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GLENDALE NEWS & BUSINESS

Update: New dates for Glendale to re-open city pools

The city of Glendale has issued updated dates for the re-opening of city pools.
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CDC relaxes indoor mask guidelines for those fully vaccinated

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) took a step Thursday to help Americans resume pre-pandemic normalcy.
NETWORKING

West Valley Women sets 13th annual Meet the Mayors event

West Valley Women Networking Association will hold its 13th annual Meet the Mayors event Tuesday, June 1.
COVID-19

Sites, including those in Glendale, will start vaccinating kids ages 12-15

Arizona-run vaccination sites, like Gila River Arena in Glendale, along with many pharmacies and other providers around the state, will begin offering the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccines to children 12 to 15 years old on Thursday, May 13.
Environment

Ozone high pollution advisory extended through May 12

The Arizona Department of Environmental Quality’s Ozone High Pollution Advisory has been extended through Wednesday, May 12.
Business
As the nation forges ahead and climb out of the 2020 economic downturn, women are emerging as leading entrepreneurs, creating an estimated 1,800 new businesses daily.
Tiger Woods’ brand of putting courses is coming to Glendale.
The produce stand/farmers market at Tolmachoff Farms, 5726 N. 75th Ave., will re-open at 9 a.m. Saturday, May 15.
Neighbors & Good News

Desert Rose bringing farmers market to Glendale

A farmers market is coming to Glendale this weekend.

Vitalant bringing blood drive to Arrowhead Mall in Glendale

Vitalant will sponsor a blood donation drive in Glendale this month.

West Valley women’s organization to host summer luncheon

The American Association of University Women’s (AAUW) Northwest Valley Branch will host its first Summer Survivor Luncheon this month in the West Valley.
Glendale Foothills Library is one of the sites where Family Literacy Night sessions will take place.

Midwestern, Glendale library to offer free family literacy program

The Speech-Language Pathology Program at Midwestern University’s College of Health Sciences-Arizona, in partnership with the Glendale Library, will be hosting a free series of one-hour meetings for parents of young children who are learning to read.

Glendale auto dealer joins Salvation Army water drive for summer months

A Glendale auto dealership is teaming up for a water drive benefiting The Salvation Army.
Benita Wykert, Volunteer of the Year, and president Tammy Early. [

Legion Post honors West Valley volunteers

The American Legion Post 62 hosted its annual Volunteer Appreciation dinner and celebration.
Charli and Tyler Larsen enjoy a ride at the Wildlife World Zoo, Aquarium and Safari Park in Litchfield Park.

Zoo hosts Luke Air Force Base families for special day out

Tyler Larsen, 8, has already lived in four different states. In addition to regular extended training sessions, his father, Brandon-- an Air Force Explosive Ordnance Disposal Technician-- has been deployed twice in Tyler’s young life. Tyler’s little sister, Charli, 4, struggles with her daddy being gone. Like many 4-year old girls, she’s a daddy’s girl and doesn’t quite understand extended absences.

Foundation provides free copies of U.S. Constitution to support civics education

A local nonprofit organization has printed small pocketbook-sized editions of the U.S. Constitution and Declaration of Independence and making them available free of charge to Arizona school …
Youth4Youth develops leadership and success skills in youth while giving them the opportunity to make a positive difference in their school, community and beyond.

Glendale youth organization gets grant to help address substance use disorders

A Glendale organization is one of seven throughout the state to which Blue Cross Blue Shield of Arizona is granting $565,000 to provide programs and services to address substance use disorders.
Kids enjoy a previous Back to School Clothing Drive event through the Rotary Club.

Glendale to host Rotary back-to-school clothing drive

Rotary Club members from across the Valley will stuff 1,000 backpacks with school supplies for the Back to School Clothing Drive this weekend in Glendale.
Prep Sports & Education Reporting
Education

The National Community College Hispanic Council (NCCHC) announced that Glendale Community College’s Lorelei A. Carvajal, Ed.D, is participating in the NCCHC Leadership Development Program as a 2021 Fellow.

Three Glendale students were among the more than 600 students to graduate this spring from Bob Jones University.
WEST VALLEY PREPS

Northwest Christian volleyball beats Deer Valley after epic set

Sometimes there is a game within a game, and on May 5 at Deer Valley the Northwest Christian volleyball team eventually managed to win both. That playoff intensity is why Northwest Christian celebrated like it was a playoff victory after winning that fourth set 34-32.
WEST VALLEY PREPS

Cobra softball bats ignite in first-round rout

The Cactus Cobras put on a batting clinic Saturday versus Seton Catholic, shutting out the opposing #11 seed Sentinels 13-0 in the 4A playoffs opener. The underappreciated Lady Cobras (16-3) came …
WEST VALLEY PREPS

Big game Bub ready for one more playoff run

The lack of a true 2020 softball season as the coronavirus first swept through the state has led to a dearth of players with big time playoff experience as the 2021 postseason begins. Not McKenna …
WEST VALLEY PREPS

Deer Valley's Espinoza returns to race form

It was not exactly the senior cross country season of Randy Espinoza’s dreams. Nothing in 2020 was. But things were going well for the Deer Valley distance star. On Oct. 2 he placed third in …
WEST VALLEY PREPS

Liberty boys volleyball holds off gritty Mountain Ridge

      Deb Moore "For them it's about understanding they're a better team then they were in the past, and to believe it and to push through all those points to get to …
Your Glendale Voices
Entertainment
Bryan Fasulo, Garth Washburn and Petio Petev perform May 22 as Friendly Jesture at Kimmyz.

Cover combo coming to Kimmyz in Glendale

Cover band Friendly Jesture performs at 9 p.m. Saturday, May 22 at Kimmyz On Greenway Rock & Roll Bar & Grill, 5930 W. Greenway Road, Glendale.

Enrique Iglesias, Ricky Martin reschedule Glendale tour stop

Grammy Award-winning, multi-platinum artists Enrique Iglesias and Ricky Martin rescheduled the Glendale stop on their first co-headlining tour.
West Valley Arts President and CEO Sandra Bassett was hired for this role in 2019.

West Valley Arts Council helps to unify community

Just over year ago, the West Valley Arts Council was missing something.

Arizona Music Hall of Famer kicks off Glendale weekend series

Arizona Music and Entertainment Hall of Fame member Walt Richardson kicks off the second weekend of Glendale’s Live!@Murphy Park series.
Dan + Shay will perform Oct. 17 at Gila River Arena in Glendale.

Grammy-winning duo planning Glendale concert

Three-time consecutive Grammy Award-winning duo Dan + Shay are gearing up to get back on the road with their headline Dan + Shay The (Arena) Tour which will stop in Glendale.
The West Valley Island Cultural Festival will stream online on May 15.

West Valley Island Cultural Festival to stream live online

The West Valley Island Cultural Festival will present a livestream festival at 11 a.m. Saturday, May 15.
Blue Star Moms on May 8 in Glendale will be collecting items to send to deployed military members.

Historic Downtown Glendale to host Mother’s Day celebration

Celebrate Mother’s Day with events from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, May 8 in Historic Downtown Glendale.
Justin Beiber rescheduled his tour to 2022, which includes a Glendale show next February.

Beiber reschedules Glendale tour stop to 2022

Glendale fans will have to wait another year to see Justin Beiber.
Pepe Aguila’s tour will stop in Glendale on Sept. 4.

Pepe Aguilar will open new tour in Glendale

Following a run through the United States and Mexico in 2018 and 2019 with his Jaripeo sin Fronteras tour, Grammy award-winning singer, songwriter and producer Pepe Aguilar announces his return to the stage with 16 new tour dates this fall, including a Glendale stop.
David Borrego mixes up a fresh Urban Margarita at his Glendale Mexican restaurant on May 4.

Grab a Glendale margarita here for Cinco de Mayo

The Cinco de Mayo holiday has evolved in the U.S., and with it usually comes margaritas.
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