The Southwest drought continues, and its impact is being felt in Lake Mead. The Colorado River reservoir has shrunk to its lowest levels since the completion of Hoover Dam in 1936. The lake is only 37 percent full.
At first, the forecast sounds pretty good. Over the next decade, the National Restaurant Association says restaurant jobs in Arizona are expected to grow by 19 percent. Now, consider this: turnover in the hospitality sector topped 70 percent last year, the highest since the Great Recession.
If you’ve sped by a deactivated speed camera in the last few months, the free ride is over. Photo enforcement cameras are turning back on across the Valley after many were suspended for the last two months.