Mesa kicks off Hydration Donation Campaign to save lives

June 2, 2021 at 2:10 pm
Mesa's Hydration Donation Campaign is underway to save lives. The goal is to collect 400,000 bottles of water to help people in need during the extreme Arizona heat. Details at

Independent Survey: Mesa Residents Feel Safe and Have a Positive Perception of Police Department

June 3, 2021 at 9:08 am
The results of an independent survey conducted by Arizona State University’s Morrison Institute for Public Policy, reveal that Mesa residents feel safe, protected, and maintain positive relationships with their police department.The survey found...

Save the Date for Arizona Celebration of Freedom Drive-In Fireworks Show

June 8, 2021 at 9:48 am
The 2021 Arizona Celebration of Freedom is once again a Drive-In Fireworks Show! The event will be held Saturday, July 3 from 9 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. in the parking lot of Fiesta Mall, 1425 W. Southern Ave.“Last year’s Arizona Celebration of Freedom...

Mesa Public Library resumes evening hours

June 14, 2021 at 10:50 am
Effective today, Mesa Public Library is again offering evening hours at all three locations. Hours are now 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. Monday through Thursday and 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Friday and Saturday at Main Library, 64 E. 1st St.; Red Mountain Branch, 635 N....

Funding still available from Emergency Rental and Utility Assistance Program to help residents impacted by COVID-19

April 12, 2021 at 10:30 am
The City of Mesa continues to accept applications for the 2021 Emergency Rental and Utility Assistance Program (ERAP) in response to COVID-19’s financial impact to Mesa residents. Funded through the U.S. Consolidated Appropriations Act of 2021, the...

Mesa pools open May 29 - UPDATED INFORMATION

May 3, 2021 at 3:00 pm
All nine City of Mesa pools are open for the summer. 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 All pools will be open daily through July...

City of Mesa revises COVID-19 mitigation measures

May 17, 2021 at 6:32 pm
As the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) revises its COVID-19 mitigation policies, the City of Mesa is easing its face covering measures. Masks are now optional at all City facilities currently open to the public, such as arts and culture...

Arizona Museum of Natural History launches new format for summer camps in June

May 19, 2021 at 9:44 am
Arizona Museum of Natural History’s summer camp program is back with a new creative format for 2021. Like so many businesses we have had to “pivot” from our usual 100% in-person camps, and we are excited to offer several unique, fun summer camps for...

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

May 20, 2021 at 9:10 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 over 100 years, the City of Mesa has been committed to providing...

Summer Reading Program is back at Mesa Public Library

May 26, 2021 at 10:23 am
School’s out and what’s a better way to start the summer than registering for summer reading! Mesa Public Library is participating in the countywide Summer Reading Program, encouraging people of all ages to read at least 20 minutes a day.The theme...

City of Mesa announces Strategic Plan for Addressing Homelessness

March 24, 2021 at 12:45 pm
Mesa's Strategic Plan for Addressing Homelessness, a regional, data-driven approach, is now available.

Mesa Arts Center announces National Geographic Live 2021-2022 Subscription Renewals On Sale

March 29, 2021 at 9:49 am
Mesa Arts Center is thrilled to announce the 2021-2022 National Geographic Live Speaker Series. The series will offer audiences stunning imagery and stories from National Geographic's world-renowned photographers, scientists, authors, filmmakers, conservationists and adventurers. Season subscriptions to the series are on sale now at

New dinosaur discovered by volunteers at Arizona Museum of Natural History

April 12, 2021 at 10:43 am
Volunteers and Citizen Scientists of the Arizona Museum of Natural History (AzMNH) were recently involved in an exciting new discovery, unearthing a new species of dinosaur from the late Cretaceous. Meet Ornatops incantatus! who lived around 79...

Mesa installing downtown kiosks as key part of dynamic citizen engagement platform

April 1, 2021 at 3:09 pm
As part of the City of Mesa’s Smart City strategic plan, the City has partnered with Smart City Media to install ten dual screen smart digital kiosks throughout downtown Mesa and along the light rail corridor east to Gilbert Road. The digital kiosks...

New industrial development announced for Mesa's Gateway Area

May 3, 2021 at 10:08 am
Today, Abington Emerson announced it will construct a new Class A industrial development consisting of three buildings for a total of 97,121 square feet on 7.25 acres at the northwest corner of Ray Road and 71st Street next to the Phoenix-Mesa...

More than 1 million square feet of industrial space being constructed in the Elliot Road Technology Corridor of southeast Mesa

May 10, 2021 at 7:27 am
Marwest Enterprises, LLC, owner and developer, broke ground on a new, 1,080,240-square-foot speculative industrial development along the 202 Freeway in Southeast Mesa. The planned industrial buildings are located on the freeway-fronting northeast...

California Aeronautical University expands to Mesa's Falcon Field Airport

May 10, 2021 at 5:00 pm
California Aeronautical University (CAU) is proud to announce that its growing aviation university has officially opened the doors of its newest campus location at Falcon Field Airport (KFFZ) in Mesa, Arizona.With this new campus location, CAU will...

Writer in Residence offers free virtual workshops at Mesa Public Library

May 18, 2021 at 2:11 pm
Mesa Public Library is excited to continue our Writer in Residence program in partnership with Arizona State Library. Randy Lindsay is our Writer in Residence through July. Lindsay is the best-selling author of The Milkman's Son: A Memoir of Family...