Protect Your Pets During Fireworks Displays

June 24, 2024 at 10:17 am
While the legal use of fireworks is enjoyable to humans, it is terrifying to pets. Pets can become highly distressed by the noise, lights and commotion of Independence Day celebrations. With fireworks during the Arizona Celebration of Freedom...

Traffic restrictions are in effect at intersection of Mesa Dr. and Brown due to damage to a water main

June 21, 2024 at 5:49 pm
UPDATE 6/23 2:30 p.m. - Crews continue to work to repair the damaged pipeline. The following traffic restrictions will remain in place until further notice (subject to change). Please avoid the intersection if possible until repairs are...

Top 10 Ways to Beat the Heat at Arizona Celebration of Freedom

June 19, 2024 at 11:17 am
The 15th Annual Arizona Celebration of Freedom Presented by AT&T, held Thursday, July 4, from 6 p.m. to 10 p.m., is the can’t-miss Independence Day festival in the state. Here are the Top 10 reasons why you should be in downtown Mesa on the...

Naturalization Ceremony is Key Part of Arizona Celebration of Freedom

June 12, 2024 at 2:14 pm
Mesa will welcome approximately 100 new U.S. citizens on July 4. Since 2015, the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) has been holding a naturalization ceremony at the Arizona Celebration of Freedom Presented by ATT&T. The ceremony...

Mesa Arts Center Adds Four New Shows to 20th Anniversary Performing Live Season

June 11, 2024 at 3:56 pm
Mesa Arts Center has added four new shows to its 20th Anniversary Performing Live Season, (previously announced on April 29). The celebratory season will now include illusionist Michael Carbonaro (Aug. 16), Country entertainers Home Free (Oct. 10),...

Mesa Asks You to be Monsoon Ready

June 11, 2024 at 11:11 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 homebound individuals are among the most vulnerable during the...

Mesa Animal Control Reminds Residents to Keep Pets Safe in the Heat

June 10, 2024 at 10:02 am
With triple digit temperatures now a daily occurrence, the City of Mesa and Mesa Animal Control are reminding residents to protect their pets as the thermometer rises in Arizona. The heat can affect pets in many ways, from causing dehydration to...

Mesa's New Water Quality Report Highlights Quality, Reliability, Value and Service

June 6, 2024 at 9:05 am
How well do you know your H2O? Learn about the quality of your Mesa drinking water by reading the new City of Mesa Water Quality Consumer Confidence report at For over 100 years, the City of Mesa has been committed to providing...

CarbonCapture Inc. Secures Lease in Mesa for World's First Direct Air Capture Manufacturing Facility

June 6, 2024 at 8:20 am
CarbonCapture Inc, a leading U.S. direct air capture (DAC) company that builds modular systems that can be mass-produced, has announced the signing of a lease for its first manufacturing site - an 83,000 square-foot high-volume facility in Mesa. At...

Entertainment and Patriotic Programs Set for Arizona Celebration of Freedom Presented by AT&T

June 5, 2024 at 1:55 pm
The Arizona Celebration of Freedom Presented by AT&T on Thursday, July 4 is more than a fireworks show. It is a spectacular celebration of our country’s freedom and independence. The event features two outdoor stages for entertainment and...

City of Mesa Calls General Election

June 4, 2024 at 4:38 pm
The Mesa City Council has called a General Election for Nov. 5, 2024. Mesa voters will vote on four ballot measures that will impact the City’s ability to keep up with growth and maintain high-quality services for its residents, businesses and...

Mesa Offering Heat Relief Services to Help Save Lives This Summer

June 3, 2024 at 1:00 pm
As temperatures reach the triple digits, Mesa is informing the public of its partnership with Maricopa County Public Health and local organizations to provide heat relief services for unhoused individuals and other vulnerable Mesa residents. A...

Mesa Launches Youth Climate Action Fund

May 30, 2024 at 2:42 pm
Mayor John Giles today announced the Mesa Youth Climate Action Fund will begin accepting applications on June 1. Young people ages 15-24 that reside in and/or attend school in Mesa are encouraged to apply for up to $5,000 in funding to design and...

Sign Up for Mesa Library Summer Reading Program

May 30, 2024 at 10:00 am
Registering for summer reading is a fun and smart way to start the summer. You can sign up now as Mesa Public Library participates in the Arizona Summer Reading Program, June 1 through Aug. 1, encouraging people of all ages to read for at least 20...

SRP Rebates Help Power Mesa's Climate Action Commitment

May 28, 2024 at 11:48 am
Mesa Mayor John Giles has accepted a check for $267,570 in rebates from SRP, marking a significant milestone in the City’s efforts to reach carbon neutrality in the decades ahead. The check, presented by SRP Associate General Manager and Chief...

City of Mesa Launches Job Connect Mesa: A New Online Workforce Development Platform

May 28, 2024 at 11:19 am
The City of Mesa, in collaboration with Pipeline AZ, has introduced Job Connect Mesa (, an online platform designed to revolutionize how employers and job seekers connect. This platform aims to streamline the job search process and...

Grand Opening for Mesa Business Builder @ The Studios

May 23, 2024 at 12:03 pm
Mesa's thriving small business and entrepreneurship ecosystem unveils a new hub for innovation and collaboration with the grand opening of Mesa Business Builder (MBB) @ The Studios. Located at 59 E. 1st., in downtown Mesa.

Mesa City Council Votes to Put General Plan on the November 2024 Ballot

May 20, 2024 at 6:48 pm
The Mesa City Council has approved the 2050 General Plan, giving Mesa residents the opportunity to vote on it during the November 2024 General Election. City Council’s action follows a series of public meetings held in each City Council District...

Mesa Pools Open May 25

May 20, 2024 at 10:10 am
All City of Mesa pools will open for the summer beginning Saturday, May 25. All pools will have special grand opening hours of 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. that day. Most of the pools open for public swimming at 1 p.m. Mondays through Fridays. Saturday hours...

Bike to Books Contest in Mesa

May 15, 2024 at 10:07 am
The City of Mesa's Bicycle and Pedestrian Program and Mesa Public Library announce the second year of the Bike to Books contest. Mesa invites students and homeschoolers in prekindergarten to 12th grade to design bike symbol art for a City of Mesa...

Mesa Seeks Volunteers for Arizona Celebration of Freedom Presented by AT&T

May 14, 2024 at 11:01 am
Mesa seeks volunteers for the Arizona Celebration of Freedom Presented by AT&T, the coolest independence festival in the state! There are multiple times and shifts available including splash zone, carnival games, entertainment and information...

Mesa Hydration Donation Campaign Off to a Strong Start to Save Lives

May 7, 2024 at 1:33 pm
Mesa’s annual Hydration Donation Campaign is starting a month earlier in an effort to save more lives during Arizona’s extreme heat season. With a record number of heat-related deaths in Maricopa County in 2023 and the National Weather Service...

Voters May Request Early Ballots for Mesa Primary Election

April 29, 2024 at 3:36 pm
Mesa voters may now request early ballots through July 19, 2024, for the Primary Election on July 30, 2024. Mesa’s Primary Election ballot will include candidates for Mayor and Councilmembers in Districts 1, 2 and 3, whose terms will expire in January 2029.

Mesa Commercial Customers Can Take Advantage of Increased Grass-to-Xeriscape and Landscape Irrigation Incentives

April 29, 2024 at 3:28 pm
The City of Mesa invites its commercial customers to apply for the newly increased incentive amounts for grass-to-Xeriscape conversions. Removing water-thirsty grass and replacing it with a Xeriscape landscape can reduce water use, increase shade and save money.