KJZZ News

To help us figure out the world of pop culture, we talked to KJZZ’s Sarah Ventre.
Aug. 5, 2015
Roosevelt Row planters
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.
Aug. 5, 2015
Fake grass turf
Water sanctions on California residents during the drought are being noticed by Arizona homeowners.
Aug. 5, 2015
The Wave
In order to visit The Wave, near the Utah-Arizona border, you have to obtain a permit from the Bureau of Land Management — and only about 10 percent of the 73,000 annual applicants get one.
Aug. 4, 2015
Arizona Cardinals
As the Arizona Cardinals hit the field for training camp, a recent study by Emory University ranks the team's fans as most likely to "jump on the bandwagon."
Aug. 4, 2015
Firefighters working the fire line.
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.
Aug. 4, 2015
wild horses
The Tonto National Forest is planning to round up horses on its land. The Forest Service has given a week notice for owners to come claim their horses that may be roaming around the forest.
Aug. 4, 2015
Google Fiber map
Google Fiber is one step closer to landing in the city of Tempe and bringing faster Internet service to the community.
Aug. 4, 2015
Reporters who are embedded with American military units chronicle the activities of those groups and the soldiers within them.
Aug. 4, 2015
Guadalupe Fire
Arizona has been hit by catastrophic wildfires in recent years, but this has been an extremely mild season so far in the state.
Aug. 4, 2015
The availability of health care in rural Arizona has long been a concern.
Aug. 4, 2015
John Stevens
John Stevens was a storyteller at the recent fashion-themed storytelling night. John is the visual manager of Barney's New York in Scottsdale.
Aug. 4, 2015
VA Medical Center
Local and regional leaders with the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs were at the Phoenix VA medical center Tuesday with an update on patient wait times and disability benefits backlogs.
Aug. 4, 2015
queen bee
Bee colony populations continue to drop because of several factors not well understood by scientists. However, new research may allow scientists to mimic how bees naturally vaccinate their young.
Aug. 4, 2015
Yarnell Hill Fire house
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.
Aug. 4, 2015
Prescott firefighters are still trying to contain the Sa Hill fire after lightning ignited it near the town of Mayer on Sunday night.
Aug. 4, 2015
cairns
Hikers on Arizona trails use cairns to mark the way and also to express themselves. But critics say moving rocks alters the landscape, causing erosion and evicting insects from their homes. They say it can also confuse hikers.
Aug. 4, 2015
Phoenix homeowners who say flight paths that have plagued their neighborhoods with noise want a federal appeals court to step in.
Aug. 3, 2015
Cholla Power Plant
Under the final Clean Power Plan, Arizona has one of the “moderate goals” for reducing carbon emissions, according to the Environmental Protection Agency.
Aug. 3, 2015
Road flooded sign
A small town in north Tucson experienced some heavy monsoon rains, causing local flooding.
Aug. 3, 2015

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