veterans and strengthen neighborhoods
02-24-2015 at 7:45:00 AM
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Mesa is looking to hire two volunteers for the VISTA or Volunteers in Service to America program. One position is a Volunteer Programs Coordinator to work at strengthening neighborhoods. The other is a Veterans and Diversity Outreach Coordinator to help connect services and programs to veterans. Both VISTA positions require a one year commitment and provide a modest stipend. The deadline to apply is March 5. For more, visit www.mesanow.org
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 Road Closures for Phoenix-Mesa Marathon
02-22-2015 at 6:00:00 AM
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Several streets in Mesa will be closed starting at 4:00 a.m. on February 28 for the Phoenix-Mesa Marathon.
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 City and Oakland A's celebrate completion of Hohokam Stadium/Fitch Park renovations
02-20-2015 at 12:30:00 PM
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A ribbon cutting ceremony has been held to celebrate the completion of upgrades to the newly renovated Hohokam Stadium and extensive enhancements to the Fitch Park training facilities. The ceremony officially welcomes the return of the Oakland Athletics to Mesa for spring training and kicks off the 2015 Cactus League season. More details are available at www.mesanow.org
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 Help Make Downtown Mesa Your Downtown
02-19-2015 at 4:15:00 PM
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The City of Mesa is holding an open house for the Downtown Vision Committee Thursday, Feb. 26 from 5:30-7:30pm at the Benedictine University of Mesa Community Room, 225 E. Main St. Residents are invited to attend and contribute their ideas and suggestions for the long-term evolution of downtown.
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 Beyond the Phoenix lights workshop at Mesa Library
02-19-2015 at 1:00:00 PM
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Find out the story behind the Phoenix Lights. This workshop will be held on March 14 at 1 pm at the Main Library, 64 E. First St.
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 Is your child at the appropriate reading level?
02-19-2015 at 12:45:00 PM
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Check your child's reading level with a reading screening offered by the Mesa Public Library on Sat., Feb. 21 & Feb. 28 at 9 am at the Main Library, 64 E. First St.
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 Building America's Future announces Mesa Mayor John Giles' membership
02-18-2015 at 12:00:00 PM
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Mayor John Giles joins Building America's Future, a bipartisan coalition of current and former elected officials dedicated to encouraging U.S. investment in infrastructure. For more information go to www.BAFuture.org.
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 Watch the "North Town" documentary at Mesa Library
02-18-2015 at 1:00:00 AM
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North Town documentary screening will be held on Sat., Feb. 21 at 1 pm at the Main Library, 64 E. First St. Free and open to the public.
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 US 60 westbound lanes will be closed
02-17-2015 at 11:15:00 AM
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The westbound lanes of the US 60 will be closed near Ironwood Dr. on February 23.
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 Learn songwriting skills at THINKspot
02-17-2015 at 7:15:00 AM
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A songwriting workshop will be held at THINKspot on Sat., Feb. 21 at 1 pm. Registration is required. Visit MesaLibrary.org.
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 Falcon Field Airport Open House offers free family fun!
02-12-2015 at 6:30:00 PM
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Get a close look at unique aircraft, classic cars, model railroads and more 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday, March 7 when the City of Mesa?s Falcon Field Airport hosts its annual Open House.
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 Library book sale
02-12-2015 at 11:00:00 AM
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Mesa Main Library will be having a book sale Thurs., Feb. 19-Sat., Feb. 21.
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 City of Mesa to host document shredding event
02-12-2015 at 8:30:00 AM
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The City of Mesa will be hosting a Shred-A-Thon from 8 a.m.-noon on Saturday, Feb. 21st at the East Mesa Service Center, 6935 E. Decatur St. The event is open to Mesa residential customers only. For more information, visit www.mesarecycles.org or call (480) 644-2221.
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 A Day at the Diamond celebrates Oakland A's and new Hohokam Stadium
02-11-2015 at 1:15:00 PM
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A Day at the Diamond celebrates spring training baseball, the return of the Oakland A's to Mesa and the grand reopening of Hohokam Stadium. This free event is Saturday, Feb. 21 from 11am to 5pm at Hohokam Stadium, 1235 N. Center St. There will be numerous fun activities for the entire family including a kid's zone, live music, a sports card show and tours of the stadium. For more, visit www.mesaaz.gov
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 District 1 will host next Building Strong Neighborhoods Initiative
02-10-2015 at 1:15:00 AM
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The next Building Strong Neighborhoods Initiative in the City of Mesa will be held in Council District 1. The focus of the initiative will be the neighborhoods located from Brown Road to 6th Street and Mesa Drive to Horne.
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 Mesa Sister Cities selects students for summer exchange program
02-09-2015 at 8:45:00 AM
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Seven Mesa students have been selected to participate in the Mesa Sister Cites Youth Ambassador Exchange Program. The students represent Heritage Academy, Mountain View, Red Mountain and Westwood High Schools. Mesa?s Sister Cities include Burnaby, Canada; Caraz, Peru; Guaymas, Mexico; Kaiping, China and Upper Hut, New Zealand. For information contact Ana Cadillo at 480-435-2614 or acadillo@msn.com.
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 Mesa self-certification cuts up to two weeks off development process
02-06-2015 at 8:00:00 AM
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Mayor John Giles unveiled a Self-Certification Program at his State of the City Breakfast. The program allows approved engineers and architects to certify a project's compliance with codes and can cut up to two weeks off the development process. For more info go to mesaaz.gov/devsustain/SelfCertification.aspx.
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 Volunteers needed for count of homeless in Mesa
02-04-2015 at 2:15:00 PM
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Volunteers are needed to participate in the 2015 Point-In-Time Homeless Count Tues., Feb. 24 from 5:30am to noon. The count helps local governments and nonprofit organizations more effectively allocate resources to meet the needs of the homeless. A volunteer training session will be held Mon., Feb. 23 from 6pm to 7:30pm at Fire Station 201, 360 E. 1st St. To register, visit www.azmag.gov
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 Councilmember David Luna hosts Heart Your Health Fitness and Wellness Expo
02-03-2015 at 11:30:00 AM
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District 5 Councilmember David Luna will be hosting a Heart Your Health fitness and wellness expo at the Red Mountain Multigenerational Center, located at 7550 E. Adobe, on Saturday, Feb. 14. The free event will run from 8 a.m. to noon and will feature free fitness classes, an informational expo and a free breakfast.
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 City announces selection for interim Police Chief
02-02-2015 at 3:45:00 PM
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The City of Mesa has announced that Assistant Chief John Meza has been selected as the interim Police Chief. He replaces outgoing Chief Frank Milstead, who was selected by Governor Ducey as the new Director of Public Safety. Meza, hired in 1986, has served as an Assistant Chief for 7 years and served 3 years as a police commander.
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 Governor Doug Ducey Announces Major Apple Expansion in Arizona
02-02-2015 at 2:15:00 PM
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Governor Doug Ducey today announced that Apple will be expanding in Arizona, with a $2 billion investment in Mesa on a command center for the company's global networks.
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 Councilmember Kevin Thompson named to Public Gas Policy Council
02-02-2015 at 11:30:00 AM
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District 6 Councilmember Kevin Thompson has been named to the American Public Gas Association's (APGA) Public Gas Policy Council. This is Councilmember Thompson's first national committee appointment since taking office in January.
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 Sold out State of the City Breakfast to broadcast live on mesa11.com
01-29-2015 at 3:15:00 PM
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Mayor John Giles' first State of the City Breakfast, hosted by the Mesa Chamber of Commerce, is sold out. If you missed out on purchasing tickets, tune in to Mesa Channel 11 or www.mesa11.com/stateofthecity where it will be broadcast live on Tuesday, Feb. 3 at 8 a.m.
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 Mesa residents encouraged to take advantage of Household Hazardous Waste Collection events
01-29-2015 at 11:15:00 AM
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Mesa residents seeking to dispose of their household hazardous waste can bring it to the next collection event on Saturday, February 7th. The event will run from 8 a.m.-noon at the East Mesa Service Center, 6935 E. Decatur St. For more information, visit mesarecycles.org or call City of Mesa Customer Service at (480) 644-2221.
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 Literary speed dating at Dobson Ranch Library
01-29-2015 at 1:00:00 AM
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Check out a new way of meeting people through Literary speed dating at Dobson Ranch Library. Young adults ages 20's-30's registration is required. Visit MesaLibrary.org
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 Mesa museum to host I Love Science Day
01-29-2015 at 8:30:00 AM
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Arizona Museum of Natural History will host I Love Science Day Sat., Feb. 14 from 1pm to 3pm. Observe ongoing scientific experiments and participate in science based activities and crafts. Admission is $12 for adults and $6 for children. Members are admitted free. For more, visit www.AzMNH.org
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 City statement regarding appointment of Mesa Police Chief Frank Milstead as new DPS Director
01-27-2015 at 2:30:00 PM
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The City of Mesa congratulates Mesa Police Chief Frank Milstead on his appointment as the Director of the Arizona Department of Public Safety. We applaud Governor Ducey's selection of Chief Milstead for this important state-wide public safety leadership responsibility. This appointment recognizes that the City of Mesa continues to serve as a leader in public safety services both at the state and national levels.
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 Mayor John Giles' Media Briefing
01-27-2015 at 11:15:00 AM
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Mayor John Giles' media briefing covered several topics including his first State of the City Breakfast on Feb. 3, his recent trip to Washington, D.C. for the US Conference of Mayors annual winter meeting and the NextMesa Art Contest for Mesa high school students. More details are available at www.mesanow.org.
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 Operate a ham radio at THINKspot
01-27-2015 at 11:00:00 AM
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Learn how to operate a ham radio at THINKspot, 635 N. Power Rd. For a list of dates and times visit MesaLibrary.org.
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 MLB's Pitch, Hit & Run
01-27-2015 at 9:15:00 AM
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Chicago Cubs and City of Mesa Youth Sports Present: MLB?s Pitch, Hit & Run Saturday, March 7 @ Cubs Park 2:30-3:00pm Onsite registration and check in 3:00pm Event starts Boys and Girls, Ages 7-14 Participation is FREE!
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 Mesa Police Citizen Academy Begins on February 18
01-27-2015 at 9:15:00 AM
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 Save the date - A Day at the Diamond at Hohokam Stadium
01-26-2015 at 1:45:00 AM
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A Day at the Diamond will be held Sat., Feb. 21 from 11am to 5pm to celebrate the grand reopening of Hohokam Stadium and the return of the Oakland A's to Mesa. The City of Mesa's free celebration gives you the opportunity to tour Hohokam Stadium and watch A's pitchers and catchers participate in their first official spring training workout at noon. The event includes a sports card show, live music, beer garden, food and a kid's zone with inflatables and games.
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 Save the date - A Day at the Diamond at Hohokam Stadium
01-23-2015 at 9:45:00 AM
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Help celebrate the Oakland A's return to Mesa and the grand reopening of the new Hohokam Stadium with A Day at the Diamond Sat., Feb. 21 from 11am to 5pm. The free celebration lets you tour the newly renovated stadium and watch A's pitchers and catchers participate in their first official spring training workout at noon. The event includes a sports card show, live music, beer garden, food and a kid's zone.
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 Mesa Drive and Main Street Intersection Closed, February 6th through February 9th
01-22-2015 at 1:45:00 PM
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Mesa Drive and Main Street Intersection Closed, February 6th through February 9th
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 Councilmember Chris Glover re-appointed to NLC committee
01-22-2015 at 1:15:00 PM
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District 4 Councilmember Chris Glover has been re-appointed to the National League of Cities' (NLC) Finance, Administration and Intergovernmental Relations (FAIR) Steering Committee for 2015, his fourth term on the committee.
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 Councilmember Dave Richins re-appointed to NLC committee
01-22-2015 at 1:45:00 AM
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District 1 Councilmember Dave Richins has been re-appointed to the National League of Cities' (NLC) Community and Economic Development (CED) Steering Committee for 2015, his fifth term on the committee.
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 City welcomes new employer to downtown Mesa
01-22-2015 at 8:45:00 AM
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The City announces the Arizona Department of Child Safety will open an office at 1 Macdonald Drive. The department will occupy more than 27,000 square feet and employ nearly 140 professionals.
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 Councilmember David Luna re-appointed to NLC committee
01-21-2015 at 2:00:00 PM
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District 5 Councilmember David Luna has been re-appointed to the National League of Cities' (NLC) Information Technology & Communications (ITC) Steering Committee for 2015. It will be his second term on the committee.
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 Vice Mayor Dennis Kavanaugh appointed to NLC committee
01-21-2015 at 1:45:00 PM
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Vice Mayor Dennis Kavanaugh, who represents Mesa's District 3, has been appointed to the National League of Cities' (NLC) Information Technology & Communications (ITC) Steering Committee for 2015.
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 Councilmember Alex Finter appointed to NLC committee
01-21-2015 at 12:30:00 PM
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District 2 Councilmember Alex Finter has been appointed to the National League of Cities' (NLC) Public Safety & Crime Prevention (PSCP) Steering Committee for 2015.
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 Mesa encourages you to participate in Unity Walk
01-20-2015 at 1:15:00 PM
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Mesa encourages you to participate in the Regional Unity Walk and Festival Sat., Jan. 31 from 10am to noon. Mesa residents should arrive by 10am at the Tempe Town Lake Amphitheatre. The one mile walk to Tempe Beach Park begins at 10:30. The Unity Walk celebrates cultural diversity and community. For more information contact Ruth Giese at ruth.giese@mesaaz.gov
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 Free Self Defense Classes for Women Scheduled for 2015!
01-20-2015 at 12:00:00 PM
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 Pajama story time at Dobson Ranch Library
01-20-2015 at 9:30:00 AM
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Join us for a special story time in your PJ's! Every Tuesday at 6:30-7pm at the Dobson Ranch Library, 2425 S. Dobson Rd. Geared to 3-5 year olds. Free and open to the public.
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 Life Coach at Mesa Library
01-20-2015 at 9:15:00 AM
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Reduce stress and add more positivity in your life. Life Coach Joan Marlow will be holding two workshops on Jan. 24 and again on Jan. 31 from 10-noon. Locations and times are listed online at MesaLibrary.org
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 Mesa receives 20 new trees from the NFL, Verizon and Super Bowl Host Committee
01-17-2015 at 1:45:00 AM
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Twenty new trees were planted at Emerald Park in partnership with the Arizona Super Bowl Committee, Verizon and the NFL.
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 Downtown DIY at Mesa Library
01-16-2015 at 8:00:00 AM
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Get free tips and techniques during the Downtown DIY workshops held on the fourth Thursday of every month. Starts Jan. 22 at 6:30 pm at the Main Library, 64 E. First St. No registration is necessary.
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 Have breakfast with historic warbirds!
01-15-2015 at 2:00:00 PM
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 Native American History and book discussion
01-15-2015 at 11:00:00 AM
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Author of "The Ancient Ones: Southwest Travels," Lori Hines will hold a book discussion on Sat., Jan. 24 at 1 pm at the Red Mountain Library. Registration is required. Visit MesaLibrary.org
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 15th Annual Historic Home Tour in Mesa
01-14-2015 at 4:15:00 PM
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The 15th Annual Historic Home Tour in Mesa is Sat., Jan. 24 from 10am to 4pm. The tour will showcase homes in the W. 2nd St., Robson and Evergreen historic districts. It will include special stops at Sirrine House, Fitch Farm House, Antique Wedding House, Queen of Peace Church, Inside the Bungalow and the Mesa Historical Museum on Main Street. For more information and to purchase tickets, visit www.mesamuseum.org
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 Mark-Taylor Development breaks ground on new rental community in District 3
01-14-2015 at 1:45:00 PM
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Mark-Taylor Development has broken ground on a new, market-rate apartment community located at 2318 S. Country Club Drive. This will be the first new apartment development in the area in over a decade. The project officially broke ground on Dec. 28 and is expected to be opened to the public in November of 2015.
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 Workshops on starting your own business at THINKspot
01-14-2015 at 12:15:00 PM
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Start your own business with free workshops held at THINKspot. Workshops are held on the second and fourth Thursday of each month. Visit MesaTHINKspot.org for more information.
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 Planned Downtime for Web Services (Wed. 1/14 @ 10:00p.m. to Thurs. 1/15 @ 4:00a.m.)
01-13-2015 at 3:00:00 PM
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 Mesa honors the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.
01-12-2015 at 4:00:00 PM
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Mesa will celebrate the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. with several events. The MLK Community Gala Sat., Jan. 17 features Grammy nominated jazz artist Jonathan Butler. The MLK Parade is Mon., Jan. 19 at 11am along Center Street in downtown Mesa. The MLK Festival is from noon to 4pm at the Mesa Arts Center. For more, visit www.mesamlk.org
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 Housing Rehabilitation Program offers assistance to eligible residents impacted by storm
01-08-2015 at 4:45:00 PM
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The City of Mesa Housing Rehabilitation Program will give priority to eligible homeowners affected by the Sept. 8, 2014 storm. The program offers a number of repairs including new flooring and baseboards, depending on individual property damage. For more information, call 480-644-3208.
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 Getting started on publishing your book at THINKspot
01-08-2015 at 4:15:00 PM
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Learn the ins and outs of publishing a book at THINKspot on Sat., Jan. 17 at 1 pm. Registration is required. Visit MesaLibrary.org to register.
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 Mayor John Giles' first State of the City Breakfast
01-08-2015 at 9:00:00 AM
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Mayor John Giles' first State of the City Breakfast, hosted by the Mesa Chamber of Commerce, will be held on Tuesday, Feb. 3 at 7:30 a.m. at the Mesa Convention Center. Tickets can be purchased online at www.mesachamber.org. The full program will run on Mesa Channel 11 and be available to watch online at www.mesa11.com.
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 Clyde on Code classes scheduled to offer education about City codes and requirements
01-07-2015 at 4:30:00 PM
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The Development and Sustainability Department is offering a series of free monthly classes for residents and contractors regarding City codes and requirements. The classes will be based on various sections of the building codes and will also focus on the permitting process. For a schedule of classes, visit www.mesanow.org
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 Digital Services Overview: More than just books!
01-07-2015 at 1:00:00 PM
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The Library is more than just books! Come down to the Main Library on Wed., Jan. 14 to learn about all the digital services the Library offers. The workshop starts at 6 pm and is free!
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 Mayor John Giles introduces One Mesa community pledge
01-06-2015 at 8:30:00 AM
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Mesa is a city with a rich and diverse population that is vibrant, interesting and economically robust. Mayor John Giles and the City Council believe that recognizing and respecting our differences creates a strong and successful community. Groups, businesses and individuals are invited to sign the pledge at www.onemesapledge.org.
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 Welcome to India: A Westerner's Spiritual Journey
01-05-2015 at 3:30:00 PM
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A book signing with author Victoria Kjos will be held at the Red Mountain Library on Sat., Jan. 10 at 3:30 pm. Kjos is the author of "Welcome to India: A Westerner's Spiritual Journey."
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 Citrus collection to benefit United Food Bank
01-05-2015 at 2:30:00 PM
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City of Mesa Neighborhood Outreach, in partnership with United Food Bank, has scheduled 3 Saturdays for residents to drop off extra citrus. The lemons, grapefruit and oranges will be accepted from 9am to noon Sat. Jan. 17 at Dobson High School, Sat. Jan. 31 at Mountain View Park and Sat. Feb. 14 at Gene Autry Park.
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 City Council Swearing-in Celebration to be held January 13
01-05-2015 at 1:15:00 PM
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On Tuesday, Jan. 13, community leaders and residents are invited to attend a program, ceremony and reception held at the Mesa Arts Center's (MAC) Virginia G. Piper Theater at 6 p.m. Vice Mayor Chris Glover, Councilmember David Luna and Councilmember-Elect Kevin Thompson will be sworn in as City Councilmembers following their elections in August.
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 Meditation sessions at Mesa Library
01-03-2015 at 1:00:00 AM
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Meditation workshops will be held at the Red Mountain Library for 6 weeks starting on Jan. 6 at 5:30 pm. Registration is required. Visit MesaLibrary.org and click on Events to sign up.
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 Able Engineering plans major expansion in Mesa
12-30-2014 at 1:45:00 PM
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Able Engineering Services is proposing a 50,000 square foot expansion of its facility at Phoenix-Mesa Gateway Airport to accommodate overall business growth. The company anticipates needing to hire an additional 100 employees in 2015 to meet its growth demands. The expansion would make Able the largest private employer in the Gateway area.
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 Traffic restrictions on Stapley Drive due to water main break
12-30-2014 at 6:45:00 AM
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 Toddler time at Dobson Ranch Library
12-29-2014 at 9:30:00 AM
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Toddler time is held every Thursday at 10:30 am at Dobson Ranch Library. Join in on the fun for children ages 2-3.
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 Mesa residents encouraged to "Treecycle"
12-26-2014 at 1:00:00 AM
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Christmas tree recycling drop-off sites will be open December 26th through January 18th. To find the nearest location, visit mesarecycles.org or call City of Mesa Customer Service at (480) 644-2221.
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 Movie and Museum for Holiday Fun
12-22-2014 at 4:30:00 PM
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Double your holiday fun. Take your family to see Night at the Museum and then visit the Arizona Museum of Natural History. Bring your movie ticket stub to the museum to receive a $2 discount off any full priced regular admission through Jan. 31.
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 DriveTime and GO Financial announce major expansion in Mesa
12-18-2014 at 4:15:00 PM
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DriveTime and GO Financial will expand their Mesa operations at 7300 E. Hampton Ave. in the Superstition Springs area. The affiliated companies will lease 2 neighboring buildings and hire as many as 700 new employees in the next 3 years.
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 Mesa Fire and Medical Department receives grant from State Farm for teen driving education program
12-17-2014 at 7:00:00 AM
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State Farm Insurance has presented a $5,000 grant to the Mesa Fire and Medical Department's teen driving education program. Funds will be used to purchase an interactive desktop driving simulator to provide current and future teen drivers the opportunity to experience and practice various driving skills. The department began offering the teen driver safety program in cooperation with Mesa Public Schools in 1998.
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 City of Mesa holds Fiesta District lighting ceremony
12-16-2014 at 6:00:00 PM
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District 3 Councilmember Dennis Kavanaugh and the City of Mesa held a lighting ceremony showcasing the new streetscape improvements in the Fiesta District. The new Fiesta District entrance monuments were lit up at the intersection of Southern Avenue and Alma School Road during a ceremony this evening.
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 FUJIFILM makes investment to expand facility in Mesa
12-16-2014 at 1:30:00 AM
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FUJIFILM has begun construction to expand its current facility in southeast Mesa. The project is expected to add jobs and will be completed early next year. The company purifies, blends and packages chemicals for the semiconductor industry.
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 Shadow puppetry at Mesa Library
12-15-2014 at 11:15:00 AM
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Mesa Library is hosting a "Shadow Puppet" workshop on Dec. 22 at 1 pm. Kids 7-10 yrs. old can learn how to make puppets. For more info. visit MesaLibrary.org or call (480) 644-3100.
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 VISTA volunteers needed to help veterans and strengthen neighborhoods
12-11-2014 at 2:30:00 PM
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The City is partnering with Mesa United Way to hire two VISTA-Volunteers in Service to America- positions in the Diversity and Neighborhood Outreach Office. One is aimed at strengthening neighborhoods while the other will help to connect services and programs to veterans. The deadline to apply is Dec. 23. For details, visit www.mesanow.org
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 Mesa Arts Festival
12-11-2014 at 1:15:00 AM
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Mesa Arts Center's campus will turn into a virtual winter wonderland on December 13 and 14, 2014 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. for the Mesa Arts Festival.
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 Planned Downtime for Web Services Late Tonight Through Early Thursday AM
12-10-2014 at 4:30:00 PM
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 Start of the New Year with race benefiting Arizona Disabled Sports
12-10-2014 at 2:15:00 PM
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The 6th annual Run, Walk, Roll 5k/10k event is on Jan. 10 at Riverview Park. Sign up today at www.runwalkrollaz.com and show your support to Arizona Disabled Sports!
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 Mesa's ABC program in need of donations
12-10-2014 at 1:45:00 PM
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Mesa's ABC - A Better Community program needs donations for the holiday season and into the new year. Donating before the end of the year allows you to take a charitable contribution donation on your 2014 federal tax return. ABC provides emergency food boxes, home delivered meals for seniors, shelter services to families and several other services. For more information, visit www.mesanow.org
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 Out to Lunch Concert at the MAC on Thursday, Dec. 11
12-10-2014 at 9:30:00 AM
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FREE afternoon concerts in the Wells Fargo Garden performance area on the Shadow Walk at the Mesa Arts Center. Concerts begin at 12:30 p.m.
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 Jane Austen birthday celebration at Mesa Library
12-08-2014 at 1:00:00 AM
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Celebrate Jane Austen's birthday with the Mesa Library on Dec. 15. Visit MesaLibrary.org for a list of times and schedules.
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 Date scheduled for Educator Workshop at Mesa Museum
12-04-2014 at 4:45:00 PM
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Arizona Museum of Natural History is hosting an Educator Workshop Sat., Jan. 31 from 8:30am to 4pm. To kickoff the Arizona SciTech 2015 Festival, the museum is providing middle and high school educators the opportunity to learn more about citizen science initiatives at the national level. The workshop is $24 for 7 continuing education credit hours, supplies and lunch. Pre-registration is required at AzMNH.info@mesaaz.gov
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 Planned downtime for Web applications on Sunday, Dec. 7
12-04-2014 at 2:00:00 PM
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The City of Mesa will be performing updates to e-Commerce and Web supporting infrastructure on Sunday, Dec. 7, from 10 p.m. through approximately 2 a.m. During this time some web-based City service may be unavailable.
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 Tickets almost sold out for Breakfast with Santa
12-04-2014 at 8:15:00 AM
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Tickets almost sold out for Breakfast with Santa event on Sat., Dec. 13. Buy now online at MesaAmp.com $7 for adults and children over 1.
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 District 2 will host next Building Strong Neighborhoods Initiative
12-02-2014 at 11:30:00 AM
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The next Building Strong Neighborhoods Initiative in the City of Mesa will be held in Council District 2. The Countryside Estates neighborhood will be the focus of the initiative. The neighborhood is located between Pueblo Ave and Southern, 32nd Street to Val Vista Drive.
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 Mesa residents encouraged to take advantage of Household Hazardous Waste Collection events
12-02-2014 at 9:30:00 AM
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The City of Mesa will be hosting a Household Hazardous Waste Collection Event from 8 a.m.-noon on Saturday, Dec. 6 at the Center Street Facility, 2412 N. Center St. For more information, visit mesarecycles.org or call City of Mesa Customer Service at (480) 644-2221.
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 City pilots Textile Recycling Program at recycling drop-off sites
12-01-2014 at 4:30:00 PM
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The City of Mesa recently launched a Textile Recycling Pilot Program to help recycle textile materials that have reached their end of life cycle. Specially marked clothing and shoe recycling station containers have been placed at all three City of Mesa drop-off recycling centers. For more information, visit mesarecycles.org.
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 Read down your fines at Mesa Library
12-01-2014 at 1:00:00 AM
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Read down your fines this Dec at Mesa Library. Children 18 and younger can reduce their fines this month by reading for 20 minutes. Log your minutes online at MesaLibrary.org or by picking up a form at any Library branch. All logs must be turned in by Dec. 31.
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 How the Grinch stole Christmas pajama storytime
11-26-2014 at 1:45:00 AM
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Put on your PJ's and come down to the Dobson Ranch Library for a very special storytime "How the Grinch Stole Christmas" on Dec. 2 at 6:30 pm. Crafts, coco and a special "Who-ville" treat will be provided. The event is free and open to all ages.
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 Holiday Craftology at Mesa Main Library
11-25-2014 at 3:15:00 PM
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Teens and adults are invited to a holiday crafting workshop held at the Mesa Main Library on Dec. 2 at 6:30 pm. Supplies will be available to make bookmarks and bracelets. No registration is necessary. For more information visit MesaLibrary.org.
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 Councilmember Luna named to Board of Directors of NLC Hispanic Elected Local Officials constituency group
11-24-2014 at 4:45:00 PM
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District 5 Councilmember David Luna was elected to the National League of Cities' (NLC) Hispanic Elected Local Officials (HELO) constituency group during the annual NLC Congress of Cities and Exposition conference held in Austin, Texas last week.
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 Tickets go on sale Black Friday for Historic Home Tour
11-24-2014 at 1:45:00 PM
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Tickets will go on sale Black Friday, Nov. 28, for the 15th Annual Historic Home Tour in Mesa. This year's tour will be Sat., Jan. 24 from 10am to 4pm and will showcase homes in the Evergreen, West 2nd Street and Robson historic districts. Tickets are $20 and are available online at www.mesamuseum.org
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 Mesa volunteers Make a Difference with impressive results
11-20-2014 at 1:00:00 PM
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More than 1,600 Mesa volunteers participated in Make a Difference Day Oct. 25. Residents, businesses, church groups and City of Mesa employees were involved in 57 service projects such as alley cleanups, painting of walls and curb numbers, sign sweeps and park cleanups. Mesa always needs volunteers. To help, visit www.mesaaz.gov/volunteer
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 Design team selected for City Center
11-19-2014 at 3:30:00 PM
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Mesa City Council has approved a staff recommendation to select Colwell Shelor - West 8 - Weddle Gilmore to lead the design process to transform 18 acres surrounding Mesa's City Plaza building into a proposed City Center or urban plaza. More details and renderings are available at www.mesanow.org
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 Planned Downtime for Web Applications on Thursday Morning
11-19-2014 at 6:00:00 AM
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The City of Mesa will be performing required updates to e-Commerce and Web supporting infrastructure Thursday, Nov. 20, from 12 a.m. through approximately 5 a.m. During this time some web-based City service may be unavailable.
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 Tickets on sale for Breakfast with Santa event
11-15-2014 at 11:15:00 AM
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Tickets for "Breakfast with Santa" are now on sale. $7 for adults and kids over 1. Buy online at MesaAmp.com or visit the Box Office at 263 N. Center St. "Breakfast with Santa" will be held a the Mesa Convention Center on Dec. 13.
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 First bike trails park opens in Mesa
11-13-2014 at 4:45:00 PM
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Grand opening of the newest bike trails park, Desert Trails Park, 2955 N. Recker Rd is on Sat., Nov. 15 at 11 a.m.
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 City and partners evaluating stormwater harvesting at Mesa Urban Garden
11-13-2014 at 11:15:00 AM
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Volunteers recently installed landscaping in front of Mesa Urban Garden as part of a study of stormwater harvesting. The efforts are part of an effort by the City and partnering agencies to demonstrate how specially designed landscaping, including curb cuts, help capture and beneficially reuse stormwater runoff from the street and sidewalk.
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 Councilmember Somers to moderate panel at National League of Cities conference
11-13-2014 at 1:30:00 AM
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While attending the annual National League of Cities (NLC) Congress of Cities and Exposition in Austin, Texas this month, District 6 Councilmember Scott Somers will also be moderating a workshop entitled "Leveraging Public Safety Technology to Make Cities Safer".
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 Kaplan test strategies 101 at Dobson Ranch Library
11-13-2014 at 9:00:00 AM
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Learn what your SAT or ACT scores mean and how to improve your testing skills with this free Kaplan Test Strategies seminar at Dobson Ranch Library on Nov. 22 at 1 pm. Registration is required. Visit MesaLibrary.org or call (480) 644-3100.
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 Learn ways to save energy with SRP at Mesa Library
11-12-2014 at 9:30:00 AM
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SRP will be holding a workshop on shade trees at the Red Mountain Library, 635 N. Power Rd on Nov. 22. To view the list of times and to register visit MesaLibrary.org.
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 Water changes due to treatment plant maintenance
11-10-2014 at 3:00:00 PM
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Routine maintenance at a water treatment plant may have some Mesa water customers seeing cloudy water.
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 Spend the "Night at the Museum" and star in a movie of your own!
11-10-2014 at 2:15:00 PM
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With the upcoming release of Night at the Museum: Secret of the Tomb, Arizona Museum of Natural History is hosting Overnight at the Museum Dec. 5. Kids can dress up as their favorite Night at the Museum character and help the museum film movie scenes for their YOUTUBE version. The cost is $35 per person. To register, call 480-644-3553.
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 Affordable Care Act workshops at Mesa Library
11-10-2014 at 9:00:00 AM
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Open enrollment for the Affordable Care Act (ACA) is coming soon. Mesa Library is offering a series of workshops to help you better understand the process. Visit MesaLibrary.org to view the schedule.
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 Take an SAT/ACT practice test at Dobson Library
11-10-2014 at 8:45:00 AM
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Dobson Ranch Library is hosting a Kaplan ACT/SAT practice session on Nov. 15 at 9 am. Registration is required. MesaLibrary.org
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 Learn more about Medicare and Social Security at Mesa Library
11-07-2014 at 2:00:00 PM
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Medicare and Social Security workshop will be held at the Red Mountain Library on Nov. 15 from 10 am to 12 pm. No registration. Open to the public. For more info call (480) 644-3100
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 2015 Historical Fiction Writing Contest for Mesa students
11-07-2014 at 8:45:00 AM
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The Mesa Historic Preservation Board is sponsoring a Historical Fiction Writing Contest for all 4th, 5th and 6th grade students living in the City of Mesa. The essay must be a fictional story with real and imaginary characters on the life and times of the Hohokam Indian Culture or Mesa Grande Park. The contest is open until Feb. 12. For more, visit www.mesanow.org
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 Planned Downtime for Online Payment Services on Sunday, November 9
11-06-2014 at 5:15:00 PM
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 Race to benefit Arizona Disabled Sports
11-06-2014 at 9:15:00 AM
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Register today for the 6th annual Run Walk & Roll 5k/10k on Jan. 10 at Cubs Park and Riverview Park. Proceeds benefit Arizona Disabled Sports. www.RunWalkRollAZ.com
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 Free Out to Lunch Concerts at Mesa Arts Center Kickoff Today
11-06-2014 at 8:45:00 AM
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Attend the FREE Thursday afternoon concerts in the Wells Fargo Garden performance area on the Shadow Walk at the Mesa Arts Center. Concerts are from 12:30 - 1:30 p.m.
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 Election campaign sign recycling program available to Mesa residents
11-06-2014 at 6:45:00 AM
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Plastic "coroplast" signs are not accepted in Mesa's blue recycle barrel. A drop-off site has been set up to allow Mesa residents to recycle these signs. Residents may stop by the Center Street Facility, 2412 N. Center St., Monday-Thursday 7 a.m.-3:30 p.m. Residents are asked to remove all wooden and metal stakes before placing the signs in the specially marked container which is located near the front entrance gate. For more information, visit mesarecycles.org or call City of
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 Mesa Library presents bicycle commuting workshop
11-05-2014 at 1:15:00 PM
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The City of Mesa is hosting a bicycle commuting workshop at the Mesa Express Library, 2055 S. Power Rd., Suite 1031 on Nov. 13 at 5:20 pm. Registration is required.
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 Mesa offering solar incentive
11-05-2014 at 7:30:00 AM
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The City of Mesa Energy Resources Department has announced a new solar pilot program for residents and business property owners in the City's electric service area.
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 Cooking oil recycling offered
11-05-2014 at 7:15:00 AM
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The City of Mesa Water Resources Department, together with the Mesa Fire and Medial Department and REV Biodiesel, has four cooking oil recycling locations that are available year-round.
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 East Valley Veterans Parade to be held Saturday, Nov. 8 in Mesa
11-04-2014 at 5:00:00 PM
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The annual East Valley Veterans Parade is Saturday, Nov. 8 at 11am along Center Street in downtown Mesa. The parade will have more than 100 entries. The grand marshal is Retired Army Colonel Bruce Crandall who received the Medal of Honor, the nation's highest military honor, in 2007 for his heroic actions as a helicopter pilot during the Vietnam War. For more information, visit www.EastValleyVeteransParade.com
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 Red Mountain Multigenerational Center hosts Water-Use It Wisely Display
11-04-2014 at 1:45:00 PM
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A 16-foot tall, 136-gallon water jug pyramid is on display in the lobby of the Red Mountain Multigenerational Center until Nov. 30. The pyramid represents how much water one person consumes per day in their home. It is part of the Water-Use It Wisely campaign, started by Mesa in 1999 to promote water conservation.
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 The Business Academy at LAUNCHPOINT to hold Open House to introduce eight companies selected to participate in entrepreneurship training program
11-04-2014 at 1:15:00 PM
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The City of Mesa will hold an open house to introduce 8 companies selected to participate in The Business Academy at LAUNCHPOINT free entrepreneurship training program. The open house will be held Wednesday, Nov. 5 at 5pm at LAUNCHPOINT, 6113 S. Kent St. For more details, visit www.mesanow.org
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 Sacred Earth film at Mesa Library
11-04-2014 at 1:45:00 AM
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Free viewing of "Sacred Earth" film about the beauty of the SW desert on Sat., Nov. 8 at 2 pm at the Main Library, 64 E. First St. A Skype interview w/ Director, Jan Nickman will immediate follow the screening. Free for all to attend.
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 Lane restrictions at Broadway and Stapley due to water line issue
11-03-2014 at 3:30:00 PM
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Both westbound lanes on Broadway and Stapley will be closed this evening as City crews make repairs on a water line issue. Westbound traffic on Broadway will be shifted into the two-way left turn lane through the intersection at Stapley. Left turns will be prohibited from Broadway to Stapley. It is unclear when the repairs will be completed.
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 Vice Mayor Glover introduces Mesa's 250/250 Challenge
11-03-2014 at 1:30:00 PM
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Vice Mayor Chris Glover is sponsoring Mesa's 250/250 Challenge, a contest that will award mini-grants to local teens who want to improve Mesa. Mesa teens who are in sixth grade through 12th grade can submit a 250 word essay that explains how they could use $250 to make Mesa a better place. The contest will run from Nov. 10 until Dec. 22.
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 Party like a Princess at Mesa Library
11-03-2014 at 1:45:00 AM
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Party like at Princess at Dobson Ranch Library, 2425 S. Dobson Rd. on Nov. 8 at 10 am. Free and open to the public.
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 City of Mesa supports America Recycles Day by hosting recycle and reuse event
11-03-2014 at 1:00:00 AM
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In honor of America Recycles Day, the City of Mesa will be hosting a Shred-A-Thon, Goodwill donation collection drive, and appliance and electronics recycling event on Saturday, November 15th. The free event is open to Mesa residents and will be held from 8 a.m.-noon at the Center Street Facility, 2412 N. Center St. For more information, visit mesarecycles.org or call City of Mesa Customer Service at (480) 644-2221.
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 Notice of SRP Canal Dry-up
11-03-2014 at 8:30:00 AM
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November through December canals in Mesa will be affected by the SRP Canal Dry-up program.
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 Take a picture of your favorite book for Picture Book Month
10-30-2014 at 8:30:00 AM
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Submit your favorite picture book to the Mesa Library for Picture Book Month and get featured on the Library's Facebook page. Email your photos to Shannon.Lyon@mesaaz.gov
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 Councilmember Dennis Kavanaugh hosts Sixth Annual Holiday Toy Drive and Pancake Breakfast
10-30-2014 at 8:30:00 AM
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District 3 Councilmember Dennis Kavanaugh will hold his sixth annual holiday toy drive benefitting Cardon Children's Medical Center beginning on Monday, Nov. 3. Toys can be donated at several locations throughout Mesa and can also be brought to Councilmember Kavanaugh's free holiday pancake breakfast on Saturday, Dec. 6 from 8 a.m. to 10 a.m. at Mesa Fire Station 207, located at 2505 S. Dobson Road.
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 Public meeting regarding update to Mesa Sign Ordinance
10-27-2014 at 1:00:00 AM
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There will be a public meeting on Thursday, Oct. 30 to discuss possible options to update the Mesa Sign Ordinance. The meeting will be held at 5 p.m. in the Saguaro Room of the Main Library, 64 E. 1st St.
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 "Clyde on Code" classes designed to educate about City Codes and requirements
10-27-2014 at 9:45:00 AM
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The first class will be held Saturday, Nov. 1 at 9 a.m. at The Home Depot, 1740 S. Country Club Drive. The topic of the first class will be "Top 10 Code Violations and New Construction."
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 Mesa volunteers getting ready to Make a Difference
10-24-2014 at 11:15:00 AM
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Approximately 1,600 volunteers will be participating in more than 50 service projects across the City of Mesa Sat., Oct. 25 as part of National Make a Difference Day from 7am to noon. Residents, neighborhood groups, local businesses, church groups and City employees have registered for a variety of beautification and cleanup projects. This includes 18 house paintings and yard cleanups as part of the Neighbors Helping Neighbors program.
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 Start your own business workshop at THINKspot
10-23-2014 at 1:15:00 AM
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THINKspot hosts "Start Your Business - The Real Truth" on Sat., Nov. 1 at 11 am, 635 N. Power Rd. Free and open to the public. Registration is necessary. Visit MesaLibrary.org under Events.
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 Finalists announced for Mesa City Court Magistrate positions
10-23-2014 at 8:45:00 AM
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The Mesa City Council selected four finalists earlier this week to move forward in the interview process to fill two vacancies for City Court magistrate.
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 Renovations continue to Hohokam Stadium and Fitch Park training facility for Oakland Athletics
10-22-2014 at 12:45:00 PM
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A project to extensively renovate Hohokam Stadium and the Fitch Park training facility to accommodate the Oakland Athletics beginning in 2015 is expected to be completed in December. The exterior and entrance gates of the stadium are being painted and rebranded with the Oakland A's green and gold colors. The stadium is getting refurbished seating, a new scoreboard and new party decks along the foul lines. The Fitch Park training facility will more than double in size.
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 Halloween Spooktacular at Mesa Library
10-22-2014 at 12:15:00 PM
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Mesa Main Library is hosting a costume party on Wed., Oct. 29 from 5-7 pm at 64 E. First St.
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 Dia de Los Muertos Festival This Weekend at MAC
10-22-2014 at 8:45:00 AM
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On Saturday, Oct. 25, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Sunday, Oct. 26, from noon to 5 p.m., the Mesa Arts Center campus will host a celebration of the memory of departed loved ones with the Eighth Annual Dia de los Muertos Festival. The free festival will offer a nonstop schedule of live entertainment, participatory children?s activities, a wide variety of food options, studio demonstrations, and a Mercado Marketplace, featuring traditional and contemporary merchandise, jewelry, and Mexican arts and
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 City of Mesa Office of Economic Development Receives Multiple Excellence in Economic Development Awards
10-21-2014 at 2:00:00 PM
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Mesa's Office of Economic Development has received 3 prestigious awards from the International Economic Development Council. The City received the Silver Excellence in Economic Development Award in the categories of Business Retention and Expansion, Public-Private Partnerships and Partnerships with Educational Institutions. More details are available at www.mesanow.org
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 Skype interview with author Becket at Mesa Library
10-21-2014 at 9:00:00 AM
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Fans of "The Blood Vivicanti" and "Key the Steampunk Vampire Girl" can speak to author, Becket via Skype on Fri., Oct. 24 at 3:30 pm at the Main Library. Submit your questions online at MesaLibrary.org.
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 The men of Omaha Beach book signing
10-20-2014 at 3:15:00 PM
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Historian and author Robert Mueller will hold a book sale and signing on "Fields of War: Battle of Normandy" on Oct. 25 at 4 pm at Red Mountain Library.
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 City receives 81 more vouchers to assist homeless veterans
10-16-2014 at 1:45:00 PM
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The City of Mesa Housing Authority is receiving funding to support 81 HUD-Veterans Affairs Supportive Housing vouchers to assist homeless veterans. The vouchers will be available in January 2015. For more information contact City of Mesa Housing Authority at (480) 644-3536 or the VA office in Phoenix at (602) 277-5551.
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 Start up your own business workshop at THINKspot
10-15-2014 at 11:30:00 AM
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Entrepreneur workshop at THINKspot Sat., Oct. 18 from 10:30-11:30 am. Plus one-on-one mentoring from 1-5 pm. Sign up by emailing THINKspot@MesaAZ.gov This is a free program.
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 Mayor John Giles' media briefing
10-15-2014 at 11:15:00 AM
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 Learn more about stormwater harvesting at Mesa Urban Garden
10-15-2014 at 8:45:00 AM
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Up to 35 volunteers are needed for a unique Green Streets Workshop Saturday, Nov. 1 from 7:30am to 12:30pm in front of Mesa Urban Garden and Republica Empanada, 212 E. 1st Ave. The workshop pertains to stormwater harvesting, green infrastructure and the use of native plants as part of low impact development. For more, visit www.mesanow.org
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 Learn to achieve better health at Dobson Ranch Library
10-14-2014 at 1:15:00 PM
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Dobson Ranch Library is hosting two health workshops on Oct. 21 and Oct. 28 from 1-2 pm. Visit MesaLibrary.org to view the topics.
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 Nominations being accepted for A Hero's Welcome at East Valley Veterans Parade
10-14-2014 at 11:30:00 AM
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Nominations are being accepted for A Hero's Welcome to show our appreciation of our veterans and their families. The City will recognize the nominated veterans at the East Valley Veterans Parade on Sat., Nov. 8 in downtown Mesa. Nominations can be submitted to Gina Strazzara at gina.strazzara@mesaaz.gov. The deadline is Mon., Nov. 3 at 4pm.
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 SBA offers disaster assistance to residents and businesses affected by severe storms and flooding in Maricopa County
10-14-2014 at 5:30:00 AM
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The U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) is making low-interest disaster loans available to residents and business owners affected by severe storms and flooding that occurred Sept. 8 in Maricopa County. An SBA Disaster Loan Outreach Center is opening Oct. 6 in Mesa at Fire Station 202, 830 S. Stapley. It will be open Mondays through Fridays from 8am to 5pm. For more, visit www.mesaaz.gov
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 Mesa museum to host Overnight at the Museum
10-13-2014 at 5:30:00 PM
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Arizona Museum of Natural History will be hosting Scary, Scaly Over-Night at the Museum Fri., Oct. 17 from 6pm to 9am. The event is for children 6 to 12. The event includes scary stories; scary, scaly dinosaurs, slithery snakes, slimy looking frogs and some incredibly bizarre bugs. For more, visit www,azmnh.org
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 Mesa residents encouraged to take advantage of Household Hazardous Waste Collection events
10-13-2014 at 11:15:00 AM
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The next Household Hazardous Waste Collection event will be held from 8 a.m.-noon on Saturday, October 18th at the Center Street Facility, 2412 N. Center St. For more information, please visit mesarecycles.org or call (480) 644-2221.
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 Red Mountain Library launches business programs
10-09-2014 at 5:15:00 PM
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Red Mountain Library, 635 N. Power Road, is hosting a free course on How to Start and Build Your Own Business Oct. 18 and Oct. 25 from 9:30am to 12:30pm. Registration for both sessions is required online. For more details, visit www.mesanow.org
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 City statement regarding GT Advanced Technologies filing
10-08-2014 at 2:15:00 PM
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 Mesa Sister Cities seeking students for summer exchange program
10-08-2014 at 1:45:00 PM
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The Mesa Sister Cites Youth Ambassador Exchange Program is looking for high school sophomores and juniors interested in traveling to one of Mesa?s five sister cities next summer. Applications and program details are available at www.mesasistercities.org/youth-education.
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 Volunteers needed for East Valley Veterans Parade Nov. 8 in Mesa
10-08-2014 at 9:45:00 AM
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Approximately 60 volunteers are needed for the East Valley Veterans Parade Sat., Nov. 8 in downtown Mesa. Volunteers must be at least 18 years old and be available on parade day from 8am until noon or from 9:30am until 1:30pm. For more information, contact Lisa Sandoval at social@evpp.org. For more information about the parade, visit www.EastValleyVeteransParade.com
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 Owners of Extraordinary Properties recognized by City of Mesa
10-07-2014 at 4:30:00 PM
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The City of Mesa's Extraordinary Properties campaign has recognized three property owners who exceed design standards in the areas where they are located. The recipients were recognized at the Oct. 6 City Council meeting. Photos of the properties and more details are available at www.mesanow.org
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 District 4 will host next Building Strong Neighborhoods Initiative
10-07-2014 at 2:00:00 PM
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The next Building Strong Neighborhoods Initiative in the City of Mesa will be held in Council District 4. The focus of the initiative will be the neighborhoods located from Broadway to 8th Avenue and Alma School to Longmore. The program will kick off with an orientation meeting on Tuesday, Oct. 14 at 6:30 p.m. at Adams Elementary School, 738 S. Longmore. Vice Mayor Chris Glover, who represents District 4, is scheduled to give an introduction to neighbors at the meeting.
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 Meet and greet with SciFi Fantasy authors at THINKspot
10-07-2014 at 7:30:00 AM
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THINKspot at Red Mountain Library will host a SciFi Fantasy author workshop and book signing Sat., Oct. 11 at 11:30am. Local authors will discuss, sign and sell their books. Randy Lindsay, author of The Gathering, will hold a writing workshop at 1pm. Registration is required by visiting www.MesaLibrary.org and clicking on Events.
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 Mesa Energy Resources Department Celebrates Public Power Week, Oct. 5-11
10-07-2014 at 7:15:00 AM
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 Mesa Adventure Challenge slated for October 11
10-06-2014 at 11:45:00 AM
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 iSave provides Mesa residents discounted prices on health and wellness services
10-02-2014 at 2:15:00 PM
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The City of Mesa has partnered with the National League of Cities to launch iSave, a new program to give residents an easy way to manage health and wellness costs. The program gives Mesa residents access to a wide range of providers in the iSave network with discounted prices and savings on selected health services. The program is membership based and is not health insurance. For more details, visit www.mesaaz.gov
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 Groundbreaking for Courtyard by Marriott hotel adjacent to Phoenix-Mesa Gateway Airport
10-02-2014 at 1:45:00 AM
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A groundbreaking ceremony has been held for a Courtyard by Marriott hotel that will be located on Ray Road, east of Power Road, adjacent to Phoenix-Mesa Gateway Airport. The 99 room hotel will include a conference center, business center, full-service restaurant, mini-mart and an outdoor pool. It is scheduled to open in October, 2015.
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 Carnival rides and superheroes at Celebrate Mesa
10-02-2014 at 1:15:00 AM
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Celebrate Mesa is back again this fall with bigger rides and special appearances by some famous superheroes. Don't miss out on all the FREE fun! Sat., Oct. 18 from 5-9 pm at Red Mountain Soccer Complex, 905 N. Sun Valley Blvd. Visit MesaAZ.gov/CelebrateMesa for more info.
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 2014: The year of the zombie prom
10-02-2014 at 8:45:00 AM
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A zombie prom is being held on Oct. 9 at 5 pm at the Red Mountain Library. Dress in your fancies or most disgusting zombie formal wear. Registration is required. Visit MesaLibrary.org
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 The Business Academy at LAUNCHPOINT selects six entrepreneurs to participate in free entrepreneurship training program
10-02-2014 at 8:00:00 AM
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The City of Mesa has announced six companies have been selected to participate in The Business Academy at LAUNCHPOINT free entrepreneurship training program. The companies are Alternative Education at Home; Claw Master LLC; GoMechanic; Intelligent Analystics, LLC; Rapid Rescue, LLC and Thousand Themes LLC. More information is available at www.mesaaz.gov.
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 Investigate the Paranormal
10-01-2014 at 11:30:00 AM
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The East Valley Paranormal Society will be presenting two presentation on the paranormal. Oct. 4 at Main Library and Oct. 11 at Dobson Ranch Library. Both will be held at 1p.m.
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 Create a stuffed Peculiar Plushie
09-30-2014 at 3:45:00 PM
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Create your own stuffed plushie at the Red Mountain Library on Oct. 7 from 2-4 pm. Registration is required. Visit MesaLibrary.org for more information
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 Mesa reaches goal, sets new record for Hydration Donation Campaign
09-30-2014 at 3:45:00 PM
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The Mesa Hydration Donation Campaign to provide water to the homeless and unsheltered during the summer months reached its goal. The campaign from June 2 through Sept. 12 collected a record 392,044 bottles of water, surpassing the goal of 375,000. The water donations were collected by Mesa Fire and Medical Department, United Food Bank, Paz de Cristo, A New Leaf and several business partners.
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 "Jeepers Creepers: Bugs In Art" Crawls Into i.d.e.a. Museum
09-30-2014 at 2:30:00 PM
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 Community Cinema returns with screenings of MAKERS: Women in Space
09-29-2014 at 2:30:00 PM
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Community Cinema returns for its fifth season in Mesa with the screening of MAKERS: Women in Space Thurs., Oct. 9 at 6pm at Dobson Ranch Library, 2425 S. Dobson Rd. The movie traces the history of women pioneers in the U.S. space program and features the next generation of women engineers, mathematicians and astronauts. For the full schedule of Community Cinema monthly screenings, visit www.mesaaz.gov/diversity
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 Mesa THINKspot turns one
09-29-2014 at 1:45:00 AM
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Mesa THINKspot turns one on Oct. 1. Join them for an anniversary party to celebrate from 10 am - 8 pm. THINKspot is located inside the Red Mountain Library, 635 N. Power Rd.
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 City of Mesa Office of Economic Development launches new guide to help businesses succeed
09-25-2014 at 1:45:00 PM
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The City of Mesa Office of Economic Development has recently published the Mesa Small Business Resource Guide.
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 Mesa museum to host "Overnight at the Museum"
09-25-2014 at 1:30:00 PM
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The Museum will host Scary, Scaly Over-Night at the Museum on Friday, Oct. 17 from 6 p.m. to 9 a.m.
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 Mesa Sprint Triathlon benefits youth programs
09-25-2014 at 8:45:00 AM
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There is still time to sign up for the Mesa Sprint Triathlon that benefit youth programs. Sat., Oct 11 at Skyline Aquatic Center, 845 S. Crismon Rd. www.MesaSprintTriathlon.com
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 Mesa wins Environmental Excellence Award of Merit from Arizona Forward
09-24-2014 at 4:00:00 PM
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The City of Mesa was awarded an Environmental Excellence Award of Merit from Arizona Forward for its adaptive reuse of the property at 225 E. Main St. in downtown Mesa. The award was presented at the Arizona Forward Environmental Excellence Awards banquet on Saturday, Sept. 20. Vice Mayor Chris Glover, the councilmember for District 4, accepted the award on behalf of the City.
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 Cuentos, a Bilingual Family Story Time
09-24-2014 at 11:45:00 AM
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A bi-lingual story time will be held every Wed., at the Main Library, 64 E. First St. at 7 pm in the Youth Activity Room.
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 Mesa museum to host Gallery Interpreter Training
09-24-2014 at 6:30:00 AM
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Arizona Museum of Natural History (AzMNH) offers Gallery Interpreter Training only once a year. If you enjoy natural history, engaging the public in informal science discussions and great classes this is the training program for you. Don?t miss it!
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 IMPORTANT NOTICE: After the storm property assessment
09-23-2014 at 1:30:00 PM
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The Mesa Fire and Medical Department's emergency management team is working with the Small Business Administration (SBA) today assessing the damage resulting from the extreme storm event on September 8.
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 District 3 will host next Building Strong Neighborhoods Initiative
09-23-2014 at 9:30:00 AM
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The next Building Strong Neighborhoods Initiative in the City of Mesa will be held in Council District 3. The focus of the initiative will be the neighborhoods located from Dobson Road to the Tempe Canal and from Main St. to University Drive. The program will kick off with an orientation meeting on Tuesday, Sept. 30 at 6:30 p.m. at the East Valley Institute of Technology (EVIT) Health Science Building, located at 1601 W. Main St. District 3 Councilmember Dennis Kavanaugh is scheduled to give rem
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 Welcome to India: A Westerner's Spiritual Journey
09-22-2014 at 1:30:00 AM
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A book talk on "Welcome to India" by author Victoria Kjos will be held on Sat., Sept. 27 at 3:30 pm at the Red Mountain Library.
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 Party like a princess at Mesa Library
09-18-2014 at 9:45:00 AM
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"Party like a Princess" will be held at the Red Mountain Library on Sat., Sept. 27 from 2-3 pm. Free for all kids to attend.
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 Learn more about Medicare and Social Security at Mesa Library
09-18-2014 at 9:30:00 AM
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Mesa Library is holding workshops on Medicare and Social Security. Look online at www.MesaLibary.org in the Events calendar for dates, times and locations.
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 Get Outside the Lines with the Mesa Public Library
09-17-2014 at 7:45:00 AM
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Outside the Lines is a national initiative designed to reintroduce libraries to their local communities. Come and check out all the innovative ways you can use your Mesa Public Library.
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 Mesa powers up its fifth solar project - Red Mountain Police Station
09-16-2014 at 5:15:00 PM
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Mesa, in conjunction with SRP, powered up its fifth leased solar facility in a year at Red Mountain Police Station, 4333 E. University Drive. SolarCity installed and will own and maintain the system as part of a 20 year agreement. It is expected to generate more than 272,400 kilowatt hours of energy annually for the station. Savings in utility costs over that time are estimated to achieve $206,000.
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 Weekend Closure and Night Paving in the Fiesta District
09-16-2014 at 4:30:00 PM
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 Mesa continues efforts to help residents impacted by storm
09-16-2014 at 3:45:00 PM
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 Craft vendors wanted for Celebrate Mesa
09-16-2014 at 9:00:00 AM
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Craft vendors wanted for Celebrate Mesa event held on Sat., Oct. 18. The event is held at Red Mountain Soccer Complex from 5-9 pm.
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 Click for storm watch updates
09-16-2014 at 7:15:00 AM
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Visit www.mesaaz.gov Emergency News box for updated information as Mesa continues to monitor the storm situation
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 Mesa continues to monitor storm situation
09-15-2014 at 2:00:00 PM
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The City of Mesa continues to monitor weather activity through the National Weather Service in anticipation of storms forecast this week. City staff is also evaluating and monitoring the drainage system and retention basins for the entire City and is closely watching areas significantly impacted by the Sept. 8 storm.
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 Applications Being Taken for Senior Police Academy
09-12-2014 at 2:45:00 PM
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 Free Safety Seat Check
09-12-2014 at 9:30:00 AM
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 Mesa to receive grant to offer more landscape conversion rebates for non-residential water customers
09-12-2014 at 8:00:00 AM
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Mesa City Council has approved a resolution to accept a $50,000 federal grant to offer landscape conversion rebates to non-residential water customers. This is the third year for this type of grant. Last year, eight non-residential customers removed nearly 95,000 square feet of grass resulting in an average reduction of 17 percent in landscape water use. For more information, visit www.mesaaz.gov/conversion/rebate.aspx
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 Flood recovery effort continues in Mesa
09-11-2014 at 6:45:00 PM
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 Mayor and Vice Mayor announce Downtown Vision Committee
09-11-2014 at 4:30:00 PM
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Downtown Mesa has an opportunity that comes once in a lifetime. Light rail, opening as early as fall 2015, will transform the look, feel and accessibility of downtown while providing new market prospects and transit-oriented development projects. Mayor Alex Finter and Vice Mayor Chris Glover want to use the arrival of light rail to boost private investment along the tracks and beyond. To help guide the effort, Finter and Glover have announced the formation of the Downtown Vision Committee. For m
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 Mayor Alex Finter announces Mesa Hometown Heroes banner program
09-11-2014 at 1:45:00 PM
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Mayor Alex Finter announces the Mesa Hometown Heroes banner program, a living tribute created for the community to recognize and honor Mesa residents who are serving, or are veterans who have served, in the United States Armed Forces. For more information visit www.mesaas.gov/diversity or call 480-644-5034. Personalized banners will be displayed on light poles along Center Street in Downtown Mesa to both celebrate and remind residents of their dedication to our country.
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 Volunteers paint veteran's home for 9-11 Day of Service
09-11-2014 at 11:15:00 AM
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Approximately 50 volunteers painted the house of a veteran in west Mesa as part of the City of Mesa's 9/11 Day of Service and Remembrance. The event was part of Love Your Block, a high-impact service strategy and partnership with HandsOn Greater Phoenix in which community members are engaged in revitalizing their neighborhoods one block at a time.
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 Falcon Strategic Visioning Commission presents report to City Council
09-11-2014 at 1:45:00 AM
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At the Sept. 11 City Council Study Session, members of the Falcon Strategic Visioning Commission presented the Falcon Field Economic Activity Area Strategic Plan. To see the full report go to www.mesaaz.gov/mayor.
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 Mesa recognizes iconic church and Ponderosa replica as historic landmarks
09-10-2014 at 3:45:00 PM
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Mesa City Council recently took action designating 2 new historic landmarks in Mesa. One landmark is First United Methodist Church, 15 E. 1st Ave. It is the third church built on the site. Its steeple has been part of the downtown skyline since the 1950s. The second landmark is Ponderosa II, 602 S. Edgewater Dr. It is an exact replica of the ranch home owned by the Cartwright family in the TV series Bonanza. It was built in 1963 as a weekend retreat by actor Lorne Greene.
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 Update on Mesa flood recovery efforts
09-10-2014 at 11:30:00 AM
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City services have removed the majority of water from the streets in the Harris/Stapley neighborhood and SRP has restored power to all of the homes. Approximately 200 homes in Mesa experienced flood damage from the Sept. 8 storm. For more information, visit www.mesaaz.gov
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 Emergency Information - click here
09-09-2014 at 7:00:00 PM
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For emergency information and updates please visit the red emergency alert on mesaaz.gov home page.
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 Beware of scams connected to storm damage
09-09-2014 at 6:00:00 PM
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The City of Mesa is reminding residents impacted by the Sept. 8 storm and flooding to beware of potential scams involving home repairs and impostors. For more information, visit www.mesanow.org. If you suspect a potential scam, contact Mesa Police at 480-644-2211.
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 FREE Youth Sports, Health and Safety Expo this Saturday!
09-09-2014 at 2:30:00 PM
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THIS SATURDAY!!!!! FREE Youth Sports, Health & Safety EXPO Saturday, September 13 ~ 2-6 pm Red Mountain Multigenerational Center Join the Positive Play Project for a FREE day of testing, instruction, and education. Parents, coaches and young athletes can take advantage of expert services and resources from Mesa?s leaders in youth sports, health and safety.
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 Councilmember Dennis Kavanaugh named to Upper Iowa University Mesa Center Advisory Committee
09-09-2014 at 1:30:00 PM
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District 3 Councilmember Dennis Kavanaugh has been named to the Upper Iowa University Mesa Center Advisory Committee. The Mesa Center Advisory Committee will serve to provide a liaison between the local community and the center in order to facilitate center growth, reputation and academic excellence within the City of Mesa.
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 Crossword puzzle workshop at Mesa Library
09-09-2014 at 11:15:00 AM
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Mesa Main Library is hosting a free workshop on how to better solve crossword puzzles. Geared for adults and seniors this workshop is held on Sept. 16 at 11 am. No registration is necessary.
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 City of Mesa and Mesa Counts on College host Mesa Educates U Scholarship recognition event
09-08-2014 at 5:15:00 PM
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The City of Mesa, in partnership with Mesa Counts on College, is honoring 13 recipients of the Mesa Educates U Scholarship Award. For a list of recipients, visit www.mesanow.org. Within 5 years, the program is projected to assist nearly 80 Mesa residents pursue a college degree at Mesa's 4 legacy non-profit institutions - Albright College, Benedictine University, Upper Iowa University and Wilkes University.
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 City of Mesa receives international award for Higher Education Initiative
09-08-2014 at 5:00:00 PM
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City of Mesa's Office of Economic Development has been honored with the International Downtown Association Award for the City's Higher Education Initiative. The initiative was a strategic effort to recruit legacy institutions of higher education to downtown Mesa. The effort resulted in the City's recruitment of 5 colleges and the adaptive reuse of 2 downtown buildings as campuses for 3 of the institutions.
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 Response focuses along US 60, shelter opens at Broadway Recreation Center
09-08-2014 at 4:45:00 PM
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The City of Mesa has partnered with the Red Cross to open a shelter for those displaced by flooding at the Broadway Recreation Center, 59 E. Broadway Road. Call the American Red Cross at 1-800-842-7349. For the most up to date emergency information go to www.mesaaz.gov.
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 Tablet Time at Mesa Library
09-08-2014 at 9:30:00 AM
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Learn how to use your tablet and apps at "Tablet Time" at the Main Library, 64 E. First St. every Monday from 10:30-11 am. Register online at: www.MesaLibrary.org/tabletime
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 City of Mesa Emergency Operations Center activated
09-08-2014 at 9:15:00 AM
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The City of Mesa activated its Emergency Operations Center (EOC) at 7:30 a.m. this morning with key personnel from Police, Fire/Medical, Transportation and Utilities departments to monitor flooding and flood-related issues throughout the community.
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 Weather Related Transit Service Delays
09-08-2014 at 7:45:00 AM
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Due to heavily flooded streets/freeways, bus service is being impacted and is being delayed and/or detoured. In addition, we understand that some operators are finding it difficult to get into work, which will affect service/trips.
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 City welcomes new employer to downtown Mesa
09-04-2014 at 4:00:00 PM
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The City of Mesa welcomes Boulder Boats to downtown Mesa. The Las Vegas-based boat dealer will open a dealership at 33 W. Broadway that will employ 30 people and offer more than 24,000 square feet of showroom and service space. Boulder Boats is recognized as one of the highest volume dealers of new and used boats in the western U.S.
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 Join us for the swearing-in of Mesa's 40th mayor
09-04-2014 at 9:00:00 AM
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A ceremonial swearing-in of Mesa's 40th mayor, John Giles, will be held on Thursday, Sept. 18 at the Mesa Arts Centers' Virginia G. Piper Theater from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. The event is free and there is no need to RSVP. For more information, contact Natalie Lewis at 480-644-4938.
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 Creative Writing Workshop at THINKspot
09-04-2014 at 7:45:00 AM
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THINKspot is hosting a creative writing workshop on Sept. 13 at 10 am at Red Mountain Library, 635 N. Power Rd.
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 Volunteers needed for Make a Difference Day
09-03-2014 at 4:30:00 PM
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Volunteers are still needed and service projects remain available for Make a Difference Day in Mesa Saturday, Oct. 25. Projects include yard cleanups, house paintings, alley cleanup, graffiti reporting, painting of curb numbers and distribution of neighborhood resource bags. For more, visit www.mesanow.org
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 Anti-Bullying Class at Mesa Library
09-03-2014 at 9:45:00 AM
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Parents and caregivers can take a free workshop on how to prevent their children from being bullied. The workshop is on Sept. 10 from 6-7:30 pm at the Red Mountain Library.
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 Free youth sports Health & Safety Expo
09-02-2014 at 9:15:00 AM
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Mesa Youth Sports is hosting a free "Sports Health and Safety Expo" on Sat., Sept. 13 at 2 pm at Red Mtn. Multigenerational Center.
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 Final concept designs revealed for City Center
08-29-2014 at 7:00:00 AM
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Design concepts for a City Center, or urban plaza, in downtown Mesa were presented to the public at a reveal event Thursday, Aug. 28. Three design teams prepared illustrative design concepts for the City Center study area which is bounded by Main Street, Center Street, 1st Street and Centennial Way. Renderings and additional information are available at www.mesanow.org
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 Literary Speed Dating at Dobson Ranch Library
08-28-2014 at 3:15:00 PM
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Dobson Ranch Library is offering a fun twist to speed dating. Singles can join in on the fun on Sat., Sept. 6 at 7 pm. Registration online. Visit www.MesaLibrary.org
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 Mad Science at Mesa Library
08-27-2014 at 7:45:00 AM
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Kids interested in Science? Join the Mesa Public Library every Wed., for "Mad Science and More" at 4 pm. Fore more info visit the events calendar online at www.MesaLibrary.org.
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 Unofficial Primary Election Results
08-26-2014 at 8:45:00 AM
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Unofficial Primary Election Results for Mayor and Councilmembers for Districts 4, 5 & 6
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 Registration for fall youth sports
08-26-2014 at 8:30:00 AM
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Registration for fall youth sports is right around the corner. Sign up your kids today! www.MesaAZ.gov/YouthSports
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 Fall Youth Sports Kickoff Celebration and Punt, Pass and Kick
08-25-2014 at 9:30:00 AM
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Sign up for youth sports at their kickoff celebration on Sept. 5 from 6-9 p.m. A free movie and NFL Punt, Pass and Kick event will also be held. Register online: www.MesaAZ.gov/youthsports
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 Business Academy at LAUNCHPOINT seeks applicants for free entrepreneur training program
08-22-2014 at 6:30:00 AM
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Mesa is partnering with ASU to launch the Business Academy at LAUNCHPOINT, a free program to train entrepreneurs in a variety of methodologies to validate business ideas and position their companies for funding opportunities. Applications are now being accepted. For more information, visit www.mesaaccelerator.com
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 Make a Difference Day volunteers in Mesa eligible for mini grants
08-21-2014 at 9:00:00 AM
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Volunteers organizing service activities in Mesa for Make a Difference Day Sat., Oct. 25 are encouraged to apply to the event's grant program. Each grant involves a store gift card for up to $100 to purchase materials and supplies for a specific project or up to 2 free landfill passes. The deadline to apply is Thurs., Oct. 16 at 4pm. For more information, visit www.mesaaz.gov
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 Open Data Roadshow
08-21-2014 at 6:30:00 AM
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Mesa, ASU and Code for America invite all who are interested to an Open Data Roadshow on Thursday, Sept. 4 from 8:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Mesa Arts Center's Piper Theater, 1 E. Main St.
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 Volunteers needed for 9/11 Day of Service
08-19-2014 at 5:15:00 PM
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Approximately 40 volunteers are needed to paint the house of a veteran in west Mesa as part of the 9/11 Day of Service and Remembrance Thursday, Sept. 11 from 7am to noon. The event is part of Love Your Block in partnership with HandsOn Greater Phoenix. Visit www.mesaaz.gov/lyb and click on the 9/11 Day of Service and Remembrance link to sign to volunteer.
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 One Drop of Love
08-19-2014 at 2:30:00 PM
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A one woman show produced by Ben Affleck, Chay Carter and Matt Damon
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 Ten In One: Mesa Arts Center Season Kick-Off
08-19-2014 at 2:00:00 PM
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Mesa Arts Center's (MAC) free season kickoff festival, titled Ten in One: A Cirque-ish Event, will celebrate the enchanting art of circus, on Friday, Sept. 12, from 6 p.m. to 10 p.m. MAC's campus will be filled with circus-inspired vignettes, including aerial hoop and tight wire performances, a mythical mermaid performer, contortionists, hand balancing, stilt walkers, jugglers and fire eaters.
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 Dia de Los Muertos Festival - Oct. 25 - 26, 2014
08-19-2014 at 2:00:00 PM
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Spirits will connect at the Mesa Arts Center's annual Da de los Muertos Festival.
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 Mesa Positive Play Project receives state award
08-18-2014 at 1:15:00 AM
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Mesa Youth Sports "Positive Play Project" receives state award from Arizona Parks and Recreation Association for Outstanding Program Award.
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 Healthy & Fit Mesa Expo to be held Aug. 23
08-15-2014 at 5:45:00 PM
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District 3 Councilmember Dennis Kavanaugh, the Mesa Fire and Medical Department and the Mesa Chamber of Commerce are hosting the inaugural Healthy & Fit Mesa Expo on August 23 at Fiesta Mall, 1445 W. Southern Ave. The expo will run from 9 a.m. until Noon.
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 Final concept designs for City Center to be revealed
08-14-2014 at 1:15:00 PM
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Design concepts for a City Center, or urban plaza, in downtown Mesa will be revealed to the public Thursday, Aug. 28 at 6:30pm at the Mesa Arts Center. There will be an opening reception at 5:30pm and a closing reception at 8pm. Both receptions will include an open house. Three design teams have prepared concepts for City Center. The design concept process is funded by the 2012 parks bond.
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 Bicycle Commuting Workshop
08-13-2014 at 9:30:00 AM
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Red Mountain Library is hosting a free "Bicycle Commuting 101" workshop on Aug. 20 from 6-7pm. Registration is required. Visit MesaLibrary.org to register.
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 Groundbreaking for El Rancho Apartments in Mesa
08-12-2014 at 11:00:00 AM
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A groundbreaking ceremony has been held for El Rancho Apartments, 719 E. Main St., on the site of a blighted motel that will become an apartment community to house families with children. El Rancho is a collaboration which includes Community Development Partners, the City of Mesa, Arizona Department of Housing, Integrity Housing and A New Leaf. The Mesa Arts Center and local artists will engage the community with enriching programs and public art pieces.
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 Mesa Police to take on Mesa Fire and Medical in FlowRider surfing competition and fundraiser Aug. 22
08-12-2014 at 1:15:00 AM
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Members of the Mesa Police Department will face off against members of the Mesa Fire and Medical Department in a surfing competition on the FlowRider on Aug. 22 at Rhodes Aquatic Center, 1860 S. Longmore. Join District 3 Councilmember Dennis Kavanaugh and his colleagues on the Mesa City Council as they host the competition and fundraiser to benefit the Sgt. Brandon Mendoza Memorial Fund through the Foundation for Mesa Parks and Recreation and the Mesa Public Safety Foundation. The event will run
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 Poetry in the 21st Century
08-11-2014 at 8:45:00 AM
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Join national student poet, Louis Lafair as he presents a workshop on Poetry for the 21st Century. Aug. 16 at 3 pm at the Main Library.
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 Primary election information for voters not registered with a recognized party
08-07-2014 at 5:15:00 PM
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Mesa's non-partisan Primary Election is Aug. 26 in conjunction with Arizona's partisan Primary Election. Voters wishing to receive an early ballot who are not registered with a declared party must select which ballot they wish to receive by contacting Maricopa County Elections Department at 602-506-1511. The deadline to get an early ballot by mail is Aug. 15. For more, visit www.mesaaz.gov/clerk
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 Creative writing workshop at THINKspot
08-07-2014 at 2:45:00 PM
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A free creative writing workshop featuring author, Sharon Skinner, will be presented at THINKspot on Sat., Aug. 16 from 1-3 pm. Registration is required. Visit MesaLibrary.org to register.
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 Horne Street scheduled to reopen
08-05-2014 at 11:15:00 AM
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 Statement from Mayor Alex Finter regarding WM Grace property at Southern Avenue and Alma School Road
08-05-2014 at 11:00:00 AM
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Mayor Alex Finter: "WM Grace property at Southern Avenue and Alma School Road is in the beginning stages of revitalization." Go to www.mesanow.org for more.
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 Former Valley East Plaza shopping center in Fiesta District to become brand new office space
08-04-2014 at 4:00:00 PM
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Phoenix Rising Investments, LLC has acquired the Valley East Plaza Shopping Center, located at Longmore and Southern in District 3, the City of Mesa announced today. The remodeled complex will be known as Centrica, and is expected to be completed by early 2015. The shopping center formerly housed Bed, Bath and Beyond, Petco and Circuit City.
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 Homeschooling options for parents
08-04-2014 at 1:30:00 PM
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Red Mountain Library is hosting a free workshop for parents who are interested in homeschooling. Aug. 9 from 1- 3pm. Registration is required
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 Goettl makes major contribution to Mesa Hydration Donation Campaign
08-04-2014 at 11:15:00 AM
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Goettl Air Conditioning has made a tremendous contribution to the Mesa Hydration Donation Campaign by presenting more than 500 cases of water to United Food Bank. Goettl's goal is to donate a total of 2,000 cases by the end of August. The Mesa Hydration Donation Campaign to provide water to the homeless and unsheltered during the extreme heat of summer continues through Sept. 12. For more, visit www.mesaaz.gov/H2Omesa
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 Horne Street closed between University and Main
07-31-2014 at 1:45:00 PM
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 Mesa Library launches business programs
07-31-2014 at 6:30:00 AM
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The Main Library, 64 E. First St., will host a free course on "How to Start and Build Your Own Business" on Aug. 9 from 10 a.m. to noon and Aug. 16 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. in the Saguaro Room.
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 Grand Marshal announced for East Valley Veterans Parade in Mesa
07-30-2014 at 11:30:00 AM
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Retired Army Colonel Bruce Crandall, a Medal of Honor recipient, has been named Grand Marshal for the 2014 East Valley Veterans Parade in Mesa. Crandall, a former public works manager for the City of Mesa, received the nation's highest military honor in 2007 for his actions during the Battle of la Drang during the Vietnam War. The parade will be held Sat., Nov. 8 along Center Street in downtown Mesa. For more, visit www.eastvalleyveteransparade.org
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 School Zone Safety Reminders
07-30-2014 at 8:00:00 AM
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 Crossing Guard Training to be Held
07-28-2014 at 3:00:00 PM
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 Letters from our soldiers book signing
07-28-2014 at 1:15:00 AM
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Book signing for "A Hero's Journey" at the Red Mountain Library, 635 N. Power Rd. Aug. 2 from 1-3 pm.
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 Model trains and workshop with AZ Big Train Operators
07-24-2014 at 8:45:00 AM
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Train enthusiasts come down to the Mesa Main Library for a free exhibit of model trains and workshop. Held the week of July 28-Aug. 2.
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 Fashion ideas for back to school
07-23-2014 at 9:45:00 AM
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Come down to the Main Library on July 31 at 2 pm for some free tips on style ideas for back to school.
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 Volunteer Running Coaches and Running Buddies Needed for Girls on the Run!
07-18-2014 at 3:15:00 PM
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Volunteer Coaches and Running Buddies Needed! City of Mesa Youth Sports has paired up with Girls on the Run (GOTR) to provide their amazing program to Mesa elementary school girls this fall. GOTR?s mission is to inspire girls to be healthy and confident. Using a fun, experience-based curriculum which creatively integrates running, the innovative program combines training for a 5k (3.1 miles) running event with interactive lessons that encourage positive emotional, social, mental and physical de
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 Get A Look Inside The Mesa Police Department!
07-18-2014 at 9:15:00 AM
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 Painting of water tower set to begin at Falcon Field Airport
07-17-2014 at 7:45:00 PM
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 Join a Softball League
07-15-2014 at 3:15:00 PM
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The City of Mesa offers CoRec, Men and Women's softball leagues. A variety of skill classifications are available: ?'B+' - highest skill level of competition - Advanced ?'B' - moderate skill level competition - Intermediate ?'C' - low skill level of competition - Recreational ?'D' - lowest skill level of competition - Beginner
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 Business consultant workshop at THINKspot
07-10-2014 at 11:45:00 AM
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Learn how to become a business consultant at THINKspot July 19 & 26. Register online at MesaLibrary.org
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 Mesa Fire and Medical receives multimillion dollar grant to expand Community Care Response (TRV) Program
07-09-2014 at 5:45:00 PM
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Mesa Fire and Medical Department has received a $12.5 million federal grant for expansion of their Community Care Response units, formerly known as the Transition Response Vehicle program (TRV). The Community Care program aims to reduce high risk patients from returning to the hospital while treating and referring low risk patients to avoid using the 911 system and the emergency department.
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 Writing workshops and book signings at Mesa Library
07-07-2014 at 1:15:00 AM
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Writing workshops and books signings at Mesa Library this weekend, July 12, 2014.
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 Donate to Christmas in July Food Drive
07-01-2014 at 4:45:00 PM
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The City of Mesa is partnering with United Food Bank and the Mesa Chamber of Commerce for the Christmas in July Food Drive. Non-perishable food items are needed. For more information, visit www.mesaaz.gov
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 Movie matinee at Red Mountain Library
07-01-2014 at 9:15:00 AM
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Enjoy some family fun indoors with free movies showing at the Red Mountain Library. Every Tuesday at 1:30 p.m.
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 Celebrate at the Republic Services Arizona Celebration of Freedom
06-30-2014 at 3:00:00 PM
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The Republic Services Arizona Celebration of Freedom is guaranteed to be one night of spectacular FREE fun and entertainment Friday, July 4 from 6pm to 10:30pm. For a complete list of attractions, parking information, street closures and public transit information, visit www.azcelebrationoffreedom.org
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 Top 10 "Cool" reasons to attend Republic Services Arizona Celebraton of Freedom
06-29-2014 at 9:15:00 AM
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The temperatures may be in the triple digits but there are 10 cool reasons the Republic Services Arizona Celebration of Freedom, July 4 from 6pm to 10:30pm, is the coolest Independence festival in the state. See the Top 10 list at www.mesanow.org
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 Ride your bike and park for free at Arizona Celebration of Freedom
06-26-2014 at 4:00:00 PM
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You can beat the traffic and save gas by riding your bicycle to the Republic Services Arizona Celebration of Freedom Friday, July 4 from 6pm to 10:30pm. Free secure valet parking and valet service will be offered along Center Street. After arriving, you can beat the heat with the KOOL zones outside or seeing the displays inside the Mesa Convention Center. For more about the event, visit www.azcelebrationoffreedom.org
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 City of Mesa and Mesa Chamber of Commerce to launch business retention and expansion program
06-26-2014 at 1:00:00 AM
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The City of Mesa, in partnership with the Mesa Chamber of Commerce, will launch the Mesa Business Retention and Expansion (BRE) Program on July 1. The Mesa BRE Program provides City and Mesa Chamber staff an opportunity to meet with Mesa businesses in order to build relationships, gain a better understanding of business needs throughout the community, resolve outstanding business issues and assist companies considering expansion.Companies interested in participating in the Mesa BRE Program may c
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 Park improvements raffle in memory of Sgt. Brandon Mendoza at Republic Services Arizona Celebration of Freedom
06-25-2014 at 5:15:00 PM
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You can help make improvements to the baseball field at Guerrero Rotary Park in memory of Mesa Police Sgt. Brandon Mendoza by participating in a raffle at the Republic Services Arizona Celebration of Freedom with great prizes. Raffle tickets will be sold Friday, July 4 from 6pm to 9pm inside the Mesa Convention Center. More information is available at www.mesaaz.gov
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 Mesa museum to host Overnight at the Museum
06-25-2014 at 3:45:00 PM
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Arizona Museum of Natural History is hosting Roar and Snore with a Dinosaur Friday, July 11 at 6pm. The event runs until 9am Saturday, July 12. Kids 6 to 12 years of age can discover the clues dinosaurs left us millions of years ago to find. The cost is $35 for members, $45 for non-members. For more, visit www.azmnh.org
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 Mesa Water wins six safety awards
06-25-2014 at 3:45:00 PM
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 Broadway Road CLOSED between Center Street and Macdonald June 27 through June 29
06-24-2014 at 5:00:00 PM
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Broadway Road CLOSED between Center Street and Macdonald June 27 through June 29 for roadway repairs at the railroad tracks.
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 Bon Voyage: Art Goes On Vacation!
06-24-2014 at 1:30:00 PM
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Bon Voyage: Art Goes on Vacation! now showing at the i.d.e.a. Musuem.
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 Mesa Energy Resources wins SOAR award
06-24-2014 at 12:30:00 PM
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 Councilmember Dennis Kavanaugh named Chair of Valley Metro Rail Board of Directors
06-24-2014 at 1:15:00 AM
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District 3 Councilmember Dennis Kavanaugh has been named Chair of the Valley Metro Rail Board of Directors. Kavanaugh becomes the first elected official from Mesa to chair the board since its inception in 2002. He takes over Chair duties after spending the last year as the Vice Chair. Kavanaugh has been a member of the board since January 2011 and previously served as Vice Chair from January 2011 until July of 2012.
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 Protect your pets during fireworks displays
06-24-2014 at 8:45:00 AM
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Mesa Animal Control reminds you that pets can become highly distressed by the additional commotion involved with Independence Day celebrations. There are several tips you can follow to prevent problems. For more information, visit www.mesanow.org
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 Falcon Field Airport begins $4 million in improvements
06-23-2014 at 4:30:00 PM
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 Mesa wins US Conference of Mayors 2014 Outstanding Achievement City Livability Award
06-21-2014 at 11:30:00 AM
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Mesa earned an Outstanding Achievement City Livability Award from the US Conference of Mayors for the iMesa community engagement initiative. Ten awards are given annually to mayors and their city governments for developing initiatives that enhance the quality of life in their community.
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 Classic and custom cars welcome at Arizona Celebration of Freedom
06-19-2014 at 12:45:00 PM
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If you own a classic or custom car, you are invited to register your wheels at The Patriot Car Show as part of the Republic Services Arizona Celebration of Freedom July 4. The entry fee is $15 and cars must be moved in by 3pm. Registration is available online at www.azcelebrationoffreedom.org. Click on the vendor tab.
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 Library book sale
06-19-2014 at 12:00:00 PM
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More than 7,000 books, audio books and magazines will be on sale June 26-28 at the Mesa Main Library, 64 E. 1st St. Books are priced starting as low as 50 cents. The Better Books section will feature books starting at $2 and up. Teachers and military receive a 20 percent discount with ID. For more, visit www.mesalibrary.org
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 Get started on writing your memoirs
06-19-2014 at 7:15:00 AM
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Red Mountain Library, 635 N. Power Road, is hosting a free workshop on writing your memoirs and other creative writing methods. The workshop will be held in THINKspot Saturday, June 28 from 1pm to 3pm. Registration is required at events.mesalibrary.org
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 Metso breaks ground for new Mesa service facility
06-18-2014 at 1:30:00 AM
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Metso Corporation has broken ground for its new 44,000 square foot service facility in southeast Mesa. The new facility will accommodate a wide variety of mining, construction and recycling services and advanced repairs, as well as direct on-site repair and field service. Construction on the 10 acre facility on Pecos Road will be completed in early 2015.
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 Youth Sports Olympic Camp
06-16-2014 at 9:15:00 AM
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Youth Sports Olympic Camp, July 28-August 1, Broadway Recreation Center, 1-5pm It's back by popular demand! Don't miss out on the most exciting camp of the summer....Olympic Camp! Join us for a week of fun as youth will get to experience five different and unique sports that are played in the Olympics. Each day we will offer a new sport where you will get a chance to learn the basic fundamentals of the game. Sports include: Karate-Babin's Martial Arts Boxing-Gene Lewis Boxin
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 Meeting to provide project updates in Temple / Pioneer Park Neighborhood
06-16-2014 at 7:15:00 AM
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An Open House to discuss plans for the Temple/Pioneer Park neighborhood will be held Tuesday, June 24 from 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. in the Saguaro Room of the Mesa Public Library, 64 E. First St.
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 Dobson Ranch Library hosts Teen Book Club
06-11-2014 at 6:45:00 AM
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The Teen Book Club is held every third Wednesday of the month starting on June 18 from 4:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. at the Dobson Ranch Library, 2425 S. Dobson Road.
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 Revolutionary War reenactments at Republic Services Arizona Celebration of Freedom
06-10-2014 at 5:45:00 PM
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We Make History is a unique reenactment group which will perform Revolutionary War reenactments at the Republic Services Arizona Celebration of Freedom Friday July 4. They will perform at approximately 7pm, 8pm and 9pm. For more details about the event, visit www.azcelebrationoffreedom.org
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 FREE CHILD ID EVENT
06-10-2014 at 12:15:00 PM
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On Saturday, July 12, from 9am to 1pm, have your child fingerprinted and photographed at the Mesa PD Central Station, 120 N. Robson.
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 Historic Preservation Board presents Outstanding Achievement Awards
06-09-2014 at 5:15:00 PM
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The Mesa Historic Preservation Board has honored 4 individuals with Outstanding Achievement Awards. Donna Benge and Walter Dutch Duering were recognized for Individual Lifetime Achievement while Petar and Shelley Nickolich were honored for Rehabilitation and Restoration. More details are available at www.mesanow.org
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 Mesa Fleet wins national recognition - #1 department in the nation
06-09-2014 at 1:30:00 AM
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The City of Mesa Fleet Services Department won the prestigious Best Fleet in the Nation award sponsored by the Ford Motor Company.
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 Bicycle 101 workshop at Dobson Ranch Library
06-05-2014 at 5:30:00 PM
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Bicycle 101 is a great introductory workshop on how to start bicycle commuting. The free workshop will be held Tuesday, June 10 from 6pm to 7pm at Dobson Ranch Library, 2425 S. Dobson Road. Registration is required by Saturday, June 7 at 8pm to attend the workshop. For details, visit www.mesaaz.gov
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 Red Mountain Library launches business programs
06-05-2014 at 9:15:00 AM
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Red Mountain Library will host a free course on How to Start and Build Your Own Business June 14 from 1pm to 3pm and June 21 from 1pm to 4pm in THINKspot. Online registration is required and seating is limited. For more, visit www.mesanow.org
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 Broadway and Sossaman Road Intersection CLOSED June 6 through June 8
06-05-2014 at 8:30:00 AM
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Access to the businesses in the area will be maintained. During this closure, the contractor will be completing the final pavement and striping in the intersection as part of the Broadway Road Improvements project.
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 Planned Downtime for Online Services on Sunday, June 8
06-05-2014 at 6:30:00 AM
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Online services (including payments by phone) may be unavailable during system upgrades scheduled for Sunday, June 8 at 10:00 p.m. through Monday, June 9 at 2:30 a.m.
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 Next Stop Everywhere: Doctor Who in the Library
06-04-2014 at 4:00:00 PM
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Teen fans of Doctor Who can celebrate all things Doctor Who on Thursday, June 12 from 2pm to 3:30pm at the Main Library, 64 E. 1st St., and Thursday, June 26 from 1:30pm to 3:30pm at the Red Mountain Library, 636 N. Power Road. The free event will feature Doctor Who-themed games, crafts and snacks. Participants are encouraged to come dressed as their favorite doctor, companion, villain or even the TARDIS.
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 Operation Grey Street
06-03-2014 at 3:45:00 PM
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 Meet the "Rock Talker" at Mesa Library
06-03-2014 at 8:30:00 AM
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If you have a rock collection or enjoy looking at them come down to meet the Rock Talker at the Mesa Library. To view a list of times and locations visit MesaLibrary.org
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 Mesa recognizes owners of Extraordinary Properties
06-03-2014 at 8:15:00 AM
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The City of Mesa's Extraordinary Properties campaign recognized 4 property owners at the June 2 City Council meeting who exceed design standards in the areas where they are located. Details and photos of the Extraordinary Properties are available at www.mesanow.org
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 Horne Street Reopened
06-02-2014 at 12:30:00 PM
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 Mesa Hydration Donation Campaign underway to save lives
06-02-2014 at 1:45:00 AM
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The 8th Annual Mesa Hydration Donation Campaign is underway with a goal of collecting 375,000 bottles of water to help the homeless and unsheltered during the extreme summer heat. The campaign runs until September 12. For a list of drop-off locations and other information, visit www.mesaaz.gov/H2Omesa
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 Councilmember Somers completes successful term as RPTA chair
06-02-2014 at 9:45:00 AM
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After nearly eight years representing Mesa on the Valley Metro Regional Public Transportation Authority (RPTA), District 6 Councilmember Scott Somers completed his one-year term as chair of the Board of Directors. Somers served as chair, vice chair and board member during his time with RPTA.
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 Mesa Library needs your comments
06-02-2014 at 8:45:00 AM
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Take this anonymous survey on how you think the Mesa Library is doing. Deadline is June 30. Visit MesaLibrary.org.
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 Mesa receives $400,000 in grants for environmental cleanup along light rail
05-29-2014 at 5:45:00 PM
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The U.S. EPA has announced that Mesa is receiving two $200,000 Brownfield Assessment grants to assess properties along the Gilbert Road Light Rail Extension route that will travel across Main Street. The grants will be used to clean and redevelop contaminated properties and boost the economy and job growth opportunities while protecting public health and the environment.
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 Mesa Mayor and City Council donate hundreds of books to Mesa kids
05-29-2014 at 4:00:00 PM
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Together, Mesa's Mayor and Council donated more than 650 books to Read On Mesa's 12 Books program to coincide with the end of the school year. Mesa City Council provided the nearly $1400 worth of children's books for kindergarten students to read over the summer.
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 Coffee kiosk now offered at Mesa Main Library
05-29-2014 at 2:00:00 PM
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Visitors to the Mesa Main Library, 64 E. First St. can now enjoy coffee, tea or snacks provided by Marc Community Resources. Open M-F from 10 am - 2 pm.
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 Traffic restored at Lindsay and Baseline
05-29-2014 at 11:00:00 AM
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 Learn ways to save energy with SRP
05-29-2014 at 7:15:00 AM
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SRP will be presenting a workshop on how to save energy this summer. Held at the Red Mountain Library, 635 N. Power Rd. on June 7 from 10:30 am - 12 pm.
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 Public Assistance Needed in Unsolved Homicide
05-28-2014 at 11:30:00 AM
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The Mesa Police Department is seeking help from the public to identify a homicide victim and any potential suspect or suspects.
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 Police Officer Recruit applications taken beginning June 2
05-28-2014 at 11:00:00 AM
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On Monday, June 2, the job posting for Police Officer Recruit will be activated to receive the first 700 applicants at http:\mesaaz.govJobs
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 Mesa Code Club celebrates achievements at Summer Showcase event
05-28-2014 at 1:45:00 AM
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Mesa Code Clubs invites public to free Summer Showcase on June 5 at 5:30 p.m. at the I.D.E.A. Museum, 150 W. Pepper Pl.
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 Mesa Parks and Recreation named finalist for National Gold Medal Award
05-28-2014 at 1:00:00 AM
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Mesa Parks, Recreation and Commercial Facilities is named a finalist for the 2014 National Gold Medal Awards for Excellence in Park and Recreation Management.
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 Film making workshop at THINKspot
05-27-2014 at 3:00:00 PM
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Teens 12-17 can learn the film-making process through this free workshop at THINKspot. Registration is required. First class starts on June 3. MesaLibrary.org.
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 Horne Street remains closed due to water main break
05-27-2014 at 2:15:00 PM
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 Traffic remains restricted at Lindsay and Baseline
05-27-2014 at 1:45:00 PM
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 Mesa Hydration Donation Campaign begins June 2
05-27-2014 at 9:45:00 AM
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The Mesa Hydration Donation Campaign will take place June 2-September 12 to provide supplies of water to the homeless and unsheltered during the extreme summer heat. You can donate bottles of water at various drop-off locations throughout the City. For more information, visit www.mesaaz.gov/H2Omesa
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 Horne Street closed due to water main break
05-25-2014 at 5:30:00 PM
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 Mesa Arts Center Announces In-Kind Rental Grant Opportunity for Nonprofits: Creative Economy Fund Now Accepting Applications
05-23-2014 at 1:45:00 AM
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The City of Mesa Department of Arts and Culture is now accepting applications to the Creative Economy Fund, a program that offers reduced rental fees to eligible non-profit organizations wishing to use Mesa Arts Center?s theaters or other spaces for festivals, workshops, performances or other events.
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 Water main repairs restrict traffic at Lindsay and Baseline
05-22-2014 at 2:45:00 PM
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Repairs are being made on a 16 inch water main at Lindsay and Baseline. As a result of these emergency repairs, westbound traffic on Baseline is being diverted northbound onto Lindsay. Southbound traffic on Lindsay has been reduced to one lane. No left turns are allowed on northbound Lindsay or eastbound Baseline. The repairs and traffic restrictions are expected to continue through the holiday weekend.
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 Mesa announces permanent director for Transportation Department
05-22-2014 at 2:15:00 PM
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Mesa City Manager Chris Brady has announced that Lenny Hulme, Interim Director for the City's Transportation Department, has been named the permanent director for the organization. Hulme replaces Dan Cleavenger who became the Director of Water Resources in December 2013. Hulme will oversee a department of 155 employees. The Transportation Department has 3 divisions including administration, field operations and traffic engineering.
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 Mesa Library offers disaster preparedness workshops
05-22-2014 at 11:30:00 AM
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Learn how to be prepared when disaster strikes. Join us for a free workshop at Dobson Library May 31, and June 14 at both the Main and Red Mountain Library. MesaLibrary.org
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 Mesa honors Sgt. Brandon Mendoza at Guerrero Rotary Park
05-22-2014 at 1:45:00 AM
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Before his untimely death, Mesa Police Sgt. Brandon Mendoza worked tirelessly with the community to make Guerrero Rotary Park a safer and better place for residents to enjoy. To pay tribute to his legacy, the baseball field at the park will be named for Brandon Mendoza and a fundraising campaign to continue improvements to the baseball field will be held in his honor. To contribute, visit www.mesaparksfoundation.org
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 2014 Mayor's Youth Committee graduation
05-21-2014 at 3:00:00 PM
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Congratulations to the 2014 Mayor's Youth Committee graduates! This year, 25 juniors and seniors from public and charter high schools throughout Mesa completed the rigorous program that began in September. For more information about MYC go to www.mesaaz.gov/mayor/myc.aspx.
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 Mesa Police Prepare for Memorial Day DUI Task Force Operations
05-21-2014 at 1:30:00 AM
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The Mesa Police Department will be participating in the East Valley Memorial Day DUI Task Force on Memorial Day weekend.
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 Volunteers needed at Republic Services Arizona Celebration of Freedom
05-21-2014 at 7:45:00 AM
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Volunteers are needed for a variety of shifts and activities at the Republic Services Arizona Celebration of Freedom July 4. Shifts are 2 to 3 hours long between 4:30 p.m. and midnight. Volunteers must be 16 years of age or 14 if accompanied by a parent or guardian. For more, visit www.azcelebrationoffreedom.org and click on Volunteer.
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 City receives prestigious award for "How Mesa Became a College Town"
05-19-2014 at 6:30:00 PM
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The City of Mesa has been honored with the prestigious J. Robert Havlick Award for Innovation in Local Government. The Alliance for Innovation presented Mesa with the award for the City's higher education recruitment initiative How Mesa Became a College Town. The award was presented to Mesa City Council at their May 19 meeting.
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 Buckle Up Arizona...It's the Law! Enforcement Campaign
05-19-2014 at 2:15:00 PM
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 Mesa Water Quality Report Now Available
05-15-2014 at 3:15:00 PM
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 Mesa powers City's largest solar facility to date
05-15-2014 at 1:45:00 PM
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The City of Mesa, in cooperation with SRP, has powered up its largest solar facility to date - a 346.9 kilowatt system at the Red Mountain Library, 635 N. Power Road. The solar facility is expected to generate more than 560,599 kilowatt hours of energy annually for the Library. Savings in utility costs over the next 20 years are estimated at $425,000.
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 Public input at workshops needed to shape the design of City Center
05-14-2014 at 11:30:00 AM
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Public input is needed at 2 upcoming workshops to shape the design for the City Center, or urban plaza, in downtown Mesa. The design workshops are being held May 21 and June 12 at the Mesa Convention Center, 263 N. Center St. For more information, visit www.mesaaz.gov/BetterMesa/CityCenter
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 Volunteers needed to report graffiti for the Great American Clean Up
05-14-2014 at 9:15:00 AM
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Through the City's Love Your Block initiative Mesa residents are invited to participate in the Great American Clean Up on Saturday, May 24 by signing up to report graffiti in their neighborhoods and/or distribute educational information on how to report graffiti. Contact Laura Rodriguez at laura.rodriguez@mesaaz.gov or 480-644-6536 to sign up.
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 Mesa's Economic Development Office and its Director Recognized with Prestigious EDDE Awards
05-13-2014 at 3:00:00 PM
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 Mesa Transportation Department awarded GOHS grant
05-13-2014 at 1:00:00 AM
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 Community Cinema Series: The New Black
05-12-2014 at 1:15:00 AM
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Community Cinema Series: "The New Black" will be showing at the Mesa Main Library, 64 E. First St. on May 17 at 6 pm.
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 Family fun night at Mesa Library
05-12-2014 at 1:00:00 AM
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Family Fun Night is held every 3rd Monday of the month at the Main Library, 64 E. First St. Come down for BINGO night on May 19 from 7-8 pm.
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 Mesa Fire and Medical Department Community Health and Wellness Event
05-08-2014 at 8:30:00 AM
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Saturday, May 17 from 1 - 4 p.m. at Fiesta Mall
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 Local author reads to Mesa fourth graders via live webcast from THINKspot
05-07-2014 at 12:30:00 PM
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More than 180 fourth grade students from Mesa's Eisenhower School of Innovation and Summit Academy were treated to a webcast of author Conrad Storad reading his book "Fang and Stinger (An Arachnid Story)", live from THINKspot at the Red Mountain Library on Wednesday morning.
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 Zombies attack Mesa Library
05-07-2014 at 8:45:00 AM
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Teens can release some stress and assemble marshmallow shooters to practice their aim on zombie targets. Join the fun on May 15, 4-5 pm at the Main Library, 64 E. First St.
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 Arizona Museum of Natural History to host Arizona Humanities Council Program
05-07-2014 at 7:00:00 AM
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On Monday, May 12, at 4 p.m. the Arizona Museum of Natural History, 53 N. Macdonald in Mesa, is hosting an Arizona Humanities Council program entitled Rock Hounds and River Rats: The 1937 Carnegie-CalTech Grand Canyon Expedition presented by Erik Berg.
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 Republic Services is title sponsor for Arizona Celebration of Freedom
05-07-2014 at 6:30:00 AM
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The Republic Services Arizona Celebration of Freedom will be held Friday, July 4 from 6 p.m. to 10:30 p.m. at the Mesa Amphitheatre and Mesa Convention Center campus, 263 N. Center St., and along Center Street between Second Street and University Drive.
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 New eBill/ePay Incentive Program in Mesa
05-06-2014 at 7:30:00 AM
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Mesa City Council has approved a new eBill/ePay Incentive Program. You can now sign up online for electronic billing and automatic bank draft payment programs and receive a $20 credit on your utility bill.
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 Keeping your family stories alive through journaling
05-05-2014 at 12:45:00 PM
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A free workshop will be held at the Red Mountain Library on how to keep your family stories alive through journaling. May 13 from 6-7:30 pm. For more information visit MesaLibrary.org
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 One Book AZ: Lauren Greasewater's War
05-05-2014 at 12:45:00 PM
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Local author and winner of One Book AZ "Lauren Greasewater's War," Stephen Hirst will be at the Main Library, 64 E. First St. on May 10 from 1-2 pm.
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 Substance abuse prevention seminar offered at Mesa Libraries
05-01-2014 at 3:15:00 PM
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Mesa Library is offering a 5-week seminar on Substance Abuse prevention. Starting on May 7. Registration is required. For more information visit MesaLibrary.org
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 U.S. Paralympic team attending Desert Challenge Games in Mesa
04-30-2014 at 1:00:00 AM
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Mesa is hosting the Desert Challenge Games on May 9-11 at Red Mountain High School, Skyline Aquatic Center and Usery Mountain Archery Range. DesertChallengeGames.com
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 Mesa announces Wingstock winner ATL Wings for a second year
04-28-2014 at 3:15:00 PM
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Congratulations to this year's Wingstock winners: ATL Wings! Voted best and hottest wings this year.
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 Mayor Alex Finter announces formation of Falcon Strategic Visioning Commission
04-24-2014 at 3:30:00 PM
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To accelerate the pace of economic progress and ensure that the Falcon Field Area continues to excel and grow, Mayor Alex Finter announced the formation of the Falcon Strategic Visioning Commission. The Commission's purpose is to develop a strategic vision for the Falcon Field Area. For more information contact City of Mesa Chief of Staff, Kathy Macdonald at kathy.macdonald@mesaaz.gov or (480) 644-3002.
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 Red Mountain Library launches business programs
04-24-2014 at 2:30:00 PM
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Red Mountain Library is hosting a free workshop on "How to start and build a new business". May 3 and May 10th at 1 pm. Register through MesaLibrary.org.
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 Terry Benelli appointed as District 2 Councilmember
04-24-2014 at 1:30:00 AM
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The Mesa City Council, during a special Council meeting this morning, has appointed Terry Benelli to serve as interim District 2 Councilmember. Benelli will fill the council spot created by the ascension of Vice Mayor/District 2 Councilmember Alex Finter to Mayor.
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 Public Assistance Needed in Unsolved Homicide
04-23-2014 at 11:00:00 AM
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The Mesa Police Department is seeking help from the public to identify a homicide victim and any potential suspect or suspects.
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 Date Street Slated to Reopen
04-23-2014 at 1:45:00 AM
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 Learning about hospice care at Mesa Library
04-23-2014 at 9:00:00 AM
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Dobson Ranch Library is offering two workshops on hospice care on April 26 & April 29.
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 Community Cinema Series: Medora
04-22-2014 at 4:30:00 PM
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PBS Documentary "Medora" will be show at the Mesa Main Library on Sat., April 26 at 6 pm.
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 Metso to relocate equipment repair facility to Mesa
04-22-2014 at 9:00:00 AM
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Metso Mineral Industries is relocating its industrial equipment repair and field service facility to southeast Mesa. The 44,000 square foot facility will be constructed at 8223 E. Pecos Road. The move will plan to create 40 new jobs.
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 Date Street Closed Due to Water Main Break
04-21-2014 at 7:30:00 AM
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 Mesa rebuilds Porter Park with $20,000 grant from Let's Play and KaBOOM!
04-17-2014 at 12:00:00 PM
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Help rebuild Porter Park on Sat., April 26 at 7 am at 420 E. 8th St. For more info visit: MesaAZ.gov/parksrec.
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 Mesa seeks to fill temporary City Council seat
04-17-2014 at 1:45:00 AM
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District 2 residents interested in serving their community are encouraged to apply for a temporary appointment to the Mesa City Council. The vacancy was created by the ascension of Vice Mayor-District 2 Councilmember Alex Finter to Mayor. Applications are available online at www.mesaaz.gov/council/application.aspx. The deadline to apply is April 21 at 6pm.
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 Bike2Work & Earth Expo Event Scheduled for April 22
04-17-2014 at 8:00:00 AM
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Ride, walk, rollerblade, skate - or even drive - to Mesa City Plaza to enjoy a breakfast that will benefit Sunshine Acre's Children Home.
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 Vacancy in the Office of the Mayor and August 26, 2014 Primary Election
04-16-2014 at 1:00:00 PM
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The Office of the Mayor became vacant on April 16, 2014 and in accordance with the Mesa City Charter, all candidates for the Office of Mayor must declare themselves a candidate for Mayor and file a Statement of Organization within ten (10) days from the date the vacancy occurred.
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 State Route 24 'Open House' provided chance to check new freeway connection in Mesa
04-15-2014 at 6:45:00 PM
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An open house has been held to show off the first stretch of State Route 24, the Gateway Freeway, which will be finished early next month. The mile-long segment of SR 24 between Loop 202 Santan Freeway and Ellsworth Road will improve access to Phoenix-Mesa Gateway Airport and other local business and housing developments.
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 Registration open for Hershey's Track and Field Games
04-15-2014 at 1:30:00 PM
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The Hershey's Track and Field Games will be held on May 3 at 9 am at Red Mountain High School. Registration is now open. Kids 9-14 can compete for free! For more info visit: MesaAZ.gov/youthsports.
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 Mesa Animal Control participates in pet adoptions at City park
04-15-2014 at 1:00:00 AM
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Mesa Animal Control will participate in the Helpful Honda Pet Adoption Sat., April 26 from 10am to 2pm at Countryside Park, 3130 E. Southern Ave. A Mesa Animal Control Officer will be there to talk with citizens to encourage pet adoptions, help them select animals and offer tips on proper care. Maricopa County Animal Care and Control and Valley Honda Dealers are sponsoring the event.
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 Councilmember David Luna and Mesa Counts on College present free screening of "First Generation"
04-14-2014 at 1:00:00 PM
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District 5 Councilmember David Luna and Mesa Counts on College are hosting a free screening of the film "First Generation" on Wednesday, April 23 at Mesa Arts Center's Piper Theatre, 1 E. Main St. Doors open at 6 p.m. with the film beginning at 6:30 p.m.
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 Arena Grand Prix draws in Phelps, Lochte and Ledecky to compete
04-14-2014 at 11:15:00 AM
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The Area Grand Prix is 3-day meet held at Skyline Aquatic Center, 845 N. Crismon Road. Olympic gold medalist and world record holders will be competing. Buy tickets online at www.MesaGrandPrix.com
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 Public hearings scheduled for This is My Mesa: 2040 General Plan
04-14-2014 at 1:45:00 AM
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Mesa's Planning and Zoning Board will hold 3 public hearings to get more input from residents on a second draft of This is My Mesa - Mesa 2040 General Plan. The meetings will be held during the regular April and May Planning and Zoning Board meetings and during a special meeting April 30 at 6pm at Red Mountain Library, 637 N. Power Rd. Details of the General Plan are available at www.thisismymesa.org
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 Celebrate Mesa free party in the park
04-14-2014 at 1:30:00 AM
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Celebrate Mesa is a FREE party in the park on April 26 from 2-6 pm at Pioneer Park, 526 E. Main St. For more info visit: MesaAZ.gov/parksrec.
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 Looking for something to do this Friday or Saturday? Try Downtown Mesa!
04-10-2014 at 1:15:00 PM
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Downtown Mesa has everything you could want. If you knew it, you?d do it!
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 Maricopa Association of Governments recognizes Mayor Scott Smith
04-10-2014 at 1:00:00 PM
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Mesa Mayor Scott Smith was recognized by the Regional Council of the Maricopa Association of Governments (MAG) with a Resolution of Appreciation on March 26. Smith, who is MAG Regional Council Chair, was recognized for his extensive involvement and leadership in the organization.
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 Love match at Dobson Library
04-10-2014 at 9:30:00 AM
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Local author Steve Brass will be holding a signing and workshop for his book "Love Match: 50 Questions to Find Your Mate" held on April 19 from 1-3 pm at Dobson Ranch Library. Free and open to the public.
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 Mesa residents invited to attend landfill and recycling sorting facility workshop and tour
04-09-2014 at 2:30:00 PM
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Mesa residents are invited to attend a landfill and recycling facility workshop and tour on Saturday, April 26th at the Salt River Landfill. This is an opportunity for residents to find out what happens to their items once they are collected from their trash and recycle barrels. Advance registration is required and space is limited. To register or for more information, please visit mesarecycles.org.
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 Energy Resources Department Receives Prestigious Designation
04-09-2014 at 2:00:00 PM
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 Community Conversations on Inclusion and Diversity to be held in Mesa
04-09-2014 at 1:15:00 AM
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Mesa's Human Relations Advisory Board will host a three-part event entitled Mesa Speaks, Mesa Listens: Community Conversations on Inclusion and Diversity. The board invites Mesa residents and those who may have felt discrimination within Mesa city limits to participate. The first meeting is Sat., April 26 from 10am to noon at the Mesa Utilities Community Room, 640 N. Mesa Drive. For more information, visit www.mesaaz.gov/diversity
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 Mesa celebrates Arbor Day April 25
04-08-2014 at 5:15:00 PM
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Mesa has declared Friday, April 25 as Arbor Day to celebrate the City's commitment to tree care and planting programs. Arbor Day activities will include a tree planting at the new Botanical Walk at McKellips and Ellsworth Park and volunteers reading The Lorax by Dr. Seuss to third grade classes at 12 of Mesa Public Schools.
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 Mesa seeks to fill openings on advisory boards and committees
04-08-2014 at 3:00:00 PM
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Expertise is needed for a host of positions opening up this summer on the City of Mesa's advisory boards and committees. For information about openings, along with meeting information and application forms, visit www.mesaaz.gov/government/advisory. If you are interested in serving and have questions about a specific board or committee, contact Mayor's Chief of Staff Kathy Macdonald at (480) 644-3002 or kathy.macdonald@mesaaz.gov.
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 Mesa recognizes its volunteers for their dedicated service to the City
04-08-2014 at 8:00:00 AM
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The City of Mesa recognized its volunteers at the April 7 City Council meeting as part of National Volunteer Week. Mesa's volunteers serve in a wide variety of roles in many City departments. In 2013, volunteers donated 255,908 hours of service to Mesa. If you are interested in volunteering, visit www.mesaaz.gov/volunteer
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 Auto Repair Program at Dobson Ranch Library
04-04-2014 at 12:30:00 PM
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Auto repair workshops held at Dobson Library every Saturdays at 11 am from April to March 2015. To view the topics visit: MesaLibrary.org.
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 Mesa Cemetery Tour offers fascinating stories and gravesite visits
04-03-2014 at 4:00:00 PM
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The Mesa Cemetery Tour, Saturday April 12, offers fascinating stories and gravesite visits. The tour has more than 20 stops including the graves of Waylon Jennings, Ernesto Miranda and Royal Air Force cadets who died during training at Falcon Field during World War II. The first tour begins at 8am and the last tour starts at 9am. Tickets will be sold beginning at 7:45am the day of the event only. For more, visit www.mesamuseum.org
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 Power Knowledge Corridor sign unveiling
04-03-2014 at 1:00:00 PM
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Mesa Mayor Scott Smith, Mesa Councilmember Scott Somers, County Supervisor Denny Barney and Gilbert Mayor John Lewis unveiled new internally illuminated Power Knowledge Corridor street names signs.
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 Mesa celebrates Water Awareness Month
04-03-2014 at 9:15:00 AM
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Mesa is celebrating April as Water Awareness Month. The City will have a series of weekly topics to promote the event. Mesa is also participating in the National Mayor's Challenge for Water Conservation as part of the celebration. The challenge offers a chance to win hundreds of prizes, including a Toyota Prius. For details, visit www.mesaaz.gov/conservation.
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 Mesa unveils new registration system
04-02-2014 at 1:45:00 AM
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Customers can now use the new Active system to register for programs and classes offered by Mesa Parks and Recreation, the i.d.e.a. Museum, and Arizona Museum of Natural History. Visit: http://activenet.active.com/mesaaz to create your new account and browse through programs and classes. Summer registration begins April 14.
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 CycloMesa Hits Downtown Mesa This Weekend
04-02-2014 at 9:00:00 AM
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 City of Mesa Creates Botanical Walkway as Part of National GRO1000 Gardens and Green Spaces Program
04-01-2014 at 5:00:00 PM
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A new Botanical Walkway at McKellips and Ellsworth Park is now a reality through The Scotts Miracle-Gro Company's and The U.S. Conference of Mayors' nationwide GRO1000 gardens and green spaces program. The new walkway, which was dedicated today, will be home to a model desert environment intended to increase the knowledge, understanding and appreciation of native horticulture among residents. The walkway was initially supported in 2012 as part of the iMesa Parks and Recreation Bond progr
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 Mayor Scott Smith Joins Nationwide Effort to Recognize Impact of National Service
04-01-2014 at 5:00:00 PM
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Mayor Scott Smith joined more than 1,750 mayors across the country for the second annual Mayors Day of Recognition for National Service. For more information visit www.nationalservice.gov/mayorsforservice.
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 Councilmember Chris Glover announces winners of Mesa's Big i.d.e.a. Drawing Contest
04-01-2014 at 1:45:00 PM
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District 4 Councilmember Chris Glover has selected the four winners of Mesa?s Big i.d.e.a. Drawing Contest. The contest, which was for Mesa kids ages six to 12, ran from Feb. 10 until March 21. Kids were asked to submit drawings depicting their favorite place or thing in Mesa.
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 Mesa partners with Nextdoor, the private social network for neighborhoods
04-01-2014 at 9:30:00 AM
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City of Mesa Neighborhood Outreach has launched a partnership with Nextdoor, www.nextdoor.com, the private social network for neighborhoods to improve citywide and neighbor-to-neighbor communications. Nextdoor allows Mesa residents to join private neighborhood websites to share information, including neighborhood public safety issues, community events and activities, local services and even lost pets.
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 Food for fines at the Mesa Library
04-01-2014 at 9:00:00 AM
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From April 14-26 bring in any non-perishable food items to the Mesa Library and $1 of your overdue fines will be waived. All donated items will support the United Food Bank.
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 Mesa Drive Open; Lane Restrictions in Place
03-31-2014 at 4:00:00 PM
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 Grand opening for La Mesita Apartments in Mesa
03-31-2014 at 2:30:00 PM
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A grand opening ceremony has been held for the La Mesita Apartments, 2254 W. Main St. The state-of-the-art apartment complex includes 80 units of affordable housing and replaces an old motel that served as a family homeless shelter. Approximately 30 units will be permanent, supportive housing for chronically homeless individuals and individuals who need more intensive support services.
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 Mesa Drive Closed Due to Gas Line Break
03-31-2014 at 1:15:00 PM
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Motorists are advised to take an alternate route due to a gas line break on Mesa Drive.
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 Groundbreaking for new Sheraton Hotel Mesa next to Cubs Park
03-31-2014 at 11:15:00 AM
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A groundbreaking ceremony has been held for Sheraton Hotel Mesa along the Paseo Rio Vista connecting Cubs Park with Riverview Park. the 4-story 180 room hotel will include 2 restaurants, bar pool, spa and a 26,000 square foot conference center. The hotel is expected to open in January 2015.
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 Registration open for youth Splish, Splash and Dash
03-31-2014 at 11:15:00 AM
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Youth Splish, Splash and Dash will be held on Sat. April 12 at Skyline Aquatic Center. Register today by visiting: MesaAZ.gov/parksrec.
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 Mesa residents encouraged to take advantage of Household Hazardous Waste Collection events
03-27-2014 at 1:30:00 AM
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The next Household Hazardous Waste Collection event will take place from 8 a.m.-noon on Saturday, April 5 at the Center Street Facility, 2412 N. Center St. Acceptable items include pool chemicals, batteries, appliances, electronics, fluorescent light bulbs, expired medication, etc. For more information, visit mesarecycles.org or call (480) 644-2221.
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 Haiku by You contest at Main Library
03-27-2014 at 8:30:00 AM
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Haiku by You poem contest is open for kids from 7-18 and adults. Enter online and vote for your favorite at www.MesaLibrary.org.
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 Volunteers Needed for CycloMesa
03-26-2014 at 2:30:00 PM
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 More than just books at Mesa Library
03-26-2014 at 2:15:00 PM
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Stuff-brary is a new program being offered at Mesa Library where patrons can check-out household items, play equipment and more with their library card. To view a list of items visit: MesaLibrary.org.
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 Digi-Day at Main Library
03-26-2014 at 9:30:00 AM
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Digi-Day at the Main Library will host the Overdrive Digital Bookmobile on March 31 from 11 am - 5 pm. Free events and food! Visit MesaLibrary.org for more info.
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 Registration begins for Mayor's Youth Summer of Service
03-24-2014 at 2:00:00 PM
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The Mayor's Youth Summer of Service is a series of service-learning projects especially designed for teens throught the month of June. Sign up at http://www.mesaaz.gov/volunteer/MYSOS.aspx.
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 Enjoy a free concert at the Mesa Arts Center Alliance Pavilion
03-24-2014 at 7:45:00 AM
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If you knew it, you'd do it. Downtown Mesa is alive with activities! If you haven't been downtown recently then we invite you to come and see all that's going on!
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 Red Mountain Library presents Local Author Fair
03-21-2014 at 1:00:00 AM
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The 3rd Annual Local Author Fair will be held Sat., March 29 at Red Mountain Library, 635 N. Power Road, from 1pm to 5pm. Authors will be on hand to sign and display their work. Books will be available for purchase. The Author Fair is free to the public.
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 Learn to Solder workshop at Main Library
03-21-2014 at 9:30:00 AM
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You can learn how to properly solder electronics using LED robot badges at the Learn to Solder Workshop at the Main Library, 64 E. 1st St., Tues., March 25 from 5:30pm to 8pm. Kids 10 and over can attend. Children under 14 must have a guardian present. To register, visit www.mesalibrary.org
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 District 1 will host next Building Strong Neighborhoods Initiative
03-20-2014 at 2:30:00 PM
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Emerson Manor will be the site for the next Building Strong Neighborhoods Initiative in Mesa. The program will begin with an orientation meeting Thur., March 27 at 6:30pm at Emerson Elementary, 415 N. Westwood, in the cafeteria. Details are available at www.mesaaz.gov
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 Mesa introduces Mesa 411
03-20-2014 at 8:00:00 AM
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Enhancement to the address search map on Mesaaz.gov using GPS location.
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 Clean Water Mobile Learning Experience comes to Mesa
03-19-2014 at 3:00:00 PM
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The Wyland Foundation's Clean Water Mobile Learning Experience will be on display at 2 locations in Mesa this week. The 1,000 square foot interactive exhibit on wheels will be at Mesa Main Library, 64 E. 1st St., Thurs., March 20 from 10am to 4pm and at Mesa Riverview Park on Cubs Way north of the playground Fri., March 21 from 10am to 4pm. More info is available at www.mesaaz.gov
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 Mesa Up @ Nite-this Friday
03-19-2014 at 12:30:00 PM
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Downtown Mesa businesses extend their hours and host local visual/performing artists
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 Mesa kicks off Love Your Block with $25,000 grant from Cities of Service
03-19-2014 at 9:15:00 AM
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Join Mayor Scott Smith, members of the Mesa City Council and HandsOn Greater Phoenix as we kick off Love Your Block by priming and painting the exterior of a Mesa resident?s home. The kickoff is Saturday, March 22 at 8 a.m. If you are interested in being a volunteer sign up at www.mesaaz.gov/lyb.
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 Free Rapid Startup School for entrepreneurs at LAUNCHPOINT
03-19-2014 at 8:15:00 AM
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Rapid Startup School is a free program to offer innovators a forum to develop an entrepreneurial mindset while learning the fundamentals of launching a new venture. The program, presented by ASU, will consist of 12 hour-long modules at LAUNCHPOINT, the Mesa Technology Accelerator, 6113 S. Kent St., at 6pm on Thursdays from April 10 through June 26. More details are available at www.mesaaccelerator.com
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 Arizona Museum of Natural History to host Adventures in Archaeology
03-18-2014 at 1:30:00 PM
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Arizona Museum of Natural History will be hosting Adventures in Archaeology, an overnight camp involving 2 amazing locations. The fun begins Fri., March 28 at 6pm at Mesa Grande Cultural Park, 1000 N. Date St., and ends at the Arizona Museum of Natural History, 53 N. Macdonald, at 9am on Sat., March 29. Details are available at www.azmnh.org
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 EPA 'Fix a Leak Week' encourages water efficiency
03-17-2014 at 3:45:00 PM
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As part of the EPA's Fix a Leak Week, the City of Mesa is asking its customers to check fixtures around the house for leaks that can waste hundreds of gallons of water per month. There is also a booklet called Find and Fix Leaks That Are Draining Your Budget available at any Mesa Library plus the Mesa Municipal Building at 55 N. Center St. and East Mesa Service Center, 6935 E. Decatur St.
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 Councilmember Dennis Kavanaugh named to Scottsdale Film Festival Advisory Board
03-17-2014 at 11:30:00 AM
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District 3 Councilmember Dennis Kavanaugh has been appointed to the Scottsdale Film Festival Advisory Board for a four-year term. The appointment was announced by Kolby Granville, Chair of the Film Festival Advisory Board and a Tempe City Councilmember.
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 Free financial awareness workshops at Mesa Library
03-17-2014 at 1:15:00 AM
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The Mesa Main Library and Red Mountain Library will be presenting a series of free financial awareness workshops by the Society for Financial Awareness. A complete schedule of workshops is available at www.mesanow.org
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 Renovations underway to Hohokam Stadium and Fitch Park training facility for Oakland Athletics
03-13-2014 at 5:30:00 PM
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Massive renovations are underway at Hohokam Stadium and the Fitch Park training facility to accomodate the Oakland A's. The facilities will serve as the A's spring training home beginning with the 2015 Cactus League season. More details, including photos and renderings, are available at www.mesanow.org
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 Muhammad Ali filmmakers to speak at free Community Cinema event
03-13-2014 at 1:15:00 AM
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The director and producer of a 2013 movie about Muhammad Ali will speak at this month's free Community Cinema event. Director Bill Siegel and Producer Leon Gast will participate in a question and answer session following the screening of The Trials of Muhammad Ali Thursday, March 20 at 6pm at the Mesa Arts Center.
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 FREE Community Emergency Response Team Class Starting Soon!
03-12-2014 at 11:00:00 AM
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Community Emergency Response Teams (CERT) has classes open
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 Bicycle Commuting 101: Learn the benefits of cycling at Main Library
03-12-2014 at 1:45:00 AM
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Mesa Main Library is hosting a free bicycle commuting workshop on Thurs., March 20 from 6-7pm. Registration is required. Visit MesaLibrary.org.
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 Planned downtime of Web applications Thursday morning
03-12-2014 at 9:15:00 AM
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The City will be performing required updates to e-Commerce and Web supporting infrastructure this Thursday, March 13 from 12:01 a.m. to 5:00 a.m.
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 Gourmet Food Trucks
03-11-2014 at 12:45:00 PM
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Gourmet food trucks will be on the campus of the Mesa Arts Center!
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 Mesa Up @ Nite
03-11-2014 at 1:00:00 AM
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Downtown Mesa businesses extend their hours on 10 selected nights, to host local visual and performing artists as they perform, demonstrate or offer hands-on activities, all for free. 40 local artists will participate with 20 locations staying open later on the 10 selected nights. Explore all that Downtown has to offer!
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 Artful Tales: Play, Watch and Learn at Mesa Libraries
03-10-2014 at 4:45:00 PM
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Artful Tales presented by the i.d.e.a. Museum is an interactive storytime. Four presentations will be held at the Mesa Library. Visit MesaLibrary.org to view the schedule.
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 Mesa Transportation Benefits from Southwest Conservation Corps Partnership
03-10-2014 at 4:15:00 PM
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The Mesa Transportation Department is reaping the benefits of a partnership Mesa Counts on College has with Southwest Conservation Corps by having storm drain work completed in city park retention basins.
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 Public comment period begins for proposed HUD Annual Action Plan
03-10-2014 at 3:00:00 PM
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A 30-day public comment period is underway for the City's proposed Fiscal Year 2014/2015 Annual Action Plan regarding funding from HUD. The funds are used for housing and community development activities that primarily benefit low and moderate-income residents and help in the prevention of slum or blighting influences. More details are available at www.mesanow.org
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 spark! Mesa's Festival of Creativity Takes Over Mesa Arts Center, March 19-23
03-10-2014 at 2:45:00 PM
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spark! Mesa?s Festival of Creativity is a free, five-day event with opportunities to enter fun and engaging environments, enjoy and make music, create art, manipulate interactive art, and experience all things creative!
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 spark! Mesa's Festival of Creativity
03-10-2014 at 8:00:00 AM
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spark! Mesa?s Festival of Creativity (March 19 - 23, 12-7PM, FREE!) features the Austin Bike Zoo?s menagerie of rideable bike animals, Carpetbag Brigade Physical Theater?s stilt walking artists, numerous interactive art pieces, stunning exhibitions, concerts throughout the day, and endless hands-on activities. An immersive festival for all ages, plan to spend the day discovering and experimenting with all things creative at this year?s spark! festival. NEW this year: spark! After Dark (March 2
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 Hershey's Track and Field Games
03-07-2014 at 1:45:00 AM
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