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PEORIA LOCAL NEWS & SOCIAL MEDIA
Peoria Local News

MLB releases 2021 spring training schedules

The Seattle Mariners and San Diego Padres have officially released their 2021 spring training schedules. The first game of spring training in Peoria is the Mariners versus Padres on Saturday, Feb. …
Fiesta Bowl Charities

Wishes for Teachers builds bridge to close Arizona classroom funding gap

A fundamental keystone to what makes America a special place is equitable access to quality public education no matter where a young person calls home. But despite this agreed-upon truth, for …

Peoria announces opening date for Paloma Community Park

While there will not be a ribbon-cutting ceremony due to COVID-19 precautions, there will be a virtual countdown with sneak peeks until opening day on the city’s social media pages.

Peoria eyes significant transportation funding source

A significant funding source that has generated about $4.3 billion in tax revenues since 2006 for transportation in Peoria and throughout Maricopa County expires in 2025, so city officials are planning to ensure they get a piece of the pie if funding is renewed.

Political event could cause traffic delays in Peoria area today

A political event in Glendale today could impact traffic in the Peoria area.
Peoria Business

Two new restaurants landing in Peoria's Park West have announced opening dates.

None of the top three home sales in Peoria for the week of Sept. 11-17 cracked the $1 million mark, according to Realtor. com.
The housing market in Arizona is gangbusters right now, but how long can the record breaking sales go on?
Peoria recommend approval to the Arizona State Liquor Board for a new wine and beer Series 10 liquor license at Aldi, 24665 N. Lake Pleasant Parkway. A Series 10 permit allows the retail sale of …
West Valley Preps
WEST VALLEY PREPS

West Valley Preps' Glendale/Peoria badminton season preview

The high school girls badminton season began Sept. 14 at schools across the state. West Valley Preps and the Glendale Independent and Peoria Independent asked local high school coaches about their …
WEST VALLEY PREPS

2020 Preps football preview: Liberty

If the Liberty football team was not already at Arizona’s big boy table, last fall’s four-game run to the 6A state title earned the Lions a seat.
WEST VALLEY PREPS

2020 Preps football preview: Centennial

At last year’s Arizona Interscholastic Association prep football playoff selection day, the Centennial Coyotes earned the second seed in the first-ever open division bracket pitting the eight best teams — regardless of classification — up against each other.
WEST VALLEY PREPS

2020 Preps football preview: Sunrise Mountain

An already close Sunrise Mountain football class of 2021 was brought closer by the possibility their high school careers would end in a boardroom courtesy of a pandemic. Many of these Mustangs started playing together in elementary school
WEST VALLEY PREPS

West Valley Preps' Glendale/Peoria boys golf season preview

Golf was the first fall high school sports to start, though COVID-19 has pushed the start date back and shortened the regular season — and remains a threat. Here's a look from local coaches …
Peoria Opinion

For over 131 years, the Peoria Unified School District has been teaching the students of the Northwest Valley.

I have always felt that a candidate should be judged on their individual beliefs and values, not those of a larger party.
Do you know a safe person when you see one? Do you know the signs of an unsafe person? Do you know someone in your life who is always telling you what you should or shouldn’t do? Telling you …
Peoria Neighbors
Peoria Entertainment
VW enthusiasts and their classic rides will be on display at VolkStock.

VolkStock motors vintage vibes back to Lake Pleasant

The timeless blend of music, partying and Volkswagens is not only back, but figures to end a quiet car show season on a classic high note.
Kevin, Dan, Fabian and Joe as AZ Playbacks are performing in Peoria Sept. 23.

R&B combo hitting Peoria for Bistro show

AZ Playbacks will perform at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 23 at Sunset Bistro at the Lakes, 19260 N. Westbrook Parkway, Peoria.
The father/son team of Terry and Nick Davies pay tribute to Billy Joel and Elton John in “Piano Men,” which will be among the upcoming programming at Arizona Broadway Theatre in Peoria.

Fall programming at Arizona Broadway Theatre now available

Arizona Broadway Theatre’s fall interim programming is now available for purchase, the Peoria theater, at 7701 W. Paradise Lane, announced Sept. 15.
A patron enjoys the work on display at the West Valley Art Museum during a past visit in Peoria.

West Valley Art Museum will reopen in October

The West Valley Art Museum Gallery will be reopening to the public next month.
Tower of Power takes in a recent live rehearsal.

Somos Peoria signs Tower of Power for 2021

The city of Peoria signed the legendary Tower of Power to headline next year’s Somos Peoria festival on Sept. 25, 2021.
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