A Tucson teacher couldn’t find any media that delivered news at a kid’s level. And what she ENVISIONED would not only help keep students well-informed, but would also sharpen their reading and writing skills!Read more

I was able to attend the Arizona State University Connections Camp. Connections Camp was designed for Children with hearing impairment issues entering grades 2–5. 

This was the first time ASU had a camp like this for kids like us!! Before the Connections Camp I did not know any kids who had hearing impairments. I felt like I found a group of people like me in different ways but also in a lot of ways.

 Imagine dreaming that one day you’ll become a professional baseball player. What would it look like for you? For David Peralta, left fielder for the Arizona Diamondbacks, his dream did come true.

Peralta was born in Venezuela and came to the U.S. to become a pitcher for the St. Louis Cardinals at age 18. The Cardinals released him in 2009 after injuries and shoulder surgery. Peralta began to play for the Diamondbacks in 2013, with the minor league team. Peralta says he was called up to the major league club in 2014.

The 3rd Annual PANDA Prowl sponsored by The Karas Group 

Fun Run/Walk in Arcadia Neighborhood to Raise Awareness for Pediatric Medical Research 


The Phoenix Women’s Board of the Steele Children’s Research Center (known as PANDA) is organizing a fun run/walk along the Arizona Canal. The family friendly event is open to the public. This event is sponsored by The Karas Group.


Sunday, November 4, 2018 - 2:00pm

More than 450 monthly issues later, Bear Essential News celebrates 40 years! Read more

Long-time Senator for Arizona John McCain passed away Aug. 25. Following a series of heartfelt memorials for the naval war hero and respected politician, and his burial at the U.S. Naval Academy in Annapolis, MD, his successor in the Senate was just appointed and sworn in. Read more

Repeats every week every Friday and every Saturday until Sat Oct 13 2018.
Thursday, October 11, 2018 - 1:00pm
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Saturday, October 13, 2018 - 1:00pm

Knowing how to find and evaluate accurate news sources and other types of media is important— even for students in primary school.Read more