People in Phoenix’s Edison Eastlake neighborhood took part in a 2.5-mile walk Saturday. But they weren’t necessarily participating to get exercise. The Heatmappers Walk and Ride started at Edison Park as part of a public science project.
President Lyndon B. Johnson signed the Colorado River Basin Project Act on Sept. 30, 1968. It was a long journey to get there. The 1968 law authorized the Central Arizona Project, and Arizona was then able to secure billions in federal loans.
A former Mexican governor linked to at least one real estate investment in the Phoenix area has been sentenced to nine years in prison. He was accused of money laundering and criminal association, but some in Mexico say the sentence is not enough.
The Audubon Society just launched a “plants for birds” initiative aimed to encourage Phoenix residents to grow native plants in their yards. Many native bird species have left as non-native plants were introduced in the Phoenix area.
If you’re ready to sweat for science, you’ll have a great opportunity Saturday afternoon at Edison Park in Phoenix. As urban planners and city leaders try to cool the city off and make it more walkable, there’s a growing effort to find more data to help figure out what to do.
This week, the founders of Instagram said they’re leaving the company. The two did not say specifically why they’re leaving, but did indicate they’re ready to do something new. Facebook bought Instagram in 2012 for $1 billion.
Rachel Mitchell, Special Victims Division director at the Maricopa County Attorney’s Office, played an unprecedented role in the Judiciary Committee hearing yesterday, which heard testimony from Dr. Christine Blasey Ford alleging sexual assault by Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh.
Hispanic buying power in Arizona is expected to increase by $10 billion between now and 2022, and is anticipated to top $47 billion this year. Those are among the findings of the new DATOS report, which came out Friday morning.
Supreme Court Justices are intended to be impartial and to preside over a judicial body that is above the partisan fray. But all those pretenses fell away during the eight-hour-long Senate hearing Thursday, where Republican Senators and Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh ripped into Democrats.
To talk about this week’s two Arizona gubernatorial debates, the Brett Kavanaugh hearing and more, Jon Gabriel, editor-in-chief at Ricochet.com, and David Lujan, director of the Arizona Center for Economic Progress, joined The Show.