In a report to council members, City Manager Ed Zuercher said Phoenix has spent $8.7 million of the $9 million the city has received in insurance funds and $2.1 million of library reserve funds to cover restoration work and upgrades at Burton Barr Central Library.
A long-running feud between the Arizona Diamondbacks and the Maricopa County Stadium District over who should pay for work on Chase Field may soon come to an end — and district officials want to hear what the public thinks.
The Arizona Legislature left the state Capitol this session without passing any major water legislation. That’s a problem, experts say, when both groundwater pumping and Colorado River policy need attention.
Hundreds of Valley teachers welcomed their students back into the classroom Friday after a week of closures when educators across the state walked out to demand the legislature restore education funding to pre-recession levels.
Most 80-year-olds have some aches and pains and definitely wouldn’t be able to fly or save the world. But Superman isn’t your typical octogenarian. So when you look up in the sky, you just may see him up there — along with the birds and the planes.
The Heard Museum has a big opening tonight. They are debuting Dear Listener: Works by Nicholas Galanin, a mid-career retrospective of the 38-year-old artist whose work spans everything from fashion pieces and works on paper to video installation and performance art.
The #RedForEd movement was just the latest in a broader movement across the country that includes teachers walking out to increase their pay and bring hundreds of millions of dollars back into K-12 systems. But this is a battle that’s been going on for some time — at least since the Great Recession.
Many schools around the state have reopened today following the teacher walkout, but Tucson Unified School District’s classrooms remain closed as officials complete their process of welcoming students back and figuring out logistical items.