More than 500 people filled the PERA Club meeting hall in Tempe today to voice their opinion on Salt River Project’s proposed rate increases. The majority of attendees were there to speak out against the changes for solar customers.
Craft brewers want state lawmakers to approve a bill making it clear how much beer they can produce each year. They rallied at the state capitol Monday in support of one of two beer-making measures the legislature is reviewing this week.
Modern hoop dancing is a relatively new art form among Native American tribes. Some of the continent’s best dancers were in midtown Phoenix this past weekend showcasing their skills at one of the world’s largest hoop dancing competitions.
Phoenix-based advocates are gearing up to help more immigrants apply for work permits and a reprieve from deportation under an expanded version of the Obama administration’s Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals. These groups say they are not deterred by a lawsuit challenging the program.
Corporate America has a dearth of female Presidents and CEOs. That shortage also applies to business school Deans, who are likely to influence that next generation of young women as they look to take the big steps into leadership positions.
Tonight is First Friday, which means lots of art in downtown Phoenix. One show that’ll open with the festivities is called “Ol’ Blue Eyes is Back,” featuring the work of part-time Valley resident Fred Tieken.