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Chicano Park, home to the world’s largest concentration of Chicano murals, turns 52

SAN DIEGO – San Diego’s Chicano Park – which has the highest concentration of Chicano murals in the world and one of the largest collections of outdoor murals in the U.S. – celebrates its 52nd anniversary.


How two sisters who never played baseball saved Tempe Prep from a forfeited season

TEMPE — When Tempe Prep was at risk of forfeiting games, two sisters stepped in to fill the roster and have become an integral part of the Knights team.


ASU Esports brings gaming community together with first LAN of semester

TEMPE – With the community largely pushed online over the past two years, ASU Esports holds the first LAN meetup of the spring semester. Gamers from different backgrounds meet up to socialize and compete.


Arizona Coyotes Alumni Team determined to help grow hockey in state

TUCSON – As part of its quest to help grow hockey in the state, the Arizona Coyotes Alumni Team played the University of Arizona to help raise money for its program.


Valley restaurant owners expect boost from baseball’s Cactus League

PHOENIX – Valley restaurant owners breathed a sigh of relief when baseball owners and players settled their labor dispute in time for a shortened Cactus League spring training season.


Friends first: Perry-Hamilton title game bigger than basketball for rival coaches

PHOENIX – Perry High coach Sam Duane and Hamilton’s Doug Harris faced off to decide Arizona’s 6A boys basketball championship. It was a surreal moment for the close friends.


Arizona Dreamer’s journey depicted in ‘¡Americano!’, a musical debuting off-Broadway

PHOENIX – Tony Valdovinos of Phoenix gave up his dream of joining the Marine Corps when he learned he was undocumented. Ultimately, he had a bigger impact than being a Marine, becoming an inspiration to other Dreamers and the musical “¡Americano!”, which debuts off-Broadway this month.


¡Americano! Musical con debut fuera de Broadway inspirado por un ‘dreamer’ de Phoenix

PHOENIX – Dreamer Tony Valdovinos de Phoenix abandonó su sueño de unirse como un infante de marina de los EE.UU. cuando descubrió que no tenía documentos. Al final de cuentas, tuvo un impacto más grande que el de ser marino, y se volvió una inspiración para otros Dreamers y el musical ¡Americano! que ahora está por debutar fuera de Broadway.


A year later, city officials call American Rescue Plan aid a lifesaver

WASHINGTON - A year after passage of the $1.9 trillion American Rescue Plan, local officials say the COVID-19 relief measure that steered $103 billion to cities - and $1 billion to Arizona cities - gave them the funds to help businesses and towns rebound from the pandemic.


Kilts, weight-throwing, bagpipes, oh my! Phoenix Scottish Games land in Gilbert

GILBERT — Through athletics, food, dance and bagpipes, the Phoenix Scottish Games help give Arizonans and visitors a better understanding of Scottish culture.


‘The Punisher’: After life delivers a blow, boxer finds calling as coach, mentor

PHOENIX — Peter Chavez was a promising young boxer in Phoenix as a teen. Following a difficult journey, including a brief stint in jail, Chavez gave up on his dream of boxing and found his calling as a coach and mentor.


Burrowing animals, pin placements: PGA Tour rules officials quietly influential at Phoenix Open

SCOTTSDALE – Behind the chaos, PGA Tour rules officials quietly play an important role at the WMPhoenix.