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Marie Pearthree, deputy general manager of the Central Arizona Project, briefed state lawmakers Thursday on the Colorado River. [Cronkite News Service]
Cats are fun pets, but be sure to not make the following mistakes so that there is harmony in your house.
Officials cautioned Northeast residents to not be misled by a relatively smooth Monday morning commute, and pressed their cautions to prepare for a "crippling and potentially historic" storm that could bury communities from northern New Jersey to southern Maine in up to 2 feet of snow starting later in the day.
Did you wonder why Obama didn’t show up in Paris for the march against Militant Islamic terrorism? He didn’t show up because he cannot support a rally against Islamic terrorism because he doesn’t admit that Islam can be anything but a religion of peace.
Freeway-improvement projects will result in lane restrictions or ramp closures in the Phoenix area this weekend, according to the Arizona Department of Transportation.
Desert Garden Montessori in Ahwatukee is looking to expand its facility space and its education program by offering a full K-12 program within the next few years.
Ahwatukee resident Mackenzie Saunders discovered the value of a true friendship during one of the toughest moments in her life.
Skin was definitely in, but was 2014 all about the big, bold booty or a sheer reveal up top?
In Gary Pierce’s commentary on “Arizona needs a balance energy approach,” (AFN, Dec. 14) he attempted to attack and degrade the idea that rooftop solar presents a threat to the electrical utility companies. This is about the only statement I would agree with, given that he is a part of the Arizona Corporation Commission (ACC) that will probably allow SRP to impose the charges against all solar owners come April 15, 2015. Last year the ACC voted down a similar proposal by APS that wanted to charge their solar customers between $50 and $100 dollars a month extra. My correspondence with SRP’s Corporate Secretary Terrill A. Lonon makes it sound like it is already a done deal for me and that it will equate to about an $85.92 monthly charge as a rooftop solar producer.
Recognizing the adjustment period and successfully managing it is a very important part of helping your newly adopted shelter dog to become a pet.
PHOENIX – The Arizona Corporation Commission has unanimously approved an agreement that includes – at least for the next year – a modest hike in monthly wastewater bills for EPCOR Water Arizona, Inc.’s Sun City customers while slightly hiking monthly bills for Sun City West users.
Every time I load updates on my computer, I seem to get a lot more than I want. It’s so slow now I’ll have to ask one of my tech-savvy friends to declutter it. The reason for my angst is the mysteriously enhanced prevalence of the aptly named spinning wheel of death. You know the little symbol that appears to let you know that your web page selection is supposed to be loading. That tiny whirling dervish that just keeps on going round and round, while you stare at the screen wondering what’s taking so long, take a brief timeout to water your plants, visit the washroom, get a cup of coffee, and still end up twiddling your thumbs. Strangely enough, I can watch dreamy-eyed at clothes whirling and flopping around the Laundromat dryer. But the moment that mini-me dryer equivalent appears whirling on my computer screen, I get restless and agitated. At least we know something purposeful is happening at the Laundromat, whereas the computer offers no guarantees.
You moved here six months ago, and obviously enjoyed your visit to last Saturday’s Festival of Lights Party-in-the-Park.
Cheryl Strayed is one heck of a woman. Over the course of 93 days, Strayed solely hiked 1,100 miles through the Pacific Crest Trail. That’s from the Mojave Desert to the Oregon-Washington border if you’re not a geography expert. As hard core as that sounds, it’s actually 600 miles less than what Robyn Davidson walked in the recent biopic, “Tracks,” which depicted her trek from the West Australian Deserts to the Indian Ocean. While Davidson walked the greater distance in “Tracks,” Strayed’s story ventures to deeper places on filmmaking and performance levels in “Wild.”
Not long ago, I requested – and received – a thorough briefing on Ebola by Maricopa County Public Health officials. I came out of the meeting impressed by the behind-the-scenes preparations that U.S. and local health officials are making to confront and combat this deadly virus.
“Horrible Bosses” provided a breath of fresh air the same summer that “The Hangover: Part II” came out. In an ironic, yet not especially surprising, turn of events, “Horrible Bosses 2” makes many of the same mistakes as “The Hangover: Part II.” While this sequel to the 2011 buddy comedy isn’t without its moments, “Horrible Bosses 2” really only exists to recycle the same old plot and make the studio some easy money. It’d be one thing if the film knew it was a retread like “22 Jump Street” or had a huge nostalgic factor going for it like “Dumb and Dumber To,” which was also co-written by director Sean Anders. There just aren’t quite enough laughs here to merit the film’s existence, though.
Just about everyone would like to have a polite, well-mannered dog. Such dogs are a pleasure to take with you into the community, greet guests well and make their owners feel proud. Here are three key training exercises that you can practice with your dog to teach him to be more polite.
The Ahwatukee Preschool community combined education with preparing and then enjoying food to celebrate Thanksgiving with its annual Thanksgiving Feast event this week.
Parents, can you relate to the following conversation?
Stephen Hawking is somebody we often view as a deep thinker, but not necessarily a deep feeler. Most people seem to assume that he’s just a giant brain and a voice box. Anyone who’s seen Hawking in interviews, though, will tell you that he has a wonderful personality and sense of humor. In “The Theory of Everything,” we learn that Hawking’s life isn’t merely defined by his contributions to the scientific community. Rather, his life is truly a love story about family, finding passion in your work, and celebrating human existence.
Hundreds of immigrants in this country illegally who are locked away on state charges will now be entitled to seek bail — at least in Maricopa County if not elsewhere in Arizona.
Kyrene de las Lomas Elementary School Students, staff and community members showed their appreciation for veterans Friday morning at the school’ annual flag ceremony.
A brief look at a map of the greater Phoenix area would indicate the blatant lack of any freeway system serving the southwest quadrant of the area. The Arizona Department of Transportation (ADOT) plan since 1985 has been to develop this system with a bypass connecting Interstate 10 west at 59th Avenue (current preferred option) to I-10 east at Pecos Road.