Mesa Asks You to be Monsoon Ready

June 15, 2021 at 7:26 am
Summer ushers in the season of storms, when a monsoon may start quickly and lead to downed power lines and trees, power outages and flooded streets in a matter of minutes. The elderly and other residents who are homebound are among the most...

Mesa is Encouraging City Residents to Conserve Electricity

June 30, 2021 at 7:55 am
Arizona summers can be strenuous for the wallet and our electric grid. This year, the City of Mesa encourages electric customers to be smart about energy consumption as the southwest region faces unprecedented market conditions that could affect the...

Public Workshops Scheduled for Mesa City Council Redistricting

July 21, 2021 at 1:18 pm
Every ten years, local governments, including the City of Mesa, use new census data to redraw their City Council district lines to reflect how local populations have changed. Mesa’s nonpartisan Redistricting Commission, a five-member panel created by...

New Children's Library Opens Inside Main Library in Downtown Mesa

July 26, 2021 at 11:07 am
A new and much more extensive Children’s Library is now open at Main Library, 64 E. First St., for kids and adults to enjoy. A voter-approved bond issue funded the new children’s reading and play spaces inspired by Arizona wildlife.“The new...

Exro Announces U.S. Headquarters in Mesa, Arizona and Joins Robust E-Mobility R&D Network in the Greater Phoenix Area

July 27, 2021 at 9:45 am
Calgary, Alberta (July 22, 2021) – Exro Technologies Inc. (TSX: EXRO, OTCQB: EXROF) (the “Company” or “Exro”), a leading clean technology company that has developed a new class of power electronics for electric motors and batteries, today announced...

Mesa kicks off Hydration Donation Campaign to save lives

June 2, 2021 at 2:10 pm
Mesa's Hydration Donation Campaign is underway to save lives. The goal is to collect 400,000 bottles of water to help people in need during the extreme Arizona heat. Details at

Mesa City Council accepts City of Mesa Climate Action Plan

June 21, 2021 at 6:28 pm
Mesa, AZ – Mesa City Council voted to accept the City of Mesa Climate Action Plan at the City Council meeting held this evening. The plan represents the City’s commitment to proactively and responsibly protect and conserve Mesa’s environment and...

Mesa Police Department Launches Operation Summer Project 2021

June 28, 2021 at 11:23 am
As the national trend of violent crime continues to increase, the City of Mesa is not immune to the increase in violence.Unfortunately, gun related violence, aggravated assaults, and homicides are also trending upward. Year to date City ofMesa...

Stay Cool, Inspired and Engaged This Summer at Downtown Mesa Museums

June 28, 2021 at 4:35 pm
Three exciting new exhibitions are opening in Downtown Mesa on July 1. Travel back in time to ancient Arizona to walk with dinosaurs and then go behind the scenes to develop a deeper understanding of our past at the Arizona Museum of Natural History...

Register for Parks and Recreation Fall Programs

July 12, 2021 at 11:13 am
Despite our triple digit temperatures, fall is not that far way, and Mesa’s recreation programs and classes are the perfect way to keep families active and having fun. Registration is underway for Mesa residents for the 2021 fall season. Programs and...

City of Mesa revises COVID-19 mitigation measures

May 17, 2021 at 6:32 pm
As the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) revises its COVID-19 mitigation policies, the City of Mesa is easing its face covering measures. Masks are now optional at all City facilities currently open to the public, such as arts and culture...

Independent Survey: Mesa Residents Feel Safe and Have a Positive Perception of Police Department

June 3, 2021 at 9:08 am
The results of an independent survey conducted by Arizona State University’s Morrison Institute for Public Policy, reveal that Mesa residents feel safe, protected, and maintain positive relationships with their police department.The survey found...

Mesa Public Library resumes evening hours

June 14, 2021 at 10:50 am
Effective today, Mesa Public Library is again offering evening hours at all three locations. Hours are now 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. Monday through Thursday and 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Friday and Saturday at Main Library, 64 E. 1st St.; Red Mountain Branch, 635 N....

Lori Collins, City of Mesa Deputy Economic Development Director, Appointed as New President of AAED

June 30, 2021 at 1:37 pm
Today, the City of Mesa Office of Economic Development is pleased to announce that Lori Collins, City of Mesa deputy economic development director, has been appointed as the new president of the Executive Board of Directors for the Arizona...

Mesa Tackling Mental Health Crisis

July 1, 2021 at 1:11 pm
In case you missed it, here is a story from the Arizona Republic about how Mesa is helping to fix the mental health crisis.*** A mental health crisis is not a crime, but police often are called upon to respond. Here's how Mesa hopes to fix...

Councilmember Francisco Heredia Named Chair of Valley Metro Rail Board of Directors and RPTA Board

July 1, 2021 at 1:25 pm
District 3 Councilmember Francisco Heredia has been named Chair of both the Valley Metro Rail Board of Directors and the Valley Metro Regional Public Transit Authority (RPTA) Board of Directors for the Fiscal Year 2022 term. Heredia also served as...

ICYMI - Travis Cutright discusses Mesa's Digital Transformation Program with Technology Magazine

July 7, 2021 at 4:19 pm
A Smart City in ActionBy Janey Brice and Mike SadrTechnology MagazineIn downtown Mesa stands a voice¬ activated digital kiosk providing citizens and visitors a safe new way to navigate what is going on in this smart city - from checking rail...

Comarch to locate 32,000-square-foot data center in Mesa

June 15, 2021 at 9:58 am
Comarch, a global software house delivering IT solutions for improving business efficiency, announced today it will build its 32,000-square-foot, North American Data Center on three acres at Ellsworth Road and Prairie Avenue. Comarch expects to begin...

Labsphere and ASU Enter Facilities Use Agreement for FLARE Technology Development

June 15, 2021 at 12:03 pm
Labsphere, Inc. is announcing plans to locate a Field Line of sight Automated Radiance Exposure, or FLARE, testing site at Arizona State University’s (ASU) Polytechnic campus as part of the ASU Polytechnic Innovation District. FLARE is a system of...

Mesa Arts Center announces National Geographic Live 2021-2022 Subscription Renewals On Sale

March 29, 2021 at 9:49 am
Mesa Arts Center is thrilled to announce the 2021-2022 National Geographic Live Speaker Series. The series will offer audiences stunning imagery and stories from National Geographic's world-renowned photographers, scientists, authors, filmmakers, conservationists and adventurers. Season subscriptions to the series are on sale now at