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Mesa Police Department Partners with Legacy Sports USA to Host Legacy Basketball Memorial Day Classic at Bell Bank Park May 28-30

May 26, 2022 at 1:54 pm
Officers with the Mesa Police Department will be on hand this weekend at Bell Bank Park as part of the Legacy Basketball Memorial Day Classic, set to take place May 28-30 and featuring boys and girls basketball teams grades 3-11. As part of the...

Library Summer Reading Program Offers Oceans of Possibilities

May 25, 2022 at 9:03 am
Registering for summer reading is a fun and smart way to start the summer. Mesa Public Library is participating in the countywide Summer Reading Program, June 1 through Aug. 1, encouraging people of all ages to read at least 20 minutes a day.This...

Mesa Pools Open May 28

May 23, 2022 at 3:15 pm
All City of Mesa pools will open for the summer beginning Saturday, May 28. The pools open for public swimming at 1 p.m. most days. Skyline and Rhodes will be open on Sundays. For specific pool hours, visit www.mesaparks.com/pools. The City of...

Hometown Heroes Banners Unveiled in Downtown Mesa

May 23, 2022 at 11:03 am
Banners recognizing and honoring Mesa residents and their family members who are serving or are veterans of the U.S. Armed Forces are now displayed in downtown Mesa. The 49 banners are on streetlamps along Main Street until June 5 as part of...

Mesa Launches Together Mesa Initiative

May 19, 2022 at 10:26 am
Mesa is home to over 500 thousand people of different races, places of origins, faiths, identities and abilities, per the U.S. Census. Today, Mesa launched its Together Mesa initiative to advance equity, inclusion and accessibility in Mesa. This...

Mesa Police Prepare for Memorial Day DUI Task Force

May 19, 2022 at 10:11 am
The Mesa Police Department will be participating in the East Valley Memorial Day DUI Task Force. This DUI Task Force is in cooperation with the Arizona Governor's Office of Highway Safety. A combination of DUI saturation patrols and a sobriety...

Mesa Enacts Water Shortage Management Plan

May 18, 2022 at 1:47 pm
Due to historic drought, climate change and over-allocation, conditions on the Colorado River are worsening. While deeper shortages may come quicker than anticipated, Mesa recognizes the situation is serious and continues to strategically plan for a...

City Honors Historical Fiction Writing and Video Contest Winners

May 18, 2022 at 10:05 am
The Mesa Historic Preservation Board has announced the winners of the 2022 Historical Fiction Writing and Video Contest. The contest winners were recognized at the May 16 Mesa City Council meeting:First Place Video Contest Winner: Team of Kaelyn...

Mesa Police Roll Out New Public Portal to Simplify Complaint and Commendation Process

May 18, 2022 at 9:56 am
It is the policy of the Mesa Police Department to thoroughly record and expeditiously investigate all complaints, to take swift corrective disciplinary action when appropriate, to take swift corrective procedural action when necessary, and to protect...

Save the Date for Titan Solar Power Arizona Celebration of Freedom in Mesa

May 10, 2022 at 1:16 pm
The 2022 Titan Solar Power Arizona Celebration of Freedom returns to downtown Mesa Monday, July 4 from 6 p.m. to 10 p.m. Arizona’s biggest and best free patriotic event will take place at the Mesa Convention Center and Mesa Amphitheatre campus, 263...

Mesa Statement Following Arizona Department of Water Resources and Central Arizona Project Joint Colorado River Shortage Briefing

May 6, 2022 at 11:48 am
Due to historic drought, climate change and over-allocation, conditions on the Colorado River are worsening. While deeper shortages may come quicker than anticipated, Mesa recognizes the situation is serious and continues to strategically plan for a...

Mesa Arts Center Announces the 2022-2023 Performing Live Season

May 5, 2022 at 1:28 pm
Mesa Arts Center is excited to announce the 2022-2023 Performing Live season. Highlights include the Chicago Symphony Orchestra, Nella, Blue Man Group, Disney DCappella, Lila Downs, Kathleen Turner, Penn &Teller, Emmet Cohen Trio, Alan Menken,...

Water Agencies Announce Historic Partnership

May 3, 2022 at 1:03 pm
Today, in Las Vegas, Nevada, water agencies across Arizona, California, and Nevada, along with the Department of the Interior announced a historic effort to invest $200 million in conservation efforts to bolster the Colorado River’s Lake Mead, under...

Voters May Request Early Ballots for Mesa Primary Election

May 2, 2022 at 2:27 pm
Mesa voters may now request early ballots for the Mesa Primary Election on Aug. 2, 2022. Voters may sign up at https://recorder.maricopa.gov/evsignup/default.aspx for the Active Early Voting List, which allows them to automatically receive a ballot...

Hazardous chemicals responsible for recent garbage truck fires

April 26, 2022 at 1:00 pm
There has been a recent uptick in garbage truck related incidents over the last 60 days caused by the placement of household hazardous materials in trash and recycle containers.  The first incident involved the placement of muriatic pool acid...

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

April 26, 2022 at 10:27 am
With the dog days of summer upon us, 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 burning their skin and...

Applications Being Accepted for Second Year of Mesa College Promise

April 21, 2022 at 5:04 pm
Applications are being accepted through July 15 for the Mesa College Promise program for the 2022-2023 academic year.Current high school students residing in Mesa who are on target to earn a high school diploma from a public, private, charter,...

Funding Remains Available for Emergency Rental and Utility Assistance

April 21, 2022 at 2:02 pm
The City of Mesa is accepting applications for the federal Emergency Rental and Utility Assistance Program (ERAP) to help residents financially impacted by COVID-19. Funded through the American Rescue Plan Act of 2021, the program provides rent and...

JX Nippon Mining & Metals completes $29 Million 65-acre land acquisition in Mesa, Arizona to strengthen its semiconductor materials business

April 4, 2022 at 10:57 am
JX Nippon Mining & Metals USA, Inc., an industry leader in semiconductor materials, announced the completion of a $29 Million land acquisition deal in Mesa, Arizona. The 65-acre greenfield site will serve as JX’s new base of operations for its...

Mesa Needs Volunteers for Titan Solar Power Arizona Celebration of Freedom

April 27, 2022 at 1:18 pm
The Titan Solar Power Arizona Celebration of Freedom returns to downtown, and Mesa needs volunteers to make it the biggest and best free patriotic event yet in Arizona. The celebration has entertainment, live music, a Revolutionary War reenactment,...

Register for Mesa Parks and Recreation Summer Programs

April 20, 2022 at 2:11 pm
With summer quickly approaching, registration is underway for Mesa residents for the City of Mesa’s Parks and Recreation summer programs. Registration for non-Mesa residents begins Monday, April 25 at 8 a.m. Youth Sports programs include swim...

Funding Announced to Help Downtown Mesa Small Businesses

April 19, 2022 at 4:38 pm
The City of Mesa is matching $300,000 in federal funds for storefront improvements in the downtown area. The funds will help small business owners pay for new or refurbished business signage, colonnade rehabilitation or removal and façade design and...

Fujifilm Completes Expansion of its Mesa Facility to Supply the Semiconductor Industry

March 30, 2022 at 7:27 am
FUJIFILM Electronic Materials, U.S.A., Inc., a leading supplier of chemicals and advanced materials for the semiconductor industry with four manufacturing and R&D sites across the U.S., today announced that it has completed its $88 million...

Alverno College Opens Nursing Education Center in Mesa

March 28, 2022 at 7:47 am
With an audience of elected officials, health care leaders and Alverno College senior leadership and alums, Alverno College and Synergis Education cut the ribbon on the college’s new nursing education center March 24 in Mesa. The 13,000-square-foot...

City of Mesa Seeking Applicants for Advisory Boards and Committees

March 15, 2022 at 8:52 am
Mesa residents are invited and encouraged to participate in the process of local government by serving on the City’s volunteer advisory boards and committees. The City of Mesa seeks the knowledge, expertise, and experience of its residents to advise,...

Expansion Project Starts at Red Mountain Park

March 24, 2022 at 4:18 pm
The City of Mesa has started construction work on a major expansion and improvement project at Red Mountain Park, 7745 E. Brown Road. “The Red Mountain Park expansion is important to the community and a priority for Mesa residents, who have asked...

Regional Partnership Provides $200 Million in Emergency Rental and Utility Assistance

April 14, 2022 at 2:17 pm
A collaborative, regional approach to sharing best practices has facilitated the issuance of $200 million in emergency rental and utility assistance to more than 28,000 households in Maricopa County since January 2021."The rising cost of housing is...

Mesa's Vibrant Dia de los Muertos Celebration Wins National Award

March 17, 2022 at 3:07 pm
The National League of Cities has selected Mesa as the 2022 Cultural Diversity Awards winner for its two-day Dia de los Muertos celebration, https://www.mesaartscenter.com/diadelosmuertos.  For almost two decades, thousands have gathered...

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