Spring Training in Mesa

Mesa is now home to two MLB Cactus League teams during spring training. The Chicago Cubs return to their spring training home at Mesa Riverview. Formerly known as Cubs Park, Sloan Park will once again be the home of the…

Road Closures for Phoenix Marathon Friday, Feb 28

Motorists in the City of Mesa and surrounding area may experience several road closures on Saturday, February 28, as runners in the Phoenix-Mesa Marathon make their way through the city. Several streets will be closed starting at 4:00 a.m. on…

Explosives Found at SE Mesa Plant: Experts from Luke AFB Assess

Employees at a recycling plant in east Mesa made a startling discovery Wednesday morning when they found several mortar rounds about the size of softballs in a load of scrap metal, authorities said. Mesa’s bomb squad joined firefighters and munitions…

New Hope and New Life Breathed into Apple Facility

Last fall, GT Advanced, a supplier of sapphire glass for Apple, abandoned their plans to use the building Apple purchased for them at Signal Butte and Elliot in Mesa. This was the second time that the building’s users closed shop,…

Gateway Airport to Get New Signs

People have been getting lost trying to find the passenger terminals at Phoenix-Mesa Gateway Airport. In an attempt to help ease the problem, the airport board voted on December 16 to spend $3.5 million on signage on the freeways, streets,…

Hay Fire Burning In Mesa: How Spontaneous Hay Fires Start

Get used to the cloud of haze over Southeast Mesa… it’ll be there at least through the next few days – or even weeks. A massive hay fire is burning at Superstition Farm on Hawes north of Elliot. The cause, given…

Apple Supplier in East Mesa Laying Off Workers

The bankrupt Apple supplier making sapphire glass in Mesa asked for court approval today to lay off 890 employees in Mesa, Massachusetts and New Hampshire, keeping a skeleton crew of 75 at the factories. The company also has 550 temporary…

Mesa Police Using Body Cameras

With high-profile cases across the country, there has been a lot of dialogue even as high as the White House regarding the usage of body cameras by police officers. Mesa Police Department has been ahead of the pack in the…

First Solar Seeks to Build Solar Test Farm Near PMGA

Tempe-based solar-panel manufacturer First Solar wants to develop a 20-acre test farm in east Mesa, a project that could include 18 jobs and $20 million in investment for the area, according to documents submitted to the city. The Nasdaq-traded company…

Central Mesa Neighborhood Still Without Power After Storm

Residents of more than 120 Mesa homes are still without power in the wake of a monsoon storm that dropped several inches of rain and caused widespread flooding throughout the Valley, and more rain could be on the way. SRP…