Articles

A New Outlook: Tortilla Flat’s new ‘caretakers’ are looking to freshen it up

by Christina Fuoco-Karasinski Katie Ellering, one of Tortilla Flat’s new owners, isn’t about modernizing the remnant of the Old West town. She and her fiance/operations director,...

No Umbrella Needed: BJ Thomas celebrates 50 years of ‘Raindrops’

by Christina Fuoco-Karasinski Singer B.J. Thomas remembers the compromise he made to work with legendary composer Burt Bacharach. “I had been with Scepter Records for a...

Fee Waybill Rides Again: The Tubes’ lead singer goes solo for hard-driving rock record

by Christina Fuoco-Karasinski The Tubes’ lead singer, Fee Waybill, says he’s happy his new solo album, “Fee Waybill Rides Again,” has seen the light of...

Olivia de Havilland: the end of an era

by Nick Thomas It’s a sobering thought for fans of classic film. The passing of Olivia de Havilland in late July, just three weeks after...

Celebrating Grandparents Day: Unique ways to stay in touch with family during the pandemic

by John Skelton Senior Adviser of Senior Helpers of Tempe The coronavirus pandemic has put a damper on family gatherings and celebrations, but there are still...

News Briefs

by Christina Fuoco-Karasinski and Marla Levine Plaza del Rio Foundation awards record dollars, scholars The Plaza del Rio Foundation awarded $44,000 in scholarships for the fall...

‘Fed-up’ wife should consider trial separation

By Gayle Lagman-Creswick Dear Gabby Gayle: I read your answer to the woman who realized she was in a miserable relationship for 40 years and...

Airline passengers divided into four camps

By David Leibowitz If you’ve yet to travel by airplane in the age of COVID-19, you’ve missed out on some terrific people watching. As we’ve discussed...

Osteoporosis creates an increased risk of fractures

By Fred Cicetti Question: How common is osteoporosis? Answer: Osteoporosis, or porous bone, is a disease characterized by low bone mass and structural deterioration of bone...

Innovative Care: Medicare Extends HOV’s MediCaring program

by Lin Sue Cooney Ted Gushee and his wife, Kitty, lead a full and active life. When the 92-year-old was diagnosed with lymphoma and bladder...