For those concerned about trash, high weeds or code violations, the city of Phoenix Neighborhood Services Department (NSD) is hosting a free class on how the code compliance process works to address violations in the community. “Code Compliance 101” will be from 6 to 9 p.m. on Thursday, Dec. 4 at the NSD West Facility, 3325 W. Flower St.
The Phoenix City Council voted earlier this month to approve the Phoenix Parklet Program. Administered through the Planning & Development Department, a parklet is a seating platform that converts two or more curbside parking spaces into vibrant community spaces.
The city of Phoenix Neighborhood Services Department (NSD) participated in National Lead Poisoning Prevention Week, Oct. 19-25, to raise awareness of the consequences of lead poisoning among parents and pregnant women who live in homes built before 1978.
Getting approval from 51 percent of neighbors to change the CC&Rs governing the closed Lakes Golf Course is only the first of many challenges Pulte Homes must overcome to build 250 homes on the land. Its next greatest challenge would be surviving the city’s zoning process.
In 2008 the United States Department of Health and Human Services (USDHHS) appointed a committee of national experts to revise existing physical activity guidelines to include recommended amounts of physical activity for people of all ages (www.health.gov/paguidelines/guidelines). The guidelines for children recommended:
The city of Phoenix and Grand Canyon University announced the expansion of an on-going partnership through a $125,000 investment to fund public safety efforts, including a drowning-prevention program and graffiti abatement services.
The city of Phoenix is facing a $37.7 million deficit for the 2014-15 fiscal year and that could result in some drastic cuts to services, including the closure of Pecos Community Center, according to the city manager’s trial budget being presented to the public next month.
LOS ANGELES — Many neighborhood feuds in the U.S. are caused by barking and parking. When it comes to barking, animal trainers say dogs are usually bored, scared or anxious, so they shouldn't be blamed for fights that involve their masters.
In the old days, an immigrant to America would go down to the docks and find a boat going to America. Because he didn’t have any money, he would have to sign up to be an indentured servant for five years to get a place on the ship.
Just months ago, Phoenix faced the prospect of laying off 99 police officers from the beat, but through smart and sound fiscal management we saved hundreds of millions of dollars and, as a result, were able to hire 11 full-time officers instead.