Several local restaurants have clustered in a central Phoenix neighborhood.
One hang-out spot at Central and Indian School in Phoenix. (Photo by Nick Blumberg - KJZZ)
KJZZ's Mark Brodie speaks with food writer Gwen Ashley Walters about why that's happened, and what it's meant for the area.
Critics of Arizona public schools have long worried that our children are falling behind. Business leaders have asked lawmakers to make changes to the public school system so that they’ll have the workforce they need for the future.
where you are in Phoenix, chances are you aren’t far from a sign urging you to
vote yes on Proposition 201. And it’s almost as certain you won’t find even a
bumper sticker telling you otherwise.
Attorney General Tom Horne wants Arizona to be freed from some provisions of the Voting Rights Act, which was created during the 1960s Civil Rights Movement. KJZZ's Nick Blumberg explains how provisions currently apply to Arizona.
Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio fell and broke his shoulder Thursday.
This photo of Sheriff Joe Arpaio and his wife at the hospital was tweeted from the @RealSheriffJoe account Thursday. (Photo via Joe Arpaio on Twitter)
The 80-year-old sheriff went to St.
prison complex remains locked down Monday morning, after a fight early Sunday involving
about 400 inmates. Corrections officials say they stopped the fighting fairly
quickly but that a couple staffers and 17 inmates were injured.
Home prices in the Phoenix area increased by 22.7 percent
in January making it the largest increase in the nation. CoreLogic’s report
released today says the change represents the 11th consecutive month
of national price increases.
More than 400 city, county, state, tribal and federal
agencies took part Wednesday in a test of the country’s largest nuclear power
plant’s emergency plans. From Phoenix, KJZZ’s Mark Brodie reports on what
federal evaluators were looking for at Palo Verde Nuclear Generating Station,
west of Phoenix.
We are pleased to begin sharing the conversations from StoryCorps Phoenix, the project that
records the stories from everyday people.
Fernanda Philbrick and Roberta Santos (Photo courtesy of StoryCorps)
The StoryCorps Mobile Booth is parked
at the Phoenix Art Museum and has been very busy.
The Pima County Board of Supervisors officially opposes a planned natural gas pipeline. The Arizona Daily Star reports the board voted unanimously Tuesday to oppose a planned pipeline between Tucson and Sasabe.
An alternative route to the wrecked U.S. 89, south of Page,
has problems. The dirt-surfaced Navajo Route 20 runs parallel to the
landslide-damaged highway. It is a short-term fix for some commuters, but
accidents have been reported.
The Arizona Senate has approved a bill that lets employees at some rural schools be armed on campus.
Sen. Rich Crandall (R-Mesa) sponsored SB 1325. (Photo courtesy azleg.gov)
SB 1325 allows teachers and staff to carry handguns if they work at a school that’s 20 miles and 30 minutes away from the nearest police station, that doesn’t have a school resource officer, and that has fewer than 600 students.
Former Surgeon General Richard Carmona says he won't be running for Governor in Arizona, even after a competitive Senate campaign last November.Democratic strategist Barry Dill tells Steve Goldstein why Carmona won't be a candidate and why other ambitious Democrats may be breathing a sigh of relief.