If you are planning to be in the West Valley late Sunday, be aware, you will be far from alone. Unusually heavy traffic is expected on the roads and freeways as a NASCAR race, the Arizona Cardinals game and a concert at Jobing.com Arena bring people to the west side.
A half-century old TV station building in San Antonio is under threat of demolition, despite efforts by preservationists and Latino activists to stop the tear down. It was the birthplace of Spanish language television in the United States.
In the Election Day results in the City of Phoenix, two council seats will be filled by newcomers. In District 4, Laura Pastor will succeed Tom Simplot. In District 8, Kate Gallego will take over for Michael Johnson.
National Geographic’s Paul Nicklen has the same challenges as any other photographer. He has to have the right equipment and find the best light and bring his pictures into focus, but his challenges are compounded by being underwater and working in harsh environments.
Arizona State University’s athletic program has an enormous project on its hands, the renovation of the 55-year-old Sun Devil Stadium. It is expected to cost up to $300 million, and as of now, ASU no longer has the man who was in charge of the plan and, ostensibly, raising money for it.
My family moved to Phoenix in 1975, and it seems like Sky Harbor International Airport has been undergoing changes ever since then. The latest large-scale project will be the modernization of Terminal 3 and the eventual closure of Terminal 2 which opened in 1962.