The Arizona Corporation Commission decided on Friday to move forward with opening an investigation into the business practices of the solar industry. The move was in response to growing consumer and Congressional concerns about leasing companies.
Across Arizona, some small towns founded on mining have been reborn as quirky, artsy tourist destinations. In the Southern Arizona town of Patagonia, residents are divided over whether it should become a mining community once more.
In the last decade downtown Tempe has gone through many changes. There are now skyscrapers, an entertainment district and an ever expanding university. But, there is one little corner in the area where things haven’t really changed.
The city of Tucson says it is doubling its parking meter rates in the downtown area. It is also installing meters in the Fourth Avenue Business District for the first time, city officials said in a news release.
It’s been called the "Citizen Cane" of bad movies. "The Room" is a low-budget film phenomenon that started in Los Angeles and has grown to cult status on par with the "Rocky Horror Picture Show." But what’s become of the actors in the now infamous flick?
The word “sprawl” is not typically used in a positive way — especially around the Valley, where it’s used to describe uncontrolled development into the desert. Daniel Mills, a recent ASU grad, is attempting to flip that definition on its head with the new online magazine Sprawlr.