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• A popular west Phoenix barbecue joint will expand to the East Valley. Bobby Q’s website announced a second location will open over the summer in Mesa. No word on the exact location. The original is located on 27th Avenue near Interstate 17.
• The West Valley is hosting a big job fair Thursday. The event runs from 11 a.m. until 2 p.m. at the Renaissance Glendale Hotel and Spa. Hiring managers will be interviewing for positions in health care, hospitality, payroll and human resources services.
• On the other side of Valley, there’s a big education job fair Thursday. Local school districts and charter schools are hiring for a range of positions starting at 10 a.m. and ending at 1 p.m. The event is near Guadalupe and Gilbert roads in Gilbert.