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Where to see art in the West Valley

Sat, 21 Apr 2018 18:46:52 -0400

The West Valley is home to many art galleries, exhibits, and events. From recycled art to high school exhibits, art lovers have many options to see.


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Arizona's largest employers have more workers than ever before, offer new incentives

Sun, 22 Apr 2018 08:00:03 -0400

The uptick has come even as employers complain that it's getting more difficult to fill openings. Many companies are offering enhanced incentives.


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As Peoria historical group dispute continues, museum remains closed

Fri, 20 Apr 2018 16:30:49 -0400

Peoria's only museum will remain closed as two rivaling boards of the Peoria Arizona Historical Society take to court to settle their dispute.


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Zillow to start buying and selling metro Phoenix homes

Sat, 21 Apr 2018 09:00:05 -0400

Online real estate firm Zillow wants to not only value Valley homes but also buy and sell them now.


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#RedforEd teacher walkout follows lead of West Virginia and Oklahoma

Sat, 21 Apr 2018 23:19:31 -0400

While the statewide teacher-led walkout will be a first for Arizona, it's the third time in recent months that public-school teachers have taken such measures.


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140,000 Maricopa County voters haven’t received registration cards

Sat, 21 Apr 2018 13:08:06 -0400

The Maricopa County printing delay comes as voters in the West Valley go to the polls Tuesday for a special congressional election.


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Arizona #RedForEd teacher walkout: What we know now

Sun, 22 Apr 2018 21:09:29 -0400

It's happening. Arizona teachers and support staff are walking out on April 26 in the fight for more education funding. Here's what you need to know.


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Everything you need to know about Tuesday's Arizona special election for Congress

Sun, 22 Apr 2018 09:00:06 -0400

The Arizona special election to fill a vacant Phoenix-area congressional seat is Tuesday. Here's why it matters and what is shaping the race.


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What's the difference between a walkout and a strike? For Arizona teachers, it matters

Fri, 20 Apr 2018 20:43:25 -0400

As a "right-to-work" state, Arizona employees participating in a strike risk losing their jobs, their certifications or part of their salaries.


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Arizona #RedForEd organizers: 'Ignore all GoFundMe requests'

Mon, 23 Apr 2018 02:27:08 -0400

"Any that are set up are not made by AEU and have nothing to do with our efforts to date," organizers said on their website Sunday.


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Should the Second Amendment trump foster-home safety rules?

Sun, 22 Apr 2018 10:09:49 -0400

DCS will consider new rules on gun storage for foster homes in the wake of a failed legislative attempt to remove all such regulations.


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2 killed, 1 injured in boat crash at Lake Havasu

Sat, 21 Apr 2018 23:18:08 -0400

Officials said high speeds were a contributing factor in the crash on Lake Havasu. Several boaters pulled the injured from the lake.


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'She was literally at death's door': A mastiff gets a second chance at life

Sat, 21 Apr 2018 17:57:50 -0400

A mastiff is getting a second chance at life after she was taken in by Maricopa County Animal Care and Control.


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#RedForEd: How Arizona's movement went from red T-shirts to a walkout

Sun, 22 Apr 2018 17:27:46 -0400

The #RedForEd movement began shortly after the West Virgina teacher strike. It has grown with rallies, walk-ins and the announcement of a walkout.


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Students hold a 'die-in' at Governor Doug Ducey's office

Fri, 20 Apr 2018 21:05:27 -0400

March for Our Lives activist Jordan Harb, a junior at Mountain View High, and other high school students hold a "die-in" in Gov. Ducey's office.


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ADOT unveils winning safety signs, will be on display this weekend

Fri, 20 Apr 2018 18:20:41 -0400

The winning signs from the Arizona Department of Transportation sign contest will be on display on state roadways through Sunday.


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Everything to know about the planned teacher walkout

Fri, 20 Apr 2018 18:15:19 -0400

Ricardo Cano and Kaila White discuss what you should know about the planned Arizona educator walkout and the #RedForEd movement.


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Economists: Arizona's fortunes are growing, but Ducey's teacher pay plan on shaky ground

Fri, 20 Apr 2018 18:35:26 -0400

Economists tracking Arizona's economy see strong potential for growth the next few years, but caution that a recession will hit hard here.


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CDC expands E. coli warning on tainted Yuma lettuce

Fri, 20 Apr 2018 21:34:39 -0400

The CDC last week advised consumers not to eat bagged and shredded romaine lettuce, responsible for sickening at least 60 people in 16 states.


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Planting trees to combat urban heat-island effect

Fri, 20 Apr 2018 16:36:27 -0400

One tree at a time, the city of Phoenix is trying to increase its shade canopy to 25 percent by the year 2030. David Wallace/azcentral.com


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Phoenix-area students walk out on April 20

Fri, 20 Apr 2018 16:27:24 -0400

Students across the country left their classrooms today, the 19th anniversary of the Columbine shooting, to demonstrate against gun violence in schools.


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This is April? It's snowing in Flagstaff

Fri, 20 Apr 2018 18:30:31 -0400

A cold front brought snow to higher elevations in Arizona and a cool-down to the Valley.


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Arizona educators will walk out April 26

Fri, 20 Apr 2018 15:33:59 -0400

Arizona educators over the past few days have cast votes on whether to hold a walkout in the push for more education funding.


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Backpage-related child sex-trafficking case garners 191-year prison sentence

Fri, 20 Apr 2018 15:04:56 -0400

In a case linked to Backpage, prosecutors said Alvin Rex Smith was a a pimp for three girls between the ages of 13 and 16.


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Residents claim Phoenix isn't doing enough to add trees and shade, and they want more say

Fri, 20 Apr 2018 16:31:22 -0400

An ad-hoc committee successfully convinced the Phoenix City Council to re-prioritize its Tree and Shade Master Plan.


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Why ASU spent $35 million for a building 10 minutes from the White House

Fri, 20 Apr 2018 15:36:23 -0400

The purchase puts ASU in league with some of the nation's most elite universities who set up shops inside the district and off their main campuses.


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Phoenix-area courts provide alternate path for mentally ill

Fri, 2 Dec 2016 08:04:04 -0500

Mental-health courts are spreading throughout the Phoenix area and country as a way to simplify the judicial process for people with mental illnesses.


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Live or die on Phoenix-area freeways: It's your choice

Mon, 28 Nov 2016 19:28:27 -0500

Arizona ranks above the national average for fatal crashes on freeways, and many are caused by a poor human choice.


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Peoria Old Town redevelopment stirs hopes, fears

Wed, 7 Dec 2016 17:59:19 -0500

Peoria officials say a redevelopment project in the Old Town district is separate from a citywide code-enforcement push.


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Peoria Police Department, union clash over staffing, response times

Fri, 30 Sep 2016 12:20:40 -0400

The Peoria police union, Police Department and city are engaged in a public feud over turnover rates and response times.


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The birds next door: Glendale backyard-chicken proposal sparks heated debate

Wed, 21 Sep 2016 10:00:47 -0400

A plan to allow chickens in Glendale backyards has sparked a heated debate and left residents with ruffled feathers.


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Goldwater sues Peoria over subsidies to Huntington University

Tue, 18 Oct 2016 14:40:45 -0400

The Goldwater Institute filed a lawsuit against Peoria alleging the city gave illegal subsidies to a satellite university campus.


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Downtown Glendale: 10 don't-miss spots

Mon, 30 May 2016 10:50:54 -0400

Downtown Glendale has many fun places to visit, from Catlin Court to Haus Murphy's, antique shops and Cerreta Candy Company. Here are don't-miss spots.


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Gifts for kids: What to buy, what to avoid

Fri, 12 Jan 2018 12:36:48 -0500

Inappropriate or obnoxious gifts will surely annoy parents. Here's what NOT to buy other parents' kids.


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