The Chandler Police Department reminded motorists to focus on pedestrians and follow school zone and bus restrictions as Chandler Unified School District, one of the state's largest school districts, started its academic year Monday.
Now we’re going to check in with the Editorial Board of The Arizona Republic. It’s a regular segment where we talk about the big issues facing the state and the region — featured in the newspaper’s Viewpoints section.
Rosie Magaña, owner of Palabras Bilingual Bookstore, and Sandra Flores, owner of Azukar Coffee in south Phoenix, has just been named the Cox Latina Entrepreneur of the Year by the Hispanic Chamber of Commerce.
About 180 miles south of San Diego, in the arid region of Baja California in an area called the San Quentin valley, there are seemingly endless fields full of strawberries. With an ongoing drought and climate change on the horizon, how will the industry sustain itself?
The City of Tempe will swear in its newest city council member, Jennifer Adams, on Thursday. Tempe Councilman David Schapira has stepped down to run for Arizona superintendent of public instruction, the top public schools job in the state.
Los Angles is in the throes of a homeless crisis, with nearly 40,000 people sleeping in the streets each night. But years of mounting public outcry and pressure have forced the local government to act.
Last year in Maricopa County, heat-related illnesses like stroke and heat exhaustion killed 115 people. Phoenix Fire Capt. Jake Van Hook explained what the city and the fire department are doing to get the word out about heat safety.
With concerns over Russian interference, Secretary of State Michele Reagan reassured that Arizonans' votes are secure because ballot information is never transmitted over the internet where hackers can intercept data.
A new analysis by the U.S. Census Bureau shows that couples fudge their earnings when wives make more than their husbands — and economists say that matters. The report compared what people report on Census Bureau surveys to employer records filed with the IRS.
While most Americans agree that there should be some restrictions when it comes to people with certain mental illnesses or those on federal watch lists, less attention is being paid to those with dementia.
These injectable medications can be used to treat schizophrenia in the place of some oral medication. Maricopa County estimates that while 3 percent of the jail population (about 200 people) use long-acting antipsychotic drugs, the cost is 20 percent of the monthly pharmacy budget.
Housing prices are still rising for metro Phoenix. The June housing report shows median prices up 9.4 percent year over year to just under $300,000, but the real concern in Valley real estate is how few homes there are for sale.