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Fall Brings Three New Adult Recreation Programs

July 7, 2022 at 8:48 am
Despite our triple digit temperatures, fall is around the corner, and so is registration for Mesa Parks and Recreation fall season programs and activities. This year, Mesa Parks and Recreation will offer three new adult activities: Mesa Hikes!,...

Early Voting Begins for Aug. 2 Primary

July 6, 2022 at 10:15 am
Early voting for the Aug. 2 Primary Election starts today, July 6, through July 29. Ballots will be mailed on July 6 to residents on the Active Early Voting List. Drop boxes and early voting locations will also be available July 6 through Primary...

Mesa Residents Set Path to Become a Climate Ready Community

July 5, 2022 at 7:54 pm
A year after adopting its Mesa Climate Action Plan (MCAP), the City is on a path to becoming a climate-ready community. Mesa City Council has approved the first update to the MCAP based on community engagement and feedback, which identified...

Mesa Fire and Medical Department selects new Assistant Fire Chief

June 30, 2022 at 2:40 pm
The Mesa Fire and Medical Department announced today that Deputy Chief Forrest Smith has been selected as the new Assistant Fire Chief replacing Assistant Chief Mike Dunn, who is retiring in July. Smith is the first African American to serve as an...

CO+HOOTS Coworking Community Opens in Mesa

June 30, 2022 at 11:57 am
CO+HOOTS, a fast-growing coworking community, has opened in downtown Mesa. The occasion was marked by a ribbon-cutting ceremony held this morning at CO+HOOTS’ new workspace at Benedictine University, 225. E. Main St.“CO+HOOTS has emerged as the...

Newly Renovated Viewing Area Offers Unique Space to Watch Aircraft at Falcon Field

June 29, 2022 at 1:00 pm
Mesa residents have a new place to delight in aviation with the opening of a newly renovated aircraft viewing area at Falcon Field Airport.The viewing area is located adjacent to the airport terminal building and air traffic control tower at 4800...

Mesa Police to Enforce Fireworks Laws over the 4th of July Holiday

June 21, 2022 at 10:21 am
The Mesa Police Department will be conducting an education and enforcement project on local firework laws over the 4th of July holiday. In December 2010 the State of Arizona reversed its previous ban on the consumer sale and use of certain types of...

City of Mesa Becomes First Municipality in SRP Territory to Max Out SRP Energy-Efficiency Rebates

June 21, 2022 at 7:30 am
It isn’t an easy feat. A milestone no other city in Salt River Project territory has ever reached, until now. SRP launched its Business Rebates in 2009 and the City of Mesa is the first municipality ever to earn the maximum of $300,000 annually in...

Salvation Army Offers Heat Relief to Vulnerable Community Members

June 20, 2022 at 2:21 pm
The Salvation Army, 24 E. 6th St, is opening daily from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. through Sept. 30, offering our most vulnerable community members indoor cooling, a bagged lunch, water and a place to rest. The City of Mesa has partnered with the Salvation...

Murals Celebrate Mesa's Asian District's Cultures, Commerce & Community

June 17, 2022 at 2:00 pm
Work has begun on the first set of several planned murals in the Asian District, a one-mile stretch on Dobson Road in West Mesa, roughly between Main Street and Broadway Road. This collection of murals features the iconic animals of the Chinese...

Mesa Asks You to be Monsoon Ready

June 15, 2022 at 2:18 pm
Summer ushers in the season of storms, when a monsoon may start quickly and lead to downed power lines and trees, power outages and flooded streets in a matter of minutes. The elderly and homebound individuals are among the most vulnerable during the...

Get Your Landscape Ready for Monsoon Rains

June 13, 2022 at 9:59 am
The monsoon season is days away – according to the National Weather Service, it runs from June 15 to September 30 – and the City of Mesa wants you to be ready. Forecasts indicate that we may have a very wet and active monsoon season this summer, so...

Mesa Kicks Off Hydration Donation Campaign to Save Lives

June 1, 2022 at 11:43 am
Since 2007, the annual Mesa Hydration Donation Campaign has been saving lives during the extreme Arizona heat. City elected officials and community and business leaders are urging the public to join in this annual effort to collect 600,000 bottles of...

The Science and Art of Storytelling Every Saturday in June and July at Arizona Museum of Natural History

June 1, 2022 at 7:53 am
Join the Arizona Museum of Natural History for two hours of non-stop science and storytelling fun from 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. every Saturday in June and July. Local Arizona authors and storytellers will read their books or tell a story accompanied...

Library Summer Reading Program Offers Oceans of Possibilities

May 25, 2022 at 9:03 am
Registering for summer reading is a fun and smart way to start the summer. Mesa Public Library is participating in the countywide Summer Reading Program, June 1 through Aug. 1, encouraging people of all ages to read at least 20 minutes a day.This...

Mesa Pools Open May 28

May 23, 2022 at 3:15 pm
All City of Mesa pools will open for the summer beginning Saturday, May 28. 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.mesaparks.com/pools. The City of...

Mesa Animal Control Reminds Residents to Keep Pets Safe in the Heat

April 26, 2022 at 10:27 am
With the dog days of summer upon us, the City of Mesa and Mesa Animal Control are reminding residents to protect their pets as the thermometer rises in Arizona. The heat can affect pets in many ways, from causing dehydration to burning their skin and...

Two-Million-Square-Foot Gateway Grand Breaks Ground in Southeast Mesa

June 28, 2022 at 10:25 am
Greystar, an international development and management company, broke ground today on Gateway Grand, a more than two-million-square-foot, three-building industrial park at the northeast corner of Sossaman and Pecos Roads in Mesa.“Mesa is...

KP Aviation Celebrates Grand Opening in Mesa

June 2, 2022 at 12:18 pm
A cutting-edge, woman-owned international aerospace business in an overwhelmingly male dominated industry has relocated from Reno, Nevada to Mesa. KP Aviation celebrated the grand opening of its new headquarters this morning at 7943 E. Ray Road in...

Do you Know Your H2O? Mesa’s new water quality report highlights quality, reliability, value, and service.

June 1, 2022 at 8:18 am
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.  For over 100 years, the City of Mesa has been committed to...

Mesa Launches Together Mesa Initiative

May 19, 2022 at 10:26 am
Mesa is home to over 500 thousand people of different races, places of origins, faiths, identities and abilities, per the U.S. Census. Today, Mesa launched its Together Mesa initiative to advance equity, inclusion and accessibility in Mesa. This...

Mesa Enacts Water Shortage Management Plan

May 18, 2022 at 1:47 pm
Due to historic drought, climate change and over-allocation, conditions on the Colorado River are worsening. While deeper shortages may come quicker than anticipated, Mesa recognizes the situation is serious and continues to strategically plan for a...

Mesa Police Roll Out New Public Portal to Simplify Complaint and Commendation Process

May 18, 2022 at 9:56 am
It is the policy of the Mesa Police Department to thoroughly record and expeditiously investigate all complaints, to take swift corrective disciplinary action when appropriate, to take swift corrective procedural action when necessary, and to protect...

Mesa Arts Center Announces the 2022-2023 Performing Live Season

May 5, 2022 at 1:28 pm
Mesa Arts Center is excited to announce the 2022-2023 Performing Live season. Highlights include the Chicago Symphony Orchestra, Nella, Blue Man Group, Disney DCappella, Lila Downs, Kathleen Turner, Penn &Teller, Emmet Cohen Trio, Alan Menken,...

Applications Being Accepted for Second Year of Mesa College Promise

April 21, 2022 at 5:04 pm
Applications are being accepted through July 15 for the Mesa College Promise program for the 2022-2023 academic year.Current high school students residing in Mesa who are on target to earn a high school diploma from a public, private, charter,...

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