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Public input sought for study of Grand/35th avenues intersection

The Arizona Department of Transportation (ADOT) is seeking public input for a study about future improvements at the intersection connecting Grand Avenue (US 60) with 35th Avenue and Indian School Road in west Phoenix.
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Confirmed COVID cases in Glendale up 8% this month

The number of overall number of confirmed COVID-19 cases in Glendale is up more than 8 percent in the past two and a half weeks.

Partnership webinar to feature Glendale mayor

Valley Partnership’s October Friday Morning Breakfast will feature Glendale Mayor Jerry Weiers on its panel, along with Phoenix Mayor Kate Gallego and Mesa Mayor John Giles, for a discussion about growth, transportation, business attraction and expansion, and recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic.

Glendale cancels Hometown Christmas Parade

The city of Glendale officially canceled the 2020 Hometown Christmas Parade.
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Glendale judge appointment process draws controversy

A difference in philosophy between a citizen board and the Glendale city council looms over a process that figures to culminate at the Tuesday, Oct. 27 council meeting.
Neighbors & Good News
IN The Know
Donate blood to fight breast cancer, get gift card

During Breast Cancer Awareness Month this October, the American Red Cross urges eligible donors to band together to provide hope and healing to patients fighting cancer by giving blood or platelets.

Flu season’s here; where to get vaccinated

Seasonal pumpkin patch coming to Glendale

Glendale Fire captain retires, takes on new role in Tolleson

Free COVID testing coming to Glendale

Prep Sports & Education Reporting

McIntosh, Scorpions maul Ironwood on way to 4-0 start

When route 1 gets you there so fast, it's hard to take the scenic drive. Time and again Friday night, Desert Edge send 220-pound junior tailback Jeryll McIntosh behind an offensive line that averages around 270 pounds.

2020 West Valley Preps Week 4 football scoreboard

Games played Oct. 23 unless otherwise noted.

Offense powers fast start for Glendale Prep football

After three weeks of football, the Glendale Prep Griffins found themselves with the best overall record in the 2A Agua Fria section at 2-1. The team is clicking on all cylinders leading up to the …

COVID causes West Valley football, volleyball cancellations

The statewide wave of COVID-related high school football game cancellations and changes hit the West Valley in earnest this week.

Enrollment is down at Deer Valley Unified School District, and decreased funding for the current school year may soon follow as a result.

The Helios Education Foundation has awarded a grant to the Maricopa Community Colleges Foundation to fulfill a dollar-for-dollar U.S. Department of Education Title V Endowment Match Challenge, resulting in $1.2 million in newly endowed scholarships funds.
Glendale Business & Opinions
Comedian Chris Cope has three sets this weekend in Glendale.

L.A.-based comic heading to Stir Crazy this weekend

Comedian Chris Cope makes his way to Glendale for three sets this weekend in the Westgate Entertainment District.
The Bills Wild West Backers meet for Bills games at Pullano’s Pizza in Glendale, like in this past photo in the pre-coronavirus days.

Find your NFL team’s Glendale game-day spot

Glendale is home to the Arizona Cardinals and Cardinals Nation members. It’s also home, truth be told, to plenty of fans of other NFL teams, too.

The man, the myth, the legend: Danny Zelisko tells all

Concert Promoter Danny Zelisko’s rise from everyday Chicago civilian to one of the most influential concert promoters in the southwest is a feat he owes to grit and tenacity. He grew up in a …
Brelby Theatre Company in Historic Downtown Glendale won a Zoni for Best Original Score.

Brelby, Spotlight represent Glendale theater with Zoni wins

Brelby Theatre Company earned an ariZoni Theatre Awards of Excellence honor, and Spotlight Youth Theatre had an equally big night.
This screenshot from a fan-shot video on YouTube features Van Halen’s only-ever Glendale stop, back in 2007 at Gila River Arena.

Van Halen’s 37-year run of Arizona shows included 1 Glendale stop

Rock fans reeled Tuesday afternoon, Oct. 6, with news that guitar legend Eddie Van Halen had died.
Chris Hamby, left, and Andre Licardi.

West Valley pair up for this month’s Governor’s Arts Awards

Two members of the Peoria arts scene are among 37 finalists from 16 Arizona communities selected for the upcoming Arizona Governor’s Arts Awards.
From left, Dee Dee Rock, Johnny Cat and Clem Hoot are ready to rock Starlite Lounge Oct. 22.

‘Pyscho garage-a-billy’ trio blaring way to Glendale

Johnny Hootrock -- a self-described three-piece psycho garage-a-billy band -- are playing at 8 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 22 at Starlite Lounge, 4346 W. Olive Ave., Glendale.
Jeff Burkett stars as Elton John in the “Candle In The Wind” show Oct. 24 in Glendale.

Elton John tribute show bringing hits to Glendale

A national touring Elton John tribute show is making its way to Glendale.
Tame Impala’s Glendale show has been rescheduled for July 28, 2021.

Tame Impala reschedules Glendale show

Tame Impala’s postponed Glendale show has been rescheduled.
Carvin Jones will perform in Glendale Oct. 28.

Blues great Carvin Jones planning Glendale show

Blues guitarist Carvin Jones will be bringing his sounds to Glendale next month.
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