The Temple Playlist on Spotify and biennial program showcases Tempe bands and helps them get bookings. Maja Aurora, Tempe’s community arts manager, talks more about the program with The Show. → Hear more interviews from The Show
The Phoenix Fire Department said the number of outdoor combustible storage fires has decreased 50% in the past year. The department credits a program they launched two years ago, after the largest fire in the department’s history.
The Show spoke with sport and exercise medicine doctor and clinical assistant professor at the University of Arizona College of Medicine — Phoenix Leah Hillier about how female athletes tend to suffer injuries at higher rates than male ones.
Arizona’s third year of legalized marijuana has been hard for people in the industry. The thumbs of growers have become so green that there is an oversupply. And as multistate operators set up, local brands have to compete for shrinking shelf space in a limited number of dispensaries.
The Phoenix City Council is agreeing to pay millions of dollars to the family of a former Somali refugee fatally shot by police. A federal lawsuit filed by the family of Ali Osman alleged that Phoenix systematically failed to train, supervise and manage its Police Department.
The Show spoke with Carmen Guerrero, who runs the Cultural Coalition, and Alana Hernandez, who is senior curator and CALA Alliance Curator of Latinx Art at ASU's Art Museum, about the lack of a Latino Cultural Center in Phoenix despite the large population of Latinos.
The family of the high school student who drowned in Show Low Lake this summer is suing the Phoenix Union High School District. Christopher Hampton’s family wants $50 million to settle the case. → More Arizona education news
Bars in Arizona will not serve alcohol after 2 in the morning during the Arizona Diamondbacks’ first trip to the World Series in 22 years. Gov. Katie Hobbs declined to approve the extended hours after a request from Republican lawmaker Matt Gress.