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Editor’s note: This is the final in a two-part series on the history of the Ahwatukee streets.
A newer social media website is becoming a useful tool for emergency crews in Phoenix.
Phoenix is sending out a call for water.
“Officer Mendoza. Thank you for all you did in the neighborhood. Everyone I know that is on the ‘other side of the tracks’ will miss you so much! You truly were a good cop! See you in heaven.”
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.
Up to 120,000 more youngsters living in low-income neighborhoods could soon qualify for taxpayer funded tuition to private and parochial schools.
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.
State lawmakers are moving to put apples and pears on equal footing, at least for tax purposes.
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.
The Chandler Police Department’s Volunteers in Policing Services program is seeking volunteers to become part of the Motorist Assist Volunteer team.
Attorneys for the state schools chief are defending the decision by lawmakers to provide more per-pupil aid to traditional public schools than charter schools.
Calling the right to fresh chicken and eggs constitutionally protected, state lawmakers are moving to override city ordinances that restrict the ownership of fowl.
Saying it's the best that can be done, Gov. Jan Brewer proposed a nearly $9.4 billion spending plan for the coming fiscal year.
Even after three decades, the triple-dog dare doesn’t get old.
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.
This Tuesday, Aug. 27, will be the final day to vote in the Phoenix City Council election.
Editor’s note: This is part four of a continuing summer series on the proposed South Mountain Loop 202 Freeway.
You spend time and money to create a nice home. How can you protect it from intruders without it costing a fortune? It’s easier than you think.
Low mortgage rates have made buying a home more affordable and turned rentals into an attractive option for investors.
With the monsoon season officially beginning tomorrow, June 15, Arizonans should be aware of the possible dangers the monsoon can bring both on the road and at home. Thunderstorms, flash floods, heavy rain
A zoning administrator for the city of Phoenix has denied a zoning variance for a medical marijuana dispensary to go into a location in Ahwatukee Foothills.
A zoning officer has decided to take the issue of allowing a medical marijuana dispensary to open in Ahwatukee Foothills under advisement. A ruling must be made within 30 days.
“ISBK” and “MLB” were two of the graffiti tags appearing frequently on block walls, trash dumpsters, and road signs in Ahwatukee during 2010, particularly inside the Elliot-Warner Loop.