The city of Phoenix Water Services Department and its contractor, Sellers & Sons, will begin installing a 12-inch waterline on Monday, July 14. Crews will start on Desert Foothills Parkway in the northbound lanes and then proceed east in the two eastbound lanes of Chandler Boulevard to 19th Way. The work will then move north on 19th Way toward the booster pump station near the end of the road.
The “Interrupteds” are remodeling, which is a pleasant way of saying that we have ripped off the back end of our house and have been single-handedly air-conditioning the neighborhood for the last month or so.
Three of Arizona’s five Democrat members of Congress recently joined all four of their Republican colleagues from the state to accomplish what a similar bipartisan majority in the Arizona Legislature did earlier this year: It loaded a badly needed shot in the arm for the small-business owners who generate almost every new job in the state and nation.
From working alone as a consultant to winning Arizona Small Business Person of the Year in 2014 for her $7 million, nationwide company, Cynthia Reed, CEO of MIRACORP, a Mesa-based management and administrative services provider, has certainly come a long way.
We’ve just passed another income tax deadline and we’ve either paid our taxes or filed an extension. We do have taxes on our minds and are right now painfully aware of how much government takes. Mostly, we wouldn’t mind paying our fair share of the tax burden, but we are reminded daily of the overwhelming amount of waste that flows freely from Washington.
Mayor Greg Stanton and Councilwoman Kate Gallego announced a new effort to ensure that city of Phoenix contractors — those paid with taxpayer dollars — practice equal pay for equal work among men and women.
When it comes time to apply for a mortgage in 2014, you might be surprised at how much documentation you’ll need when applying for a home loan. Especially if you are a first-time home buyer or someone who has not been through the process since before all the new rules and regulations implemented in the past few years.
Arizona’s story of growth and prosperity came through access to a supply of low-cost energy and water that is now at risk. Before World War II, Arizona was a desert outpost — a stopover on the way to California. As the post-war economy blossomed, Arizona remained the rugged West. But a few visionaries who happened to call Arizona home knew this state could be so much more. But to make that vision a reality, they needed one thing: Water.
Last month, two events occurred in the same week that once again had us searching for answers. On Sept. 16, a heavily armed civilian contractor with a history of disorders fatally shot 12 people at the Washington Navy Yard. Later that week, terrorists attacked a shopping mall in Nairobi, Kenya, in a three-day rampage that resulted in the deaths of at least 61 civilians and six Kenyan soldiers.
Dear Claudia: Is there still time to remodel our kitchen before the holidays? This year, our family is gathering at my house to spend Thanksgiving and Christmas. It would be a nice treat to have our kitchen remodeled.