A stretch of Roosevelt Street between Central and Third Street recently got a new look. Wider sidewalks, new LED lighting and landscaping were just some of the improvements. The idea was to make that stretch more pedestrian and biker friendly. The City of Phoenix plans to continue its efforts to change the way Phoenicians get around town.
Fighting wildfires is a dangerous and difficult job. But researchers said those of us in other lines of work could learn some things from firefighters about dealing with unpredictable and chaotic situations in our own offices.
Yarnell homeowners appealed the dismissal of two lawsuits Monday. The residents’ attorney said the state is liable for the 127 homes burned by the Yarnell Hill Fire, because it failed to contain the fire that started on state land.