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Guard steps in to assist Mesa food bank
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Guard steps in to assist Mesa food bank

March 30th, 2020 Mesa Tribune Staff
By Mike Phillips Tribune Contributor The human cost of Covid-19 and the humanitarian response were both evident in Mesa last week. Mesa-based United...
Vito’s ‘survival bags’ ease grocery anxiety
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Vito’s ‘survival bags’ ease grocery anxiety

March 30th, 2020 Mesa Tribune Staff
By Christina Fuoco-Krasinski Tribune Staff Writer The staff at Vito’s considers each other – and its customers – family. So when the COVID-19...
Mesa dance company readies spring show, fingers crossed
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Mesa dance company readies spring show, fingers crossed

March 23rd, 2020 Mesa Tribune Staff
By Janelle Molony, Tribune Contributor Bridgette Borzillo, founder of the “kinesthetic” Mesa dance company CaZo, is launching a remastered...
Mesa couple invent a MADgical sci-fi card game
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Mesa couple invent a MADgical sci-fi card game

March 23rd, 2020 Mesa Tribune Staff
By Christopher Boan Tribune Contributor Mitchell Drake and his wife reached a life-changing epiphany midway through a six-hour flight to Hawaii. The...
Mesa native planning school tour as a new author
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Mesa native planning school tour as a new author

March 16th, 2020 Mesa Tribune Staff
TRIBUNE NEWS STAFF Mesa native Arianne Leavitt Costner is returning to the East Valley this month for a visit, but it’s not just to say hello to...
Mesa artist’s palette is an egg
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Mesa artist’s palette is an egg

March 13th, 2020 Mesa Tribune Staff
By Sue Kern-Fleischer Tribune Contributor Jordan Byrd’s Mesa loft and studio are filled with eggs – but not the scrambled or fried kind. The...
2 Mesa cancer survivors to take the stage
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2 Mesa cancer survivors to take the stage

March 9th, 2020 Mesa Tribune Staff
TRIBUNE NEWS STAFF Two Mesa women will be taking their stories of surviving cancer to the stage later this month to help raise money for a nonprofit...
At 53, Mesa MMA fighter a movie star
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At 53, Mesa MMA fighter a movie star

March 9th, 2020 Mesa Tribune Staff
By Janelle Molony Tribune Contributor At age 53, Mesa High School wrestling coach Thom Ortiz accomplished a feat few to none of his peers could...
Time When… Despite setbacks,  the 1920s roared in Mesa
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Time When… Despite setbacks, the 1920s roared in Mesa

March 6th, 2020 Mesa Tribune Staff
By Shannon Maki Tribune Guest Writer The 1920s was a prosperous time for Mesa, resulting in the nickname of “Gem City.” The city began to grow...
Red tape snarls Mesa inventor’s water plan
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Red tape snarls Mesa inventor’s water plan

March 2nd, 2020 Mesa Tribune Staff
By Janelle Molony Tribune Contributor Mesa entrepreneur JW Jennings patented a way to collect and transfer desalination, that is mineral free, water...