It's now legal to buy and distribute fireworks in Arizona...but it's not legal to use them in various cities due to concerns about brush fires and safety.Here and Now host Steve Goldstein takes a look at talks to Kingman city manager Jack Kramer about the need for a controlled environment to keep the community safe from brush fires.
In this AZ-Edition of StoryCorps, German Audies Cadenas talks with his friend Pedro Lopez about his determination to graduate from ASU in spite of numerous obstacles. StoryCorps is an independent nonprofit whose mission is to provide Americans of all backgrounds and beliefs with the opportunity to record, share and preserve the stories of our lives.
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KJZZ's Bri Valdivia sits down with Notaro for a brief interview about starting her writing career in Phoenix. Notaro will be at Changing Hands Bokstore for a book signing and reading Thursday, July 28th at 7pm.
Washington’s inability to solve our nation’s debt problem is getting the attention of more than just politicians and economists. Now, average citizens are wondering what it will take to do something about it.
Guatemala is one of the poorest countries in the hemisphere. And the people who live there face a constant question. Should I risk leaving? Many already have...About a million Guatemalans live in the United States.
Many events are scheduled around the valley to commorate the 10th Anniverary of the 9/11 attacks. A listing of those events can be found here. Never Forget 9/11 Memorial Walk -- 7am at the Chase Bank Tower (201 N.
Otto Shill, chairman of the Mesa Chamber of Commerce's Public Policy Council, talks about his role as moderator of the Mesa Chamber's candidate forum. The forum is being held due to the recall of Senate president Russell Pearce.
Arizona is bringing in more money than expected. August revenues were around eight and a half percent higher than the same month last year. And, so far this fiscal year, the state has collected one and a half billion dollars more than it did last year.
Mark Brodie fills in for host Steve Goldstein. Brodie talks to the new consul general of Israel for the southwestern United States about the decision to admit Palestine as a member of UNESCO. They also talk about the importance of Israel's relationship with the Arizona and the US.
As a tough economy continues to squeeze many budgets, the rental market is expanding beyond traditional items like apartments or cars. What else are you renting? Whether it's for personal or business use, KJZZ's Changing America Desk wants to learn more about what sorts of things you're renting that you once would have purchased instead.
KJZZ invites you to enter its Rome and Sorrento Italy Adventure with roundtrip airfare by US Airways. Your chance to win begins right now. Picture yourself strolling around ancient Rome and the Vatican, scaling the Spanish Steps, overlooking the beautiful Bay of Naples, driving along the Amalfi Coast and savoring seaside meals followed by a glass of Limoncello.
Several political experts weigh in on Sheriff Joe Arpaio's apology for the mishandling of alleged sex crimes ...and whether or not he has the support necessary to retain his current position. Also, Ted Simons explains the reasons behind changes on PBS's Horizon.
Take part in a televised Beyond Sprawl Town Hall discussion about Arizona's future as it makes its way through a post- economic housing boom-- Jan. 17, 2012, 7-9 p.m. at Rio Salado College’s Conference Center at 2323 W.
The S&P Case-Shiller Home price Index, the leading measure of U.S. home prices, announced today that while nationally home prices are still below where they were a year ago, Phoenix did show a slight increase of point-three percent -- KJZZ's Lynn Kelly has more.
Geri Nyman wasn’t a typical vet. In the early 1940s, she was one of the first female pilots who flew transport and training missions across the country -- while the men were away at war. PETER O'DOWD: Geraldine Nyman was a WASP.
Pima County just rejected nearly $2 million in federal immigration funds, saying it allows local law enforcement to target immigrant communities. Why the county sheriff says that decision will hurt public safety.