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IKEA to build in Glendale

After months of rumors and questions, Sweden-based furniture retailer IKEA announced Sept. 21 it will be expanding into Glendale. "IKEA choosing our city is further proof that major corporations agree Glendale is the place to grow and build their brand," said Glendale City Manager Kevin Phelps. "The

GLENDALE STAR - 2017-09-21 15:50:00

Glendale officer resigns after sexting underage relative; could lose certification

A former Glendale police officer could be stripped of his Arizona peace officer certification after he confessed to drunkenly texting a sexually explicit photo to an underage relative, newly obtained state records show. Paul Robertson was hired by the Glendale Police Department in 2007. On Jan. 6,

AZCENTRAL - 2017-09-21 23:15:43

Ace Comic Con coming to Glendale in January, looks to compete with Phoenix Comicon

It looks like Phoenix Comicon might be getting some serious competition. Ace Comic Con, a new comer to the pop-culture scene, will take over Gila River Arena Jan. 13-15. Brothers Stephen and Gareb Shamus are the founders of Ace Universe, the New York-based parent company. Gareb founded Wizard World

AZCENTRAL - 2017-09-21 19:32:32

Gracie's Marketplace now open in Country Maiden

"Named after the youngest of our 20-plus grandchildren, we have been busy all summer, giving this old house a complete makeover. It's time to show off our Made in the USA creations and celebrate another year" said Cheryl Kappes, shop owner since 2007. Sept. 23 activities include a Meet and Greet wit

GLENDALE STAR - 2017-09-21 07:00:00

Continuing care spurs city's development surge

We know that the economy of tomorrow is based on investments made today. Correspondingly, we also know that the health of a community can be measured by the availability of quality healthcare services that meet the changing needs of its population as it ages.Image courtesy Carol Hu The average age o

GLENDALE STAR - 2017-09-21 07:00:00

Conair: Mayor's Business of the Week

Aug. 1, 2017, Conair furthered its commitment to the City of Glendale with the grand opening of their new 800,000 square foot building. The expansion will increase the workforce to 750 employees and makes it the second largest industrial facility in the Valley. Conair has a 25-year relationship with

GLENDALE STAR - 2017-09-21 07:00:00

Heated discussion over authority to renew contracts

Yucca Councilmember Joyce Clark's suggestion about amending the language authorizing the city manager to renew contracts annually created some interesting moments during the Sept. 12 city council meeting. It started with a presentation of a contract with Environmental Systems Research Institute (ESR

GLENDALE STAR - 2017-09-21 07:00:00

Attend a free heart seminar about atrial fibrillation

Abrazo Arrowhead Campus will present a free seminar about atrial fibrillation, a common type of abnormal heart rhythm, noon to 1 p.m. Sept. 28 in the Sierra Room on the third floor of the Physician's Plaza Building, 18699 N. 67th Ave. in Glendale. Atrial fibrillation (A-fib) is the most common abnor

GLENDALE STAR - 2017-09-21 07:00:00

Downtown Cruise and Car Show a hit

Car show producer Nancy Perry said, "We gave out 10 awards to a very diverse group of rides, including classic, hot rods and Lowriders. It was an awesome turnout and the Glendale Youth Project and New Life Community Church youth educational program received the money from the raffle, 50/50 and the d

GLENDALE STAR - 2017-09-21 07:00:00

Lot of happenings on the south side of town

If you think you're seeing a lot of 2 x 4s coming out of the ground and a few rooflines changing around the Westgate area, your eyes are not deceiving you. Across the street from Cabela's and Cracker Barrel Restaurant, there's a lot of building construction going on, and it is just beginning. Here a

GLENDALE STAR - 2017-09-21 07:00:00

Vouchers don't pay full tuition

Paul Mueller does not present the whole picture about the use of ESA vouchers to permit families to send children to private schools. The $5,000 voucher does not begin to pay the full tuition for a child. A study completed by Arizona Republic reporters revealed that low-income families are not takin

GLENDALE STAR - 2017-09-21 07:00:00

Rescheduled date for Red Hot Chili Peppers Oct. 18

Originally scheduled to perform at Gila River Arena earlier this year, the Red Hot Chili Peppers were forced to reschedule due to illness. The new date of Oct. 18 will see the Peppers performing in support of its 11th studio album, "The Getaway." Tickets for the originally scheduled date will be hon

GLENDALE STAR - 2017-09-21 07:00:00

Judge rules for city in Vieste dispute

Seventeen months after Vieste Energy filed a $200 million lawsuit against the City of Glendale, a Maricopa County Superior Court judge ruled in favor of the city in the dispute. Maricopa County Superior Court Judge Dawn Bergin ruled in the city's favor pointing out that the original agreement "didn'

GLENDALE STAR - 2017-09-21 07:00:00

Make sure of the voucher facts

Recently, Paul Mueller wrote a letter disparaging Kathy Knecht and the organization that gathered enough signatures to place the Empowerment Scholarship Account, (SB1431), on the ballot to let the voters of Arizona decide if they believe taxpayer funds should be directed away from public schools. Mr

GLENDALE STAR - 2017-09-21 07:00:00

Are hurricanes and natural disasters God's judgment on a nation?

Harvey is perhaps the greatest natural disaster in United States history, with billions of dollars in damage and hundreds of thousands of destroyed homes and displaced people. Today, many people are wondering about what the Word of God says in correlation to these storms and natural disasters. The b

GLENDALE STAR - 2017-09-21 07:00:00

PD: Infant seizure leads to child abuse arrest in Glendale

GLENDALE, AZ - A Glendale man was arrested for child abuse after an infant was taken to the hospital for seizures. Glendale police report that, on Tuesday, they arrested 32-year-old David Michael Allen Senior after a four-month child abuse investigation. Police say that on June 10 a 22-month-old chi

ABC 15 NEWS - 2017-09-20 19:38:15

U2 re-examines 'The Joshua Tree Tour', America in Glendale stadium

You can't go back to 1987. But U2's approach to "The Joshua Tree" on the 30th anniversary tour that made its way to University of Phoenix Stadium in Glendale Tuesday night was less about nostalgia (although there was clearly an element of that for the fans who attended) as it was about examining the

AZCENTRAL - 2017-09-20 17:45:02

Apache Junction man who shot video of girl showering is sentenced

An Apache Junction man was sentenced to 7 years in prison and lifetime probation Monday after pleading guilty to voyeurism and attempted child molestation, officials said. Jesse Sullivan, 44, was arrested in December 2015 after reports that he used his cellphone to record video through a bathroom wi

AZCENTRAL - 2017-09-21 01:50:21

Bickley: Arizona Cardinals' defense must lead the way to the Super Bowl

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AZCENTRAL - 2017-09-22 00:04:32

Don't overpay at the pump! Here are the best gas prices in the Valley

PHOENIX - Gas prices in the Valley held pretty steady from last week to this week. Many places the lowest price stayed the same, in others they were u p r down a few cents. Accordign to AAA, the national average right now is about $2.60. Ahwatukee - $2.27 (same as last week, next lowest price is $2

ABC 15 NEWS - 2017-09-21 17:21:17