Some U.S. counties are rebounding faster and stronger than others post-Recession. Several by a lot. What these places have in common is what’s called a “super city,” or county, with certain characteristics that drive growth.
Sonora Governor Claudia Pavlovich was in Scottsdale last week for the annual Arizona-Mexico Commission summit. Pavlovich said she wants to focus on creating what she called "a mega-region" of the two states designed to attract companies interested in doing business on both sides of the border.
Forensic pathologists— you know, the docs who do autopsies— are in high demand these days. Nationwide, there are twice as many open jobs as there are people to do the work. That means attracting and keeping these physicians can be a challenge, an issue Maricopa County is currently trying to tackle.
New numbers from the U.S. Census Bureau show the country’s Hispanic population grew by more than a million people between July 1 of 2014 and the same date a year later – that’s a more than 2 percent increase.
It’s something we all like to forget about, but, every day, 130 million gallons of wastewater is sent from our sewer system to a treatment plant near 91st Avenue and Broadway Road. There, it’s broken down, treated, and almost entirely reused.
The Arizona Board of Regents held a special meeting this week in Phoenix. On the docket was an in-depth discussion regarding concerns about leadership transitions at the University of Arizona Medical School Campus downtown.
On July 5, 2011, a massive dust storm rolled over the Phoenix area. The National Weather Service called it “historic.” The haboob made headlines and it jump started the career of one Valley man who happened to be in the right place at the right time — camera in hand.