Over the next 35 years, Phoenix's Street Transportation Department plans to spend more than $2 billion, with the majority used for new and resurfaced roads. As work gets underway, the private sector may have to play by some new rules.
Little libraries have popped up in Valley neighborhoods and even one barbershop. More than 30 little free libraries are in Tempe, 26 were funded by a pilot program that reimburses people for building the colorful book boxes.
Seventy years after it was built, the first major grain storage facility in the Valley could be demolished. A developer is scheduled to make his case to the Phoenix Historic Preservation Commission today.
"Hillbilly Elegy," a book about white working-class Americans, just marked its 33rd week on the New York Times' best-seller list. It and other political themed books are changing things for booksellers.
New programs will likely be needed if Phoenix wants to meet its recycling goals. By 2020, council members want to see 40-percent of waste diverted from the landfill. That’s going to involve more recycling and composting. And, it will also mean more employees and equipment.
It’s time for the KJZZ Friday Newscap. Our special guest panelists this week are Brahm Resnik, political reporter and anchor at KPNX Channel 12 and host of "Sunday Square Off," and Marcus Dell'Artino, partner at First Strategic in Phoenix.
Arizona is a state that’s full of ghost stories and tall tales, from Montezuma’s hidden treasure to the legend of the lost Dutchman’s gold in the Superstitions. And those stories have been passed down in cowboy poetry and folk music for decades.