Mesa Archive - The Mesa Tribune | The Hometown Newspaper for the city of Mesa, AZ - page 6

Mesa

Mesa school reopening plan: No good old days
0

Mesa school reopening plan: No good old days

| by
BY PAUL MARYNIAK Tribune Executive Editor Parents and students last week got their first detailed look at how different Mesa Public Schools will be as the district rolled out the first cut of its plan for reopening campuses Aug....
Bondurant School revving up reopening Sunday
0

Bondurant School revving up reopening Sunday

| by
Tribune News Staff Now that closures are lifting, the Bondurant High Performance Driving School is reopening Sunday, June 14, to start its summer course schedule. The school, located on the Gila River Indian Community off the...
Casinos ignored curfew for good reason
0

Casinos ignored curfew for good reason

| by
By Lisa Diethelm Cronkite News Public spaces around the state may have been closed overnight by a statewide curfew earlier this month but the casinos stayed open. After being closed for months by COVID-19, casinos around Arizona...
Mesa charity “assembly line” dresses orphans
0

Mesa charity “assembly line” dresses orphans

| by
By Sandra Draper Tribune Contributor After starting with one simple outfit, a Mesa woman has built a charity – and an assembly line – that makes clothes for orphans worldwide. When Darlene Carpenter semiretired in 2009, she...
Protests fuel calls for Confederate monuments’ removal
0

Protests fuel calls for Confederate monuments’ removal

| by
By Howard Fischer Capitol Media Services Protests against racism have renewed the calls for the removal of Confederate monuments in Arizona – including one in Gold Canyon and another at the State Capitol. On June 8, Secretary...
Mesa to share school reopening ideas this week
0

Mesa to share school reopening ideas this week

| by
BY PAUL MARYNIAK Tribune Executive Editor Parents, students and staff will get the first cut of Mesa Public Schools’ plan for reopening campuses in virtual sessions that start next Thursday. Although she had no details for the...
Mesa Police shooting videos aim for transparency
0

Mesa Police shooting videos aim for transparency

| by
By Jim Walsh Tribune Staff Writer They may be graphic and may not even throw a complimentary spotlight on Mesa police officers. But the Mesa Police Department’s new “Critical Incident Community Briefings” aim to add...
Mesa protest, prayer gathering focus on police
0

Mesa protest, prayer gathering focus on police

| by
By Jim Walsh Tribune staff Writer The tone of two events in Mesa aimed at addressing systemic racism was remarkably different, with one a prayerful rally for change and the other the first protest over the slaying of George Floyd...
Natural History Museum director retires
0

Natural History Museum director retires

| by
TRIBUNE NEWS STAFF                                 Arizona Museum of Natural History Director Dr. Tom Wilson retired at the end of last month, climaxing 17 years of leadership and museum growth. His tenure...
Mesa native’s film school helps girls of color
0

Mesa native’s film school helps girls of color

| by
By Melody Birkett Tribune Contributor Mesa native Shanice Malakai remembers her initial time in the film industry. “I didn’t always have opportunities afforded to me,” she said. “I was also the only woman in the room and...