KJZZ News

Skilled Trades Expo To Connect AZ Employers, Workers
An event in metro Phoenix aims to connect employers with specialized workers.
Nov. 23, 2018
Intel, Arizona Universities And Agencies Join Forces On Autonomous Vehicle Research Center
You’ve seen the Waymo self-driving cars stopped at intersections, you’ve seen the Uber cars in your rearview, well here’s another name entering the Valley’s self-driving arena —The Institute for Automated Mobility.
Nov. 23, 2018
Report: Best Discounts For Homebuyers Are In December
While Thanksgiving weekend may bring deals on holiday gifts, the day after Christmas appears to be the best time to buy a home.
Nov. 23, 2018
Dr. Joseph Sirven: The Price Of Medical Education
I, like many doctors, did not grow up in a family with means. Rather I started with a scholarship to college and took out loans for medical school. So you can imagine my reaction upon learning that NYU School of Medicine would be going tuition-free for all medical students! Wow!
Nov. 23, 2018
Author: Creating Extraordinary Experiences Will Bring Customers Inside Retail Shops
As online retailers like Amazon continue to show their retail might and shopping malls around the country are shutting their doors, it might seem like the days of brick-and-mortar stores are numbered.
Nov. 23, 2018
How Fed Up Business Owners And A Persistent City Worker Transformed Phoenix
An estimated 15,000 people strolled along a busy stretch of 7th Avenue in Phoenix last Saturday. The road was closed to traffic between Indian School and Camelback roads for the annual Melrose on 7th Avenue Street Fair. But most people attending had no idea how a small, determined group made it happen.
Nov. 23, 2018
From Missiles To Tea Rooms: Remembering Phoenix
If Park Central Mall were a person, it would be going through that same thing right now. When the current owners of the property peered into the mall’s basement, they found a bunch of photo albums and other items, all about this mall.
Nov. 23, 2018
Q&AZ: Will Phoenix, Tucson Ever Get Train Service?
For decades, there has been talk of a rail service linking Arizona’s two biggest cities. But will it ever happen? KJZZ listener Liana Garcia asked that via our Q&AZ reporting project.
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Nov. 23, 2018
For octogenarians and others of an advanced age who suffer from Alzheimer’s disease, their most positive memories have often happened between the ages of 10 and 30. And that time period rests somewhere in the 1950s.
Nov. 23, 2018
Crepe Paper And Crinoline: Senior Citizens Think Back On Their Senior Proms
Recently the Phoenix Art Museum had a different take on the senior prom — for adults 60 years and older. The Show asked a few attendees to reflect on their high school proms.
Nov. 23, 2018
Sounds Of The City: Bagpiping Runs In The Family
Listen to the sounds of Michael McClanathan teaching his grandson, Colton Wagner, how to play the bagpipes at his Scottish import store.
Nov. 23, 2018
Survey Says Black Friday Shopping Is Hyped
Black Friday is finally here and if you’ve decided to lay low and say “no” to doorbuster sales, you are not alone. Surveys say the hype around Black Friday is mostly that: hype.
Nov. 23, 2018
Cloudy Water In Mesa For The Holiday Season
Mesa residents and businesses may notice cloudiness in their water from now through January.
Nov. 23, 2018
Report: Toy Violates Privacy
It was bad enough when parents had to worry about choking hazards, poisonous chemicals and excessive noise when buying presents. Now add privacy to the list.
Nov. 23, 2018
How Are Local Businesses Adapting To Changing Malls?
Shopping malls have been an important part of the Valley for decades — going back to the years when the name Goldwater was associated with politics and department stores.
Nov. 23, 2018
New Referendums In Mexico: Democratic Tools Or Marketing Campaigns?
Mexican president-elect Andrés Manuel López Obrador promised to hold more referendums during his tenure. But the lack of transparency and formality of these referendums, as well as their utility, are concerning many.
Nov. 23, 2018
How Have Grocery Stores Changed Over The Years?
Grocery stores have come a long way from the days of the mom and pop and the corner grocer. Michael Ruhlman is the author of Grocery: the Buying and Selling of Food in America, and he joins us now with more on how they have changed over the years and how that has impacted our everyday lives.
Nov. 23, 2018
Electric, Driver-Assist Among AZ Auto Show Trends
The Phoenix Convention Center is a hotbed for cars, crossovers and trucks this holiday weekend.
Nov. 22, 2018
The Pulse: We’re Family — But Why?
Ever sit down to Thanksgiving dinner, look around at the shining faces of your family, and think to yourself: "How the heck am I related to these people?" You’re not alone. The Pulse explores how we define family — and how family defines us.
Nov. 22, 2018
Housing Questions? Mesa Wants To Hear From You
Arizona’s third largest city is taking a close look at its housing needs.
Nov. 22, 2018

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