The $8.7 billion-buyout of Phoenix-based PetSmart is almost a done deal now that shareholders cast their votes of approval on Friday. As a result, PetSmart will go private under new ownership once the deal closes next week and experts say it could be a good thing for shoppers.
The Tempe skyline isn’t typically one that would blow you away. It’s not on par with Chicago or New York City or any number of other smaller communities. But this is the place where experimental philosopher Jonathon Keats has decided to place his millennium camera, which hopes to document 1,000 years of change in Tempe.
As baby boomers age, retiring to the Southwest has become a popular option, making Arizona home to one of the largest Alzheimers populations in the country. That makes it a desirable place for Alzheimers research, but will patients be willing to participate in new studies?
The federal government announced this week it has awarded more than $2 billion to people exposed to radiation during the atomic tests near Las Vegas in the 1950s. But it still has not recognized the county that was exposed to the highest levels of radioactive fallout.
You’ve probably seen colorful portraits and surreal landscapes popping up on Phoenix walls and buildings over the past several years. Street artists have turned a once rebellious act into a medium that Phoenix has come to celebrate and local businesses pay for.
Though a lot of people, male and female, dream about working in sports, the reality is that many pro organizations are up-and-down on and off the field and aren’t especially focused on employee satisfaction.