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PARADISE VALLEY NEWS & OPINION
News

Arizona tops 112,000 cases of COVID-19

The Arizona Department of Health Services is reporting over 112,000 cases of COVID-19 as of Thursday morning.

Paradise Valley Town Council candidate forum July 9

A candidate forum will be electronically recorded in partnership between the Town of Paradise Valley and Independent Newsmedia at 6 p.m. Thursday, July 9. The forum will be streamed through the …

Paradise Valley allocates AZCares funds to help subside COVID-19 financial strains

Paradise Valley officials have accepted about $1.7 million in federal funds to reimburse and cover costs incurred due to COVID-19. The funds are earmarked to go to police salaries, which will …

PV police department’s eldercare program to be featured in a podcast later this year

Paradise Valley Police Department’s elder assistance program was recently featured on a police podcast to be released later this year. The You Are Not Alone Program was founded in Paradise …

Arizona tops 108,000 cases of COVID-19

The Arizona Department of Health Services is reporting over 108,000 cases of COVID-19 as of Wednesday morning. In Arizona, there are 108,614 cases and 1,963 deaths of the novel coronavirus, up …

Paradise Valley vows to work through, defend against Five Star lawsuit

The Town of Paradise Valley will work to protect the best interests of Paradise Valley residents and remain true to the spirit and the letter of its agreements with Five Star Development in response …

Arizona adds over 100 deaths of COVID-19, new daily high

Arizona health officials have added over 100 deaths of COVID-19 to the state’s total, though nearly half of them are due to death certificate matching.

Medical marijuana in Arizona becomes streamlined

The state of Arizona has already made technological changes to the medical marijuana program in the years since its been implemented.
Opinion

Nursing homes have become ground zero in the coronavirus disease 2019 COVID-19 pandemic, with outbreaks causing high rates of illness and death among vulnerable residents living together in close …

Summer is here and much like you swap out your winter wardrobe for summer attire, the same goes for your skin care. At Vibrant Skin Bar, our aestheticians and medical providers --- we call …
Living in Paradise
Business

Greater Phoenix Chamber names new members to VYP Board

The Greater Phoenix Chamber has appointed five new members to its Valley Young Professionals Board of Directors.

Small businesses, nonprofits may be eligible for county grants

Small businesses and nonprofits experiencing financial hardship due to the COVID-19 pandemic may be able to get some relief, thanks to Maricopa County grant program that opens this week.

The Palmeraie enters final stretch of construction, sees health upgrades

The first phase of the $2 billion development The Palmeraie, which sits on the Scottsdale-Paradise Valley line, is entering the home-stretch of completion.

Hermosa Inn, Lon’s reopens with myriad experiences, offerings

Paradise Valley's The Hermosa Inn and its restaurant, LON’s, reopened June 17 with enhanced care and cleanliness protocols to ensure guests’ comfort and safety.

Artists team with Suns Charities to benefit businesses

Phoenix Suns Charities enlisted the help of six local artists to collaborate on a special T-shirt design that benefits Local First Arizona, a nonprofit that champions locally owned Arizona businesses.
Education

Scottsdale Unified School District has its expenditure budget for the 2020-21 school year but the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic may cast a shadow on budget plans for years to come.

Like an old-fashioned game of freeze tag, many norms synonymous with going back to school are at a standstill until things can somewhat melt back to normal.
Entertainment
Baseball is back and the Arizona D-backs will start their season in San Diego against the Padres before returning to Chase Field to host the Los Angeles Dodgers on July 30.

Arizona Diamondbacks gear up for 60-game season

Major League Baseball announced the 2020 60-game D-backs schedule which will consist of 10 games against the Colorado Rockies, Los …
Scottsdale artist Casey Cheuvront joins The Great American Paint In.

Pandemic inspires Cheuvront for ‘The Great American Paint In’

Scottsdale artist Casey Cheuvront, who describes herself as “too young for Medicare and too old for carpools,” joins five other …
July Fourth Fireworks begin at about 9 p.m. with a backdrop against the McDowell Mountains.

Freedom Fest 2020 at The Princess - Reimagined begins July 2

The Fairmont Scottsdale Princess will celebrate its 10th Annual 4th of July Freedom Fest on Thursday, July 2, culminating with a …
WestWorld of Scottsdale will host Pop Up Events live streaming UFC 251 on Saturday, July 11.

SLE to host Pop Up Events at WestWorld of Scottsdale

WestWorld of Scottsdale will be the venue for live streaming of UFC 251, Pop Up Events hosted by Steve LeVine Entertainment & Public …
Children ages 6-12 are encouraged to participate in DST’s annual summer camp to receive hands-on theatrical training in a non-competitive, fun environment.

DST hosts 2nd series of summer camp

After a successful first session earlier this month, Desert Stages Theatre will host the second session of its three-part Summer Camp …
Scottsdale artist Jason Napier’s bronze Jackrabbit statue called, “Weedeater” will be on the cover of Hidden in the Hills Artist Directory.

HITH names Scottsdale resident Napier for directory cover artist

Hidden in the Hills, scheduled for Friday through Sunday, Nov. 20-22 and Nov. 27-29, has chosen Jason Napier’s Whimsical Bronze …

Return of the movie theater: A pandemic guide to movie-going in 2020

In a typical year, the time between the Academy Awards and the summer blockbuster season has provided moviegoers with a steady, highly …
Broadway Jukebox returns from July 10 to August 16 in the Mainstage venue of Fountain Hills Theater, 11445 N. Saguaro Blvd.

Broadway Jukebox opens at Fountain Hills Theater, July 10-Aug. 16

Broadway Jukebox --- the world’s first and only interactive Broadway musical --- returns from July 10 to Aug. 16 at Fountain Hills …
Chandler artist Mary Neubauer designed “Traceries,” a series of eight recycle/trash bins installed along the Scottsdale Waterfront in May.

Artist-designed recycle bins adds more color to Scottsdale Waterfront

A new artwork series called, “Traceries,” adds colorful and environmentally-friendly trash receptacles to the south bank of the …
Mavis Staples performs at Scottsdale Center for the Performing Arts on Sunday, Nov. 8.

Scottsdale Center for the Performing Arts shares season schedule

Scottsdale Center for the Performing Arts recently announced its season filled with performances featuring celebrated artists, local …
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