KJZZ News

Google Employees Stage Walkout Against Harassment Culture
The culture of Silicon Valley has been questioned for a number of years. It’s been in the spotlight even more dramatically in the wake of the #MeToo Movement. That, at least in part, is why thousands of Google employees staged a walkout on Thursday.
Nov. 2, 2018
The Takeaway: The Politics With Amy Walter — Getting Up To Speed On All Things Midterms
This week on Politics with Amy Walter, with Election Day 2018 just days away, we look at where things stand heading into Tuesday.
Nov. 2, 2018
What
The latest department controversy is an internal memo that reveals the parks department considered a gift of land from a mining company, a move that would pose serious conflict-of-interest issues for the department that is charged with managing and conserving public lands.
Nov. 2, 2018
Wages Continue To Stagnate Despite Job Growth
Employment numbers have been relatively strong in the U.S. through the Obama and Trump administrations. But while wage growth showed some promise in this morning’s jobs report, it continues to be low, and has essentially zeroed out under inflation-adjusted numbers.
Nov. 2, 2018
Jobs Market Growing, U.S. Unemployment Decreasing
The October jobs report is out from the Bureau of Labor Statistics and the news continues to be positive overall with the unemployment rate in October at 3.7 percent. The economy also added 250,000 jobs — that’s a jump from the 134,000 non-farm jobs added in September.
Nov. 2, 2018
Lesko, Tipirneni In West Valley Rematch
Arizona has nine congressional districts choosing a representative to send to Washington. In the northwest Valley, voters will get a second go-round this year with the same candidates.
Nov. 2, 2018
MCCCD Chancellor Responds To Faculty Complaints
The Chancellor of the Maricopa County Community College District has responded to a formal complaint filed by the Faculty Association in September.
Nov. 2, 2018
Arizona Had 127 Confirmed Cases Of Flu In First Month Of Season
If you were planning to get a flu shot, it’s not too late — and now the Arizona Department of Health has a better idea of where we’re headed this flu season after the latest report.
Nov. 2, 2018
AAA Study Reveals Costly Repairs For Safety Features
When buying a car, the benefits of added safety features are obvious — but those features can also lead to more costly repairs. According to a AAA study released recently, safety features can double or triple the costs for minor repairs.
Nov. 2, 2018
AARP Surveys Different Generations On Attitude Towards Voting, Loans
A new survey commissioned by AARP talked to Baby Boomers, Gen Xers and Millennials about their attitudes when it comes to voting, student loan debt and social security.
Nov. 1, 2018
3 Candidates Vie For State
Three candidates are vying for the state’s top job. Green Party Candidate Angel Torres and Democrat David Garcia are both trying to unseat Gov. Doug Ducey, as the incumbent seeks a second term in office. Education, immigration and energy are among the top issues for Arizona voters.
More Arizona Election Coverage
Nov. 1, 2018
CAP Parent Agency Approves Deal With GRIC
The agency that runs the Central Arizona Project on Thursday approved a deal to acquire water from the Gila River Indian Community.
Nov. 1, 2018
Study: Coconut Oil Repel Insects Better Than DEET
A federally funded study has found a pantry ingredient contains a naturally produced chemical that repels some insects better than DEET. It's considered to be the most effective insect repellent on the market, used in bug sprays and to keep biting flies away from livestock.
Nov. 1, 2018
School District Working With Southwest Key Programs Prepares For Layoffs
The closure of two Southwest Key Programs shelters for undocumented immigrant children is expected to have big consequences for educators that serve vulnerable populations.
Nov. 1, 2018
How Changing Our Diets Could Help The Environment
There are a lot of efforts to reduce the impacts of climate change, from using renewable energy to changing how and where we drive. But a new campaign is focusing on our diets.
Nov. 1, 2018
The Untold History Of Mexican Workers In Arizona
In Arizona’s business community, we often hear the line that our number one trading partner is Mexico. But the impact of Mexican workers in our state also has shaped our state’s economy for longer than our state has been a state.
Nov. 1, 2018
Sounds Of The City: Gem Cutting Like Father, Like Son
Listen to the sounds of Darryl Alexander cutting gemstones with his son, Nick.
Nov. 1, 2018
Growing Interest In What Some Call
There are obviously lots of videos one can watch online, from sports, to music, to cats.
Nov. 1, 2018
AZ Has New Health Care Options Through ACA Marketplace
Arizonans will have a new and improved marketplace when they shop for health insurance through the Affordable Care Act’s marketplace. And the time to buy that health cover begins Thursday, which marks the beginning of the enrollment period for 2019 plans.
Nov. 1, 2018
Investigation Into Zinke Referred To Justice Department
Earlier this week, reports surfaced that the Interior Department’s internal watchdog had referred an investigation into Secretary Ryan Zinke’s behavior to the Justice Department — that’s according to the Washington Post and CNN who cite anonymous sources familiar with the matter.
Nov. 1, 2018

Pages