KJZZ News

Shana Ellis Withdraws From Tempe Council Race
here’s a surprise change in the Tempe City Council race in the November General Election.
Sep. 5, 2014
Meetup Groups Help Single Parents In The Valley
In recent decades, there’s been a growing number of single-parent households. Some are the result or divorce or death. Others are by choice or even happenstance. But being without a spouse or partner doesn’t reduce the responsibility of raising children.
Sep. 5, 2014
Finding Love In The Library With Literary Speed Dating
If you’ve ever felt like you’d have better luck finding someone datable in a book than in real life, you may just find your new leading lady or gent at the Mesa Public Library’s speed dating event this weekend.
Sep. 5, 2014
Valley Unlikely To Be Disrupted By A National Disaster
From Superstorm Sandy to Hurricane Katrina to the recent earthquake in the Napa Valley, natural disasters have a huge impact on communities and their residents’ ability to get things done.
Sep. 5, 2014
Thousands Sign Up For Alzheimer
Researchers studying Alzheimer’s disease in Arizona recently celebrated a milestone — 40,000 people had signed up to take part in research studies.
Sep. 5, 2014
Self-published Photo Books On Display In Exhibit At Phoenix Art Museum
An exhibit of self-published photo books are on display at the Phoenix Art Museum.
Sep. 5, 2014
ASU Searches For Funding For Deferred Maintenance
Arizona’s three public universities have more than half a billion dollars in deferred maintenance combined, nearly half of that is at ASU.
Sep. 5, 2014
Ninth Circuit Court To Hear Same-Sex Marriage Ban Cases
The 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals will hear cases from three states on Monday, dealing with same-sex marriage bans.
Sep. 5, 2014
West Valley Leaders See Development Potential Along Loop 303
West Valley leaders are really optimistic that the ability of residents to go from Loop 303 to I-10, either east or westbound, will be a major economic driver, a major benefit for the area.
Sep. 5, 2014
Did You Know: Del Webb Helped Develop Arizona
He’s known for creating an urban community unlike any other in Arizona. But his construction reach expanded well beyond that.
Sep. 5, 2014
Arizona Storytellers: Michael Weakley
KJZZ has partnered with the Arizona Republic to bring the Arizona Storytellers project on the radio.
Sep. 5, 2014
Aubree Abril
Aubree Abril is a KJZZ digital media intern. She is a senior at Arizona State University majoring in journalism and political science.
Sep. 5, 2014
4 Arrested Outside Phoenix McDonald
Four people were arrested outside a Phoenix McDonald’s restaurant yesterday, as fast food workers demanded an increase in the minimum wage and the right to unionize.
Sep. 5, 2014
Tempe Aims To Complete Sinkhole Repairs Next Week
The clean-up of a sinkhole that collapsed under the weight of a city bus Wednesday in Tempe, is going to take a while.
Sep. 5, 2014
Republican Former School Superintendents Endorse Garcia
Two former Republican Arizona school superintendents are backing the Democratic candidate in the November General Election.
Sep. 5, 2014
Arizona Approved To Import Drug Used For Executions
Arizona has received federal approval to import pentobarbital, the drug often used for executions in states that allow lethal injection.
Sep. 5, 2014
Robrt Pela: Review of
KJZZ’s theatre critic Robrt Pela reviews By The Way, Meet Vera Stark, now at the Herberger Theater Center in Phoenix.
Sep. 5, 2014
Man Takes Sanctuary In Tempe Church To Avoid Deportation
Dozens of community members and parishioners gathered at a Tempe church Thursday night. The group held a vigil in support of a man now living in the church — because he could be deported at any time.
Sep. 5, 2014
Verde Valley At The Center Of Search For Missing Elvis Record
Elvis Presley made a movie in Arizona’s red rock country almost 50 years ago. “Stay Away Joe” is an absurd musical comedy that got mixed reviews. But the movie is almost overshadowed by a rare record Elvis made while filming in the Verde Valley.
Sep. 4, 2014
Date Set For Peoria Special Election
Peoria is holding a special election ordered by federal court for the Mesquite District City Council seat. Candidate Ken Krieger’s name was left off the original primary election ballot.
Sep. 4, 2014

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