On the heels of Reverend Jesse Jackson demanding workforce diversity statistics from Silcon Valley tech companies, there's a push to get the same stats out of Arizona's biggest power company. In Phoenix, activist Revered Jarrett Maupin is organizing people to join him in demanding Arizona Public Se ... More >>
Arizona Public Service's apparent "dark-money" spending for two Arizona Corporation Commission members appears to have paid off. Four Republican candidates were vying for two open seats on the commission in tonight's primary election, and the two who APS allegedly preferred were comfortably in the ... More >>
A news release published for a pro-solar-energy Republican group features a fake, pro-Obama logo for the group that was created by its critics. Tuesday's post about the news release on Rose Law Group's website would appear to erase any doubt that TUSK, fronted by Jason Rose and Barry Goldwater Jr., ... More >>
If you've driven past the Phoenix VA hospital at Indian School Road and Seventh Street in the past couple of years, you couldn't help but notice its large solar-carport project. Most of the panels have been sitting idle, New Times has learned, collecting sunlight but not transmitting electricity an ... More >>
An official "unusual event" was declared at the Palo Verde Nuclear Generation Station west of Phoenix on Saturday after water in a junction box outside of reactor containment building caused an electrical short.KTAR (92.3 FM) radio is the only outlet that appears to have reported the incident, but m ... More >>
Lauren GilgerMembers of the Valley Forward Association eat their cheesecake and listen to the panel of speakers slated for the event: Robert McClendon of McClendon Farms, Leslie Curry of Whole Foods Markets and Michael Stebner of True Food Kitchen.Forty years ago, Leslie Curry changed her diet. Sh ... More >>
Beautiful Fossil Creek just northwest of Payson was given the status of "Outstanding Arizona Water" today by state officials, mandating that government must protect it from harm. In a 3-1 vote, the Governor's Regulatory Review Council approved new state water quality standards that protect bo ... More >>
OnePlace gives new meaning to the phrase, "Rock me, Jesus"
The Arizona Corporation Commission appears poised to toss solar power into the shadows
Supervisor Mary Rose Wilcox got the bargain of the century. Why?
Everything you ever wanted to know about swamp coolers, but were afraid to ask the guy at Home Depot
Business and environmentalists agreed for once, and a beautiful Arizona stream will return to us.
Arizona's letting the Big Three utilities steal countless millions from us by standing in the way of solar energy
Jerry Colangelo and his pals have gobbled up the lion’s share of public development dollars. If downtown’s to be saved, City Hall’s got to share the wealth.
Pretzels are a logical -- and safe -- choice at Walker's Cafe
Building new cultural facilities is a risky business for Valley cities.
Phoenix officials told volunteers planning an expensive millennial downtown bash to think big. It seems as though nobody was thinking at all.
Phoenix Community Alliance's new plan for the Capitol Mall sends the homeless scrambling while the city looks the other way
No matter what happens on the field, ASU athletics hits pay dirt every game--with a nonstop stream of advertisements
Jim Irvin is poised to give the GOP a Corporation Commission majority for the first time in a decade. If that happens, Democratic activist Barbara Sherman and her mentor, Commission chairman Renz Jennings, will both wind up losers.
NRC contemplates $50,000 fine over Palo Verde nuclear plant blazes
Since the Great Depression, Izora Hill has helped the mentally ill, raised five children, worked as a cook, a teacher, a laundress and a janitor, invested in real estate, run for office, advised political leaders and spied on them. She achieved success as
THE VALLEY'S HOTTEST POLITICAL STRATEGISTS TEAMED UP TO PUSH MLK DAY. NO WONDER IT FAILED.
Foundations' wish is to stop achain letter requesting business cards for dying boy
WHEN IT COLLECTS AIRBORN SAMPLES OF RADIOACTIVE DUST, PALO VERDE THINKS SMALL
STATE LAWMAKERS SOLVED MANY PROBLEMS THIS SESSION. UNFORTUNATELY,MOST OF THE PROBLEMS WERE BIG BUSINESSES'.
FOR ONCE, BIG BUSINESS AND EDUCATORS ARE IN CONCERT. BUT WILL LAWMAKERS FACE THE MUSIC
DOES FIREFIGHTING CAUSE CANCER? STATE'S STUDY INCONCLUSIVE.