The biggest lake in California is shrinking.The Salton Sea occupies a hot, desert basin a short drive from the Mexico border and it’s been evaporating for years. It’s sustained by the Colorado River water that passes through these farms as irrigation before flowing into the 350 square mile lake.
Tempe police say early investigations show the car was going around 40 miles per hour with no significant signs of slowing down before hitting Elaine Herzberg. Police said Monday neither the victim nor the driver seemed impaired.
The state’s three public universities are proposing no tuition increase for continuing, resident students next year, and Arizona State University is going further, proposing no tuition hike for incoming, resident freshmen.
A Tiny Desert Concert is when we bring local bands into the KJZZ studios to play a couple songs for us and talk a bit about the music. This month we did things a little differently, and for the first time our tiny desert concert was actually in the desert. Phoenix singer-songwriter Justin Moody performed in a wash in South Mountain’s Box Canyon.
Downtown Phoenix has become known for its arts scene over the last 30 years. But, back then, the area didn’t look quite like it does now. “Raw” is one word Catrina Kahler used to describe it. She’s the president of Artlink, which organizes Art Detour.
Dominic Armato is the dining critic for The Arizona Republic. The Show's Steve Goldstein spoke with him about some of those trends — with Mexican food, in particular. They started by talking about what he was seeing, and if there’s an evolution in the Valley’s Mexican restaurants.