Aging Beautifully

The Arizona vintners are making their mark thanks to the Wine Growers Association By Scott Shumaker In the 1970s and 80s, agricultural scientists and prospective winemakers realized that many parts of Arizona boasted très bien conditions for growing wine grapes—good soil, elevation and dramatic daily temperature swings. However, state laws regulating wineries at the time remained stubbornly restrictive for ...

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The Skinny on B12 Injections

The vitamin’s deficiency can cause myriad problems By Dr. Kelly Collins, Owner of Premier Wellness & Aglow Med Spa B12 deficiency isn’t a rare or mysterious disease. It’s written about in almost every medical textbook. B12 deficiency is far more common than most health care practitioners and the general public realize.  Data from a Tufts University study suggests that 40% of people between the ages of 2 ...

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Quit Bugging Me!

How to prevent and treat bites and stings By Katherine Reeves, Pharm. D and Tara Storjohann, Pharm D., BCGP, FASCP Summer is here! This means hot weather, days at the pool and, unfortunately, more of those annoying (and painful!) bug bites and stings. Often, these can be treated with over-the-counter medications. However, in other cases, it may be more appropriate to seek medical attention. So, do you know ...

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It’s Serendipity

Sawana Grimmett opens The Salt Spa with the help of Hair.n.Dipity By Heather Maxwell, Executive Director Anthem Area Chamber of Commerce Sawana Grimmett was working out of a local dentist office when, through mutual acquaintances, she met Rochelle Decker, owner of Hair.n.Dipity salon.  Grimmett then saw her business, The Salt Spa, take off.  “In 2016, a treatment room at her hair salon became available and ...

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DVUSD Theatre Rocks

Students are spending the summer on stage By Jadyn Fisher Summer is finally in full swing, which means students get to spend more time doing what they love and catching up from the busy school year. For most, this means sleeping in and getting those well needed Z’s, but for Deer Valley Unified School District’s “Theatre Rocks!” campers, it means being at school at 8 a.m. and spending the day learning the ro ...

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Building a Dream

Dignified Home Loans opens Anthem location By Alison Stanton Deborah Hartwick was inspired to choose a career in the mortgage industry for two key reasons — she loves numbers and she’s a people person.  “I like walking my clients through the challenges each borrower can go through on the journey to homeownership,” Hartwick says. With 30 years’ experience in the mortgage lending industry, Hartwick is the sal ...

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Lexus RC-F V-8 Coupe

This car is a ‘blast’ to drive Story and photos by C.A. Haire There are plenty of two-door sport coupes on the market, but very few are powered by a V-8 engine. Lexus has one it would be glad to sell you, called the RC-F. Under the hood is a potent modern 5.0-liter V-8, cranking out 467 horsepower, and 389 pound/feet of torque. It’s hooked to an 8-speed direct-shift automatic transmission. Gears can be sele ...

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Take a Chance on This Starlight Community Theater puts its spin on ‘Mamma Mia’

By Bridgette Redman Sometimes the things we hate in our childhood are the things we love as adults. For some who might be eating vegetables or taking naps, for others it is the music their parents played. Dan Ashlock has vivid memories of the drives his family made in the 1970s from Phoenix to El Paso to visit his grandparents. Even though his dad insists now this isn’t true, he and his sibling remember for ...

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A Homemade Grilled Meal

Try these steak recipes when throwing a July 4 party By Christina Fuoco-Karasinski Bringing over family and friends for a backyard barbecue is a classic way to show appreciation to loved ones. Celebrate the summer by grilling steak, one of the most popular meals for a cookout.   Almost nothing beats a steak hot off the grill, and ribeyes are one of the most popular and flavorful cuts.  Classic Ribeye The cl ...

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Good Vibes

Serena Nicolle goes solo for Elevate Coffee Company show By Christina Fuoco-Karasinski Singer-songwriter Serena Nicolle is used to people asking if she’s sad or depressed. Her songs are in minor keys and about sad topics, she admits.  “They’re not just about me, though,” she says with a laugh. “They’re about what I see other people go through, random people in the streets.” The 21-year-old Arcadia resident— ...

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