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Wednesday 07/30/2014
Jochim: PARC continues the fight against Loop 202 project
Posted: July 30, 2014

While the summer heat is on in the Valley of the Sun, PARC (Protecting Arizona’s Resources and Children) remains on “Active Duty” and is maintaining its watch over the proposed Loop 202 project, preparing for the release of the FEIS (Final Environmental Impact Statement) due later this year.

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Lester/Johnson: Neighborly appreciation for privilege workshop
Posted: July 30, 2014

We were pleasantly overwhelmed by the standing room only audience that participated so enthusiastically and honestly in our recent July 14 “Perils and Perils of Privilege” workshop at Pomegranate Café in Ahwatukee.

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Kimura: Walter is the best candidate for CD 9
Posted: July 30, 2014

To answer Bill Richardson’s two main questions, “Do we keep Democrat Congresswoman Kyrsten Sinema to represent us or do we elect someone else?” And, “Are Rogers and Walter the best Republicans can come up with to challenge Sinema in CD 9?”

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Tuesday 07/29/2014
Online grocery shopping is my savior
Posted: July 29, 2014

Today let’s consider the locust: it looks like a grasshopper, but is something scientists call “gregarious,” which means it joins up with its friends, creates swarms that together cover about a fifth of the Earth’s land mass and eats up to 423 million pounds of food a day.

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Monday 07/28/2014
Sissel: A student’s mindset will dictate their school year
Posted: July 28, 2014

With the start of a new school year fast approaching (at least in Arizona), I wanted to take a moment to address a critical skill that most students fail to practice. It’s called mindset and believe it or not, it’s equally important to student success as the letter grades they will receive at the end of the first quarter.

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Baca: A new school year brings new hope
Posted: July 28, 2014

As we begin another school year, I am reminded of a quote by Jonathan Kozol who wrote, “A dream does not die on its own. A dream is vanquished by the choices ordinary people make about real things in their own lives.”

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Thursday 07/24/2014
Lester: Neighborly appreciation for privilege workshop
Updated: July 29, 2014 - 1:31 pm

We were pleasantly overwhelmed by the standing room only audience that participated so enthusiastically and honestly in our recent 14 July “Perils and Perils of Privilege" workshop at Pomegranate Café. It was for us an opportunity to move conversations about diversity and difference to a deeper level of personal and social examination.

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Monday 07/21/2014
Jochim: Watch your wallet if ADOT has its name on a project
Updated: July 30, 2014 - 8:56 am

Would you pay $7 for a gallon of regular gas in the Ahwatukee Foothills area? The answer is a solid NO — not when it can be bought at most filling stations for around $3.50 a gallon — no one would pay double for the same product.

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Saturday 07/19/2014
The public has a right to know
Posted: July 19, 2014

If you received a bill in the mail that contained $700 in hidden fees, you’d be furious ... right? That’s exactly what could happen to you this November if you live in Phoenix.

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Please show us the amendment when you ask for our consent
Posted: July 19, 2014

The amendment that Wilson Gee and Pulte must have to develop The Lakes is a substantial change to the deed restriction that protects the Ahwatukee CC&Rs and The Lakes golf courses.

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