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Chandler’s Communications and Public Affairs Director Nachie Marquez was selected as the city’s new assistant city manager.
So Sierra Vista Republican Rep. David Stevens wants to make it more difficult to get public records.
The effects of SB 1062 on gays may depend on where people live and work.
When the Academy Award nominations are announced later this week, one name you won’t be hearing is “After Tiller” for best documentary feature. The film failed to make the shortlist of 15 documentaries in contention (announced in December), which is an extremely unfortunate omission. No, it may not be a crowd-pleaser like “20 Feet from Stardom” or innovate the art form as “Stories We Tell” and “The Act of Killing” have, but “After Tiller” is an immensely important piece that, with any luck, will be screened in communities for months and years to come.
Tribune contributing columnist Bill Richardson discuses the latest Tempe mayor and city council issues with KPHO-TV.
From the perspectives of economic growth and city government, 2013 was a “banner year” for Chandler. That is how Mayor Jay Tibshraeny described it.
The last 12 months in Tempe were filled with new projects that will benefit the region’s economy coming in, a successful season from the Arizona State University football team, the reimagining of ASU mascot Sparky, and even the completion of a triathlon by Rep. Kyrsten Sinema, making her the first member of Congress to do so in office. And all of that just scratches the surface of a busy year in the city.
Today is the 222nd anniversary of the ratification of the Bill of Rights, the first 10 amendments to the U.S. Constitution that guarantee so many freedoms from government excess that we often take for granted.
The worst moment of the 2013 Ironman Arizona Mayor’s Media Challenge was the first one, when the competitors entered the murky waters known as Tempe Town Lake at 7 a.m. My kicks — a burned-out pair of running shoes — filled with the brown substance expeditiously, and I never fully adapted to the cold.
Tempe Town Lake is in for some changes following a Nov. 7 City Council vote.
A snap decision outside of some Mesa convenience stores resulted in tough lessons for 10 shoppers during a recent police operation.
On Nov. 5, voters across the East Valley will vote on several items concerning additional city- and school-district funding that would add millions of dollars to continue funding education efforts or to continue city and school-district improvements.
Officials: Nearly half of teens drink; 20 percent get alcohol from parents
“If you’ve got the money honey, I’ve got the time; we’ll go honky tonkin’ and we’ll have a time.”
The Tempe City Council voted 7-0 Thursday night in favor of a $12.4 million upgrade for the Tempe Town Lake dam.
Town of Gilbert planning and development officials will continue reaching out to the community as they gear up to bring the proposed downtown Heritage arts, culture and entertainment district to the Town Council on Sept. 5.
Council member Joel Navarro has been quoted as saying he was “livid” at the lack of a minimum service requirement in the Tempe transit contract. We should remind him that he and the rest of the Tempe City Council voted to give the transit contracting authority to (RTPA) without debate on November 15th, 2012.
Last week there was some good news and some not so good news for East Valley cities.
Tens of thousands of bus riders in Phoenix's sprawling eastern suburbs were left without rides to work Thursday after drivers went on strike in a dispute with the company that just took over operations for the area's regional transit system.
Hundreds of bus drivers went on strike Thursday in several Phoenix suburbs, shutting down service that serves some 57,000 riders daily in the affected suburbs and on routes to other cities.
After years of planning by both the college and the location’s developer, Grand Canyon University President Brian Mueller announced the Christian university will build its new campus in one of Mesa’s newest, fastest growing areas.
Mesa City Council members Scott Somers and Dennis Kavanaugh were each named to a separate Valley Metro board of directors.