KJZZ News

hummingbird
Learn about some opportunities around Arizona and become a citizen scientist.
Dec. 23, 2016
lowrider
Here in Arizona, some lowrider car clubs spend December ... Christmas cruisin’. Over 100 people came to Mary Jean Ortega's house, driving 75 lowrider cars from 28 different car clubs across the Valley. Her family is one of five chosen this year to receive gifts and prayers for Christmas.
Dec. 23, 2016
master gardener
How to create a backyard oasis is the focus of a community program in Yuma. What began as an effort to help home gardeners has become a scientific resource for the community.
Dec. 23, 2016
The latest expansion plans for Scottsdale Fashion Square include offering some eye candy for drivers along a stretch of Goldwater Boulevard. The area that’s anchored by Nieman Marcus and once housed Harkins Camelview Theatre will feature a resort-style entrance with luxury amenities.
Dec. 23, 2016
Studies have shown when some employees don’t feel valued they’re less likely to go the extra mile at work. Now, new research from the W.P. Carey School of Business at Arizona State University finds workers who feel insecure are actually more likely to do bad things.
Dec. 23, 2016
Gov. Jan Brewer
After four years, Phoenix has cut ties with a law firm that lobbied on the city’s behalf at the state Legislature. The politics involving former Gov. Jan Brewer played a role in the votes of at least two councilmembers.
Dec. 23, 2016
The Arizona Chamber of Commerce and Industry is weighing whether it will appeal to the the state Supreme Court to intervene after a judge rejected its challenge to the new law that raises the state minimum wage.
Dec. 22, 2016
Beyonce album
We wanted to take a minute to celebrate a few things we loved from this year, in a series called “My Favorite Things.” KJZZ’s resident music maven, Sarah Ventre, talks about her favorite music of the year.
Dec. 22, 2016
students play icivics
A new president usually comes into office with a dose of optimism. They see positive public-approval ratings during the honeymoon period of the first few months — and then that tends to drop. That tough spot in the Oval Office is explored through the lens of a computer game called Executive Command.
Dec. 22, 2016
horse carriage and lights
Listen to the sounds of Kayla Pincher, along with Kayleigh-Ray, riding in a horse-drawn carriage through downtown Glendale.
Dec. 22, 2016
The Governor’s Office of Youth, Faith and Family is touting the results of a drug-prevention pilot program called Healthy Families Healthy Youth.
Dec. 22, 2016
East Valley Partnership
Collaboration among cities around the Valley and across the state is seen as a key toward making the area more competitive in the regional and national economies.
Dec. 22, 2016
snow sledding
We’ve seen a little bit of the wet stuff around the Valley this week and more is in the forecast. So what are you supposed to do if you want a White Christmas? You may turn to someone like Nolan de Graaff, who is president of Ice Now.
Dec. 22, 2016
City of Tucson logo
Tucson voters this spring will be asked to increase their taxes to pay for public safety and roads.
Dec. 22, 2016
On Thursday morning, Uber loaded 16 cars onto semi-trucks and hit the road. The move comes after the ride sharing company spent a week fighting with regulators in its home state.
Dec. 22, 2016
The City Council reaffirmed that Tucson is an "immigrant friendly" city in a unanimous vote Tuesday night, and Mayor Jonathan Rothschild insisted it is not a "sanctuary city."
Dec. 22, 2016
Dr. Joseph Sirven
Sometimes empathy is the best way to communicate and sometimes empathy can lead to the best diagnosis. Our medical commentator Dr. Joseph Sirven explains.
Dec. 22, 2016
Over the last year, the controversial group, Advocates for Individuals with Disabilities, sued more than a thousand local businesses for violating the Americans with Disabilities Act.
Dec. 22, 2016
More than a year ago, Tempe-based Vemma Nutrition Company was ordered to stop much of its normal business operations after the Federal Trade Commission filed a lawsuit against the multi-level marketing company.
Dec. 22, 2016
minimum wage
A Superior court judge on Wednesday refused to block the voter-approved hike in Arizona’s minimum wage from taking effect as scheduled on Jan. 1.
Dec. 22, 2016

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