David Cavazos has agreed to leave his job as city manager in Santa Ana, Calif. To put Cavazos’ departure from Santa Ana in perspective, we spoke with Dustin Gardiner. He covers Phoenix City Hall for The Arizona Republic and azcentral.com.
Tempe City Council will vote Thursday whether to adopt ordinances that would set a speed limit of 28 mph on roads, 20 mph on shared use paths, require helmets for riders under 18 and prevent kids from riding e-bikes.
While Gov. Doug Ducey said he is bullish on giving public school teachers a 4-percent pay raise this year, he did favor raising the limit corporations can donate to private and parochial schools for scholarships.
The study found cameras reduced crashes 24 percent at intersections and 37 percent on other road segments. “People are driving safer and better in Scottsdale everywhere because we have photo enforcement,” said Scottsdale Transportation Director Paul Basha, noting that collisions were reduced even at places without cameras.
Saying the most pressing need is keeping teachers in classrooms, the top teachers in Arizona want Gov. Doug Ducey to spend all of his new education dollars in a pay hike rather than spreading the cash around.
Last week we heard from Sheriff Paul Penzone about his plans for his first 100 days in office. KJZZ’s Jimmy Jenkins was at the press conference and sat down with the sheriff for a one-on-one interview.
Bill Kurtis reads three quotes from the week’s news: Invisi-bill, Scaredy Spice, Prime Purchase. Our panelists read three stories about someone with a real good reason to move out of their house, only one of which is true.