Nations, communities, even individuals will mark major events or historical figures — or just someone they cared about — with a memorial of some kind. It can be a huge monument or statue or something a lot more subtle.
For decades, industries using rubber have looked for alternatives to supplement and back up their supply. Bridgestone Tires says a desert shrub could be the answer, and the company may grow and process the plants in southwest Arizona.
The Phoenix City Council has approved a new ordinance aimed at preserving historic buildings from demolition; a key component extends the amount of time between getting a demolition permit and wrecking balls hitting those buildings.