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Mesa, Gilbert mayors side with APS in clean-energy suit

By Wayne Schutsky GSN Managing Editor A legal challenge to the Clean Energy for a Healthy Arizona ballot initiative has high-profile backing from two East Valley mayors. Mesa Mayor John Giles and Gilbert Mayor Jenn Daniels...

Wetter-than-usual summer elevates EV mosquito risks

By Cecilia Chan, GSN Managing Editor A pickup truck mounted with a fogging machine drives along an East Valley roadway, unleashing chemicals into the night air in an effort to control mosquitoes and the disease...

Gilbert caregivers learn what dementia feels like

By Nick Serpa Cronkite News Vilma Bose places headphones over her ears and is greeted by the sounds of droning conversation, a fire engine and a door slamming. Next, she’s escorted to a dimly lit room...

Gilbert firm aims to keep employees fit

By Cecilia Chan GSN Managing Editor With his wife going to school, a 5-year-old daughter and a job, Brennan Gerle had his hands full. “I ate a lot of McDonald’s, a lot of fast food, anything...

Hundreds of EV kids expected at food-packing event

By Coty Dolores Miranda GSN Contributor More than 1,200 foster and developmentally challenged children and teens served by four nonprofits will have their own chance to give back when they convene Saturday, Aug. 18, to...

Local business riding the digital game tide

By Cecilia Chan GSN Managing Editor Zach Riding sits before a computer screen with earphones on, his eyes fixated on his character’s avatar in the latest popular shoot-’em-up survival game. It was grand-opening day at Pure...

Feds throw in the towel in ex-lawmaker’s bribery case

By Howard Fischer Capitol Media Services Federal prosecutors gave up last week in their effort to convict a former utility regulator and others on charges on bribery and fraud. In a two-page filing, Assistant U.S. Attorney...

LD12 primary election: Winners take all

By Cecilia Chan GSN Managing Editor If the numbers and past history are any indication, the Republican candidates who win their party’s nomination in the Aug. 28 primary in Legislative District 12 likely will be...

Candidate’s allegation of sexist political attacks draws skepticism

By Paul Maryniak GSN Executive Editor Allegations by a Gilbert Council candidate that local female office hopefuls are singled out for political dirty tricks are raising eyebrows among some of the women who already hold...

After years in public life, veteran EV leader runs for office

By Gary Nelson GSN Contributor His friendly baritone has echoed through vast meeting halls packed with virtually every mover and shaker who calls the East Valley home. It has led those same leaders to embrace visions...