My perspective

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Enough is enough!

Enough is enough!

Collaboration between ASU, Phoenix Elementary School District will serve to eliminate learning gaps among underachieving students

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No substitute for saving, planning for retirement

No substitute for saving, planning for retirement

By Lionel J Martinez My motivation for saving and planning for retirement came from observing many Latino elders struggle after they “retired” or could not work anymore. They lived from social security check to check, and went without many necessities in life. I decided that I would not live that way. There is no substitute […]

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Kids count on us to do the right thing

Kids count on us to do the right thing

Of all the responsibilities we have in our lives, taking care of our families is the most important. This means that we do whatever we can to keep our kids safe and healthy, and, when necessary, find them the very best medical care available.

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Voices big and small proclaim: ‘I’m proud to be an American’

Voices big and small proclaim: ‘I’m proud to be an American’

Mixed thoughts rushed around my head like bees around a hive as I walked into the Phoenix Convention Center, the room where soon 50 immigrants would be sworn in as citizens of the United States.

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Part of plan to build a better Arizona

Part of plan to build a better Arizona

There has been quite a bit of discussion across our country surrounding the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009

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Phoenix must get as much as possible

Phoenix must get as much as possible

Show me the money.

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Alzheimer’s takes toll on loved one, family

Alzheimer’s takes toll on loved one, family

By Olivia Moreno Vasquez Un día A la vez. This is a phrase that my three brothers, sister and I have learned to live by since our mother, Josephine Moreno, was diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease. Mother was 82 years old when she first came to us with concerns about her memory. She was becoming increasingly […]

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No excuse for shortchanging Arizona’s children, families

No excuse for shortchanging Arizona’s children, families

By State Sen. Jorge Luis Garcia Senate Democratic Leader-Elect The Arizona Legislature has not been kind to Latinos, in general, and specifically Latino working families. We begin our next legislative session on Jan. 12 and I fear that this legislative session will be mean-spirited and the end result will be more degradation to our community. […]

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Little things are a big part of volunteering

Little things are a big part of volunteering

By Rosalva Saldana Since March of 2007 I have been a volunteer at Phoenix Children’s Hospital (PCH). My main duty is to play with the kids in the playrooms. It really is a lot of fun. The volunteers and staff at PCH create daily crafts for the kids to take their mind off their hospital […]

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Yunus Emre

Yunus Emre

Offering pure thanks