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Mesa selects contractors for ASU @ Mesa City Center and The Plaza @ Mesa City Center

January 29, 2019 at 10:00 am
ASU @ Mesa City Center and The Plaza @ Mesa City Center reached a milestone as the Mesa City Council approved the selection of DPR Construction as the Construction Manager at Risk for both projects at their Monday, Jan. 28 meeting.This follows the...

Mesa Mayor John Giles’ State of the City recap

February 5, 2019 at 10:45 am
Mayor John Giles held his fifth State of the City breakfast on Feb. 5 at the Mesa Convention Center. The annual event was hosted by the Mesa Chamber of Commerce and was attended by around 850 business leaders, community leaders and elected...

Voter approved tax increase begins March 1

February 12, 2019 at 1:56 pm
On Nov. 6, 2018, Mesa voters approved Question 2 on the General Election ballot to increase the City of Mesa Transaction/Privilege Use (sales) Tax from 1.75 percent to 2 percent. The tax increase takes effect March 1, 2019.The quarter-cent...

City of Mesa launches new interactive map to showcase citywide developments

February 13, 2019 at 1:16 pm
Have you ever seen construction activity in your city and wondered what was coming? Today, the City of Mesa Office of Economic Development, in collaboration with the Development Services and Information Technology departments, announced the launch of...

Architects of Air returning to Mesa with Newest Luminarium: Albesila

December 10, 2018 at 4:51 pm
Albesila, a massive inflatable sculpture that visitors can walk inside, will be installed in Mesa's Pioneer Park February 9-16, 2019.

Mesa Public Library offers free master gardener classes

January 3, 2019 at 1:38 pm
Mesa Public Library is partnering with the University of Arizona Cooperative Extension to offer a series of free master gardener classes during January and February at Red Mountain Branch, 635 N. Power Road.Master Gardening: What is a Master...

Register for Parks and Recreation spring programs

January 10, 2019 at 8:48 am
Although cooler weather prevails right now, spring will be here before you know it. Now is the time to get your kids registered for Mesa Parks and Recreation spring programs including swim lessons, lifeguard training, tennis lessons, spring break...

Spring exhibition at i.d.e.a. Museum explores the beauty of recycled art, green living

January 22, 2019 at 5:00 pm
Escape into your imagination this spring at the i.d.e.a. Museum’s Junkyard Jungle exhibition, where discarded materials become treasured artworks that takes you on a journey into Earth’s lush rainforests and other wild destinations. The exhibition...

Wonder Camps explore the art of invention through hands-on fun

January 28, 2019 at 11:09 am
This spring and summer, let your children experience art and science collide during one of the i.d.e.a. Museum’s Wonder Camps. Children ages 6 to 12 can enroll in a weeklong program during the spring or summer to engage their brains during school...

Mesa and Oakland A's host Pitch, Hit & Run and Jr. Home Run Derby at Hohokam Stadium

January 29, 2019 at 4:09 pm
City of Mesa Youth Sports and the Oakland Athletics will be hosting Pitch, Hit and Run and the Jr. Home Run Derby, Feb. 19, at Hohokam Stadium, 1235 N. Center St. The event is free and open to boys and girls ages 7 to 14. A’s players will be at the...

Mesa Historical Museum will re-open the Old Lehi School

January 30, 2019 at 3:37 pm
The Mesa Historical Museum will re-open the Old Lehi School, at 2345 N. Horne, as the museum’s exhibition space on February 8, 2019 with a new exhibit: Gizmos, Gadgets, and Greatness: Technologies that built Mesa 1877 – 1957. The building, originally...

4th Trimester Conference returns to i.d.e.a. Museum March 9, features resources for parents

February 5, 2019 at 4:24 pm
A special event aimed at helping new and expecting parents navigate the challenges of a family comes to the i.d.e.a. Museum Saturday, March 9. The 4th Trimester Arizona Conference features more than 15 workshops that tackle sex and intimacy,...

Blast from the Past Feb. 23 at Mesa Grande

February 11, 2019 at 1:48 pm
Get your historic walking shoes ready for a journey into the past that is fun for the whole family! Spend a morning traveling back in time at Mesa Grande Cultural Park, 1000 N. Date, Saturday, Feb. 23 from 10 a.m. to noon.A Blast from the Past...

Mesa’s Streets Get Smarter

December 3, 2018 at 9:53 am
MESA, AZ – Mesa’s Streets have gotten smarter with new technologies being implemented to improve drive times, proactively prepare for autonomous vehicles and provide open data to car makers building smarter cars.The Transportation Department...

Writer in Residence returns to Mesa Public Library

December 27, 2018 at 1:45 pm
Mesa Public Library is excited to continue our Writer in Residence program in partnership with Arizona State Library. Betty Webb will be Writer in Residence from January through March. Webb will be offering free writing workshops at the various...

OTHER NEWS

Mesa creates Federal Employee Assistance Program to help workers impacted by shutdown

January 22, 2019 at 11:59 am
Mesa residents who have not been getting paid due to the partial government shutdown may apply to defer City of Mesa utility bill payments until the federal government reopens and they receive their backpay. As part of the Federal Employee...

Councilmember Thompson re-appointed as Vice Chair of NLC committee

December 17, 2018 at 2:46 pm
District 6 Councilmember Kevin Thompson has been re-appointed as the Vice Chair of the National League of Cities’ (NLC) Community and Economic Development (CED) Federal Advocacy Committee for 2019. This will be Councilmember Thompson’s fourth term on...

Councilmember Heredia re-appointed to NLC committee

December 17, 2018 at 2:45 pm
District 3 Councilmember Francisco Heredia has been re-appointed to the National League of Cities’ (NLC) Human Development (HD) Federal Advocacy Committee for 2019, his second term on the committee. The appointment was announced by NLC President...

Councilmember Whittaker re-appointed to NLC committee

December 17, 2018 at 2:42 pm
District 2 Councilmember Jeremy Whittaker has been re-appointed to the National League of Cities’ (NLC) Finance, Administration and Intergovernmental Relations (FAIR) Federal Advocacy Committee for 2019, his second term on the committee. The...

Councilmember Freeman re-appointed to NLC committee

December 17, 2018 at 2:40 pm
District 1 Councilmember Mark Freeman has been re-appointed to the National League of Cities’ (NLC) Public Safety and Crime Prevention (PSCP) Federal Advocacy Committee for 2018, his second term on the committee. The appointment was announced by NLC...

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