Grand opening celebration Dec. 7 for Eagles Park and Eagles Community Center

November 26, 2019 at 1:22 pm
A ribbon cutting ceremony and numerous free activities will take place Saturday, Dec. 7 from 9 a.m. to noon to celebrate the opening of Eagles Park and Eagles Community Center, 828 E. Broadway Road. The park and community center were created as a...

Merry Main Street offers visits from Santa and ice rink discounts

December 4, 2019 at 1:57 pm
Santa Claus will be getting away from the North Pole a few times to visit downtown Mesa as part of Merry Main Street. Jolly Ol’ Saint Nick will be taking Christmas wishes and be available for photos from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m. on the following weekends at...

Mesa Public Library's Dobson Ranch Branch is now a Certified Autism Center

December 5, 2019 at 2:47 pm
The Mesa Public Library's Dobson Ranch Branch is now a Certified Autism Center™, joining almost 60 organizations in and near Mesa, AZ, working toward a truly inclusive city for all.Initiated by Visit Mesa, the movement towards inclusion for all...

Mesa named one of top digital cities in U.S.

November 18, 2019 at 2:13 pm
Mesa has made the top 10 list among cities with populations of 500,000 or more in the Center for Digital Government’s 2019 Digital Cities Survey. Now in its 19th year, the annual survey recognizes cities using technology to tackle social challenges,...

Celebrate the holiday season with Merry Main Street in downtown Mesa

November 21, 2019 at 8:21 am
It is a great way to celebrate the season! Merry Main Street, sponsored by the City of Mesa, Visit Mesa and numerous businesses, returns to downtown Mesa for the fifth consecutive year. Merry Main Street is from Nov. 29 through Jan. 4 and offers an...

Local Children's Author Book Fair Dec. 7

November 27, 2019 at 9:40 am
Looking for a good book written by someone in your own community? Authors from around Arizona will all be in one place as Mesa Main Library, 64 E First St, hosts its first Local Children’s Author Book Fair on Saturday, Dec. 7 from 9 a.m. to 12...

Read Down Your Fines at Mesa Public Library

December 2, 2019 at 11:57 am
Children under the age of 18 can reduce their library fees by reading for 20-minutes a day until Jan. 4. For every 20-minutes that a child reads or is read to, the Library will waive $1 towards overdue fees.To participate, pick up a “Read Down...

Breakfast with Santa

December 3, 2019 at 4:48 pm
Tickets are still available for “Breakfast with Santa.” The event will be held Saturday, Dec.14 at the Mesa Convention Center, 201 N. Center St., Building B.Two breakfast timeslots include a pancake breakfast, holiday activities and a photo-op...

City announces selection of interim Police Chief

November 5, 2019 at 9:25 am
The City of Mesa announced this morning that Assistant Chief Ken Cost will serve as interim Police Chief effective immediately following the resignation of former Mesa Police Chief Ramon Batista."Appointing Assistant Chief Cost to this position was...

Mesa celebrates expansion of Urbix Resources into Falcon District

November 14, 2019 at 11:57 am
A ribbon cutting ceremony has been held for Urbix Resources’ new headquarters, 3110 N. Greenfield Road, in the Falcon District of Mesa. The new 31,000 square foot facility will allow the company to expand its state-of-the-art graphite...

Mesa becomes first-ever autism certified city in U.S.

November 18, 2019 at 12:01 pm
Mesa is the first-ever Autism Certified City in the U.S. designated by the International Board of Credentialing and Continuing Education Standards (IBCCES), the result of nearly a year-long quest to tailor travel experiences for individuals with...

Tickets on sale for Historic Home Tour

November 19, 2019 at 11:45 am
It is a unique holiday gift! Tickets are now on sale for the 2020 Historic Home Tour in Mesa. The tour, which will mark its 20th anniversary, will be Saturday, Feb. 1 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.The tour will showcase homes in the West 2nd Street and...

Register for Parks and Recreation Youth Sports winter programs

October 24, 2019 at 2:44 pm
City of Mesa Winter Athletic Sports are gearing up for cooler weather in the Valley. Registration is underway for both Mesa residents and non-residents for Youth Sports* programs. Youth Sports include basketball, volleyball and Playball, a...


Civil Air Patrol hosts blood drive at Falcon Field Airport

November 26, 2019 at 5:43 pm
Be a hero! Every day, thousands of patients rely on the generosity of volunteer blood donors to get the treatment they need. Join the Falcon Field aviation community and donate at the blood drive hosted by Civil Air Patrol Falcon Squadron 305 and...

Mesa Arts Festival Dec. 14 & 15

November 25, 2019 at 10:00 am
Mesa Arts Center's annual arts festival offers festive holiday shopping of one-of-a-kind items and entertainment all while getting into the holiday spirit.

Councilmember Francisco Heredia selected as one of Nation’s Top Rising Leaders

November 13, 2019 at 1:23 pm
District 3 Councilmember Francisco Heredia has been selected as one of 15 leaders from across the United States to join the NewDEAL (Developing Exceptional American Leaders), a selective national network of rising state and local elected officials....

Artworks highlight weather's beauty, impact on our environment this fall at the i.d.e.a. Museum

September 23, 2019 at 3:19 pm
More than 50 artworks from local, national and international artists will be featured this fall at the i.d.e.a. Museum’s Weather or Not: Art with Atmosphere exhibition, which opens Friday, Sept. 27. The exhibition also features a variety of art and...

Google looking at Mesa

July 1, 2019 at 7:44 pm
The Mesa City Council approved a development agreement with the multinational technology and Internet services giant, Google. That agreement outlines a potential project which would include a data center and accessory office facilities.“Mesa would...