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In My Neighborhood

Students ‘Toon’ into Leadership
Author Stine Gives Kids Goosebumps
Chapin Builds Bridges with Arizona Kids
Visit the Children’s Museum Tucson
Designer Hits It Big at Phoenix Fashion Week 2017
Glendale Glitters Offers Holiday Shine!

Kids in the Know

  • It Could Happen to You!

    I was not sure what to think about it because I do not know anyone who wears hearing aids my age.

  • The Pony Express Rides Again

    The Hashknife Handoff Pony Express begins their ride from Holbrook to Scottsdale on Wednesday, Feb. 7, 2018.

  • Former Young Reporter Makes the Big Time at CNN

    As a Bear Essential News Young Reporter, Alexander Rosen interviewed former President Bill Clinton. Now, as an adult, Rosen is a CNN digital producer. 

Going Places

Sports Beat

  • Team Sports Have Positive Impact

    Team sports offer kids a great opportunity to build social kills key to growing up. 

  • You’ll Run into Characters at Disney Races

    Runners run past Tinkerbell’s Pixie Hollow, alongside the sights of Downtown Disney and even over to Tom Sawyer’s Island in half-marathon runDisney races.

  • FC Arizona Fans Go Crazy for Final Home Game

    FC Arizona adds a soccer sizzle to the Valley of the Sun, ending the season undefeated.

Movies & TV

  • Young Musician Shines in ‘Coco’

    Miguel! Nice to meet you! Anthony Gonzalez that is. Gonzalez is the voice of Miguel in the Disney/Pixar movie “Coco.”

  • Disney animator talks Moana, inspirations

    Darrin Butters, a veteran Disney animator, spent a day meeting with bloggers and journalists in Phoenix, Ariz., on Friday, Nov.