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Mesa is ripping out the lovely Riverview Park and replacing it with a hideous stadium? Riverview Park is what prompted me to shop in the Riverview shopping district instead of going to Tempe Marketplace. Remember that spring training only lasts a few months each year. Driving away year-around residents by removing the only decent park in west Mesa seems pretty short-sighted.2 months ago
My family only uses cash at grocery stores. Even though cash can be stolen, it is hack-proof, identity-theft-proof, and enforces spending discipline (when it gone, no more spending happens).3 months ago
The Corporation Commission should demand that SRP rebate the $1million back to the customers since this was obviously surplus funds that SRP stumbled across somewhere. Otherwise, why would they have had to raise rates a few months ago if they had a spare $1million laying around.4 months ago
Unfortunately, it is almost impossible to find anew home that is NOT in an HOA. That is a deal breaker for us. Build some new homes without the HOAs as we will be there in a heart beat.5 months ago
Unlike other store loyalty cards, Walgreens requires BOTH a coupon AND the loyalty card to get many of their deals. I do indeed have TOO MANY of these loyalty cards floating in my purse already.
Bottom line: Our family decided to just stop shopping at Walgreens rather than play this annoying game.
5 months ago
Tax revenues should look better next year when Amazon starts reporting and collecting AZ sales tax (Jan 2013). Even though there is a line on the state income tax form to report taxes due on Internet purchases, my guess is that most AZ residents are massively under-reporting Internet and mail order purchases they did not pay taxes on. Since increasing amounts of holiday purchases are made online, this should help.5 months ago
Why did General Motors pull $10million in ads from Facebook? Because an audit showed that Facebook ads and links generated ZERO car sales. People don't go to Facebook to buy stuff, they go there to socialize with friends.
If I want to know what people think of a business or product, I use Yelp, not Facebook. This is why Facebook stock is struggling. 6 months ago
MySpace is so 2008. Facebook is so 2010. Google+ is so 2012. These are all fads.
When a business says "Like us on Facebook," I know that they are lame and are not interested in serving the vast majority of people who are not on Facebook. 6 months ago
Too little, too late. Windows is too late to the mobile and tablet party. Most users are already either locked into the Apple universe or android option. Why would anyone choose a clunky OS with almost NO apps?6 months ago
Since 2008, taxpayers have had to adjust to the new reality of lower pay, lower home values, loss of pensions and 401K cushions, even loss of jobs with replacement jobs that do not pay what they made before. Taxpayers voted for a temporary 3 year tax to cushion the adjustment that schools were going to have to make to adjust to their new reality. That 3 years is now up. Adjust like the rest of us.7 months ago