Spring training is just around the corner and for loyal spring training fans, the City of Peoria and the Peoria Sports Complex are offering the opportunity to pre-order spring training tickets prior to the ticket office opening.
Information from the United States Census Bureau indicated that Arizona’s estimated population for 2013 was 6,626,624 which is a 3.7 percent change from just three years ago in 2010. Private non-farm establishments in 2012 was 131,375. Total firms in 2007 was 491,529. Arizona State University student population in the city of Tempe alone is 38,735 undergraduate enrollment on a 630-acre campus. Having a healthy population of college students drive the apartment and rental housing and retail markets in those cities in the upward scale. ASU’s growing footprint in downtown Phoenix has helped draw more restaurants and bars as well as draw high technology companies in the area.
The fourth annual Spring Training Poker Classic benefiting the Mike Coolbaugh Memorial Fund returns to West Scottsdale on March 1. The grand prize winner will receive a $10,000 seat to the World Series of Poker in Las Vegas. Registration is at 6:30 p.m. with the tournament starting at 8 p.m. Guests must be 21 years or older to attend.
In this Sept. 8, 2013 file photo, a vendor sells cotton candy at Safeco field during a baseball game between the Tampa Bay Rays and the Seattle Mariners, in Seattle. A new study published Monday, Feb. 3, 2014 in the journal, JAMA Internal Medicine, says diets high in sugar are linked with increased risks for fatal heart disease, and it doesn't take that much extra sugar to boost the risk, anything more than a 20-ounce Mountain Dew soda a day. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren,File)