North Phoenix News provides breaking news and in-depth analysis of neighborhoods, schools, businesses and real estate in NoPho, the North Phoenix I-17 corridor from Norterra to New River, including Anthem, Desert Hills, the Tramonto area and the Sonoran Foothills area. Our news and feature stories are reported, written and edited by us. To provide the many communities of North Phoenix with as much useful and interesting information as possible, we also publish selected press releases, here. If you have a press release or a news tip, let us know.
Anthem residents who use the community center should re-register before the end of April, Anthem Community Council advises. On May 1, a new system will require new account information, and anyone trying to get in will have to provide the new membership information in person before they can enter.
Phoenix Police K9 Bane, a 3-year-old Belgian Malinois, was killed today during an "altercation with a carjacking suspect," the city reported.
Yet again, Starbucks is opening next to Starbucks. Ground was broken last week on a free-standing version of the Seattle-based java company in Canyon Crossing (aka Fry’s plaza) on Dove Valley Road, on a pad that will include one or two other businesses at the southeast corner of the plaza.
Renters have essentially two options: apartments or houses. In Phoenix, there are a lot more of the latter to choose from than in most cities, thanks in part to the housing crash a decade ago.
The owners of Rosati's Pizza in Anthem said today they've closed a deal to take over the Replay Sports Grill next door, plus a smaller vacant space next to Replay, and create a whole new entertainment center unlike anything in town.
The part-time temporary Fire Station 55, run out of a hotel, will become operational on a full-time basis, officials announced today. Plus see details on when a new permanent station will be built in North Phoenix.
Arizona educators leading the #RedForEd movement plan a statewide vote of all public school educators this week on whether to walk out. DVUSD administrators are making preparations in the event of a strike, while remaining hopeful one won’t occur.
Boulder Creek High School's choir Department brought home major honors in its first attempt at the Burroughs Music Showcase in Burbank, California. BCHS came close to sweeping the competition in the concert choir division and earned a special acknowledgement for “best vocal sound” for the men of the Bel Canto Honor Choir.
The Arizona Department of Health Services (ADHS) is advising residents to not eat [and to dispose of] store-bought chopped romaine lettuce, including salads and salad mixes containing chopped romaine lettuce.
Severe drought prompts early restrictions. Among the prohibitions: Building, maintaining, attending or using a fire, campfire, charcoal, coal, or wood stove, except in developed recreation sites with metal fire rings or cooking grills.
As Arizona teachers stage walk-ins and threaten potential walkouts to bargain for higher pay, Deer Valley Unified School District Superintendent Curtis Finch argued today that his district and other Arizona public schools face additional funding challenges beyond the need for higher salaries.
This immaculate and loaded Anthem Country Club home has a huge great room and private backyard.