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PARADISE VALLEY NEWS & OPINION
News

Paradise Valley police ask for information regarding recent burglary

The Paradise Valley Police Department received report of a residential burglary discovered at 4:31 p.m. on Monday, June 21, in the 4800 block of E. Pebble Ridge Road.
Art

View rocker Alice Cooper’s prized Andy Warhol ‘Little Electric Chair’ at Larsen Gallery, June 24

For the first time in Scottsdale since consigning rock star Alice Cooper’s multi-million-dollar Andy Warhol, the public has an opportunity to view the famous piece of art.
PANDEMIC SOLUTIONS

County conducting COVID-19 impacts survey

A new survey from Maricopa County Department of Public Health asks county residents ages 12 and older how COVID-19 has impacted them and their families.
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Scottsdale hotel immigration facility draws mixed response

Arizona Attorney General Mark Brnovich is urging representatives of the Scottsdale hotel being used as a temporary immigration facility to reconsider its plans, calling the situation a “grave …
Education

Tension builds at West-MEC over ASBA membership

Trouble is brewing in the West Valley as one school district seeks to sever ties with the state’s school board association.
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Slow and steady: Paradise Valley looks to keep traffic calm

If you’re a driver who likes to push the peddle to the metal in Paradise Valley, new traffic calming tools and ideas to slow you down may be coming soon. To address speeding through …
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Arizona Super Bowl Host Committee haggles with Paradise Valley in pursuit to fulfill NFL bid

The Town of Paradise Valley is likely to contribute $50,000 to the Arizona Super Bowl Host Committee for the 2023 national championship game to be held in Glendale, although some stipulations come …

Paradise Valley police seek information on a recent home burglary

The Paradise Valley Police Department responded to a residential burglary that occurred in the 5000 block of East Lincoln Drive.
COVID-19

Pfizer vaccine event hosted in Paradise Valley

People ages 12 and up can receive a first dose of the COVID-19 vaccine at El Chorro in Paradise Valley on June 7. The vaccination clinic will be 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Monday, June 7. This event is for …
Government

Paradise Valley gives funding to 2 community organizations

Town of Paradise Valley officials are poised to provide $25,000 to two community programs following a needs assessment that identified underserved areas. The council will vote Thursday, May 27, …
Opinion

Sadly, we are seeing deaths from heart disease and stroke on the rise. The good news is that heart disease and stroke can be prevented 80% of the time by making healthy choices. The American …

I have lived in Paradise Valley for 27 years, the first 10 years of which was a slice of heaven. We had wonderful neighbors that went out of their way to make you feel part of the neighborhood and we …
Living in Paradise
Business

The Shops at Hilton Village sells for $37.5M

Cushman & Wakefield announced June 15 that the firm brokered the sale of The Shops at Hilton Village, a 92,728-square-foot trophy shopping center located directly on Scottsdale Road.  The …
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Million-dollar settlement paves way for Ritz-Carlton Paradise Valley Resort Community

Thursday, June 10, may become a red-letter day in the history of the construction of the Ritz-Carlton Paradise Valley Resort Community as an out-of-court settlement was announced jointly — by …

Airbnb and Expedia Group’s Vrbo partner to address ‘party houses’

Airbnb and Vrbo, an Expedia Group company, has announced a partnership to develop the Community Integrity Program.

Airpark resident Trevor Wilde gets accepted to Forbes Council

Wilde Wealth Management Group financial services has announced its chief executive officer and Scottsdale Airpark resident Trevor Wilde has been accepted into Forbes Finance Council.
Movers & Shakers

Frontdoors Media acquires ‘The Red Book’ publications

Frontdoors Media, a Phoenix-based publishing and multimedia company, has acquired The Red Book, azredbook.com and The Red Book Magazine from local publishing company ON Media. The Red Book and …
Education

Scottsdale Community College’s Dr. Lisa Young was recently elected to the board of directors for Open Education Global as a representative for North America.

Recognizing some “frontline” employees who stepped up during the pandemic was the least the Scottsdale Unified School District could do by offering stipends from $100 to $1,000 to honor its substitute teachers.
Entertainment
Scottsdale Desert Stages Theatre will present Agatha Christie’s Spider’s Web on June 25-July 11on the DST Mainstage.

Desert Stages Theatre presents Agatha Christie’s ‘Spider’s Web’

Scottsdale Desert Stages Theatre will present Agatha Christie’s Spider’s Web on the DST Mainstage on Friday, June 25 through Sunday, July 11.
“Everything Belongs to the Sun” exhibition will be displayed at Royse Contemporary, through July 4, showcasing the last painting collection of Daniel Shepherd.

Royse Contemporary shows Phoenix artist’s ‘Everything Belongs to the Sun’

“Everything Belongs to the Sun” exhibition will be displayed at Royse Contemporary, through July 4, showcasing the last painting collection of Daniel Shepherd.
Madison Center for the Arts, announces the opening of The Gallery at The Madison, 5601 N 16th St., Phoenix.

The Gallery at The Madison to open in Phoenix

A new performing arts venue in Phoenix, Madison Center for the Arts, announces the opening of The Gallery at The Madison, which is an art exhibition featuring pieces by local artists.
Row 1 from left: Cydnei Mallory, “Six Evolve I,” 2018; Estephania Gonzalez, “Nantli Cemanahuatl,” 2019; Mia B Adams, “Unruly,” 2021; and Lena Klett, “Untitled Shrine (for dirt clod),” 2021. Row 2 from left: Vincent Chung, “bitter wind to hold my shaky hands,” 2021; Merryn Omotayo Alaka, “America(nah),” 2019; Papay Solomon, “Heavy (Weight) – Benjamin Gasinga Gaspard – Rwanda,” 2019; and Brianna Noble, “The One,” 2021. Row 2 from left: Lily Reeves, “Where Are We,” 2020; Sam Frésquez, “The First First Responder,” 2019; and Steffi Faircloth, “Untitled,” 2021.

'Forever Becoming: Young Phoenix Artists’ opens this fall at SMoCA

Scottsdale Museum of Contemporary Art presents works by emerging Phoenix-based artists in a group show entitled, “Forever Becoming: Young Phoenix Artists.”
Mimi O Chun, “Prime Hermit,” 2021; fiberfill, armature wire, cotton cloth, embroidery floss; 18 x 12 x 12 inches.

SMoCA prepares to showcase ‘Mimi O Chun: It’s all cake’

The Scottsdale Museum of Contemporary Art announces the second exhibition to open in PROJECT SPACE, which will be the first solo exhibition of Mimi O Chun.
St. Joseph's Youth Camp provides numerous outdoor activities for particpants.

Camp seeks Valley teens to serve as summer youth camp counselors

After a year-long closure due to COVID-19 for many Arizona overnight summer camps, the 2021 summer camp season is a light of fun at the end of a tunnel.
Arizona Animal Welfare League and Scottsdale Quarter will host a pop-up shop, from 10 a.m. to 3 or 4 p.m., Saturday, May 29 on the second floor of building 15279, located in between Gap and Gap Kids on 72nd Place.

AAWL, Scottsdale Quarter to hold Kitten Pop-up Adoption Shop

The Arizona Animal Welfare League and Scottsdale Quarter are "purring" up for the annual Kitten Pop-Up Adoption Shops starting Saturday, May 29.
A sell-out crowd enjoyed the music of Mark Whitfield , Nayo Jones, Jesse McGuire and Neamen Lyles.

April Jazz Appreciation Month proves to be successful

In the Valley of the Sun, jazz initiated the turnaround of the absence of live performances after 14 months.

Sweat it out at Scottsdale Fashion Square rooftop yoga series

Valley yogis looking for a way to work up a sweat have a new way to blend fitness and fun with the Sunset Rooftop Yoga series at Scottsdale Fashion Square. Presented in partnership with Vikara …
George Catlin American, 1796-1872; North American Indians, 1844 Hand-colored lithograph. Plate 1 from the North American Indian Portfolio. Gift of Laura and Arch Brown.

Indigenous land exhibit now open at Heard Museum

Heard Museum, 2301 N. Central Ave. in Phoenix, will present George Catlin on Indigenous Land exhibit May 7 through the fall of 2022.
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