New numbers from the U.S. Census Bureau show the country’s Hispanic population grew by more than a million people between July 1 of 2014 and the same date a year later – that’s a more than 2 percent increase.
It’s something we all like to forget about, but, every day, 130 million gallons of wastewater is sent from our sewer system to a treatment plant near 91st Avenue and Broadway Road. There, it’s broken down, treated, and almost entirely reused.
The Arizona Board of Regents held a special meeting this week in Phoenix. On the docket was an in-depth discussion regarding concerns about leadership transitions at the University of Arizona Medical School Campus downtown.
On July 5, 2011, a massive dust storm rolled over the Phoenix area. The National Weather Service called it “historic.” The haboob made headlines and it jump started the career of one Valley man who happened to be in the right place at the right time — camera in hand.
The Arizona state representative indicted on food stamp fraud charges does not plan to seek re-election. Rep. Cecilia Velasquez filed papers with the Secretary of State’s Office on Friday to remove her name from the ballot.
Firefighting and police work are male-dominated careers. But the Girl Scouts of Southern Arizona are hosting the "Catching Fury" camp this weekend to get girls more interested in public safety careers.