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Severe Thunderstorm Warning issued September 15 at 11:32PM MST expiring September 16 at 12:30AM MST in effect for: Pima, Pinal Flash Flood Watch issued September 15 at 2:54PM MST expiring September 18 at 6:00PM MST in effect for: Apache, Coconino, Gila, Navajo, Yavapai Flash Flood Watch issued September 15 at 2:47PM MST expiring September 18 at 6:00PM MST in effect for: Gila, La Paz, Maricopa, Pinal MESA, AZ - With more storms on the horizon, flood victims in Mesa are in a race against time to save any belongings that aren't already water logged. He had two-inches of water in his home and says the aftermath has been physically, mentally and emotionally draining.
MusicaNova Orchestra and Arizona Piano will showcase ten of Arizona's brightest musicians with its Young Artists Series for the 2014-15 Season. Selected by MusicaNova's Young Artists Coordinators Hong Zhu, Fei Xu, and Elizabeth McKinnon, the Series provides an opportunity for young talent to perform for live audiences in the recital hall of Arizona Piano .
TV stations ask judge to reconsider ruling on Arias coverage TV stations ask to judge to reconsider ruling on Jodi Arias trial coverage Check out this story on azcentral.com: http://azc.cc/1s3OjZP First Amendment Attorney David Bodney presented argument to lift a ban on airing video of the Arias trial on nightly newscasts. Arias' defense team objected, prosecutor Juan Martinez did not.
A Mesa doctor accused of inappropriately touching two female patients during medical exams has pleaded not guilty. Maricopa County prosecutors say Dr. Manuel Abrante entered his plea Monday.
Mesa may create a "Heritage Neighborhood" designation, which would honor the significance of certain areas without imposing the strict zoning and architectural requirements that go with historic status. Mesa areas ineligible for historic status may be honored Mesa may create a "Heritage Neighborhood" designation, which would honor the significance of certain areas without imposing the strict zoning and architectural requirements that go with historic status.
With more rain in the forecast this week, water-weary residents who are still cleaning up after last week's flooding are doing what they can to protect their homes and property. "Hurricane Odile has made landfall in the Baja Peninsula and it is working its way up toward Arizona right now," 3TV meteorologist April Warnecke explaining that rain chances start Monday night into Tuesday morning, with the heaviest rain likely Wednesday and Thursday in several rounds of showers.
Reed Timmer will deliver the first of four Maricopa Community Colleges Honors Forum lectures next Wednesday, September 17. Having intercepted more than 250 tornadoes and a dozen powerful hurricanes during the last decade, Reed Timmer is well known as the most successful and extreme storm chaser in the world. He is one of a few to document a F5 tornado and the most devastating hurricane in U.S. history, Hurricane Katrina.
But Apple certainly wasn't ready to go live with full production in February. It was as recently as Aug. 5 that GT Advanced Technologies' CEO Tom Gutierrez said the following: "The build-out of our Arizona facility, which has involved taking a 1.4 million square foot facility from a shell to a functional structure and the installation of over 1 million square feet of sapphire growth and fabrication equipment, is nearly complete and we are commencing the transition to volume production."
A Mesa preschool is in a heated dispute with Groupon , the online deal-making company. Munchkin's Preschool , near Power and Baseline roads, opened in August.
Kinky Boots, the smash-hit musical that brings together four-time Tony Award-winner Harvey Fierstein and Grammy Award-winning rock icon Cyndi Lauper , kicked off its national tour last week in Las Vegas, running through September 14, 2014, and followed by other United States west coast stops in Tempe, San Diego, Portland, Seattle, Denver, Los Angeles, San Francisco and Costa Mesa before heading east in 2015. The full tour route can be found at www.kinkybootsthemusical.com .
Cheers to the man who brought beer to Mesa Mesa has a new statue honoring former Mayor Zeb Pearce, the city's first beer distributor. Check out this story on azcentral.com: http://azc.cc/1tIwM5D Former Mesa Mayor Zeb Pearce arrived in the city in a covered wagon in 1882 and went on to open the city's first beer distributorship.
Molino's Cuisine, the popular contemporary Mexican restaurant at 1064 N. Waco that has been packing in big lunch crowds since it opened in May of last year, is adding an east-side location. Owner Mario Quiroz confirmed on Thursday that he will open a second Molino's in the building at 7817 E. 37th St. N. that was first built in 2010 to house hot dog restaurant Linkhaus.
Community members in Mesa await the arrival of 9-year-old CJ Burford, whose cross-country bike ride is raising money for cancer. Boy biking cross country for cancer charity to stop in Mesa Community members in Mesa await the arrival of 9-year-old CJ Burford, whose cross-country bike ride is raising money for cancer.
Mesa officials are reviewing an advisory committee's recommendations on how best to develop the lands around Falcon Field in the northeast section of the city. The committee of business leaders from the area met over the past five months to formulate a strategy to strengthen the area assets and smooth out the challenges.
Updated: Tue Sep 16, 2014 09:53 am
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